I'm holding out for the super ultra expanded edition which is rumored to include several rare limited edition collectible digital downloads, a flexi-picture disc and a Ryan Adam's bobble-head doll!
Here's a few newer ones I have been listening to lately:
'Closer To The Bone'-----Kris Kristofferson
'Use Me'-------------------David Bromberg
'Kin'------------------------Rodney Crowell/Mary Karr
'The Wilderness'----------Cowboy Junkies
'Ghost On The Canvas'---Glen Campbell
Alejandro Escovedo -- "Big Station" -- fun, poignant, rich storytelling, rockin'...
I'm just finished listening to it for the first time.
Have to say I'm impressed straight off the bat.
Gene Clark - NO OTHER,.
A strange work of genius and beauty.
brilliant album...just love Gene's
Kin by Rodney Crowell and Mary Karr. Been playing this all week in anticipation of the show I saw last night at Freight and Salvage in Berkeley. Phenomenal show-Steuart Smith's guitar playing was wonderful and majestic. This album is a definite contender for album of the year, or top ten at least. If you like female country singers-this is the album for you-Norah Jones, Lucinda, Roseanne, Emmy Lou, Lee Ann-each does a song and they are all great-just a fabulous CD.
For those of you from my generation (to be from "my generation" you need to have heard The Who, on AM radio, singing My Generation in the mid-60's) check out Great Gypsy Soul by Tommy Bolin and others. Others include Warren Haynes, Nils Cline, John Scofield, Derek Trucks, Peter Framption, Steve Lukather and a few more. I was surprised how much I dig this one. It's a tribute to Tommy - they took his original recordings and added guitar and vocals. Give it a listen.
Ready to shoot someone. Okay maybe not literally. Been trying for the Ryan set for 1/2 hour now and have to go back to work. I'm the boss so I can stay longer but I do need to get back to work! Why didn't they (Pax-Am) think this through better? Why wont the who knows how many people give up and stop trying to get on! Why must they be as stubborn as me!? Anyone else try to get through? In that case - stop! Go away! :)
Stina, I know you are a self-proclaimed nerd but 130 skins is a lot for the box set and then it weighs 13 pounds and you have to ship it to Canada! God bless you for your passion for Ryan's music. As for me, I'll be sitting this one out.