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James McMurtry - Childish Things download album

James McMurtry - Childish Things download album
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Album:
Childish Things
Released:
2005
Country:
US
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1120 mb
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1921 mb
WMA vers. size:
1644 mb
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Rating:
4.1 ★
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718

James mcmurtry featured in new york times magazine cover story. 25 songs that tell us where music is going. AUSTIN, Texas - The New York Times Magazine’s cover story 25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going (Sunday, March 12) prominently features a four-page spread focusing on James McMurtry’s Copper Canteen, from his 2015 release Complicated Game. IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM JAMES McMURTRY: Some one has a permit to run a gas pipeline from the Permian basin fracking field through the Big Bend Country to the Rio Grande where it will hook up with a Mexican pipeline for transport to the interior, or perhaps the Pacific where tankers can float it to one of our prospective Pacific trade partners.

BPM Profile Childish Things. Album starts at 118BPM, ends at 81BPM (-37), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by James McMurtry. Saint Mary of the Woods.

CHILDISH THINGS is a great album, 12 songs written by James McMurtry that present a view of the world from the perspective of the Red States working class.

We Can't Make It Here.

Childish Things follows James McMurtry's well-received live album by a little over a year and maintains the high standards set by that release while occasionally upping the stakes. The raw yet full roots rock-sound remains dominated by McMurtry's tough, no-frills guitar chords and longtime backing musicians, drummer Daren Hess and bassist Ronnie Johnson.

McMurtry released his follow-up album to Childish Things in April 2008.

This song is by James McMurtry and appears on the album Childish Things (2005). Aunt Clara kept her Bible Right next to the phone in case she needed a quoteWhile she talked to someoneIn my memory she smiles While the blessing is saidAnd visions of freeze tag dance in my headShe says I'll grow up bigIf I eat all my roastI'll still believe in heavenBut I won't believe in ghosts anymore. I'll put away childish things.

James McMurtry Lyrics. Aunt Clara kept her Bible Right next to the phone in case she needed a quote While she talked to someone In my memory she smiles While the blessing is said And visions of freeze tag dance in my head She says I’ll grow up big If I eat all my roast I’ll still believe in heaven But I won’t. believe in ghosts anymore. I’ll put away childish things.

Tracklist

See The Elephant
Childish Things
We Can't Make It Here
Slew Foot
Bad Enough
Restless
Memorial Day
Six Year Drought
Old Part Of Town
Charlemagne's Home Town
Pocatello
Holiday

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6-16892-65842-9 James McMurtry Childish Things ‎(CD, Album) Compadre Records 6-16892-65842-9 US 2005
LRR-28391 James McMurtry Childish Things ‎(CD, Album) Lightning Rod Records LRR-28391 US 2006
  • Whitebeard
Childish Things was perhaps the most least accessible album for me from McMurtry’s catalog. It’s not so much an album as it is a rant against those who are turning Americans into desperate characters living out their lives on a desperate landscape, where James finds a sort of righteous dignity in his poetic passion, standing against the wind.While his other albums were laced with stories we all share, yet often go unnoticed, this material is a very pointed exercise in uncomfortableness, filled with choppy rhythms and infectious hooks, yet by the time the record hits the runout groove, those hooks have floated from my memory, and I’m left wondering what I’d just listened to. Sure, his songs are filled with oddball characters who possess a sense of nobility, vision and at times wayward dreams, yet still, the songs on this album don’t come off with an easy offhanded sense of tall tales and gentle foolishness. On other outings McMurtry’s characters are frequently seen at some pivotal moment in time, where there are but two choices, though the essence or ramifications of those choices are often not clear. Childish Things offers up none of that, this is a defining clearcut album that does not sound false or pretentious, it’s an in your face record, though the fingers of James are pointed outward toward the establishment and those who would attempt to pray their way out of a situation rather than effect change; not inwardly at himself and those who’ve crossed his path with interactions of explorative emotions.All of that being said, Childish Things was award the 2006 Americana Music Association Album of the Year, with the song “We Can’t Make It Here” being named as one of the best songs of the first decade in the 2000’s … but those awards are given by critics on the basis of things that do not often resonate well with my ears. The record is entirely literarily detailed, supported by strong guitars and inventive arrangements, both of which support the limited vocal range of James, making his sound larger than life.So, that being said again, though this time on a more positive note, the problem with most singer-songwriters is that no matter how personal, universal, fantastic, or romantically intoxicating the yarns they weave are, sooner or later the credibility gap comes into play, where something they say or do reminds you it’s just a story being told by a teller. The few really good ones separate themselves from the pack by telling a story so convincingly listeners believe that the singer has lived that story, whether or not they actually did. James McMurtry is one of the really good ones, and it’s not just his droll road-weary half-spoken crooning, it’s a distinctive delivery snatched from a passing reality that may belong to someone else entirely. Though for me, the reality found here is perhaps too real, leaving no room for inferences or dreaming, Childish Things is an album that moves from beginning to end with a single minded purposefulness.Review by Jenell Kesler