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Old No 1 (1975)

Artist: Guy Clark
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Format: CD
Sku: 206466042
UPC: 646315053920
UPC 14: 00646315053920
Release Date: 2/19/2008
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Rita Ballou ~ Guy Clark
2. L.A. Freeway ~ Guy Clark
3. She Ain't Goin' Nowhere ~ Guy Clark
4. Nickel for the Fiddler, A ~ Guy Clark
5. That Old Time Feeling ~ Guy Clark
6. Texas, 1947 ~ Guy Clark
7. Desperados Waiting For A Train ~ Guy Clark
8. Like A Coat From The Cold ~ Guy Clark
9. Instant Coffee Blues ~ Guy Clark
10. Let Him Roll ~ Guy Clark

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote 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).
Muze PNote Audio Remixer: Neil Wilburn.
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Paul Brookside.
Muze PNote Recording information: RCA Studios, Nashville, TN.
Muze PNote 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.

Producer: Neil Wilburn; Filippo Salvadori (Reissue)

Engineer: Al Pachucki; Ray Butts; Tom Pick

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist David Paul Briggs
Muze Guest Artist Emmylou Harris

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.

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations These Days
Muze Music Compilations Songwriter Collection
Muze Music Compilations Best Of Americana
Muze Music Compilations Sugar Hill Records:retrospective(w/ Bonus DVD)
Muze Music Compilations All Amrcn Cntry Roadt(3cd
Muze Music Compilations Poet:tribute To Townes Van Zandt

Associated Artists and Works

Earle, Steve

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 03/03/2008
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1975
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 359
Music Label Name Label : DBK Works
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00646315053920

Product Attributes

Product attributeArtist:   Clark,Guy
Product attributeLabel:   Dbk Works
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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