But for The Man From God Knows Where, he confronted much grander tasks than paying homage to a country hero or digging up old western tunes. He had to write and find lyrics to depict his Irish and Norwegian ancestors ' immigration to the United States, and then integrate explicit Celtic and Norwegian musical traditions into I Write The Songs - Johnny Mathis - I Only Have Eyes For You native weave of American folk and country.
He wanted to hear the Uilleann pipes and tin whistle merge with the hardanger fiddle in a setting of banjos, lap steels, and acoustic and electric guitars. He wrote a host of brilliant new songs to crystallize the hopes and dreams, failures and faith of immigrants transplanting their lives in an idealized foreign land.
Russell even mixed in a 19th-century cylinder recording of Walt Whitman reciting a quatrain about the American Dream. Mary Clare Malloy Dolores Keane. The outcaste Dave Van Ronk. The dreamin' Dolores Keane Tom Russell. The old northern shore Kari Bremnes Sondre Bratland. Anna Olsen Kari Bremnes. Rider on an orphan train Tom Russell. Acres of corn Iris Dement. Write a review Rate this item: 1 2 3 4 Acres Of Corn - Tom Russell - The Man From God Knows Where. Preview this item Preview this item.
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