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Livingston Taylor - Good Friends

 (Numbered Limited Edition)


Label:

AudioNautes Recordings

Genre:

Folk

Product No.:
AANR 2003
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Category:

180 Gram Vinyl Record


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180 Gram LP
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Numbered edition limited to 500 copies worldwide!

Mastered by Scott Hull at Masterdisk Studios from the original analog master tapes

Pressed at Pallas in Germany HQ—180-gram LP

An album full of skillfully crafted pop songs and classics with a jazzy twist. Originally released in 1993, Good Friends is singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor's ninth album. Taylor includes several cover songs along with his own self-penned material.

His cover of Bill Withers' "Grandma's Hands" takes the original's simple arrangement (just a bluesy electric guitar, bass and drums behind Wither's voice) and recreates the song into a gospel-choir backed a cappella performance. Based on the lyrics, the Grandma of this song was a religious woman who "clapped in church on Sunday morning" and "played a tambourine so well. He also tackles the Wizard of Oz selections, "If I Only Had a Brain" and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."

Keeping with the Chesky Records standards, as the back-cover reads, this album was "recorded with minimalist miking techniques and without overdubbing or artificial enhancement to ensure the purest and most natural sound possible."



Side A
1. Out Of This World
2. Jacques Cousteau
3. Heart & Soul
4. Carolina Day
5. If I Only Had A Brain
6. Grandma’s Hands
7. Blind
8. Good Friends

Side B
1. Pajamas
2. Save Your Heart For Me
3. Fifth & Vine
4. Bluer Than Blue
5. In My Reply
6. Somewhere Over The Rainbow
7. Thank You Song

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