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Lucinda Williams, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road

Audio CD

Disk ID: 1582417

Disk length: 52m 14s (13 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 2006

Label: Unknown

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“Car Wheels on a Gravel Road” Tracks & Durations

1. Right In Time 4:38
2. Car Wheels On a Gravel Road 4:46
3. 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten 4:44
4. Drunken Angel 3:21
5. Concrete and Barbed Wire 3:10
6. Lake Charles 5:30
7. Can't Let Go 3:30
8. I Lost It 3:33
9. Metal Firecracker 3:32
10. Greenville 3:25
11. Still I Long for Your Kiss 4:11
12. Joy 4:03
13. Jackson 3:42

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Six years in the making, Car Wheels somehow lives up to its lofty expectations because of Williams's direct songwriting and her wonderfully unaffected vocals. With assistance from cohorts such as Steve Earle, Williams uses the acoustic accents of Dobros, mandolins, slide guitars, and accordions to add color to her grooves, whispers, and rumbles. Her lyrics are undisguised as she presents to us the travelogue of her memory. We can't wait for 2004! --Marc GreilsamerLucinda Williams makes this whole music thing seem so simple: Write in plain language about the people and places that crowd your memory; add subtle flavors of a mandolin here, a Dobro there, perhaps an accordion or slide guitar; above all, sing as honestly and naturally as you can. Of course, it took her six years to achieve this simplicity, an amazing achievement considering the number of knobs that were turned. Her exquisite voice moans and groans and slips and slides--she delivers a polished tone in a coarse manner. On the superb "Concrete and Barbed Wire," soft acoustic guitars are punctuated by electric slide, accordion, mandolin, and Steve Earle's harmony. Williams's deeply personal stories are matched with bluesy rumbles, raunchy grooves, and plaintive whispers. The entire Deep South is reduced to a sleepy small town filled with ex-lovers, dive bars, and endless gravel roads. --Marc Greilsamer

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Lucinda Williams - Car Wheels on a Gravel Road

Tracks: 13, Disk length: 51m 50s (-1m 36s)