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The Street Was Always There (Great American Song Series, Vol. 1)


Download links and information about The Street Was Always There (Great American Song Series, Vol. 1) by Eric Andersen. This album was released in 2004 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 01:03:20 minutes.

Artist: Eric Andersen
Release date: 2004
Genre: Rock, Folk Rock, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic
Tracks: 14
Duration: 01:03:20
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No. Title Length
1. Little Bit of Rain 5:16
2. These 23 Days In September 6:05
3. Universal Soldier 2:39
4. Johnny Half-Breed 5:43
5. Waves of Freedom 4:40
6. I Ain't Marching Anymore 5:25
7. Louise 3:45
8. Misty Roses 3:52
9. White Boots Marching In a Yellow Land 5:21
10. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall 9:42
11. Many a Mile 2:54
12. The Other Side of This Life 3:48
13. The Street Was Always There 3:23
14. Phil Ochs Speaks (Spoken) (featuring Phil Ochs) 0:47



This is the first of a projected two-volume set by singer/songwriter Eric Andersen showcasing the songs of his youth, by some of its best-known as well as all-but-forgotten songwriters from the New York Greenwich Village scene of the early- to mid-'60s. There are modern versions of classics, like Buffy Sainte-Marie's "Universal Soldier," Bob Dylan's "A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall," Tim Hardin's "Misty Roses," Fred Neil's "The Other Side of This Life," and Phil Ochs' "I Ain't Marching Anymore." There are tunes that are now considered obscure, too, such as Paul Siebel's "Louise," David Blue's "These 23 Days in September," Patrick Sky's "Many a Mile," Peter La Farge's "Johnny Half-Breed." There's also a pair of originals, in the title track and "Waves of Freedom." Interestingly, in spite of all this company, the most convincing tune on the set is "Waves of Freedom" by Andersen himself.