The jazz and blues piano legend Allison died late in Moses 2016, only a few days after his 89 th birthday. Within the three years since, Fats Possum Data has assembled all-star tribute to Allison, which is at this time.
If you will town contributions from a number of large names like Richard Thompson, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, Chrissie Hynde, and Loudon Wainwright III. Forward of its launch, we heard tracks from Iggy Pop, Frank Black, Jackson Browne, and Taj Mahal. Now that the comp is out, we’re additionally graced with one in all music’s treasured treats: a brand new Fiona Apple recording.
Apple has been pleasantly lively in shocking, idiosyncratic methods this yr: protecting the Waterboys for The Affair , contributing an authentic Halloween music Bob’s Burgers , guesting on a King Princess monitor, protecting the Seashore Boys alongside Jakob Dylan for the Echo In The Canyon documentary . And now she’s teamed with the Tippo Allstars on a jaunty cowl of Allison’s “Your Molecular Structure.”
Who’re the Tippo Allstars, you may ask? They’re certainly all-star bands, named for Allison’s hometown of Tippo, Mississippi. Benmont Tench on piano, Fred Tackett on electrical guitar, David Garza on nylon string guitar, Sebastian Steinberg on bass, and Don Heffington on drums. They’re on the monitor beneath.
If You’re Going To The Metropolis is out now by way of Fats Possum.