Tom Russell -- Santa Ana Wind By Amanda on September 10, 2009 6:24 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)
Download MP3: Santa Ana Wind.mp3
As even cursory readers of this blog may know, I am a big Tom Russell fan and have been very much looking forward to the new album, not the least because it might be the catalyst for him to actually tour Australia sometime.
"Santa Ana Wind" is a pretty classic Russell song where the historical and mythical American west meet, a grand stage for the doing of love and art and death. And as always his voice is like the wind itself, hot, dry and surging. I'm also a big believer that mariachi horns improve any song.
As I have mentioned several times on the blog before, Tom has been posting reflections on each of the songs from the new album, here's the one of Santa Ana Wind.
Tom Russell (vocals)
Gretchen Peters (vocals)
Joey Burns (Spanish guitars, bass)
John Convertino (drums)
Barry Walsh (Wurlitzer, piano)
Craig Schumacher (percussion)
Jacob Valenzuela (trumpets)
Nick Luka (steel guitar)