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Robbie Robertson Albums - Robbie Robertson, Storyville, Music for the Native Americans, Contact from the Underworld of Redboy (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Robbie Robertson Albums - Robbie Robertson, Storyville, Music for the Native Americans, Contact from the Underworld of Redboy...

Robbie Robertson Albums - Robbie Robertson, Storyville, Music for the Native Americans, Contact from the Underworld of Redboy (Paperback)

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Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Chapters: Robbie Robertson, Storyville, Music for the Native Americans, Contact From the Underworld of Redboy. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Robbie Robertson is the self-titled solo debut by Robbie Robertson, released in 1987. The album won the Juno Award for "Album of the Year," and producers Lanois and Robertson won the "Producer of the Year" Juno award, both in 1989 as there were no Juno Awards held in 1988. The album is notable for the contributions from the members of U2 and Peter Gabriel, both of who were also working with producer Daniel Lanois at the time. U2 were recording The Joshua Tree and Gabriel was recording So. U2's contribution is heard in the song "Sweet Fire of Love" which is a duet of sorts between Robertson and U2 lead singer Bono. The other track featuring U2 is "Testimony," again with vocals from Bono. Gabriel's contributions are heard on the song "Fallen Angel," which was dedicated to Robertson's former Band bandmate Richard Manuel. In addition, Tony Levin and Manu Katche, who were recording with Gabriel, are featured prominently on this record. (The album notes give Ashcombe House, London as a recording venue: this should read Ashcombe House, Bath, Peter Gabriel's home and recording studio at the time the album was recorded). This ballad was covered by Rod Stewart in 1991 on his album Vagabond Heart. The song reached #20 in the Billboard Hot 100 that year, was well as #3 on Billboard Adult Contemporary track chart. It is not to be confused either with Chuck Berry's 1959 single or Buffalo Springfield's 1967 song of the same name written by fellow Canadian Neil Young. "American Roulette"'s lyrics deal with the theme of three iconic Americans' rise to popular idolatry and the person...http: //booksllc.net/?id=4471553

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-46904-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-46904-7
Barcode: 9781158469048

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