The Everly Brothers
Format: 12" Vinyl
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
"Roots" showcases the harmonies of the Everlys with covers of songs by performers who had been influential on the duo's career. Songs by Jimmie Rodgers, George Jones, Randy Newman and Merle Haggard plus traditional standards offer laid-back, tasteful, acoustic-oriented arrangements with superb vocals that convey qualities of innocence tempered by experience. Originally released in 1968, "Roots" is one of the finest early country-rock albums.
TRACK LISTING: SIDE ONE: "Introduction: The Everly Brothers Family", "Mama Tried", "Less of Me", "T For Texas", "I Wonder If I Care As Much", "Ventura Boulevard", "Shady Grove (Reissued Album Version)" SIDE TWO: "Illinois", "Living Too Close To The Ground", "You Done Me Wrong", "Turn Around", "Sing Me Back Home (Remastered Album Version)", "Montage: The Every Family (1952)/Shady Grove/Kentucky"