1. YOU BETTER NOT LIE WHEN YOU SAY YOU LOVE ME
"Sometimes when you sleep I look at you and I wonder what you dream
Do I really mean that much to you or am I just a passing thing..."
-Tingly ballad with symphonic country arrangement. Don't doubt the one you love.
2. IF I COULD HOLD YOU
"If all our wishes could come true
Then I would love you like before
But this time I'd never let you go..."
-Lively 50's Up tempo swing
3. GONNA SEE MY BABY TONIGHT
Rockabilly / mountain song with orchestral arrangement
4. GOOD-BYE WAS ALL SHE WROTE
"She left me in the mornin,' she didn't give me no warnin'
Just a note good-bye was all she wrote"
-Melodic ballad about memories of love. Tender floating vocals.
5. A TRUCKFUL OF WOMEN
"I got a truckful of women and I'm rollin' down the road"
Lively trucker song with surprise ending
6. A TALL DARK HORSE
"Ridin' over rocky mountains, ridin' over desert sands
No time to rest, the law pursues me
I'm a desperate wanted man, I'm a desperate wanted man"
-Exciting story of a man on the run from a grim relentless posse that means to take him back dead or alive. A gripping frantic desperate gunfighter ballad.
7. COLT .45
"He walked out in the street with a gun at his side
He said "I'll kill you old man with my Colt .45"
I didn't want to kill, but I didn't want to die
He left me no choice but my Colt .45"
-An aging gunfighter is forced to defend his rep and his life from fast young guns. Does he survive? Enter the deadly world of the Colt .45 and find out.
-Classic Gunfighter Ballad with an arrangement that has the atmosphere of a "spaghetti western" with hints of mountain music and bluegrass.
8. THE BARROOM SONG
"Ooh I got steam comin' out of my ears, lightnin' out of my eyes
When I get back in that barroom I gonna take care all a' those guys"
-Raucous song about a Saturday night hero who has a few drinks and thinks he can take on the world
9. THIS TRAIN WILL STOP AT TUCUMCARI
"This train will stop at Tucumcari where my baby's a-waitin' for me
Broke out of jail in Tupelo but now I'm runnin' free
I shot a man in old Cheyenne, robbed a bank in Tennessee"
-Rumbling train song about a jail-breakin', risk-takin' runaway outlaw
10. THE TRAIN ROBBERS
"We robbed a train in Illinois, me an' the captain an' the Johnson boys
The engineer he drew his gun but mine was bigger, an' I won
And now we're wanted in two states and three territories
Outlaws and killers, livin' wild and free"
-These good ole boys rob trains for a living. Then one day they pick the wrong train to rob.
11. NOT SO LONG AGO
"I saved you from a violent man
But now you runnin' back to him"
-Wistful Love ballad. I was in a Cajun mood when I sang the vocals on this one
12. JENNY COME BACK
"She was my girl till she left me
Whose fault that was I cannot say
I've been with other women, but I still remember her
Some memories just won't fade away..."
-Love Ballad with powerful vocals. "Rockabilly Hall Of Fame" singer-songwriter Roy Cost loves this song.
13. YOU TOLD ME WHERE TO GO
"When you wake up in the mornin' and you find that I'm not there
Remember you were the one who told me where to go..."
-Country love song with ironic ending
FANTASTICA: 15 original songs. Jazzy, Lyrical, Easy listening. Includes one "religious inspirational" song, one South American style song, one vampire song and one song featuring two women having a knockout fight in a bar.
ULTRA SONGS: 13 original songs. Rock, Pop, Blues plus one South American style song, one Calypso song and one operatic duet.
DAVE'S COUNTRY: 13 original songs. Country & Western. Gunfighter ballads, train songs & love songs.
Includes one "Truck driving" song and one "Cajun vocals" song.
WHEN: 14 original songs. Rock, Pop, Rock-A-Billy, Swingin' Crooner, Europop plus one jungle song and one Eastern European style song.
ONE DAY: 17 original songs. Rock & Pop. Upbeat album with exciting stories.
Includes 2 "Cockney rocker" songs.
SECRET AGENT: 14 original songs about outlaws, androids, witches, fighters, lovers, strippers and secret agents.
Rock, Pop, Swingin' Crooner, Country & Western. Includes songs with thrilling cinematic stories.
ADVENTURE: 16 original songs. Rock, Americana, Pop, Folk, Country, Urban. Great musical back-up, strong vocals & gripping stories about bounty hunters, gangsters, strippers, vampires, werewolves, vikings, wizards, romance, action, suspense and UFOs.
David is a 6-time MIAOTW "Artist Of The Week"
All seven David Rubin albums are available right here at CD Baby.