I wanted to be a folk singer," Ray Wylie Hubbard told annotator Geoffrey Himes of his early goal in the liner notes of his second Philo album, Crusades of the Restless Knights, and the record bore out the renewal of that ambition. Although the arrangements of Hubbard's tunes usually found several pickers playing stringed instruments (acoustic and electric guitars, steel guitar, bass, mandolin, Dobro), the simple song structures and restrained lyrics gave them the feel of old folk songs.
I wanted to be a folk singer," Ray Wylie Hubbard told annotator Geoffrey Himes of his early goal in the liner notes of his second Philo album, Crusades of the Restless Knights, and the record bore out the renewal of that ambition.
Ray Wylie Hubbard deserves an award for the titles of his CDs: "Growl, Loco Gringo's Lament, Delirium Tremolos," and "Crusades of the Restless Knights," maybe the best title of them all. "Crusades" is folk music mixed with country and gospel, heavy on the metaphysics and as always with more than a hint of rowdiness. People are telling people, and Ray Wylie Hubbard is on his way! The album is fresh, original Hubbard, covering the spectrum from folk to country to rock. There's nothing shallow and superficial here. This album is nothing but winners, coupling Hubbard's deeply observant, thoughtful, poetic abilities, and his head-nodding, foot-tapping country/folk/rock.
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Hubbard then put together a band of friends and locals and in 1976 released Ray Wylie Hubbard and the Cowboy Twinkies. Unbeknownst to Hubbard, producer Michael Brovsky had decided to "Nashville-ize" the sound by adding overdub mixes and female backup singers to the recordings. The result was "a botched sound" that Hubbard disapproved of vehemently, but the album was released despite his attempts to block i. .1999 Crusades of the Restless Knights – Rounder/Philo Records. 2001 Eternal & Lowdown – Rounder/Philo Records. 2003 GROWL – Rounder/Philo Records.
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Album Crusades of the Restless Knights. There Are Some Days Lyrics. Well I seem to be haunted by these ghosts And I can't decide which ones grieve the most Not wanting to remember or I can't forget When I am dusty with these old regrets. There are some days I just wanna cry There are some ways I use to get by. Well you've got your cross and your hymnal too And you say your prayers like you're supposed to do You tell me it was this thing called "grace" And I believe you, I see it in your face . Crusades of the Restless Knights Ray Wylie Hubbard. 1. Crows (Missing Lyrics). 2. There Are Some Days. 3. The Lovers in Your Dreams (Missing Lyrics). 4. Conversation With the Devil. 6. The River Bed (Missing Lyrics).
Free download and listen Crusades Of The Restless Knights. Ray Wylie Hubbard - There Are Some Days 05:08. Ray Wylie Hubbard - The Lovers In Your Dreams 04:30. Ray Wylie Hubbard - Conversation With The Devil 04:54. Ray Wylie Hubbard - Red Dress 03:39. Ray Wylie Hubbard - The River Bed 03:55. Ray Wylie Hubbard - This River Runs Red 05:16. Ray Wylie Hubbard - After The Harvest 04:03. Ray Wylie Hubbard - Airplane Fell Down In Dixie 03:47. Ray Wylie Hubbard - The Messenger 04:11. The Grifter's Hymnal - Ray Wylie Hubbard. Snake Farm - Ray Wylie Hubbard. Dangerous Spirits - Ray Wylie Hubbard
|2||There Are Some Days|
|3||The Lovers In Your Dreams|
|4||Conversation With The Devil|
|6||The River Bed|
|7||This River Runs Red|
|8||After The Harvest|
|9||Airplane Fell Down In Dixie|
- Producer – Lloyd Maines, Ray Wylie Hubbard
|CSCCD 1009||Ray Wylie Hubbard||Crusades Of The Restless Knights (CD)||Philo||CSCCD 1009||Europe||1999|
|Philo 1218A||Ray Wylie Hubbard||Crusades Of The Restless Knights (CD, Album, Promo)||Philo||Philo 1218A||US||1999|