MUSIC NEWS - The New Riders of the Purple Sage are releasing their first studio CD in over 20 years on June 2, 2009 ! This legendary SF group’s renaissance began four years ago and continues today with over 100 shows annually to audiences throughout North America. The new album, Where I Come From, (order a copy below) was produced by Michael Falzarano and features 12 new songs, seven of which were written by David Nelson and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter. Also included are Carl Perkins Wears The Crown, an ode to the rockabilly king, written by Michael Falzarano (formerly of Hot Tuna) along with Something in the Air Tonight, two live show favorites Higher, penned by Johnny Markowski, and Olivia Rose by Ronnie Penque, and a cool cover of the classic Minglewood Blues. NRPS is David Nelson, Buddy Cage, Michael Falzarano, Ronnie Penque & Johnny Markowski.
MNN is sure you'll recognize the cover artist by the style, it's by famed San Francisco artist Stanley Mouse.
Celebrate the NRPS release by listening in on Monday, June 1, 2009 at 1pm (edt) to their live lunch time broadcast from NYC's BB Kings Blues Club at WFUV (90.7 FM in NYC) or via WFUV.org (NRPS will also be doing a full concert Thursday nite at the club).