JOHN PRINE 'TALKING DIRTY' (North Carolina Broadcast 1986) CD
SUPERB 1986 LIVE FM RADIO BROADCAST
While not as much of a cult recording artist as he had been in the previous decade, the hugely influential singer-songwriter John Prine kept up a busy recording schedule throughout the 1980s, and continued to perform live at every given opportunity. In 1984, with manager Al Bunetta and associate Dan Einstein, Prine established Oh Boy Records, which has released all Prine's studio albums since. Prine s first release on the label was Aimless Love (1984) which received warm reviews from the critics, although it failed to chart. Aimless Love also contained the superb People Puttin People Down , later covered by Prine fan Bob Dylan! His next set, German Afternoons, delved further into country territory, and produced the classic Speed Of The Sound Of Loneliness , alongside other great tunes such as Lets Talk Dirty In Hawaiian , Lulu Walls and Sailin Around.
In support of the new record, Prine embarked on a tour around the United States. His show in Asheville, North Carolina was broadcast live on WBCN-FM and it is this great performance which is featured on this CD in its entirety. With a set list that spans his entire career -including Spanish Pipedream , Sam Stone , Donald And Lydia and Lulu Walls - all rubbing shoulders with the legendary Prine humor, this release will prove a delight for fans of the great man everywhere.
1. River Boat Song 2:58 2. Ride Me High 3:20 3. Woke Up This Morning 2:48 4. New Orleans 3:17 5. Don't Cry Sister 3:06 6. Call Me The Breeze 6:11 7. Lies 3:41 8. Black Cat (ft. Christine Lakeland) 3:38 9. Feel So Bad 4:09 10. T-Bone Shuffle 3:37 11. Closer To You 3:35 12. Nowhere To Run 3:05 13. Everlovin' Woman 3:02 14. After Midnight 5:53 15. No Time 3:39