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Merrill Clark: Operating Engineer

A short bit of agonizing over whether or not to crack the seal followed my one dollar purchase of this local San Jose, CA bulldozer man lp. I guess it just seemed like another likely candidate for the better left to the imagination section. Glad my curiosity got the best of me though as it’s a pretty neat record. Merrill mostly sings in a deep, brawny baritone of his pride to be one of the elite few steam-shoveling us into modern strip-mall bliss. You’ll never find him in the Welfare line, no sir! Anyhow, the stand-out cut here for me sees him straying slightly from his Johnny Cash blue-print and, amazingly enough, gettin’ a ‘lil fonkay…

“The Legend of Johnny Green”

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