NORMAN BLAKE: LA STORIA DEL ROCK

In tutto il periodo degli anni sessanta e un continuo girovagare in tour e solo nel 1971 incide il suo primo album contry insieme al Banjoista Bob Johnson, June Carte all chitarra, Johnny Cash al violino. Partecipa nel 1969, come sessionman, in Nashville Skyline di Bob Dylan. Molto ricercato da altri artisit come Kris Kristofferson e Joan Baez, per la quale suona in parecchi dischi. Nei anni a seguire continua la sua partecipazione in vari gruppi del genere blue-grass e jazz-grass. Negli anni novanta incide quattro album insieme a sua moglie Nancy Ann Short, ottenendo un buon successo critico e commerciale.

 

 

Discografia

 

* Back Home in Sulphur Springs (Rounder, 1972)

* The Fields of November (Flying Fish, 1974)

* Old and New (Flying Fish, 1975)

* Norman Blake/Tut Taylor/Sam Bush/Butch Robins/Vassar Clements/David Holland/Jethro Burns (Flying Fish, 1976)

* Live at McCabe’s (Takoma, 1976)

* Norman Blake and Red Rector (Country, 1976)

* Whiskey Before Breakfast (Rounder, 1976)

* Blackberry Blossom (Flying Fish, 1977)

* Directions (Takoma, 1978)

* Rising Fawn String Ensemble (Rounder, 1979)

* Full Moon on the Farm (Rounder, 1981)

* Original Underground Music from the Mysterious South (Rounder, 1983)

* Nashville Blues (Rounder, 1984)

* Lighthouse on the Shore (Rounder, 1985)

* The Norman & Nancy Blake Compact Disc (Rounder, 1986)

* Natasha’s Waltz (Rounder, 1987)

* Slow Train through Georgia (Rounder, 1987)

* Blake & Rice (Rounder, 1987)

* Blind Dog (Rounder, 1988)

* Norman Blake and Tony Rice 2 (Rounder, 1990)

* The Fields of November/Old and New (Flying Fish, 1992)

* Just Gimme Somethin’ I’m Used To (Shanachie, 1992)

* While Passing Along This Way (Shanachie, 1994)

* The Hobo’s Last Ride (Shanachie, 1996)

* Chattanooga Sugar Babe (Shanachie, 1998)

* Be Ready Boys: Appalachia to Abilene (Shanachie, 1999)

* Far Away, Down on a Georgia Farm (Shanachie, 1999)

* Flower From the Fields of Alabama (Shanachie, 2001)

* Old Ties (Rounder, 2002)

* Meeting on Southern Soil (Red House, 2002)

* The Morning Glory Ramblers (Dualtone, 2004)

* Back Home in Sulphur Springs [Norman & Nancy Blake] (Dualtone, 2006)

* Shacktown Road (Dualtone Music Group, 2007)

* Look A-Yonder Comin’ (State Archives of Florida, 2008) (A bluegrass compilation featuring Norman and Nancy Blake)

* Rising Fawn Gathering (Plectrafone, 2009)

* Sleepy Eyed Joe (2009)

 

Arrangiamenti

 

* O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) (Mercury 088170)

* Cold Mountain (2003) (DMZ / Columbia 86843)

* Walk the Line (2005) (Wind-Up Records)

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