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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Tanned Leather 1976 Saddle Soap

Genre: Westcoast
Rate: 128 kbps CBR / 44100
Time: 00:51:34
Size: 47,12 MB


Dear music friends, now 30 years later, it is useless to discuss it. Whether the guitars on the wonderful opener track 'You blew it if you do it' are influenced by Duane Allman and Dickey Betts or by Whishbone Ash, or whether Tanned Leather might have prepared the road for a band like "Lake" (which toured with Lynyrd Skynyrd in the USA and with Wishbone Ash and many others - Lake frontman, Alex Conti, is a Duane Allman worshipper and loves Steely Dan - you see it's all rock 'n roll), or whether the band aimed their music at the cowboys, because of their songs 'A hard road back to Georgia' or 'Country boy', are all questions we don't know the answer to and it doesn't matter anymore.

Just like the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Tanned Leather sometimes used funk rhythms, and in between they had real ballads like Charlie Daniels or Grinderswitch and a song like 'Greyhound take me home in San Francisco' has been influenced by the Beach boys. Moreover, this small band from Germany obviously listened carefully to Little Feat and the Doobie Brothers. (


Alf Gardner: lead vocals
Herbert Ihle: harmony vocals
Dicky Mude: harmony vocals
Andy Marx: guitars
Rainer Pietsch: bass
Jim Cannon: drums


01 - You Blew It If You Do It 04:05

02 - Country Boy

03 - A Hard Road Back To Georgia 05:29

04 - Alright, It's Alright 04:03

05 - Donna Do You Wanna 04:13

06 - Greyhound Take Me Back Home To San Francisco 06:05

07 - Please Come Home Forever 04:15

08 - Calvin Jones 04:03

09 - St. John's River 08:12

11 - Custer's Last Dream 00:46

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SouthernBluesRock said...

links renewed

igor mechihin said...

Thank You.

jeremyclarke said...

what happened to track two

jeremyclarke said...

hi ignore the cooment, country boy is there

SouthernBluesRock said...

thanks for your information. Corrected the post

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