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Robert Earl Keen – Ready for Confetti (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 31, 2011 with No Commentsas

Ready For Confetti is the 16th release in a celebrated career that spans 30+ years, and shows no signs of slowing down. Robert Earl Keen has toured extensively throughout most of his career, creating a loyal and extensive fan base. On any given night, the audience at a Robert Earl Keen show can be a mix of blue collar, white collar, young, middle aged, academic, honky tonk, hipster, city slicker, collegiate, socially conscious or socially inept. All are welcome and all gain something from the experience that keeps them coming back. Robert Earl Keen is a songwriter’s songwriter, who skillfully blends elements of folk, jazz, country, blues, rock, Texas swing and spoken word with his wry wit and penchant for satire. His songs make people laugh, cry, dance, sing and most importantly, think. Through all of this, the common thread that runs through Keen’s impressive body of work is the narrative. Robert Earl Keen is a master storyteller who stands side-by-side with the great storytellers of his era, in any genre. The sun-splashed title track, the swing-filled “Top Down,” the reggae-infused “Waves On The Ocean,” the venom-laced “The Road Goes On and On” and the country ballad “Paint The Town Beige” will confirm that Ready For Confetti is Robert Earl Keen in top form. Ready For Confetti was produced by Lloyd Maines (Dixie Chicks, Flatlanders), who also produced Keen’s critically acclaimed 2009 album The Rose Hotel (Lost Highway).

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Bob Dylan – The Bob Dylan Tribute 1962-1992 (1992)

Posted by Zorn on August 30, 2011 with No Commentsas

CD 1:
01. John “Cougar” Mellencamp & Al Cooper – Like A Rolling Stone
02. John “Cougar” Mellencamp & Al Cooper – Leopard Skin Pill Box
03. Stevie Wonder – Blowin’ In The Wind
04. George Thorogood – Wanted Man
05. Sophie B. Hawkins – I Want You
06. Lou Reed – Foot Of Pride
07. Pearl Jam – Masters Of War
08. Tracy Chapman – The Times They Are-A-Changin’
09. Johnny Cash & June Carter – It Ain’t Me Babe
10. Willie Nelson – What Was It You Wanted
11. Kris Kristofferson – I’ll Be Your Babe Tonight
12. Johnny Winter – Highway 61 Revisited
CD 2:
01. Ron Wood – Seven Days
02. Richie Havens – Just Like A Woman
03. The Clancy Brothers – When The Ship Comes In
04. Sinead O’Connor – Reciting Bob Marley
05. Neil Young – Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
06. Neil Young – All Along The Watchtower
07. Chrissie Hynde – I Shall Be Released
08. Eric Clapton – Love Minus Zero
09. Eric Clapton – Don’t Think Twice
10. The O’Jays – Emotionally Yours
11. The Band – When I Paint My Masterpiece
CD 3:
01. Rosannah Cash & June Carter – You Ain’t Going Nowhere
02. George Harrison – If Not For You
03. George Harrison – Absolutely Sweet Marie
04. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – License To Kill
05. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Rainy Day Woman
06. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers & Roger McGuinn – Mr.Tambourine Man
07. Bob Dylan – Song To Woody
08. Bob Dylan – It’s Allright Ma
09. Bob Dylan Eric Clapton Tom Petty George Harrison & Roger McGuinn – My Backpages
10. Bob Dylan & The Entire Cast – Knockin’ on Heavens Door

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Little Feat – Collection 8 Album (1971-1979)

Posted by Zorn on August 27, 2011 with No Commentsas

Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles. Although the band has undergone several changes in its lineup, the music remains an eclectic blend of rock and roll, blues, R&B, boogie, country, folk, gospel, soul, funk and jazz fusion influences.
This collection includes the original Little Feat, during years while Lowell George was alive. Lowell was a member of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention. Payne had auditioned for the Mothers, but had not joined. They formed Little Feat along with former Mothers’ bassist Roy Estrada and drummer Richie Hayward from George’s previous band, the Factory. The name of the band came from a comment made by Mothers’ drummer Jimmy Carl Black about Lowell’s “little feet.” The spelling of “feat” was an homage to The Beatles.
There are three legends about the genesis of Little Feat. One has it that George showed Zappa his song “Willin’,” and that Zappa fired him from the Mothers of Invention, because he felt that George was too talented to merely be a member of his band, and told him he ought to go away and form his own band.
While touring in support of his solo album in June 1979, at the age of 34, George collapsed in his hotel room in Arlington, Virginia. An autopsy determined the cause of death was a heart attack, although it is considered likely that George’s excess weight, (formerly chronic) drug usage, and the strain of touring contributed to his condition.
The surviving members finished and released Down on the Farm before disbanding in 1979. The band was revived in the late 1980s and continued actively performing. The following eight albums represent the recordings of Little Feat up until the time of his death. (Lowell George, 1945 – 1979).

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Various Artists – Songs of Janis Joplin – All Blues’d Up! (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 25, 2011 with No Commentsas

Tracklist: 1 – Tracy Nelson – What Good Can Drinkin’ Do 2 – Tad Robinson – Move Over 3 – Etta James – Ball and Chain 4 – Otis Clay – Piece of My Heart 5 – Lonnie Brooks – Maybe 6 – Lu Ann Barton – One Good Man 7 – Paul Black – […]

America – America (1971)

Posted by Zorn on August 25, 2011 with No Comments
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Tracklist: 1. Riverside 2. Sandman 3. Three Roses 4. Children 5. A Horse with No Name 6. Here 7. I Need You 8. Rainy Day 9. Never Found the Time 10. Clarice 11. Donkey Jaw 12. Pigeon Song America Gerry Beckley – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Chimes, Piano Dewey Bunnell – Vocals, Guitars Dan Peek – […]

Neil Young – American Tour Compilation (4CD) (2007)

Posted by Zorn on August 24, 2011 with No Commentsas

Here is the 2007 American Tour Compilation (edited and compiled by Rustbucket). It fits on 4 CDs (2 from the acoustic sets and 2 from the electric sets) and includes the best available version of every song played on this leg of the tour (October to December 2007). This is a great alternative to getting […]

VA – 4 Blues Guitar Masters (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 24, 2011 with No Commentsas

Tracklist: 01. Lucky Peterson – Money Changes Everything 02. Joe Louis Walker – Way Too Expensive 03. Bill Perry – Itchin’ For It 04. Magic Slim – How Many More Years 05. Lucky Peterson & Tamara Peterson – Been So Long 06. Bill Perry – Can’t Afford To Die 07. Joe Louis Walker – Midnight […]

VA – Johnny Boy Would Love This… A Tribute to John Martyn [2CD] (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 23, 2011 with No Commentsas

Expansive 30-song tribute album to the mind-bending British folkie who passed away in 2009…four decades of pioneering acoustic music that incorporated “Echoplexed” psychedelica and jazz touches made Martyn an iconic, cult figure among critics, fans and his peers …In the works for a few years, the project includes a number of notable participants including Beck, […]

Allman Brothers Band – Live Beacon Theatre In New York (3CD) (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 22, 2011 with No Commentsas

Tracklist: Disc 1 01. Statesboro Blues 02. Done Somebody Wrong 03. Stormy Monday 04. You Don-t Love Me 05. Hot-Lanta 06. In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed 07. Whipping Post Disc 2 01. Mountain Jam 02. Trouble No More 03. The Sky Is Crying 04. Don-t Keep Me Wonderin- Disc 3 01. Good Morning Little Schoolgirl […]

Guy Clark – Songs & Stories (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 17, 2011 with No Commentsas

Guy Clark is one of the most revered writers in Nashville, a musician whose weathered tales and down home demeanor personify the essence of today’s singer/songwriter standard bearers. Songs and Stories will alleviate that disparity, given its unplugged format and the spotlight that’s shined on shared anecdotes and some superb songwriting. With his grainy, husky […]

Ralph Stanley II – Born To Be A Drifter (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 17, 2011 with No Commentsas

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Drive-By Truckers – Sometimes Late at Night – Live (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 16, 2011 with No Commentsas

Tracklist: 1. When I Ran Off and Left Her 2. Used to Be a Cop (Live in Atlanta, GA) 3. Everybody Needs Love (Live in Madison, WI) 4. Get Downtown (Live in Atlanta, GA) 5. Mercy Buckets (Live in Atlanta, GA) 6. Buttholeville State Trooper (Live in Atlanta, GA) With special guest Cody Dickinson and […]

Van Morrison – Ahoy, Rotterdam May 23rd 1981

Posted by Zorn on August 15, 2011 with No Commentsas

Musicians: John Allair – keyboards Herbie Armstrong – guitar Pete Wingfield – keyboards David Hayes – bass Mark Isham – trumpet Peter Van Hooke – drums Mick Cox – guitar Tracklist: 1. It’s All In The Game > You Know What They’re Writing About (incomplete) 2. Bright Side Of The Road 3. Full Force Gale […]

The Bottle Rockets – Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 15, 2011 with No Commentsas

The legendary Bottle Rockets, hailing from St. Louis and extant since 1992, are still going strong and set to release Not So Loud: An Acoustic Evening With the Bottle Rockets on Bloodshot.The record was cut live in a 19th century schoolhouse in St. Louis and aims to spotlight “a dimension of the band easily overlooked” […]

Van Morrison – His Band And The Street Choir (1970)

Posted by Zorn on August 12, 2011 with No Commentsas

Musicians Van Morrison – guitar, harmonica, tenor saxophone, vocal Judy Clay – backing vocals on “If I Ever Needed Someone” Alan Hand – piano, Hammond organ, celeste Emily Houston – backing vocals on “If I Ever Needed Someone” Keith Johnson – trumpet, Hammond organ John Klingberg – bass John Platania – electric and acoustic guitars, […]

Pat Haney – Wrong Rite of Passage (2000)

Posted by Zorn on August 11, 2011 with No Commentsas

Pat Haney is from the same part of the country as Chris Knight, and according to his biographical information, actually worked in the same BP gas station that Knight once worked in. So it is not surprising that Haney brings a lot of that same working class hillbilly angst to his songs that Knight showed […]

North Mississippi Allstars – Do It Like We Used To Do (Live,2cd)(2009)

Posted by Zorn on August 11, 2011 with No Commentsas

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Steve Kightley – Cecil Sharp Project (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 10, 2011 with No Commentsas

Folk musicians Steve Knightley, Jackie Oates, Andy Cutting, Caroline Herring, Jim Moray, Patsy Reid, Leonard Podolak and Kathryn Roberts  creating music celebrating Cecil Sharp. mp3 256 kbps | 122 MB | WU | FSo | ES

Crooked County – Whiskey Burns (1999)

Posted by Zorn on August 10, 2011 with No Commentsas

Toby Purnell and Kurt Squire co-founded Crooked County in 1998 in Bloomington, IN. Purnell can be found on vocals, mandolin, and electric guitar, while Squire plays harmonica. The pair met earlier in the decade when they both played with the Indiana bands Big Mule, Preacher Preacher, and the Mary Janes. Drawing inspiration from Bill Monroe’s […]

Various Artists – Musicares Tribute to Neil Young (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 9, 2011 with No Commentsas

On January 29, 2010, Neil Young was honored as the 2010 MusiCares Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, superstar artists paid tribute to the legendary singer, songwriter and performer with inspired versions of some of his most memorable songs. Proceeds from the sale of this product will provide essential support […]