iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Corky's Debt to His Father by Mayo Thompson, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Corky's Debt to His Father

Mayo Thompson

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Album Review

Although this, to put it mildly, is not a record for mainstream tastes, it nevertheless may be more palatable to pop ears than any of Thompson's numerous Red Krayola records. With a folkier bent than his group projects, Thompson projects himself as a lovable oddball of sorts, stringing together free-associative, non-sequitur lyrics against chord progressions and time signatures that, as is his wont, refuse to adhere to accepted norms. Much of it's rather catchy (if not hummable), though, with a whimsical sense of fun that makes it impossible to dismiss as pretentious artsiness.

Customer Reviews

So Good!

This is by far the best album that no one has ever heard of. If I were stranded on a desert island and only had 5 albums to listen to, this would be one of them.

I love this album.

It's insane The Velvet Underground is practically a household name compared to Mayo Thompson and Co. Buy this album. It is rediculously good.

Biography

Born: Houston, TX

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Thompson is primarily known as the leader (and only constant member) of the Red Krayola, the long-running underground band that initially made their mark on the '60s psychedelic scene, and went on to become noted players in the post-punk era. In 1970, he released a little-known album under his own name, Corky's Debt to His Father, for the small Texas Revolution label. By and large it's as unclassifiably oddball as his Red Krayola stuff. But on the whole it's more accessible and, in a way, rather...
Full Bio
Corky's Debt to His Father, Mayo Thompson
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

Followers

Contemporaries