THE FORTY  BEST AT A CAMPFIRE

A Listmania! list by Avalon Don "Avalon Don" (Huntington Beach, California United States)
The list author says: "This list features Michelle Shocked, related artists and campfire music from different genres. Weekend trips out to the mountains, lakes, beaches and rivers make for a nice getaway....."
Short Sharp Shocked
1.  Short Sharp Shocked by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "Rock,Blues,Folk & Country at its best.  "Short Sharp Shocked" is a song-for-song great record."
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Party (Mono & Stereo Remasters)
2.  Party (Mono & Stereo Remasters) by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "Unplugged before unplugged and Elvis in 68'.  A beach hootenanny on disc.  Don't forget the marshmellows!"
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Love Comin Down
3.  Love Comin Down by Sue Foley
The list author says:
  "Improved vocals match that great guitar.  The redhead can play with the best of them."
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Time Out of Mind
4.  Time Out of Mind by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "From legend back to Rock star with this dandy.  Producer Daniel Lanois has the knack for rejuvenating veterans like Dylan, Emmylou and Willie."
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Forever Blue
5.  Forever Blue by Chris Isaak
The list author says:
  "Cool Chris sings his heart out.  "Forever Blue" is an open letter to his ex-girlfriend."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

Texas Campfire Takes
6.  Texas Campfire Takes by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "Now in complete form, the double CD   "Takes"  presents the whole story at proper tape speed.   Good songs & a live cricket audience included.  The Campfire Gal hits full stride on "Fogtown"."
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Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band - Greatest Hits
7.  Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band - Greatest Hits by Jim Kweskin
The list author says:
  "Kweskin, Geoff & Maria Muldaur and friends were the hippest in the jug department.  Sick of FM radio?  Check out this band and Dan Hicks And His Hot Licks."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Workingman's Dead
8.  Workingman's Dead by Grateful Dead
The list author says:
  "Jerry and the boys ( "Casey Jones", "Dire Wolf", "Uncle John's Band"...) never did it better."
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Around the Campfire
9.  Around the Campfire by Peter, Paul & Mary
The list author says:
  "Their best compilation.  Peter, Paul and Mary keep the flames burning with some new songs just for this album."
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Arkansas Traveler
10.  Arkansas Traveler by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "A great supporting cast with lots of "Strawberry Jam".  Arkansas Traveler was years ahead of "O Brother"...In the subject of movies I also liked INDIAN SUMMER (campfire) and HEARTWOOD (story line)."
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My Own Jo Ellen
11.  My Own Jo Ellen by Mark Olson
The list author says:
  "Mark Olson and his wife Victoria Williams on their fourth release add some electric guitar overlays producing their most balenced effort."
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Captain Swing
12.  Captain Swing by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "Swing/Rock in the 90's before the Setzers, Royal Crowns and Voodoo Daddy's.  A 4 star album that came out at the wrong time."
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Cold Dog Soup
13.  Cold Dog Soup by Guy Clark
The list author says:
  "Clark's stories come off like a musical novel .  This particular release features superb guitarwork by Verlon Thompson."
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Kind Hearted Woman
14.  Kind Hearted Woman by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "A deep introspective piece of work heard best on a rainy day under blackened skies."
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Not for Kids Only
15.  Not for Kids Only by David Grisman
The list author says:
  "A fun sing-a-long album for all ages; perfect for an evening campfire up in the mountains."
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No Looking Back
16.  No Looking Back by Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
The list author says:
  "The talented multi-instrumentalist hits all the right notes doing Texas Blues and the sounds of Cajun Louisiana.  "Alligator Eating Dog" gets down to the dirt. Gatemouth's fans also get a little "Shocked"."
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Anthology
17.  Anthology by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "The Mercury compiliation is a decent sampler of Michelle's early years."
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Newport Folk Festival, Turn of the Decade 1989 - 1990
18.  Newport Folk Festival, Turn of the Decade 1989 - 1990 by Newport Folk Festival
The list author says:
  "The 80's started a new wave of singer songwriters ( Shocked, Indigo Girls, Luka Bloom.... ) reviving the old festival for future generations."
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Strange Fire
19.  Strange Fire by Indigo Girls
The list author says:
  "The independent album later picked up by Columbia had a special, raw sound which would never again be dupicated by Amy and Emily."
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Sweet Relief: A Benefit For Victoria Williams
20.  Sweet Relief: A Benefit For Victoria Williams by Sweet Relief (Series)
The list author says:
  "A group of musicians pitched in to help an ailing fellow artist who would eventually recover."
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American Beauty
21.  American Beauty by Grateful Dead
The list author says:
  "Following "Workingman's Dead", the band maintained the same level of consistency ( "Sugar Magnolia", "Friend Of The Devil", "Truckin'".... ) on another acoustic based release."
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Loose
22.  Loose by Victoria Williams
The list author says:
  "The quirky, jerky friend, fireplace and mom & pops store on album.  It all came together for Vic, Mark and the dogs at Joshua Tree. Same for "Musings Of A Creekdipper"."
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A Child's Celebration of Folk Music
23.  A Child's Celebration of Folk Music by Music for Little People
The list author says:
  "Another of those "For All Ages" CD of well known artists.  Recommended for fans of "Arkansas Traveler"."
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Alice's Restaurant
24.  Alice's Restaurant by Arlo Guthrie
The list author says:
  "Choice #1 for a comedy Folk album.  The title track brings eighteen minutes of laughter that can be played over and over."
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Threesome
25.  Threesome by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "(GOT NO STRINGS *****)  A Western Swing/Folk dandy. (DON'T ASK DON'T TELL ****) A return to form in Roots/ Rock plus Jazz and ouch! - Punk finish.  (MEXICAN STANDOFF ***)  Mex-Tex and L.A. Pico Blvd. meets the Blues. (THREESOME****)"
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Short Sharp Shocked
26.  Short Sharp Shocked by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "BONUS CAMPFIRE PICKS:  The 2nd disc of rarities is a gem worth the upgrade."
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Catch A Fire (Deluxe Edition)
27.  Catch A Fire (Deluxe Edition) by Bob Marley
The list author says:
  "The Jamaican complete album version is a soulful contrast to the mainstream release which was produced for rock listeners."
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Captain Swing
28.  Captain Swing by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "Serves up an alternate take relisten to these songs without the horns and other arrangements."
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Comfort of Strangers (with Bonus Disc)
29.  Comfort of Strangers (with Bonus Disc) by Beth Orton
The list author says:
  ""The Queen Of Trip-Hop" goes Americana.  A couple of these treasures should have been of the regular release."
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Sweetwater
30.  Sweetwater by Sweetwater
The list author says:
  "The Jazz/Rock sounds not using an electric guitar on the whole CD is dreamy.  Nancy Nevins sings like a bird and roaring raven."
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Deep Natural
31.  Deep Natural by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "The throw-in "Dub Natural" is a barn burner as the Shocked one branches out doing instrumentals."
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Return to Hicksville: Best of Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, The Blue Thumb Years 1971-1973
32.  Return to Hicksville: Best of Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, The Blue Thumb Years 1971-1973 by Dan Hicks
The list author says:
  "The best way to start for a beginner to this fun, swing group from the bay area with a very distinct sound."
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Dust Bowl Ballads
33.  Dust Bowl Ballads by Woody Guthrie
The list author says:
  "The ballads and cracks ( The recording itself ) of the Folk hero  play out like oldtime radio at its very best."
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Transfusion
34.  Transfusion by Cold Blood
The list author says:
  "AND A FEW SHOCKOLATES.....  Michelle's duet with Janis Joplin-like  Lydia Pense - "Down To The Bone" smokes.  So does this group."
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The Essential Pete Seeger
35.  The Essential Pete Seeger by Pete Seeger
The list author says:
  "The amazing career of the legend is well documented in this collection."
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Scrolls of the Prophet: The Best of Peter Tosh
36.  Scrolls of the Prophet: The Best of Peter Tosh by Peter Tosh
The list author says:
  "Authentic reggae by "The Prophet" who died tragically.  Mick Jagger guests on "Don't Look Back"."
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Texas Campfire Tapes
37.  Texas Campfire Tapes by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "The original release on an unknown - Karen Michelle Johnston taped outside the gates of the Kerrville Folk Festival on a sony walkman."
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Original Harmony Ridge Creek Dippers
38.  Original Harmony Ridge Creek Dippers by The Original Harmony Ridge Creek Dippers
The list author says:
  "A creekside river pick fills the ice chest."
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Jefferson's Tree Of Liberty
39.  Jefferson's Tree Of Liberty by Jefferson Starship
The list author says:
  "Old Folk tunes done Airplane style in the mode of "How Do You Feel" is mini-comeback for Paul Kantner and friends."
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Arkansas Traveler
40.  Arkansas Traveler by Michelle Shocked
The list author says:
  "Michelle's preferred album cover which scraps the Black faced original idea.  Going deep into the vaults, closes a chapter to an American songwriter who fought the music industry and won!"
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