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Prodigal Son

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
30-07-2007
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Barcode:
714822056724
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
TSCD567
Prodigal Son
Prodigal Son

Description

Martin Simpson is the complete natural musician, but his virtuosity on the guitar has often tended to unfairly overshadow his vocal and interpretive powers. His new album PRODIGAL SON demonstrates his further growth as a player, singer and composer, with an eclectic mix of British and American traditional and composed songs as well as some stunning compositions of his own. He has also brought in musicians of superb calibre to enhance the recording. Kate Rusby and Kellie While add backing vocals, there is Danny Thompson on bass and Andy Cutting on accordion and the great Jackson Browne adds vocals to Martin's masterful take on the Randy Newman classic, "Louisiana 1927", a tribute to New Orleans where he lived for several years. Other highpoints are his own compositions "Never Any Good" which he wrote for his father and the instrumental piece "Mother Love" written for his daughter Molly. Housed in a striking digipack, with outstanding photography by David Angel, the complete package is Martin's best to date.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Batchelors Hall
  3. Pretty Crowing Chicken
  4. Lakes Of Champlain
  5. She Slips Away
  6. The Granemore Hen
  7. Mother Love
  8. Little Musgrave
  9. A Love Letter
  10. Duncan & Brady
  11. Never Any Good
  12. Good Morning Mr Railroad Man
  13. Louisiana 1927
  14. La Rivolte
  15. Andrew Lammie
  16. Kit's Tune; When A Knight Won His Spurs
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