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UPC: 888072345256

Release Date: 8/13/2013


Vinyl LP pressing. A self-taught musician, singer and songwriter from small-town Humboldt, Tennessee, Valerie honed her astonishing sound in the vibrant Memphis atmosphere, her spectrum of influences the history of music itself: Elizabeth Cotten, Leadbelly, the Carter Family, Whitney Houston, Van Morrison, Dolly Parton, Roscoe Holcomb, Woody Guthrie, Nico, Junior Kimbrough, Nina Simone, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Nick Drake, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Tracey Chapman, Billie Holiday, the Rolling Stones, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Mississippi John Hurt, Gillian Welch, Townes Van Zandt, Elmore James, Skip James, Blind Willie McTell, Memphis Minnie, etc. Pushin' Against a Stone was mostly recorded at Dan Auerbach's (The Black Keys) Easy Eye studio in Nashville, as well as L.A. and Budapest, and was produced by both Dan Auerbach and Kevin Augunas (Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Florence & the Machine).


Disc 1



1Workin' Woman Blues
2Somebody To Love
3The Hour
4Twined & Twisted
5Wanna Be On Your Mind
6Tennessee Time
7Pushin’ Against A Stone
8Trials, Troubles, Tribulations
9You Can’t Be Told
11On My Way / Somebody To Love (Acoustic Version)

Valerie June - Pushin' Against A Stone

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