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Jerry Jeff

Steve Earle & The Dukes

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Townes in 2009, Guy in 2019 and now Jerry Jeff: Steve Earle has dedicated three albums to Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark and Jerry Jeff Walker, his late friends and fellow Texans. At the start of the 70s, these four friends and a few other folksingers embodied the Texan branch of the outlaw movement in Austin (a progressive alternative to the country music popular in Nashville). Everyone will know at least one (huge) song by Jerry Jeff Walker, who passed away on the 23rd of October 2020, though they might not necessarily know it was written by him: Mr Bojangles, which was immortalised by Nina Simone in 1971. It comes as no surprise that Steve Earle covers this hit on Jerry Jeff. Of course, he knows many other songs by this artist; this album sees him revisit ten, and there’s nothing sombre or funereal about any of them. With a honky-tonk beat that will make you want to put on bevelled boots and dance on a wooden floor, Steve Earle celebrates the songs written by one of his first idols. Steve Earl has been known to be dark and serious, but here he’s blissful and inspired, serene and joyful—like a man who’s got his nose in one of his all-time favourite books and is enjoying it as much as he did the first time around. His voice purrs like an old cat and his talented musicians are masters of creating timeless, old-school country music. From the very first guitar riff in Gettin’ By to the last bars of the Old Road voice-harmonica solo, this album is like a rare bottle of vintage wine... and each sip is a real treat. © Stéphane Deschamps/Qobuz

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1
Gettin’ By
00:03:59

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

2
Gypsy Songman
00:02:37

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

3
Little Bird
00:03:00

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

4
I Makes Money (Money Don’t Make Me)
00:02:44

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

5
Mr. Bojangles
00:05:17

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

6
Hill Country Rain
00:04:24

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

7
Charlie Dunn
00:03:29

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

8
My Old Man
00:04:59

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

9
Wheel
00:04:28

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

10
Old Road
00:02:09

Jerry Jeff Walker, Composer - Steve Earle & The Dukes, MainArtist - Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI), MusicPublisher

2022 New West Records, LLC 2022 Groper Music / Cotillion Music Inc. admin by Warner Chappell / Mijac Music admin by Sony/ATV (BMI)

Album Description

Townes in 2009, Guy in 2019 and now Jerry Jeff: Steve Earle has dedicated three albums to Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark and Jerry Jeff Walker, his late friends and fellow Texans. At the start of the 70s, these four friends and a few other folksingers embodied the Texan branch of the outlaw movement in Austin (a progressive alternative to the country music popular in Nashville). Everyone will know at least one (huge) song by Jerry Jeff Walker, who passed away on the 23rd of October 2020, though they might not necessarily know it was written by him: Mr Bojangles, which was immortalised by Nina Simone in 1971. It comes as no surprise that Steve Earle covers this hit on Jerry Jeff. Of course, he knows many other songs by this artist; this album sees him revisit ten, and there’s nothing sombre or funereal about any of them. With a honky-tonk beat that will make you want to put on bevelled boots and dance on a wooden floor, Steve Earle celebrates the songs written by one of his first idols. Steve Earl has been known to be dark and serious, but here he’s blissful and inspired, serene and joyful—like a man who’s got his nose in one of his all-time favourite books and is enjoying it as much as he did the first time around. His voice purrs like an old cat and his talented musicians are masters of creating timeless, old-school country music. From the very first guitar riff in Gettin’ By to the last bars of the Old Road voice-harmonica solo, this album is like a rare bottle of vintage wine... and each sip is a real treat. © Stéphane Deschamps/Qobuz

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