And this song appears on neither album, but "Poor Side Of Town" had this badass twangy blues riff at the end of each and every chorus. It's a great song as it is, but that one riff dots the i, crosses the t, and puts the frosting on the cake.
Just the other day, I was listening to Rivers' single of "Don't Look Now" on Capitol, where he's giving this Ernest Tubb song a teen-pop treatment (ala Brian Hyland), and it sounds damned fine for what it is. Not as R&B-oriented as his usual output. I think this was recorded just before his hits started on Imperial...
― Rev. Hoodoo (Rev. Hoodoo), Wednesday, 19 July 2006 00:35 (6 years ago) Permalink
― Ruud Haarvest (Ken L), Wednesday, 19 July 2006 01:07 (6 years ago) Permalink
― Ruud Comes to Haarvest (Ken L), Thursday, 12 October 2006 14:23 (6 years ago) Permalink
"Summer Rain" is such a`jam
― clotpoll, Saturday, 27 June 2009 07:43 (3 years ago) Permalink
Had a weird moment where I got confused and thought I was listening to another nasal Southern singer- Michael Stipe!
... and Gene Clark too... his voice is higher than Gene's but there's a definite resemblance there
― Tom A. (Tom B.) (Tom C.) (Tom D.), Tuesday, 25 January 2011 15:45 (2 years ago) Permalink
Unashamed soul patch
― Pleasant Plains, Tuesday, 25 January 2011 15:46 (2 years ago) Permalink
I admit I had to google that to find out what exactly you meant there
― Tom A. (Tom B.) (Tom C.) (Tom D.), Tuesday, 25 January 2011 15:50 (2 years ago) Permalink
saw this in the racks yesterday :
was intrigued so did the google thing and decided to dash back today and grab it.
wonderful psych-orchestral excess with a dash of rock-n-soul.
i guess this dip into psych was a one-off ?
― mark e, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 15:46 (1 year ago) Permalink
<3 that record, was a gateway to seeking out other mainstream artist's soul-searching psych oddities.
― llurk, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 15:53 (1 year ago) Permalink
the cover alone made me find out more.
and yes, it fits very nicely with my david axelrod obsession.
(has a similar bass style to carole king/wrecking crew which i love)
― mark e, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 15:58 (1 year ago) Permalink
carole king = carole kaye of course.
― mark e, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 16:09 (1 year ago) Permalink
ahh. having just scoured the very small print it does indeed appear that a lot of the wrecking crew were involved with the making of this album.
should have guessed as much.
― mark e, Wednesday, 2 May 2012 16:13 (1 year ago) Permalink