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A Live One
Loudon Wainwright III
A Live One
Genres: Folk, Pop
 
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Live performances recorded on a tour of the British Isles in 1976 and at McCabe's in Los Angeles in 1978. Wainwright is folk ėmusic's foremost black humorist, blacker at his bleakest and funnier at his funniest than anyo...  more »

      
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All Artists: Loudon Wainwright III
Title: A Live One
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Rounder
Release Date: 7/8/2009
Album Type: Live
Genres: Folk, Pop
Styles: Contemporary Folk, Singer-Songwriters
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 011661305021, 011661305014, 011661305045

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Live performances recorded on a tour of the British Isles in 1976 and at McCabe's in Los Angeles in 1978. Wainwright is folk ìmusic's foremost black humorist, blacker at his bleakest and funnier at his funniest than anyone else writing today. ìDefinitive solo performances of "Motel Blues," "Lullaby," "Kings and Queens," "Hollywood Hopeful" and more.

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CD Reviews

Sad songs about romance and funny songs about...
05/14/1998
(4 out of 5 stars)

"...random things (like suicide, drinking, etc). Some of the sad songs are a little humorous and others are serious and moving. All are entertaining. I find this to be one of the LWIII albums I can listen to the most (I'm the sort of person who listends to a lot of music but has trouble listening to an album more than twice a week even if it's great and I just got it).Go on, give it a try."
It's good
G. Wesselhoff | Chicago | 03/11/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Whenever I come into my local record store, they are starting to know me as the guy who keeps special ording the Loudon albums. It started a few weeks ago when I was trying to remember a song that I used to play in college. Well I bought Unrequited thinking that it was on that, and WOW I had forgotten what a great album that was, then I bought Attempted, and WOW, I had forgotten what a great album that was. I just got this and if you are a Loudon fan--just get it, that's all--it's good, really really good."
Happy to find it on CD
Randy Mcnutt | Madera, CA USA | 03/15/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I didn't realize this was available on CD. I've had it on vinyl for about 20 years, (since before I got my first CD player.) I absolutely love this album! It's probably not for everyone, but what real art is? If you're already familiar with Loudon, but haven't heard this, you really have to get it. If you're not familiar with him, I recommend this one to anyone who appreciates funny, very personal, and extremely well-performed folk music. This is a real gem."