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Heavy Load Blues Limited Vinyl LP

by Gov't Mule

Release Date: 12 November 2021

Format: LP Vinyl

Label: Fantasy


Gov't Mule Heavy Load Blues Limited Vinyl LP


"""Woke up singing a dead man's song..."" is the opening line from the Warren Haynes original song/album title, ""Heavy Load Blues,"" a line of imagery that feels like the beginning of dirt. Blues. On this album, Gov't Mule plays blues. Haynes is, of course, the leader of Gov't Mule, hailing from a Southern rock tradition of scruffy virtuosity. Gov't Mule is Warren's show and the blues, is the informing foundation, personal and universal.
Blues is a feeling. Something you know when you hear it. ""Heavy Load Blues"" has Hayne's originals and reinventions of songs by Bobby Bland, Junior Wells, Elmore James and Tom Waits, to name a few. Haynes makes these songs spring to a new life, while paying an homage to the music and culture of the music that has inspired him and his band. Fantasy is proud to present this Warren Haynes/Gov't Mule contribution to the art form, this American soul treasure."

Featured Tracks:

Disc 1

Side A

Blues Before Sunrise 3:44
Hole In My Soul 4:29
Wake Up Dead 5:54
Love Is A Mean Old World 4:55

Side B

Snatch It Back And Hold It > Hold It Back > Snatch It Back And Hold It 7:55
Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City 5:36
Make It Rain 6:41

Disc 2

Side C

(Brother Bill) Last Clean Shirt 4:12
Heavy Load 7:18
Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody’s Home 8:36

Side D

If Heartaches Were Nickels 7:28
I Asked For Water (She Gave Me Gasoline) 9:05
Black Horizon 5:43

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