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Mermaid Avenue, Vol. II


Download links and information about Mermaid Avenue, Vol. II by Billy Bragg, Wilco. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 49:28 minutes.

Artist: Billy Bragg, Wilco
Release date: 2000
Genre: Rock, Folk Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic
Tracks: 15
Duration: 49:28
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No. Title Length
1. Airline to Heaven 4:50
2. My Flying Saucer 1:44
3. Feed of Man 4:05
4. Hot Rod Hotel 3:16
5. I Was Born 1:50
6. Secret of the Sea 2:39
7. Stetson Kennedy 2:37
8. Remember the Mountain Bed 6:26
9. Blood of the Lamb 4:14
10. Aginst th' Law 3:01
11. All You Fascists 2:43
12. Joe Dimaggio Done It Again 2:30
13. Meanest Man 3:44
14. Black Wind Blowing 2:58
15. Someday Some Morning Sometime 2:51



The sequel to 1998's Mermaid Avenue, Vol. 1 continued its predecessor's effort to reinvent Woody Guthrie in the popular imagination. Billy Bragg and Wilco concocted both albums using old Guthrie lyrics and newly written folk and rock tunes. Listeners get a glimpse of Woody the familiar rabble-rouser in Bragg's "All You Fascists" and "Against th' Law." But more often, these songs show previously unseen sides of the iconic troubadour. Wilco's Jeff Tweedy plucks the most interesting material, including the spare, reflective "Someday Some Morning Sometime," the pretty religious ballad "Blood of the Lamb," the goofy, kid-friendly anthem "Joe DiMaggio Done It Again," and, above all, the spellbinding "Remember the Mountain Bed." On this last number, Tweedy's pensive rendition of Guthrie's 11 romantic verses—and the band's subtly gorgeous backdrop of piano, organ, and acoustic guitar—make for one of Wilco's most essential tracks.