The Nashville-based label Lost Highway Records, who delivered the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, as well as American IV: Ain’t No Grave, Johnny Cash’s best selling studio album, is proud to celebrate its ten-year anniversary by giving away a slew of rare 12″ vinyl records. At AwaitingTheFlood, we got our hands on six of these bad boys and can’t wait to get them into yours. Oh, and we almost forgot — these records are released on limited-edition clear vinyl!
New York, New York, the music video to which was filmed with the Big Apple skyline for a backdrop months before 9/11, is the opening track to Gold. Adams was brought into the mainstream when this song became a rallying cry for New Yorkers and Americans alike.
The duo’s third release together — Nelson was in Price’s Cherokee Cowboys twenty years before their 1981 album San Antonio Rose — is their newest classic, featuring both standards and originals.
Featuring guest artists, including James Iha of Smashing Pumpkins, Pneumonia was kept off the market almost three years until after the group split up, and carries some of Ryan Adams’ best songwriting.
Released postmortem, Cash’s final album delivers a full catalogue of mature and introspective songs from writers like Kris Kristofferson and Sheryl Crow, including one original.
Pretty much everyone you would ever want to tribute the father of country music does, here on this album: featuring Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Keb Mo, and more.
This classic bluegrass revival soundtrack, which graces the equally classic Coen brothers film, brought Dan Tyminski (from Allison Krauss & Union Station) into the spotlight via the infectious hit Man of Constant Sorrow.
Qualifications: The story you submit must be about a concert performed by the artist whose album you are competing for. Submissions regarding either a Whiskeytown or a Ryan Adams concert will be considered for Ryan Adams’ Gold and Whiskeytown’s Pneumonia. Also, for Hank Williams – Timeless, as well as O Brother, Where Art Thou? Soundtrack, submissions regarding a concert by any artist who appears on these albums will qualify.
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About Lost Highway: Since its inception, Lost Highway has released 80 albums, sold 18 million units, and had 53 Grammy® nominations with 15 wins. Lost Highway was created by Luke Lewis, chairman of Universal Music Group Nashville, who also oversees Mercury and MCA Records Nashville.