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Hezekiah Goode | The Shooter In the Tower

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The Shooter In the Tower

by Hezekiah Goode

Vintage country/folk music in the tradition of Johnny Cash and Woody Guthrie, featuring some of the finest bluegrass & country musicians on Colorado's Front Range.
Genre: Country: Old-Timey
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1. Alone And Blue
2:53 album only
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2. Half Brother to Leviathan
3:40 album only
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3. Did You Hear That Cinderella's Flippin Burgers Out In Bayside
4:31 album only
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4. Rosalie
3:37 album only
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5. The Betrayal of Du'a Khalil Aswad
6:07 album only
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6. Cotton Pickin' Burlesque Hall
2:29 album only
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7. Honey I Think We Can Begin Again
3:55 album only
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8. At the Edge of the Burying Ground
2:46 album only
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9. The Sky Can Turn to Black At Any Hour (Lonesome Road Blues)
2:33 album only
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10. The Shooter In the Tower
7:33 album only
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11. Ain't Gonna Be Your Mule No More
2:37 album only
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12. Doggone It Woman
2:14 album only
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Hezekiah Goode plays music solidly in the vein of the old-time folk and country music that he grew up listening to in rural southern Missouri - music that has been heard in America forever. There are backwoods adventure songs like 'Half-Brother to Leviathan', a story of three young romancers home from World War II who find themselves crossways of a bull "fathered by a funnel cloud, foretold in Revelations". There are tales of economic desperation, as when Goode sings impressionistically in "Rosalie" of a mother with "children like fireflies flickering off" and landlords who "all seem to have tenement dreams". There are songs about starry-eyed fools and out-of-touch politicians. There are songs about unruly women - women with mean right hooks and hot-blooded wives who sneak off to dance burlesque. This is a collection of interesting and entertaining songs, but it's not just that. It's also a collection featuring some of the finest bluegrass and country musicians on Colorado's Front Range. This is a work that hearkens back aesthetically to the good old days of American country and folk music, but one that modern listeners will still find engaging, relevant, colorful and fun.

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clay dickerson

good twangy country
nice to hear real country music. not the stuff they play on the radio and call country
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