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Guy Clark tribute album

22 Dec 11 - 08:12 PM (#3278681)
Subject: Guy Clark tribute album
From: Stewie

For those who may be interested, I have just listened to my copy of this superb tribute to a master songsmith. Check out the stellar list of contributors.

This one's for him.

--Stewie.


22 Dec 11 - 08:47 PM (#3278689)
Subject: RE: Guy Clark tribute album
From: pdq

I think Jerry Jeff Walker did a fine job with LA Freeway back when, but it looks like all these versions are recently recorded.

Odd to see Terri Hendrix included is the list of top name singers.


22 Dec 11 - 11:00 PM (#3278736)
Subject: RE: Guy Clark tribute album
From: GUEST,999

Guy Clark is awesome. He sings well and interprets with respect and verve. Damned-good guitar picker and fine song writer. I love his work. Also, I think that Homegrown Tomatoes is (are) brought to life with his take on it (JD, eat your heart out). Kinda song that makes ya walk stately and jauntily, all at once.


22 Dec 11 - 11:23 PM (#3278743)
Subject: RE: Guy Clark tribute album
From: PHJim

It looks very good. Sorry to not see Like A Coat From The Cold on there, but I guess you can't do 'em all.


22 Dec 11 - 11:36 PM (#3278750)
Subject: RE: Guy Clark tribute album
From: GUEST,999

You can, but then nobody buys it because it's too expensive.


23 Dec 11 - 03:16 AM (#3278791)
Subject: RE: Guy Clark tribute album
From: evansakes

Tribute albums can be patchy but this one seems top quality.

Just heard 'Homeless' by Shawn Camp on the radio....it sounded even better than Guy's original


23 Dec 11 - 05:22 AM (#3278812)
Subject: RE: Guy Clark tribute album
From: Big Al Whittle

What an aching pity the English folk community were too biassed , tone deaf, idiotic, brain dead, xenophobic and plain dumb - not to have championed the talents of Jack hudson. A once in a generation voice who did the definitive versions of guy Clarks songs. After hearing jack's versions - Guy Clark's own versions seemed a bit of a let down.

Jack is a name that should have been on that track list. And quite frankly - its the world's loss, and England's shame.

Love Joe Ely by the way - always have, but can't believe he would have done Dublin Blues as well as Jack used to.


23 Dec 11 - 05:34 AM (#3278815)
Subject: RE: Guy Clark tribute album
From: Backwoodsman

"What an aching pity the English folk community were too biassed , tone deaf, idiotic, brain dead, xenophobic and plain dumb - not to have championed the talents of Jack hudson."

Not all of us Al, some kept the faith!

Shame we can't persuade The Maestro Jack Hudson to come out of retirement and record an album of covers of songs written by Guy, Kris, Gordy, Kate Wolf et al. That would be some album!


05 Nov 13 - 05:14 AM (#3572959)
Subject: RE: Guy Clark tribute album
From: GUEST

Had the pleasure of playing support for him at Bob Hills Gentlefolk club in Alcester. Stylish and precise should get in the studio.