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New West Records 20th Anniversary

New West Records


Released: 19th Oct 2018


180g red 6LP BOXSET

Released: 12th Oct 2018


celebrating 20 years of high quality releases from some of the world’s foremost artists, This box set is an all-inclusive aural history and a foundational guide for the future.

This collection features three stand-alone compilations. ‘The Road Less Traveled’ is a historic overview of rarities chosen by George Fontaine, Sr. ‘Friends’ features tracks chosen by fans of the label.  ‘Family’ highlights favourite tracks chosen by New West recording artists past and present. The box set includes a lavish booklet complete with liner notes and essays from New West contemporaries and historic and many never before seen photographs.

New West Records 20th Anniversary


‘The Road Less Traveled’ (Selected by
George Fontaine, Sr.)

Suffer Me - Todd Thibaud
Home - Prescott Curlywolf
Rain - Mount Pilot
Whiskey Glass Eye - Slobberbone
Nancy Sinatra - The Bottle Rockets
Hate To Love - Stephen Bruton
Every Night Is Friday Night (Without
You) - Old 97’s
Next To You - Tim Easton
Laredo - Jon Dee Graham
Natural Flair - Nic Armstrong & The
Tight Tee Shirt - Benji Hughes
Three Easy Pieces - Buffalo Tom
Hummalong - The Drams
Move On Up - Mark Eitzel
George Jones Talkin’ Cell Phone Blues -
Drive-By Truckers
Try - Jason Isbell
Stay Inside - Vic Chesnutt
Old Friends - Chuck Prophet
Ride That Train - Grandfather Child
Navajo - Ponderosa

‘Friends’ (Selected by the fans of New
West Records)

Catch My Disease - Ben Lee
Capable Of Anything - Ben Folds
Highway Queen - Nikki Lane
Goddamn Lonely Love - Drive-By
Summertime Thing - Chuck Prophet
Champaign, Illinois - Old 97’s
Meet Me in the Alleyway - Steve Earle
He’s Fine - The Secret Sisters
California - Robert Ellis
Better Way - Andrew Combs
Hotel Pool - Lily & Madeleine
Champagne and Reefer - The Devil
Makes Three
When God Comes Back - All Them
Young Lady, You’re Scaring Me - Ron
Champagne Corolla - Justin Townes
Frankie Please - Rodney Crowell
I Know - Shovels & Rope
Bible on the Dash - Corb Lund feat.
Hayes Carll
Dress Blues - Jason Isbell

‘Family’ (Selected by the artists of New
West Records) (Past and present)

Hold On You - Jeff Bridges
Closer to the Bone - Kris Kristofferson
Memphis Rain - Aaron Lee Tasjan
Won’t Be Home - Old 97’s
Move Me - Sara Watkins
Beach Flowers - Ruby the RabbitFoot
TV - Naked Giants
Kill the Medicine Man - Ron Gallo
Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Gasoline and Matches - Buddy & Julie
Lungs - Steve Earle
Dead In The Water - Randall Bramblett
Wild American - Kris Kristofferson
The Last Thing to Go - Kris Kristofferson
I Want to Be with You Always - Buddy
Miller feat. Patty Griffin
Where I Like It Best - Rickie Lee Jones
It Ain’t Over Yet - Rodney Crowell feat.
Rosanne Cash and John Paul White
From Here to Forever - Kris Kristofferson
Adios to California - John Hiatt
Wide River to Cross - Buddy Miller