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40 Feat: The Hot Tomato Anthology

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40 Feat: The Hot Tomato Anthology
40 Feat: The Hot Tomato Anthology


As American as rock 'n roll itself, Little Feat's music transcends boundaries, a freewheeling fusion of California rock and Dixie-inflected funk-boogie. Also in the mix are strains of folk, blues, rockabilly, country and jazz, inventing a hybrid sound that is truly Little Feat's own. In 2002, this legendary band formed their own label, Hot Tomato Records, ostensibly to release a series of what might best be described as official bootlegs (plus new studio recordings, Kicking It At The Barn, 2003 and Join The Band, 2008). Now comes 40 Feat, a thrilling, supercharged dip into the best of Little Feat's own live recordings. From 'The Fan' and 'Crack In Your Door', recorded in Houston in 1971 with the original quartet through to 'Roll Um Easy' and 'Down On The Farm', recorded in 2004 (from Barnstormin' Live Volumes 1 & 2), this three-disc set rattles off one Little Feat classic after another, including Bonnie Raitt guesting on a 1973 version of 'Sailin' Shoes' and Lowell George's solo demo of 'Trouble'. The band's guitarist Paul Barrere explains: "Our first releases, the box sets called Ripe and Raw Tomatoes spanned 30 years of Little Feat live. It was really a great treat for our fans to get to glimpse into the vaults of Little Feat live." "Now thanks to Proper Records, here is a very cool sampling of the best of those live recordings we've done, past and present for Hot Tomato, as well as one song from Kickin' It At The Barn. So check it out, 40 songs from 40 years." 3CD collection of Little Feat's own collection of "official bootlegs" that span 40 years from 1971 - 2011. Press and PR by Mick Houghton at Brassneck PR.


  1. Name
  2. Crack In Your Door
  3. The Fan
  4. Trouble
  5. Cat Fever
  6. Texas Rose Cafe
  7. Lafayette Railroad
  8. Hamburger Midnight Blues
  9. Apolitical Blues
  10. Fat Man In The Bathtub
  11. Cold Cold Cold / Dixie Chicken
  12. Sailin' Shoes
  13. Teenage Nervous Breakdown
  14. Long Distance Love
  15. Down Below The Borderline
  16. Rocket In My Pocket
  17. Tripe Face Boogie
  18. Rock And Roll Doctor
  19. Long Time 'Til I Get Over You
  20. Daily Grind
  21. Feelin's All Gone
  22. Shake Me Up
  23. Strawberry Flats
  24. Borderline Blues
  25. Ain't Had Enough Fun
  26. This Land Is Your Land
  27. Hate To Lose Your Lovin'
  28. One Clear Moment
  29. Willin'
  30. Hoy Hoy
  31. Skin It Back
  32. Cajun Girl
  33. Oh Atlanta
  34. Time Loves A Hero
  35. Spanish Moon
  36. Old Folks Boogie
  37. Let It Roll
  38. Feats Don't Fail Me Now
  39. Bill's River Blues
  40. Roll Um Easy
  41. Down on the Farm / Candy Man Blues
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