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Final Wild Songs (4CD Box Set)

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Final Wild Songs (4CD Box Set)

Long Ryders (The)

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The Long Ryders were formed by several American musicians influenced by Gram Parsons and the Byrds, with country and punk rock influences.  The set features all the original albums as well as demos, singles and rare live recordings.  Re-mastered by Andy Pearce the recordings and in Sid’s opinion have never sounded so good.

Catalog ID: CRCDBOX21.

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• The Long Ryders were formed by several American musicians influenced by Gram Parsons and the Byrds, with country and punk rock influences.

• The band featured Sid Griffin  on guitar, autoharp, and bugle, Stephen McCarthy, guitar, steel guitar, mandolin, and banjo, Des Brewer, as bassist, (later replaced by Tom Stevens) and Greg Sowders, playing drums and percussion.

• With a sound reminiscent of Gram Parsons, Buffalo Springfield and The Flying Burrito Brothers, but with a harder edge, they anticipated the alternative country music of the 1990s by a decade.

• This 4-CD career overview has been compiled with both Sid Griffin and Tom Stevens from original tapes (where they exist) – Sid has contributed a track by track breakdown for the set.

• The set features all the original albums as well as demos, singles and rare live recordings.

• Re-mastered by Andy Pearce the recordings and in Sid’s opinion have never sounded so good.

• A new booklet designed by Phil Smee contains many rare photos and memorabilia.

 
Track Listing:
DISC ONE
1983-1984 
 
ORIGINAL 10/5/60 EP
1. JOIN MY GANG
2. YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT’S RIGHT…
3. 10/5/60
4. AND SHE RIDES
5. BORN TO BELIEVE IN YOU
NATIVE SONS
6. FINAL WILD
7. IVORY TOWER
8. RUN DUSTY RUN
9. (SWEET) MENTAL REVENGE
10. FAIR GAME
11. TELL IT TO THE JUDGE ON SUNDAY
12. WRECK OF THE 809
13. TOO CLOSE TO THE LIGHT
14. NEVER GOT TO MEET THE MOM
15. I HAD A DREAM
16.MASTERS OF WAR
17. BLACK GIRL – acoustic May-June 1984
18. WRECK OF THE 809 – acoustic May-June 1984
19. FURTHER ALONG – acoustic May-June 1984
20. THE RAINS CAME – CBGBs April 1984
21. YOU CAN’T JUDGE A BOOK BY THE COVER – West End, Chicago Nov 1984
DISC TWO
1985 
 
STATE OF OUR UNION
1. LOOKING FOR LEWIS AND CLARK
2. LIGHTS OF DOWNTOWN
3. WDIA
4. MASON-DIXON LINE
5. HERE COMES THAT TRAIN AGAIN
6. YEARS LONG AGO
7. GOOD TIMES TOMORROW, HARD TIMES TODAY
8. TWO KINDS OF LOVE
9. YOU CAN’T RIDE THE BOXCARS ANYMORE
10. CAPTURING THE FLAG
11. STATE OF MY UNION
12. SOUTHSIDE OF THE STORY
13. CHILD BRIDE
14. IF I WERE A BRAMBLE AND YOU WERE A ROSE
15. LOOKING FOR LEWIS AND CLARK – OGWT
16. LIGHTS OF DOWNTOWN – Captain’s mix, Island Studios
17. CAPTURING THE FLAG – Captain’s mix, Island Studios
18. CHRISTMAS IN NEW ZEALAND – State of Our Union
19. ENCORE FROM HELL
DISC THREE
1986 
 
TWO FISTED TALES
1. GUNSLINGER MAN
2. I WANT YOU BAD
3. A STITCH IN TIME
4. THE LIGHT GETS IN THE WAY
5. PRAIRIE FIRE
6. BABY’S IN TOYLAND
7. LONG STORY SHORT
8. MAN OF MISERY
9. HARRIET TUBMAN’S GONNA CARRY ME HOME
10. FOR THE REST OF MY DAYS
11. SPECTACULAR FALL
12. RING BELLS
DEMOS
13. 17 WAYS
14. BASIC BLACK
15. PUSHIN’ UPHILL
16. HOW DO WE FEEL WHAT’S REAL
17. HE’S GOT HIMSELF A YOUNG GIRL (AND HE CAN’T KEEP UP)
18. HE CAN HEAR HIS BROTHER CALLING
19. SAD SAD SONGS
20. FLAK JACKET
21. BLUES THEME
 
DISC FOUR
LIVE ‘T BEEST, GOES, THE NETHERLANDS 
1.MASON DIXON LINE
2.TIME KEEPS TRAVELING
3.(SWEET) MENTAL REVENGE
4.RUN DUSTY RUN
5.YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT’S RIGHT…
6.AS GOD IS MY WITNESS
7.IVORY TOWER
8.I CAN’T HIDE
9.MASTERS OF WAR
10.WRECK OF THE 809
11.GOOD TIMES TOMORROW, HARD TIMES TODAY
12.SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD
13.SOUTHSIDE OF THE STORY
14.STILL GET BY
15.TELL IT TO THE JUDGE ON SUNDAY

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DISC ONE 1983-1984 ORIGINAL 10/5/60 EP 1. JOIN MY GANG 2. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT’S RIGHT… 3. 10/5/60 4. AND SHE RIDES 5. BORN TO BELIEVE IN YOU NATIVE SONS 6. FINAL WILD 7. IVORY TOWER 8. RUN DUSTY RUN 9. (SWEET) MENTAL REVENGE 10. FAIR GAME 11. TELL IT TO THE JUDGE ON SUNDAY 12. WRECK OF THE 809 13. TOO CLOSE TO THE LIGHT 14. NEVER GOT TO MEET THE MOM 15. I HAD A DREAM 16.MASTERS OF WAR 17. BLACK GIRL - acoustic May-June 1984 18. WRECK OF THE 809 - acoustic May-June 1984 19. FURTHER ALONG - acoustic May-June 1984 20. THE RAINS CAME - CBGBs April 1984 21. YOU CAN'T JUDGE A BOOK BY THE COVER - West End, Chicago Nov 1984 DISC TWO 1985 STATE OF OUR UNION 1. LOOKING FOR LEWIS AND CLARK 2. LIGHTS OF DOWNTOWN 3. WDIA 4. MASON-DIXON LINE 5. HERE COMES THAT TRAIN AGAIN 6. YEARS LONG AGO 7. GOOD TIMES TOMORROW, HARD TIMES TODAY 8. TWO KINDS OF LOVE 9. YOU CAN'T RIDE THE BOXCARS ANYMORE 10. CAPTURING THE FLAG 11. STATE OF MY UNION 12. SOUTHSIDE OF THE STORY 13. CHILD BRIDE 14. IF I WERE A BRAMBLE AND YOU WERE A ROSE 15. LOOKING FOR LEWIS AND CLARK - OGWT 16. LIGHTS OF DOWNTOWN - Captain's mix, Island Studios 17. CAPTURING THE FLAG - Captain's mix, Island Studios 18. CHRISTMAS IN NEW ZEALAND - State of Our Union 19. ENCORE FROM HELL DISC THREE 1986 TWO FISTED TALES 1. GUNSLINGER MAN 2. I WANT YOU BAD 3. A STITCH IN TIME 4. THE LIGHT GETS IN THE WAY 5. PRAIRIE FIRE 6. BABY’S IN TOYLAND 7. LONG STORY SHORT 8. MAN OF MISERY 9. HARRIET TUBMAN'S GONNA CARRY ME HOME 10. FOR THE REST OF MY DAYS 11. SPECTACULAR FALL 12. RING BELLS DEMOS 13. 17 WAYS 14. BASIC BLACK 15. PUSHIN' UPHILL 16. HOW DO WE FEEL WHAT'S REAL 17. HE'S GOT HIMSELF A YOUNG GIRL (AND HE CAN'T KEEP UP) 18. HE CAN HEAR HIS BROTHER CALLING 19. SAD SAD SONGS 20. FLAK JACKET 21. BLUES THEME DISC FOUR LIVE 'T BEEST, GOES, THE NETHERLANDS 1.MASON DIXON LINE 2.TIME KEEPS TRAVELING 3.(SWEET) MENTAL REVENGE 4.RUN DUSTY RUN 5.YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT'S RIGHT… 6.AS GOD IS MY WITNESS 7.IVORY TOWER 8.I CAN’T HIDE 9.MASTERS OF WAR 10.WRECK OF THE 809 11.GOOD TIMES TOMORROW, HARD TIMES TODAY 12.SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD 13.SOUTHSIDE OF THE STORY 14.STILL GET BY 15.TELL IT TO THE JUDGE ON SUNDAY
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