Kottke usually sounds like 2 or 3 people playing at once. There's a great video of Kottke called Leo Kottke: At Home and Away. Most of the earlier records are just Kottke singing and playing. Some of the newer ones are kind of new-age sounding with electronic keyboards and stuff. My favorite records are Guitar Music and One Guitar No Vocals which are both just solo guitar. But I like to hear him sing too. I've seen him live a couple of times, very special, don't miss him if he comes around.
The Kottke Connection
The Unofficial Leo Kottke Website
6 and 12 string Guitar - 1969 - Takoma
This was his first record. It got people's attention.
Details from Fantasy website
Mudlark - 1971 - Capitol
Greenhouse - 1972 - Capitol
My Feet are Smiling - 1973 - Capitol
Ice Water - 1974 - Capitol
Chewing Pine - 1974 - Capitol
Dreams and All that Stuff - 1974 - Capitol
Leo Kottke - 1976 - Chysalis
Burnt Lips - 1978 - Chysalis
Balance - 1979 - Chrysalis
Guitar Music - 1981 - Chysalis
This one is solo guitar only. Excellent record.
Time Step - 1983 - Chysalis
A Shout Towards Noon - 1986
Regards From Chuck Pink - 1988
My Father's Face - 1989
That's What - 1990
Great Big Boy - 1991
Peculiaroso - 1991
Live - 1996
Standing in My Shoes - 1997
The Leo Kottke Anthology - 1997 - Rhino Records
Have not checked this out, but it is probably the one to get if you just want one.
Details from Rhino
One Guitar No Vocals - June 29, 1999 - Private Music
Clone - 2002 - BMG
with Mike Gordon (bassist from Phish)
Try and Stop Me - 2004 - BMG
with Los Lobos!
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