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The Sun and the Earth - The Essential Stevie Salas, Vol. 1

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Download links and information about The Sun and the Earth - The Essential Stevie Salas, Vol. 1 by Stevie Salas Colorcode. This album was released in 2007 and it belongs to Rock, Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Heavy Metal genres. It contains 26 tracks with total duration of 01:47:06 minutes.

Artist: Stevie Salas Colorcode
Release date: 2007
Genre: Rock, Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Heavy Metal
Tracks: 26
Duration: 01:47:06
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Tell Your Story Walkin' 4:03
2. Pumpin It Up 3:47
3. The Grooveline 4:11
4. The Harder They Come 4:54
5. Cover Me In Noise 3:34
6. Kickback 2:52
7. Two Bullets and a Gun 4:30
8. Start Again 4:25
9. Free Up 3:20
10. Crackstar 4:18
11. Hots On for Nowhere 3:56
12. Hoochie Toad 2:54
13. I Once Was There 4:37
14. Blind 4:48
15. May God Bless You 4:35
16. Just Like That 3:48
17. Amelia 4:30
18. I'm Missing You 2:31
19. You and I 4:33
20. Soul Ecstacy 5:12
21. I Was Made to Love Her 5:57
22. Indian Chief 3:38
23. A Dedication to You 5:10
24. Trail of Tears 2:24
25. Shake This Town 4:27
26. Indian Friends 4:12

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Since he's spent most of his career as either a hired gun or a session guitarist for a large and impressive list of renowned artists, Stevie Salas never truly got the recognition he deserves. But as evidenced throughout his first ever compilation, 2007's Sun and the Earth, Vol. 1, Salas is indeed one of the more versatile guitarists on the rock scene. For proof of this, all you have to do is take a look at the special guests who drop by: Jerry Cantrell, Bootsy Collins, Mike Garson, Sass Jordan, Ivan Neville, and Ronnie Wood, among others. Expectedly, the music is a smorgasbord of styles — "Tell Your Story Walkin" encompasses both funk and pop, "Cover Me in Noise" features some Jon Bon Jovi-esque vocals, "Hoochie Toad" would fit on a Red Hot Chili Peppers album, while "A Dedication to You" is a psychedelia-tinged tune. Elsewhere, you'll find a faithful cover of one of Led Zeppelin's most underrated rockers, "Hots on for Nowhere," while Cantrell's guest spot on "Soul Ecstasy" is a surprise (as it's a clean, laid-back Prince-esque pop ditty, not the detuned metal riffing you'd expect from the Alice in Chains' guitarist). Instead of having to sift through Salas' extensive discography, Sun and the Earth, Vol. 1 is a fine sampler/taster of this oft-overlooked guitarist.