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Ancestral Faces CD cover © 2011 THE STONE AGE INSTITUTE®. The "ancestral faces" are (left to right) Homo habilis, Homo erectus, and Homo heidelbergensis, and (bottom) Australopithecus boisei ("Zinjanthropus").

 

Ancestral Faces (instrumental)

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This instrumental version of "Ancestral Faces" was inspired by recordings of Latin artist Trini Lopez. Nick Toth won his Ohio high school talent show in 1969 with a rendition of Trini Lopez's version of "LaBamba," (on the same Brooklyn High School stage where Elvis Presley in 1956 gave his first filmed concert, search "http://scottymoore.net/brooklynoh.html"). In our recording of "Ancestral Faces," Nick is playing the melody, with Seymour playing the solo.

 

"Ancestral Faces" © 2011. Music and Lyrics by Nicholas Toth and Kathy Schick, THE STONE AGE INSTITUTE®. All rights reserved.

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Lead guitar:
Seymour Duncan

Guitar:
Sage Benado

Guitar:
Nicholas Toth

Bass:
Henry Corning

Drums & percussion:
Tom Schoenemann

Percussion:
Kathy Schick

Engineer:
Kevin Loyal

Recorded at Echo Park Studio © 2011, THE STONE AGE INSTITUTE®.
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