Telecaster master Bill Kirchen was right there at the BIG BANG of Americana as a founder member Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen in 1967. Playing guitar has been his only job ever since. Over a ten-year period commencing in 2006, he made albums exclusively at Proper Records' Specific Sound studio in London. All thirty-eight tracks including some bonus material are available in this two CD set. Guests include Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, Paul Carrack, Commander Cody, Dan Hicks, Maria Muldaur, Butch Hancock and more in this tour-de-force of Americana and Alt. Country.

Telecaster master Bill Kirchen was right there at the BIG BANG of Americana as a founder member Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen in 1967. Playing guitar has been his only job ever since. Over a ten-year period commencing in 2006, he made albums exclusively at Proper Records' Specific Sound studio in London. All thirty-eight tracks including some bonus material are available in this two CD set. Guests include Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, Paul Carrack, Commander Cody, Dan Hicks, Maria Muldaur, Butch Hancock and more in this tour-de-force of Americana and Alt. Country.

5052442013525
The Proper Years [2CD]
Artist: Bill Kirchen
Format: CD
New: Available to Order 17.98
Wish

Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Hammer Of The Honky-Tonk Gods (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
2. Rocks Into Sand (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
3. Get A Little Goner (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
4. Skid Row In y Mind (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
5. Working Man (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
6. Soul Cruisin' (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
7. Truth Be Told (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
8. Devil With The Blue Dress
9. One More Day (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
10. Heart Of Gold (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
11. If It's Really Got To Be This Way (with Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins)
12. Bump Wood
13. Shelly's Winter Love (with Paul Carrack and Nick Lowe)
14. Man In The Bottom Of The Well (with Elvis Costello)
15. I Don't Work That Cheap (with Commander Cody)
16. Time Will Tell The Story
17. Husbands And Wives (with Chris O'Connell)
18. Open Range (with Blackie Farrell)
19. Arkansas Diamond

DISC: 2

1. Word To The Wise (with Dan Hicks)
2. Ain't Got Time For The Blues (with Maria Muldaur)
3. Valley Of The Moon (with Norton Buffalo)
4. Too Much Fun
5. Tell Me The Reason
6. Down To Seeds And Stems
7. Semi-Truck
8. Rockabilly Funeral
9. Womb To The Tomb
10. Flip Flop
11. Swing Fever
12. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
13. Truck Stop At The End Of The World
14. Mama Hated Diesels
15. Hot Rod Lincoln
16. Talkin' About Chicken
17. Think It Over (with Austin de Lone)
18. Oxblood (with Butch Hancock)
19. The Times They Are A-Changin' (with Austin de Lone)

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Telecaster master Bill Kirchen was right there at the BIG BANG of Americana as a founder member Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen in 1967. Playing guitar has been his only job ever since. Over a ten-year period commencing in 2006, he made albums exclusively at Proper Records' Specific Sound studio in London. All thirty-eight tracks including some bonus material are available in this two CD set. Guests include Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, Paul Carrack, Commander Cody, Dan Hicks, Maria Muldaur, Butch Hancock and more in this tour-de-force of Americana and Alt. Country.