Thoreson Releases New Single, ‘Last Dollar Saloon’
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Jan 03, 2013 | 1008 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Rebecca Lynn Thoreson
Rebecca Lynn Thoreson
Former Telluride resident (and Watch music columnist) Rebecca Lynn Thoreson is nearing completion of her new full-length album, titled Come on Home.  

She has released the single, Last Dollar Saloon. “‘Last Dollar Saloon’ is a song that I began writing while on the road with a band in Austin, Texas,” she recalls.  “We were playing at Poodie Locke’s Hilltop Roadhouse, and when we got to the club, there was Poodie, wearing a Last Dollar Saloon T-shirt from Telluride!  Poodie was Willie Nelson’s stage manager for quite a long time, so I talked to him for a bit, and he said he knew Catfish from Telluride, and that he loved the town.   

“I decided then and there that it was just too cool, I had to write a song about it.  Years later, I have finally recorded the song, and have now released it as the first single from the new album.”

Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Thoreson now lives in the Iowa Great Lakes area, but, she said, “Telluride is still part of the tapestry of my life. I think this song reflects that sentiment.”

Last Dollar Saloon is available at
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