Monday, January 19, 2009
Looking Down The Road
There are a couple of great tribute albums coming in March. We are not ready to take orders for these just yet but we couldn't wait to share the news.
Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm, produced by Bill Bentley, Stephen Brower, David Katznelson and Shawn Sahm, celebrates the life of a true American music visionary.
List of confirmed artists at press time (with more to be announced)
Delbert McClinton / Texas Me
Levon Helm / She's About a Mover
Los Lobos / And It Didn't Even Bring Me Down
Jimmie Vaughan / Why, Why, Why
Alejandro Escovedo / Too Little Too Late
Greg Dulli / You Was For Real
Dave Alvin / Dynamite Woman
The Gourds / Nuevo Laredo
Terry Allen (with Joe Ely) / I'm Not That Kat Anymore
Freda & the Firedogs / Be Real
Shawn Sahm (with Augie Meyers) / Mendocino
Joe 'King' Carrasco & Texas Tornados / Adios Mexico
Charlie Sexton / Magic Illusion
Then, also for March, we have:
Americana heavyweights unite to pay tribute to friend and musical compadre Chris Gaffney with A Man of Somebody's Dreams: A Tribute to the Songs of Chris Gaffney.
1 JOE ELY "LIFT YOUR LEG "
2 BOZ SCAGGS "MIDNIGHT DREAM"
3 LOS LOBOS "MAN OF SOMEBODY'S DREAMS"
4 DAVE ALVIN "ARTESIA"
5 PETER CASE "SIX NIGHTS A WEEK"
6 TOM RUSSELL "IF DADDY DON'T SING DADDY BOY"
7 CALEXICO "FRANK'S TAVERN
8 JAMES McMURTRY "FIGHT (TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT)"
9 THE TEXAS TORNADOS "THE GARDENS"
10 JIM LAUDERDALE w/ OLLABELLE "GLASSHOUSE"
11 THE IGUANAS "GET OFF MY BACK LUCY"
12 ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO "1968"
13 ROBBIE FULKS "KING OF THE BLUES"
14 JOHN DOE "QUIET DESPERATION"
15 DAVE GONZALES "TIRED OF BEING ME"
16 BIG SANDY Y LOS STRAITJACKETS "SILENT PARTNER"
17 DAN PENN "I'M SO PROUD"
18 CHRIS GAFFNEY "GUITARS OF MY DEAD FRIENDS"
Posted by Village Records News & Notes at 5:01 PM