Various Artists for Sweet Relief 'If You're Going To The City: A Tribute To Mose Allison' 2xLP
Mose Allison's singular style - a unique blend of jazz and blues, his incisive humor, and knack for distilling deep themes into simple potent lyrics made him a major influence on a generation of musicians.
It didn’t take much convincing for the producers to bring a host of top artists onboard, including Elvis Costello, Iggy Pop, Fiona Apple, Tah Mahal, Ben Harper, Frank Black, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browneand more. Each artist chose a favorite Mose Allison song to interpret. Featuring: Taj Mahal, Robbie Fulks, Jackson Browne, The Tippo Allstars feat. Fiona Apple, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Chrissie Hynde, Iggy Pop, Bonnie Raitt, Loudon Wainwright III, Richard Thompson, Peter Case, Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin, Anything Mose!, Frank Black, and Amy Allison with Elvis Costello Loudon Wainwright III’s Version of “Ever Since The World Ended”
Catalogue number: FP17151
Label: Fat Possum Records