Billy Bragg And Wilco ‎– Mermaid Avenue (The Complete Sessions)

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Mermaid Avenue
CD1-1 Walt Whitman's Niece
Acoustic Bass – John StirrattAcoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals – Billy BraggDrums, Percussion – Ken CoomerElectric Guitar, Harmonica – Jeff TweedyMusic By [1997] – Billy BraggPiano, Clavinet, Organ [Farfisa], Drums – Jay BennettVocals [Answering] – Jonathan "JP" Parker*, WilcoWords By [1946] – Woody Guthrie
3:53
CD1-2 California Stars
Acoustic Guitar – Billy BraggAcoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals – Jeff TweedyDrums, Percussion – Ken CoomerElectric Bass, Backing Vocals – John StirrattLap Steel Guitar – Corey HarrisMusic By [1997] – Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedyPiano, Backing Vocals – Jay BennettViolin – Eliza CarthyWords By – Woody Guthrie
4:57
CD1-3 Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key
Accordion – Elizabeth SteenAcoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals – Billy BraggBacking Vocals – Natalie MerchantDrums [Chorus Drums] – Peter YanowitzDrums, Percussion – Ken CoomerElectric Bass – John StirrattMusic By [1997] – Billy BraggOrgan [Hammond B3], Bouzouki – Jay BennettViolin – Eliza CarthyWords By [1946] – Woody Guthrie
4:06
CD1-4 Birds And Ships
Acoustic Guitar – Billy BraggMusic By [1997] – Billy BraggVocals – Natalie MerchantWords By – Woody Guthrie
2:13
CD1-5 Hoodoo Voodoo
Drums – Ken CoomerElectric Bass, Piano [Piano Bass] – John StirrattElectric Guitar – Billy Bragg, Corey HarrisMusic By – Billy Bragg, Corey Harris, WilcoOrgan, Effects [Farfisa Bass Pedals] – Jay BennettVocals – Jeff TweedyWords By – Woody Guthrie
3:12
CD1-6 She Came Along To Me
Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica – Jeff TweedyDrums, Percussion – Ken CoomerElectric Bass, Slide Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Harmony Vocals – Jay BennettLead Vocals – Billy BraggMusic By [1998] – Billy Bragg, Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedyOrgan [Hammond B3], Acoustic Guitar – John StirrattSlide Guitar – Bob EganWords By [1942] – Woody Guthrie
3:26
CD1-7 At My Window Sad And Lonely
Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals – Jeff TweedyBouzouki, Backing Vocals – Billy BraggDrums – Ken CoomerElectric Bass, Backing Vocals – John StirrattMusic By [1997] – Jeff TweedyOrgan [Hammond B3], Dulcimer, Backing Vocals – Jay BennettWords By [1939] – Woody Guthrie
3:27
CD1-8 Ingrid Bergman
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggMusic By [1996] – Billy BraggWords By [1950] – Woody Guthrie
1:50
CD1-9 Christ For President
Acoustic Bass, Effects [Bass Pedals] – John StirrattAcoustic Bass, Vocals – Jeff TweedyBanjo, Piano, Clavinet – Jay BennettDrums, Percussion – Ken CoomerMusic By [1997] – Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedySteel Guitar [National Guitar] – Billy BraggWords By – Woody Guthrie
2:32
CD1-10 I Guess I Planted
Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Handclaps – Billy BraggBacking Vocals, Handclaps – Corey HarrisDrums, Backing Vocals, Handclaps – Ken CoomerElectric Bass, Backing Vocals, Handclaps – John StirrattElectric Guitar, Backing Vocals, Handclaps – Jeff TweedyMusic By [1997] – Billy BraggPiano, Organ [Hammond B3], Backing Vocals, Handclaps – Jay BennettWords By – Woody Guthrie
3:33
CD1-11 One By One
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Jeff TweedyDrums – Ken CoomerElectric Bass – John StirrattMusic By [1997] – Jeff TweedyPedal Steel Guitar – Bob EganPiano, Organ – Jay BennettWords By [1939] – Woody Guthrie
3:22
CD1-12 Eisler On The Go
Music By [1997] – Billy BraggPercussion – Ken CoomerPiano, Melodica, Percussion – Jay BennettSteel Guitar [National Guitar], Banjo, Vocals – Billy BraggWords By – Woody Guthrie
2:56
CD1-13 Hesitating Beauty
Drums – Ken CoomerElectric Bass – John StirrattElectric Guitar – Billy BraggLead Vocals – Jeff TweedyMusic By [1997] – Jeff TweedyPiano, Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals – Jay BennettWords By [1949] – Woody Guthrie
3:04
CD1-14 Another Man's Done Gone
Grand Piano – Jay BennettMusic By [1998] – Billy BraggVocals – Jeff TweedyWords By – Woody Guthrie
1:34
CD1-15 The Unwelcome Guest
Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, Harmony Vocals – Jeff TweedyAcoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals – Billy BraggDrums – Ken CoomerElectric Bass – John StirrattGrand Piano, Melodica – Jay BennettMusic By [1996] – Billy BraggPedal Steel Guitar – Bob EganWords By [1940] – Woody Guthrie
5:09
Mermaid Avenue Vol. II
CD2-1 Airline To Heaven
Acoustic Guitar, Mellotron, Handclaps [Claps], Vocals – Jeff TweedyHandclaps [Claps], Backing Vocals – John StirrattMusic By [1997] – Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedySlide Guitar [12-String Acoustic Slide Guitars], Shaker, Saw, Handclaps [Claps], Backing Vocals – Jay BennettWords By [1939] – Woody Guthrie
4:50
CD2-2 My Flying Saucer
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggElectric Guitar, Baritone Guitar, Acoustic Guitar [12-String Acoustic Guitar] – Jay BennettMusic By [1995] – Billy BraggPercussion [Tape Box], Tambourine – Ken CoomerWords By [1950] – Woody Guthrie
1:45
CD2-3 Feed Of Man
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals – Jeff TweedyBass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerMusic By [1998] – Jeff TweedyOrgan [Hammond B3], Electric Guitar [Leslie Guitar] – Jay BennettResonator Guitar – Billy BraggWords By – Woody Guthrie
4:08
CD2-4 Hot Rod Hotel
Acoustic Guitar – Jeff TweedyAcoustic Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggDrums – Ken CoomerElectric Bass – John StirrattMusic By [1996] – Billy BraggOrgan [Farfisa], Mandolin, Electric Guitar – Jay BennettWords By [1949] – Woody Guthrie
3:17
CD2-5 I Was Born
Acoustic Guitar – Billy BraggMusic By [1996] – Billy BraggVocals – Natalie MerchantWords By [1950] – Woody Guthrie
1:50
CD2-6 Secret Of The Sea
Acoustic Guitar [12-String Acoustic Guitar], Vocals – Jeff TweedyBass, Backing Vocals – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerMusic By [1999] – Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedyPiano, Acoustic Guitar, Organ, Tambourine, Baritone Guitar, Slide Guitar, Sitar [Electric], Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals – Jay BennettWords By [1939] – Woody Guthrie
2:42
CD2-7 Stetson Kennedy
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggBass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerElectric Guitar [Solo] – Jay BennettMusic By [1996] – Billy BraggWords By [1950] – Woody Guthrie
2:39
CD2-8 Remember The Mountain Bed
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Jeff TweedyBass, Backing Vocals – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerMusic By [1999] – Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedyOrgan, Acoustic Guitar [Nylon-String Guitar], Backing Vocals – Jay BennettPiano – LeRoy BachWords By [1944] – Woody Guthrie
6:26
CD2-9 Blood Of The Lamb
Acoustic Guitar – Billy BraggAcoustic Guitar, Baritone Guitar [Slide Baritone Guitar], Vocals – Jeff TweedyDouble Bass [Upright Bass] – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerMusic By [1997] – Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedyOrgan [Farfisa], Piano [Leslie Piano], Organ [Hammond B3], Backing Vocals – Jay BennettWords By [1955] – Woody Guthrie
4:16
CD2-10 Aginst Th' Law
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Corey HarrisBanjo – Jay BennettBass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerElectric Guitar – Billy BraggMandolin – Jeff TweedyMusic By [1995] – Billy BraggResonator Guitar [Resonator Slide Guitar] – Bob EganWords By [1947] – Woody Guthrie
3:03
CD2-11 All You Fascists
Bass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerElectric Guitar – Jeff TweedyElectric Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggMusic By [1997] – Billy BraggSlide Guitar, Harmonica – Jay BennettWords By [1942] – Woody Guthrie
2:43
CD2-12 Joe DiMaggio Done It Again
Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals – Jeff TweedyBanjo, Acoustic Guitar [Solos], Backing Vocals – Jay BennettDouble Bass [Upright Bass], Backing Vocals – John StirrattMandolin – Ben IvitskyMusic By [1995] – Billy BraggPercussion, Backing Vocals – Ken CoomerViolin – Eliza CarthyWords By [1949] – Woody Guthrie
2:31
CD2-13 Meanest Man
Electric Bass, Baritone Guitar – John StirrattElectric Guitar – Jeff TweedyMusic By [1997] – Billy BraggOrgan [Hammond B3] – Jay BennettPercussion [Gas Heater & Kick Drum], Drums – Ken CoomerResonator Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggWords By [1945] – Woody Guthrie
3:46
CD2-14 Black Wind Blowing
Music By [1997] – Billy BraggResonator Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggWords By – Woody Guthrie
3:00
CD2-15 Someday Some Morning Sometime
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer], Vocals – Jeff TweedyDrums, Double Bass [Upright Bass], Effects [Delayaphone], Bells – Jay BennettMusic By [2000] – Jeff TweedyWords By [1948] – Woody Guthrie
2:53
Mermaid Avenue Vol. III
CD3-1 Bugeye Jim
Music By – Billy BraggResonator Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggWords By [1946] – Woody Guthrie
3:13
CD3-2 When The Roses Bloom Again
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Jeff TweedyBass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerGuitar – Billy BraggKeyboards – Jay BennettLap Steel Guitar – Corey HarrisMusic By – Jeff TweedyPedal Steel Guitar – Bob EganWords By [1901] – Will D. Cobb
4:07
CD3-3 Gotta Work
Acoustic Guitar – Jeff TweedyAcoustic Guitar, Vocals – Corey HarrisMusic By – Corey HarrisWords By [1949] – Woody Guthrie
2:12
CD3-4 My Thirty Thousand
Banjo, Melodica, Backing Vocals – Jay BennettBass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerGuitar, Vocals – Billy BraggMusic By – Billy BraggViola – Ben IvitskyViolin – Eliza CarthyWords By [1949] – Woody Guthrie
2:37
CD3-5 Ought To Be Satisfied Now
Electric Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggMusic By – Billy BraggWords By [1939] – Woody Guthrie
3:30
CD3-6 Listening To The Wind That Blows
Bass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerGuitar, Vocals – Jeff TweedyKeyboards – Jay BennettMusic By – Jeff TweedyWords By [1939] – Woody Guthrie
5:04
CD3-7 Go Down To The Water
Music By – Billy BraggTenor Banjo, Vocals – Billy BraggViolin – Eliza CarthyWords By [1945] – Woody Guthrie
4:32
CD3-8 Chain Of Broken Hearts
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Jeff TweedyMandolin, Banjo, Harmonica – Jay BennettMusic By – Jeff TweedyPercussion – Ken CoomerWords By [1939] – Woody Guthrie
3:27
CD3-9 Jailcell Blues
Acoustic Guitar – Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedyAcoustic Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggBass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerMusic By – Billy BraggWords By [1953] – Woody Guthrie
2:23
CD3-10 Don't You Marry
Music By – Billy BraggResonator Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggWords By – Woody Guthrie
3:14
CD3-11 Give Me A Nail
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar [12-String Electric Guitar] – Jeff TweedyBass – John StirrattDrums, Tambourine, Whistle – Ken CoomerElectric Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggLap Steel Guitar – Corey HarrisMusic By – Billy BraggPiano, Keyboards – Jay BennettWords By [1943] – Woody Guthrie
1:38
CD3-12 The Jolly Banker
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Jeff TweedyBass Guitar – John StirrattDrums, Percussion [Jim Scott's Cash And Garden Tools] – Glenn KotcheHarpsichord – Patrick Sansone*Lap Steel Guitar – Nels ClineOrgan [Hammond B3], Performer [Leslie Cab] – Mikael JorgensenPercussion [A Garden Tool] – Leslie FeistRecorded By [Additional Recording] – Jason TobiasRecorded By, Mixed By – Jim ScottWords By, Music By – Woody Guthrie
3:27
CD3-13 Union Prayer
Music By – Billy BraggTenor Banjo, Vocals – Billy BraggViola – Ben IvitskyViolin – Eliza CarthyWords By [1949] – Woody Guthrie
4:09
CD3-14 Be Kind To The Boy On The Road
Bass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerElectric Guitar – Jeff TweedyElectric Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggMusic By – Billy BraggOrgan – Jay BennettWords By – Woody Guthrie
3:42
CD3-15 Ain'ta Gonna Grieve
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar [Lead Electric Guitar], Vocals – Jeff TweedyBass – John StirrattDrums – Ken CoomerGuitar – Corey HarrisMandolin – Billy BraggMusic By – Jay Bennett, Jeff TweedyPiano, Organ [Hammond B3], Effects [Farfisa Bass Pedals] – Jay BennettWords By – Woody Guthrie
4:48
CD3-16 Tea Bag Blues
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Corey HarrisBacking Vocals – Billy BraggMusic By – Corey HarrisWords By – Woody Guthrie
4:00
CD3-17 I'm Out To Get
Acoustic Guitar – Jeff TweedyBanjo, Guitar [High-Strung Epiphone Guitar], Mandolin – Jay BennettBass – John StirrattDrums [Small Drum Drums] – Ken CoomerElectric Guitar – Corey HarrisElectric Guitar, Vocals – Billy BraggMusic By – Billy BraggWords By [1946] – Woody Guthrie
3:56
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DVD-1 Man In The Sand, A Documentary About The Making Of Mermaid Avenue
Animation [Animator] – Gerry WhiteArt Direction [Art Director Dublin] – Lucy ReevesCameraman [Assistant Camera & 2nd Unit New York] – Jeremy WestgateDesign [DVD Menu Design] – Craig Anderson (3)Executive-Producer [For NVC Arts] – James WillsExecutive-Producer [For The BBC] – Avril MacRoryFilm Director – Kim HopkinsFilm Editor – Simon ArdizzoneFilm Editor [Assistant Editor] – Barbara ZoselFilm Producer – Christopher Frederick (2), Juliet De Valero WillsFilm Technician [Dubbing Mixer] – Chris Trussler, Ian SelwynFilm Technician [Sound] – Lucky PickeringFilm Technician [Video Conform, Encoding And DVD Authoring] – David DieckmannOther [Consultant] – Nora Guthrie, Peter JennerOther [Stills Printer] – Christina PanagiResearch [Archive Researcher] – Jack Amos (2)Set Designer [Set Painter Dublin] – Suzel Pitty
87:30

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Contains a 44-page book with unpublished photos and a new note by Nora Guthrie" ~ sticker on shrinkwrap.

All tracks recorded at Totally Wired Studios, Dublin; Windmill Lane, Dublin; King Size Sound Laboratories, Chicago, IL.; Fort Apache Studios, Boston, MA. Mixed at Totally Wired Studios, Windmill Lane, King Size and Private Studios (Champaign, IL).
Except track CD3-12 recorded and mixed at The Loft, Chicago, IL in 2009.

DVD filmed at Kingsize Studios, Chicago; Fort Apache Studios, Boston; The Factory, Dublin; Beartracks Recording Studios and locations in Oklahoma, Texas, New York, Sheffield and London

All original Woody Guthrie artwork, lyrics, and photographs courtesy of the Woody Guthrie Archives.
© Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc.
Digital image reproduction and licensing by Tiffany Colannino / Woody Guthrie Archives.
Woody Guthrie lyrics transcriptions, licensing, and publishing by Anna Canoni / Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc.

℗&© 2012 Nonesuch Records Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.
Made in the U.S.A.

Tracks 1-1, 1-3, 1-4, 1-8, 1-10, 1-12, 1-14, 1-15, 2-2, 2-4, 2-5, 2-7, 2-10 to 2-14, 3-1, 3-4, 3-5, 3-7, 3-9 to 3-11, 3-13, 3-14, 3-17 published by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. (BMI), admin. by Bug Music / Billy Bragg.
Tracks 1-2, 1-9: published by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. (BMI), admin. by Bug Music / Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. / Words Ampersand Music (BMI) / Titanic Majesties Music (ASCAP)
Track 1-5 published by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. (BMI), admin. by Bug Music / Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. / Words Ampersand Music (BMI) / Titanic Majesties Music (ASCAP) / Poeyfarre Songs (BMI) / 500 Ft. Toe Music (BMI) / Billy Bragg / Njumba Music (ASCAP), admin. by Small Scale Music
Track 1-6 published by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. (BMI), admin. by Bug Music / Billy Bragg / Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. / Words Ampersand Music (BMI) / Titanic Majesties Music (ASCAP)
Tracks 1-7, 1-11, 1-13, 2-3, 2-15, 3-2, 3-6, 3-8 published by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. (BMI), admin. by Bug Music / Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. / Words Ampersand Music (BMI)
Tracks 2-1, 2-6, 2-8, 2-9, 3-15 published by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. (BMI), admin. by Bug Music / Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. / Words Ampersand Music (BMI) / You Want A Piece Of This Music (ASCAP), administered by Bug Music
Tracks 3-3, 3-16 published by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. (BMI), admin. by Bug Music / Njumba Music (ASCAP), admin. by Small Scale Music
Track 3-12 published by Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. (BMI), admin. by Bug Music

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