Flower of Avalon

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Flower of Avalon
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Studio album by Tracy Grammer
Released April 26, 2005
Genre Folk
Singer-songwriter
Length mm:ss
Label Signature Sounds
Producer John Jennings
Tracy Grammer chronology
The Verdant Mile
(2004)
Flower of Avalon
(2005)
Seven is the Number
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Acoustic Guitar (favorable)[1]
Dirty Linen (favorable)[2]
FAME (favorable)[3] link
Kevin McCarthy (favorable)[4] link
Music Matters (favorable)[5] link
No Depression (favorable)[6]
Rambles (favorable)[7] link
Sing Out! (favorable)[8]

Flower of Avalon is a 2005 album by American folk singer Tracy Grammer. This was her first full solo album following the death of Dave Carter in 2002. The recording offered Grammer's take on nine previously unrecorded songs written by Carter and one traditional tune. The album was very well received in reviews and was the most played album in 2005 on the Folk Radio Airplay Chart.[9]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shadows of Evangeline" (Carter) – 3:57
  2. "Gypsy Rose" (Carter) – 5:03
  3. "Laughlin Boy" (Jolliff, Traditional) – 4:26
  4. "Hard to Make It (Carter) – 3:35
  5. "Hey Ho" (Carter) – 3:49
  6. "Mother, I Climbed" (Carter) – 5:46
  7. "Preston Miller" (Carter) – 4:41
  8. "Winter When He Goes" (Carter) – 5:01
  9. "Phantom Doll" (Carter) – 4:07
  10. "Any Way I Do" (Carter) – 4:40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tracy Grammer - Flower of Avalon by Mike Thomas, Acoustic Guitar, 152, August, 2005
  2. ^ "Recordings: Flower of Avalon" by Lahri Bond, Dirty Linen, # 118, June–July 2005, p. 60 (link subscription required)
  3. ^ Review: Flower of Avalon by Michael Devlin, Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
  4. ^ Review: Flower of Avalon, Kevin McCarthy's Celtic & Folk Music CD Reviews
  5. ^ Review: Flower of Avalon by Michael Delvin, Music Matters Review
  6. ^ No Depression May/June, 2005
  7. ^ Review: Flower of Avalon by , Rambles, cultural arts magazine
  8. ^ "Off the Beaten Track: Flower of Avalon" by Ronald Lankford Jr., Sing Out!, Vol. 49, # 4, Winter 2006, p. (link subscription required)
  9. ^ Top Albums of 2005 according to playlists submitted to FolkDJ-L

External links[edit]

  • Music page at official Tracy Grammer web site (lyrics and sound samples)