Don Schlitz: Allergic to Crazy

Don Schlitz: Allergic to Crazy
Title: Allergic to Crazy
Label: CD Baby

'He is brilliant, unpredictable, compassionate and wise. He is also one of the finest craftsmen in songwriting of any genre, not just Country, that you can cite. In an industry that throws around 'songwriter' as if it were every day bologna, Schlitz is the real thing. I couldn't respect someone more, nor love anyone as much. ' -Mary Chapin Carpenter 'More than any other songwriter that plays the Bluebird Cafe, Don Schlitz charms everyone who comes to a show. They may never have heard his name, but they know his songs, and are thrilled to get to know him through his stories and songs. There is nothing like an evening with Don to give you an appreciation of a songwriters life. ' -Amy Kurland, founder Bluebird Cafe 'I've paid to see Don Schlitz perform. That's how good he is.' -Janis Ian Schlitz is a Nashville legend. He's the 2-time Grammy Award winner singer-songwriter of 'The Gambler' and 'Forever and Ever, Amen'; he's won 3 CMA Song of the Year Awards and 2 ACM Song of Year Awards; he's a 4-time ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year; he's written 24 #1 singles and a Broadway musical. And his famous Don for a Dollar (D4A$)Tuesdays at the Bluebird attracts the famous and soon-to-be to drop by, sit in, and joyfully play 'top this'. Don, J. Fred Knobloch and Thom Schuyler originated the 'in-the-round' performance format, now virtually ubiquitous in songwriter clubs around the world. For years, songwriters have flocked to Nashville with dreams of being the next...well...Don Schlitz. Allergic to Crazy is Don's first studio album in thirty years. Along the way, Don's become as comfortable in the studio with world-class musicians and friends as he is on stage. Recorded by ace producer Jason Kyle Seatveit, the songs are all new, the quality is all classic. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll think someone's been reading your mail...and your mind and your heart. In Allergic to Crazy, Schlitz reveals that he is not only a poignant poet, but a 21st Century humorist, a chronicler of complicated relationships, and the guy you'd like sitting next to you at a baseball game. Having spent decades behind the scenes (or, as he likes to say, 'between the parentheses') Schlitz's return to the studio Is a milestone achievement.

1.1 Cigarette
1.2 Allergic to Crazy
1.3 Death and Texas
1.4 Bad Decisions
1.5 About the Money
1.6 I Was a Mess
1.7 Work in Progress
1.8 Too Cold Too Long
1.9 Hey You
1.10 I Dream

Don Schlitz: Allergic to Crazy

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