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Chris Robinson side project Green Leaf Rustlers to release debut album in March; listen to first single


hris Robinson is gearing up for The Black Crowes‘ 30th anniversary reunion tour this summer, but before that, a live album titled From Within Marin by his new side project, Green Leaf Rustlers, is set to hit stores on March 6, JamBase reports.

Launched in 2018, Green Leaf Rustlers also features ex-Jefferson Starship bassist Pete Sears, Bruce Hornsby and the Range drummer John Molo, veteran pedal-steel guitarist Barry Sless, and The Mother Hips guitarist Greg Loiacono. Sears, Sless and Molo also play together in the band Moonalice.

From Within Marin was recorded at a few shows that the group played in early 2019 at venues in Marin County, California by famed Grateful Dead archivist Betty Cantor Jackson.

From Within Marin features 10 tunes, including renditions of songs by Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Gram Parsons and J.J. Cale. The band has just released a first single from the collection, a cover of the Elvis Presley hit “That’s Alright Mama,” which is available now digitally and via streaming services. You also can check out the track on YouTube.

Robinson describes Green Leaf Rustlers as “a Marin County hippie hayride,” adding, “Rockin’ and rollin’ through our favorite classic cosmic country covers and keeping the good people dancing the night away under star-filled western skies.”

From Within Marin will be available at a two-LP vinyl set. Here’s the full track list:

“Big Mouth Blues”
“Groove Me”
“No Expectations”
“Folsom Prison”
“That’s Alright Mama”
“Positively 4th Street”
“Ramblin’ Man”
“Ride Me High”