Various Artists

If You're Going To The City: A Tribute To Mose Allison

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2LP/2CD : Both the CD and LP packaging will include a DVD copy of Paul Bernay’s 2005 documentary on Mose Allison titled "Ever Since I Stole The Blues", originally produced for the BBC.

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Mose Allison's singular style - a unique blend of jazz and blues, his incisive humour, and knack for distilling deep themes into simple potent lyrics made him a major influence on a generation of musicians. It didn’t take much convincing for the producers to bring a host of top artists onboard, including Elvis Costello, Iggy Pop, Fiona Apple, Tah Mahal, Ben Harper, Frank Black, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne and more. Each artist chose a favorite Mose Allison song to interpret. 


1. Taj Mahal – Your Mind Is On Vacation
2. Robbie Fulks – My Brain
3. Jackson Browne – If You Live
4. The Tippo Allstars featuring Fiona Apple – Your Molecular Structure
5. Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite – Nightclub
6. Chrissie Hynde – Stop This World
7. Iggy Pop – If You’re Going to the City
8. Bonnie Raitt – Everybody’s Crying Mercy
9. Loudon Wainwright III – Ever Since the World Ended
10. Richard Thompson – Parchman Farm
11. Peter Case – I Don’t Worry About A Thing
12. Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin – Wild Man On the Loose
13. Anything Mose! – The Way of the World
14. Frank Black – Numbers On Paper
15. Amy Allison with Elvis Costello – Monsters of the Id