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Download links and information about Powerglide by New Riders Of The Purple Sage. This album was released in 1972 and it belongs to Rock, Pop genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 43:03 minutes.

Artist: New Riders Of The Purple Sage
Release date: 1972
Genre: Rock, Pop
Tracks: 11
Duration: 43:03
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No. Title Length
1. Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (and Loud, Loud Music) 4:16
2. Rainbow 3:00
3. California Day 2:37
4. Sweet Lovin' One 2:55
5. Lochinvar 3:30
6. I Don't Need No Doctor 4:39
7. Contract 3:16
8. Runnin' Back to You 4:10
9. Hello Mary-Lou (Goodbye Heart) (Live) 2:57
10. Duncan and Brady 5:23
11. Willie and the Hand Jive 6:20



Powerglide is a barroom jugular, a cred-rich country-rock great that’s rarely listed among country-rock greats. Even if you ignore the guest list here (which includes Rolling Stones running bud Nicky Hopkins and The Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia and Bill Kreutzmann), you can’t ignore the band’s songs, which easily rival anything by The Flying Burrito Brothers, Gram Parsons, or early Poco. While this album (the New Riders' second) had three different lead singers, guitarist John Dawson’s vocal sweetness wins the melancholy-meets-joy sweepstakes. Listen to him soothe his own restive heart (“Lochnivar”) and then serve up another’s in a classic, comic murder ballad (“Duncan and Brady”). The old-timey picker rhythm of “Sweet Loving One” sounds like a revamp of a timeless Bob Wills classic, while the fitting opener, “Dim Lights Thick Smoke,” is a resounding revamp of an old Joe Maphis classic. Even by-the-numbers takes of “Hello Mary-Lou” and “Willie and the Hand Jive” manage to ride shotgun to the other tunes here simply on the strength of Buddy Cage’s ringing pedal steel and wonderfully scratch-ass dobro playing.