Lucky the Man

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Lucky the Man
Wizz Jones Lucky The Man.jpg
Studio album by Wizz Jones
Released 2001
Recorded 1998 to 2000
Genre Folk, folk rock
Length 46:10
Label Scenescof (USA), Hux
Producer Wizz Jones, Andy le Vien, Charles Reynolds
Wizz Jones chronology
Through the Fingers
(2001)Through the Fingers2001
Lucky the Man'
Young Fashioned Ways
(2004)Young Fashioned Ways2004
Alternative cover (extended reissue on Hux Records)
Cover for "Lucky the Man" (extended reissue)
Cover for "Lucky the Man" (extended reissue)

Lucky the Man is the 2001 studio album by the British folk guitarist, singer and songwriter Wizz Jones. The album was re-released on CD in 2007, with additional tracks, on the Hux label; this issue comes with a 12-page booklet including extensive notes, personal comments from Wizz on each of the bonus tracks, plus rare photographs from Jones' personal archive.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Weeping Willow Blues" (Blind Boy Fuller)
  2. "Sermonette" (Nat and Julian Adderley)
  3. "Lucky the Man" (Wizz Jones)
  4. "Paris" (Clive Palmer, arr. Wizz Jones)
  5. "Omie Wise "(trad, arr. Wizz Jones)
  6. "Mountain Rain" (Archie Fisher)
  7. "In Stormy Weather" (Al Jones)
  8. "Another Summertime" (Wizz Jones)
  9. "Lullaby of Battersea" (Wizz Jones)
  10. "Roving Cowboy (Ballad of Dan Moody)" (Mike Smith)
  11. "Funny (But I Still Love You)" (Ray Charles)
  12. "Blues Run the Game" (Jackson C. Frank)
  13. "Would You Like to Take a Walk?" (Mort Dixon, Billy Rode, Harry Warren)

Additional tracks on 2007 CD release[edit]

14. "About A Spoonful" (Mance Lipscomb)
15. "Dark Eyed Gypsies" (trad. arr. Jones)
16. "Moving On Song" (Ewan MacColl)
17. "Planet Without A Plan" (Wizz Jones)
18. "Sugar For Sugar" (Richard "Rabbit" Brown)†

with Ramblin' Jack Elliott, previously unissued


Label details[edit]

2001 issue[edit]

  • Label = Scenescof (USA)
  • Catalogue # = SCOFCD1009 (CD); SCOFLP1009 (limited edition vinyl LP)

2007 issue[edit]

  • Label: Hux Records
  • Catalogue # = HUX094


  • Producers: Wizz Jones, Andy le Vien, Charles Reynolds
  • Recording Engineer: Andy le Vien
  • Mixing: unknown
  • Photography: Dave Peabody, Robert Wilbraham, Charles Reynolds, Simeon Jones
  • Liner Notes: unknown