Crooked Piece Of Time: The...

Cat No: 0603497846504

John Prine, who passed away in April 2020, was one of the most celebrated singer/songwriters of his generation and recipient of the 2020 Grammy┬« Lifetime Achievement Award. Considered a true folk-singer, Prine was known for his raspy voice and equally admired for his unique songwriting ability. Rolling Stone once dubbed him The Mark Twain of American songwriting. His career spanned over five decades, during which he created witty and sincere country-folk music, that drew from his Midwestern American roots and incorporated sounds from rockabilly, R&B and rock ‘n’ roll.

The seven-CD set includes the following albums presented in mini-LP replica sleeves and newly-remastered: John Prine (1971), Diamonds In The Rough (1972), Sweet Revenge (1973), Common Sense (1975), Bruised Orange (1978), Pink Cadillac (1979) and Storm Windows (1980). The clamshell box also contains poster inserts and a 20-page booklet with new liner notes written by acclaimed music journalist David Fricke. The cover art, commissioned especially for the set, is a painting by artist Joshua Petker that’s based on a photo of Prine taken by Jim Shea.

Crooked Piece Of Time which takes its name from a song on Bruised Orange represents an essential and timeless American songbook and includes tracks that have become modern-day folk and country standards like: Hello In There, Sam Stone, Illegal Smile, Angel From Montgomery, Paradise and That’s The Way The World Goes Round. The expansive collection also contains favourites like: Far From Me, Dear Abby, Christmas In Prison, Fish and Whistle and Automobile.

John Prine

1. Illegal Smile

2. Spanish Pipedream

3. Hello In There

4. Sam Stone

5. Paradise

6. Pretty Good

7. Your Flag Decal Wont Get You Into Heaven Anymore

8. Far From Me

9. Angel From Montgomery

10. Quiet Man

11. Donald and Lydia

12. Six OClock News

13. Flashback Blues

Diamonds In The Rough

1. Everybody

2. The Torch Singer

3. Souvenirs

4. The Late John Garfield Blues

5. Sour Grapes

6. Billy the Bum

7. The Frying Pan

8. Yes I Guess They Oughta Name A Drink After You

9. Take The Star Out Of The Window

10. The Great Compromise

11. Clocks And Spoons

12. Rocky Mountain Time

13. Diamonds In The Rough

Sweet Revenge

1. Sweet Revenge

2. Please Dont Bury Me

3. Christmas In Prison

4. Dear Abby

5. Blue Umbrella

6. Often Is A Word I Seldom Use

7. Onomatopoeia

8. Grandpa Was A Carpenter

9. The Accident (Things Could Be Worse)

10. Mexican Home

11. A Good Time

12. Nine Pound Hammer

Common Sense

1. Middle Man

2. Common Sense

3. Come Back To Us Barbara Lewis Hare Krishna Beauregard

4. Wedding Day In Funeralville

5. Way Down

6. My Own Best Friend

7. Forbidden Jimmy

8. Saddle In The Rain

9. That Close To You

10. He Was In Heaven Before He Died

11. You Never Can Tell

Bruised Orange

1. Fish And Whistle

2. There She Goes

3. If You Dont Want My Love

4. Thats The Way That The World Goes round

5. Bruised Orange (Chain Of Sorrow)

6. Sabu Visits The Twin Cities Alone

7. Aw Heck

8. Crooked Piece Of Time

9. Iron Ore Betty

10. The Hobo Song

Pink Cadillac

1. Chinatown

2. Automobile

3. Killing The Blues

4. No Name Girl

5. Saigon

6. Cold War (This Cold War With You)

7. Baby Lets Play House

8. Down By The Side Of The Road

9. How Lucky

10. Ubangi Stomp

Storm Windows

1. Shop Talk

2. Living In The Future

3. Its Happening To You

4. Sleepy Eyed Boy

5. All Night Blue

6. Just Wanna Be With You

7. Storm Windows

8. Baby Ruth

9. One Red Rose

10. I Had A Dream

£37.99

7 CD Box Set
New Releases

Genre

Folk

Released

23/10/20

Record Label

Rhino

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