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Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Mark Twain: Words & Music is a double-CD with a 40-page booklet of liner notes telling Twain's life in spoken word in song. Voices on this project include Jimmy Buffett (as Huck Finn), Garrison Keillor (as the narrator), Clint Eastwood (as Mark Twain), and Angela Lovell (as Susy Clemens). There are 14 story segments and 13 corresponding songs performed by Emmylou Harris, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent, Bradley Walker, Carl Jackson, The Church Sisters, Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley, Marty Raybon, Val Storey, Vince Gill, Joe Diffie, and Ricky Skaggs. Grammy Award-winner Carl Jackson produced the project as a benefit for the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Missouri to commemorate 2010, the 100th anniversary of Twain's death and 175th anniversary of his birth.

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  1. Mark Twain: Words & Music
    $9.99

    Disc 1:

    1. Hello Yourself, And See How You Like It... - Jimmy Buffett, Clint Eastwood, Garrison Keillor
    2. When Halley Came To Jackson - Emmylou Harris
    3. Hannibal, Missouri, Where My Boyhood Was Spent... - Garrison Keillor, Clint Eastwood, Jimmy Buffett
    4. Better Times A' Comin' - Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
    5. He Agreed To Teach Me The Mississippi River... - Garrison Keillor, Clint Eastwood, Jimmy Buffett
    6. Run Mississippi - Rhonda Vincent
    7. Several Years Of Variegated Vagabondizing... - Clint Eastwood, Garrison Keillor, Jimmy Buffett
    8. A Cowboy In His Soul - Bradley Walker
    9. It Liberates The Vandal To Travel... - Garrison Keillor and Clint Eastwood
    10. Safe Water - Carl Jackson
    11. You Ain't Ever To Love Anybody But Me... - Garrison Keillor and Clint Eastwood
    12. I Wandered By A Brookside - The Church Sisters
    13. It Was A Mighty Nice Family... - Garrison Keillor, Clint Eastwood, Angela Love
    14. Beautiful Dreamer - Sheryl Crow

    Disc 2:

    1. Don't Scrunch Up Like That, Huckleberry... - Garrison Keillor, Clint Eastwood, Jimmy Buffett
    2. Huck Finn Blues - Brad Paisley
    3. The Crows Would Gather On The Railing And Talk About Me... - Garrison Keillor and Clint Eastwood
    4. Indian Crow - Marty Raybon
    5. So Wounded, So Broken–Hearted... - Garrison Keillor and Clint Eastwood
    6. Love Is On Our Side - Val Storey
    7. Wheresoever She Was, There Was Eden... - Garrison Keillor and Clint Eastwood
    8. I Know You By Heart - Vince Gill
    9. My Concsience Got To Stiring Me Up Hotter Than Ever... - Garrison Keillor, Clint Eastwood, Jimmy Buffett
    10. Ink - Joe Diffie
    11. The Report Of My Death Was An Exaggeration... - Garrison Keillor, Clint Eastwood, Jimmy Buffett
    12. Comet Ride - Ricky Skaggs
    13. The Truth, Mainly... - Garrison Keillor and Jimmy Buffett

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