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    Hard Rain

    Dylan's 'Hard Rain' is a live album, captured during the second leg of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour.
    It is recorded on 2 dates in May, 1976, during a concert at Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins, Colorado.


    It is the follow up of the 1974 live album 'Before The Flood' which is also released by Music on Vinyl.

    Oddly enough, the album is named after one of his most famous songs, 'A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall' but that song happens to be missing from the album.
    The fact that it poured rain for most of the concert may be the reason for the title.

    1. Maggie's Farm
    2. One Too Many Mornings
    3. Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again

    4. Oh, Sister
    5. Lay, Lady, Lay


    1. Shelter From The Storm
    2. You'Re A Big Girl Now
    3. I Threw It All Away
    4. Idiot Wind

    Bob Dylan
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    The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (On Sale)

    Ranked 97/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Dylans 1963 Sophomore Effort Marks the Beginning of a Cultural Sea Change


    Wider Grooves, Superior Sound: Mobile Fidelitys 45RPM Edition The Last Word in Analog Fidelity


    Records Ambitious Poetry, Melodies, and Moral Conviction Transformed Songwriting, Folk, and Pop


    Includes Masters of War, Blowin in the Wind, and A Hard Rains A-Gonna Fall


    Another Side of Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home, Blonde on Blonde, Blood on the Tracks, and The Basement Tapes Also Available from Mobile Fidelity


    Its the album the ignited sea changes in pop culture, music, songwriting, poetry, and the social consciousness. Its the creation of a 22-year-old visionary still years away from casting a jaundiced eye to the media. Its the sound of change, the feeling of ground shifting beneath ones feet, and the entrance of an entirely new way of thinking. Its the effective beginning of whats arguably the boldest career in music history, the yawning vortex into the complex mind, supernatural wordplay, and folk techniques of a vocalist/guitarist whose name is forever associated with transformation. Its The Freewheelin Bob Dylan.


    As part of its Bob Dylan catalog restoration series, Mobile Fidelity is thoroughly humbled to have the privilege of mastering the iconic LP from the original master tapes and pressing it on 45RPM LPs at RTI. The end result is the very finest, most transparent analog edition of The Freewheelin Bob Dylan ever produced. Never before has the resonance of his nylon guitar strings, fingerpicked notes, shivering harmonica fills, or plainspoken timbre possessed such clarity, openness, body, or realism.


    With the advantage of wider and deeper grooves, the 45RPM pressing affords the opportunity to detect more information and lavish in extra richness. Whether its the exaggerated nasal accents employed on Down the Highway or the decay of each strummed line on the entirely acoustic album, previously concealed details, microdynamics, and ambient cues surface enhancing the listeners experience and taking them inside Columbia's Studio A where history was made by leaps and bounds.


    Exponentially surpassing the potential he demonstrated on his debut, Dylan became a mirror of the concerns, issues, and feelings confronting the nation. Writing and singing with penetrating honesty, observational wit, moral conviction, and scathing emotion, he digs into the madness of war (Masters of War, A Hard Rains A-Gonna Fall), hypocrisy of segregation (Oxford Town), urgency of civil rights and freedom (Blowin in the Wind), and multiple angles of unrequited love (Girl From the North Country, Dont Think Twice Its All Right) with a literate astuteness and depth that, nearly 50 years later, still leave audiences slack-jawed. Satire, absurdist humor, and traditional blues also pepper the album, which rests upon graceful melodies and sparse, poignant patterns.


    Viewed as protest songs, love songs, folk songs, or talking blues songs, the material on The Freewheelin Bob Dylan remains amongst the most astonishing and imaginative ever committed to tape. It deserves as much as you deserve a fidelity that makes as closely intimate as possible the musics connection with you. You deserve this edition.


    Given the sonic and artistic merit of this album, we anticipate huge demand.


    This title is not eligible for further discount.

    1. Blowin in the Wind
    2. Girl From the North Country
    3. Masters of War
    4. Down the Highway
    5. Bob Dylans Blues
    6. A Hard Rains A-Gonna Fall
    7. Dont Think Twice, Its All Right
    8. Bob Dylans Dream
    9. Oxford Town
    10. Talking World War III Blues
    11. Corrina, Corrina
    12. Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance
    13. I Shall Be Free
    Bob Dylan
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan Quick View

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    The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan

    Ranked 97/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    An exact reproduction of Bob Dylan's 1963 breakthrough LP in accurate, vintage mono sound, with all-analog mastering from the original master tapes. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, his second album, is filled top to bottom with classics, including Blowin' In The Wind, Don't Think Twice, It's All Right, Masters Of War and A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall.

    1. Blowin' in the Wind
    2. Girl of the North Country
    3. Masters of War
    4. Down the Highway
    5. Bob Dylan's Blues
    6. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
    7. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
    8. Bob Dylan's Dream
    9. Oxford Town
    10. Talkin' World War III Blues

    11. Corrina, Corrina
    12. Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance
    13. I Shall Be Free
    Bob Dylan
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  • The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (MONO) (Awaiting Repress) The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (MONO) (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (MONO) (Awaiting Repress)

    Ranked 97/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    An exact repro of Bob Dylan's 1963 breakthrough LP in accurate, vintage mono sound, with all-analog mastering from the original master tapes. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, his second album, is filled top to bottom with classics, including Blowin' In The Wind, Don't Think Twice, It's All Right, Masters Of War and A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall.

    1. Blowin' in the Wind
    2. Girl of the North Country
    3. Masters of War
    4. Down the Highway
    5. Bob Dylan's Blues
    6. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
    7. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
    8. Bob Dylan's Dream
    9. Oxford Town
    10. Talkin' World War III Blues

    11. Corrina, Corrina
    12. Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance
    13. I Shall Be Free
    Bob Dylan
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    Vinyl Mono LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
  • Off The Grid - Doin' It Dylan Off The Grid - Doin' It Dylan Quick View

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    Off The Grid - Doin' It Dylan

    Back when Charlie Daniels was a working musician and not a star, he played on three albums by Bob Dylan -- he played guitar and bass on the sessions that became Nashville Skyline, Self Portrait, and New Morning (which means he also shows up on the acclaimed 2013 archival release, Another Self Portrait (1969-1971)) -- so his decision to cut an album devoted to Dylan is not out of the blue. What is surprising is that Off the Grid: Doin' It Dylan isn't one of Daniels' tossed-off latter-day albums, but rather a record where Charlie really digs in, savoring the interplay of his band as well as how the words feel in his mouth. Daniels does indeed choose a few of Bob's densely written songs -- Mr. Tambourine Man, A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall, and Just Like a Woman are here, none of them seeming like easy fits on paper, but each carried with conviction by Charlie -- along with country-rockers that are sure bets: the rollicking ditty Country Pie, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight, and Tangled Up in Blue, whose narrative gets trimmed down and sped up without losing its power. That impassioned reworking of Tangled Up in Blue -- which finds a counterpart in a nicely raucous back porch rendition of Quinn the Eskimo -- goes a long way toward explaining what's so joyous about Off the Grid. Daniels enjoys not the words of Dylan so much as the melodies and music, using these songs not as ruminative reflection but full-bore celebration. Even the ballads -- and there are a few here -- are played for keeps and if that music-first emphasis is a relative rarity among Dylan tributes, it's also true that it's been a long time since Daniels has sounded as engaged on a record as he is here.


    - Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)

    1. Tangled up in Blue
    2. Times They Are a Changin'
    3. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
    4. Gotta Serve Somebody
    5. I Shall Be Released
    6. Country Pie
    7. Mr. Tambourine Man
    8. Hard Rain's a Gonna Fall
    9. Just Like a Woman
    10. Quinn the Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn)
    The Charlie Daniels Band
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  • The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (Mono) (Pre-Order) (On Sale) The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (Mono) (Pre-Order) (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (Mono) (Pre-Order) (On Sale)

    Ranked 97/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time


    The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan Marks the Beginning of a Cultural Sea Change: 1963 Set Transformed Songwriting, Folk, and Pop


    Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram Mono 45 RPM Vinyl 2LP


    Wider Grooves for The Ultimate Sonic Quality: Strictly Limited to 3,000 Copies, Mobile Fidelity's Mono 45RPM Vinyl Pressing Teems With Directness and Sound Dylan Originally Intended


    Records Ambitious Poetry, Melodies, and Moral Conviction Transformed Songwriting, Folk, and Pop


    Includes Masters of War, Blowin' in the Wind, and A Hard Rains A-Gonna Fall


    Originally experienced by everyone in direct, attention-getting mono sound, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan is the album the ignited sea changes in pop culture, music, songwriting, poetry, and the social consciousness. It's the creation of a 22-year-old visionary still years away from casting a jaundiced eye to the media. It's the sound of change, the feeling of ground shifting beneath one's feet, and the entrance of an entirely new way of thinking. It's the effective beginning of what's arguably the boldest career in music history, the yawning vortex into the complex mind, supernatural wordplay, and folk techniques of a vocalist/guitarist whose name is forever associated with transformation.


    Mobile Fidelity is humbled to have the privilege of mastering the iconic LP from the original master tapes, presenting it in its original take-notice mono sound, and pressing it on 45RPM LPs at RTI. Strictly limited to 3,000 copies, the end result is the finest, most transparent mono analog edition of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan ever produced. Never before has the resonance of his nylon guitar strings, fingerpicked notes, shivering harmonica fills, or plainspoken timbre possessed such directness, clarity, openness, body, or realism.


    As the preferred mix at the time of the recording, the mono version presents Dylan as he and his producers originally intended. More intimate, focused, and direct than its stereo counterpart, the mono edition places Dylan's vocals in the heart of the musical action and as one with the accompaniment. It paints listeners an incredibly accurate portrait of the attention-getting, concrete mass of sound that features no artificial panning and straight-ahead immersion into the music. With the advantage of wider and deeper grooves, the 45RPM pressing affords the opportunity to detect more information and lavish in extra richness. Whether it's the exaggerated nasal accents employed on Down the Highway or the decay of each strummed line on the entirely acoustic album, previously concealed details, microdynamics, and ambient cues surface - enhancing the listeners' experience and taking them inside Columbia's Studio A.


    Exponentially surpassing the potential he demonstrated on his debut, Dylan became a mirror of the concerns, issues, and feelings confronting the nation. Writing and singing with penetrating honesty, observational wit, moral conviction, and scathing emotion, he digs into the madness of war (Masters of War, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall), hypocrisy of segregation (Oxford Town), urgency of civil rights and freedom (Blowin' in the Wind), and multiple angles of unrequited love (Girl From the North Country, Don't Think Twice It's All Right) with a literate astuteness and depth that, nearly 50 years later, still leave audiences slack-jawed. Satire, absurdist humor, and traditional blues also pepper the album, which rests upon graceful melodies and sparse, poignant patterns.


    Viewed as protest songs, love songs, folk songs, or talking blues songs, the material on The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan remains amongst the most astonishing and imaginative ever committed to tape. It deserves - as much as you deserve - a fidelity that makes as closely intimate as possible the music's connection with you. You deserve this mono edition.


    This title is not eligible for further discount.

    1. Blowin in the Wind
    2. Girl From the North Country
    3. Masters of War
    4. Down the Highway
    5. Bob Dylans Blues
    6. A Hard Rains A-Gonna Fall
    7. Dont Think Twice, Its All Right
    8. Bob Dylans Dream
    9. Oxford Town
    10. Talking World War III Blues
    11. Corrina, Corrina
    12. Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance
    13. I Shall Be Free
    Bob Dylan
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Mono 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
  • 1962 Witmark Demos 1962 Witmark Demos Quick View

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    1962 Witmark Demos

    In the spring of 1962, folk music manager Albert Grossman began to take an active interest in Dylan. He proposed that Dylan sign with the prestigious publisher M. Witmark & Sons. Dylan signed a contract with Witmark on July 12 and immediately recorded a demo of what would become his breakthrough song, Blowin' in the Wind. Four months passed before Dylan returned to record another song, Ye Playboys and Playgirls, but the next month, in December, he showed up with many new compositions, including three that would become classics of his, A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall, Ballad of Hollis Brown, and Tomorrow Is a Long Time. All of Dylan's 1962 demos for Witmark are reproduced here on LP for the first time.
    1. Man On the Street (fragment)
    2. Hard Times In New York Town
    3. Poor Boy Blues
    4. Ballad For a Friend
    5. Rambling
    6. Gambling Willie
    7. Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues
    8. Standing On the Highway
    9. Man On the Street
    10. Blowin' In the Wind
    11. Long Ago
    12. Far Away
    13. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
    14. Tomorrow Is A Long Time
    15. The Death Of Emmett Till
    16. Let Me Die In My Footsteps
    17. Ballad of Hollis Brown
    18. Quit Your Low Down Ways
    19. Baby, I'm In the Mood For You
    Bob Dylan
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    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    Magnolia Electric Co


    10th Anniversay Deluxe Edition


    Expanded Reissue Of Songs: Ohia's Classic Record Gathering Together One Unreleased Song, Demos And Full-band Song Only
    Previously Available In Japan.


    Includes Rare Photos From The Era In Which It Was Recorded


    The hallmark of Jason Molina's career, Magnolia Electric Co., is both a confluence of all he would create and a line in the
    sand to mark a shift in his songwriting approach. It was the last statement under his iconic Songs: Ohia moniker, and the
    moment before he began making new legends as Magnolia Electric Co. for the next 10 years. Now- here at the end of that
    decade - with Molina gone, his work gathers more weight and meaning. This expanded 10-year anniversary edition of
    Magnolia Electric Co. features one never-before-released track plus many rarities. The full-band studio outtake of fan
    favorite Whip Poor Will is a sweet and spare version that ended up being played far differently on Magnolia Electric Co.'s
    final album Josephine (2009). Also included is the studio version of The Big Game Is Every Night. Previously only available
    on the Japanese version of the album, this opus serves as Molina's thesis statement, its poetry weaving through the 20th
    Century, through art and sporting culture - ultimately questioning what it means to be an American in the autumn of the
    American Era. The edition also gathers Molina's gutting demos for the record, including those two outtakes. Nearly each
    begins with audible sound of the RECORD button being pressed down on the tape player. They are so close and intimate,
    it's hard to look them right in the eyes. But you should.


    With the wailing lap steel of the album opener Farewell Transmission, Jason Molina & Company usher in a new day,
    playing the sort of rock that your cool uncle rolled to back in the '70s. Landing somewhere on the radar sonically between
    Bob Dylan's Desire and Bob Seger's Beautiful Loser, though thematically in-line with Lynyrd Skynyrd's Simple Man, The
    Magnolia Electric Co lies at the crossroads of working class rock, white soul, swamp rock and outlaw country


    While Songs: Ohia's last record Didn't It Rain was a meditation on roots and stability, Magnolia Electric Co. finds itself
    toiling with the wages of change, which is well illustrated in I've Been Riding with the Ghost, a real rig rocker that could
    have easily fit on Time Fades Away, on which Molina sings: See I ain't getting better, I am only getting behind. Standing on
    the crossroad trying to make up my mind. Trying to remember how it got so late. Why every night pain comes from a
    different place. Now something's got to change.


    This thematic preoccupation with change also manifests itself in the rotating cast of lead vocalists. While the entire album
    boasts a doo wop-like line-up with five vocalists on the floor, six of the eight songs have Molina in the tall stool with the
    ever-enchanting Jennie Benford (of Jim & Jennie & the Pinetops, who was also a key player on Didn't It Rain) as primary
    back-up vocalist. But on two songs, new Songs: Ohia players step up to take on lead vocal duties, singing Molina-penned
    songs. Lawrence Peters takes the lead on The Old Black Hen with his fantastic Merle Haggard-esque country croon, while
    Miss Scout Niblett appears from the nether world of the Ohia wardrobe with feathers in her hair and casts her spell on the
    Ohia rig barreling through Peoria Lunch Box Blues.


    Recorded live, in its entirety, at the hands of Steve Albini at his Electrical Audio Studio in Chicago, Illinois, with the same
    core back-up band that played on the Mi Sei Apparaso Come Un Fantasma Italian live album, this is the record where the
    Songs: Ohia fan demographics make a radical shift from the dominant bedroom universe of the world's lonely, sensitive,
    overqualified young white dudes, and finds refuge in the masses by being embraced by the world's truck drivers, sorority
    chicks, and hockey players, alike. Indeed, this is the first Songs: Ohia record with more than one song that could be played
    at a strip joint or monster truck show. Amid the mid-tempo slow jams, there lie some of the most upbeat material that
    Songs: Ohia has recorded to date.

    LP 1
    1. Farewell Transmission
    2. I've Been Riding With The Ghost
    3. Just Be Simple
    4. Almost Was Good Enough
    5. The Old Black Hen
    6. Peoria Lunch Box Blues
    7. John Henry Split My Heart
    8. Hold On Magnolia
    9. The Big Game Is Every Night (Bonus Track)
    10. Whip Poor Will (Bonus Track)


    LP 2
    1. Farewell Transmission (Demo)
    2. I've Been Riding With The Ghost (Demo)
    3. Just Be Simple (Demo)
    4. The Old Black Hen (Demo)
    5. Peoria Lunch Box Blues (Demo)
    6. John Henry Split My Heart (Demo)
    7. Hold On Magnolia (Demo)
    8. The Big Game Is Every Night (Demo)
    9. Whip Poor Will (Demo)

    Songs: Ohia
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  • Songs Of Anarchy: Vol. 4 - Season 7 (Picture Disc) (Pre-Order) Songs Of Anarchy: Vol. 4 - Season 7 (Picture Disc) (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    Songs Of Anarchy: Vol. 4 - Season 7 (Picture Disc) (Pre-Order)

    SOA Exclusive Deluxe Two-LP Picture Disc Presentation!


    Celebrate Sons Of Anarchy With The Final Rockin' Volume Of The Critically Acclaimed Television Show & Soundtrack


    2 Stellar Picture Disc LP Set Featuring Performances From Ed Sheeran, Billy Valentine, Katey Sagal, Amos Lee, The White Buffalo & The Forest Rangers


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso


    A Final Chapter To One Of The Most Acclaimed Television Series In Decades!!!


    Songs of Anarchy Volume 4 - Music from Season 7 features a stunning collection of revered performances from the hard-hitting and award-winning Fox television show.


    To celebrate one of the most captivating biker drama series ever, Friday Music once again enhances your music pleasure with the exciting and exclusive picture disc release of this stellar soundtrack album. This limited edition double picture disc album contains the final season soundtrack and features a plethora of classic tunes and fan favorites.


    Featuring superstar Ed Sheeran delivering his smash hit Make It Rain, Amos Lee's brilliant interpretation of Bob Dylans' Boots Of Spanish Leather, the soul legend Billy Valentine hitting an all time high with All Along The Watchtower and of course The Forest Rangers/White Buffalo rocking rendition of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody all add to the excitement of this trail blazing television series that continues to thrill its millions of fans worldwide.


    As with our previous audiophile vinyl editions SOA Volume 1 and SOA Volume 2 & 3, this collection features the Golden GlobeĀ® Award winning actress/singer Katey Sagal. Performing with The Forest Rangers, her stellar voice is featured on a standout performance of Greensleeves.


    This amazing double picture discs album is the last in a deluxe series of a limited edition Vinyl releases from the Sons Of Anarchy television soundtrack series with Friday Music.
    For a very limited time, Songs of Anarchy Volume 4 - Season 7 will be presented on a stellar 2 LP Picture Disc set, with stunning graphics featuring photos of all your favorite SOA actors like Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Pearlman, Maggie Siff, Mark Boone Junior and other greats as you will remember from this incredible series created by Kurt Sutter.


    Songs of Anarchy Volume 4 - Season 7 12 tracks of rock & blues power on first-time Picture Disc vinyl courtesy of the Sons Of Anarchy and Friday Music.

    LP 1
    1. Bohemian Rhapsody - The Forest Rangers (feat. The White Buffalo, Billy Valentine & Franky Perez)
    2. Never My Love - Audra Mae & The Forest Rangers (feat. Billy Valentine)
    3. The Age Of Aquarius / Let The Sun Shine In - Joshua James & The Forest Rangers (feat. Billy Valentine)
    4. Greensleeves - Katey Sagal & The Forest Rangers
    5. All Along The Watchtower - Billy Valentine & The Forest Rangers
    6. Make It Rain - Ed Sheeran


    LP 2
    1. Baby, Please Don't Go - Franky Perez & The Forest Rangers
    2. Blue Angel - Billy Valentine & The Forest Rangers
    3. All Along The Watchtower (Instrumental) - The Forest Rangers (feat. Gabe Witcher)
    4. Can't Help Falling In Love - Franky Perez & The Forest Rangers
    5. Boots Of Spanish Leather - Amos Lee & The Forest Rangers
    6. Come Join The Murder - The White Buffalo & The Forest Rangers

    Various Artists
    $49.99
    Vinyl LP Picture Disc - 2 LPs PRE-ORDER Buy Now
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    Great Chicago Fire (Out of Stock)

    A Chicago band known for its muddy work boots, anarchic stage shows and fondness for committing musical "pure butchery" (the New York Times' words, not ours) may seem an odd match for the stylish craft and classicism of a Nashville songwriting treasure, but that's just what came to be on the Great Chicago Fire.


    Great Chicago Fire is a happy collaboration borne out of label mates, Paul Burch, a progenitor of the '90s Nashville Lower Broad scene, and the Waco Brothers, the Lenin-esque statue in the Square where the avenues of punk, country and rock 'n' roll intersect, sharing pitchers of Guerro's margaritas in Austin, TX at SXSW. Maybe it was the salt, maybe it was the heat, maybe it was the parade of cowboy boot shoppers and industry moguls passing before their eyes on South Congress Avenue, but two distinct creative energies decided to explore what music they could make together. Sharing songwriting, performing and production credits, it's the Wacos' first new material since 2005's Freedom and Weep and puts Paul's voice at the front and center of their mighty sonic assault; it's a willing collision of energy and ideas, of different voices, possibilities and permutations.


    It turns out that the spit of the Waco Brothers, so at home in the blue collar and punk rock dives of Chicago, share an emotional camaraderie with the polish of the traditionally minded and archetypal stories and songs Nashville's Paul Burch has skillfully produced in his career, with both styles benefiting in surprising ways. The anthemic bluster of the Wacos, exemplified on the title song, with the whiff of T. Rex in its grooves, adds muscle to the thoughtful eloquence of the Burch penned "Monterey" and the galloping "Transfusion Blues," while the Appalachian echoes in "Up On The Mountain" move from the holler to the pub.


    On the flipside, Jon Langford's jittery first-wave punk urgency on "Cannonball" is tempered by Burch's deft touch with the piano and hand jive percussion; don't even get us waxing about the tremolo guitar and those saucy sweet backing vocals by Tawney Newsome and Bethany Thomas. With Burch's inborn pop leanings as a polestar, the Wacos show they not be all fistfight energy, as with their closing time wistfulness on the gorgeous and lush "Flight to Spain." Similarly, Deano's meaty hooks and rust belt lyricism on "Give In" and "On The Sly" would fit right in at the Nashville watering hole shrine Tootsie's Orchid Lounge. Wrapping it all up with the sun's about to come up and it's time to go home giddiness of a night spent jamming with friends is a bleary and joyful singalong version of Bob Dylan's "Hard Rain's Gonna Fall."

    1. Great Chicago Fire
    2. Give In
    3. Wrong Side of Love
    4. Flight to Spain
    5. Cannonball
    6. Monterey
    7. Someone That You Know
    8. Transfusion Blues
    9. On The Sly
    10. Up On The Mountain
    11. Hard Rain's Gonna Fall
    Waco Brothers & Paul Burch
    $16.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Temporarily out of stock
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