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  Наименование CD :
   Songs From The Capeman

Год издания : 1997/2013

Компания звукозаписи : Legacy

Музыкальный стиль : Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Soft Rock

Время звучания : 1:06:20

Код CD : 88691912922-11

  Комментарий (рецензия) :

CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Pop      

Paul Simon Complete Albums Collection (2013)

CD No11 About box

During the production of The Rhythm of the Saints, Paul Simon latched upon the idea of turning the story of Salvador Agron - a '50s Puerto Rican hoodlum nicknamed the Capeman - into a musical. (Agron was convicted of stabbing two kids to death during a New York street fight; during his prison term, he educated himself and turned into a poet and activist.) Collaborating with poet Derek Walcott on the lyrics and book, Simon worked on the musical for seven years, writing a set of songs that evoked doo wop, '50s rock & roll, and Puerto Rican music. A few months before the Broadway premiere of The Capeman, Simon - who was not performing in the musical - released Songs from The Capeman, an album that functioned as a calling card for the play. The record suggests what a complex and ambitious musical The Capeman may be, but it doesn't succeed on its own terms. Simon's songs have the narrative drive of a stage musical, but are littered with idiosyncratic, conversational flourishes, profanities, and self-consciously literate wordplay that keep them insular and nearly impenetrable. Similarly, the music is forced and labored - it often sounds like he has to push the melodies into unnatural paths - and it never has the graceful, joyously organic spirit of doo wop and Puerto Rican music, which is what he needed to capture in order for The Capeman to succeed. Instead, the project is a cerebral exercise, not only in writing but also in white liberal guilt, and it's an exhausting one at that.

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  Соисполнители :

Angel Ramirez Jr. (Background Vocals)
Angelo Aponte (Background Vocals)
Arlen Roth (Guitar, Acoustic Guitar)
Bakithi Kumalo (Bass)
Barry Danielian (Flugelhorn)
Bernie Minoso (Bass Guitar)
Bill Holloman (Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet)
Bob Franceschini (Soprano Saxophone)
Bobby Allende (Bongos, Cymbals)
Bobby Bright (Background Vocals)
Chris Eminizer (Tenor Saxophone)
Crusher Bennett (Shakers)
Danny Rivera (Vocals)
David 'Piro' Rodri'guez (Trumpet)
David Davila (Background Vocals)
David Mann (Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone)
DeWayne Snype (Background Vocals)
Derrick James (Background Vocals)
Diomedes Matos (Acoustic Guitar)
Dionte Sutton (Background Vocals)
Ed Vasquez (Background Vocals)
Edgar Stewart (Background Vocals)
Ednita Nazario (Vocals)
Edwin Montalve (Conga)
Hans Giraldo (Background Vocals)
Harper Simon (Guitar, Harmonica)
Hechter Ubarry (Background Vocals)
Horace Ott (Piano)
Jay Leonhart (Bass)
Jimmy Sabater (Conga)
John Beal (Bass)
John Walsh (Trumpet)
Johnny Andrews (Timbales)
Juliet Haffner (Viola)
Karen Bernod (Background Vocals)
Kevin Harrison (Background Vocals)
Kia Jeffries (Background Vocals)
Krista Bennion Feeney (Violin)
Laura Bontrager (Cello)
Luis Marrero (Background Vocals)
Marc Anthony (Vocals)
Marc Quinones (Conga, Timbales)
Marcia Butler (Oboe)
Michael Ramos (Accordion)
Milton Cardona (Conga, Marimba, Background Vocals)
Mitch Frohman (Tenor Saxophone)
Myrna Lynn Gomila (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Nestor Sanchez (Background Vocals)
Oriente Lopez (Fender Rhodes, Flute, Organ)
Oscar Hernandez (Celeste, Piano, Synthesizer, Vibraphone)
Ozzie Melendez (Trombone)
Pablo Calogero (Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone)
Pablo Nunez (Bongos)
Paul Griffin (Piano)
Paul Livant (Guitar)
Paul Peabody (Violin)
Ray De La Paz (Background Vocals)
Ray Vega (Trumpet)
Renee Connell-Adams (Background Vocals)
Richard Crooks (Drums)
Robby Ameen (Drums, Guitar)
Robert Vargas (Background Vocals)
Ruben Blades (Vocals)
Ruben Rodri'guez (Bass)
Sara Ramirez (Vocals)
Saturnino Laboy (Acoustic Guitar)
Sean Pulley (Background Vocals)
Shannon Ford (Drums)
Stanley Silverman (Conductor)
Steve Cropper (Guitar)
Stewart Rose (French Horn)
Teana Rodriguez (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Tony Garnier (Bass)
Trent Sutton (Background Vocals)
Vincent Nguini (Guitar)
Wallace Richardson (Guitar)

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Наименование трека



   1 Adios Hermanos         0:04:42 Paul Simon / Derek Walcott
   2 Born In Puerto Rico         0:05:03 -"-
   3 Satin Summer Nights         0:05:46 -"-
   4 Bernadette         0:03:34 -"-
   5 The Vampires         0:05:15 -"-
   6 Quality         0:04:19 -"-
   7 Can I Forgive Him         0:06:03 -"-
   8 Sunday Afternoon         0:03:25 -"-
   9 Killer Wants To Go To College         0:01:51 -"-
   10 Time Is An Ocean         0:05:24 -"-
   11 Virgil         0:02:50 -"-
   12 Killer Wants To Go To College, No. 2         0:02:10 -"-
   13 Trailways Bus         0:05:23 -"-
   14 Shoplifting Clothes         0:03:39 -"-
   15 Born In Puerto Rico (Demo With Jose Feliciano)         0:05:02 Bonus Tracks
   16 Can I Forgive Him (Original Demo)         0:01:56 -"-


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