Esopus CD #4: Imaginary Friends

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Several months before going to press, we sent an email inviting Esopus subscribers to submit descriptions of their imaginary childhood friends. We then passed along the 25 we received (describing everything from distinctly human activity pals to vaguely threatening letters of the alphabet) to 13 musicians, each of whom chose one friend as inspiration for a song.

READ DESCRIPTIONS OF SUBSCRIBERS’ IMAGINARY FRIENDS

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The Prayers and Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers
Lisa
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Perry Wright is the driving force behind The Prayers and Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers, a rotating group of Durham, NC–based musicians. The band’s album, The Mother of Love Emulates the Shapes of Cynthia, was released in 2005 on Bu Hanan Records.

PLAYLIST
01
The Prayers and Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers
Lisa
02
Tim'm T. West
Brown Buick, Brown House
03
Vetiver
Quiri Quirano
04
Kimya Dawson
The Competition
05
Solex
Little Doo Dootz
06
Kate Pierson & Pat Irwin
Bunnies
07
Jon Langford
W
08
Ruth Gerson
Kibby, Zocky Merino, and the Man with the Moustache
09
Grant Hart
Barbara
10
Avey Tare
Judy Biworker
11
JFK
Henny-Penny
12
Tara Jane ONeil
Delores
13
The Caulfield Sisters
Judy
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