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Rev. Howard Finster - Man of Visions FLAC album

Performer: Rev. Howard Finster
Genre: Folk and World music
Title: Man of Visions
Released: 1981
Style: Gospel
FLAC version ZIP size: 1682 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1828 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1644 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 709

Howard Finster, Howard Finster From God-Man Of Visions, Rev. Howard Finster, Man Of Visions, The Reverend Howard Finster. Just A Little Tack, A Portion Of A Sermon ‎(7").

Here is Howard Finster’s children’s record -so begins the liner notes for Man of Many Voices. This recording will be of great interest to anyone who wants to learn more about legendary preacher, folksinger, storyteller, and acclaimed vernacular artist Howard Finster. Recorded at his studio in Paradise Garden in 1984, Finster is at his most relaxed and endearing as he tells stories of his adventures as both a young and old man. The album features spoken-word yarns, songs, and animal calls (hollers) of all sorts.

Howard Finster (December 2, 1916 – October 22, 2001) was an American artist and Baptist minister from Georgia. He claimed to be inspired by God to spread the gospel through the design of his swampy land into Paradise Garden, a folk art sculpture garden with over 46,000 pieces of art. His creations include outsider art, naïve art, and visionary art. Finster came to widespread notice in the 1980s with his album cover designs for . Finster, Howard and Patterson, Tom. (1989). Stranger From Another World: Man of Visions Now on This Earth. Howard Finster: Man of Visions. Howard Finster: Man of Visions", The Clarion, Fall 1989. Peacock, Robert (1996). Paradise Garden: A Trip Through Howard Finster’s Visionary World, Chronicle Books.

The Rev. Finster paints and discusses his divine inspirations while we tour the artworks in his yard. Howard Finster, Man of Visions (1983). 9 min Documentary, Short. The Rev. Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch. View production, box office, & company info. Do you have any images for this title? More of What You Love. Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet. Get the IMDb app. Cast & Crew.

This book, like so much of Howard Finster's work, is a mess. Beauty, banality, prophecy, self-promotion, and chaos all exist side by side in Finster's art, and all of those qualities are on display in this book. Every bit of space on every page is filled - with hand-written reminiscences, poems, tributes to friends, newspaper clippings, drawings, family photographs, etc. It's a mess, and it's fascinating. The weakest aspect of the book is the poetry. Finster has included a large number of poems, This book, like so much of Howard Finster's work, is a mess.

Howard Finster, Album Cover Design, Paradise Garden, Art Sites, Grandma Moses, China Art, Craft Desk, Visionary Art, Naive Art. Kate Wodell. A Baptist reverend and self-taught artist, Howard Finster believed he was on a mission from God to spread the word of the Gospel and paint sacred art. He created his own Plant Farm Museum, a total folk art environment with multiple structures decorated with his colorful work in rural Georgia.

Envisioning Howard Finster is a mythological tale rooted in serious and extensive scholarship that greatly enriches our knowledge of Finster and his context in late twentieth-century American culture. Colin Rhodes, author of Outsider Art: Spontaneous Alternatives. Howard Finster was an itinerant Baptist preacher and jack-of-all-trades handyman in a backwater town of northern Georgia when he suddenly received a vision (embodied in a smudge of paint on his finger) that commanded him to create sacred art.


A1 Some Of These Days
A2 Old Time Religion
A3 The Saints Go Marching In
A4 I Want To Cross Over
A5 Five Come A Five / Cripple Creek
A6 Coming Around The Mountain
B1 Rock Of Ages
B2 Victory In Jesus
B3 It's A Grand And Glorious Feeling
B4 I'll Fly Away
B5 Explanation Of The Devil And Faith
B6 I Don't Know Why
B7 There's an Eye Watching You


  • Artwork – Rev. Howard Finster
  • Producer – Jeffery Camp
  • Recorded By, Edited By, Producer – Victor Faccinto


Recorded and edited by Victor Faccinto between December, 1979 and June, 1980 in Summerville, Georgia and Winston-Salem, North Carolina