VA – Vanity of Vanities: A Tribute to Connie Converse (2017)

Posted by Green on March 17, 2018as

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Connie ConverseConnie Converse was a remarkable composer who worked in the 1950s and 1960s.By 1974, depressed over her lack of recognition and success, she packed up her belongings and drove off never to be heard of again. Little known in her lifetime, she is now viewed as a pioneer of the modern singer/songwriter genre.

This exciting compilation collects 16 of her most unique and soulful songs performed by an all-star group of contemporary singer/ songwriters.
Featuring an informative essay by musician and Converse scholar David Garland, Vanity of Vanities is a heartfelt tribute to one of the unsung heroes of contemporary songwriting.

Tracks:

1. Cassandra Jenkins – Honey Bee [02:25]
2. Sam Amidon – Trouble [02:48]
3. Martha Wainwright – One By One [03:09]
4. Arone Dyer & Greg Saunier – Playboy of the Western World [04:43]
5. Jesse Harris – John Brady [02:03]
6. Elysian Fields – Man in the Sky [05:28]
7. Mike Patton & Alain Johannes – How Sad, How Lovely [02:35]
8. Petra Haden – Roving Woman [03:13]
9. Margaret Glaspy – Talkin’ Like You [03:08]
10. Laurie Anderson – Sad Lady [03:31]
11. Big Thief, Jeff Tweedy & Twain – There Is a Vine [01:49]
12. Jessika Kenney & Eyvind Kang – Witch and the Wizard [06:45]
13. Sarah Jarosz – Fortune’s Child [02:42]
14. Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone – I Have Considered the Lilies [03:30]
15. Karen O – Sorrow Is My Name [03:10]
16. Cassandra Jenkins – Honey Bee (Version Two) [03:09]

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