John & Mary

John & Mary

by IIIrd Tyme Out
     
 

One of the first albums to feature a number of Third Tyme Out originals, John & Mary marks the band's baby steps away from tradition. The well-crafted vocal harmonies are still there (sometimes singing doo wop), as well as tight bluegrass-style instrumentation. A number of gospel classics also make appearances. The addition of See more details below

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One of the first albums to feature a number of Third Tyme Out originals, John & Mary marks the band's baby steps away from tradition. The well-crafted vocal harmonies are still there (sometimes singing doo wop), as well as tight bluegrass-style instrumentation. A number of gospel classics also make appearances. The addition of Blue Highway's Rob Ickes excellent Dobro playing adds texture to about half of the songs. A few songs stand out as favorites: their cover of the Loretta Lynn song "I Pray My Way Out of Trouble" sounds spare and hopeful, and "Milk Cow Blues" provides one more turn for a song that has had a long history of interpretation. Among the original songs on the album, "Bobby and Millie" stands out (even with its somewhat precious lyrics) as a beautiful example of what this band will be capable of in the future.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/05/1999
Label:
Rounder / Umgd
UPC:
0011661046320
catalogNumber:
610463
Rank:
174661

Tracks

  1. John and Mary  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  2. Rose Of My Heart  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  3. Lovin' You, Goin' Blind  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  4. Cold Summer Day In Georgia  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  5. Milk Cow Blues  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  6. Snow Angel  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  7. Blue Ridge Mountain Memories  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  8. I Pray My Way Out of Trouble  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  9. Out of Sight, Out of Mind  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  10. Another Evening Alone  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  11. Just Call On Him  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  12. Coal Mine Blues  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  13. Bobby and Millie  -  IIIrd Tyme Out
  14. On The Lonely Side of Town  -  IIIrd Tyme Out

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