Whites Off Earth Now!!

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Whites Off Earth Now!!
Studio album by Cowboy Junkies
Released 1986
Recorded June 28, 1986
Genre Blues, Blues rock
Length 42:02
Label Latent Recordings
Producer Peter Moore
Cowboy Junkies chronology
Whites Off Earth Now!!
The Trinity Session
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Whites Off Earth Now!! is a 1986 album by Cowboy Junkies. It was the band's debut album, and is composed almost entirely of rock and blues covers. Only one song, "Take Me", is an original song by the band.

It establishes the spare country blues sound that took the band to international fame with their next album, 1988's The Trinity Session. Due to the success of The Trinity Session this album has received far less critical attention over the years.

The album was released on Latent Records in 1986, and rereleased internationally on RCA Records in 1991. On March 27, 2007 audiophile label Mobile Fidelity reissued the album on SACD and high density vinyl.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shining Moon" – 4:03, written by Lightnin' Hopkins
  2. "State Trooper" – 4:25, written by Bruce Springsteen
  3. "Me and the Devil Blues" – 4:21, written by Robert Johnson
  4. "Decoration Day" – 3:53, written by John Lee Hooker
  5. "Baby Please Don't Go" – 5:03, written by Big Joe Williams
  6. "I'll Never Get Out of These Blues Alive" – 6:23, written by John Lee Hooker
  7. "Take Me" – 2:29, written by Margo Timmins and Michael Timmins
  8. "Forgive Me" – 5:25, written by John Lee Hooker
  9. "Crossroads" – 6:18, written by Robert Johnson


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