Bobby Bare Bobby Bare Sings Lullabys, Legends and Lies

Bobby Bare Sings Lullabys, Legends and Lies
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  • Released: January 14, 1993
  • Label: Bear Family

Entertainment Reviews:

No Depression - p.84
"[Bare] gathered fourteen Silverstein story-songs and sang them with a deep, knowing voice that held every bit of plot and humor and wisdom up for display."
Uncut (magazine) - p.63
"[A] set of loose, playful and funny story-songs....The best material here revolves around life's absurd -- oftentimes downright Kafkaesque -- happenstance."


  • 1.Lullaby's, Legends and Lies
  • 2.Paul
  • 3.Marie Laveau
  • 4.Daddy What If
  • 5.The Wonderful Soup Stone
  • 6.The Winner
  • 7.In the Hills of Shiloh
  • 8.She's My Ever Lovin' Machine
  • 9.The Mermaid
  • 10.Rest Awhile
  • 11.Bottomless Well
  • 12.True Story
  • 13.Sure Hit Songwriters Pen
  • 14.Rosalie's Good Eats Cafe

Product Description:

One of the finest country albums of the 1970s, LULLABYS, LEGENDS AND LIES marks a crucial point in Bobby Bare's career. Bare already had a body of impressive work behind him by the early '70s, but recording an entire album of tunes by Shel Silverstein (of "A Boy Named Sue" fame) gave him an extra dimension of humor, looseness, and rowdy, left-of-center "outlaw" cred. Living up to the album's title, Silverstein's songs are often wild, absurd, larger-than-life accounts of unusual places and people, and Bare's warm, amiable, charismatic vocal presence is the perfect vehicle to bring them to life. As estimable as the catalogs of Bare and Silverstein are, this album is probably the peak for both.

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  • Sales Rank: 105,973
  • UPC: 790051156831
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