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 #2553  by Shaggy
 Wed Dec 21, 2005 7:49 am
Anyone here into the band the Jayhawks? They have gone a bit quiet at the moment but are a great band. Been around sicne the 80's, Alt country/Americana style you know.

Hollywood Town Hall is one of my favourite albums of all time, and Gary Louris is one hell of a guitarist.

 #2558  by ebick
 Wed Dec 21, 2005 10:06 am
They had a hit with "Waiting For The Sun", right?
 #2563  by phreaker
 Wed Dec 21, 2005 1:54 pm
Smile and Mr. Wilson are two most excellent songs.

 #2600  by Shaggy
 Sat Dec 24, 2005 2:03 am
ebick wrote:They had a hit with "Waiting For The Sun", right?
I think so, yes. That was off Hollywood Town Hall, as was Settled Down Like Rain which did the rounds on MTV for a long time back them. Lately or a couple of years ago their last album Rainy day Music got a bit of airplay, the single Save It For A Rainy Day did alright i beleive.

Good catchy original songs, good vocal blend and terrific instrumental work by this band over the years. Louris lead guitar work is something ive always found exciting.