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Format: CD
Sku: 60195368
UPC: 601143002526
UPC 14: 00601143002526
Release Date: 9/3/1996
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Truck Driving Man - Don Walser ~ Various Artists
2. Will There Be Big Rigs In Heaven - Buck Owens & His Buckaroos ~ Various Artists
3. Nitro Express - Red Simpson/Junior Brown ~ Various Artists
4. Miss Marie & The Bedford Blaze - Marty Stuart ~ Various Artists
5. Truckstop Girl - Kelly Willis ~ Various Artists
6. Mother Trucker - Shaver ~ Various Artists
7. Lookin' At The World Through A Windshield - Son Volt ~ Various Artists
8. Diesel, Diesel, Diesel - Del Reeves/Jim Lauderdale ~ Various Artists
9. Wagon Of Clay - Cheri Knight ~ Various Artists
10. White Freight Liner Blues - Steve Earle (live) ~ Various Artists
11. Highway Junkie - The Yayhoos ~ Various Artists
12. Semi-Truck - Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun ~ Various Artists
13. Mama Was A Rock (Daddy Was A Rolling Stone) - Kay Adams/BR5-49 ~ Various Artists
14. I'm Coming Home - Nick Lowe & The Impossible Birds (live) ~ Various Artists
15. Truck Drivin' Man (Give It All I Can) - Bottle Rockets ~ Various Artists
16. Six Days On The Road - Rig Rock Deluxe ~ Various Artists
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Producers include: Buck Owens, Kelly Willis, Eric "Roscoe" Ambel.
Muze PNote Includes liner notes by Holly George-Warren and Jeremy Tepper.
Muze PNote Personnel: Junior Brown (vocals, guitar, steel guitar); Dan Baird, Eric Ambel, Nick Lowe, Steve Earle, Brian Henneman (vocals, guitar); Gary Bennett, Jay Farrar, Buck Owens (vocals, acoustic guitar); Terry Christoffersen (vocals, electric guitar, dobro, banjo); Chuck Mead, Dave Boquist, Bill Kirchen (vocals, electric guitar); Hawk Shaw Wilson, Terry Anderson (vocals, drums); Kelly Willis, Rosie Flores, Toni Price (vocals, background vocals); Kim McAbee, Dale Watson, Del Reeves, Don Walser, Jim Boquist, Jon Langford , Kay Adams, Keith Christopher, Lou Whitney, Marty Stuart, Red Simpson, Wayne Hancock, Billy Joe Shaver, Kim Richey, Cheri Knight (vocals); Andy York (guitar, electric guitar); Norman Blake (guitar, dobro); Eddy Shaver, Tom Parr, Garry Tallent, Richard Bennett , Brad Davis (guitar); Pat Buchanan, Jon Graboff, Casper Rawls (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Peter Bonta (acoustic guitar); D. Clinton Thompson, Bruce Langfeld (electric guitar); Don Herron, Buddy Charleton (steel guitar); Joe Flood (mandolin, fiddle); Peter Rowan (mandolin); David Mansfield , Howard Kalish, Rani Arbo, Brantley Kearns (fiddle); Jim Shaw, Joe Terry , Billy Livsey, Danny Levin (piano); Geraint Watkins (keyboards); Tom Ray (acoustic bass); Roy M. "Junior" Husky (upright bass); Gurf Morlix (6-string bass); Craig Wright, Mark Ortmann, Michael Heidorn, Keith Levreault, Greg Stocki, Jack O'Dell, Jim McCarty , Will Rigby, Bobby Irwin (drums); Bobby Lloyd Hicks (tambourine); Mike Delevante, Bob Delevante (background vocals).
Muze PNote Audio Mixers: Dusty Wakeman; Jeremy Tepper; Albert Caiati; Peter Doell; Randall Hage Jamail.
Muze PNote Liner Note Authors: Jeremy Tepper; Holly George-Warren.
Muze PNote Recording information: Bee Creek Studios, Austin, TX; Castle Studio, Nashville, TN; Chez Flames, New Orleans, LA; Coyote Recording Studio, Brooklyn, NY; Fat Tracks, Bakersfield, CA; Gino, Stockolm, Sweden; Hit Shack "B" Room, Austin, TX; Montague Book Mill, Montague, MA; Moondog Studios, Nashville, TN; Pedernales Recording Studios, Spicewood, TX; Studio, Springfield, MO; Tape Kitchen, Brooklyn, NY; Treasure Island Recorders, Nashville, TN; Wally Cleaver's Recording Studio, Fredericksburg, VA.
Muze PNote Photographer: Jeremy Tepper.
Muze PNote Unknown Contributor Roles: The Bottle Rockets; Buck Owens & His Buckaroos.
Muze PNote The advantage Rig Rock Deluxe has over other tribute albums is that, for the most part, we either don't know the original versions of these songs, or they're new. That, combined with the genuine fun most of these artists seem to be having, makes Rig Rock Deluxe a hoot. Don Walser kicks things off inimitably with "Truck Driving Man." He's a tough act to follow, but artists including (but not limited to) Buck Owens, Red Simpson, Junior Brown, Shaver, Steve Earle, Son Volt, and the Bottle Rockets do their caffeinated best. Only a couple of songs don't make the grade: Kelly Willis' "Truckstop Girl" for not using a pocka-chicka backbeat and Nick Lowe's "I'm Coming Home" for being recorded in Stockholm. The whole shebang winds up with Dale Watson, Rosie Flores, Wayne Hancock, Toni Price, Kim Richey and many others performing as Rig Rock Deluxe on "Six Days on the Road." Makes for a great ride. ~ Brian Briscoe

Engineer: Mike Caiati; Max Reese; Keith Keller; Larry Greenhill; Albert Caiati; Lou Whitney; Mark Spencer; Mike Janas; Neil Brockbank; Andy Taub; Peter Bonta; Peter Coleman; Son Volt; Steve Starnes; Thom Monahan

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 09/03/1996
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1996
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 25
Music Label Name Label : Upstart
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Mixed
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00601143002526

Professional Reviews

Entertainment Weekly (9/20/96, p.83)
- "Awright! Proof that 20 years after his cultural apogee, America's highwayman can still inspire great music..."

- Rating: A

Q (12/96, p.164)
- 3 Stars (out of 5)
- "...this is wonderful, if somewhat repetitive stuff....Best heard blasting down the M1 late at night with caffeine coursing through your veins towards the end of six days on the road."

Option (1-2/97, p.103)
- "...a first-rate album. These are solid tunes with a unified theme....do yourself a favor and track down RIG ROCK DELUXE."

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