The Lives We Share (Avant Garde AVS 137) 1972

 

 

 

 

 

Continues in the folk and country vein of A Different Shade Of Blue with equally good results. All self-composed songs this time (twelve of them), including ‘The Windchimes’, ‘Someone’s Lockin’ The Doors’, ‘The Ballad Of Gallopin’ Gertie’, ‘That’s Not Much To Write A Song About’, ‘The Lord’s Vineyard’, the fiddle-accompanied ‘Ballad Of A Recluse’ and ‘Our Church Has Got Religion Again’. Some of these songs bear resemblance to Dogwood. Also a shot or two of old Kingston Trio. Pleasant pedal steel melody gracing the title track (shades of CSNY’s ‘Teach Your Children’). Charlie Daniels would be proud of the novelty ‘Talkin’ Jesus Freak Blues’ spoken over a backdrop of dobro twang. Tom Page would revive the group name in 1983 for the album Lend Me A Sunrise. (Ken Scott – The Archivist).

 

 

 

 

 

Tracks:

 

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1The Lives We Share3:55
1-2The Windchimes3:05
1-3Someone's Lockin' The Doors2:55
1-4If You've Seen Her3:38
1-5Talkin' Jesus Freak Blues3:44
1-6Without Love (I Am Nothing At All)3:55
2-1The Ballad Of Gallopin' Gertie2:30
2-2Peaceful River3:48
2-3That's Not Much To Write A Song About3:00
2-4The Lord's Vineyard (Paraphrase Of Isaiah 5:1-7)2:02
2-5Ballad Of A Recluse3:48
2-6Our Church Has Got Religion Again3:32

 

 

Members: Tom Page, Jim Moore, Jim Sloan

 

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