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Syd Straw Discography:
Collaborations with Other Artists

        Only information for tracks featuring Syd Straw is included.
        Syd Straw contributes backing vocals unless otherwise indicated.


Rickie Lee Jones
Duchess of Coolsville
An Anthology

compilation
2005 June
  CDx3: 2005.06.28  US Rhino ?


Rickie Lee Jones
The Evening of My Best Day

album
2003 October
    CD: 2003.10.07  US V2 6388 1 27171 2 2


Matthew Sweet
To Understand
The Early Recordings Of Matthew Sweet

collection
2002 October
    CD: 2002.10.01  US Hip-O/A&M 314 556 222-2
          5'05  The Golden Palominos: Something Becomes Nothing


Wayne Kramer
Adult World

album
2002 July
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 2002.07.16  US Muscle Tone MTR05
                What About Laura?


The Dear Janes
Skirt

album
2002 April
    CD: 2002.04.15  US Sore Thumb STR-CD1
                Ship {Marsh/Clee/Straw}


John Greaves
The Caretaker

album
2001
    CD: 2001        UK Blueprint BP347CD
                Earthly Powers
                In Hell's Despite
                One Day My Feet Will Reach The Ground


The Adventures Of...
Just Say When

album
2001 August
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 2001.08     US Tao TAO 005
                The Wandering Heart
                I'd Know You Anywhere
                Lonely Place


The Adventures Of...
Live at the Triple Crown

live album
2001 July?
        Recorded live at the Triple Crown, San Marcos, Texas.

        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CR: 2001.07?    US Tao TAO 003
                The Wandering Heart


The Schramms
One Hundred Questions

album
2000 September
    CD: 2000.09.18  US Innerstate CDSCHRA100
                Mary Come Lately


Christy McWilson
The Lucky One

album
2000 June
    CD: 2000.06.20  US Hightone HMG8119
                Eloda


Mike Meltzer
The Big Go-'Round

album
2000 April
        Syd Straw (harmony vocals)

    CD: 2000.04.06  US TMOP 88553-10012
                The Man Who Would Be King
                Wait for Jesus
                Beat The Odds


The Hattifatteners
Rabbit Rabbit

album
1999 November
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 1999.11.08  US Dark Beloved Cloud DBC 217
                Butterflies


Jeff Tweedy
Outta Print Outta Site

pirate
1999?
    CD: 1999?       US? Deep Six DEEP SIX-7
                Wilco with Syd Straw: The T.B. is Whipping Me


Health & Happiness Show
Sad and Sexy

collection
1999 August
    CD: 1999.08.10  US Cropduster ?
                Love Sounds Like Rain


REM — Michael Stipe
Not Field Recordings — Not REM

pirate
1999?
        Syd Straw (vocals, backing vocals on [12])

    CD: 1999?       US? Hispañola HISP 032
                Syd Straw: Future 40's                             [9]
                The Golden Palominos: Boy (Go)                     [12]


The Del-Lords
Get Tough
The Best of The Del Lords

collection
1999 June
    CD: 1999.06.29  US Restless (BMG) 72967
                Crawl In Bed
                Judas Kiss
                Cheyenne


Steve Pride
Haint

album
1998 November
    CD: 1998.11.24  US Parasol/Spur SPUR-CD-001
                Beggar's Will
                River Red
                Cold China Rain


Richard Buckner
Since

album
1998 August
        Syd Straw (harmony vocals)

    CD: 1998.08.11  US MCA 11780? (p/b multi-fold p/s)
                Faithful Shooter


Linda McRae
Flying Jenny

album
1997 September
        Syd Straw (vocals, tambourine, inspiration)

    CD: 1997.09.23  CA Stony Plain (Warner) 1239
                Map
                When I Stop Dreaming
                Time
                As the Night Falls Down
                Burning Bridges
                Minka's Kitchen


Wilco
Box Full of Letters

single
1995
    C5: 1995        EU Reprise/Sire W0306CD 9362-43563-2
          3'53  I Am Not Willing


Kevin Salem
Will

ep
1995
    C5: 1995        US Roadrunner RR Promo 101 (promo)
    C5: 1995        US? Roadrunner RR 2343-3
                Unfaithful


Kevin Salem
Soma City

album
1994
    CD: 1994        US Roadrunner (All Blacks?) RR-8979-2
    CT: 1994        US Roadrunner (All Blacks?) RR-8979-4?
    CD: 1994        US Roadrunner RR PROMO 099 (promo)
                Shot Down
                Forever Gone
                Deeper Hole
                Resist


Dave Alvin
King of California

album
1994 April
        Syd Straw (duet vocals)

    CD: 1994.04.19  US Hightone Higtone 8059
                What Am I Worth? {George Jones}


Doug Legacy with the Zydeco Party Band
King Cake Party

album
1994 April
        Syd Straw (duet vocals, harmony vocals)

    CD: 1994.04.12  US Wildcat ?
                Crime Don't Pay
                Closin' Time
                Cakewalk


Grant McLennan
Horsebreaker Star

album
1994
        Syd Straw (vocals)

  CDx2: 1994        UK Beggars Banquet (PolyGram) BEGA 162 CD
    CT: 1994        UK Beggars Banquet (PolyGram) BEGA 162 MC?
    CD: 1995.02.28  US Atlantic 92505
          CD 1:
                Simone & Perry
                Lighting Fires
                Ice In Heaven
                What Went Wrong
                Race Day Rag
                Don't You Cry For Me No More
                Put You Down
                Coming Up For Air
                Open Invitation
                Open My Eyes
                From My Lips
          CD 2:
                Dropping You
                Hot Water
                Keep My Word
                Girl In A Beret
                All Her Songs
                No Peace In The Palace
                I'll Call You Wild
                Horsebreaker Star


Leo Kottke
Peculiaroso

album
1994 February
    CD: 1994.02.01  US Private Music 2111
    CT: 1994.02.01  US Private Music 2111?
          3'40  Turning into Randolph Scott (Humid Child)


Vic Chesnutt
Drunk

album
1994 January
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 1994.01.17  US Texas Hotel 22
    CT: 1994.01.17  US Texas Hotel TXH0000022?
    CD: 1994        UK Texas Hotel TXH022-2
    CD: 2004.06.15  US New West ? (remaster)
                Sleeping Man (Syd Version)


Harry Shearer
It Must Have Been Something I Said

album
1994 January
        Syd Straw (producer, backing vocals)

    CD: 1994.01.04  US Rhino R2 71217?
    CT: 1994.01.04  US Rhino 71217?
                Cops With Attitude
                Light Sweet Crude


Victoria Williams
Happy Come Home

album
1993 December
    CD: 1993.12.07  US Geffen GEFD-24140 (reissue)
                I'll Do His Will


Rickie Lee Jones
Traffic from Paradise

album
1993 September
    CD: 1993.09.14  US Geffen GEFD-24602
                Beat Angels
                Rebel Rebel


Dave Alvin
Museum of Heart

album
1993 September
    CD: 1993.09.14  US Atlantic/Rhino/Hightone (WEA) 1292 8049 4
                A Woman's Got a Right


The Jim Carroll Band
A World Without Gravity
The Best of the Jim Carroll Band

collection
1993 August
    CD: 1993.08.17  US Rhino 71290
    CT: 1993.08.17  US Rhino 71290?
                Differing Touch


David Halley
Broken Spell

album
1993 August
    CD: 1993.08     US dos dos 7003
          4'10  Hometown
          3'35  It's Just as Well
          2'49  Girlfriend
          2'01  The King of Things
          4'49  Slowing Down


Tony Trischka
World Turning

album
1993 August
        Syd Straw (vocals, backing vocals)

    CD: 1993.08.01  US Rounder 0294
          3'04  Alfa Yaya
          3'57  Down in the Cider House


Hoppy Kamiyama
Groovallegiance

album
1992
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 1992        JP Zoom Republic PCDZ-1455
          5'25  Naomi's Dream


Marc Ribot & Rootless Cosmopolitans
Requiem for What's-his-name

album
1992
        Syd Straw (vocals on [2], background vocals on [1])

    CD: 1992        BE Crépuscule TWI 969-2
          4'30  Clever White Youths                                [1]
          2'14  Pony                                               [2]


Loudon Wainwright III
History

album
1992 November
    CD: 1992.11.17  US Virgin/Charisma ?
    CD: 1992.11.17  UK Virgin CDV 2703 (07777 864162 9)
                When I'm at Your House


Peter Blegvad
King Strut

single
1992 October?
        SOL die-cut s/s.

    7": 1992.10?    US SOL (Singles Only Label) SOL-233-7 (promo)
    7": 1992.10?    US SOL (Singles Only Label) SOL-233-7 (red vinyl)
          5'06  King Strut


James McMurtry
Candyland

album
1992 June
    CD: 1992.06.09  US Columbia (Sony) CK 46911
    CT: 1992.06.09  US Columbia (Sony) CT 46911
                Vague Directions
                Hands Like Rain


Hoppy Kamiyama
Welcome to Forbidden Paradise
Ongaku-o 2

album
1992
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    LP: 1992        JP Toshiba-EMI ?
          0'29  A.M.
          8'16  My Dear Sight
          5'22  Naomi's Dream
          3'37  Alter of Heaven

    CD: 1992        JP Toshiba-EMI (Japan) TOCT-6487
          [as above plus bonus track:]
         16'34  AU NATUREL


Freedy Johnston
can you fly?

album
1992 April
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 1992.04.07  US Bar/None A-HAON 024-2
          3'04  Down in Love


Barkmarket
Vegas Throat

album
1992 March
    CD: 1992.03.10  US Triple X/Def American 9 26893-2
                The Patsy


Another Carnival
Enjoy The Ride

album
1991 October
    CD: 1991.10.08  US JRS (Insurgence) 73333 35806-2
    CT: 1991.10.08  US JRS (Insurgence) 73333 35806-4?
          3'47  November
          4'03  Walkin' Out


David Sanborn
Another Hand

album
1991 July
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 1991.07.02  US Elektra/Musician E2 61088
    CT: 1991.07.02  US Elektra/Musician E4 61088?
    MD: 1999?       US Elektra ?
                Hobbies
                Jesus


Angel Dean and the Zephyrs
Leaving / Turned Around

single
1991
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    7": 1991        US Diesel Only DO8419
                Leaving


Phranc
Positively Phranc

album
1991 March
        Syd Straw (duet vocals, background vocals)

    CD: 1991.03.05  US Island plg848282?
    CT: 1991.03.05  US Island plg848282cs?
    LP: 1991.03.05  US Island 422-848 282-1
    LP: 1991        US Island 422-848-282-1-DJ (promo, s/s, sticker)
                Surfer Girl
                Hitchcock


Roy Nathanson Quartet
Little Fred

album
1990 November
        Syd Straw (lead vocal)

    CD: 1990.11     BE Crépuscule TWI 919-2
          5'36  Ghostly


Peter Blegvad
Meantime

single
1990 October
    7": 1990.10.29  UK Silvertone ORE DJ 23 (promo)
          3'58  King Strut (edit)


Was (Not Was)
Are You Okay?

album
1990 July
        Syd Straw (lead vocals on first verse)

    CD: 1990.07     US Virgin F2 72112?
    CT: 1990.07     US Virgin ?
    CD: 1990        CA Virgin ? (diff. p/s)
          3'30  You! You! You!


Peter Blegvad
King Strut & Other Stories

album
1990 July
    LP: 1990.07     UK Silvertone ORE LP 511
    CT: 1990.07     UK Silvertone ORE C 511
    CD: 1990.07     UK Silvertone ORE CD 511
    CD: 1990.11.28  JP Silvertone (Alfa) ALCB-153 (illustrated lyrics booklet)
    CD: 1990?       DE Silvertone ZD74731
    CD: 2002.11.18  UK Whatever (Voiceprint) WHAT9CD (reissue)
          5'06  King Strut
          4'59  Swim


Bloomsday
Fortuny

album
1990
    CD: 1990        UK Island CID 9972 (846 964-4)
                Strange Honey
                Forever Through Traps and Lies
                I Cheated Myself (For Someone Like You)


David Halley
Stray Dog Talk

album
1990
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 1990        UK Demon FIEND CD 187
    CD: 1994        US dos dos 7007 (reissue)
                Rain Just Falls
                When It Comes To You
                Walk the Line


Boo Hewerdine and Darden Smith
Evidence

album
1989
    CD: 1989        UK Chrysalis 9463 21726?
    CD: 1995        UK ? (reissue)
    CD: 1996.05.21  US Compass 74232? (reissue)
                First Chill of Winter
                SXSW
                Who, What, Where and Why?


Van Dyke Parks
Tokyo Rose

album
1989 August
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    CD: 1989        WG? Warner 925 968-2
    CD: 1989.08.08  US Warner 25968-2?
    CT: 1989.08.08  US Warner 4-25968
                Out of Love


Marshall Crenshaw
Good Evening

album
1989 June
    CD: 1989.06.27  US Warner 9 25908-2?
    CT: 1989.06.27  US Warner 9 25908-4
                Some Hearts


Mark Bingham
I Passed For Human

album
1989
        Syd Straw (voice)

    LP: 1989        US Dog Gone DOG-0006
    CD: 1989        US Dog Gone DOG-0006-CD
    CD: 1989        FR Sky Ranch SR 652305
                His Children Think He's In Heaven


The Del-Lords
Based On a True Story

album
1988
    CD: 1988        US Enigma (EMI) 73326-2
                River of Justice
                Judas Kiss
                Ashes To Ashes


Face to Face
One Big Day

album
1988
    CD: 1988        US Mercury (PolyGram) 834376 (422-834376-2)
    CD: 1988        JP Epic Sony 25 8P 5049
                Grass Grows Greener


Eric Ambel
Roscoe's Gang

album
1987
        Syd Straw (backing vocals, duet vocals on [1])

    LP: 1987        US Enigma 7 73329-1
    CD: 1987        US Enigma 01877-73329-2
    CT: 1987        US Enigma 7 73329-4?
                If You Gotta Go, Go Now
                Forever Came Today
                30 Days in the Work House
                I Waited for You
                Loose Talk                                         [1]
                Total Destruction to Your Mind


The dB's
The Sound Of Music

album
1987
        Peter Holsapple (vocals)
        Syd Straw (vocals)

    LP: 1987        US I.R.S IRSD-42055
    CT: 1987        US I.R.S IRSC-42055?
    CD: 1987        US I.R.S IRSD-42055?
                Never Before, Never Again


Beat Rodeo
Home in the Heart of the Beat

album
1986
    LP: 1986        US I.R.S. 5774?
    CD: 1986        US I.R.S. 5774?
                Twin Hometowns
                Everything I'm Not
                New Love
                It Could Happen Here
                (I Have) Everything I Need
                I'm Not Afraid (Doesn't Matter To Me)
                In The Summertime
                Home In The Heart Of The Beat
                Song For An Angry Young Man
                It's Been Too Long
                While We're Apart


Beat Rodeo
Everything I'm Not

single
1986
    7": 1986        US I.R.S. IRSD-52918? (promo, same both sides)
    7": 1986        US I.R.S. IRSD-52918?
                Everything I'm Not


Chris Stamey Group
Christmas Time
With Special Guests The dB's and our pal, Syd Straw

single
1986
    7": 1986        US Coyote TTC 8699 (green vinyl)
          3'40  Christmas Time (Airside Remix)


Chris Stamey
Christmas Time

album
1985 December
    LP: 1985.12.12  US Coyote TTC 8564
          3'40  Christmas Time (remix)

         Chris Stamey and Friends
Christmas Time
    CD: 1993        US ESD ESD 80812 (expanded reissue)
                Chris Stamey and the dB's: Christmas Time (remix)
                Syd Straw: (I'm Always Touched by Your) Presence, Dear


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