9 thoughts on “ Down River - David Ackles - Five & Dime (CD, Album)

  1. Jan 01,  · The CD features seven covers of Ackles tunes from his previous albums by the likes of Harry Belafonte, The Hollies, Spooky Tooth, Juliee Driscoll, and Brian Auger & The Trinity. Frankly, Ackles, despite regarding himself as a songwriter, sings them best. They're generally good cover versions, but Ackles was the master at interpreting his songs/5(9).
  2. The CD features seven covers of Ackles tunes from his previous albums by the likes of Harry Belafonte, The Hollies, Spooky Tooth, Juliee Driscoll, and Brian Auger & The Trinity. Frankly, Ackles, despite regarding himself as a songwriter, sings them best. They're generally good cover versions, but Ackles was the master at interpreting his songs/5(10).
  3. Down River: 14 David Ackles: Five & Dime ‎ (CD, Album, RE) Floating World Records: FLOATM Europe: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r] Release. Edit Release All Versions of this Release New Submission. Add to Collection /5(5).
  4. Five & Dime is more a collection of miniatures, still drawn with Ackles ' customary eye for detail and sung in his rich, knowing voice. Its pleasures are more subtle than those in the expansive American Gothic, but no less real. (And "Surf's Down," complete with harmonies by Dean Torrance of Jan & Dean, is the wickedest beach music parody since "Back In The U.S.S.R.")8/
  5. The titles used on this release come from the front cover art. Track 5 "The Berry Tree" is titled "Berry Tree" on the lyric sheet and the label of the original release David Ackles - Five & Dime. Track 7 "Run, Pony, Run" is titled "Run Pony Run" on the lyric sheet and the label of the original release David Ackles - Five & Dime.4/5(1).
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  8. This album contains 'Down River', which was covered around the time by several acts, including Spooky Tooth, and it is one of the saddest, most melancholic songs you'll ever hear. It's about a bloke who goes to jail, and on his release meets up with his old girlfriend, who has now moved on, /5(16).
  9. David Thomas Ackles (February 20, – March 2, ) was an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and child actor. He recorded four albums between and Describing Ackles' style in , critic Colin McElligatt wrote, "An unlikely clash of anachronistic show business and modern-day lyricism deeply informs his recorded output.

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