Jimmy Webb is the only artist ever to receive Grammy awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration, including Song of The Year. He's been covered by Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, James Taylor, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, Arlo Guthrie, Barbra Streisand, R.E.M., Linda Ronstadt, Dianna Ross and the Supremes, Art Garfunkel, Shawn Colvin, and Joe Cocker, and provided instant classics for Glen Campbell, Richard Harris and Donna Summe. He is a member of the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriters' Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame, and, according to BMI, his 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix' has been the third most performed song in the last fifty years. Webb's 'Wichita Lineman' is considered one of the best singles of all time, repeatedly appearing on 'best of all time' lists; Blender magazine went so far as to deem it 'The Greatest Song Ever'. As a performer, he blends his swift, biting sense of humour with elegant renditions of his classic songs.
The Webb Brothers grew up immersed in music from an early age and were soon recording and performing together. They amassed a loyal cult following while releasing three records on Warner Brothers during the early 2000s. The critically acclaimed Maroon was, according to The Guardian, 2000’s best all around reviewed album in the U.K., making numerous top ten lists, including Melody Maker's top ten albums for that year. Magnet magazine recently called it one of the decade’s 'finest lost classics'. The brothers have been covered by The Magic Numbers, sampled by Doves.
'Cotton Wood Farm' is the first Jimmy Webb album in what seems like an age, and sees the man reaffirm his position as one of the true greats of contemporary music.
Thanks to Maxime Nordez at Iwelcom