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Steve Earle & The Dukes
Ghosts Of West Virginia

Steve Earle & The Dukes - Ghosts Of West Virginia

Ghosts Of West Virginia centers on the Upper Big Branch coal mine explosion that killed 29 men in that state in 2010, making it one of the worst mining disasters in American history. In ten deftly drawn sonic portraits, Earle and his band the Dukes explore the historical role of coal in rural communities. More than merely a question of jobs and income, mining has provided a sense of unity and meaning, patriotic pride and purpose.

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FEATURED TRACK

"Devil Put The Coal In The Ground"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. Heaven Ain't Goin' Nowhere
  2. 2. Union, God And Country
  3. 3. Devil Put The Coal In The Ground
  4. 4. John Henry Was A Steel Drivin' Man
  5. 5. Time Is Never On Our Side
  6. 6. It's About Blood
  7. 7. If I Could See Your Face Again
  8. 8. Black Lung
  9. 9. Fastest Man Alive
  10. 10. The Mine

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Aug 07
    Burnaby, BC, Canada Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival 2020
  • Sep 01
    Montgomery, AL, US Steve Earle and the Dukes and Los Lobos at Montgomery Performing Arts Centre
  • Sep 04
    Glen Allen, VA, US Steve Earle and the Dukes at SERVPRO Richmond Pavilion
  • Jun 04
    Morgantown, WV, US Steve Earle and the Dukes at Metropolitan Theatre
  • Jun 05
    Warrendale, PA, US Steve Earle and the Dukes at Jergel's Rhythm Grille
  • Jun 15
    Annapolis, MD, US Steve Earle and the Dukes at Rams Head On Stage
  • Aug 12
    Enoch, AB, Canada Steve Earle and the Dukes at River Cree Resort & Casino
  • Aug 31
    Montgomery, AL, US Steve Earle and the Dukes and Los Lobos at Montgomery Performing Arts Centre
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