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June 17, 2004

"Por Vida" tracklist announced

Chicagoans Jon Langford, Sally Timms and Nicholas Tremulis will contribute tracks to Por Vida, a double-disc tribute album benefitting Bloodshot's Alejandro Escovedo. The disc is due July 27 on the Or Music label. Tracks:

Disc One: 1. Lucinda Williams "Pyramid of Tears" 2. Lenny Kaye "Sacramento & Polk" 3.Steve Earle "Paradise" 4. Jon Langford and Sally Timms "Broken Bottle" 5. Calexico "Wave" 6. Jennifer Warnes "Pissed Off 2AM" 7. John Cale "She Doesn't Live Here Anymore" 8. Los Lonely Boys "Castanets" 9. Cowboy Junkies "Don't Need You" 10. Charlie Sexton "Dear Head On the Wall" 11. Jon Dee Graham "Helpless" 12. Howe Gelb "She Towers Above" 13. Ian McLagan and the Bump Band "Wedding Day" 14. Tres Chicas "Rhapsody" 15. Peter Case "The End" 16. Bob Neuwirth "Rosalie" 17. Section String Quartet "Crooked Frame"

Disc Two: 1. Ian Hunter "One More Time" 2. Jayhawks "Last to Know" 3. Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra "Velvet Guitar" 4. Sheila E. and Pete Escovedo "The Ballad of the Sun and Moon" 5. Chris Stamey "One True Love" 6. Son Volt "Sometimes" 7. Rosie Flores "Inside This Dance" 8. Charlie Musselwhite and Charlie Sexton "Everybody Loves Me" 9. M. Ward with Vic Chesnutt & Howe Gelb "Way It Goes" 10. Javier Escovedo "The Rain Won't Help" 11. Caitlin Cary "By Eleven" 12. Minus 5 "I Was Drunk" 13. The Dragons "Gravity"14. Ruben Ramos "Thirteen Years" 15. Alejandro Escovedo "Break This Time"