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Platinum Collection [Import]

Guy ClarkAudio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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  • Audio CD (April 15, 2008)
  • Original Release Date: 2008
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Warner Spec. Mkt. UK
  • ASIN: B00151G0IE
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #143,986 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. The Houston Kid
2. Fool on the Roof
3. Fools for Each Other
4. Voila, An American Dream
5. One Paper Kid
6. In the Jailhouse Now
7. Comfort and Crazy
8. Don't You Take It Too Bad
9. Must Be My Baby
10. New Cut Road
11. Rita Ballou
12. Heartbroke
13. Who Do You Think You Are
14. The South Coast of Texas
15. She's Crazy for Leavin'
16. Lone Star Hotel
17. Baton Rouge
18. The Partner Nobody Chose
19. Ramblin' Jack and Mahan
20. Too Much

Editorial Reviews

2008 collection from the masterful American singer/songwriter. He may not have achieved enormous commercial success (yet), but his legend and influence continues to grow with each passing year. This compilation features tracks from his tenure with Warner Brothers and contains 20 tracks including 'Houston Kid', 'Fool On The Roof', 'Heartbroke' and more. Warner.

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An Excellent Collection If You're Already A Fan September 4, 2009
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The title of this release is a bit misleading. Sure, it's a "collection" but mostly from two albums, 1978's self-titled album and 1981's "The South Coast Of Texas." Both are fine releases, but if you're new to Guy Clark you'd be much better off starting with "Old No. 1," "Texas Cookin'," "The Essential Guy Clark" or "Hindsight 21-20: Anthology 1975-1995." "Old No. 1" and "Texas Cookin'," Clark's first two albums are stone cold classics, as good as it gets. "The Essential Guy Clark" collects most of the tracks, though not all, from these two albums. "Hindsight 21-20" is as close as there is to a full career retrospective. Also, it should be noted that while the liner notes to this CD claim it is "a compilation of two of Clark's best works...All twenty tracks from both classic albums are featured" this is not the case. 8 of the 10 tracks from "Guy Clark" are present as are 8 of the 10 tracks from "The Southcoast Of Texas." The remaining 4 tracks are from the 1992 release "Boats To Build." Still, the budget price makes this a very worthwhile addition to anyone who loves Texas singer-songwriters. Oh, and one other thing. They changed the running order of the songs from the original albums. Not a big deal, but really no reason to do so. Artists put songs in a particular order on their albums for a reason.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Guy Clark November 23, 2008
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I've been a Guy Clark listener forever, it seems.
I never get tired of hearing his voice, with the many twists & inflections he is capable of, plus the songs that he writes sound better (IMHO) when he sings 'em. The words & meaning seem to come across clearer somehow. Not to take anything away from others who sing 'em, please understand.
I like EVERY single song on this double CD, it stays in my bedroom player for late night listening. From beginning to end this is a CD worth owning; it would be a real good introduction for those unfortunate few who have yet to become acquainted with this wonderful singer/song writer!
"The Houston Kid" alone is worth the price; I ain't never "washed my jeans inna tub fulla whiskey" .... but I guess I always wanted to!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another Winner June 1, 2008
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I can be really picky about CDs. Either they're great or not----no in-betweens. This was GREAT! Loved every bit of it. Great accompaniment all the way through. Great collection of songs. Entertaining lyrics. Liked ALL the song choices. It was a good mix of mellow and energy---even a touch af Jamacan on "Voila, An American Dream"; the beat and combo with country were VERY pleasing! While all the songs were great listening, the guitar skill in "Fool On The Roof" was amazing. This is the perfect CD for long car trips---or any time!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Guy Clark March 18, 2013
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A pleasant surprise when I bought this cd, I enjoy Guy's music and have played this cd many times. Waiting for a new one of his to equal this one.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good collection for Guy Clark fans like me December 28, 2009
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Guy is at the stage of his career where he can rest on his innovative work of his younger days or like Dylan, Chris Smiters, John Prine, other older singers who have done their best work in their older years, he can start to go beyond collections like this. Having said that, this is a great summary of his best work.
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