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February 5th, 2009

Jack Rose The Black Dirt Sessions

The Black Dirt Sessions

Jack Rose’s new LP, The Black Dirt Sessions, will be available in March or April on Three Lobed Recordings in an (LP only) edition of 2000.  The album contains six original compositions by Rose, with Hans Chew contributing piano on “Fishtown Flower”.  Also, Klang Industries will release Jack Rose And The Black Twig Pickers in May in an LP edition of 1000, with a CD to follow later in the year.  The album consists of traditional songs and two of Jack’s originals, “Revolt” and “Kensington Blues”.

The Black Dirt Sessions

side 1
dusty grass
cross the north fork

side 2
fishtown flower
song for the owl
box of pine
the world has let me down

recorded by jason meagher westtown, ny aug-oct 2008

Jack Rose And The Black Twig Pickers

side 1
little sadie 
sail away ladies / i shall not be moved
hand me down my walking cane
soft steel piston
some happy day
ride old buck

side 2
revolt (rose)
kensington blues (rose)
special rider blues
bright sunny south
goodbye booze

recorded in ironto, virginia 2008

mike gangloff- banjo, fiddle, vocals
issak howell- guitar, harmonica
nathan bowles- percussion, vocals, banjo
jack rose- guitar

[download] Fishtown Flower

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-kevin-

2 Comments »

  1. oh man, that piano is a great addition to that song, it’s also been recorded on his recently released “Dr. Ragtime & Pals” LP, which is amazing in and of itself as well.. defiantly something to check out if you wanna see the cattery jug antics side of Rose.

    Comment by dharma bum — February 5, 2009 @ 9:42 pm
  2. […] get the dirty work over with first. the black dirt sessions is, all hyperbole aside, jack rose’s most complete and telling work to date. those who have […]

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