Tuesday, March 11, 2008
– Clint Black, Joe Ely and an Austin singer top the list of releases today.
Black is releasing "The Long Cool EP" on his label, Equity. This is his first EP ever. The disc contains his brand new single, "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)." Other songs include "The Strong One" and Black's new duet with his wife Lisa Hartman Black, "You Still Get to Me." All of these songs will also be found on his next full-length studio release due this summer. The iTunes version of the EP will feature an exclusive fourth bonus track, a cover of Harry Nilsson's hit "Everybody's Talkin'."
Joe Ely goes the live route with his latest, "Live Cactus" (Rack 'Em). Accordionist Joel Guzman played in the duo setting held at the Cactus Cafe in Austin on December 2006. Among the songs are "Up on the Ridge, "I'll Just Get to You," Where Is My Love," "Slow You Down," "Thousand Miles from Home" and "Letter to Laredo."
Texas by way of Arizona rootsy singer Dave Insley releases a disc, "West Texas Wine" with his backing band The Careless Smokers on his own label. Insley produced the 10 songs with Dale X. Allen.