Public Domain: Songs from the Wild Land ()

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Public Domain: Songs from the Wild Land - Dave Alvin
Track Listing
  1. Shenandoah
  2. Maggie Campbell Blues
  3. A Short Life of Trouble
  4. What Does the Deep Sea Say?
  5. Engine 143
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  1. Shenandoah
  2. Maggie Campbell Blues
  3. A Short Life of Trouble
  4. What Does the Deep Sea Say?
  5. Engine 143
  6. Delia
  7. Dark Eyes
  8. Walk Right In
  9. Murder of the Lawson Family
  10. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
  11. Railroad Bill
  12. Texas Rangers
  13. Mama, 'Tain't Long Fo' Day
  14. East Virginia Blues
  15. Sign of Judgment #
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Drawing from the mother lode of traditional songs in the public domain, songwriter Dave Alvin brings an authentic voice and extraordinary understanding to his chosen tracks. Familiar songs from the folk canon like "Shenandoah" and "Walk Right In" are reworked by him and a full band with arrangements incorporating the roadhouse style they've honed from years of working together. He also unearthed lesser-known songs like "Mama, Ain't Long for Day" (perhaps credited to Blind Willie McTell), "Sign of Judgment," and "Railroad ...

Public Domain: Songs from the Wild Land 2000, Shout! Records

UPC: 012928812221

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