Highway Man

Albert Lee

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Country, Country-Rock
Palm Bridge Productions
September 18, 2015

Format: Compact Disc



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Legendary guitarist Albert Lee's brand new solo album Highwayman is an intimate and heart-wrenching collection of classic acoustic covers.

Most know him as the "ultimate virtuoso" (in Eric Clapton's own words) on an electric guitar?but for Albert Lee's latest offering, this world-renowned and much-loved country legend swaps his signature Ernie Ball Music Man and "Country Boy" fast-picking for a close, personal and straight-from-the-heart performance on just piano, acoustic guitar and vocals.

"Highwayman" features 12 honest and unapologetic renditions of some of Albert's all-time favourite tracks - recorded live and captured in a moment of true inspiration - and truly represents, to quote the man himself, "the album I'd always wanted to record".

This raw and emotional record pays tribute to many of Albert's musical influences - the classic rock 'n' roll of the Everly Brothers' "Bye Bye Love", the deep feeling of Rodney Crowell's ballad "Till I Can Gain Control Again", and the centrepiece of the album in Jimmy Webb's "The Highwayman" - a powerful and dramatic, and most probably definitive, version of a true musical masterpiece. This is Albert Lee as close and personal as you are ever likely to hear.

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Key Value
Catalogue number 0013964743173
Barcode 0013964743173
Number of items 1
Packaging type Digipak
Imported No
Weight 64g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Bye Bye Love -
2. Dimming of the Day -
3. Hey Doll Baby -
4. The Highwayman -
5. Skip Rope Song -
6. Like Strangers -
7. Till I Can Gain Control Again -
8. Keep a Knockin -
9. Eighteen Yellow Roses -
10. Sleepless Nights -
11. Well All Right -
12. A Better Place -