Old No 1 CD (2008)

Artist: Guy Clark

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Product Overview


Label City Hall Records
SKU 206466042
UPC 646315053920
UPC 14 00646315053920
Format CD
Release Date 2/19/2008
Author Guy Clark
Compilation Appearance These Days
Compilation Appearance Songwriter Collection
Compilation Appearance Best Of Americana
Compilation Appearance All Amrcn Cntry Roadt(3cd
Compilation Appearance Poet:tribute To Townes Van Zandt
Compilation Appearance Sugar Hill Records:retrospective(w/ Bonus DVD)
Associated Artist/Work Earle, Steve
Artist Influence Bob Dylan
Artist Influence Eric Andersen
Artist Influence Hank Williams
Artist Influence Johnny Cash
Artist Influence Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Artist Influence Roger Miller (Country)
Artist Influence Tom Paxton
Artist Influence Tom T. Hall
Artist Influence Willie Nelson
Artist Contemporary Billy Joe Shaver
Artist Contemporary Butch Hancock
Artist Contemporary Chris Wall
Artist Contemporary David Olney
Artist Contemporary Emmylou Harris
Artist Contemporary Fred Neil
Artist Contemporary Hugh Moffatt
Artist Contemporary Jack Hardy
Artist Contemporary Jerry Jeff Walker
Artist Contemporary Jesse Winchester
Artist Contemporary Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Artist Contemporary Joe Ely
Artist Contemporary John Arthur Martinez
Artist Contemporary John Prine
Artist Contemporary Jon Randall
Artist Contemporary Kevin Fowler
Artist Contemporary Kinky Friedman
Artist Contemporary Kris Kristofferson
Artist Contemporary Loudon Wainwright III
Artist Contemporary Mark Fosson
Artist Contemporary Michelle Shocked
Artist Contemporary Mickey Newbury
Artist Contemporary Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Artist Contemporary Robert Earl Keen, Jr.
Artist Contemporary Rodney Crowell
Artist Contemporary Sam Baker
Artist Contemporary Steve Young
Artist Contemporary The Flatlanders
Artist Contemporary Tish Hinojosa
Artist Contemporary Townes Van Zandt
Artist Contemporary Vince Bell
Artist Contemporary Willie Nelson
Artist Contemporary Willis Alan Ramsey
Artist Follower Bill Morrissey (Folk)
Artist Follower Bob Hillman
Artist Follower Butch Hancock
Artist Follower Greg Brown
Artist Follower James McMurtry
Artist Follower Jim Allen (Singer/Songwriter)
Artist Follower Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Artist Follower Jonah Tolchin
Artist Follower Lilly Hiatt
Artist Follower Lucinda Williams
Artist Follower Lyle Lovett
Artist Follower Mary Chapin Carpenter
Artist Follower Richard Buckner
Artist Follower Richard Julian
Artist Follower Slaid Cleaves
Artist Follower Steve Earle
Artist Follower Twin Forks
Technical Info
Engineer Al Pachucki; Ray Butts; Tom Pick
Producer Neil Wilburn; Filippo Salvadori (Reissue)
CatalogID 359
Lable Name DBK Works
Released 03/03/2008
Original Release 1975
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 36m : 13s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00646315053920
Musical Guests
David Paul Briggs
Emmylou Harris
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Guy Clark (vocals, guitar); Pat Carter (vocals, guitar); David Briggs , Lea Jane Berinati (vocals, piano, keyboards); Emmylou Harris, Florence Warner, Gary White, Rodney Crowell, Sammi Smith, Steve Earle (vocals); Chip Young, Dick Feller, Jim Colvard, Reggie Young , Steve Gibson (guitar); Harold Rugg, Hal Rugg (steel guitar, dobro); Jack Hicks (dobro); Johnny Gimble (violin, fiddle); Tommy Williams (violin); Mickey Raphael (harmonica); Chuck Cochran, Shane Keister, Charles Cochran (piano); Larrie Londin, Jerry Kroon, Jerry Carrigan (drums).
Audio Remixer: Neil Wilburn.
Liner Note Author: Paul Brookside.
Recording information: RCA Studios, Nashville, TN.
Having retreated from Texas psychedelia to front a guitar repair shop, Guy Clark was saved from a journeyman life when several of his songs were covered by Jerry Jeff Walker. A recording contract ensued, which Clark embraced with this country/folk masterpiece. Mature lyricism and captivating melodies mark an intimate set enhanced by the singer's raspy, lived-in intonation. These largely autobiographical songs are never introverted and address scenarios of love, longing and aging in a compelling, haunting manner. The evocative "Desperados Waiting For A Train" exemplifies the skills of a crafted songsmith who reclaimed the art of the singer-songwriter at a time when it seemed doomed to self-pity.
Artist Overview
Along with his cohort Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark is one of the most influential singer/songwriters of the Texas troubadour school. Clark began recording in the mid 1970s, and though his albums never broke any sales records, he became known as a songwriter's songwriter. His songs, full of worldly observations in the guise of unpretentiously poetic lyricism, have been covered by an ever-widening group of singers, including Lyle Lovett, Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, and Jerry Jeff Walker.
Disc 1
1 Rita Ballou
2 L.A. Freeway
3 She Ain't Goin' Nowhere
4 Nickel for the Fiddler, A
5 That Old Time Feeling
6 Texas, 1947
7 Desperados Waiting For A Train
8 Like A Coat From The Cold
9 Instant Coffee Blues
10 Let Him Roll
Product Attributes
Artist Clark,Guy
Label Dbk Works
Music Format Compact Disc
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