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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The second effort by Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott is a live duo recording compiled from two Grey Eagle dates in Asheville, North Carolina in 2005 and 2006. The material includes fine originals including Scott's "Long Time Gone" (a hit for the Dixie Chicks) and "With a Memory Like Mine," O'Brien's "Climbing Up a Mountain," and the pair's "When There's No One Around" in medley with "Will the Circle Be Unbroken." But there are also excellent covers. There's a wonderful a cappella reading of Hank Williams' "House of Gold," a rowdy version of Townes Van Zandt's "White Freightliner Blues," and an elegiac take on Gordon Lightfoot's "Early Morning Rain," as well as renditions of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The second effort by Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott is a live duo recording compiled from two Grey Eagle dates in Asheville, North Carolina in 2005 and 2006. The material includes fine originals including Scott's "Long Time Gone" (a hit for the Dixie Chicks) and "With a Memory Like Mine," O'Brien's "Climbing Up a Mountain," and the pair's "When There's No One Around" in medley with "Will the Circle Be Unbroken." But there are also excellent covers. There's a wonderful a cappella reading of Hank Williams' "House of Gold," a rowdy version of Townes Van Zandt's "White Freightliner Blues," and an elegiac take on Gordon Lightfoot's "Early Morning Rain," as well as renditions of Keith Whitley's classic "You Don't Have to Move That Mountain" and Lefty Frizzell's iconic "Mom and Dad's Waltz." Beyond the material, what's memorable is the sheer high-wire informality of the setting. While both men are fine singers and Scott is one of the hottest guitar pickers on the planet, what's readily apparent is the pair's willingness to fly by the seat of their pants, inventing harmonies and unique phrasings and instrumental passages; their shared sense of spontaneity reveals genuine surprise between the players, and results in communicating a shared joy with the audience.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/9/2012
  • Label: Full Light Records
  • UPC: 794504789232
  • Catalog Number: 478923
  • Sales rank: 13,726

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Climbing Up A Mountain - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (4:03)
  2. 2 House Of Gold - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (2:26)
  3. 3 White Freightliner Blues - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (5:15)
  4. 4 Mick Ryan's Lament - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (3:38)
  5. 5 With A Memory Like Mine - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (5:20)
  6. 6 Early Morning Rain - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (4:21)
  7. 7 Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (5:47)
  8. 8 Long Time Gone - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (5:01)
  9. 9 You Don't Have To Move That Mountain - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (3:45)
  10. 10 The Hummingbird - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (4:22)
  11. 11 Mom and Dad's Waltz - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (3:04)
  12. 12 Hambone - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (2:26)
  13. 13 When There's No One Around/Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott (8:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Darrell Scott Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Lefty Frizzell Composer
Gordon Lightfoot Composer
Keith Whitley Composer
Ben Bernie Composer
Gary Hedden Engineer
Tim O'Brien Arranger, Composer
Darrell Scott Arranger, Composer, Liner Notes
Hank Williams Composer
Maceo Pinkard Composer
Kenneth Casey Composer
Traditional Composer
Wayne Scott Composer
Ray Kennedy Mastering
Robert Emmet Dunlap Composer
Will Van Zandt Composer
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