Gary Stewart

Gary Stewart: Gary / Cactus & A Rose

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Artist: Gary Stewart

Artist: Gary Stewart
Title: Gary / Cactus & A Rose

Digitally remastered two-fer containing a pair of great albums from the honky tonk legend. With his distinctive vibrato voice, no-one sang drinking and cheating songs better than Gary Stewart. The first album Gary from 1979 kicks off with a pounding rocker 'Mazelle', the first charted single from the album (the other being the leisurely, bluesy 'Shady Streets'). This faultless 10 song set includes a distinctive rendition of Leon Payne's 'Lost Highway' evoking memories of Hank Williams, and concludes with the truly memorable 'One More' where steel guitar and piano provide a perfect backdrop to the singer's unique vocals. Cactus And A Rose (1980) moved away from familiar Nashville studio surroundings and into the Southern country-rock arena that first inspired him. Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts were among the musicians and, with Chips Moman as producer, these 10 tracks added up to a program unique to Stewart. It also provided another two chart singles - the title track and the double-sided 'Are We Dreamin' The Same Dream' and 'Roarin', the latter living up to it's title as Bonnie Bramlett joins in the raucous barrelhouse fun.

1.1 Mazelle
1.2 Shady Streets
1.3 The Next Thing You Know
1.4 Everything a Good Little Girl Needs
1.5 The Same Thing
1.6 The Blues Don't Care Who's Got 'Em
1.7 I've Just Seen the Rock of Ages
1.8 Walkaway
1.9 Lost Highway
1.10 One More
1.11 Okeechobee Purple
1.12 Cactus and a Rose
1.13 Staring Each Other Down
1.14 Lover's Knot
1.15 Ghost Train
1.16 Roarin'
1.17 Harlan County Highway
1.18 Are We Dreamin' the Same Dream
1.19 How Could We Come to This After That
1.20 (We Made It As Lovers) We Just Couldn't Make It As Friends

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