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Various Artists: Confederate Tales

White Mansions & The Legend of Jesse James

(2 CDs)

U.K. reissue on A&M of the 1978 and 1980 concept albums White Mansions (A&M 6004) and The Legend of Jesse James, arranged and written by British songwriter Paul Kennerly, and produced by Stage Fright producer Glyn Johns.

White Mansions - A Tale From The American Civil War is a historical country-folk concept album featuring such diverse talents as Waylon Jennings, the Eagles' Bernie Leadon, and Eric Clapton (on the tracks "White Trash" and "Kentucky Racehorse".) Levon Helm playa the "lead role" on Jesse James, see the page for the original Jesse James album for additional information.

The two albums were released as a 2CD set again in 1999 in the US on Mercury Nashville as White Mansions and The Legend of Jesse James.


(all songs by Paul Kennerly)

Disc 1 - White Mansions

1. Story To Tell [RealAudio]
2. Dixie On Hold [RealAudio]
3. Join Around The Flag [RealAudio]
4. White Trash [RealAudio]
5. The Last Dance & The Kentucky Racehorse [RealAudio]
6. Southern Boys [RealAudio]
7. The Union Mare & Confederate Grey [RealAudio]
8. No One Would Believe A Summer Could Be So Cold [RealAudio]
9. The Southland's Bleeding [RealAudio]
10. Bring Up The Twelve Pounders [RealAudio]
11. They Laid Waste To Our Land [RealAudio]
12. Praise The Lord [RealAudio]
13. The King Has Called Me Home [RealAudio]
14. Bad Man [RealAudio]
15. Dixie, Now You're Done [RealAudio]

Disc 2 - Jesse James

1. Ride Of The Redlegs [RealAudio]
2. Quantrill's Guerillas [RealAudio]
3. Six Gun Shooting [RealAudio]
4. Have You Heard The News? [RealAudio]
5. Heaven Ain't Ready For You Yet [RealAudio]
6. Help Him, Jesus [RealAudio]
7. The Old Clay County [RealAudio]
8. Riding With Jesse James [RealAudio]
9. Hunt Them Down [RealAudio]
10. Wish We Were Back In Missouri [RealAudio]
11. Northfield: The Plan [RealAudio]
12. Northfield: The Disaster [RealAudio]
13. High Walls [RealAudio]
14. The Death Of Me [RealAudio]
15. The Plot [RealAudio]
16. One More Shot [RealAudio]

Various Artists - Confederate Tales - 1997 - A&M Records U.K. 540791-2

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