Yes I Know That I Am Free

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1. yes i know that i am free - this song was recorded in 2000 and was the inaugural release on isota records(sody001). my buddy joe finlaw and i worked together at mod lang records in berkeley, california. he wanted to start a label and i wanted to put out a record and this single was the result. i printed all the sleeves on a letterpress and joe got the five hundred copies of the vinyl pressed up and sent out into the world. this song was recorded on a 4-track cassette in my bedroom upstairs at milvia street. i played the guitar and the squeezebox and sang and my friend kris ellis played the guitar.


from What Was Birds: 2000​-​2011, released July 1, 2012



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