Originally released back in the year 1999, musician, painter, actor, director, and producer John Lurie delivers this masterpiece of a record by way of his half-Malian, half-Jewish alter ego, Marvin Pontiac. This is the first time The Legendary Marvin Pontiac’s Greatest Hits has ever been made available on vinyl! Written and performed by Lurie featuring Evan Lurie, John Medeski, Kenny Wollesen, G. Calvin Weston, Marc Ribot and Tony Garnier."

“In my formative years, as an aspiring bass player, there was nothing I listened to more than Marvin Pontiac.”
– Flea

“A dazzling collection! It strikes me that Pontiac was so uncontainably prescient that one might think that these tracks had been assembled today.” – David Bowie

“A Revelation.” – Leonard Cohen

“This record has changed my life.” – John Lurie

“Marvin would kick your ass for nothing. A true genius, Marvin was a pure original.” – Iggy Pop

“The innovation and possibility in this music leaves me speechless.” – Beck

“Marvin is good.” – Angelique Kidjo

“...beds of eerie, hypnotic, textural rhythm with that tragic voice of the American male floating on top, or actually below.” – Mike Gordon, Phish



Side A I'm A Doggy 3.31 Small Car 5.49 Runnin' Round 3.42 Now I'm Happy 3.49 Power 4.05 Side B Wanna Wanna 4.51 Rubin 3.36 Arms & Legs 2.45 Little Fly 1.43 Bring Me Rocks 3.35 Pancakes 4.34

Originally released back in the year 1999, musician, painter, actor, director, and producer John Lurie delivers this masterpiece of a record by way of his half-Malian, half-Jewish alter ego, Marvin Pontiac. This is the first time The Legendary Marvin Pontiac’s Greatest Hits has ever been made available on vinyl! Written and performed by Lurie featuring Evan Lurie, John Medeski, Kenny Wollesen, G. Calvin Weston, Marc Ribot and Tony Garnier."

“In my formative years, as an aspiring bass player, there was nothing I listened to more than Marvin Pontiac.”
– Flea

“A dazzling collection! It strikes me that Pontiac was so uncontainably prescient that one might think that these tracks had been assembled today.” – David Bowie

“A Revelation.” – Leonard Cohen

“This record has changed my life.” – John Lurie

“Marvin would kick your ass for nothing. A true genius, Marvin was a pure original.” – Iggy Pop

“The innovation and possibility in this music leaves me speechless.” – Beck

“Marvin is good.” – Angelique Kidjo

“...beds of eerie, hypnotic, textural rhythm with that tragic voice of the American male floating on top, or actually below.” – Mike Gordon, Phish



Side A I'm A Doggy 3.31 Small Car 5.49 Runnin' Round 3.42 Now I'm Happy 3.49 Power 4.05 Side B Wanna Wanna 4.51 Rubin 3.36 Arms & Legs 2.45 Little Fly 1.43 Bring Me Rocks 3.35 Pancakes 4.34

754697444196
Greatest Hits

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Format: Vinyl
Label: NORTHERN SPY RECORDS
Genre: Rock/Pop
Rel. Date: 04/21/2018
UPC: 754697444196

Greatest Hits

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Originally released back in the year 1999, musician, painter, actor, director, and producer John Lurie delivers this masterpiece of a record by way of his half-Malian, half-Jewish alter ego, Marvin Pontiac. This is the first time The Legendary Marvin Pontiac’s Greatest Hits has ever been made available on vinyl! Written and performed by Lurie featuring Evan Lurie, John Medeski, Kenny Wollesen, G. Calvin Weston, Marc Ribot and Tony Garnier."

“In my formative years, as an aspiring bass player, there was nothing I listened to more than Marvin Pontiac.”
– Flea

“A dazzling collection! It strikes me that Pontiac was so uncontainably prescient that one might think that these tracks had been assembled today.” – David Bowie

“A Revelation.” – Leonard Cohen

“This record has changed my life.” – John Lurie

“Marvin would kick your ass for nothing. A true genius, Marvin was a pure original.” – Iggy Pop

“The innovation and possibility in this music leaves me speechless.” – Beck

“Marvin is good.” – Angelique Kidjo

“...beds of eerie, hypnotic, textural rhythm with that tragic voice of the American male floating on top, or actually below.” – Mike Gordon, Phish



Side A I'm A Doggy 3.31 Small Car 5.49 Runnin' Round 3.42 Now I'm Happy 3.49 Power 4.05 Side B Wanna Wanna 4.51 Rubin 3.36 Arms & Legs 2.45 Little Fly 1.43 Bring Me Rocks 3.35 Pancakes 4.34