Nile, Willie

Nile W A Rocker otr 2

Probably my favorite Flying Horses cover so far.

Nile W A Rocker otr disc

Nile W A Rocker otr b

Flying Horses lbl side 1

Source: WNEW-FM broadcast from The Bottom Line, New York, 26 April 1980

01 -intro-
02 Vagabond Moon
03 Old Men Sleeping On The Bowery
04 Les Champs Elysees
05 Across The River
06 I Ain’t Waiting
07 I Like The Way
08 That’s The Reason
09 -band intros-
10 She’s So Cold
11 They’ll Build A Statue Of You
12 It’s All Over
13 Stood Up
14 Sing Me A Song
15 Dear Lord
16 Hide Your Love

Willie Nile – vocals, guitar, piano
Clay Barnes – guitar
Peter Hoffman – guitar
Fred Smith – bass
Jay Dee Daugherty – drums

The bootleg has:

A1 Vagabond Moon     4:00
A2 Old Men Sleeping On The Bowery     3:20
A3 [Les] Champs Elisées     3:00
A4 Across The River     3:40
A5 I’m Not Waiting  [sic]   2:40
A6 I Like The Way     4:00
A7 That’s The Reason     2:25
B1 They’ll Build A Statue Of You     4:00
B2 It’s All Over     3:30
B3 Still Up  [sic]   2:40
B4 Pretty Baby [Sing Me A Song?]    5:10
B5 Dear Lord     3:20
B6 Hide Your Love     2:00

It seems that only “She’s so cold” is missing.

“Willie Nile (born Robert Anthony Noonan on June 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter. In 1980 Nile released his self-titled debut album which according to one critic remains “one of the most thrilling post-Byrds folk-rock albums of all time”. [wikipedia]
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