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Eden's Island (1960) is a musical album by eden ahbez for Del-Fi Records. It is his only recorded solo LP.

In 1959, he began recording instrumental music, which combined his signature somber tones with exotic arrangements and (according to the record sleeve) "primitive rhythms". He often performed bongo, flute, and poetry gigs at beat coffeehouses in the Los Angeles area.

This mixed beatnik poetry with exotica arrangements. Ahbez promoted the album through a coast-to-coast walking tour making personal appearances, but it sold poorly.

It included the songs "Full Moon" and "Island Girl".

Tracklist

A1 Eden's Island Flute – Eden Ahbez A2 The Wanderer A3 Myna Bird Flute – Eden Ahbez A4 Eden's Cove Vocals – Eden Ahbez A5 Tradewind A6 Full Moon B1 Mongoose Vocals – Eden Ahbez B2 Market Place B3 Banana Boy Vocals – Eden Ahbez B4 The Old Boat Flute – Eden Ahbez B5 Island Girl B6 La Mar Flute – Eden Ahbez



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