Jack White’s Nashville-essentially based entirely entirely Third Man Records continues its quarterly series of outlandish, collectible recordings with the upcoming release of Vault Kit 45, A Night to Be aware, by Johnny Money. Memorializing a beforehand unavailable 1973 concert at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, the vinyl equipment involves a double vintage-white LP and gold-foil LP jacket, a gold 7” single featuring an A-facet with “Shadowy and Bloody Ground,” a beforehand unavailable song from Ruston Kelly, and a extensive-secret “mystery artist” featured on the very most life like’s B-facet. Both cuts acquire been recorded for the Forever Phrases compilation, a 2018 series of Money’s poetry and lyrics attach to music for the first time, and a DVD of the efficiency. Signal-up for the diminutive-edition equipment is now originate via midnight Central Time on July 31st.
By 1973, Johnny Money modified into neatly on his formulation to American icon build, having already grow to be indisputably one of many most clean musicians in the arena. As a longtime artist on powerhouse Columbia Records, helmed at the time by Clive Davis, Money modified into included in a definite series of reveals taking living in Los Angeles foundation in tiresome April of that 365 days and working till Might also Fifth. Because it might perchance perchance perchance well be billed as “A Week to Be aware,” each night’s efficiency, with the supreme stamp tag right $7.50, featured pop, rock, jazz, R&B, americans, and country acts. Of particular show modified into indisputably one of many labels’ most buzzworthy novel acts, Bruce Springsteen, making his formal L.A. debut on an evening that also featured Dr. Hook.
On Might also Fifth, the series’ seventh and closing night at the Ahmanson, Money modified into featured alongside fellow Nashville superstars Tammy Wynette, George Jones, Lynn Anderson, and Charlie Rich for a efficiency that included one of the crucial Man in Shaded’s most memorable hits: a mighty “Mountainous River,” a masterful take on Kris Kristofferson’s “Sunday Morning Coming Down”; “Folsom Jail Blues”; and “I Stroll the Line.” The Third Man release marks the first time Money’s paunchy show from that night has ever been accessible as a multi-song recording, with the DVD featuring backstage images and highlights of Money’s stay show, which featured guest appearances from June Carter Money, Larry Gatlin, and Carl Perkins.
A Night to Be aware song checklist:
- “Mountainous River”
- “Sunday Morning Coming Down”
- “The Metropolis of New Orleans”
- “Ballad of Barbara”
- “A Boy Named Sue”
- “Going to Memphis”
- “That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine” (with Carl Perkins)
- Medley: “Hey Porter”/“Folsom Jail Blues”/“Atomize of the Inclined 97”/“Orange Blossom Special”
- “I Stroll the Line”
- “Jackson” (with June Carter Money)
- “If I Absorb been a Wooden employee” (with June Carter Money)
- “Aid Me Compose It Through the Night”
- “Aid Me” (with June Carter Money and Larry Gatlin)
- “Lord, Is It I?”/“The Last Supper”
- “If I Had a Hammer” (with June Carter Money)
- “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” (with June Carter Money and Carl Perkins)
- “Daddy Sang Bass” (with June Carter Money and Carl Perkins)
- “Folsom Jail Blues” (outro)