Farfetched Tangmo Band

Farfetched Tangmo Band

from West Tennessee and the Internets

Close to the Ground (2005)

14 tracks by Farfetched Tangmo Band

This is the first FTB album released. It sprang naturally--and somewhat unexpectedly--out of a series of internet collaborations in songwriting and recording.

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Written and performed by Tangmo and Jay Jackson. If my voice sounds a little sickly, it's because it was. I went into the hospital with life-threatening heart and respiratory problems days after laying vocals for this song. It remains a 'spiritual…read more
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Written and performed by Tangmo and Steve Blizin. Saturday night I'm gonna put on a tie take my truck for a whirl flow down the road across three county lines to see my pretty little black-haired girl Mom will be in the kitchen fixing…read more
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Written and performed by Tangmo and JC Kercheval. Lead Guitars by Thom Polimeros.
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Written and Performed by Tangmo and JC Kercheval.
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Written and performed by Tangmo and Frank Teidemann.
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Written ad performed by Tangmo and Lee Cusenbary. Electric Guitars by Thom Polimeros. A rather sexy song about my guitar.
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Written by Tangmo. Arranged by, and performed with, Phil Close. When this man was a little boy though sick and frail her pride and joy Mamma give him all he need Till he start to shoot up like a weed. He want to stay close He want…read more
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Written and performed by Tangmo and John Kerruish. Tony Blair inspired.
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Written and Performed by Tangmo and Phil Close
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Written by Tangmo and JC Kercheval. Performed with JC and Thom Polimeros.
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Written by Tangmo, arranged by (and performed with) Trevitte Brown.
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Written and Performed by Tangmo and Trevitte Brown.
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Written by Tangmo and Skip Moore. Performed by Tangmo, Skip, and David Brimlow.
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Written by Tangmo. Arranged by, and performed with, Phil Close. This is my song-sized response to the Boxing Day Tsunami in SE Asia.
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Thou Shalt (RPM) (2007)

14 tracks by Farfetched Tangmo Band

With some exceptions and updates, this is the album written and recorded for RPM 2007.

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The Intro track for my/our RPM '07 album.
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With Phil Close on multiple instruments/production. A song mainly about my disrepect for celebrity culture.
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Don't call me the dog's name.
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Instrumental assists from Michael Kardos, overall arrangement by Phil Close, additional vocals from Lee Cusenbary. Envisioned as a cheesy Costa Rican Tourist Board jingle framing a love song.
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Everybody loves the Good old Days. Instrumental and production help from Phil Close
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Thou Shalt not Kill. Stripped down Tangmo.
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Additional instruments and arrangements by Thom Polimeros.
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I co-wrote the lyric with Bill Liggett, and the music with Michael Kardoff. Don't do business with Ms. Calamari.
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This track replaced the one in this position which was on the orginal RPM album. Based on some tales from real-life Houston Bail-bondsman (and frequent collaborator) Jay Lindsey.
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This song was honored by peers at RPM in '07 by being voted into inclusion on an all-RPM compiliation originally intended for HEAR! music. The lyric is about the inevitability of bad times. It's good to live optimistically, but let's face it…read more
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An instrumental "bonus" track for the official release of the album "Thou Shalt".
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Another instrumental "bonus". Sort of a tribute to Danny Elfman, whose soundtracks I'd been listening to quite a bit at the time.
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Instrumental. Not as angry as the title sounds. ;)
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At last, my secret is out. What I really want to be is a Jazz composer. ;)
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