Pre-order: Jesse Dayton’s CD Catalog Bundle
This order includes (1) CD copy of Jesse Dayton’s Mixtape Volume 1, (1) CD copy of The Outsider, (1) CD copy of The Revealer, and an instant download of both Redneck Friend and Bankrobber.
- Each pre-order comes with (4) Jesse Dayton coasters, while supplies last.
Mixtape Volume 1 – Track Listing:
Redneck Friend (Jackson Brown)
Harvest (Neil Young)
If You Could Read My Mind (Gordon Lightfoot)
Bankrobber (The Clash)
She’s A Heartbreaker (ZZ Top)
Country Comfort (Elton John)
She Does It Right (Dr. Feelgood)
Whole Lotta Rosie (AC/DC)
Just What I Needed (The Cars)
State Trooper (Bruce Springsteen)
Outlaw country guitar slinger Jesse Dayton draws on an eclectic range of influences on his 10 song cover album, Mixtape Volume 1, delivering his unique take on tracks from Jackson Browne, Neil Young, The Clash, Elton John, AC/DC and more.
The Outsider – Track Listing:
- May Have to Do It (Don’t Have to Like It) (3:35)
- Jailhouse Religion (3:08)
- Changin’ My Ways (3:03)
- Hurtin’ Behind the Pine Curtain (2:45)
- We Lost It (4:01)
- Tried to Quit (But I Just Quit Tryin’) (2:59)
- Charlottesville (2:56)
- Belly of the Beast (3:40)
- Burnin’ (3:14)
- Killer on the Lamb (3:53)
2018 release. Jesse Dayton’s 10th studio album, The Outsider was recorded in Atlanta, Denver, Nashville and Austin during a non-stop touring cycle and mixed by Grammy® Award winning engineer/producer Vance Powell (who has worked with the likes of Sturgill Simpson, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell and Jack White). About The Outsider Dayton says, “It’s a lot like my previous album The Revealer, but even more stripped down with some sweet acoustic guitar songs and some raw electric guitar work.” All the influences are there; the George Jones-inspired singing on “Changin’ My Ways,” the Outlaw country twang of Waylon and Jerry Reed on “Belly of the Beast,” the angst and energy of The Clash and X on the hillbilly protest song “Charlottesville,” and the deep east Texas blues and Cajun rockabilly of “May Have To Do It (But I Don’t Have to Like It)” and “Hurtin’ Behind The Pine Curtain.” While there are many different sides to him musically, this all rolls into one big hybrid that Jesse Dayton has been honing for over 20 years.
The Revealer – Track Listing:
- Daddy Was a Badass (3:59)
- Holy Ghost Rock N Roller (3:13)
- The Way We Are (2:54)
- Eatin’ Crow and Drinkin’ Sand (4:43)
- Possum Ran Over My Grave (3:03)
- Take Out the Trash (3:00)
- Mrs. Victoria (Beautiful Thing) (3:33)
- 3 Pecker Goat (3:11)
- Match Made in Heaven (3:14)
- I’m At Home Gettin’ Hammered (While She’s Out Gettin’ Nailed) (2:13)
- Never Started Livin’ (4:07)
- Big State Motel (4:18)
2016 release. Jesse Dayton’s ninth studio album, The Revealer, is a barn burner gumbo of country, blues and punk, all mixed together into what would now be called Americana. Produced by John Evans and engineered by Steve Christiansen at the legendary Sugar Hill Studios in Houston. It was quite a homecoming for Dayton, returning to the Houston studio where he did his first recording session there at 18 years old, playing on a session for hit producer Huey P. Meaux with a zydeco band. Dayton, along with Evans and Christiansen, recorded the majority of the record live. “You could feel the ghost of George Jones, Freddy Fender, Doug Sahm and Jerry Lee Lewis (who recorded there with producer Huey Meaux), in the room while we were working!” Dayton says, “I wanted to get great live rootsy sounds, like the records I loved growing up, but with a real Texas songwriter, story-telling, approach to the lyrics.” With The Revealer, Dayton has certainly gone back to those roots. Born in Beaumont, TX, and now based in Austin Jesse Dayton’s pedigree is not only impressive, but varied, to say the least. His eight previous solo albums only scrape the surface. Dayton played all of the lead guitar on Waylon Jennings record Right For The Time and on Ray Prices’ record Prisoner of Love. He’s also recorded with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Johnny Bush and played live with Kris Kristofferson. Dayton played the lead parts alongside his personal hero Glen Campbell, right after Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. His exploits are not solely within the country genre either; Dayton has jokingly declared onstage “The Clash and X saved me from going to Foghat concerts!” After touring with Mike Ness from Social Distortion, then playing with punk icon John Doe from the band X, (the two appeared on David Letterman), Dayton got the call to play guitar for X on the band’s entire North American Tour, filling in for Billy Zoom while he was in cancer treatment. Dayton has also collaborated with Rob Zombie, creating the soundtracks to three of his films The Devils Rejects, Halloween 2 (in which Dayton played the part of Captain Clegg) and Zombie’s animated film The Haunted World of El Super Beasto, and wrote and directed his own film, Zombex, starring Malcolm McDowell.