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Jackson Browne Concert Setlist at Konserthuset, Stockholm on June 28, 1982

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Assisted by saxophonist and singers the Immortals they recorded the band's debut album simply called Mink DeVille in the U. Before I knew it, I was performing on the awards show with. For this album, DeVille penned two more songs with Doc Pomus. Willy DeVille Live was a number one record in. After his move to in 1988, he helped spark the of classic New Orleans.

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Obituary

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Big Easy Fantasy presents live recordings of the playing with legends and and remixes from the sessions. The first in a series of Mink re-issues, pick this up before it goes out of print. Thank goodness I still have my original copy. Mink DeVille's last album, , was recorded for in 1985. He was just a tremendous talent; a true artist in the sense that he never compromised. Front- man William Borsey Jr. Retrieved March 8, 2019 — via robertchristgau.

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Jackson Browne Concert Setlist at Konserthuset, Stockholm on June 28, 1982

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He then recorded two albums for , 1981's —on which Jack Nitzsche returned as producer—and 1983's. . On the cover, DeVille wore a Native American headdress and breastplate. The band's follow-up album, 1978 , continued in the same vein as , except that Willy DeVille and producers Nitzsche and Steve Douglas employed string arrangements on several songs. I was performing in Europe and I was doing great without one. They had but that wasn't my thing. The album cover includes a quote dated March 13, 1978 about the band by member , who would later co-write songs with Willy DeVille: Mink DeVille knows the truth of a city street and the courage in a ghetto love song.

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MINK DEVILLE

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DeVille hired to supervise , and he dismissed the members of the band except for guitarist in favor of new musicians: Kenny Margolis, bass , Ron Tutt drums and, once again, Steve Douglas saxophone , who also served as producer. One of the most formidable and intimidating was Mink DeVille. Except for saxophonist Louis Cortelezzi, none of the musicians had played with Willy DeVille before. Willy DeVille died of pancreatic cancer in August 2009 at 58 years of age. I traveled all around the country for a couple of years, looking for musicians who had heart, instead of playing 20-minute guitar solos, which is pure ego.

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MINK DEVILLE

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Beginning in 1987 with the album , DeVille began recording and touring under his own name. For this album the band was joined by member on sax and on piano, who would later collaborate with leadsinger after his move to. In 2004, DeVille returned to Los Angeles to record , his third album with producer John Philip Shenale. She loved to fight and pull knives out. . He worked with collaborators from across the spectrum of contemporary music, including , , , , , and.

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Jackson Browne Concert Setlist at Konserthuset, Stockholm on June 28, 1982

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You have cut no corners with these--they are worth every cent and more. While his punk-roadhouse fusion sailed over the heads of many at home, his approach inspired many British pop invaders of the 1980s, including , and. I've been addicted for twenty years, okay? After her suicide in 2001, he married Nina Lagerwall daughter of , his third wife, who he met in New York in August 2000. DeVille is a magnetic performer, but his macho stage presence camouflages an acute musical intelligence; his songs and arrangements are rich in ethnic rhythms and blues echoes, the most disparate stylistic references, yet they flow seamlessly and hang together solidly. At the time I didn't want one. I was ready for the scrapheap.

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‎Mink DeVille on Apple Music

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About six or seven months later, I was half asleep when the phone rang. With guest spots by Dr. At age 17, he married Susan Berle, also known as Toots. Review These are even greater than I had expected! Return to Magenta continued in the vein of the first album, with a mixture of rock, , , and Latin rhythms. .

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Willy DeVille discography

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And the harsh reality in his voice and phrasing is yesterday, today, and tomorrow — timeless in the same way that loneliness, no money, and troubles find each other and never quit for a minute. When I heard that voice, I said, 'Man I gotta sound like that. The same year, DeVille persuaded the band members to try their luck in after spotting an ad in inviting bands to audition. Cleaner, sharper and in your face. New York: De Capo Press; p.

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Willy DeVille discography

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I brought in the rhythm section of on a couple of cuts. . I was on crutches and on a cane for about three years and I couldn't go anywhere or do anything. I was getting very gun-shy about labels. The song was about the same subject matter as the film, so we submitted it to Reiner and he loved it. . Guitarist Fast Floyd and keyboard player Ritch Colbert stayed behind in San Francisco, and after arriving in New York, the band hired guitarist , whose sensibilities helped shape the Mink DeVille's sound.

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