In 1955, country and pop music legend Eddy Arnold released a version of the classic song You Don t Know Me which he wrote with Cindy Walker. This album pays tribute to that standard as well as 18 other legendary songs by The Tennessee Plowboy who was one of the most influential artists in country music history. Produced by punk rock legend Cheetah Chrome and Bobby Bare producer Don Cusic, this tribute record features a who s who list of artists such as Alejandro Escovedo, Frank Black, Peter Noone, Melinda Doolittle, Pokey LaFarge, Jason Isbell, Lambchop and many more!
Edge of the Sun began with a songwriting retreat to the historic Mexico City borough of Coyoacán. Working for the first time with Mexican collaborators, Calexico expanded their horizons as the guest list grew to include musicians from a myriad of backgrounds, origins, and genres, including Sam Beam from Iron and Wine, Ben Bridwell from Band of Horses, Nick Urata from Devotchka, Carla Morrison, Gaby Moreno, Amparo Sanchez, multi-instrumentalists from the Greek band Takim, as well as Neko Case.