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Poor Boy

by The Good Intentions

Timeless Americana tunes of death, despair and betrayal. Made in Liverpool, produced in America, combining the best of both
Genre: Country: Alt-Country
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1. Poor Boy
4:26 album only
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2. The Last Train
2:51 album only
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3. Irene
3:27 album only
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4. Bonjour La Tristesse
3:11 album only
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5. Archie Bleyer's Daughter
4:07 album only
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6. She's In a George Jones Mood
3:13 album only
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7. You Love Jimmie Rodgers
3:35 album only
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8. You Can't Call It Country
3:31 album only
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9. Tombstone Bride
3:06 album only
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10. Soldier Boy
3:34 album only
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11. You Had To Know
4:09 album only
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12. From LIverpool To Nashville
3:25 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The Good Intentions are a three piece from Liverpool, UK.
They evolved from several other Liverpool bands who have featured in the UK\'s Americana scene.
They play music in an alt country/folk/roots style, featuring guitars, mandolin, pedal steel and banjo.
The band members are R Peter Davies (lead vocal, acoustic guitar), Francesco Roskell (guitars, banjo, harmony vocals) and Gabrielle Monk (percussion, harmony vocals).
After producing and distributing a demo CD, the band were approached by Charlie McGovern of Boronda Records, North Hollywood, who came to produce their debut full-length album, \"Poor Boy\".
Charlie had previously worked with Mark Olsen (ex-Jayhawks), Randy Weeks and Chuck E Weiss. The basic tracks were recorded in Liverpool, and then produced at the legendary Big Ol\' Studio in North Hollywood, with wonderful contributions from Mike Stinson (drums), Rob Douglas (bass) and Rick Shea (pedal steel, mandolin and dobro). Rick was for many years a member of The Guilty Men, Dave Alvin\'s band.
The record was then mastered by John Nowland, who has been involved in many of Neil Young\'s records over the years.
The songs on the album were all written by R Peter Davies, and initial reviews have commented on the Byrdsian feel to a lot of the music, with the emphasis on three-part harmonies.
The band all feel that, based in Liverpool, the port from where so many Europeans left for America with the traditional music that evolved into country music, they are reclaiming the roots of that music, and celebrating the links between the British Isles and America.
In the words of R Peter Davies -
\"From Liverpool to Nashville, wherever they may roam
Our hearts are only looking for a place to call a home.\"

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steve smith

Peter R Davies
Classic songwriting! nuff said!
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steve smith

Poor boy
All killers no fillers! These songs just get right under your skin and then hijack your memory!
Classic old time songwriting! Special!!!!
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