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Fire Dream

Fire Dream

J.D. Wilkes

Released: 02/16/2018

Catalog #: BLM0546

  • Vinyl $ 19.00
  • CD $ 13.00
Imagine a sideshow blowing in on a Caribbean gale, only to land smack dab in a Kentucky junkyard. Then, and only then, might a listener begin to picture a suitable setting for Fire Dream, the latest solo album by musician/novelist J.D. Wilkes. 

Backed by an all-star cast of the South's most eclectic musicians (including members of both The Squirrel Nut Zippers and the Drive-By Truckers!), Wilkes crafts a soundscape of his homeland's varied voices. 

From the old-time music of Appalachia to the Cajun, jazz and island music of the Creole nether-glades, Fire Dream charters the listener on a journey... a journey, as it turns out, that has led only deeper into J.D.'s storied psyche

1. Fire Dream
2. Down in the Hidey Hole
3. Moonbottle
4. Hoboes Are My Heroes
5. Wild Bill Jones
6. Walk Between the Raindrops
7. Starlings, KY
8. Bible, Candle and a Skull
9. Rain and Snow
10. That's What They Say