Roadsongs is a live album by southern rock group The Derek Trucks Band.
It was recorded at West Park in Chicago on the 8th and 9th April 2009.
Songs On The Derek Trucks Band Roadsongs
- I’ll Find My Way – 6:16 (originally on the studio album Songlines)
- Down In The Flood – 6:21 (Already Free)
- Sailing On – 5:28 (Songlines)
- Get What You Deserve – 3:58 (Already Free)
- Days Is Almost Gone – 5:25 (Already Free)
- Already Free – 5:35 (Already Free)
- Afro Blue – 14:31 (Soul Serenade)
- I Know – 6:54 (Already Free)
- Down Don’t Bother Me – 5:17 (Already Free)
- Don’t Miss Me – 5:24 (Already Free)
- Rastaman Chant – 11:14 (Soul Serenade)
- Key To The Highway – 6:22 (a cover of the Boozy/Seger song on the Derek & the Dominos studio album Layla)
- Get Out My Life Woman/Who Knows – 12:44 (medley of songs by Hendrix and Toussaint)
- Anyday – 9:27(a cover of the Clapton/Whitlock song on the Derek & the Dominos studio album Layla)
Seven songs from the previous Derek Trucks Band album Already Free, which won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album. I can’t imagine complaining about well performed songs from Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, which is probably my favourite blues rock studio album.
Playing on the album are:
Mike Mattison – Vocals
Derek Trucks – Guitar
Kofi Burbridge – Keyboards, Flute, Vocals
Todd Smallie – Bass, Vocals
Yonrico Scott – Drums, Vocals
Count Mbutu – Percussion, Vocals
Plus a small horn section of:
Mace Hibbard – Saxophone
Kevin Hyde – Trombone
Paul Garrett – Trumpet
It is available from Amazon.com – Amazon.co.uk – iTunes – eBay
What do you think?
Do you think this is the best live album by Derek Trucks?
I’ve included it in the poll to find the best southern rock live albums.