Sanford Clark - They Call Me Country

Sanford Clark

They Call Me Country

Release date: July 12, 2019
Label: Numero
Propelled by his 1956 Lee Hazlewood- produced hit "The Fool," Sanford Clark was already a rockabilly legend in his own right by the time he swapped his hair gel and switchblade for a pair of cowboy boots on They Call Me Country. Recorded between 1965-67 and originally released as a series of singles for Phoenix's Ramco label, the 12 tracks on this LP borrow Bakersfield's outlaw sound and ignore Nashville's countrypolitan flair, standing as a true lost masterpiece of country music's third generation. Clark's booming baritone tells tales of bar fights, heartaches, and drinking til you can't stand, while Waylon Jennings provides a backdrop of fuzzed out guitar twang. Mastered from the original session tapes and back on vinyl for the first time since the Nixon administration.

  • 1. The Fool
  • 2. Shades
  • 3. They Call Me Country
  • 4. Climbin' the Walls
  • 5. Step Aside
  • 6. Once Upon a Time
  • 7. It's Nothing to Me
  • 8. Look Out Floor
  • 9. The Big Lie
  • 10. Callin' All Hearts
  • 11. Big Big Day Tomorrow
  • 12. Black Jack County Chain
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