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Product Details

  • Audio CD (May 20, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: January 1, 1992
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Columbia
  • Run Time: 43 minutes
  • ASIN: B000002529
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #42,241 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Wanted Dead Or Alive by David Bromberg

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David Bromberg is due for rediscovery. As a '60s and '70s session man, he lent his blues skill to records by Dylan, Paxton and Jerry Jeff Walker. But none of that work suggested his talents as an arranger, his full command of diverse American genres, nor his husky, moving vocals. This '74 reissue is a fine place to start with Bromberg, and songs like "Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair" and his medly of "Statesboro Blues/Church Bells" serve notice of the talent of this overlooked, roots-music master. --Roy Francis Kasten

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The interpretations of the tunes are still fresh, creative, and compelling.
Joe Brodnicki
All the songs are great but Someone Else's Blues, Danger Man and Kansas City are knockouts.
Charles S. Eyler
There is so much great music on the album that you can listen to it over and over again.
M. Gilpin

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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Gary Popovich on February 4, 2000
Format: Audio CD
David Bromberg would probably have a hard time getting a record deal these days, which is a cryin' shame. This particular effort of his showcases him at his best - a wonderfully eclectic musical brew full of non-politically correct humour ("Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair"), mournful wailing ("Statesboro Blues"), and flat out great picking ("New Lee Highway Blues") - not to mention some fun cover versions of "Kansas City" and an obscure Dylan tune called "Wallflower". Check it out.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By J. Levinson on August 8, 2002
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Someone should point out the obvious pun in the title of this album. The second half is from a live acoustic show, while the first half was recorded in the studio backed by most of the members of the Grateful Dead. These were two separate album sides back in the dark ages of the pre-CD era. Features some of his best tunes, including a remake of the catchy pseudo-mariachi number he co-wrote with George Harrison, "The Hold-Up", which originally appeared on Bromberg's self-titled debut.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Peter Kinsley on June 14, 2000
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Excellent album showcasing ecclectic musical tastes of Dave Bromberg. Just his solo, acoustic rendition of the medley 'Statesboro/Church Bell Blues'is well worth the price of this CD! Listen as he comes around for the 2nd chorus on 'Statesboro': you can actually hear the guitar sound like a freight train, as it builds a head of steam, while Dave belts out the lyrics. Turn this number up as far as you can stand it for full musical enjoyment! This is timeless music that you can listen to over & over again. Ironically, while he's at his best, you may understand why he was never 'popular': playing acoustic blues with a bit of 'country time', with his mournful, wrenching voice-- most people want something more urban, electric & processed. Bromberg is truly a unique artist. This album is a worthy addition to anyone who appreciates the real folk blues or the funky, full sound of Dave's big band.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on July 2, 1998
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I was first introduced to David Bromberg by attending a concert he gave at Central Park NYC in the early 80's. It stands today as one of the best shows I have attended and one with alot of memories. David's music mixes rock, jazz, blues, dixieland and folk. Hard to believe. It's fun roudy party type music if you have an open mind and do not mind listening to a fiddle mandolin song while waiting for a blues or rock song. Give it a try. His vocals are unique and grow on you
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Marvin A. Dolinger on March 16, 2009
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This is a digitally remastered version of David Bromberg's 1974 release. It was one of my favorite albums back then and it has only aged a bit. The music is fun and energetic. No lovers lament here. Great blues and humor that makes each song a favorite. These days when most albums have one or two pretty good songs, it is nice to listen to an album where every one (except mayb Wallflower) is a nugget.
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This is a near-classic collection of music that shows off Bromberg's musicianship in several ways. The interpretations of the tunes are still fresh, creative, and compelling. While no one would say Bromberg has a great voice, he used it deftly in over-the-top tunes like Sharon and Send me to the Electric Chair and more subtle pieces like Statesboro Blues. The musisicanship is cutting-edge for the time it was recorded, bringing together folk, blues, rock, and a little jazz into a well-performed set of tunes. Still love it! Thoroughly enjoyable many years after it's release.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By larry@pdq.net on September 27, 1999
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I bought this 8 Track (what the heck is that) when it was first released. It is as good today as it was back then. My kids even like it. I have been humming these tunes for years and couldn't remember where I first heard them, mystery solved. Instead of humming them now I remember the words. I wonder if there is anyone in the world that won't relate to "The New Lee Highway Blues".
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I think this was Bromberg's first solo album, after he played with Jerry Jeff Walker and some others. He has a well deserved reputation as a great guitarist. Some of the songs here might be considered novelty songs. Bromberg is not like anyone else, and I suggest you listen to some previews here on Amazon, or either look up some vids online before buying. If you sort of like him at first, he will most likely grow on you, and you will come to love him later.
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