Mesabi - Tom Russell
Track Listing
  1. Mesabi
  2. When the Legends Die
  3. Farewell Never Never Land
  4. The Lonesome Death of Ukulele Ike
  5. Sterling Hayden
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  1. Mesabi
  2. When the Legends Die
  3. Farewell Never Never Land
  4. The Lonesome Death of Ukulele Ike
  5. Sterling Hayden
  6. Furious Love (For Liz)
  7. A Land Called "Way Out There"
  8. Roll the Credits, Johnny
  9. Heart Within a Heart
  10. And God Created Border Towns
  11. Goodnight, Juarez
  12. Jai Alai
  13. Love Abides
  14. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
  15. The Road to Nowhere
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There's a couplet in "When Legends Die" that expresses what drives Mesabi, songwriter Tom Russell's latest effort: "Well, most of 'em are gone, but they fly around/Like angels in my unconscious mind...." Full of musically and lyrically imaginative legends, myths, elegies, and homages, the songs on Mesabi speak readily from the very grain of Russell's craft. It is named for the iron range in northern Minnesota near Hibbing, the birthplace of Bob Dylan, the muse of this set. Russell makes no apologies: the title track quotes ...

Mesabi 2011, Shout! Factory

UPC: 826663127751

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