Early Recordings (My Morning Jacket album series)

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Early Recordings
Chapter2sandworth.jpg
Compilation album by My Morning Jacket
Released The Sandworm Cometh – November 15, 2004
Learning – November 23, 2004
Recorded 1997–1999[1]
Genre Indie rock, psychedelic rock, neo-psychedelia, southern rock
Length 39:58 (Chapter 1)
53:09 (Chapter 2)
Label Darla
Producer Jim James
My Morning Jacket chronology
Acoustic Citsuoca
(2004)
Early Recordings
(2004)
Z
(2005)
Learning
Album cover of Chapter 2: Learning album
Album cover of Chapter 2: Learning album
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
The Sandworm Cometh: AllMusic4/5 stars link
Learning: AllMusic4/5 stars link

Early Recordings is a compilation album series by Louisville, Kentucky rock band My Morning Jacket. It was released in 2004 on Darla Records. The two constituent albums, called chapters, are called The Sandworm Cometh and Learning respectively. Danny Cash created the graphic design to both albums and played bass and keyboard on the second. J. Glenn performed drums for the series and Johnny Quaid played guitar. "Two-Tone" Tommy played bass for the first album, but Quaid took over for the second.

The Sandworm Cometh[edit]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jim James, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Weeks Go by Like Days" 4:16
2."What Will I Do?" 1:35
3."White Rabbit" (Jefferson Airplane cover)Grace Slick2:29
4."Downtown" 1:36
5."I Just Wanted to Be Your Friend" 2:29
6."Time Never Gets" 1:43
7."They Ran" (Acoustic) 3:34
8."Evelyn" (Be-Mixed) 2:31
9."Isobella"/"The What Umbrella" 3:04
10."Josta Dreams and Bitter Hands" 1:41
11."Sleep Walk"/"Olde Sept. Blues (Ga-Ed Out)" (Santo & Johnny cover ("Sleep Walk"))Johnny Farina, Santo Farina ("Sleep Walk")5:44
12."When Will They Come?" 2:17
13."Somebody Cares About the Maestro" 2:01
14."Rocket Man" (Elton John cover)Elton John, Bernie Taupin4:59
Total length:39:58

All tracks on "The Sandworm Cometh" were performed by Jim James except for "Weeks Go by Like Days", which included Johnny Quaid on guitar, Two Tone Tommy on bass, and J. Glenn on drums.

Learning[edit]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jim James, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Tonite I Want 2 Celebrate W/ You!" 2:26
2."Just One Thing" (demo) 2:32
3."Take My Breath Away" (Berlin cover)Giorgio Moroder, Tom Whitlock5:57
4."West End Girls" (Pet Shop Boys cover)Chris Lowe, Neil Tennant5:34
5."Dream a Little Dream of Me" (cover of The Mamas & The Papas version)Fabian Andre, Gus Kahn, Wilbur Schwandt4:28
6."Death Is the Easy Way" (demo) 3:13
7."Bermuda Hwy" (live) 3:35
8."Nothing 2 Me" 3:04
9."I Won't Cry!" 2:26
10."Why Don't U Love Me" (Hank Williams cover)Hank Williams4:08
11."That Someone Else Was You" 2:12
12."Tyrone" (Erykah Badu cover)Erykah Badu, Norman Hurt5:12
13."I Will Be There When You Die/Sunrides and the Girls Scream" (live) 5:15
14."Good Nights and Happy Trails!!!!!" 3:07
Total length:53:09

Personnel[edit]

  • J. Glenn – drums
  • Johnny Quaid – guitar
  • Two-Tone Tommy – bass

References[edit]

External links[edit]