Tony Trischka – Shall We Hope (2021) [FLAC 24bit/96kHz]

Tony Trischka – Shall We Hope (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 54:16 minutes | 1,08 GB | Genre: Blues
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Shefa Records

Shall We Hope is a dramatized listening experience from one of the most influential banjo players in the roots music world. Tony Trischka has achieved legendary status in his 50+ years as a consummate artist. . It invites its audience into the lives of characters from America’s past as they grapple with the hard realities of war and death, and the meaning of freedom. Over twelve years in the making, this work of historical fiction tells tales of love, loss, and hope, drawn from our nation’s fraught history. The narrative is told through brilliant songwriting and stellar musicianship, with a gathering of artists that includes Michael Daves, Guy Davis, Phoebe Hunt, John Lithgow, Maura O’Connell, and Catherine Russell. Best experienced when heard in its entirety, this unique project showcases Tony’s ever-evolving musical vision. Shall We Hope portrays powerful moments in time that still reverberate today.


1. Clouds Of War (prelude) (feat. John Lithgow & Lawson White) (1:39)
2. This Favored Land (feat. Phoebe Hunt) (3:30)
3. Paddle Wheel (interlude) (feat. Lawson White) (0:31)
4. On The Mississippi (Gambler’s Song) (feat. Michael Daves) (4:19)
5. Carry Me Over The Sea (feat. Maura O’Connell) (4:11)
6. The General (feat. Michael Daves) (4:23)
7. I Know Moon-Rise (feat. Catherine Russell) (1:58)
8. Leaving This Lonesome Land (feat. Guy Davis) (3:56)
9. A Letter From John Boston To His Wife (interlude) (feat. Guy Davis) (1:25)
10. Gotta Get Myself Right Back To You (feat. Guy Davis) (1:35)
11. Big Round Top March / Drummer Boys (feat. Van Dyke Parks & Brian O’Donovan) (6:06)
12. Christmas Cheer (This Weary Year) (feat. Michael Daves) (3:40)
13. Dearest Friend And Only Lover (feat. Maura O’Connell & Michael Daves) (5:07)
14. Soldier’s Song (feat. Violent Femmes) (1:49)
15. Words About John Boston At Gettysburgh (interlude) (feat. Jean DuMond) (0:42)
16. Clouds Still Drift Across The Sky (feat. Michael Daves) (4:27)
17. O Captain! My Captain! (feat. Michael Daves) (3:17)
18. F.D.R. At Gettysburg, 1938 (postlude) (feat. John Lithgow) (1:47)