Despite being written by two Americans, The Horses is synonymous with Australian popular culture and is among the most-requested songs at weddings. Daryl himself has acknowledged the irony of the song's popularity Down Under, saying in May 'I am sure that Rickie Lee Jones and Walter Becker could never imagine how endearing the song would and has become. During The Voice finale on Sunday night, several Album) tweeted the little-known fact about The Horses being a cover version.
Tribute: Daryl recorded his version for his album, Rise. It was released as a single inreaching No. In Novemberone fan tweeted: 'I just found out that Daryl Braithwaite's The Horses is a cover and I don't believe in nothing no more'. One viewer wrote: 'When you realise Daryl Braithwaite made a fortune and career from covering someone else's song Another added: 'Just a public service announcement to say that The Horses by Daryl Braithwaite is a cover.
Thank you. It's not the first time Aussies have expressed their surprise about the song's origins. In Novemberone fan tweeted: 'I just found out that Daryl Braithwaite's The Horses is a cover and I don't believe in nothing no more. Funny that! In a viral Twitter post from Septemberhe wrote: 'The only way to make a white Australian feel displaced in their own country Album) to tell them Daryl Braithwaite's Horses is actually a cover.
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Avery The Horses - Rickie Lee Jones - Naked Songs (CassetteMay 3, Location: Germany. My faves: 1. Pirates 2. Rickie Lee Jones 3. Pop Pop. ClausMay 3, Location: San Francisco, CA. I'm tempted to go along with many of you and say the self-titled debut, Pirates, and Flying Cowboys, but I think I'll go out on a limb and replace the debut with -- gasp -- Ghostyhead.
I've loved that cd ever since I first heard it, even though it was Album) serious shock to me initially this is a RLJ album?! Still, Ghostyhead has some great songs under those trippy beats and, unless you just can't tolerate any electronic-oriented music, the production is actually very interesting. If you haven't already done so, listen to that album through headphones and you'll be amazed at how much is going on.
Location: usa. Is her debut album on MFSL lp the one to have as far as sound? Location: Memphis, TN. Absolutely "Pirates". Wish that had been on the recent Rhino set. PhloMay 3, Location: South Central MA. Pirates 1 by FAR with me also. Location: Chicago. My favorite would have to be a toss-up between Pirates and Flying Cowboys. Despite critical acclaim, it did not meet with commercial success, peaking at No. Jones' second album of cover versions, It's Like Thiswas released on the independent record label Artemis Records in September The album made it onto three Billboard charts — No.
In November Artemis issued a release of archival material titled Live at Red Rockswhich features material recorded during the Flying Cowboys era tour of —, including a duet with Lyle Lovett. After GhostyheadJones largely retired from public view and admitted that she had battled writer's block. The album peaked at No.
She invited punk bass icon Mike Watt the Minutemen, Iggy Pop to perform on "It Takes You There", while "Ugly Man" was a direct aim at the George Bush 'regime' evoking, with an anthem-like Hugh Masekela arrangement, what she termed "the Black Panther horns", and calling for "revolution, everywhere that you're not looking, revolution. Renewed interest in Jones led to the three-disc anthology Duchess of Coolsville: An Anthologyreleased through reissue specialists Rhino in June Also inJones was invited to take part in her boyfriend and collaborator Lee Cantelon's music version of his book The Wordsa book of the words of Christ, set into simple chapters and themes.
Cantelon's idea was to have various artists recite the text over primal rock music, but Jones elected to try something that had never been done, to improvise her own impression of the texts, melody and lyric, in stream of consciousness sessions, rather than read Jesus' words.
The sessions were recorded at an artist's loft on Exposition Boulevard in Culver City. When Cantelon could no longer finish the project, Jones picked it up as her own record and hired Rob Schnaf to finish the production at Sunset Sound inand the result was The Sermon on Exposition Boulevardreleased on the independent New West Records in February The Sermon on Exposition Boulevard debuted at No.
For her next project, Jones opted to finish half-written songs dating back as far as "Wild Girl" as well as include new ones the penned "The Gospel of Carlos, Norman and Smith", "Bonfires". Working closely with long-time collaborator David Kalish, with whom Jones first worked on 's PiratesJones released Balm in Gilead on the Fantasy label in November She played at the Glastonbury Festival in June InJones was the organizer of the web community "Furniture for the People", which is involved in gardening, social activism, bootleg exchange and left-wing politics.
She has produced records including Leo Kottke 's PeculiarosoThe Horses - Rickie Lee Jones - Naked Songs (Cassette, and provided a voiceover for Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Nightin which she played the Blue Fairy known as the Good Fairy or Fairy Godmother in the film. Jones also enjoys gardening. Jones served as the narrator of Cam Archer 's film Shit Year.
Stephen Holden  and Stephen Green  would hardly be the only ones to notice the similarity of the stylings of Jones and Sheryl Crowamong others.
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