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Man From Another Time [CD]

Seasick Steve Audio CD
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Much has been written recently about the long and colourful life and late-developing career of Seasick Steve, not all of it accurate. The facts, so far as he remembers them, are as follows.

Steve Wold was born in Oakland, in the San Francisco Bay Area around the post-war period when white folks started paying serious attention to the music of black ... Read more in Amazon's Seasick Steve Store

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  • Audio CD (19 Oct 2009)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Warner Bros
  • ASIN: B002KKCYDY
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,430 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Diddley Bo
2. Big Green and Yeller
3. Happy [To Have A Job]
4. The Banjo Song
5. Man From Another Time
6. That's All
7. Just Because I Can [CSX]
8. Never Go West
9. Dark
10. Wenatchee
11. My Home [Blue Eyes]
12. Seasick Boogie

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BBC Review

There aren’t many artists around who can get a groove out of a one-stringed guitar, but Seasick Steve can. It’s not so much a guitar as a piece of two by four with a string nailed to it. He calls it his Diddley Bow, and the resultant groove is exactly that as laid down by the bloke who (almost) had that name, only in reverse.

This third solo album is a cracking collection, one that rings with the depth of twang comparable only to the likes of the legendary Ry Cooder. That’s not surprising, given that Steve (real name Steven Gene Wold) sticks just as assiduously to the analogue way, all valve amps and ribbon microphones along with the extraordinarily-built instruments he uses: he introduces track three by saying, “Alright, little cigar box…”

That track is called Happy (To Have a Job), and it sums up Steve’s career. Born “around the post-war period” in Oakland, in the San Francisco Bay area, it seems he was a genuine, bona-fide hobo, fathering children fairly liberally, hitting it off with the grunge fraternity in Washington. Then came a move to Norway with the wife, which included a booze-cruise to Denmark, his reaction to which gave him the nickname he doesn’t particularly like, but is lumbered with.

Then, a couple of years ago, a few prescient UK festival bookers took a chance and he became the darling of the circuit, working audiences brilliantly and showing just how few trappings you need to nail it when you have this sort of natural ability. Steve’s spell in the spotlight might have arrived late in his life, but nobody can argue it’s not been deserved.

He has produced, written, recorded and engineered this release, and performs everything except the drums – here, Dan Magnusson steps in. Some listeners may bemoan a lack of bass in the mix, and to hear this material with a little more low end could be a treat, but that really is being picky. The groove, as you might already have noted, is impeccable; the songs are authentic and it all sounds so effortless – an effortlessness that can only come from a lot of living. --Nick Barraclough

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Seasick Steve Man From Another Time

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39 of 41 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars He's Back! 21 Oct 2009
By M. Dowden HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
I first heard Seasick Steve a few years ago now on Jools Holland's Hootenanny and was blown away. With lyrics written by himself and simple catchy music Steve produces the kind of music that others can only dream of. It is refreshing in a world of music that has become in many cases too commercialised that people like Seasick Steve are still around keeping things pure - especially on the Blues scene, where the songs are supposed to speak to us.

On this album are in total 12 tracks with Dan Magnusson playing drums on 7 of them. Where Steve really excels is when he is playing and singing by himself and these tracks are really good. All in all this is a brilliant album to have. If you are looking at this item then you probably already know Steve's work from previous albums, but if this is your first time then you are in for a real treat if you get this.

Although there are 12 tracks on this there are in fact 13 because if you listen to the last track it is extended, and after everyone says their goodbyes the song plays; Amy LaVere sings on this track.
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56 of 60 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Whatever Time You're From 20 Oct 2009
Format:Audio CD
You cannot help but love Seasick Steve. He looks like a man who has travelled all over the world and his music and lyrics are filled with the consequent maturity and perspective. The opener to this album is a track called `Diddley Bo'. It is a phenomenal track filled with driving energetic drums and a lead line played on some kind of homemade lap steel instrument. To follow this `Big Green and Yeller' swaggers and struts with a more than accomplished riff and a wonderful rock vocal. This wouldn't be out of place in the 70's and yet it feels just as timeless today. Recent single `Happy (To Have a Job)' is well placed at track three with its stripped back production, bouncy folk guitar and deep vocals. `Banjo Song' then descends further into Seasick Steve's stripped back country sounds in such a way that you can't help but smiling at the simplicity.

After this the title track starts confidently with plodding drums before Steve's vocals ring through over a sliding and twanging guitar line. This is a wonderfully honest track. To follow this `That's All' struts with more of the same confidence and a produces a growing desire in me to dance in stereotypical hill billy fashion. The sound then returns to a more stripped back state with `Just Because I Can' which is a sombre and gentle travelling song. It acts almost as a prologue to `Never Go West' which though more energetic is angry and slightly bitter. On `Dark' Steve then produces a sombre and slightly remorseful track.

Ultimately the album closes out in similar style to the way it started. `Seasick Boogie' is plodding with a wonderfully bouncy guitar line. The whole package is then held together with Steve's vocals once more growling throughout.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Like a breath of fresh air. 22 Oct 2009
Format:Audio CD
I did'nt know that Steve existed until by chance I heard him on a recent tv show in the UK. That was this last Sunday and have now dowloaded and played his 'Man From Another Time' album. This probably the best folk-blues music I have ever heard and cannot stop playing the CD. It is my intention to buy his other releases.
For any one who likes this kind of music it is a 'must buy', even if you are iffy about it get it you will enjoy every minute.Man From Another Time. Your foot will not stop tapping!
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it! 27 Oct 2009
By Syd TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:MP3 Download
Got the free track from Amazon. Normally would not have touched with a barge-pole. did not think I liked blues and his picture put me off - he looks a bit Hicksville. but the free tack was great and so got the whole album straight away. all the tracks are as good as the freebie, some good singing, some good tunes, and a great laid-back feel. a class album.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Doghouse does it for me!! 2 Nov 2009
Format:Audio CD
From the one-string Diddleybo to the three string transformer, Steve has knocked out yet another fantastic album. Every track is infused with the essence of this gentle and deeply souful man (hear Banjo Song), and when he's rockin', no-one does it better. Love the man, love his music, can't wait to see him this month in London.
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4.0 out of 5 stars MAN FROM ANOTHER TIME REVIEW 16 Jan 2010
Format:Audio CD
Not quite as good as cheap or started out with nothing but knocks socks of most other current album releases. First song Diddley Bo is rocking. Sounds a bit like Steve Earle who I also like. I love folk/country/blues which tell stories and has he got a story to tell. This man has lead a LIFE. Man from another time is the old nostalgia thing where old folks always think that the old days were better. He used to think it was nonsense when he was a kid but now he's just the same now he's getting on a bit.Just Because I Can is about riding the railway for free on a lazy Sunday when he hasn't got anything else he needs to do and is a slow and relaxed song. Never go west is about getting put in jail when what seemed like a good idea at the time ended him and his mate in the wrong town. My home is a love song where he's saying he doesn't need to promise to be true or need to keep saying I love you because it's like saying day follows night or the world is round it's a fact and isn't going to change. And I'm glad my purchase of his previous albums has helped him to buy his Big Green and Yeller tractor. That's a lot better than what a lot of Artists spend their money on. All in all a great album.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Another great album from a great artist!!!
Published 7 days ago by Grant Piland
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Have enjoyed seeing Steve on TV quite a few times, so glad to have his album.
Published 9 days ago by nutmeg
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Excellent!
Published 28 days ago by Jo.
5.0 out of 5 stars Funky
Hubbie loves Seastick Steve, I do like a few of the raw songs from this old timer. He has a genuine sound which is great to listen too.
Published 3 months ago by Hj
5.0 out of 5 stars Great album
A great album, I love every song on here and it still gets played a lot in the house. Since then I have also brought his other albums. Read more
Published 3 months ago by dragonlance
4.0 out of 5 stars one for the fans
as you listen to steve you will realise that he is more than the old hobo portrayed on jools Holland years ago. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Fay Crowle
5.0 out of 5 stars three string bling
bought this as part of my seasick collection and not disapointed at all great songs played from the heart and a life that seems to come to life through his music a really special... Read more
Published 8 months ago by tiddleypips
5.0 out of 5 stars Seasick Steve is one talented man
Since appearing on the Jools Holland show Seasick is in great demand and his success is well deserved. Read more
Published 10 months ago by coolcat62
5.0 out of 5 stars The mans a genius
As usual great stuff fro this great artist.
A bit more of a country and wester vibe compared to his usual stuff
Published 10 months ago by cornflake180
5.0 out of 5 stars My favourite album of all of his work
I bought all 4 of the current Sea Sick Steve albums on the strength of hearing just a couple of numbers from the Jules Holland show and the things that he said when he appeared on... Read more
Published 11 months ago by MR R J HOMERSTONE
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