Songs for Insomniacs 85: Bear, “The Hungry Dogs of New Mexico”

The American southwest has never sounded lonelier, thanks to the neglected folk-rock trio Bear (1968).

Guitarist Artie Traum would later perform the song with his brother and fellow guitar virtuoso Happy Traum. Here’s a live version.

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Music: Discovering the lost and forgotten. Politics: Exposing injustice. Screenwriting: Emotional storytelling.