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Wayne Scott - This Weary Way

This Weary Way

Wayne Scott

FLR-05

Available from Darrell Scott's web site.

A review written for the Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
by Mike Jurkovic
(rnrcurmudgeon@yahoo.com)

Wizened and weathered, This Weary Way is son Darrell Scott's great gift to his dad, who at the age of 71, is releasing his debut recording.

This Weary Way consists of eleven originals and two emphatic covers (Dorsey Dixon's Crash On the Highway and Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison Blues) written along life's ruddy road. Tough and tender as age decides and demands and sounding at times like The Man In Black himself, Scott sings/speaks about life, love, spiritually and the common universe we all share. With son Darrell producing and playing all sorts of string instruments, musicians include Dirk Powell on fiddle and Dan Dugmore on pedal steel. Listen my children and you will hear a life that has made life work in such songs as Sunday With My Son, Since Jesus Came Into My Heart, Sinner and The Writer.

Track List:

  • It's The Whiskey That Eases The Pain
  • Sunday With My Son
  • The Writer
  • Sinner
  • This Weary Way
  • I Wouldn't Live In Harlan County
  • When It's Raining After Midnight
  • In The Mountains
  • My Last Bottle Of Wine
  • Crash On The Highway
  • Since Jesus Came Into My Heart
  • What I Really Need Is You
  • Folsom Prison Blues
Produced by: Darrell Scott

Edited by: David N. Pyles
(dnpyles@acousticmusic.com)

Copyright 2005, Peterborough Folk Music Society.
This review may be reprinted with prior permission and attribution.

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