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Rocket House Media

Articles/Reviews Chris Whitley: Rocket House Rocket Man:  Chris Whitley takes off with his best record in a decade Blues with a Scratch Cowboy no more: Whitley rides in new directions Blues breaker: Chris Whitley’s ongoing battle against type Chris Whitley takes a new stand Adventurous, inviting: Chris Whitley’s new album takes a melodic turn Houston … Continue reading

Live at Martyrs’ Media

Ray Quinn. owner of Martyrs’ in Chicago, where Live was recorded over three nights (August 12 -14) in 1999, posted this to the ATCW group:  “When we made that recording, Chris asked me what he should call it. I said: “Just call it Martyrs’ “. A couple months later, Kenny called to be sure it … Continue reading

Perfect Day Media

Articles Perfect Day review Boston Globe Harmonic Convergence (Acoustic Guitar, December 2000) The Dark Heart of Love (Jazziz, 2000) Chris Whitley Seeks the Inspiration to Redefine (JamBands, 2000-10-15) No source interview from the Dust Forums Album Review (Billboard) Album Review (Chicago Tribune) Album Review (NY Times) Album Review (People Magazine) Album Review (AllMusic) Album Review … Continue reading

Three Rare Bootlegs

   Rain of Clay Based on the ATCW group discussion, this is an original CW composition – although possibly a jam in which Chris improvised the lyrics.  Interesting to note that all live performances of this song occurred in the the latter half of February 1992. Tivoli (Utrecht, Netherlands) 1992-02-18:  Batschkapp (Frankfurt Germany) 1992-02-24:  The … Continue reading