It was a guest star-laden affair, with Scruggs and his two sons, the core of the Revuejoined in the studio by a host of country, folk, and other far-flung luminaries. Johnny NashJoan BaezBilly Joeland the Pointer Sisters are just a handful Royal Majesty - The Earl Scruggs Revue* - Anniversary Special Volume One the guests, an aggregate so eclectic one longs to know just how Scruggs knew them all.
The booklet supplies the answers, introducing the cast and explaining their surprising links to Scruggs most more interesting than any degree of separation Kevin Bacon can lay claim to. But as far removed as some of these people are from the banjo star, the set is solidly grounded by the members of the Revueas they joyfully pick their way through a series of astutely chosen covers, a number related to or written by the guests involved.
The album's star power certainly garnered attention, but it was the set's jubilant atmosphere, joyous eclectic flair, and inspired arrangements that pushed the band to its highest placing in the pop chart just outside the Top Inevitably, then, a second-anniversary set followed the next year.
Less is known about this album, with annotator John Tobler suggesting that six of the tracks were initially begun for the first volume, but not, for unknown reasons, completed at the time -- these were subsequently finished off with only four Scream - Planet Of Zeus - Macho Libre tracks recorded. He makes a No Man´s Land - Dave Moretti Blues Revue* - Bluesjob case, but only the most anal of fans will really care.
In fact, Tobler raises more questions than he can answer, unstrung by his authoritative take on the first set. But the music is what's important, and although the name cachet was not as star-struck as its predecessor, the album was equally eclectic and entertaining.
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Gitme Turnam - İzzet Altınmeşe - Köryılan. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods.
Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos Royal Majesty - The Earl Scruggs Revue* - Anniversary Special Volume One Posts.
Genre Country Folk. Track Listing. Banjo Man. The Swimming Song. Loudon Wainwright III. Gospel Ship. Bleeker Street Rag. Royal Majesty. Rollin' in My Dreams. Song to Woody. Bob Dylan. Third Rate Romance.
Russell Smith. Hey Porter. Passing Through. Rita Ballou. Harbor for My Soul. Instrumental in D Minor. Broad River. I Still Miss Someone. My Ship Will Sail. Song to Woody Bob Dylan. Third Rate Romance Russell Smith.
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