Folk Hotel

Tom Russell

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Americana, American Folk
Proper Records
September 8, 2017

Format: Compact Disc



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Tom Russell's brand-new studio album Folk Hotel showcases 13 new Russell originals plus, as one of two bonus tracks, Bob Dylan's "Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues," a duet with Joe Ely. Augie Meyers and Eliza Gilkyson also make guest appearances on the album, which was recorded at Congress House studio in Austin, Texas.

A signature Tom Russell collection, the wide-ranging subject matter on "Folk Hotel" includes songs and stories about New York's Chelsea Hotel, a journey up the road from El Paso to Santa Fe, a cowboy song about Ian Tyson refusing to "leave his old horses", a song for Dylan Thomas - melting into a James Joycean landscape about day in the life of Belfast, a song about Tom meeting J.F.K., another song using only 16th century slang and more...


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Key Value
Catalogue number PRPCD143
Barcode 0805520031431
Number of items 1
Packaging type Jewel Case
Imported No
Weight 54g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Up In The Old Hotel 04:16
2. Leaving El Paso 03:33
3. I'll Never Leave These Old Horses 04:22
4. The Sparrow Of Swansea (For Dylan Thomas) 03:16
5. All On A Belfast Morning 06:34
6. Rise Again, Handsome Johnny 05:11
7. Harlan Clancy 05:29
8. The Last Time I Saw Hank 04:36
9. The Light Beyond The Coyote Fence 04:24
10. The Dram House Down In Gutter Lane 03:55
11. The Day They Dredged The Liffey/The Banks Of Montauk/The Road To Santa Fe-O 04:32
12. The Rooftops Of Copenhagen 04:05
13. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues 05:59
14. Scars On His Ankles 09:22