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VA - A Case For Case: A Tribute To The Songs Of Peter Case (2006)

20-01-2014, 17:58
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VA - A Case For Case: A Tribute To The Songs Of Peter Case (2006)

Artist: Various Artists
Title Of Album: A Case For Case: A Tribute To The Songs Of Peter Case
Year Of Release: 2006
Label: Hungry For Music
Genre: Blues, Country, Folk, Others
Format: MP3
Quality: 320 kbps, 44.1 Khz
Total Time: 72:16+68:19+65:08
Total Size: 169+160+153 Mb
Covers: Front

CD 1:
01 Hayes Carll - Beyond The Blues (3:10)
02 Maura O'Connell - Blue Distance (3:56)
03 Lester Chambers - Walking Home Late (4:52)
04 Tom Russell - A Little Wind (Could Blow Me Away) (5:47)
05 Sam Baker - Still Playin' (4:52)
06 Chuck Prophet - Three Days Straight (3:00)
07 Jackie Greene - Ice Water (2:25)
08 Susan Cowsill - Honeychild (6:14)
09 Mark Winsick Band - Rise And Shine (4:57)
10 Chris Smither - Cold Trail Blues (4:19)
11 Jode Manross & Laith Keilany - Green Blanket (4:09)
12 Bob Neuwirth - Power, Lust & Money (5:20)
13 Richard Buckner - Poor Old Tom (5:05)
14 Kim Richey - First Light (4:54)
15 Timothy Bracken - Turnin' Blue (4:25)
16 Victoria Williams - Drunkard's Harmony (4:44)

CD 2:
01 Dave Alvin - On My Way Downtown (4:38)
02 Joe Ely - Put Down The Gun (4:37)
03 Todd Snider - Travelin' Light (4:05)
04 James McMurtry - Old Part Of Town (5:32)
05 Ronny Elliott - Horse And Crow (4:01)
06 Mary Battiata - Paradise, Etc (4:41)
07 Last Train Home - Baltimore (3:27)
08 Amy Rigby - Beautiful Grind (4:04)
09 Will Kimbrough - Moves Me Deeply (3:24)
10 Pieta Brown - Spell Of Wheels (5:13)
11 Gurf Morlix - Evening Raga (5:10)
12 Amilia K Spicer - Never Coming Home (2:27)
13 Jesse Denatale - I Hear Your Voice (5:34)
14 Claire Holley - Two Angels (3:31)
15 Peter Mulvey - Hidden Love (3:35)
16 Gary Heffern - I Shook His Hand (4:13)

CD 3:
01 Timothy Bracken Three-Way - Everyday Things (2:46)
02 The Kennedy's - Great Big World (2:56)
03 Chris Gaffney - Zero Hour (2:34)
04 Western Electric - When You Find Out (4:29)
05 Brindley Brothers - Oldest Story In The World (3:32)
06 Steve Wynn - Million Miles Away (5:08)
07 Brad Rice - Something's Coming (3:41)
08 Mark Mulcahy - Small Town Spree (3:36)
09 John Prine - Space Monkey (5:10)
10 Steven Jackson - Crooked Mile (4:16)
11 Bill Kirchen - This Town's A Riot (4:27)
12 Mike Martt - Wake-Up Call (3:30)
13 Kevn Kinney - Walk In The Woods (6:23)
14 Marvin Etzioni - Old Blue Car (3:06)
15 Jeffrey Foucault - Entella Hotel (5:30)
16 Peter Case - Beyond The Blues (Live) (3:55)

At a sprawling 48 tracks spread out over three discs, maybe a better name for this set of Peter Case covers would be "A Case of Peter Case". Regardless, this is an impressive undertaking featuring 47 acts, all from the Americana genre, weighing in with their take on 47 Peter Case songs. Case himself closes out the set with a live version of "Beyond the Blues," not coincidently the same tune that kicks off the proceedings on disc one, track one in a version by Hayes Carll. Each performer also writes pithy notes recounting Case's extraordinary talents, his winning personality and/or the song they chose. Many are personal friends (even ex-wife Victoria Williams contributes), and have worked with, or at least crossed paths with the prolific singer/songwriter. The set succeeds on a variety of levels, not the least of which is to introduce Case to a larger audience. He has inexplicably remained under the radar despite the consistently high quality of his songs, through a career that careens from the rock of the short-lived Nerves to the far more influential Plimsouls' power pop and the sturdy, storytelling folk-rock that provides the fodder for the majority of these covers. All of the participants are respectful, arguably unduly so, of the material, generally sticking close to the original arrangements. Many on this extensive roster will be unknown even to Americana fans, but there are enough notable headliners such as Dave Alvin, John Prine, Joe Ely, Kim Richey, James McMurtry, and Steve Wynn to entice many roots fans to take a chance on the rest. Bringing in a few higher profile stars would help the disc's visibility even more. Still, there is plenty of quality music here and part of the fun is finding a hidden gem by a heretofore unheard of troubadour, a word often used when describing Case. But for everyone's good intentions, few of these tracks transcend Case's own versions because his distinctive voice and subtle humor are missing. The release also serves as a bittersweet reminder that, as of this album's 2006 appearance, a comprehensive, cross-label collection of Case's own work in unavailable. This would make a stronger double-disc, but expanded to three platters, there are too many tracks that don't connect. Some of the readings are a bit bland and others seem rushed. Regardless, there is so much quality music here, all of it performed with true affection, that it's senseless to be picky.

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