mickey newbury

Brush off these dusty masterpieces and harlequin melodies and listen for the Bluebird Special off in the distance. Let this companion supply you with the American reflections and southern meditations that took this Texas native to Nashville —  to write songs that would forever change country music.

Mickey Newbury – A Companion Piece

Heaven Help The Child
Are My Thoughts With You
She Even Woke Me Up To Say Goodbye
T. Total Tommy
San Francisco Mable Joy
Looks Like Baby’s Gone
An American Trilogy
Sunshine
I Came To Hear The Music
Breeze Lullaby
Leavin’ Kentucky

9 Responses to “AD Presents: Mickey Newbury – A Companion Piece”

  1. Check the Drag City re-issues, including this great box set: http://www.dragcity.com/products/an-american-trilogy

  2. Drag City did a great job with these. Picked them up awhile back myself.

  3. Don’t think I’ve ever seen it mentioned anywhere, but “Let Me Sleep” (from Lovers) has always been my favourite Mickey song.

  4. I love “Mobile Blues” so much.

    Thanks for this!

  5. Keep up the publicising. Too many people have forgotten Mickey.

  6. LOVE AQUARIUM DRUNKARD IS TIM PRESLEY EVER COMING BACK AGAIN WHITE FENCE GOTTA BE ONE OF THE BEST OUT THERE RIGHT NOW I MEAN TIMS CATALOG ALONE SPEAKS VOLUMES!

  7. LOVE AQUARIUM DRUNKARD IS TIM PRESLEY EVER COMING BACK AGAIN WHITE FENCE GOTTA BE ONE OF THE BEST OUT THERE RIGHT NOW I MEAN TIMS CATALOG ALONE SPEAKS VOLUMES!LOVE MICKEY TO AND IF IT WASN’T FOR THIS BLOG NEVER WOULD’VE HEARD OF HIM GREAT SONGS GREAT SINGING GREAT LYRICS!

  8. One of the truly great American voices.

  9. […] of an anomaly among the mostly electronic acts — he was the only guy shouting out C-3PO and Mickey Newbury on stage —  his slow motion approach fit in, with one line from “Drover,” from […]

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