Dvorak, Mark / Time Ain't Got Nothin' On Me
Album: Time Ain't Got Nothin' On Me   Collection:General
Artist:Dvorak, Mark   Added:Mar 2011
Label:Waterbug Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2011-05-08 Pull Date: 2011-07-10
Week Ending: May 15
Airplays: 1

Recent Airplay
1. May 10, 2011: Bisous Bijoux
Ruben You Can Play Your Banjo

Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2011-04-25
Old-fashioned, string-band folk. Oozes authenticity and earnestness. The songs (all but a few written by Dvorak) are simple, fun, sometimes corny, sometimes too sappy. Dvorak plays finger-style guitar and banjo. His voice is pleasant, slightly high and folky; a bit like James Taylor’s. Accompanied by mandolin, guitar, bass, fiddle, drums, and backing vocals.
RIYL: “Someone’s in the Kitchen with Dinah”, "You Are My Sunshine”, “John Henry”

No FCC issues.

1. * Witty song about getting older. Clever lyrics. Nice vocal harmonies. Like a children’s song, but folk giants Pete Seeger & Burl Ives did children’s songs too. (3:38)
2. * Ah shucks; this is one corny love song. RIYL Don Williams. Fine pedal steel. (3:19)
3. ** Comically hick country-folk. Love it! LOL. Guitar & mandolin trade licks. (3:16)
4. A small town’s boy is killed in the war. The sentiment is ruined by cloying pathos. (3:14)
5. ** Boy-girl duet in a slow, waltz time. Like 50s country (rather than folk). (3:56)
6. Brownie McGee song. His voice doesn’t match the country-blues. (3:13)
7. A nice country-ish ballad. Good guitar and pedal steel. (4:08)
8. * Like a campfire song. Great banjo (like an Earl Scruggs breakdown). Fun lyric. (3:37)
9. Trying to make it in hard times in America. A bit of a Mexican sway. (5:23)
10. ** Ode to his guitar. Catchy & clever. Another campfire song. And a highlight. (4:07)
11. Sad song to a lover who’s leaving. Very nice guitar picking and backing vocals. (3:19)
12. * Lament on the ending of a summertime romance. Nice blusy-jazzy guitar work. (4:10)
13. Another children’s song. Two guitarists pickin’ together in the middle chorus. (3:41)
14. * Most upbeat & up-tempo song. On stage, this would be the big-group finale. (2:53)
15. Like something you’d hear at a folk church service. Vocal trio (MMF) is nice. (3:29)

Track Listing
1. The Middle Years   8. Ruben You Can Play Your Banjo
2. God Bless The Open Road And You   9. Promise Of The Promised Land
3. The Bluebells In Kentucky   10. My D-18
4. The Saddest Town In Illinois   11. Take Me With You
5. Time Ain't Got Nothin' On Me   12. I Hate To See The Summer Go
6. Livin' With The Blues   13. Two Little Boys
7. Song For A Dismal Day   14. It'll Be Better When It's Better
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