Label: Elektra - EKS-7177 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Pop • Style: Novelty
Bob Gibson, one of the better folk singers around today, has an amusing album here, dealing with the popular winter sports of skiing. The songs concern the delights, the romance and the fun of skiing— as well as the pain- with many of the tunes set to familiar melodies, and all sung eloquently by Gibson. There is the saga of “Super Skier,” “In This White World” and “My Highlands Lassie.” The singer himself .
Ski Songs is an early concept album in the folk idiom. As the title implies, all of the songs are about skiing and the culture that surrounds the sport. Most of them are humorous and satirical, recalling some of the thematic albums of fellow folksinger Oscar Brand, but there are some beautifully lyrical serious moments as well, especially the /5(13).
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· Track listing for Bob Gibson - Ski Songs Sung by Bob Gibson: Side 1: 1. Celebrated Skier 2. In This White World 3. Super Skier 4. Highlands Lassie 5. Bend in His Knees 6. Talking Skier Side 2: 1. Ski Patrol 2. Skiin' in the Mornin' 3. Super Skier's Last Race 4. What'll We Do 5. Skol to the Skier UPDATE 12/14/08 - I have removed the download.
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