Repost Bonanza: Whiskeytown – Acoustic Radio Sessions

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Whiskeytown
Acoustic Radio Sessions
Various Places/Dates

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Inn Town

KCRW 1996

Houses On The Hill
Nurse With The Pills
Think About Me
Somebody Remembers The Roses
Inn Town
Turnaround

World Cafe 1996

16 Days
Somebody Remembers The Roses
Too Drunk To Dream
Excuse Me If I Break My Own Heart Tonight
Dreams–Fleetwood Mac cover

Mountain Stage 1998

Easy Hearts
16 Days
Houses On The Hill
Inn Town
Too Drunk To Dream

Bootleg Bonanza: Whiskeytown – Rural Free Delivery

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Whiskeytown
Rural Free Delivery

Link removed this was officially released.

1. Take Your Guns To Town
2. Nervous Breakdown
3. Tennessee Square
4. Captain Smith
5. Macon, Georgia County Line
6. Pawn Shop Ain’t No Place For A Wedding Ring
7. Oklahoma
8. Angels Are Messengers From God

Bootleg Bonanza: Whiskeytown – The Complete F*cker Demos

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Whiskeytown
The Complete Fucker Demos

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1. In My Time Of Need (alt. demo version)
2. Bar Lights
3. Win
4. Comfortable Only At Night
5. Out Of Time
6. Sit And Listen To The Rain
7. Night Lights
8. Probably Gonna Happen
9. West NY Serenade
10. Lil’ Girls
11. In The World
12. Medicine
13. Today
14. Clearly Destroyed
15. Breathe
16. Fool

2-6
The Bug Sessions, possibly recorded during 1998 or 1999
7-12
Sessions recorded in Hoboken, New Jersey, possibly during 1998 or 1999
13-16
Heartbreaker sessions.

Tracks 1-12 have previous circulated as the Fucker Demos; the last four tracks were found on an alternate release of this boot (Fucker Version 2). Hence the Complete Fucker.

The other day I talked a little bit about how the ways in which I receive bootlegs has changed. Discovering MP3 bootleg blogs was a bit like going down the rabbit hole. I found one blog which linked to several others which in turn linked to more and so on into a never ending spiral. It was fantastic. As stated I went a bit mad and downloaded everything that looked remotely interesting, until I bloated my hard drive, and realized it would take me the rest of my life to listen to the music I now owned.

My downloading from blogs has now gone down to a trickle. Sure I still download music from artists I really love (like this boot from the huge Ryan Adams collection I linked to earlier) or others that just sound really interesting. But I’ve tried to keep it to a minimum, realizing both that my chances of listening to most of it is slim, and that I prefer to have my posts consist of boots I’ve received in trades or torrents and not from other, competing blogs.

This is all to say I’m getting very close to having uploaded every bootleg on my hard drive. I’ve finally just about caught up with all that downloading I did (well except for a bunch of Grateful Dead, but you guys just don’t seem to download from them.) This is not to say that I’m going to have to shut the blog down. I still have loads of CDs that I have yet to rip or upload to the site. Just from what I’ve already obtained should last me to the end of the year, and likely well beyond. I’m still also active in some vine sites and of course torrents. So I plan to stay very active in this blog (well except during the upcoming travel season but we’ve already talked about that) so you can look forward to lots more good stuff, and high quality at that.

Bootleg Bonanza: Whiskeytown – Those Weren't The Days

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Whiskeytown
Those Weren’t The Days

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1. My Heart Is Broken
2. Things I Heard
3. Luxury Liner
4. Kiss And Make Up
5. Further Down The Road
6. Believe
7. 10 Seconds ‘Til The End Of The World
8. The Rain Won’t Help You When It’s Over
9. Ticket Time
10. Wither, I’m A Flower
11. Hipshake
12. Here’s To The Rest Of The World
13. Empty Baseball Park
14. San Antonio
15. Factory Girl
16. All You Can Feel
17. New York Angel
18. Only To Lose
19. Dreams

Bootleg Bonanza: Whiskeytown – Forever Valentine

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Whiskeytown
Forever Valentine

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01 Anyone But Me (a/k/a Dial Tone)
02 Don’t Wanna Know Why
03 Easy Hearts
04 Sittin’ Around
05 Rays Of Burning Light (a/k/a Rays Of Light)
06 Ghost Without Memory
07 Runnin’ Out Of Road
08 Can’t Take A Lover (a/k/a Talkin’ In My Sleep)
09 Think About Me (a/k/a (What You) Think About Me)
10 Crazy Lonesome (a/k/a A Memory Away)
11 Caroline

Info from the Ryan Adams Archive:
Studio: Scores/Slackmates & Modern
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Date: December 1997
Personnel:
Ryan Adams
Caitlin Cary
Mike Daly
Ed Crawford
Skillet Gilmore
Chris Stamey
Ben Folds

NOTES:
Chris Stamey — “Skillet played drums,
I played bass. Recorded in Raleigh at Scores/Slackmates,
and at Modern, my place.” “Addendum: I forgot to add
that the piano player on the Forever Valentine
Whiskeytown sessions was Ben Folds. My memory was
jogged by his smashing show this Saturday at the Cradle.”

Skillet Gilmore — “Forever Valentine was recorded
around Xmas ’97. The band at the time (for the purposes
of recording) was Ryan, Caitlin, Mike Daly, Ed Crawford
on guitar, Chris Stamey on bass and me.” “Although the
record was made in about a week, the challenge was actually
that Ryan wanted to make a record without the label knowing
about it. And so we did.”

Bootleg Bonanza: Whiskeytown – A Stranger Is Born

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Whiskeytown
A Stranger is Born

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1. Ticket Time
2. Breathe (aka Believe)
3. Wither, I’m A Flower
4. Barns On Fire
5. Street With Sirens (a.k.a. Things I Heard)
6. Ten Seconds To The End Of The World
7. Turn Around
8. Everything I Do
9. Losering
10. Theme For A Trucker
11. Dancing With The Women At The Bar
12. Dreams
13. My Heart Is Broken
14. Luxury Liner
15. Houses On The Hill
16. All You Can Feel
17. Further Down The Road (aka Indian Gown)
18. Kiss & Make Up
19. The Rain Won’t Help You When It’s Over

A Stranger Is Born: Pre-SA Demos

recorded 12/96 at Captured Live, Durham NC
Producer: Chris Stamey
Engineer: Tim Harper

These sessions produced the double sided 7inch that was released on bloodshot and sold at the 1997 WT shows.

Ryan- acoustic and electric guitars
Phil- electric guitars
Caitlin- fiddle
S. Terry- drums
Billy Ladd- steel
Chris Stamey- bass, piano, percussion

Bootleg Bonanza: Whiskeytown – Acoustic Radio Sessions

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Whiskeytown
Acoustic Radio Sessions
Various Places/Dates

Download MP3@192

Inn Town

KCRW 1996

Houses On The Hill
Nurse With The Pills
Think About Me
Somebody Remembers The Roses
Inn Town
Turnaround

World Cafe 1996

16 Days
Somebody Remembers The Roses
Too Drunk To Dream
Excuse Me If I Break My Own Heart Tonight
Dreams–Fleetwood Mac cover

Mountain Stage 1998

Easy Hearts
16 Days
Houses On The Hill
Inn Town
Too Drunk To Dream

Bootleg Bonaza: Whiskeytown – Drunken Confessions

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Whiskeytown
Drunken Confessions

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Drank Like a River
Too Drunk to Dream
Fucking Bastards
Take Your Guns to Town
The Great Divide
Mining Town
Nervous Breakdown
Pawn Shop
Macon, GA

Western Star
Jacksonville, City of Light
Young, Fair Mary
The Bed That I Bought
Movin’ On Up [‘The Jeffersons’ theme]
Steal Somebody’s Car
Nervous Breakdown
What May Seem Like Love
Somebody Remembers the Rose
Faithless Street
Mining Town

An odd, eclectic mix of live cuts and c-sides. Quality is decent. Some songs like they were recorded from the room over. The playing is ragged (but right.) Definitely worth it for fans.