Music CD - 2017
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2017 release. Fifteen is the first recording in six years from contemporary folk's most popular group, The Wailin' Jennys. An entrancing collection of cover songs, it includes tunes by Tom Petty, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton, and is their first new music since 2011's acclaimed album, Bright Morning Stars. For founding members Nicky Mehta and Ruth Moody, along with longtime member Heather Masse, Fifteen celebrates a 15-year musical partnership that has resulted in four award-winning studio albums and one live recording on Red House Records, three of which landed the trio on the Billboard charts, while garnering the band a worldwide fanbase. All three band members sing and play a variety of instruments (acoustic guitar, accordion, banjo, ukulele) to create a shimmering tapestry of rich vocals and instrumentals. Additional musicians include Richard Moody (Ruth's brother), Sam Howard, Adrian Dolan and Adam Dobres. Produced by The Wailin' Jennys, Fifteen is a gorgeous feather in the cap of the band that has thrilled millions of listeners to A Prairie Home Companion radio ..."
Publisher: St. Paul, MN :, Red House Records,, [2017]
Branch Call Number: CD MA WAI
Characteristics: 1 audio disc (35 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital,optical,1.4 m/s,rda
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Alternative Title: 15


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SnoIsleLib_BrianH Jul 13, 2018

Celebrate 15 years with the Wailin' Jennys.
A Canadian-based trio of wonderful women blessed with angelic voices whose three-part harmonies are unparalleled in today's folk-pop universe."— THE HUFFINGTON POST

1. Old Churchyard

Tom Petty

3 The Valley
Jane Siberry

4 Light of a Clear Blue Morning
Dolly Parton

5 Loves Me Like a Rock
Paul Simon

6 Boulder to Birmingham
Bill Danoff / Emmylou Harris

7 Not Alone
Patty Griffin

8 Keep Me in Your Heart
Jorge Calderon / Warren Zevon

9 Weary Blues From Waitin'
Hank Williams

It' s OK if you are a really committed fan. Apart from the first track, I was unimpressed by this particular compilation.

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