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The Man From God Knows Where

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Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
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Available
Release Date:
19-01-2004
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Barcode:
012928809924
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
HCD8099
The Man From God Knows Where
The Man From God Knows Where

Description

Russell's roots song-cyle, "The Man From God Knows Where," released in 1999, was called by John Lomax "one of the most important folk records ever recorded." The record featured Iris DeMent, Dolores Keane, Dave Van Ronk's last recordings, and a cameo recording of Walt Whitman. Rolling Stone and UPI-syndicated-journalist John Swenson stated: "Russell is one of America's greatest songwriters . . . this record is as close to a Homeric treatment of American history as we're ever likely to see . . . when somebody is looking for the equivalent of the Harry Smith anthology in the middle of the next century, The Man From God Knows Where is what they'll discover."

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. The Man From God Knows Where
  3. Wayfarin' Stranger
  4. Patrick Russel
  5. Mary Clare Malloy (American Wake)
  6. The Outcast
  7. Ambrose Larsen
  8. The Dreamin'
  9. The Old Northern Shore
  10. The Man From God Knows Where
  11. Anna Olsen
  12. Rider On An Orphan Train
  13. Acres Of Corn
  14. The Man From God Knows Where
  15. Sitting Bull In Venice
  16. The Old Rugged Cross
  17. Anna Olsen's Letter Home
  18. Eg Er Framand
  19. When Irish Girls Grow Up
  20. Casey Jones
  21. Chickasaw County Jail
  22. Wayfarin' Stranger (Passage Of Time)
  23. Throwin' Horseshoes At The Moon
  24. The Man From God Knows Where
  25. The Outcast (Revisited)
  26. Wayfarin' Stranger (Revisited)
  27. Love Abides
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