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The Flower and the Knife


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  • Audio CD (May 2, 2000)
  • Original Release Date: May 2, 2000
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Capricorn
  • ASIN: B00004SZVI
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #208,512 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Trail of Seasons
2. Scarred But Smarter
3. Whatever
4. This Town
5. 40 Miles of Mountain Road
6. Quittin' Time
7. Dirty Angels
8. Above the World
9. The Flower and the Knife
10. Kerouac
11. Ballad of Hollis Brown
12. I Shall Be Released
13. Straight to Hell

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Six years have passed since Kevn Kinney, the heart and soul of the Southern roots-rock band Drivin' N' Cryin', released a solo effort, 1994's Down Out Law. Patience, it turns out, has brought forth the most personal and poetic recording of Kinney's 15-year career. Opening with "Trail of Seasons," a five-minute masterpiece of the sustaining powers of friendship and the comic wisdom of love lost but survived, The Flower and the Knife enthralls and inspires from the driving-with-the-radio-blasting anthem "Dirty Angels" to the hilarious beatnik rap "Kerouac" to the stinging cover of Dylan's "Ballad of Hollis Brown." Recorded live over a week in New York, the record features some heavy hitters--guitar masters like Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes (who also produced) and Derek Trucks, plus Blues Traveler's John Popper and Sister Hazel's Ken Block. But ultimately, Kinney's third solo album succeeds because of the understated acoustic support, exceptional songwriting (including refreshed reprises of DNC favorites "Scarred but Smarter" and "Straight to Hell"), and Kinney's reedy, intuitive, and hardscrabble voice. --Roy Kasten

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Sean Knowlton on May 3, 2000
Format: Audio CD
Kevn's latest release recalls his earlier success with MacDougal Blues. With the help of Warren Haynes on steel guitar with a slide, John Popper on the harmonica on an updated "Scarred but smarter" with new chords, and many guest players such as Derek Trucks, Edwin McCain and Ken Block among others. Kevn has created a classic recording of some of his best music to date. This album alternately rocks, soothes, rolls, inspires. Kevn is a master songwriter. I saw him in concert May 1st,2000 here in Carrboro, NC and bought the album the next day. You won't be disappointed. Also, for Drivin'N'Cryin fans is a redone bluesy "Straight To Hell" (from Mystery Road). I've listened to this album for two days straight and I'm still inspired - don't miss his versions of Ballad of Hollis Brown (Spooky!) and I shall be released- these are both Bob Dylan songs and are great! Celebrate songwriting, the South, Krispy Kreme doughnuts, Waffle House - buy this album!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By "papatembo" on May 11, 2000
Format: Audio CD
Kevn has made his best album to date for both the dedicated fan or for the person looking at this cd for the first time. he shares in this cd where he came from (2 dylan covers), where he's been (reworks 2 of my favorite drivin-n-cryin songs), and where he is headed (songs like "whatever" and "dirty angels")...kevn kinney has found his place in time and has put it on this cd...buy it with no regrets and meeted expectations..O-daijini....
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on June 22, 2005
Format: Audio CD
Kevn Kinney returns from a six year hiatus on the folk front with this star-studded release, backed most of the way by southern Jam-Band superstar Warren Haynes, who also produces. Kinney spins his typical set of reflective story-songs, with John Popper, Derek Trucks, Edwin McCain, Matt Abts, Jimmy Herring, Hook Herrera, Allen Woody, and Haynes in tow. Kinney brings us a record which is musically not too far removed from 1994's "Down Out Law." Featuring Haynes's sometimes beautiful, sometimes nasty acoustic slide backing his own nasal, resonant voice, Kinney considers giving up on "Quittin' Time" and "Whatever," shows his blues mojo on "40 Miles of Mountain Road," and pays tribute to Dylan on "Ballad of Hollis Brown." With help from Woody and McCain, the minor-masterpiece "Trail of Seasons" memorably opens things.

At times, Kinney's voice sounds as good as it ever has, and his and Haynes's interplay makes this a memorable affair. Despite the great sound and the musical breadth, however, and despite the album's length, the set of songs isn't quite as strong as those of his previous albums. With two Dylan covers and new (unnecessary?) versions of two drivin n cryin classics, Kinney gives us only nine new tunes, not all of which are up to his usual standards. Still, the record sounds great, and should appeal to fans of Kinney and Haynes, and anyone who likes folk or laid-back acoustic jamming.
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Format: Audio CD
Actually I would give this cd a 4.5 because of a couple of weaker tracks. If you take the top 7 or 8 songs on here and put them on a cd and add a couple more similar equal songs, this would be one of the greatest cd's ever. It would be in my top 30 ever.

With that said, this is what a cd burner is for or an ipod.

TRAIL OF SEASONS

WHATEVER

THIS TOWN

40 MILES

QUITTIN' TIME

DIRTY ANGELS

ABOVE THE WORLD

FLOWER & A KNIFE

All of these songs are at the top for Kinney - with Drivin n Cryin or without.
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