Wesley Stace: A Tribute To John Wesley Harding feat. Robert Lloyd
Contemporary singer-songwriter and Cabinet of Wonders impresario Stace pays tribute to the legendary songwriter John Wesley Harding.
Throughout the 90s and 00s, which included his tenures at Sire, Rhino and Hollywood records, John Wesley Harding regularly toured in a duo format with noted mandolin, accordion and keyboard player, Robert Lloyd. This was at the very dawn of Unplugged, before even house concerts. Once described as The Metallica of McCabes, the duos performances were acknowledged to be the high watermark of contemporary live performance (in venues that held about one hundred people).
Wesley Stace (Yep Roc) has coaxed Lloyd out of retirement to pay tribute to the legendary songbook of John Wesley Harding. All Hardings favourites will be represented and painstakingly recreated, from Modern Rock staple The Person You Are to 120 Minutes Video of the Week The Devil In Me; via Kill The Messenger and The Truth, memorably performed on the Tonight Show, to Scared of Guns, recently amended and released on Appleseed Records anniversary collection.
Since Staces critically lauded debut Self-Titled in 2013, he has played many of Hardings songs live, but here hes happy to let his own songwriting take a backseat to the masters: I feel an extraordinary kinship with these songs. Its as if I wrote them. Harding himself has endorsed this tribute: I am deeply honored, and glad to be as far away as possible.
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