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More Great Dirt (Best, Vol. 2) [Best of]

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Audio CD
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20 years is too much dirt for one CD! I've Been Lookin'; Fishin' in the Dark; Baby's Got a Hold on Me; I Love Only You; Cadillac Ranch; Oh What a Love; Face on the Cutting Room Floor; Down That Road Tonight; Home Again in My Heart , and Workin' Man (Nowhere to Go).

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5.0 out of 5 stars The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band May 2 2013
By BJ
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Cool name for this group. They are a group that are filled with talent. My favourite song is Cadillac Ranch. I don't think I have never liked one of their songs. I own all their cd's as well and love them all. You never have enough of anything if it is really good. Get the cd and you will see what I mean. You won't be disappointed.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Humble Name, Real Roots Rock Legends June 5 2003
By JonP
Format:Audio CD
The follow-up to the original "best of" NGDB collection, More Great Dirt, consists of more of the 80's country hits during their long career. The NGDB was once a folk and country-rock band, but the majority of the songs on More Great Dirt come from their mainstream country days, which were the most overlooked of their albums. They really had no one big radio hit during this time (except for "Fishin' In the Dark), which hurts this record, as does the fact that it is very overshadowed by the "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" albums that were huge hits. The highlights of the album include the summertime hit "Fishin' in the Dark," Bruce Springsteen's "Cadillac Ranch," and the rocking "Down That Road Tonight." It is too bad that there are only ten tracks here. In my opinion, this isn't up to par with the classic NGDB, but it is still good, quality country and folk. A good purchase if you want an overview of their latter days.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Dirt! Oct. 21 2011
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Wore out two cassette versions of the album, time for a CD. Every track is a delight to listen to. Fishin' In the Dark and Cadillac Ranch are local favorites. We just never tire of listening to this album.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another great NGDB "best of" collection Jan. 7 2003
By Ken
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More Great Dirt is the follow-up to the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's previous "best of" collection, Twenty Years Of Dirt. This record, like Twenty Years Of Dirt, consists mainly of hit songs from the '80s, the period when NGDB made a transition from being a progressive country-rock band to a mainstream country act. Like Twenty Years Of Dirt, More Great Dirt is a solid collection of the Dirt Band's hit songs. Indeed, in my opinion, this record tops Twenty Years of Dirt despite its lack of a "classic" NGDB hit song(for instance, "Mr. Bojangles" and "Long Hard Road"). Even if hardly anybody listens to these songs a long time from now, I think the songs the Dirt Band chose to put on More Great Dirt are among their best. This record may have gotten overlooked by some listeners because NGDB released it in '89, the same year they came out with their platinum-selling Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume 2. After listening to More Great Dirt, however, I don't think you should pass it up. By itself, it's a great record.
Like other Dirt Band records I have, this one has a lot of highlights. It starts out with NGDB's version of "Cadillac Ranch", the classic Bruce Springsteen song, with lead vocals by Jeff Hanna and Jimmy Ibbotson. There are also Ibbotson's joyful ballad "Oh What A Love"; the upbeat summer song "Fishin' In The Dark", which topped the country charts in '87; Hanna and Ibbotson's toe-tapping song "I've Been Lookin'"; "Workin' Man(Nowhere To Go)", charter NGDB member Jimmie Fadden's song about the tribulations of the displaced farmer; and the rocking songs "Baby's Got A Hold On Me" and "Down That Road Tonight". Finally, the Dirt Band, as they did on Twenty Years Of Dirt, included their best songs from the early '80s.
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