Sir Douglas Quintet Mendocino [Neon]

Mendocino [Neon]
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Item:  NEON 34511
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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: Neon Netherlands

Entertainment Reviews:

Uncut - 5/04, p.100
"Warm, loose-limbed and thrillingly eclectic."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Mendocino
  • Buy for $0.992.Dynamite Woman
  • Buy for $0.993.Nuevo Laredo
  • Buy for $0.994.Whiter Shade of Pale
  • Buy for $0.995.Kansas City
  • Buy for $0.996.Stoned Faces Don't Lie
  • Buy for $0.997.Mr. Pitiful
  • Buy for $0.998.Wasted Days and Wasted Night
  • Buy for $0.999.Is Anybody Goin' to San Antone
  • Buy for $0.9910.Stagger Lee
  • Buy for $0.9911.Please, Please, Please
  • Buy for $0.9912.Texas Me
  • Buy for $0.9913.Crazy Arms
  • Buy for $0.9914.Night Train
  • Buy for $0.9915.She's About a Mover

Product Description:

Includes liner notes by Ed Ward and Shawn Sahm.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Chart success for the title song led to a hurried release for this band's second album, although perhaps the most famous song, "She's About a Mover, originated a few years prior with another version. Listeners will probably be more familiar with the version heard here, the one with the freaky feedback guitar solo and fake fadeout that oldies disc jockeys like to yabber over. This and "Mendocino" are only two of the many nearly perfect tracks on this record, some of which give off the illusion (perhaps an accurate one) that they were simply tossed off without a whole lot of preperation. "Texas Me" is genius on triple levels: there is the poetry of the lyrics, the soulful delivery from the singer, and finally the haunting recording fat with echoey, multitracked vocal and fiddle. When the listener reaches the end, "Baby It Just Don't Matter" it is as if one has strolled through an old neighborhood searching for a lost sound in the air, only to find a good, friendly rock band is jamming in a garage right down the block. The players are the classic Sir Douglas Quintet line-up including Augie Meyer. ~ Eugene Chadbourne

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 93,697
  • UPC: 690978345113
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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