Lee Hazlewood Industries: There's a Dream I've Been Saving 1966-1971
Light in the Attic
This lavish multidisc set is as eccentric and compelling as its subject: producer-Svengali Lee Hazlewood's long reach through psych-pop, girl-group sugar and country rock on his LHI label. Best known for hits with Duane Eddy and Nancy Sinatra, Hazlewood was, at LHI, a Phil Spector with acid-age license and an ear for the future (a young Gram Parsons), kitsch (Ann-Margret) and vocal class (Honey Ltd.). His solo work is another country entirely, like Johnny Cash at a Pink Floyd session, with a baritone that goes down like cognac.