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Blue Country Heart


Download links and information about Blue Country Heart by Jorma Kaukonen. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Blues, Rock, Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Songwriter/Lyricist, Acoustic genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 45:14 minutes.

Artist: Jorma Kaukonen
Release date: 2002
Genre: Blues, Rock, Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Songwriter/Lyricist, Acoustic
Tracks: 13
Duration: 45:14
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No. Title Length
1. Blue Railroad Train 3:41
2. Just Because 4:12
3. Blues Stay Away from Me 3:24
4. Red River Blues 3:21
5. Bread Line Blues 4:35
6. Waiting for a Train 3:23
7. Those Gambler's Blues 3:04
8. Tom Cat Blues 3:03
9. Big River Blues 2:57
10. Prohibition Blues 4:10
11. I'm Free from the Chain Gang Now 3:24
12. You and My Old Guitar 2:41
13. What Are They Doing In Heaven Today? 3:19



Acoustic fingerpicker Jorma Kaukonen fiddled around with his country roots a bit in Jefferson Airplane and dipped a little deeper while fronting Hot Tuna, but his 2002 release, Blue Country Heart, is his most summertime-afternoon, front-porch-pickin' album. The album is comprised of traditional country songs from the '30s and '40s popularized by legendary performers like Jimmy Rodgers, Jimmy Davis, Gene Autry, and the Delmore Brothers. The blue country band features contemporary acoustic virtuosos Sam Bush on mandolin, Jerry Douglas on dobro, bassist Byron House, and Grammy-winner Béla Fleck on banjo, backing Kaukonen's nimble fingers and gruff vocals. The whole album carries an easygoing vibe throughout; whether Kaukonen is waiting for a train, recounting his promiscuous tomcat, or escaping from a chain gang, his voice maintains a relaxed feel, and the "no overdubs" recording style gives it a real "living room jam" kind of sound. The recordings aren't flawless, but pretty close, and any brown notes and voice crackles only help to add to the down-home atmosphere, making for a warmly enjoyable listening experience.