Rob Lytle | A Hypocrite of Heart and Hope

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A Hypocrite of Heart and Hope

by Rob Lytle

Americana-Folk with pop and 70's California rock influences. Often compared to Jackson Browne, Don Maclean, Steve Goodman. Strong vocals, often with harmonies, with well crafted songs and melodies that stick in your head.
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Come South
2:48 $1.25
2. The Way We Used to Love
2:54 $1.25
3. Mother Can You Hear Me
3:14 $1.25
4. Pretending That You Love Me
3:07 $1.25
5. Trouble
3:08 $1.25
6. Drunk Girl
4:24 $1.25
7. Oh Dying
3:39 $1.25
8. Little Loser
3:59 $1.25
9. Daddy Let Me Help You
3:28 $1.25
10. My Masterpiece
2:40 $1.25
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
About Rob Lytle
After a nearly 14-year break from performing, Rob has experienced a whirlwind musical rebirth over the past four years with a busy touring schedule, an appearance as a finalist in the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival “New Folk” competition, and juried showcase appearances at major industry events.

His 2011 CD -- You. Must. Stop. -- reached the top 25 for folk and roots radio in both Europe and the US and was praised by Maverick Magazine as “one of those all-too-rare albums where every track is a standout.”

This latest album reunites the producer (and most of the musicians) from that effort and features a new diverse batch of melodic and compelling songs.

• Produced by: Thomm Jutz
• Drums/Perc: Lynn Williams - (Delbert McClinton, Phil Keaggy, Kinky Friedman, Pierce Pettis, etc.)
• Bass: Mark Fain - (Ricky Skaggs, Dixie Chicks, Dwight Yoakam, Alison Krauss,Dolly Parton, etc.)
• Piano/Organ/Wurlitzer - Barry Walsh (Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings, The Box Tops, Gretchen Peters, etc.)
• Guitars - Thomm Jutz (Nanci Griffith, Dana Cooper, Amy Speace, Karyn Oliver, etc.)
• Pedal Steel Guitar - Terry Crisp (Marty Stuart, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, etc.)
• Harmony Vocals - Britt Savage (Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Natalie Cole, Peter Wolf, Jon Bon Jovi, etc.

Track Information

Ballads (singer-songwriter format friendly):
• Oh, Dying (3:38) - Rumination on the death of a friend and what happens after death)
• Daddy Let Me Help You (3:28) - (The failing health/strength of a parent)
• Mother, Can You Hear Me? (3:13) - (The death of a parent)
• Come South (2:47) - (The Band/James Taylor style ballad w/ steel guitar)

Up-Tempo:
• The Way We Used To Love (A "roll down the windows" tune about rekindling a relationship)
• Pretending That You Love Me (3:36) (A Ray Charles style pop tune)
• My Masterpiece (2:40) (Tongue-in-cheek humor)

Country:
• Trouble (3:08) (A Johnny Cash style mover)
• Drunk Girl (4:25) (Barroom honky-tonk with a touch of tongue in cheek pathos)

Pop-ish with a message:
• Little Loser (3:58) (Character piece about a man disempowering a woman and developing self awareness)

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