Jerry Jeff Walker - Viva Terlingua mp3 album
And in the summer of 1973, Walker cut an LP, ¡Viva Terlingua!, that helped lay the foundation for the outlaw country sub-genre of country music. We had an independent record and we used it to the nth degree. Viva Terlingua!, released that November, did strike a chord with fans, especially ones in Texas. The album quickly sold 50,000 copies in the Lone Star State, but only another 20,000 in the rest of the country, which ensured its legacy as a homegrown cult classic. The wooden door featured on the album’s cover is now on display at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Viva Terlingua! is a live progressive country album by Jerry Jeff Walker and The Lost Gonzo Band recorded August 18, 1973 at the Luckenbach Dancehall in Luckenbach, Texas, and released later that year on MCA Nashville Records. The album excellently captures Walker's strived-for "gonzo country" sound, a laid-back country base with notes of "outlaw" rock, blues, and traditional Mexican norteño and Tejano styles.
Released in 1973, the live recording helped define country music's counterculture via songs like "Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother". And in the summer of 1973, Walker cut an LP, ¡Viva Terlingua!, that helped lay the foundation for the outlaw country sub-genre of country music
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Jerry Jeff Walker. Viva Terlingua (LP, Album, RE). MCA Records.
How Jerry Jeff Walker's 'Viva Terlingua' Shaped Outlaw Country Music. By Bobbie Jean Sawyer7 months. Desperados, Armadillos and Redneck Mothers. At the dawn of the 1970s, Jerry Jeff Walker was most famous for penning "Mr. Bojangles," the oft-covered folk song about a tap dancing drifter. But as the decade progressed, Walker became indoctrinated into the Texas scene. And nowhere in the Lone Star state was more dear to Walker's heart than Luckenbach. Walker befriended Luckenbach mayor Hondo Crouch, who had just purchased the town and created a haven for hippies and cowboys alike
Viva Terlingua!" came out in the '70s country cross-over music surge, but this music-This Texas Music-has a life of its own transcending genres and decades. 3 people found this helpful.
Jerry Jeff was perhaps the only performer capable of laughing at both simultaneously without the other knowing. Viva Terlingua (Live) Jerry Jeff Walker. The Luckenbach Dancehall was the site of Walker’s biggest artistic and commercial triumph, 1973’s Viva Terlingua, which was recorded there on August 18, 1973. Walker and his pals aimed to invest country with the wild abandon of rock ‘n’ roll, while also maintaining respect for excellence in songcraft. Gettin’ By, Get It Out and Sangria Wine belong equally to hippies, truckers and cowboys. Despite his mischievous streak, Walker also sang moving versions of Guy Clark’s Desperados Waiting for the Train and Michael Martin Murphey’s Backslider’s Wine
Viva Terlingua, recorded live in Luckenbach, TX, on a hot August night in 1973, is among the most legendary of "live" singer/songwriter albums ever released. It's the Live at the Fillmore East of redneck Texas folk-rock. Essentially, it's Jerry Jeff fronting the Lost Gonzo Band at the beginning of their long run together playing, living it up, having a ball, giving everybody the impression that life was a party, and to be sure, it was for a while.
|A2||Desperados Waiting For The Train|
|A5||Get It Out|
|B1||Up Against The Wall Red Neck|
|B4||London Homesick Blues|
- Record Company – Victor Musical Industries, Inc.
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|MCAC-382||Jerry Jeff Walker||Viva Terlingua (Cass)||MCA Records||MCAC-382||US||1975|
|MCA-382||Jerry Jeff Walker||Viva Terlingua (LP, Album, RE)||MCA Records||MCA-382||US||1977|
|MCA 382||Jerry Jeff Walker||Viva Terlingua (LP, Album, Pin)||MCA Records||MCA 382||US||1973|
|MCA-2350||Jerry Jeff Walker||Viva Terlingua (LP, Album, RE, Gat)||MCA Records||MCA-2350||US||1977|