On Air (Chris Whitley album)

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On Air
Whitley onair.jpg
Live album by Chris Whitley
Released October 20, 2008
Recorded September 8, 2003
Genre Rock
Length 1:14:46
Label Tradition & Moderne
Producer Radio Bremen
Chris Whitley chronology
Dislocation Blues
(2007)
On Air
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
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On Air is the fifteenth album by singer-songwriter and guitarist Chris Whitley and his second live album. The performance is a compilation of songs from a selection of Whitley's past albums (Living with the Law (1991), Terra Incognita (1997), Dirt Floor (1998), Perfect Day (2000), Rocket House (2001), Pigs Will Fly (soundtrack) (2003), and Hotel Vast Horizon (2003)) and three new covers.

It was produced by Radio Bremen and recorded for 'Sparkasse in concert' on September 8, 2003 at Radio Bremen Sendesaal in Bremen, Germany by the Radio Bremen recording crew.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Chris Whitley unless otherwise noted.

  1. "The Old Man and Me" (J. J. Cale) – 3:55
  2. "Drifting" (Jimi Hendrix) – 2:44
  3. "Kick the Stones" – 4:02
  4. "Clear Blue Sky" – 5:07
  5. "Light Rain" (traditional) – 4:07
  6. "She's Alright" (McKinley MorganfieldMuddy Waters) – 4:23
  7. "New Lost World" – 4:07
  8. "To Joy (Revolution of the Innocents)" (Chris Whitley and Tony Mangurian) – 4:41
  9. "The Crystal Ship" (John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek and Jim MorrisonThe Doors) - 3:22
  10. "4th Time Around" (Bob Dylan) – 4:09
  11. "Vertical Desert" – 4:00
  12. "Hotel Vast Horizon" – 4:00
  13. "Scrapyard Lullaby" – 4:16
  14. "Phone Call from Leavenworth" – 4:42
  15. "From a Photograph" – 3:44
  16. "Shadowland" – 4:35
  17. "Well...All Right" (Jerry Allison, Charles Hardin Holly, Joe Benson Mauldin, and Norman PettyThe Crickets) – 4:05
  18. "Velocity Girl" – 4:57

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