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The Band: Live at the Academy of Music 1971

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Dar Williams: The Beauty of the Rain

[cover art]

[CD cover]

This February 2003 release is the sixth album on the Razor & Tie label from New England folk singer/ songwriter Dar Williams. The Beauty of the Rain was produced by Steuart Lerman and Rob Hyman, and features guest appearances by a remarkable array of talent: Alison Krauss on vocals, Bela Fleck on banjo, John Popper manning the harmonica and backup vocals, Stefan Lessard (of Dave Matthews Band) on bass, John Medeski on keyboards, Chris Botti on trumpet, Cliff Eberhardt on vocals and Michael Kang (String Cheese Incident) on fiddle.

Dar Williams does a wonderful cover of Richard Manuel's "Whispering Pines" on this CD, sharing the vocals with Alison Krauss and Cliff Eberhardt.

Tracks

  1. The World's Not Falling Apart
    (featured guests: Michael Kang - Fiddle; Stefan Lessard - bass)

  2. Farewell To The Old Me
    (featured guests: Stefan Lessard - bass; John Medeski - keyboards)

  3. I Saw A Bird Fly Away
    (featured guests: John Medeski - keyboards; John Popper - harmonica, vocals)

  4. The Beauty of The Rain
    (featured guest: Chris Botti - trumpet)

  5. Mercy of The Fallen

  6. The One Who Knows
    (featured guest: Alison Krauss - vocals)

  7. Closer To Me
    (featured guest: Bela Fleck - banjo)

  8. Fishing In The Morning
    (featured guests: Bela Fleck - banjo; Michael Kang - fiddle)

  9. Whispering Pines MPEG file (240K)
    (featured guests: Chris Botti - trumpet; Cliff Eberhardt - vocals; Alison Krauss -vocals; Stefan Lessard - bass)

  10. Your Fire Your Soul
    (featured guest: John Medeski - keyboards)

  11. I Have Lost My Dreams

Dar Williams - The Beauty of the Rain - 2003 - Razor & Tie


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