We all have something to give to one another. GONYEA: I understand that while you work, while you write, you're in a chair, you've got your guitar, and then you've got one of those old portable cassette recorders.
Is that true? I go out and buy these little recorders. You can't get them anymore, so I have several. And I, you know, I got used to doing it. Having the little machine there and the guitar nearby and then pick it up and just lay down a line or two - a vocal - and play a rhythm part there, you know, and then I've got it. That's the unfortunate thing - they're not labeled and they're not organized. I've fought with my wife many times Bound To Get Ahead Someday - Garland Jeffreys - Garland Jeffreys (CD this, and I'm not going to fight with you.
I mean, the song is one there. A treasure is on there. How do you then go back and rediscover it? But sometimes, you know, I put some parts down and I just put it to the side. You know, I'm not ready to go further. JEFFREYS: Well, that, "Far Far Away," that's one of the songs where I completed the whole song on the tape and when we went and looked - I had my wife look for it actually - when she looked for it, she found it and she said you've got the whole song on the tape. We wound up making a very good rendition of it and we used it on the album.
This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. NPR Shop. Garland Jeffreys Applies His 'Truth Serum' Jeffreys has gone as long as 13 years between releases, but now he's back in full force and recently celebrated his 70th birthday. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. November 9, AM ET. Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday.
Very sweet to be here. Singing Don't call me Buckwheat. Singing Don't call me nig, nig, nig, nig, what's that word? In the 80's I had Guts for love on a cassette which was left to dust for many years.
Just a month ago I replayed the cassette and it reminded me the great music of Garland Jeffreys. The cd is greatonly the bonus tracks are somewhat disappointing. I do not know what to say about the album, I have never come so far, yet, because I always listen to this song, "surrender" and it is a really nice song, Recommended. See all reviews from the United States. Top international reviews. Translate all reviews to English. I always find some thing on a Garland Jeffreys album that I really like, even if the rest of it is just so-so.
I bought this because I had never heard of it before. Once again, there are things I love here and things that are just mediocre. Glad I bought it, but probably won't play it to death. Thank you for your feedback. Sorry, we failed to record your vote.
Please try again. For many years, this Garland Jeffreys gem was not available on CD. Although a few tunes have a slightly dated feel like much music from the early '80sthere are several standout cuts here like the title track, "Salvador", "Surrender" and the timeless "Fidelity". For the uninitiated, there are also a couple of worthwhile bonus tracks of early GJ singles "Wild in the Streets" and "35mm Dreams", not to Album) a nice liner booklet to boot.
An essential purchase for the Garland Jeffreys fan and a worthwhile introduction for the curious who might know of GJ from his association with Lou Reed and other better-known Album). Die CD hat mich nicht wirklich vom Sessel gehauen. Da Andere Translate review to English.
Guts For Love is one of my fa. Jeffreys is a master writer, singer and story-teller who continues to evolve and explore different styles. No wonder he continues to put out incredible and relevant music that Bound To Get Ahead Someday - Garland Jeffreys - Garland Jeffreys (CD his fan base satisfied.
Guts For Love is one of my favourite GJ albums with it's melodic sentimentality, personal story-line and kicking band. This disc is part of Jeffrey's peak years. Sehr empfehlenswert. Load more international reviews. You've read the top international reviews.
There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime, Album). Back to top. Get to Know Us. Amazon Payment Products. English Choose a language for shopping. Listen Now with Amazon Music. Amazon Music Unlimited. A still developing artist, Jeffreys is, firstly, a formidable lyricist whose best work is intimately autobiographical but engagingly so, i. The album is a self-portrait, described in terse, suggestive language that is never forced.
But unlike his predecessor, Jeffreys does not communicate divine rage or attempt to extend social consciousness. His poetic sensibility is modest-so much so that the feelings he expresses are wonderfully child-like, alternately insecure and enthusiastic. But Garland Jeffreys did not make the charts, despite the performer landing the opening slot for his old friend Lou Reed on a few dates at the esteemed Philadelphia venue the Main Point in Bette Midler loved it, she wanted it, she almost cut it after she heard our version.
But I suppose in retrospect, part of it might have been the same problem that Oscar Brown Jr. Both [were] very creative singer-songwriters, and their music was steeped in white traditions and black traditions. It was really Album) mulatto music, in a sense. I think the eclecticism of their aesthetic and their musical range maybe just left people confused. Another thing that may have hurt us, too, was the eclecticism of the album. So it was just a mutual decision not to go forward. Though album releases have been more sporadic over the last two decades, he continues to perform today see his website, www.
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