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200 More Miles, Live Performances 1985-1994
     

200 More Miles, Live Performances 1985-1994

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by Cowboy Junkies
 

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Subtitled, "Live Performances 1985-1994" (though the earliest track comes from Halloween 1986), 200 More Miles, which concluded the Cowboy Junkies' contract with RCA, was a 17-track compilation of concert recordings. Its five and a half cover songs spanned the group's influences: "Blue Moon Revisited (A Song for Elvis)" drew

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Subtitled, "Live Performances 1985-1994" (though the earliest track comes from Halloween 1986), 200 More Miles, which concluded the Cowboy Junkies' contract with RCA, was a 17-track compilation of concert recordings. Its five and a half cover songs spanned the group's influences: "Blue Moon Revisited (A Song for Elvis)" drew upon the Rodgers & Hart song (that's the half) as interpreted by the King of Rock 'n' Roll; "Me and the Devil Blues" came from the King of the Delta Blues Singers, Robert Johnson; "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" was by the King of Country Music, Hank Williams, "Walking After Midnight" by the Queen, Patsy Cline, and "State Trooper" and "Sweet Jane" came from a couple of Rock's Crown Princes, Bruce Springsteen and Lou Reed. Of course, this was for the most part downbeat material, and the Cowboy Junkies rendered it in their usual transfixing, if soporific style. They did the same on a set of Michael Timmins originals such as "Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning" and "Murder, Tonight, in the Trailer Park." (John Prine guests on "If You Were the Woman and I Was the Man.") "Before I do some rock & roll I always like to sit down," Margo Timmins noted at the outset, and she wasn't kidding.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/10/1995
Label:
Rca
UPC:
0078636678023
catalogNumber:
66780

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Performance Credits

Cowboy Junkies   Primary Artist
Alan Anton   Bass
Jeff Bird   Fiddle,Harmonica,Mandolin,Percussion
Jaro Czerwinec   Accordion
Kim Deschamps   Pedal Steel Guitar,Lap Steel Guitar
Dave Houghton   Percussion
Ken Myhr   Guitar
Margo Timmins   Vocals
Michael Timmins   Guitar
Peter Timmins   Drums
John Prince   Vocals
Spencer Evans   Organ,Clarinet,Piano

Technical Credits

Larry Groce   Producer
Kevin Clock   Engineer
Francis Fisher   Engineer
Doug McClement   Engineer
Peter Moore   Producer
Andy Ridenour   Producer
Bob Skye   Engineer
Michael Timmins   Producer
Wes Wilson   Engineer
Mark Hutchins   Engineer
Michael Kriz   Engineer
Dave Mulkeen   Engineer

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