Willie Nelson – Red Headed Stranger

Guten Morgen! It’s Tuesday and I’m pretty sure we all know what that means, yes, we’re only 3 more full days away from the weekend!  It also means that it’s Record Club day, for those of you still sticking with it!  Today’s pick:

Willie Nelson’s Red Headed Stranger

If there’s any decade that loved concept albums more than the Record Club, I’d say it was the 70s and this one is no exception.  Except that this time, the concept is of a fugitive on the run.  Presumably, he’s slightly conspicuous though, with the red hair and all.  Anyway, here’s the Wikipedia link if you can’t keep yourself in suspense just long enough to listen to the album:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Headed_Stranger

And here’s the playlist:
http://grooveshark.com/#/playlist/Willie+Nelson+Red+Headed+Stranger/57097629

I’ve included the 4 songs on the Re-Issue, but they’re at the end.  Feel free to listen to them, but we’ll only really be concerned with tracks 1-15

 

40’s Insights
Ali’s Appraisal
Chris’s Cuts
Christina’s Takes
Josh’s Musings
Paul’s Perceptions
Riss’s Ramblings
Seth Surmises

 

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Record Club began in the cold, dank, snowmageddon scene that was New England of January 2011. We’re probably no different than you. We all work in cubicles, some in smaller, less private cubicles than others; that just means we have to be even sneakier about how we listen to our music. But we have to listen to our music, mostly as a way of saving our own personal sanity. Sometimes our opinions lead us to debates that may or may not be published in their entirety on this site, but I can promise you’ll at least get a glimpse of the way our minds work. The main goal is to find new music we like or find old music that we didn’t know we liked. Sometimes we succeed, sometimes it’s a total and complete disaster. After our ears have rejoiced or stopped bleeding we try something else. This is our pattern, every Tuesday and Thursday. Sometimes, when the club isn’t officially in session, just to keep everyone on their toes, we throw in a theme day. We’re beginning to run low on our original list, so please, if you have albums that you’d like us to review or themes that you’d like to see our playlist of, feel free to contribute. After all, we’re all in this together once we punch the time clock. So if you’re busy (or just plain bored) lurking in your cubicle as you read this join in. After all, life wasn’t meant to be lived staring at a computer screen. I guarantee you, it’s at least more fun when you plug the headphones in.


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