Fresh Blood / Old Skin

by The Border Band

Released 2015
Released 2015
Up from the roots into the wind, our music spans the borders of theme, time, and place to rock-on through rage and ruin.
NOTES
Fresh Blood/Old Skin was greatly inspired by our bass player, Hugh Campbell, a young man of proud Navajo heritage and stout Scottish name. No stranger to borders, child of the desert Southwest come to age in River City, Kansas, he moves like a Skin-Walker between cultures, time, and place to bring an intriguing mix of power, passion, and tender yearning in his songs. He’s been with us nearly three years – give him a …
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It's a Short Life

by The Border Band

Released 2011
WolfDog Records
Released 2011
WolfDog Records
Songs from the eye of the storm where fate and music plays.
NOTES
Whether a young soldier, a ginerbread man, a teenage lover trying to break free, a hard drinker or a hangman in the old west, all roads lead to the eye of the storm where our music is made. If that leaves us a shadow in the wind or a shade in the flame, so be it. We play our own song cuz it's a short life.

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Hard West (double CD)

by The Border Band

Released 2005
Released 2005
"Hard West" both names the music and depicts the sound, this is Rawhide Rock, fresh-skinned, still drippin' blood -- 26 songs of high times and hard work, wrong turns and wronged hearts, of love, lust, murder and war, and few thrown in for the sheer fun.
NOTES
The Border Band is a four-piece group captained by Melvin "Lightnin' LeRoy" Litton on vocals and rhythm guitar, with Robb Popp (the anti-Pope who blesses beer n' wild women) on bass, Dave "Youngblood" Melody on drums, and Roger "The Razor" Holden on lead guitar. We play a raw mix of rock, folk, country, and blues, which we call "Rawhide Rock" because it's fresh-skinned, still dripping blood. We've got songs high-peaked and treacherous as the Rockies, …
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Magdalene

by The Border Band

Released 2003
Released 2003
Music from the roots, where stones and old bones speak, while nightwinds moan and Orion shines eternal like our dreams.
NOTES
We play a raw mix of rock, country, folk and blues. In the main we call our music "Rawhide Rock" because it's fresh skinned, still dripping blood, hasn't been processed to fit any certain form. We've got songs high-peaked and treacherous as the Rockies, low and craggy as the Grand Canyon, lonely and hunted as the Badlands, others gentle rolling as a spring pasture in first bloom. A varried terrain, no doubt, but sure and …
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Rootless Seed

by The Border Band

Released 2001
Released 2001
This is "Rawhide Rock"--a raw mix of rock, country, folk and blues--fresh skinned, still dripping blood, it hasn't been processed to fit any certain form.
NOTES
We play a raw mix of rock, country, folk and blues. In the main we call our music "Rawhide Rock" because it's fresh skinned, still dripping blood, hasn't been processed to fit any certain form. We've got songs high-peaked and treacherous as the Rockies, low and craggy as the Grand Canyon, lonely and hunted as the Badlands, others gentle rolling as a spring pasture in first bloom. A varried terrain, no doubt, but sure and …
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