Monday, May 26, 2008 ... 7:01 PM
From my personal stash: a Muxtape of Gillian Welch live tunes, including rare originals and covers. If you've never heard Gil do "Snowing On Raton," then my friend, you've never heard "Snowing On Raton."
I didn't edit out any of the stage banter, so you get the true live experience. Some of the banter is pretty good, such as the intro to "Dusty Boxcar Wall" and the banter following "Single Girl, Married Girl."
Yes, and "Throw Me a Rope" is on there too. So what are you waiting for?
I love the Townes cover. I hadn't heard them do that one before. Thank you a lot.
Thank you SO much!
If you like Gillian Welch, you should check out the new CD McCoury Music just released, Moneyland. It's pretty good, with a title track by the Del McCoury Band and Gillian Welch is featured on the track "Breadline Blues 2008,"
Hello! I've been reading your blog for a while but I don't think I've ever commented. I only just now clicked on the link to your muxtape and am blown away by the sound quality of Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad. I have one live recording with this song but it doesn't sound as good. Would you mind sharing the info on the show this song came from? Also, if you are willing to trade, I have a bunch of stuff to offer.
That recording comes from A Prairie Home Companion:
Send me your e-mail address and I'll send you the MP3:
Making Notes: Music of the Carolinas
(Novello Festival Press, April 2008)
includes my essay, "Link Wray"
Flop Eared Mule
The Celestial Monochord
Dig and Be Dug in Return
Modern Acoustic Magazine / Blog
The Old, Weird America
Honey, Where You Been So Long?
The Greensboro Review
Fried Chicken and Coffee
Mungo (This was the blog of my friend, the late Cami Park. Miss you, Cami.)
Cat and Girl
Film Freak Central