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American Troubadour

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
24-01-2020
Genres:
Barcode:
5036436121823
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
CRESTCD101
American Troubadour
American Troubadour

Description

This album is an overview of the work of Jackson C. Frank, friend and peer of the likes of Paul Simon, Bert Jansch and (his girlfriend for a while), Sandy Denny. It just about spans his entire career, from his first 1965 single to 3 tracks recorded in 1994. It also includes 5 tracks never before released, which he performed when presenting the "My Kind Of Folk" radio show in 1968. His most well-known song "Blues Run The Game" (included here in the rare single version, along with the non-album b-side) has been covered by Simon and Garfunkel, Counting Crows, Bert Jansch and Eddi Reader, and Nick Drake recorded 4 of his songs.

In recent years, Jackson's work has come to be recognised much more widely, and his music (particularly "Blues Run The Game") has been included in many TV programmes and films, with "My Name Is Carnival" featuring in 2019's huge hit "Joker".

Comes with extensive sleeve notes detailing the tragic life of this Folk artist.

Sessions include:

"My Kind Of Folk" Nov 13, 1968.

"Shotwell Sessions," recorded June 5, 1972.

"Rude Sessions," recorded May 9, 1974.

"Mekeel Sessions," recorded in May, 1975.

"The Anderson Sessions," recorded in September, 1994.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Blues Run The Game
  3. Can't Get Away From My Love
  4. Instrumental
  5. Juliette
  6. China Blue
  7. Madonna Of Swans
  8. Box Canyon
  9. Cover Me With Roses
  10. Spanish Moss
  11. Stitch In Time
  12. Marlene
  13. Cryin Like A Baby
  14. Relations
  15. Have You Seen The Unicorns
  16. Goodbye (To My Loving You)
  17. October
  18. Mystery
  19. Blues Run The Game
  20. Dialogue (I Want To Be Alone)
  21. Golden Mirror
  22. Just Like Anything
  23. My Name Is Carnival
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