Aly Cook - Angel From Montgomery
As part of Asquith Session no.3, focusing on Americana and Roots, The Tracking Crew (a group of Australia's premium session musicians), together with Aly Cook and Jon Abo, deliver their interpretation of one of Aly’s favourite songs, John Prine’s Classic ‘Angel From Montgomery’.
Aly says.. “I was so sad to hear that Covid had taken the life of one of my favourite songwriters. This was the song I got to choose for the Asquith Session. So cleverly written about how a woman is feeling, but written by a man from a woman’s perspective. John Prine was a genius songwriter! RIP.”
The Asquith Session no.3 was recorded simultaneously with Cook’s latest album ‘Caught in the Middle’, which has met with critical acclaim, and has already attained 3 top 10 Airplay hits, including a #1 with the lead out track ‘Red Dirt Road Trip’.
Written by John Prine
Lead Vocal - Aly Cook
Lead Guitar - Glen Hannah
Bass Guitar - James Gillard
Piano - Rick Melick
Pedal Steel - John Kaldor
Drums & Percussion - Buzz Bidstrup
Backing Vocals - Jon Abo, Buzz Bidstrup, Kay Bidstrup & Aly Cook
Digital Store Link https://ffm.to/alycookangelfrommontgomery
Aly Cook – Caught in the Middle takes you on a multi genre journey through country, blues, roots and acoustic. An eclectic collection of works that is all tied together through outstanding musicianship and Cook’s heartfelt delivery of the songs. The album contains 9 original works and 3 selected covers. The musicians include some of Australia’s top session musicians with a special guest performance by New Zealand multi award winning recording artist Sharon O’Neill. Recorded by Buzz Bidstrup and David Nicholas at Asquith Studios Sydney and Mixed and Produced by Graham ‘Buzz’ Bidstrup.
The album is released on SBD Music and distributed by MGM Distribution (Southbound in NZ).