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Live! From Texas


Download links and information about Live! From Texas by The Derailers. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Rock, Country, Alternative Country, Pop genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 54:33 minutes.

Artist: The Derailers
Release date: 2010
Genre: Rock, Country, Alternative Country, Pop
Tracks: 16
Duration: 54:33
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No. Title Length
1. She Left Me Cold (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 3:53
2. Guaranteed To Satisfy (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 2:37
3. Knee Deep In The Blues (featuring Melvin Endsley) 3:58
4. Lies, Lies, Lies (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 3:42
5. I See My Baby (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 3:28
6. California Angel (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 3:05
7. Who’s Gonna Mow Your Grass (featuring Buck Owens) 2:52
8. You’re My Girl (featuring Don Everly) 2:53
9. Just To Spend The Night With You (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 3:19
10. Cold Beer, Hot Women And Cool Country Music (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 3:04
11. I’m Your Man (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 2:52
12. Hey Valerie! (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 3:55
13. Alone With You (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 3:30
14. Come On (featuring Wynn Stewart) 3:01
15. Scratch My Itch (featuring Brian Hofeldt) 5:06
16. Burning Love (featuring Dennis Linde) 3:18



The Derailers are a honky tonk band, and honky tonk bands were born to play in roadhouses, where they make the audiences swing and sway at the bar and on the dancefloor all night long. So it makes sense for the Derailers to cut an album at one of their shows, and while Live! From Texas isn't the band's first live effort, enough time has passed (and the band has gone though enough changes) since 1997's Live Tracks to justify bringing a recording rig out to the bandstand again. Many Derailers purists still lament the departure of original vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Tony Villanueva, but Live! From Texas demonstrates the Brian Hofeldt-led version of the group sounds as strong and sweet as ever on-stage, and with Hofeldt joined here by Chris Schlotzhauer on guitar and pedal steel, Kevin Smith (not the guy who made Clerks) on bass, Basil McJagger on keyboards, and Scott Matthews on drums, they conjure up a Bakersfield-style twang with a rock & roll swagger as well as anyone plying this trade in the 21st century. The snap of the rhythm section is impressive as the musicians play crying-in-your-beer music you can dance to with aplomb, not always the easiest combination to pull off. The set list leans to tunes penned by Hofeldt, which might be a miscalculation when they dig deep into their back catalog given the strength of Villanueva's material, but this still makes for a good overview of the Derailers' first 15 years playing America's honky tonks, and given the strength of the performances, it's not hard to imagine them doing this for another decade and a half. Chris Kipp's slightly hollow engineering doesn't quite get the full punch of the Derailers' live sound on Live! From Texas, but that's this album's only serious drawback, and if you've ever hoisted a beer or done the two-step while these guys were on the stage, this album will remind you just how much fun the Derailers can be when they're in their stride.