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  • So You Wannabe An Outlaw So You Wannabe An Outlaw Quick View

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    So You Wannabe An Outlaw

    So You Wannabe an Outlaw, Earle's first album for Warner Bros. Records since 1997's El Corazón, explores his country songwriting roots and features collaborations with Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush, and Miranda Lambert.


    "There's nothing 'retro' about this record," Earle says. "I'm just acknowledging where I'm coming from." So You Wannabe an Outlaw is the first recording he has made in Austin, TX. Earle has lived in New York City for the past decade. "Look, I'm always gonna be a Texan, no matter what I do," he says. "And I'm always going to be somebody who learned their craft in Nashville. It's who I am."


    So You Wannabe an Outlaw is an homage to outlaw music and is dedicated to the late Waylon Jennings. "I was out to unapologetically 'channel' Waylon as best as I could," Earle says. "This record was all about me playing' on the back pick-up of a '66 Fender Telecaster on an entire record for the first time in my life. The vocal part of it is a little different. I certainly don't sound like Waylon Jennings. I moved to Nashville in November of 1974, and right after that Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger came out. I was around when Waylon was recording Dreaming My Dreams. Guitar Town (Earle's 1986 chart-topping, Grammy Award-winning debut album) wound up being kind of my version of those types of songs," Earle recalls.


    Earle is backed on So You Wannabe an Outlaw by his long-time band The Dukes - guitarist Chris Masterson, fiddle player Eleanor Whitmore, bassist Kelly Looney, and new members drummer Brad Pemberton and pedal steel player Ricky Ray Jackson. The album was produced by Richard Bennett and recorded at Arlyn Studios in Austin.

    LP 1
    1. So You Wannabe an Outlaw
    2. Lookin' for a Woman
    3. The Firebreak Line
    4. News from Colorado
    5. If Mama Coulda Seen Me
    6. Fixin' to Die
    7. This Is How It Ends
    8. The Girl on the Mountain


    LP 2
    1. You Broke My Heart
    2. Walkin' in LA
    3. Sunset Highway
    4. Goodbye Michelangelo
    5. Ain't No God in Mexico
    6. Sister's Coming Home / Down at the Corner Beer Joint
    7. Local Memory
    8. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way

    Steve Earle & The Dukes
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    Terraplane

    Terraplane takes its title from the 1930s Hudson Motor Car Company of Detroit model, which also inspired the Robert Johnson song, "Terraplane Blues." It is Earle's 16th studio album since the release of his highly influential 1986 debut Guitar Town. As its title suggests, the album is very much a blues record, some of which was written while Earle toured Europe alone for five weeks with just a guitar, a mandolin and a backpack
    1. Baby Baby Baby (Baby)
    2. You're the Best Lover That I Ever Had
    3. The Tennessee Kid
    4. Ain't Nobody's Daddy Now
    5. Better Off Alone
    6. The Usual Time
    7. Go Go Boots Are Back
    8. Acquainted With the Wind
    9. Baby's Just as Mean as Me
    10. Gamblin' Blues
    11. King of the Blues
    Steve Earle & The Dukes
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    The Low Highway

    Steve Earle is set to release his new album The Low Highway via New West Records. The 12-track set is the anticipated follow up to 2011's Grammy Award-nominated album I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive and is the first billed as "Steve Earle &
    The Dukes (& Duchesses)." The album is also the first to feature "The Dukes" band name since 1987's Exit 0. The Low Highway features his live band consisting of Chris Masterson, Eleanor Whitmore, Kelley Looney, Will Rigby and Allison Moorer and
    was co-produced by Earle and Ray Kennedy (whose production partnership known as the "Twangtrust" was behind Lucinda Williams' Car Wheels on a Gravel road). The Low Highway is Earle's 15th studio album since the release of his highly influential 1986
    debut Guitar Town.
    1. The low Highway
    2. Calico County
    3. Burnin' it Down
    4. That All You Got?
    5. Love's gonna Blow My Way
    6. After Mardi Gras
    7. Pocket Full of Rain
    8. Invisible
    9. Warren Hellman's Banjo
    10. Down the Road Part II
    11. 21st Century Blues
    12. Remember Me
    Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses)
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  • Train A Comin' Train A Comin' Quick View

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    Train A Comin'

    "Train A Comin" the 1995 release by Steve Earle was his first album since the "The Hard Way" five years earlier. Steve returned to basics on this all acoustic record with help from Peter Rowan, Norman Blake, Roy Huskey, and Emmylou Harris. "Train A Comin'" finds Steve mixing some of his older material written decades before, such as "Mercenary Song", with choice covers of the Beatles "I'm Looking Through You", Townes Van Zandt's "Tecumseh Valley" and The Melodians reggae classic "Rivers Of Babylon". A critical and fan favorite "Train A Comin'" is a gem and one of the best albums of Steve's career. Issued for the first time ever on vinyl with a double sided insert.
    1. Mystery Train Part II
    2. Hometown Blues
    3. Sometimes She Forgets
    4. Mercenary Song
    5. Goodbye
    6. Tom Ames' Prayer
    7. Nothin' Without You
    8. Angel Is The Devil
    9. I'm Looking Through You
    10. Northern Winds
    11. Ben McCulloch
    12. Rivers Of Babylon
    13. Tecumseh Valley
    Steve Earle
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  • Guitar Town Guitar Town Quick View

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    Guitar Town

    A roots-rock triumph, Steve Earle's Billboard Country chart topping debut Guitar Town's title track saw Earle nominated for two Grammy awards in 1987 (Best Male Country Vocalist and Best Country Song). This version has been cut from the original masters & pressed on black 180-gram heavyweight vinyl.

    1. Guitar Town
    2. Goodbye's All We've Got Left
    3. Hillbilly Highway
    4. Good Ol' Boy (Gettin' Tough)
    5. My Old Friend the Blues
    6. Someday
    7. Think It Over
    8. Fearless Heart
    9. Little Rock 'n' Roller
    10. Down the Road
    Steve Earle
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  • I Feel Alright I Feel Alright Quick View

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    I Feel Alright

    "I Feel Alright" is the 1996 release by Steve Earle that balances his country and acoustic music roots seamlessly with his rock side. This is one of the crown jewels in Steve's long and still ongoing recording career and it includes many highlights including "Feel Alright", "The Unrepentant", "CCKMP" and a great duet with Lucinda Williams on the album closing track You're Still Standin' There. Issued for the first time ever on vinyl in a gatefold jacket.
    1. Feel Alright
    2. Hard-Core Troubadour
    3. More Than I Can Do
    4. Hurtin' Me, Hurtin' You
    5. Now She's Gone
    6. Poor Boy
    7. Valentine's Day
    9. The Unrepentant
    10. CCKMP
    11. Billy And Bonnie
    12. South Nashville Blues
    13. You're Still Standin' There
    Steve Earle
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  • Live From Austin, TX (Steve Earle) Live From Austin, TX (Steve Earle) Quick View

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    Live From Austin, TX (Steve Earle)

    This show, his first appearance on Austin City Limits, captures the excitement and free spirit of that first seminal album, Guitar Town, which was nothing less than a collection of personal odysseys. He was certainly a musical renegade from day one, and that's one thing about him that hasn't changed. This performance displays the vintage Steve Earle sound that paved the way for a new generation of country rockers willing to buck the Nashville system.


    - Terry Lickona (producer Austin City Limits)

    LP 1
    1. Sweet Little '66
    2. Goodbye's All We've Got Left
    3. Guitar Town
    4. Hillbilly Highway
    5. Good Ol Boy (Gettin' Tough)
    6. My Old Friend The Blues
    7. Think It Over
    8. Little Rock 'N' Roller


    LP 2
    1. State Trooper
    2. Nowhere Road
    3. The Week Of Living Dangerously
    4. Angry Young Man
    5. Fearless Heart
    6. I Love You Too Much
    7. San Antonio Girl
    8. The Devil's Right Hand
    9. Down The Road

    Steve Earle
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  • Down At The Club Down At The Club Quick View

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    Down At The Club

    This release contains a complete Steve Earle live broadcast and includes inter-song chat which is at times hilarious and at others somewhat tragic. The set-list includes seven numbers from Copperhead Road, four from its predecessor Exit 0, two from Guitar Town and a track from the rare 1982 Pink & Black EP. Opening the show was blind blues guitarist Jeff Healey who also joined The Dukes on stage for the final three numbers. Recorded live at the Cotton Club in Atlanta, Georgia on December 17, 1988.
    1. Copperhead Road
    2. Good Ol' Boy
    3. The Rain Came Down
    4. San Antonio Girl
    5. Even When I'M Blue
    6. Someday
    7. The Devil'S Right Hand
    8. Johnny Come Lately
    9. Nothing But A Child
    10. The Week Of Living Dangerously
    11. Waiting On You
    12. You Belong To Me
    13. No. 29
    14. My Baby Worships Me
    15. It'S All Up To You
    Steve Earle & The Dukes
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    Townes

    Steve Earle's new album, Townes is his highly anticipated follow up to the Grammy Award winning album Washington Square Serenade. The 15 song set is comprised of songs written by Earle's friend and mentor, the late singer-songwriter, Townes Van Zandt.


    The songs selected for Townes were the ones that meant the most to Earle and the ones he personally connected to. Some of the selections chosen were songs that Earle has played his entire career (Pancho and Lefty, Lungs, White Freightliner Blues). He learned the song (Quicksilver Daydreams of) Maria directly from Van Zandt and taught himself Marie and Rake specifically to include here. Earle recorded the New York sessions solo and then added the other instruments later on in order to preserve the spirit of Van Zandt's original solo performances to the best of his recollection. The track Lungs, was produced and mixed by the Dust Brothers' John King and features Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, The Nightwatchman) on electric guitar.


    Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world and I'll stand on Bob Dylan's coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that. - Steve Earle

    1. Pancho and Lefty
    2. White Freightliner Blues
    3. Colorado Girl
    4. Where I Lead Me
    5. Lungs
    6. No Place To Fall
    7. Loretta
    8. Brand New Companion
    9. Rake
    10. Delta Momma Blues
    11. Marie
    12. Don't Take It Too Bad
    13. Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold
    14. (Quicksilver Daydreams of) Maria
    15. To Live Is To Fly
    Steve Earle
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  • Old No. 1 Old No. 1 Quick View

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    Old No. 1

    Guy Clark's debut from 1975 is one of the all time classic country singer-songwriter records. By the time of its release the Texas native had been shopping his tunes in Nashville for a few years and the songs from Old No. 1 were already well aged and often covered. Regardless, though Clark considers himself more a songwriter than a recording artist, nobody holds a candle to these performances. From the rollicking Texas swing of opener Rita Ballou to the finger picked heartbreak of closer Let Him Roll there is not a stinker to be found. Features help from Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and a young Steve Earle.
    1. Rita Ballou
    2. L.A. Freeway
    3. She Ain't Goin' Nowhere
    4. A Nickel For the Fiddler
    5. That Old Time Feeling
    6. Texas, 1947
    7. Desperados Waiting For A Train
    8. Like A Coat From the Cold
    9. Instant Coffee Blues
    10. Let Him Roll
    Guy Clark
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    An Old Time Christmas

    Randy Travis has done it all in his 30+ years. Six number one albums, six Grammy awards, six CMA awards, nine ACM awards, 10 AMA awards, seven Dove awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Very few artists have a resume like that. Along with Steve Earle and Dwight Yoakam, he is credited with starting the renaissance that country music enjoyed in the mid-80's. He is currently living in Texas.
    1. Old Time Christmas
    2. Winter Wonderland
    3. Meet Me Under The Mistletoe
    4. White Christmas Makes Me Blue
    5. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
    6. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
    7. Pretty Paper
    8. Oh, What A Silent Night
    9. How Do I Wrap My Heart Up For Christmas
    10. The Christmas Song
    Randy Travis
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  • Car Wheels On A Gravel Road Car Wheels On A Gravel Road Quick View

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    Car Wheels On A Gravel Road

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    Available On Vinyl For The First Time


    For the past 30 years, Lucinda Williams has channeled her perspective as a proud but vulnerable Southern female into a string of stellar albums, each of which weave Rock, Country, Folk and Blues so tightly that each of the elements seems to disappear. Lucinda Williams (1988) was her breakthrough disc, but her magnum opus, 1998's Car Wheels On A Gravel Road, sealed her reputation as a formidable singer-songwriter.


    It took three torturous years to finish this alt-country masterwork, but it was worth it. Williams writes songs that explore the rootlessness of American life, with vivid imagery and gravel-guitar beauty. The album features guest appearances by Steve Earl, Emmylou Harris and Buddy Miller. Williams co-produced the album and it was mixed by Rick Rubin & Jim Scott except Metal Firecracker, which was mixed by Ray Kennedy.


    The album won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Album, and was Lucinda Williams' first album to go Gold. It was voted Best Album of the Year in the Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics poll. In 2003, the album was ranked number 304 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.


    This is the first ever vinyl issue of this wonderful album!

    1. Right In Time
    2. Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
    3. 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
    4. Drunken Angel
    5. Concrete And Barbed Wire
    6. Lake Charles
    7. Can't Let Go
    8. I Lost It
    9. Metal Firecracker
    10. Greenville
    11. Still I Long For Your Kiss
    12. Joy
    14. Jackson
    Lucinda Williams
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    The Natch'l Blues (Pure Pleasure)

    Taj Mahal's second album, recorded in the spring and fall of 1968, opens with more stripped-down Delta-style blues in the manner of his debut, but adds a little more amplification (partly courtesy of Al Kooper on organ) before moving into wholly bigger sound on numbers like She Caught The Katy And Left Me A Mule To Ride and The Cuckoo -- the latter, in particular, features crunchy electric and acoustic guitars and Gary Gilmore playing his bass almost like a lead instrument, like a bluesman's answer to John Entwistle. Most notable, however, may be the two original closing numbers, You Don't Miss Your Water ('Til Your Well Runs Dry) and Ain't That A Lot Of Love, which offer Taj Mahal working in the realm of soul and treading onto Otis Redding territory. This is particularly notable on You Don't Miss Your Water, which achieves the intensity of a gospel performance and comes complete with a Stax/Volt-style horn arrangement by Jesse Ed Davis that sounds more like the real thing than the real thing. Ain't That a Lot of Love, by contrast, is driven by a hard electric guitar sound and a relentless bass part that sounds like a more urgent version of the bassline from the Spencer Davis Group's Gimme Some Lovin'. This LP reissue includes a trio of bonus tracks: a faster-paced rendition of The Cuckoo with a more prominent lead guitar, the slow electric lament New Stranger Blues featuring some good mandolin-style playing on the guitar, and the rocking instrumental Things Are Gonna Work Out Fine, which is a killer showcase for Davis' lead electric guitar and Taj Mahal's virtuosity on the harmonica.




    Musicians:



    • Taj Mahal (harmonica, guitar)

    • Jesse Edwin (guitar, piano, arranger)

    • Al Kooper (organ, piano)

    • Gary Gilmore (bass)

    • Chuck Blackwell, Earl Palmer (drums)




    Recording: May & October 1968

    Production: David Rubinson




    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. Good Morning Miss Brown Corinna
    2. I Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Steal My Jellyroll
    3. Going Up To The Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue
    4. Done Changed My Way Of Living
    5. The Cuckoo (alternative version)
    6. She Caught The Katy And Left Me A Mule To Ride
    7. The Cuckoo
    8. You Don't Miss Your Water ('Til Your Well Runs Dry)
    9. A Lot Of Love
    10. New Stranger Blues
    11. Things Are Gonna Work Out Fine
    Taj Mahal
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    Messenger

    After playing over 200 shows, including runs with Steve Earle, M. Ward and Josh Ritter, Pug took to the studio to record his sophomore release. While the Nation of Heat EP may have earned him the title of talent to watch, with Messenger, Pug explores new territory, sneaking pedal steel guitar into The Sharpest Crown and backing The Door is Always Open with a powerhouse rhythm section. He does not, however, let his solo charm escape the album. Songs like Bury Me Far (From My Uniform) and Unsophisticated Heart make it obvious that Pug is still master of the guy-and-the-guitar song.
    1.Messenger
    2. How Good You Are
    3. Not So Sure
    4. The Sharpest Crown
    5. The Door Was Always Open
    6. The First Time I Saw You
    7. Unsophisticated Heart
    8. Disguised as Someone Else
    9. Bury Me Far (From My Uniform)
    10. Speak Plainly, Diana
    Joe Pug
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  • Old No. 1 Old No. 1 Quick View

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    Old No. 1


    Blue Colored Vinyl


    Guy Clark's debut from 1975 is one of the all time classic country singer-songwriter records. By the time of its release the Texas native had been shopping his tunes in Nashville for a few years and the songs from Old No. 1 were already well aged and often covered. Regardless, though Clark considers himself more a songwriter than a recording artist, nobody holds a candle to these performances. From the rollicking Texas swing of opener Rita Ballou to the finger picked heartbreak of closer Let Him Roll there is not a stinker to be found. Features help from Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell and a young Steve Earle.

    1. Rita Ballou
    2. L.A. Freeway
    3. She Ain't Goin' Nowhere
    4. A Nickel For the Fiddler
    5. That Old Time Feeling
    6. Texas, 1947
    7. Desperados Waiting For A Train
    8. Like A Coat From the Cold
    9. Instant Coffee Blues
    10. Let Him Roll
    Guy Clark
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  • Single Mothers Single Mothers Quick View

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    Single Mothers

    After two and a half years since his last release, Justin Townes Earle is back and pleased to announce his fifth studio album (and first ever on Vagrant
    Records), Single Mothers.


    Single Mothers is comprised of ten tracks that showcase exactly why Justin Townes Earle is considered a forefather of Contemporary Americana. As a
    recently married, sober man JTE writes from a point of maturity and content we've not seen before on past records. "One day I just realized it's not cool to
    die young, and it's even less cool to die after 30," Justin laughs as he reflects on a life past and his new found clarity. What he's created is an album that's
    raw, honest and personal in a way he hasn't touched upon since his debut EP, Yuma.


    Once compared to a man who wears many suits JTE has experienced more than most, both personally and professionally, in thirty-two short years.
    Between releasing four full-length-critically-acclaimed albums, constant touring, multiple stints in rehab, being born Steve Earle's son, amicable and not-so-amicable break-ups with record labels, and facing the trials and tribulations of everyday life, it's safe to say JTE has quite the story to tell. Single
    Mothers serves as the perfect platform for such narrations.

    1. Worried Bout The Weather
    2. Single Mothers
    3. My Baby Drives
    4. Today and a Lonely Night
    5. Picture in a Drawer
    6. Wanna Be a Stranger
    7 White Gardenias
    8. Time Shows Fools
    9. It's Cold in This House
    10. Burning Pictures
    Justin Townes Earle
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    Copperhead Road

    1988's Copperhead Road is the injection of a fierce arena-sized guitar sound that saw an unabashed Hard Rock stylistic shift which spawned critical and commercial acclaim on a global scale - the defining title track remaining a timeless foot-stomping rock staple. This version has been cut from the original masters & pressed on black 180-gram heavyweight vinyl.
    1. Copperhead Road
    2. Snake Oil
    3. Back To The Wall
    4. The Devil's Right Hand
    5. Johnny Come Lately
    6. Even When I'm Blue
    7. You Belong To Me
    8. Waiting On You
    9. Once You Love
    10. Nothing But A Child
    Steve Earle
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  • Live At The Old Quarter, Houston Texas Live At The Old Quarter, Houston Texas Quick View

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    Live At The Old Quarter, Houston Texas

    Culled from Townes Van Zandt's years of independently released country-folk records, this austere collection of songs here serves, in effect, as a greatest-hits package. Van Zandt's dry, narrative wit was the source of influence for such singer-songwriters as Lyle Lovett, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson, and one would be hard-pressed to find a more simple, prettier love song than If I Needed You (a hit for Emmylou Harris) or a more riveting ballad than Kathleen, both sung with focused precision. Brand New Companion shows off Van Zandt's blues-picking expertise, Talking Thunderbird Blues demonstrates his wit and one of his best creations, For the Sake of the Song shows off his poetic strength. A wonderful place to start your Townes Van Zandt fascination. This version of Live At The Old Quarter, Houston Texas comes courtesy of the Townes Van Zandt reissue series that Fat Posssum is undertaking in conjuction with the Van Zandt estate.
    1. Announcement
    2. Pancho and Lefty
    3. Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold
    4. Don't You Take It Too Bad
    5. Two Girls
    6. Fraternity Blues
    7. If I Needed You
    8. Brand New Companion
    9. White Freight Liner Blues
    10. To Live's to Fly
    11. She Came and She Touched Me
    12. Talking Thunderbird Blues
    13. Rex's Blues
    14. Nine Pound Hammer
    15. For the Sake of the Song
    16. Chauffeur's Blues
    17. No Place to Fall
    18. Loretta
    19. Kathleen
    20. Why She's Acting This Way
    21. Cocaine Blues
    22. Who Do You Love
    23. Tower Song
    24. Waitin' 'Round to Die
    25. Tecumseh Valley
    26. Lungs
    27. Only Him or Me
    Townes Van Zandt
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    Exit 0

    Exit 0, recorded with backing band The Dukes, saw a similar stylistic direction to Steve Earle's debut & resulted in more Grammy nominations and airplay success with key album cut 'Nowhere Road.' This version has been cut from the original masters & pressed on black 180-gram heavyweight vinyl.


    1. Nowhere Road
    2. Sweet Little '66
    3. No. 29
    4. Angry Young Man
    5. San Antonio Girl
    6. The Rain Came Down
    7. I Ain't Ever Satisfied
    8. The Week of Living Dangerously
    9. I Love You Too Much
    10. It's All Up To You
    Steve Earle & The Dukes
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    The Mountain

    After several years out of print, Steve Earle's acclaimed 1999 bluegrass album is finally being reissued here on 180g vinyl for the very first time. The 14 song collection features contributions from Emmylou Harris, Iris Dement, Jerry Douglas, Marty Stuart, Gillian Welch, Gene Wooten and John Hartford.
    1. Texas Eagle
    2. Your Forever Blue
    3. Carrie Brown
    4. I'm Still In Love With You
    5. The Graveyard Shift
    6. Harlan Man
    7. The Mountain
    8. Outlaw's Honeymoon
    9. Connemara Breakdown
    10. Leroy's Dustbowl Blues
    11. Dixieland
    12. Paddy On The Beat
    13. Long, Lonesome Highway Blues
    14. Pilgrim
    Steve Earle & The Del McCoury Band
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    Earl Meets Harry (Pure Pleasure)

    Leave it to European labels like Black & Blue to come up with inspired pairings of musicians who American labels never seem to get around to considering. This 1978 meeting between pianist Earl Hines and trumpeter Harry 'Sweets' Edison is a match of masters, covering tunes they had likely performed hundreds of times in their respective careers. Everything seems to gel in the opening track, a strident take of I Cover the Waterfront, with plenty of trills by Hines in support of Edison's brilliant open horn. Edison adds a mute for an exquisite, deliberate take of Just Squeeze Me and a sauntering But Not for Me. Hines' dancing tenths come to the forefront in their romp through Just You, Just Me".
    There is nothing like two veterans at the top of their game joining forces for a record date.



    Musicians:



    • Harry "Sweets" Edison (trumpet)

    • Earl Hines (piano)



    Recording: April 1978 at Studio Sinus , Berne (Switzerland), by Peter J. Mac Taggart

    Production: Johnnie's/Alberto Tognetti




    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. I Cover the waterfront

    2. Just squeeze me
    3. But not for me
    4. Just you just me
    5. Mean to me
    6. I surrender dear
    7. The one I love belongs to somebody else
    Harry Sweets Edison & Earl Hines
    $34.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    The Hard Way

    This is Steve Earle's fourth studio album by The Dukes. This version has been cut from the original masters & pressed on black 180-gram heavyweight vinyl.
    1. The Other Kind
    2. Promise You Anything
    3. Esmeralda's Hollywood
    4. Hopeless Romantics
    5. This Highway's Mine (Roadmaster)
    6. Billy Austin
    7. Justice In Ontario
    8. Have Mercy
    9. When the People Find Out
    10. Country Girl
    11. Regular Guy
    12. West Nashville Boogie
    13. Close Your Eyes
    Steve Earle & The Dukes
    $19.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    In The Beginning...

    Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters of his generation, Townes Van Zandt has been hailed by such singers as Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson. Fat Possum is proud to reissue In The Beginning, a collection of ten recordings produced by Jack Clement (Johnny Cash, U2, Waylon Jennings) in 1966. Recorded almost two years before the original release of For Sake Of The Song, this is Townes in his original element and already writing about drifters, losers and gamblers.
    Black Widow Blues

    Maryetta's Song

    Hunger Child Blues

    Gypsy Friday

    Waitin' for the Day

    Black Jack Mama

    When Your Dream Lovers Die

    Colorado Bound

    Big Country Blues

    Black Crow Blues
    Townes Van Zandt
    $17.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    Built to Break

    Fauss, who was described in Vanity Fair as a cross between Steve Earle and Gram Parsons, recorded the eleven new songs over five months in almost as many cities: Colleyville, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago. the record finds Fauss trading verses with Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller on Eighteen Wheels, a rolling barroom ode to long-distance trucking that simultaneously pays tribute to Fauss' myriad influences: Hank, Waylon, Willie, Cash, Dylan and Emmylou. The centerpiece may be Fauss' honest and austere rendition of the beautiful 2013 Phosphorescent track Song for Zula.
    1. Another Town
    2. A Natural End
    3. The Big Catch
    4. Eighteen Wheels (feat. Rhett Miller)
    5. A Place Out In the Country
    6. Never Gonna Last
    7. I'm Sorry Baby (That's Just the Way It Goes)
    8. Song For Zula
    9. I Can't Make You Happy
    10. Old Life
    11. Come On Down
    Ronnie Fauss
    $19.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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