Ruby's Torch

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Ruby's Torch
Studio album by Nanci Griffith
Released 14 November 2006
Genre Folk, country
Length 41:54
Label Rounder
Producer Peter Collins
Nanci Griffith chronology
Hearts in Mind
Ruby's Torch
The Loving Kind
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
The Austin Chronicle 2/5 stars [2]
Manchester Evening News 5/5 stars [3]
No Depression (average) [4]
Q 3/5 stars [5]

Ruby's Torch is a 2006 Nanci Griffith album on Rounder Records. It is a collection of torch songs penned by Griffith and various other artists, including Tom Waits, Jimmy Webb and Donal MacDonagh Long. All the songs are produced with lush backing arrangements from a string orchestra.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "When I Dream" (Sandy Mason) 3:29
  2. "If These Walls Could Speak" (Jimmy Webb) 3:40
  3. "Ruby's Arms" (Tom Waits) 5:28
  4. "Never Be The Sun" (Donal MacDonagh Long) 3:57
  5. "Bluer Than Blue" (Charles Goodrum) 3:18
  6. "Brave Companion Of The Road" (Nanci Griffith) 3:29
  7. "Grapefruit Moon" (Tom Waits) 4:20
  8. "Please Call Me, Baby" (Tom Waits) 4:11
  9. "Late Night Grand Hotel" (Nanci Griffith) 2:53
  10. "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" (David Mann, Bob Hilliard) 2:51
  11. "Drops From The Faucet" (Frank Christian) 4:07


External links[edit]

album at Rounder Records