The Black Crowes recently shared a new mix of an unreleased recording of the Memphis soul classic song “99 Pounds,” originally recorded by Ann Peebles and written by Don Bryant.
The track is one of the 14 never-before-released recordings off the forthcoming box set of the rock band’s chart-topping sophomore album, The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion. It is set for release on December 15 via American Recordings/UMe.
The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion is available on stunning 4LP, 3CD, 2 CD, and 1LP formats and can be pre-ordered at https://theblackcrowes.lnk.to/SouthernHarmony
An exclusive, limited-edition “Remedy” Lyric T-shirt or Trucker Hat will also be available as Fan Packs bundled with the 1LP in the Black Crowes official store at https://shop.theblackcrowes.com/ A super deluxe digital audio is also available to preorder. Fans who preorder the digital super deluxe will immediately receive a new mix of the Memphis soul classic song “99 Pounds.”
“99 Pounds” was originally released on Peebles’ 1972 album, Straight From the Heart. The Black Crowes’ cover of the admired track is a classic Rock & Roll take on a Southern Soul ballad.
The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion Tracklist:
LP1- The Southern Harmony & Musical Companion
Sting Me (Side A)Remedy (Side A)Thorn In My Pride (Side A)Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye (Side A)Sometimes Salvation (Side A)Hotel Illness (Side B)Black Moon Creeping (Side B)No Speak No Slave (Side B)My Morning Song (Side B)Time Will Tell (Side B)
LP2- More Companions: Unreleased, Outtakes and B-Sides
99 Pounds (Side C)Miserable (Side C)Rainy Day Women No 12 & 35 (Side C)Boomer’s Story (Side C)Darling of The Underground Press (Side C)Sting Me (Slow) (Side D)Bad Luck Blue Eyes, Goodbye (Side D)Sometimes Salvation (Side D)Black Moon Creeping (Side D)
LP3- Southern Harmony Live: February 6, 1993 (Houston, TX)
No Speak No Slave (Side A)Sting Me (Side A)My Morning Song (Side A)Jam (Side B)Thorn in My Pride (Side B)
LP4- Southern Harmony Live: February 6, 1993 (Houston, TX)
Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye (Side C)Black Moon Creeping (Side C)Hotel Illness (Side C)Sometimes Salvation (Side D)Remedy (Side D)
(Photo: Mark Seliger courtesy of UMe)
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