Posts by date : August 2011

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 […]

A Bluegrass Tribute – Pickin’ On Eagles On A Dark Desert Highway (2005)

Posted by Zorn on August 23, 2011 with No Commentsas

Tracklist: 1. Already Gone 2. Lyin’ Eyes 3. New Kid In Town 4. Best Of My Love 5. Take It To The Limit 6. Peacful Eay Feelin’ 7. Love Will Keep Us Alive 8. The Long Run 9. On The Border 10. The Last Resort mp3 VBR~220 kbps | 69 MB | FSo

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, […]

WC Edgar – Old School Survivor (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 22, 2011 with No Commentsas

WC is as good as they come and with a voice to match. You’ll hear vocal influences from Johnny Paycheck to David Allan Coe, all delivered with an attitude that pulls no punches in letting the listening audience know who’s boss. The BEST Country Music CD you’ll hear this year! mp3 192 kbps | 81 […]

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 […]

Sleepy Eyed Fox – Weary Hearts (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 22, 2011 with No Commentsas

This band, which consists of 2 brothers, a sister, a drummer, and a banjo player, are truly a mix and match of all that is great about music. If you had a musical blender, add 1 part of the passion of Mumford, 1 part of the jam band-y-ness and fun of OAR, 1 part harmonies […]

Tennessee Ernie Ford – Tennessee Ernie Ford The Greatest Hits & More (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 22, 2011 with No Commentsas

Born in Bristol, Tennessee, to Clarence Thomas Ford and Maud Long, Ford began his radio career as an announcer at WOPI-AM in Bristol, Tennessee. In 1939, the young bass-baritone left the station to study classical singing at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music in Ohio. First Lieutenant Ford served in World War II as the bombardier […]

Stephin Merritt – Obscurities (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 21, 2011 with No Commentsas

Stephin Merritt‘s latest collection offers 14 songs from the songwriter’s earlier years leading up to his classic Magnetic Fields album 69 Love Songs. The record includes five previously unreleased tracks—featuring three from his science fiction musical Song From Venus. In addition, Merrit’s compilation includes work from his other projects Buffalo Rome, the 6ths and the […]

Monroeville – Monroeville (2011)

Posted by Zorn on August 20, 2011 with No Commentsas

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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 […]

The Chigger Hill Boys & Terri – Oh Well (2010)

Posted by Zorn on August 17, 2011 with No Commentsas

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Cathie Ryan, Robin Spielberg, Susan McKeown – Mother (2010)

Posted by Zorn on August 17, 2011 with No Commentsas , ,

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

Posted by Zorn on August 17, 2011 with No Commentsas

mp3 192 kbps | 57 MB | FSo | WU

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 […]