CCR's Canada announces solo disc
Thursday, October 31, 2013
– Former Cross Canadian Ragweed' member Cody Canada will release his first solo acoustic recording, "Some Old, Some New, Maybe A Cover Or Two" on Nov. 19.
The two-disc LP features a full, unedited 19-song set recorded live this summer at Third Coast Music in Port Aransas, Texas. The album features songs from throughout Canada's career, including old Cross Canadian Ragweed songs along with songs he wrote with The Departed.
CCR went on hiatus in 2010, resulting in Canada forming The Departed with Jeremy Plato, also a CCR member, and others.
Cody Canada and The Departed are writing new songs for a 2014 album release and touring throughout the rest of the year.
Songs on the CD are: Disc 1:
1. If You're Ever In Oklahoma
4. 250,000 Things To Do
5. Ruby Ridge
8. Record Exec
9. Harvest Moon
11. 51 Pieces
14. Cold Hard Fact
15. Dead Man
17. Brooklyn Kid
18. Damned Old Happy Times
Tour dates are:
Nov. 1 - Temple, TX - O'Briens
Nov. 2 - Fredericksburg, TX - Luckenbach
Nov. 6 - Cotulla, TX - Chucks (Cody solo)
Nov. 7 - Victoria, TX - Mustang Bar and Grill (solo)
Nov. 8 - Weatherford, TX - The Cutting Horse (solo)
Nov. 14 - Fayetteville, AR - George's Majestic Lounge
Nov. 16 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
Nov. 21 - Bryan, TX - Grand Stafford Theater
Nov. 22 - Denison, TX - Smitty's Bar and Grill
Nov. 23 - New Braunfels, TX - Gruene Hall
Dec. 7 - Hitchcock, TX - Winter Fest
Dec. 12 - Lincoln, NE - Coyote Willy's
Dec. 13 - Lawrence, KS - The Granada
Dec. 14 - North Platte, NE - Sculley's Shooters
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