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Terra Incognita Media



People Magazine review

Chris Whitley bounces from genre to genre

Chris Whitley covers a lot of territory (Double Door May 1997)

Chris Whitley flies high again

CW: Convalescence and Guitari-tecture

CW mixes blues, complex personality

CW readily journeying into Terra Incognita

Songs blue at heart, but not quite the blues

Rockin’ to the last frontier (Peabody’s DownUnder show)

Promo materials from Sony/Work

Interview by Joyce Peters – Steel Guitar World

Guitar Player review (lots of info about gear)

Waxed record review

He’s a wild bag of ironies (preview to Santa Fe show)

The time is right for Chris Whitley’s comeback

Whitley finds middle ground between 2 styles


Whitley returns to familiar turf on Work Group album

Profile, Guitar Player – March 1997

Terra Touring Band

Review – Phoenix New Times

Review – Memphis Flyer

Review – Washington Post

Whitley informs us: Songs are “Dumb,” “Functional”

Whitley looks for comeback with new album

Whitley shines … (review of Park West, Chicago IL show)


Bootlegs and Other Audio

1997 bootlegs on the Live Music Archive

Radio Show at Studio Brussel (Belgium) 1997-03-13:


Radio Show at River Music Hall (Boston) 1997-03-19 – includes a rare performance of Some Candy Talkin’:


Radio Show at WRLT (Nashville) 1997-04-03 – really poor mix but Chris’s vocals are clear as a bell and interview segments are somewhat revelatory:


Radio Show at World Cafe June 1997


Radio Show/Private Concert at KFOG (San Francisco) 1997-06-04:


Radio Show at Acoustic Cafe (1997-09-16)


Radio Show at KMTT (1997):



Automatic (Official):


Automatic – The Late Show with David Letterman:


Playlist of Selected Tracks from Rosebud gig   To the best of my knowledge, this is the only video of a gig with the Terra band.


Promo videos produced by Sony/Work:  The live video performances of “Weightless”, “Power Down”, “Cool Wooden Crosses”, and “Automatic” were culled from his November 4, 1996 performance at Billboard Live at The Palace in Los Angeles, California.














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