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2006 - Easin' Back To Tennessee

From the Delta infused title track to joyous “You Can’t Get That Stuff No More” and the mournful “Champ” the listener is transported to the Deep South. Back to Tennessee is a must have for any blues fan. It is instantly accessible and finds Linden at the peak of his playing.

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1.Easin’ Back To Tennessee (Sleepy John Estes)

2.Go Back Old Devil (Bo Carter)

3. Broke Down Engine (Blind Willie Mctell)

4.Nowhere To Go (Colin Linden)

5. True Friend Won’t Let You Drown (Colin Linden/Gary Nicholson)

6.There Would Be Hell To Pay (T Bone Burnett)

7. You Can’t Get The Stuff No More (Tampa Red)

8. Parmount (Colin Linden)

9. Keep It Clean (Charley Jordan/Larry Johnson)

10. Champ (Colin Linden)

11. Dry Spell Blues (Son House)

12. Trouble Soon Be Over (Blind Willie Johnson)

13. Tears Come Rolling Down

All Colin Linden Songs Published By Colin Linden Publishing 2005 

Produced By Colin Linden
Recorded By John Whynot & Colin Linden
Mixed By Colin Linden
Assisted By Jun (Same Guy As On Southern Jumbo)
Recorded At Pinhead Recorders- Toronto, Nashville, North America. Additional Recording At Stagg Street Studios, Los Angeles, Village Recorders, Los Angeles
Mixed At Pinhead Recorders. Toronto
Pre-Mastered By John Whynot
Mastered By Stephen Marcussen
Photography By Margaret Malandruccalo
Design By A Man Called Wrycraft

Colin Linden-Vocal, Guitar, (Mandolins & Electric Bass On Champ)
Larry Taylor- Upright Bass
Stephen Hodges-Drums

I Didn’t Write Too Many Of The Words On This Record, But It’s The The Most Personal Record I’ve Ever Made. I Thank All My Teachers, Gurus, Mentors, Benefactors, And Spirits Good And Evil For Making This Possible. 

Thanks 1st And Always To My Wife, Janice Powers.
Thanks To My Mother, Who Also Saw Jimi Hendrix Play
Thanks To The Staff Of Pinhead Recorders For Keeping The Litter Boxes Full, And To Jeff Greenberg And Melody Carpenter
Thank You John Whynot
Thank You To T Bone Burnett For “There Would Be Hell To Pay” And Everything Else
Thanks To Bernie Finkelstein And Everyone At True North, And To B.A.R.K. And All Of Our Fans, And Of Course, Charlie Ferguson
Thanks To Gary And Barbara Nicholson And Their Family, And To Whitey And Mrs. Johnson
Thanks Always Richard Bell, John Dymond And Gary Craig
Thanks Todd Littlefield For Keep The Show On The Road
Thanks Stephen Marcussen And Margaret Malandruccolo For Your Great Contributions, And Michael Wrycraft For The Staggeringly Amazing Artwork

The Roll Call Of Angels, Saints And Prophets Who Have Been There For Me: Howlin’ Wolf, Sam Chatmon, Sonny Terry, Brownie Mcghee, Muddy Waters, Blind John Davis, Son House, John Hammond, Roosevelt Sykes, Robert Pete Williams, Tampa Red, Henry Townsend, Sleepy John Estes, Hubert Sumlin, Peg Leg Sam, Sippie Wallace, Johnny Shines, Little Brother Montgomery, Keb’ Mo’, Lucinda Williams, Paul Reddick 

Thank You Bruce Cockburn, Colin James, Stephen Hodges, Larry Taylor, Doc Maclean, Dave Smith, John Thibodeau, David Karl Wilcox, Ken Whiteley, Chris Whiteley, Andy Cohen, Roy Book Binder, Paul Geremia, Bob Halperin, Larry Johnson, Morgan Davis, Teddy Leonard, Terry Wilkins, Gene Taylor, Joel And Ethan Coen, Chris Thomas King, Jay Linden, Linda Hess, Richard Flohil, Larry Leblanc, Rob Bowman, Bryan Owings, Brian Harrison

I’d Like To Dedicate This Record To My Brothers, Who Were Forced To Listen To Several Of These Songs Many More Times Than Would Normally Be Considered Appropriate 

If You Can, Please Contribute To The Rebuilding Of Our Beloved New Orleans, And The Lives Of The People From There. All Of Us Who Love Blues Music Owe So Much To This Righteous Place.

From The Delta Infused Title Track To Joyous “You Can’t Get That Stuff No More” And The Mournful “Champ” The Listener Is Transported To The Deep South. Other Standout Tracks Include “Broke Down Engine”, “Tears Come Rolling Down” And “Nowhere To Go”

Easin’ Back To Tennessee Is A Must Have For Any Blues Fan. It Is Instantly Accessible And Finds Linden At The Peak Of His Playing.

All Colin Linden Songs 2005 Colin Linden Publishing Socan / Easin’ Back To Tennessee (Sleepy John Estes, Songs Of Universal-Bmi), Go Back Old Devil (Bo Carter), Broke Down Engine (Blind Willie Mctell, Ascap), Nowhere To Go (Colin Linden), A True Friend Won’t Let You Drown (Colin Linden/Gary Nicholson, Colin Linden Publishing Socan / Gary Nicholson Music Ascap (Administered By Sony/Atv Music Publishing)), There Would Be Hell To Pay (T Bone Burnett), You Can’t Get The Stuff No More (Tampa Red), Paramount (Colin Linden), Keep It Clean (Charley Jordan/Larry Johnson), Champ (Colin Linden), Dry Spell Blues (Son House, Sondick Music Bmi), Trouble Soon Be Over (Blind Willie Johnson, Alpha Music Bmi)®&© 2006 Colin Linden. Under Exclusive License To High Romance Music Ltd. Distributed By/Distribué Par True North Records.260 Richmond St. West, Suite 501, Toronto, On Canada M5v 1w5. True North Is A Division Of High Romance Music Ltd.All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized Reproduction, Copying And Rental Of This Recording Is Prohibited By Law.