RAINER & DAS COMBO

THE TEXAS TAPES (FIRE RECORDS)

RAINER & DAS COMBO - THE TEXAS TAPES 120276
Format:
1 LPD
Release:
08.12.2017
Label:
FIRE RECORDS
Kat.-Nr.:
120276
Barcode:
0809236118431
Purple vinyl! From 1993, some seven years after the release of the Combo's debut "Barefoot Rock", with a contractually unnamed Gibbons steering the proceedings.

"Rainer and Das Combo are a tight Tucson-based trio fronted by songwriter and slide-guitarist Rainer Ptacek, whose singing suggests a cross between golden-age Bob Dylan and Jonathan Richman with a deep case of the blues." Expanded to include four heavier but more spacious Billy Gibbons' mixes along with a trio of demo's.

The album features the glorious 'One Man Crusade', which Giant Sand's Howe Gelb rates as "one of the top ten best songs ever written." Including download card accessing 7 out-takes and alternative versions.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. POWER OF DELIGHT
  • 1.2. IT'S A MATTER OF TASTE
  • 1.3. (MAKING THE) TRAINS (RUN ON TIME)
  • 1.4. POWDER KEG
  • 1.5. THE MUSH MIND BLUES
  • 1.6. MERCIFUL GOD
  • 1.7. WHAT'S WRONG ROMEO
  • 1.8. ONE MAN CRUSADE
  • 1.9. DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE
  • 1.10. BIG HOUSE IN MEMPHIS