Dion : Abraham Martin And John (UK)

CD [Cover Art for Dion / Abraham Martin And John (UK)] Your Price: $12.15
Rated 8 with 2 responses
Availability: In Stock
Sell date: 3/2007
Label: Ace Records UK
Mfg's Catalog#: 1147
CDC Part#: 380269
Add to Basket Add to Basket

For sound samples and details,
view this item at Amazon
 
 Notes & Reviews
 
Low Stock
 
Not Returnable, Not Cancellable.
 
Includes the bonus track 'Daddy Rollin' (In Your Arms)' the B-side of the single release of 'Abraham, Martin And John'. After his earlier career, both with the Belmonts and as a solo artist, Dion made some revelatory blues recordings for the Columbia label. Heroin addiction then took it's toll and he stayed out of the studio for several years. In 1968, cleaned up but without a record deal, he approached Laurie Records, the company that released his first recordings with the Belmonts. Marking the beginning of his singer/songwriter phase that includes his Warner Brothers recordings, it features low-key but personal versions of songs by Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and a very unusual version of 'Purple Haze'.

 
 Tracks
 
Abraham, Martin & John
Purple Haze
Tomorow Is a Long Time/Everybody's Talking
You Better Watch Yourself (Sonny Boy)
Dolphins
He Looks a Lot Like Me
Sun Fun Song
Both Sides Now
Sisters of Mercy
Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
Daddy Rollin' (In Your Arms) (Bonus Track)
 
 Recommendations

People who buy dion CDS may also enjoy, in order of descending probability, the works of Dion And The Belmonts, Lovin Spoonful, Searchers.