Record Store Day 2017 release. Ltd. ed. 2500. BENEFITING PABLOVE FOUNDATION RSD brings 11 artists together to celebrate the life and music of Leonard Cohen, with proceeds of the sale of the album going to Pablove (an organization set up to help families with children who have cancer, and to aid with children's cancer research)
1) Glen Hansard - Who by Fire Glen is the Academy Award winning busker from the film Once, he's the leader of The Frames, the whiskered half of The Swell Season, and most notably the heir apparent to Van Morrisson's "Bard of the Isles" With Javier Mas, who was Leonard's touring guitarist. Glen opens the album/track with a 40-second instrumental
2) Terry Reid - Chelsea Hotel #2 Terry's "Other Side of The River" was recently selected as an "Essential Reissue" in Rolling Stone's 2016 recap. With Stephen Hodges, who is currently playing with Mavis Staples, but most notably is the percussionist who guided Tom Waits from his early cabaret style to his current "windstorm in a toolshed" style; see Rain Dogs, Heart Attack & Vine
3) Avi Buffalo - Treaty First time in a while for new music from Avi Buffalo, who released two amazing albums for Sub Pop
4) Joseph Arthur - Everybody Knows Joseph's 2016 album The Family received great press, including a best songwriter albums of 2016 nod from Paste Magazine.
5) Cherry Glazerr - I'm Your Man Mike Watt guests on Bass, CG has new album coming out next month.
1) Matt Costa - The Partisan Produced by Matt and featuring Adam Topal, drummer of Jack Johnson's band, and Matt's wife Casey on BV. Matt recently released the soundtrack/score to the film Orange Sunshine, his first foray into soundtracking.
2) Korey Dane - Did I Ever Love You With Ben Jaffe of HoneyHoney, playing all kinds of stuff, and Calvin Love on BV. New album due in April/May. Korey is on Innovative leisure, and was chosen as an artist "NPR DJs can't stop playing".
3) Leeann Skoda - Bird on a Wire Leeann is half of Pretty Polly with Jessie Payo, who sings BV. Also includes Danny Frankel, who played drums with Lou Reed. Leeann has just finished her debut album, and is beginning her first album with Pretty Polly.
4) Matthew Ryan - Steer Your Way With Olly Knights of Turin Brakes on BV and choir. Matthew seems to be perpetually on tour, most recently supporting his album Boxer.
5) Jay Buchanan - Dance Me to the End of Love Jay is the singer in Rival Sons. Currently finishing final dates of the Black Sabbath Farewell tour (they were hand-chosen by Ozzy to play all dates), and prepping for a UK headlining tour. Their latest album is Hollow Bones.
6) Donovan - So Long Marianne Live in Denmark with audience sing-along, recorded for this collection in December.
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