11 Dec 2016

Gillian Welch's Boots

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 11 December 2016

In her most recent album, American country singer-songwriter Gillian Welch releases demos, outtakes, alternate versions, and alternate mixes of the songs from her first album Revival. William takes a listen to two or three of these and a number of other Welch tracks that have caught his ear over her 20 year career.

Playlist

'Song title' (Composer) – Performers
Album title
(Label)

'Paper Wings (demo)' (Welch/Rawlings) – Gillian Welch
Boots No 1: The Official Revival Bootleg
(Acony)

'Paper Wings' (Welch/Rawlings) – Gillian Welch
Revival
(Almo Sounds)

'Annabelle (Alternate Version)' (Welch) – Gillian Welch
Boots No 1: The Official Revival Bootleg
(Acony)

'Don’t Leave Nobody but the Baby' (Trad) – Gillian Welch, Emmylou Harris, Alison Kraus
O Brother, Where Art Thou, Soundtrack album
(Lost Highway)

'Georgia Road (outtake)' (Welch/Rawlings) – Gillian Welch
Boots No 1: The Official Revival Bootleg
(Acony)

'Dark Turn of Mind' (Welch/Rawlings) – Gillian Welch
The Harrow and the Harvest
(Acony)

'Valley of Tears' (Welch) – Solomon Burke
Nashville
(Shout Factory)

'Summer Evening' (Brown) – Gillian Welch
Going Driftless: An Artist’s Tribute to Greg Brown
(Red House)

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