MUSIC NEWS - With Mom's Day behind us, it's time to move on to Dads, and 429 Records has announced their June 2, 2009 release of a collection of songs (full track list after the break) newly recorded by the sons & daughters of legendary musicians titled, A SONG FOR MY FATHER. The 14 song set featuring artists such as Salvador Santana, Devon Allman (Honeytribe) , Gunnar and Matthew Nelson, A.J. Croce, Ben Taylor, Sarah Lee Guthrie and others offering up a moving interpretation of their fathers' classic songs. The offspring offer a unique and intimate spin on familiar material made famous by their legendary dads in new performances connecting great songs between two generations. A SONG FOR MY FATHER offers a rare insight into the songs and the people who created them as they've chosen tracks with a particular meaning. A SONG FOR MY FATHER will be available exclusively through iTunes in time for Father's Day.
The roster of performers featured on A SONG FOR MY FATHER include; Jen Chapin (daughter of Harry ChapinHarry Chapin singing the classic "Cat's in the Cradle"); chart-rocking twins Gunnar and Matthew Nelson (who salute their dad, roots-pop icon Ricky Nelson); Carnie and Wendy Wilson (daughters of Brian Wilson and two-thirds of the multi-platinum group Wilson Phillips); fellow Wilson Phillips member Chynna Phillips (daughter of Mamas and the Papas founder Papa John Phillips); Spencer Gibb (son of the Bee Gees' Robin); A.J. Croce (son of Jim); Louise Goffin (daughter of hitmaking songwriting team Carole King and Gerry Goffin); Sarah Lee Guthrie (scion of '60s folk-rocker Arlo); Salvador Santana (son of Carlos); Devon Allman (son of Gregg); Adam Cohen (son of Leonard); and Ky-Mani Marley (son of Bob)
A SONG FOR MY FATHER Track listing: 1. "Evil Ways" - Salvador Santana, son of Carlos Santana 2. "Travelin' Man" - Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, sons of Ricky Nelson 3. "Lover's Cross" - A.J. Croce, son of Jim Croce 4. "Cat's in the Cradle" - Jen Chapin, daughter of Harry Chapin 5. "Midnight Rider" - Devon Allman's Honeytribe, son of Gregg Allman 6. "Up on the Roof" - Lousie Goffin, daughter of Gerry Goffin and Carole King 7. "Bartender's Blues" - Ben Taylor, son of James Taylor 8. "Soul Shake Down Party" - Ky-mani Marley, son of Bob Marley 9. "Bird on a Wire" - Adam Cohen, son of Leonard Cohen 10. "Yellow Moon" - Ivan Neville, son of Aaron Neville 11. "Warmth of the Sun" - Carnie & Wendy Wilson, daughters of Brian Wilson 12. "Got a Feeling" - Chynna Phillips, daughter of John Phillips 13. "Run to Me" - Spencer Gibb & 54 Seconds, son of Robin Gibb 14. "Coming In to Los Angeles" - Sarah Lee Guthrie, daughter of Arlo Guthrie