35 tracks. Solo and as producer. Includes 5 demos from 1955/6. Jasmine.
The late Lee Hazlewood is one of R&R and Pop’s most iconic cult figures, with a huge reputation as a producer, songwriter and singer. This 35-track compilation presents an eclectic selection of rarities, juxtaposed alongside a handful of his early hits. Hazelwood’s early productions are particularly collectable, notably his own recordings. Included herein are his five earliest known demo’s, from 1955/56, which highlight his distinctive, resonant baritone.
Also included are the sides he recorded billed as Mark Robinson and The Shacklefords, plus his near-legendary ‘Girl On Death Row’. Apart from Hazlewood himself, featured artists include Duane Eddy, Sanford Clark, Al Casey, Ray Sharpe, The Sharps, Barbara Dane and Ramona King. This compilation is a mandatory purchase for all Lee Hazlewood collectors/completists.