Very Best of the Relix Years

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Although initially a lot of the attention garnered by the New Riders of the Purple Sage was generated by the group's association with Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, and Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead, the band had a lengthy career long after that connection had run its course. In the late '80s and early '90s, NRPS, led in various configurations by this time by John Dawson and multi-instrumentalist Rusty Gauthier, recorded several albums for Relix Records, and this two-disc set collects some of the best tracks from that time period. Highlights -- some of them drawn from live performances -- include the signature "Panama Red," a jazzy version of "Ripple," and the lovely "Its OK...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Although initially a lot of the attention garnered by the New Riders of the Purple Sage was generated by the group's association with Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, and Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead, the band had a lengthy career long after that connection had run its course. In the late '80s and early '90s, NRPS, led in various configurations by this time by John Dawson and multi-instrumentalist Rusty Gauthier, recorded several albums for Relix Records, and this two-disc set collects some of the best tracks from that time period. Highlights -- some of them drawn from live performances -- include the signature "Panama Red," a jazzy version of "Ripple," and the lovely "Its OK to Cry," and they show an energetic and adventuresome little country-rock band that teetered on the edge of semi-electric bluegrass on more than a few occasions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/1/2009
  • Label: Retroworld
  • UPC: 805772601529
  • Catalog Number: 7260152
  • Sales rank: 244,436

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Panama Red (3:22)
  2. 2 Little Old Lady (3:15)
  3. 3 Instant Armadillo Blues (5:23)
  4. 4 Henry (4:56)
  5. 5 Glendale Train (5:31)
  6. 6 Nadine (6:30)
  7. 7 Singing Cowboy (4:47)
  8. 8 Take a Letter Maria (5:17)
  9. 9 I Will Never Make You Blue (4:10)
  10. 10 La Bamba (4:54)
  11. 11 Keep on Keepin' On (3:37)
  12. 12 Now I Call It Love (2:48)
  13. 13 Its OK to Cry (3:20)
  14. 14 Bounty Hunter (4:04)
  15. 15 Barbaric Splendor (3:21)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Senorita (3:03)
  2. 2 Night of the Living Lonely (3:00)
  3. 3 Rancher's Daughter (3:04)
  4. 4 Big Ed (3:19)
  5. 5 Friend of the Devil (3:38)
  6. 6 Henry (3:42)
  7. 7 All I Ever Wanted (4:31)
  8. 8 Last Lonely Eagle (4:49)
  9. 9 Cecilia (4:08)
  10. 10 Garden of Eden (3:11)
  11. 11 Superman (2:22)
  12. 12 Charlie's Garden (3:28)
  13. 13 Ballad of Deportees (3:25)
  14. 14 Taking It Hard (4:33)
  15. 15 Change in the Weather (4:16)
  16. 16 Diesel on My Tail (3:09)
  17. 17 Early in the Morning (4:04)
  18. 18 Ripple (9:54)
  19. 19 [Untitled Hidden Track] (6:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
New Riders of the Purple Sage Primary Artist
Mickey Hart Musician
Jerry Garcia Musician
Skip Battin Group Member
Norton Buffalo Musician
Keith Allen Musician
Buddy Cage Group Member
Spencer Dryden Group Member
Rusty Gauthier Musician
Gregg LaGardo Group Member
Phil Lesh Musician
David Nelson Group Member
Gary Vogenson Group Member
Kevin Wimmer Musician
Fred Campbell Musician
Bill Laymon Musician
Evan Morgan Musician
Technical Credits
Pete Macklin Liner Notes
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