Cimarron Manifesto

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Cimarron Manifesto
Studio album by Jimmy LaFave


May 8, 2007

Label (s) Red House Records

Format (s)


Genre (s)

Country , folk

Title (number)


running time


  • Piano : Radoslav Lorković
  • Dobro : Jeff Plankenhorn


Jimmy LaFave

Studio (s)

Cedar Creek Studios ( Austin , Texas )

Blue Nightfall
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Cimarron Manifesto is the tenth studio album by the American country and folk musician Jimmy LaFave, which he released in May 2007.

Track list

  1. Car Outside - 4:28
  2. Catch the Wind - 5:23
  3. This Land - 4:47
  4. Truth - 2:59
  5. Lucky Man - 5:50
  6. Hideaway Girl - 4:22
  7. That's the Way It Goes - 3:17 am
  8. Not Dark Yet - 6:51
  9. Walk a Mile in My Shoes - 4:55
  10. Don't Ask Me - 3:11
  11. Home Once Again - 6:18
  12. These Blues - 3:40


Ruthie Foster

Cimarron Manifesto consists of nine original and three cover songs. Except for the songs Catch the Wind ( Donovan ), Not Dark Yet ( Bob Dylan ) and Walk a Mile in My Shoes ( Joe South ) all are written by LaFave.

He was supported by Ruthie Foster and Kacy Crowley, among others , as well as Carrie Rodriguez , who could be heard on the violin. The artist produced the CD himself.

The album was released on CD on May 8, 2007. Cimarron Manifesto was LaFave's tenth studio album and its 13th overall release. It followed Blue Nightfall , released in 2005 . He brought out his next studio work in October 2012 with Depending on the Distance .


source rating
Austin Chronicle

The album received mostly positive reviews. Thom Jurek from Allmusic awarded four out of five possible stars. It is an album "for all of us". LaFave is running and showing no signs of subsiding. He describes his voice as smoky.

David Lynch of the Austin Chronicle also praised the work. The critic particularly liked the title Lucky Man , and he also praised the Dylan cover Not Dark Yet . He describes the tone of the songs as bittersweet and nostalgic.

In addition, he was able to place himself at the top of some regional charts.

LaFave's cover version of Not Dark Yet was featured in the third episode of the third season of the television series Californication .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. David Lynch: Review: Jimmy Lafave ,, May 25, 2007, accessed October 11, 2013
  2. Lana Cooper: Jimmy LaFave: Cimarron Manifesto ,, June 10, 2007, accessed October 11, 2013 (English)