Label: Red Pajama Records - RPJ001CD • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country, Folk
As a performer, Steve Goodman usually seemed far more comfortable playing a small club than a sporting arena something he did for a while in the '70s as Steve Martin 's opening actand there's a similar modesty to his best recordings. The wit, compassion, and regular-guy smarts of Goodman 's songs, as well as the truly Midwestern Old Fashioned - Steve Goodman - Artistic Hair and charm of his on-stage demeanor, were ommunicated best in simple, intimate surroundings, and Goodman was wise enough to know it.
After his five-album deal with Asylum Records ran out in the early '80s, Goodman opted to work on his own terms and start his own label, Red Pajamas Records.
His first album as his own boss, 's Artistic Hairwas a collection of live tracks recorded over the space of a decade that mixed covers もう一度 - wface - Super Rocka Beat originals, fan favorites and obscurities. In many ways, Artistic Hair feels more like a Old Fashioned - Steve Goodman - Artistic Hair Goodman might have made for a friend or fan rather than a major release, which is why it also happens to be one of his most purely enjoyable and satisfying albums.
Artistic Hair is the sound of a man trying to please no one but himself and the people seated in front of him, and the playful interplay, the flow Paperlate - Genesis - Three Sides Live the goofy and the contemplative, and the easygoing energy of the performances which on several tracks includes #001 - Lanfiso - Keplero stellar mandolin work from Jethro Burns cast Goodman in his best light.
Artistic Hair is a good showcase for Steve Goodman the songwriter, but as a tribute to Steve Goodman the performer, it's practically flawless, and a must for any fan of his work.
The added material originally appeared on the collection Big Big Surprise: Anthologyso some loyal fans may already own those tracks, but for those who don't, the material is a good match for Old Fashioned - Steve Goodman - Artistic Hair original album, and adds a few favorites, including "Lincoln Park Pirates" and a rollicking take of "Men Who Love Women Who Love Men.
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Tico Tico. The Water Is Wide. Red Red Robin. Harry Woods. Chicken Cordon Bleus. Old Fashioned. City of New Orleans.
Three-Legged Man. Shel Silverstein. Lincoln Park Pirates. Wonderful World of Sex. Mike Smith. The Auctioneer. Leroy Van Dyke. The Broken String Song.
I'll Fly Away. Albert E. It's a Sin to Tell a Lie. William Mayhew. Slim Willet. Louis Tweedle-Dee Steve Goodman. Let's Give a Party Carl Martin. Winter Wonderland Felix Bernard.
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