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So Far So Good: Best of the Paul Thorn Band Live [CD+DVD]

Paul ThornAudio CD
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Paul Thorn has been pleasing crowds for years with his muscular brand of roots music - bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern, yet also speaking universal truths. The Tupelo, Mississippi native took an unexpected detour on the road to recording his latest album. After writing many discs of semi-autobiographical tunes, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter - hailed as the "Mark Twain ... Read more in Amazon's Paul Thorn Store

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  • Audio CD (July 11, 2006)
  • Original Release Date: 2006
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: CD+DVD
  • Label: Perpetual Obscurity Records
  • ASIN: B000FZEU7O
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #37,666 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Heart With 4 Wheel Drive
2. Loverís Vacation
3. Burn
4. Down The Trailer Park
5. Every Little Bit Hurts
6. Thatís All I Know Right Now
7. Mood Ring ē Thatís A Lie
8. A Lot Of Good Reasons
9. I Have A Good Day
10. Hammer & Nail
11. Rise Up
12. High
13. Ainít Love Strange
14. Mission
15. Temple Fireworks Stand
16. Something Out There
17. Will The Circle Be Unbroken

Editorial Reviews

Renowned singer/songwriter, boxing champion and folk artist Paul Thorn reaches a career milestone with the release of his new live DVD and audio CD compilation - So Far So Good: The Best of The Paul Thorn Band Live. Featuring 17 songs recorded live in Birmingham on March 12, 2005 and mixed in 5.1 Surround Sound and stereo, this DVD includes two bonus acoustic tunes and footage from "Fellow Americans," a film by John Kane.

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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As good as it gets! August 4, 2006
Format:Audio CD
All I can say to you is: now that you are here, don't hesitate to buy this. As good as he is on a studio album, he (and his band) are even better live. If you are familiar with him, most of the favorites are here. If not, you are in for a treat.

Although this is listed as an audio CD, this is, in fact, a DVD with a bonus CD. There are a few differences in the track listing for each, but all of the songs are golden. I prefer the DVD as you get to see him telling some of his (in)famous stories that go with the songs and see him and the band in action.

This is a keeper!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Asronishing talent March 23, 2007
Format:Audio CD
My wife and I just caught Paul Thorn live (solo acoustic) opening for David Bromberg and The Angel Band (featuring David and his quartet backing up his wife's amazing a capella trio). Amazing, astonishing, inventive, and utterly charming. His songs are great - his stories even better. I was grinning like a fool through the entire performance and had a brief but thoroughly enjoyable chat with him during the set break. I listened to the CD on the drive dome and his sound with the band is quite different but every bit as enjoyable.

If you have a chance to see this man perform live - do it. In the mean time, if you enjoy great storytelling, strong southern blues, and rocking guitar work, pick up this DVD/CD. It's a great value and will be an often played addition to your library.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth it for the DVD alone. February 6, 2007
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I discovered Paul Thorn by accident in the fall of 2005 when he was opening for Huey Lewis. I have since acquired every bit of his music I can lay my hands on, and have seen him live once. The DVD gives a flavor of his live performances by including some of his many stories...it seems each song has a story.

Paul Thorn is an amazingly talented and versatile songwriter. He can make you laugh with songs like "Burn Down the Trailer Park" and "Viagra", then turn around and make you cry with "I Have a Good Day" and "Things Left Undone". Besides his skill with lyrics, the music is sometimes bluesy, sometimes country, sometimes rock. He can't really be categorized.

The CD contains many of his standards. If you have not been introduced to Paul Thorn, this combo set is an excellent place to start. You will find yourself checking his schedule on his website for an opportunity to see him live.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Special Performer September 3, 2006
Format:Audio CD
Paul Thorn is a man of many hats; a talented musician, singer, songwriter, stand-up comic & "inspirational leader" (oh, and a former boxer). Thorn and his talented band cruise through a fun set of bluesy rock, interjected by his good-spirited, often self-deprecating humor. Guitarist Bill Hinds proves equally adept at blistering blues-rock ("Heart With 4 Wheel Drive"), feather-light slide guitar a la Lee Roy Parnell ("Every Little Bit Hurts") and everything in between. Keyboardist Michael "Dr. Love" Graham adds a somber organ to the latter tune, & propels the energetic stomper "Mission Temple Fireworks Stand" with his rock'n'roll piano. The band lays down a wickedly funky groove on the deliriously silly "Ain't Love Strange", while the bouncy "Lover's Vacation" coasts along with carefree abandon.

A reocurring theme in Thorn's songwriting is, not surprisingly, the idea of continually getting back up after being knocked down, and the hope of better things ahead ("I'd Rather Be A Hammer Than A Nail", "Rise Up", "I Have A Good Day", "There's Something Out There"), which may further explain his charismatic appeal. He is a champion of the underdog who can relate to his audience, while not taking himself too seriously.

Don't make the mistake of thinking Thorn is simply a novelty act. He's an original artist who deserves to be discovered. And at this price, this CD/DVD package is a bargain.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A True American Original July 24, 2006
Format:Audio CD
Paul Thorn caught me totally by surprise a few years ago as an opening act when he came out with only his guitar and voice and wrapped the whole room around his finger. I caught him a couple of years later with his full band and it was a religious experience. I have attended thousands of live shows, starting in 1970, and I would put that show in my personal top 20! This DVD, with three solo songs and the rest with his amazing band, comes as close to capturing that feeling as video possibly can. The sound quality ranks with the finest concert recordings of all time. Paul has found the ultimate blend of rock, blues, gospel, classic R&B and country. He and this band sound like no one you have ever heard and that's exceedingly rare anymore. The DVD and bonus live CD are one the greatest values in recorded music you will ever find. You need to see this man's band live, but if you can't, buy this DVD and crank it up!

-Billy Rollings
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It don't get any better!!!!!! July 24, 2006
Format:Audio CD
Do yourself a favor and buy this cd, dvd combo. Paul is one of the best singer songwriter, performer, storytellers out there. The boy can flat out deliver a song. WHAT A KILLER VOICE!!! If you are a living, breathing human being you will love this. Paul has a way of just getting your attention and holding it. Paul has never written a "skip over" song, Every song he has recorded is worth a listen. That is rare in today's music scene. This live cd/dvd just gives you Paul full force , at his best. BUY IT!!!! YOU WILL BE THANKING ME!!!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love me some Paul Thorn!!
Published 9 days ago by Sindy L. Baron
5.0 out of 5 stars Great! One if my favorite CDs ever
Great! One if my favorite CDs ever. Love Paul Thorn and love this cd.
Published 19 days ago by Deanna Severs
5.0 out of 5 stars Living legend
I first heard of Paul Thorn on NPR radio. Check him out, and go to a live show. Definitely worth the money.
Published 4 months ago by Michael R. Bove
5.0 out of 5 stars You can't beat Paul Thorn...
... for a smile or a laugh, or for "making my day" with his music and songs! Never heard ANYONE like him. He's just terrific, and what a story-teller. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Catherine Todd
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVED IT!
CAN'T I JUST LOVE A DVD WITHOUT HAVINGTO WRITE WORDS? APPARENTLY NOT. MY HUSBAND AND I LOVE PAUL THORN AND IT IS A PLEASURE TO HAVE THE DVD TO LISTEN TO AND ENJOY.
Published 10 months ago by Robbie M. Casteel
5.0 out of 5 stars Paul and his band score another great CD.
Paul Thorn has a unique sense of humor and wit. He shows us the human side of life through his music. Listen to the lyrics and it will bring a smile to your face. Read more
Published 11 months ago by Lucy
5.0 out of 5 stars Paul Thorn
Paul Thorn is a wonderful lyricist who's more entertaining live. I haven't even watched the DVD yet, but the music is great.
Published 15 months ago by A. Shopper
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this CD
I have been a Paul Thorn fan for a while. I have several Paul Thorn CD's. This is now my favorite. I don't usually like the live CD's but this one is awesome. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Witchy1FromKy
5.0 out of 5 stars If You're Going to buy one Paul Thorn album, make it this one!
I'd become interested in Paul Thorn through a friend. I'd bought one of his albums & was looking for a second. Read more
Published 19 months ago by James D. DeGaetanohumphreys
5.0 out of 5 stars Great bluesy Southern sound
A friend of mine introduced me to the music of Paul Thorn. This is the type of music I can listen to over and over and not get bored with it. Read more
Published 21 months ago by artmanronn
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