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LWTL Media

Articles Chris Whitley Lives with the Law (OffBeat, 1991-11-01) Chris Whitley Interviewed: The Man Living with the Lore (Elsewhere) The New Troubadours (Time Magazine 1991-08-12)  (Also here) Of Empty Skies, Small Towns and Two-Lane Roads (NY Times, 1991-07-14)   (Also here) Sound and Style of the ’60s (NY Times 1992-01-21)  (Also here) Chris Whitley: His Moody … Continue reading

Knitting Facory 1997-07-19 Playlist

This concert contains a Chris & Trixie duet on Automatic (although not the acoustic one featured on Wouldn’t It Be Beautiful ).  Cool Wooden Crosses was track 10 (between Know and LWTL) but is missing here.  Not sure if the attached photo is from this concert or from one of the many others Chris played … Continue reading

Pigs Will Fly: Playlist and Movie Clips

How Eoin Moore (PWF director) Met Chris Eoin Moore posted the following to the Dust Forum: I directed the movie Pigs Will Fly and had the extraordinarily rare pleasure of meeting and working with Chris. To answer the question: The film will hopefully make it to DVD in the coming months – the distributors have … Continue reading

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

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

Chris ‘n’ Dougie play LWL/Din/Terra Songs at Antone’s (Austin, TX)

This is one of those bootlegs that is the stuff of legend.  Passed among fans as 1995-07-01, the exact date of the recording is uncertain.  Maarten Demetter’s tour guide indicates that Chris played Antone’s on July 5, 6, and 7, but provides no set list or other info. If I remember correctly, Dougie said that … Continue reading

… In the Foreground: Early Interview Segments

Many thanks to Hiroshi Suda for sharing these on the All Things Chris Whitley Facebook group.  Here’s Hiroshi’s scan of the track list: And a playlist of the interview segments:

Rain of Clay

More bootlegs of “Rain of Clay” – a “new” Chris Whitley song. Continue reading

Sound Check: Tin Angel 2003-04-11

Here’s the sound check bootleg that Hiroshi Suda and Heiko “Hesh” Schramm discussed on the All Things Chris Whitley Facebook page.  The “Frontier” fragment is in track 12.  Enjoy! Heiko commenting on Hiroshi’s posting his cover of “Frontier” from HVH:  “Awesome, Man. Chris came out at the studio with it, we jammed a lil over … Continue reading

Interview Segments: WHCN 1991-09-20

  Great insights re LWTL, Chris’ musical direction, etc.