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  Наименование CD :
   Milk Cow Blues



Год издания : 2000

Компания звукозаписи : Island, (ru)

Музыкальный стиль : Country Blues

Время звучания : 1:09:48

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Blues (Man Voice)      

Willie Nelson's idiosyncratic vocal style has always been heavily influenced by the blues, just as much as it has been by country, pop, and folk, but he'd never recorded a straight blues album until 2000's Milk Cow Blues. Any longtime Nelson fan will undoubtedly be quietly thrilled with the idea of a straight blues album, and the very first notes make it seem like the record will deliver on its promise. Then Francine Reed starts singing. Yes, Milk Cow Blues is designed as a star-studded duets album, which is apparently the only way major labels think a new album from a veteran superstar will attract press attention and fan curiosity. Sometimes, the concept works, at least commercially, as proved by the stunning success of Santana's Supernatural. Here, the idea just guts the album of any power it may have had, since Nelson immediately finds an appealingly unusual groove in each song, and you want to hear him follow it through to the end. The duets always seem like an intrusion to his musical vision, especially since everybody except Dr. John oversells these songs, singing like a clichй instead of finding their own sound. It's all the more frustrating because Nelson really does find his voice on each song here, a fact that's apparent on the three songs he has to himself. These are great recordings and they can't help but put the rest of the album into sharp relief, since even though they have the same great performances from Nelson and his stellar band, they feel cluttered with guests. Ultimately, those cameos, which are intended to broaden the audience, wind up short-circuiting a record that could have been a modest highlight of Nelson's latter-day catalog. As it stands now, Milk Cow Blues is largely a wasted opportunity.

- Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)


  Соисполнители :

B.B. King (Vocals)
Derek O'Brien (Guitar)
Francine Reed (Vocals)
Jimmie Vaughan (Guitar)
Jon Blondell (Drums, Guitar)
Mickey Raphael (Harmonica)
Riley Osbourne (Piano, Organ)
Susan Tedeschi (Vocals)


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   1 Milk Cow Blues         0:04:31 Nelson / George Rains / Francine Reed
   2 Outskirts Of Town     T       0:02:57 Nelson / George Rains / Derek O'Brien / Keb Mo
   3 Black Night         0:05:22 Nelson / George Rains / Derek O'Brien / Dr.John
   4 Funny How Time Slips Away         0:04:11 Nelson / George Rains / Derek O'Brien
   5 Rainy Day Blues         0:05:09 -"-
   6 Crazy     T       0:04:16 -"-
   7 The Thrill Is Gone     T       0:04:26 -"-
   8 Wake Me Up When It's Over         0:04:12 -"-
   9 Kansas City         0:02:51 -"-
   10 Fool's Paradise         0:04:17 -"-
   11 Ain't Nobody's Business         0:05:08 -"-
   12 Night Life         0:04:26 -"-
   13 Sittin' On Top Of The World     T       0:04:47 -"-
   14 Lonely Street         0:04:26 -"-
   15 Texas Flood     T       0:08:48 -"-

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