James McMurtry Where'd You Hide the Body

Where'd You Hide the Body
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CD Details

  • Released: February 1, 2008
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 9/7/95, p.73
3 Stars - Good - "...Like any attentive writer, McMurtry makes the listener contemplate the characters, but the unassuming power of his music transports his narrative from the intellectual to the visceral..."
Entertainment Weekly - 7/14/95, p.55
"...a Texan Lou Reed, without the heroin references..." - Rating: B+


  • 1.Iolanthe
  • 2.Off And Running
  • 3.Fuller Brush Man
  • 4.Rachel's Song
  • 5.Down Across The Delaware
  • 6.Levelland
  • 7.One More Winter
  • 8.Late Norther - (TRUE instrumental)
  • 9.Rayolight
  • 10.Melinda
  • 11.Lost In The Back Yard
  • 12.Where'd You Hide The Body
  • 13.Right Here Now

Product Description:

Personnel: James McMurtry (vocals, guitar, baritone guitar); David Grissom, Audley Freed (guitar); Steve Bruton (guitar, slide guitar, background vocals); Lloyd Maines (pedal steel); Steve James (guitar, mandolin); Ziad Rabie (saxophone); Mark Rubin (tuba); Arnetta M. Crooms, Erica Bratton, Lenny Federal, Donald Lawrence (background vocals); Jim Brock, Don Dixon.
Recorded at Reflection Studios, Charlotte, North Carolina.
All songs written by James McMurtry.
Whereas Too Long in the Wasteland debuted James McMurtry's gift for delineating characters and situations within a song, Where'd You Hide the Body finally gets around to matching that talent with some heavy-duty musical talent. Produced by Don Dixon (who also plays on all tracks save the last), with guitar great David Grissom and a superb set of backing musicians, Where'd You Hide the Body outstrips McMurtry's other efforts with its sheer range. From a funky "Fuller Brush Man" to the aural intensity of "Rachel's Song," this 1995 Columbia release pleases each time it is heard, and is much more than a vehicle for McMurtry's songwriting talent. ~ Jeff Crooke
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 48,072
  • UPC: 886972384528
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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