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Ain't Living Long Like This

by BettySoo



Paying homage to a favorite Americana hit by one of the best writers in the biz, BettySoo performs "Ain't Living Long Like This" with her Austin, Texas-based band. This Rodney Crowell song made famous by Waylon Jennings never gets old, and BettySoo found herself blasting both "Ain't Living Long..." and the Richard and Linda Thompson classic "I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight" on her stereo during the 2020 pandemic lockdown.

Sometimes, you need a great song to keep your eye on the prize.


released August 13, 2021
Produced, Mixed, and Mastered by Mark Hallman
Recorded by Andre Moran at Congress House Studio, Austin, TX
BettySoo - lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar
Bonnie Whitmore - bass guitar, harmony vocals
Brian Mendes - drums
Jon Sanchez - electric guitar
Photography and art - Charlie Hunter


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BettySoo Austin, Texas

In the past ten years, BettySoo zigzagged her way across the North American and European continents dozens of times. The Austin American-Statesman says BettySoo has "exceptionally well-arranged songs, as easily equal in precision to, say, Patty Griffin or Alison Krauss…a confidence that speaks volumes,” and KUT praises her "beautiful, heart-wrenching songs that are also edgy and unwavering." ... more


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