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For the sake of the song ; Our mother the mountain [sound recording] / Townes Van Zandt.

Van Zandt, Townes (Composer, Performer). Van Zandt, Townes. For the sake of the song. (Added Author). Van Zandt, Townes. Our mother the mountain. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library CD 40115-40116 Disc 1 37684001098990 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library CD 40115-40116 Disc 2 37684001098991 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet ([24] pages ; color illustrations : 12 cm)
  • Publisher: [Guernsey] : Charly Acquisitions Ltd., [2014]
  • Distributor: [London, England] : Marketed & distributed by Snapper Music plc., [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
All tracks written by Townes Van Zandt.
For the sake of the song originally released in 1968 on Poppy Records PYS 40001; Our mother the mountain originally released in 1969 on Poppy Records PYS 40004.
Booklet contains biography of Townes Van Zandt by Roger Dopson, liner notes from For the sake of the song by Mickey Newberry, liner notes from Our mother the mountain by Kevin Eggers, original cover art, credits and track listings for both albums.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc one. For the sake of the song: For the sake of the song -- Tecumseh Valley -- Many a fine lady -- (Quicksilver daydreams of) Maria -- Waitin' around to die -- I'll be here in the morning -- Sad Cinderella -- The velvet voices -- Talkin' karate blues -- All your young servants -- Sixteen summers, fifteen falls -- disc 2. Our mother the mountain: Be here to love me -- Kathleen -- She came and she touched me -- Like a summer Thursday -- Our mother the mountain -- Second lovers song -- St. John the gambler -- Tecumseh Valley -- Snake Mountain blues -- My proud mountains -- Why she's acting this way.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
For the Sake of the Song produced by Jack Clement and Jim Malloy. Our Mother the Mountain produced by Jack Clement, Jim Malloy and Kevin Eggers.
Participant or Performer Note:
Townes Van Zandt, vocals, guitar ; with accompanying musicians.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded Nashville, TN ; Los Angeles, CA.
Subject: Country music > 1961-1970.
Popular music > 1961-1970.
Genre: Popular music.
Country music.

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