Slaid Cleaves
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We lost Bill Morrissey last year - did you ever play together or discuss plans for a recording project?


Slaid Cleaves responded on 05/08/2012
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Slaid performed at a festival with Bill. They did a workshop together as an "in the round" with the theme being The Saddest Song I Ever Heard. Slaid said Bill won hands down with a song about his dog.

-Karen

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No Question, just happy praise. Listening to Sorrow & Smoke - got it for Christmas - THANKS! Wish you'd come back to Northern NJ.

ray


Slaid Cleaves responded on 05/08/2012
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Hey Ray:

Slaid has a show next month in Lakewood Township, NJ...hope that's close enough for you to make the show!

Karen

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Slaid is the Ribbon of Highway show available on D.V.D. and if not why not, You have some greats numbers in it.
Peter Cork Ireland


Slaid Cleaves responded on 05/08/2012
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The show has been recorded and is available on a live double cd...you can purchase it online at www.Slaid.com

-Karen

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Atlanta is an awfully nice place. Tons of displaced Texans here. Heck, Kinky Friedman filled a venue! Come see us, brother.


Slaid Cleaves responded on 05/08/2012
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Slaid plays Eddie's Attic in Decatur almost yearly...he has a tentative date in September. Keep your eyes on www.slaid.com/blog1/tour for all of Slaid's tour dates.

Karen

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Karen,What motivated Slaid to write/perform "Working Stiff"? It hits home for a schlep like me. (Sad as that is) It's great when a song makes you THINK of whiskey without referencing whiskey...


Slaid Cleaves responded on 05/08/2012
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Melvern Taylor wrote the song "Working Stiff". Slaid saw Melvern perform it and really liked it, so he decided to record it on his album of all covers of friends songs "Unsung".

-Karen

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when are you coming back to the uk


Slaid Cleaves responded on 05/08/2012
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No plans for 2012, so most likely 2013.

-Karen

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How soon can we expect your new greatest hit "I love you more then Texas" to become available on CD? LOL. Saw you at the Mucky Duck and it was great!


Slaid Cleaves responded on 05/08/2012
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We're hoping that Slaid will record that song soon and we'll release as a single.

Thanks!
Karen

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What brand of strings do you use, and how often do you replace them?


Slaid Cleaves responded on 03/11/2012
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I believe Slaid uses D'Addario meduim strings.

Hope that helps.

Karen

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I just heard Hiway 9 by Eliza Gilkyson. Awesome harmony vocals, Slaid! When will you next be in San Antonio?


Slaid Cleaves responded on 03/11/2012
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Working on it!

You can find all of Slaid's tour dates at:

http://www.slaid.com/blog1/tour

-Karen

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I just wanted to say that I really enjoyed Sorrow & Smoke C D And looking forward to the next one. Hope its soon. Any plans for tour this summer?


Slaid Cleaves responded on 03/08/2012
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Glad you're enjoying the latest cd.

All of Slaid's tour dates can be found on his website:

http://www.slaid.com/blog1/tour

Hope you get a chance to make it to a show or two!

- Karen