Join the Parade - Marc Cohn
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  1. Listening to Levon
  2. The Calling (Charlie Christian's Tune)
  3. Dance Back from the Grave
  4. If I Were an Angel
  5. Let Me Be Your Witness
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  1. Listening to Levon
  2. The Calling (Charlie Christian's Tune)
  3. Dance Back from the Grave
  4. If I Were an Angel
  5. Let Me Be Your Witness
  6. Live Out the String
  7. Giving Up the Ghost
  8. Join the Parade
  9. My Sanctuary
  10. Life Goes On
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Marc Cohn takes some chances this time out. The sound, while inviting, is generally a bit rougher and dirtier than on his other albums -- thank goodness. His manner of writing has shifted as well, from well-clipped phrases (still present on the album's beautiful gospel and soul-tinged opener, "Listening to Leon") to places where the ends of his lines become absorbed into the instrumental backing. And yes, it is a very good thing. Excellent examples are on the moody second cut, "The Calling (Charlie Christian's Tune)," where ...

Join the Parade 2007, Decca

UPC: 602517458109

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