In celebration of blues icon Chris Smither's 70th birthday and 50 years of songwriting, Signature Sounds has released Link of Chain: A Songwriters Tribute to Chris Smither.
The album features friends and peers like Loudon Wainwright III, Bonnie Raitt, Dave Alvin, and Josh Ritter performing gems plucked from Smither's deep catalog.
Music fans know that Chris Smither has written a countless number of masterful songs during his 50-year career, but hearing this eclectic set of interpretations is a startling reminder of the depth of Smither's catalog.
- 1. Link Of Chain - Dave Alvin
- 2. A Place In Line - Loudon Wainwright III
- 3. I Feel The Same - Mary Gauthier
- 4. Rosalie - Josh Ritter
- 5. No Love Today - Paul Cebar
- 6. Can't Shake These Blues - Eilen Jewell
- 7. Leave The Light On - Jorma Kaukonen
- 8. Small Revelations - Aoife O'Donovan & Stephanie Coleman
- 9. Origin Of Species - Tim O'Brien
- 10. Love Me Like A Man (Live) - Bonnie Raitt
- 11. Time To Spend - Peter Mulvey
- 12. Song For Susan - Mark Erelli & Jeffrey Foucault
- 13. Call Yourself - Heather Maloney
- 14. Caveman - Peter Case
- 15. Train Home - Patty Larkin