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The Music of Merrell Fankhauser
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New Releases ~

Due April 2018

The song 'Lila' from Merrell's legendary album Fapardokly is featured in the soundtrack of the film 'Chappaquiddick'.

Due January 2018

Tiki Lounge Live
For a number of years Merrell has been producing a much-loved TV variety show “The Tiki Lounge.” Now, fans can discover the magic Fankhauser creates with this live concert album, Tiki Lounge Live, set to be released on 12 January 2018 via Goldenlane Records. Enjoy performances by Fankhauser as well as special guests Ed Cassidy of Spirit (his last ever recording), The Brymers, Lindsey Ikeno, and Merrell's son Tim Fankhauser and more!

Due June 2015

Signals From Malibu
A new album named after the strange radio signals coming from underwater near Malibu - see my review of Signals From Malibu

Due December 2014

Calling From A Star - The Merrell Fankhauser Story
Merrell's autobiography published by Gonzo Multimedia


Coming up in July and August 2011 are the following:

The Best Of
A two disc set of 32 songs covering Merrell's career from 1964 to the present day. Includes some unreleased and some newly recorded songs.

Return to Mu
A CD and DVD set that includes the excellent Return to MU album (previously released in 2000) plus the documentary of the same name that Merrell made with William E McEuen. The documentary looks at all aspects of Merrell's career.

Tiki Lounge
Volumes 1 and 2 contain six episodes from Merrell's cable TV show. Each volume includes an additional CD of songs taken from the show, as well as a few unreleased songs.

All these titles are being released by Gonzo Multimedia -


Tiki Lounge Live cover

Signals From Malibu cover

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