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Crowell, Rodney / Tarpaper Sky
Album:Tarpaper Sky Collection:Review Shelf
Artist:Crowell, Rodney Added:04/2014
Label:New West Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-09-26 Pull Date:2014-11-28 Charts:Country/Bluegrass
Week Ending:23 Nov16 Nov9 Nov19 Oct
Airplays:1112

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 04, 2019:Traditions
Somebody's Shadow
4.Nov 11, 2014:funk to folk
Somebody's Shadow
2.Aug 28, 2018:That's Not Bluegrass
Famous Last Words Of A Fool In Love
5.Nov 04, 2014:Eclectic Erudition wk 06 fall 14 steeplechase was not used! next week... maybe.
Somebody's Shadow
3.Nov 20, 2014:Gegencang Show
Frankie Please, Fever On The Bayou, The Long Journey Home
6.Oct 18, 2014:Music Casserole
Frankie Please

Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2014-09-26 
CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY
Songwriter/crooner in the manner of Guy, Willie, Kris. Generally easy-to-listen-to country: a lot of ballads, a few rockers. It’s OK on the whole with a couple stand-out songs.

No FCC issues.

1 Mid-tempo. Cheery, pleasant singing. On-the-road imagery. A bit cliché. Standard electric guitar, bass, drums accompaniment. (4:23)
2 * Mid-tempo swing. Naughty fun down in Cajun country. Franglais lyrics. Add an accordion to the band. (3:57)
3 ** Fast. Jerry Lee Lewis-style rocker with honky-tonk piano. (2:43)
4 Very slow. Broken hearted. Just vox, acoustic guitar, tiny bit of piano. Dreary. (3:55)
5 * Slow. A maybe hopeful, maybe hopeless love situation. Male/female duet. (3:50)
6 ** Mid-tempo. Bar room blues. A bit of grit in his voice shows some versatility. (3:29)
7 Mid-slow. About how grandpa loved grandma. Boring and tired. (3:43)
8 * Mid-tempo. Goin’ straight at a revival meeting. Elec guitar & gospel singers. (3:40)
9 Slow. Just vox and elec guitar. A Willie-style ballad. (3:28)
10 Mid-tempo. Light hearted and lightweight. (3:55)
11 Mid-slow. Pretty but insubstantial. (5:08)

Track Listing
1.The Long Journey Home 6.Somebody's Shadow
2.Fever On The Bayou 7.Grandma Loved That Old Man
3.Frankie Please 8.Jesus Talk To Mama
4.God I'm Missing You 9.I Wouldn't Be Me Without You
5.Famous Last Words Of A Fool In Love 10.The Flyboy & The Kid
 11.Oh What A Beautiful World