Label: Stony Plain Records - SPCD1384 • Format: CD Album digipak • Country: Canada • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country
Download Biography. Ian Tyson is 81 now. Still touring. Still running the Tyson ranch south of Calgary. Still writing about love, horses, and the country and sky he loves. You can hear all of that in Carnero Vaquerohis 13 th album for Edmonton-based roots music label Stony Plain. These are ten songs that ring as true as the western sky and the foothills of the Rockies. The title? Your eighties, Tyson tells people, is not a time for sissies.
But the sky and the mountains keep him there, and his alternating regrets and optimism spark his songwriting. The old songs are forgotten Gone with Dolorosa Pavan - The Consort Of Musicke - Musicke Of Sundrie Kindes ravens on the wing And love no longer matters and the wind no long sings The old man sold his horses The children sold the ranch.
The rain will come again some day The stars keep on shining The poets will return one day Magic melodies and rhyme And God is up there somewhere looking down on everything And love will always matter and the wolves will always Shawnie - Ian Tyson - Carnero Vaquero . Carnero Vaquero is a special Ian Tyson record. And Ian Tyson stares at the future with clear eyes and a weather-worn face.
Bring it on, he seems to say. Have the drillers come? Have I waited too long? Cottonwood trees they cry to me Her songs of long ago And I slept in the sand far below I Wish I Had Been There (Woodstock) - The Lonesome Travellers - The Lost Children where the clear waters flow.
You Should Have Known, a digital-only single from legendary Canadian western singer-songwriter Ian Tyson, unapologetically celebrates the hard living, hard drinking, hard loving cowboy life. Written by Nashville's Pat McLaughlin and featuring veteran session-man Charlie McCoy, the song yodels, slides and two-steps through the country music foothills, peaking with the raw emotions of a lifestyle that's increasingly rare.
Ten memorable songs with tunes you can remember, stories that resonate, and a resolute, strong voice. It sets the tone for his stories of the Canadian west. Rotating between original compositions and covers, he presents a laid back album of authentic and soulful tunes. The legendary Canadian songwriter returns at the age of 78, with 10 remarkable songs.
From the part-travelogue "Under African Skies" to "Blueberry Susan" that offers a tribute to many of the musicians that touched Tyson, this collection of songs is Tyson rediscovering himself and his "new voice. The album's Dali-esque cover is by Calgary teacher Paul Rasporich; it depicts a raven's skull. Latest Releases:. Video photography courtesy of Box J Bar Ranch. Order Here. This disc is no longer available to order physically. Release Sheet. The album title: "Carnero" is the Spanish word for ram, and "Vaquero" is Spanish for cowboy, and, indeed, the cowboy tradition in the south-western United States.
Now 81, Tyson is the preeminent western singer in North America. He continues to tour across Canada and the U. Recorded mostly live off the floor at the Stone Shawnie - Ian Tyson - Carnero Vaquero on the Tyson Shawnie - Ian Tyson - Carnero Vaquero . The distinctive Tyson voice has recovered from the accident that damaged it in More information and reviews. All The Good 'Uns Vol.
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