This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark

‘This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark’ Album Review

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“This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark” is a must-listen album for fans of roots music and the late, great songwriter Guy Clark. The album features an all-star cast of artists, each putting their own unique spin on Clark’s timeless songs. From the heart-wrenching ballads to the wry, witty storytelling, the album captures the full range of Clark’s songwriting brilliance.

The performances on the album are all top-notch, with Jason Isbell’s fiery rendition of “Desperadoes Waiting for a Train” and Lyle Lovett’s soulful take on “Dublin Blues” standing out as highlights. The album also includes performances from artists such as John Prine, Rodney Crowell, and Steve Earle, all of whom were influenced and inspired by Clark’s songwriting.

The album serves as a fitting tribute to one of the greatest songwriters of our time, and is a must-have for fans of Guy Clark and roots music in general. With a diverse range of styles and interpretations, “This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark” showcases the enduring legacy of Clark’s songwriting and his influence on the music industry.

In addition to paying tribute to Guy Clark’s legacy, the album also serves as a reminder of the importance of preserving and celebrating the roots of American music. As the album’s producer, Tamara Saviano, said in an interview, “Guy’s songs are the soundtrack to our lives, they’re the stories of our lives and they’re the stories of our country.”

This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark track listing:

Volume 1

  1. That Old Time Feeling – Rodney Crowell
  2. Anyhow I Love You – Lyle Lovett
  3. All He Wants Is You – Shawn Colvin
  4. Homeless – Shawn Camp
  5. Broken Hearted People – Ron Sexsmith
  6. Better Days – Rosanne Cash
  7. Desperadoes Waiting For A Train – Willie Nelson
  8. Baby Took A Limo To Memphis – Rosie Flores
  9. Magdalene – Kevin Welch
  10. Instant Coffee Blues – Suzy Bogguss
  11. Homegrown Tomatoes – Ray Wylie Hubbard
  12. Let Him Roll – John Townes Van Zandt II
  13. The Guitar – Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
  14. Cold Dog Soup – James McMurtry
  15. Worry B Gone – Hayes Carll

Volume 2

  1. Dublin Blues – Joe Ely
  2. Magnolia Wind – Emmylou Harris & John Prine
  3. The Last Gunfighter Ballad – Steve Earle
  4. All Through Throwing Good Love After Bad – Verlon Thompson
  5. The Dark – Terri Hendrix
  6. LA Freeway – Radney Foster
  7. The Cape – Patty Griffin
  8. Hemingway’s Whiskey – Kris Kristofferson
  9. Texas Cookin’ – Gary Nicholson, Darrell Scott & Tim O’Brien
  10. Stuff That Works – Jack Ingram
  11. Randall Knife – Vince Gill
  12. Texas 1947 – Robert Earl Keen
  13. Old Friends – Terry Allen
  14. She Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere – The Trishas
  15. My Favorite Picture of You – Jerry Jeff Walker

“This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark” is available on streaming platforms and can also be purchased in physical format. It’s a great addition to your music collection and a perfect way to honor the legacy of one of America’s greatest songwriters.

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