American Zen - LEVEL 4 = Kung Fu Cowboy
This was the story of Coyote's life, a musical autobiography. During the mixing of the album, in May 2010, record producer Richard Connor decided to change the name of the album to suit its new storyline:
KING SOLOMON'S TEMPLE.
There were already, songs on PART 1 and PART 2 of KUNG FU COWBOY about Masonry. With only a few songs being shifted around, Coyote was able to create a new musical story about Hiram Abif, the head architect of King Solomon's Temple. The story includes the love triangle between Hiram and Jubilum, a burp from King Tyre, and the story of King Solomon from boyhead to King.
The song, "Hiram Abif," was already the story of Hiram and included Coyote singing the parts of Jubila, Jubilo, and Jubilum, all with different voicings. As Hiram moves about the Temple in the song, his vocal pans from left to right to left...
Format: 192kbps mp3 (highest quality)
June 9, 2010
Genre: Rock & Roll, Folk Rock, Surf Music, Classic Rock, Spoken Word, Bass Poetry, Rock Opera
Similar to artists: John Lennon, The Beatles, Arlo Guthrie, Alice Cooper, Jethro Tull, Lynard Skynard, The Rolling Stones, Meatloaf, Jesus Christ Superstar
Produced by Richard Del Connor for Shaolin Records
Artist: American Zen
Author/Composer/Lyricist/Poet: The Hippy Coyote
Bandmembers: The Hippy Coyote performing all instruments and vocals, except the song, "Elaine," which includes Bruce Candelaria on drums, and Scott Hitchings on keyboards.