Winter Marquee

Winter Marquee

by Nanci Griffith


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Winter Marquee

Her first live album since 1988’s magical, acclaimed One Fair Summer Evening, Nanci Griffith’s Winter Marquee shines like a bright night beacon, brilliantly showcasing a career-spanning array of her own memorable story-songs, favorite covers, and new tracks. The sound is classic country-folk, with superb assists by Griffith's longtime band, the Blue Moon Orchestra, and special guest vocalists Emmylou Harris and Tom Russell. Griffith’s sweet, twangy-timbred soprano flows rich and clear with seasoned, seamless ease on songs about life on the run and on the road -- whether wandering lovers, long-lost loves, or just plain wanderlust -- in all its many-colored splendor. Highlights include inspired renditions of John Prine’s "Speed of the Sound of Loneliness," Bob Dylan’s beautifully moving "Boots of Spanish Leather," and Griffith’s own indelible signatures "There’s a Light Beyond These Woods (Mary Margaret)," "Gulf Coast Highway," "The Flyer," "I’m Not Drivin’ These Wheels (Bring the Prose to the Wheel)", and "Listen to the Radio," as well as Julie Gold’s "Good Night, New York," the CD’s first single, which Griffith performed on David Letterman’s commemorative 9/11 Late Night show.--Janie Matthews

Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/2002
Label: Rounder / Umgd
UPC: 0011661322028
catalogNumber: 613220

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Nanci Griffith   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Emmylou Harris   Vocal Harmony
Tom Russell   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Andrew Hardin   Acoustic Guitar
James Hooker   Keyboards,Vocals
Pat McInerney   Percussion,Drums
Ron de la Vega   Bass,Cello,Vocals
Chas Williams   Dobro,Electric Guitar
Ann Etheridge   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals

Technical Credits

Nanci Griffith   Producer
Dean Norman   Engineer,Monitor Engineer
Doug Dawson   Engineer
Monty Hitchcock   Producer
Bruce Pearson   Guitar Techician
Daniel Flowers   Composer
Nacny Griffith   Producer
James H. Brown   Composer

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