Cowboy Junkies Singles 1988 - 1994:

This page contains all the singles and promotional CD's
released between 1988 and 1994 that I've come across.

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The Water is Wide
Promo Release 1994

Single from The River Wild
Motion Picture Soundtrack
(see the Soundtrack section)

This was unavailable on any Cowboy Junkies CD
until Rarites, B-Sides and Slow, Sad Waltzes,
although the two versions are different.

RCA US: RDJ 62953-2



First Recollection

Promo Release 1994

1. First Recollection 4:16
2. Floorboard Blues 2:28
3. Lungs (Townes Van Zandt) 3:25

Track 1 from Pale Sun, Crescent Moon
recorded at Studio 306, Toronto, April 1993

Tracks 2 and 3 performed live on
"Morning Becomes Eclectic", February 1, 1994
at KRCW-FM in Sanat Monica
Lungs is not available on any Studio CD.
RCA US: RDJ 62887-2





The Post

Promo Release 1994

1. The Post (edit) 4:04
2. The Post (album version) 4:36
3. Anniversary Song (live) 3:14
4. Tired Eyes 4:05

Track 2 from Pale Sun, Crescent Moon

Tired Eyes has never been released on
a Cowboy Junkies CD, however it is available here:

Out of the Blue: An Acoustic Tribute to Neil Young





Selections from
Natural Born Killers

Promo Release 1994

1. Cowboy Junkies - Sweet Jane
2. Leonard Cohen - The Future


Back artwork only as shown. The beginning of this song 'features' Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis with dialogue from the movie.

Nothing/Interscope PRCD-5899





Anniversary Song

Promo Release 1993

1. Anniversary Song

from Pale Sun, Crescent Moon






BMG Records: RDJ 62745-2






Pale Sun

Promo Release 1993

1. Pale Sun
2. Anniversary Song
3. Hard To Explain
4. Love's Still There


Tracks 1, 2 & 3 from Pale Sun, Crescent Moon.

Love's Still There was unavailable elsewhere until this version was included on Earth Day '96 and on Rarities, B-Sides and Slow, Sad Waltzes. Greg Clarke backing vocals.

RCA US: RDJ 62714-2



Anniversary Song

Promo Release 1993

1. Anniversary Song 3:10
2. Crescent Moon 5:01
3. Leaving Normal 3:55

Tracks 1 and 2 from Pale Sun, Crescent Moon
Track 3 was unavailable until released on
Rarites, B-Sides and Slow Sad Waltzes.

RCA Canada: KCDP-51195



Hard to Explain

Promo Release 1993

1. Hard to Explain
2. Seven Years
3. The Post (Edit)
4. Floorboard Blues

It appears there was no artwork with this promo release, at least the copy I have didn't come with any.

BMG Canada: KCDP-51187



Floorboard Blues

Promo Release 1993

1. Floorboard Blues 2:04

From the back sleeve:
From the forthcoming album
Pale Sun, Crescent Moon,
available Nov. 23.

RCA : RDJ 62681-2





Pale Sun, Crescent Moon

Promo Release 1993

Advanced copy of Pale Sun, Crescent Moon,
in advance of the release date Nov. 23/93

In a cardboard sleeve, front and back shown

RCA : RJC 66344-2



This Street, That Man, This Life
Promo Release 1992


1. This Street, That Man, This Life
from Black Eyed Man

RCA US: RDJ 62310-2




A Horse in the Country
Released 1992

1. A Horse in the Country
2. Oregon Hill
3. Five Room Love Story

Tracks 1 and 2 from Black Eyed Man,
Track 3 was not released elsewhere until
the Rarities CD.

The back cover is shown here.

UK RCA/BMG PD 49110 slimline case
US RCA/BMG KCDP-7287 regular CD case








Southern Rain
Released 1992


Two Versions with same cover

1. Southern Rain (edited version) 4:14
2. Southern Rain (album version) 4:51
RCA Canada: KCDP-7262

and

1. Southern Rain 4:49
2. Lost My Driving Wheel 6:25
3. If You Gotta Go, Go Now 3:05
RCA Canada: 06192-10616-2


Southern Rain is from Black Eyed Man.

Lost My Driving Wheel is also available
on Studio and Born to Choose

If You Gotta Go, Go Now was unavailable
until the Rarities and B-Sides CD.





if you were the woman
and i was the man
Released 1992


1. If You Were The Woman and I Was The Man
2. Townes' Blues


RCA PD 90620







Cowboy Junkies
Promo Release 1992

1. Dead Flowers
2. Captain Kidd
3. Take Me
4. 'Cause Cheap Is How I Feel

Available only as a special item from UK HMV stores when purchasing Black Eyed Man

RCA UK: COWBOY1







Murder, Tonight, In the
Trailer Park

Promo Release 1992

1. Murder, Tonight, In the Trailer Park 4:31
2. Black Eyed Man 3:14

RCA US: RDJ 62206-2




State Trooper
Promo Release 1991

1.State Trooper
2. Baby Please Don't Go

A Promo Release for the reissue of
Whites Off Earth Now!!

RCA PD 49206



The Caution Horses Box
Promo Release 1990

An album sized box set containing:

The Caution Horses CD
The Truth About The Caution Horses CD
A booklet with background on the The Caution Horses



Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning
Released 1990

1. Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning
2. Witches
3. Powderfinger
4. Misguided Angel

Tracks 1, 2 and 3 from The Caution Horses
Track 4 from The Trinity Session

RCA UK: PD 49302



Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning
Japan CD Single Released 1990

1. Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning
2. Witches

All other items listed on this site are full sized CD's unless otherwise noted. This is a small, 3" CD single. Show here is the back. The cover is the same picture as above with the band in shadow walking into the Sharon Temple.

BMG Japan: R10D-143




 

Sun Comes Up
Cassette Single
Released 1990

1. Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning
2. Witches
3. Dead Flowers

both sides

1&2 from The Caution Horses, 3 available only on promo releases


PK 49302 Cassette Single




 

Sun Comes Up
Cassette Single
Released 1990

1. Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning (Edit)
2. Witches

both sides

Both from The Caution Horses


RCA US 7863-59180-4
9180-4-RS



Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning
10" Vinyl 45RPM Release 1990

A1. Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning
A2. Witches
B1. Captain Kidd (Traditional)
B2. Powderfinger

This version of Captain Kidd is only avalable here and on a CD promo release (see below)

RCA UK: PT 49288


 

'Cause Cheap Is How I Feel
Promo Release 1990

1. 'Cause Cheap Is How I Feel 4:13
2. Dead Flowers (Jagger/Richards) 4:52
3. Captain Kidd (traditional) 4:41

Track 1 from The Caution Horses
Tracks 2 and 3 recorded at the Sharon Temple, April 1989

This version of Captain Kidd is only avalable here and on a
10" vinyl (see above)

RCA US: 2612-2-RDJ



 

'Cause Cheap Is How I Feel
UK Release 1990

There are at least 3 separate releases with this cover

1. 'Cause Cheap Is How I Feel
2. Decoration Day
3. State Trooper
4. Take Me

RCA UK: CD Version PD49268 and 12" Single Version PT49268
_______________________________________

A. 'Cause Cheap Is How I Feel
B. Thirty Summers

RCA UK: 7" Single PB49267


 

Rock and Bird (remix)
Promo CD Released 1990

Featuring Bruce Hornsby on piano

Recorded at Eastern Studios, Toronto, Canada
Produced by Peter Moore


2701-2-RDJ

 

 

Misguided Angel 7" Single
Released 1989

Misguided Angel (edit) 4:08
both sides

Jukebox 100th Anniversary
RCA Canada: 8977-7-R




 

Misguided Angel
Cassette Single
Released 1989

Misguided Angel (edit)
Postcard Blues
both sides


RCA 8977-4-RS Cassette Single



Misguided Angel
Released 1989

12" Single and CD
Side A
1. Misguided Angel (edit)
2. Misguided Angel (live)

Side B
1. Sweet Jane (live)
2. Me and the Devil (live)
3. Walking After Midnight (live)

RCA CD: 8958-2-RDJ




 

Blue Moon Revisited
45 Vinyl Released 1989


1. Blue Moon Revisited
2. To Love is to Bury (Live)

Note: There are multiple versions available
including a 12" featuring a 3rd track
3. Blue Moon Revisited (Live)




 

Blue Moon Revisited
10" 45 Vinyl Poster Bag Single
Released 1989

Side A
1. Blue Moon Revisited
2. You Will Be Loved Again (Live)

Side B
1. Shining Moon (Live)
2. Walking After Midnight (Live)

Live songs recorded live at the Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA, on March 30, 1989, Poster Bag Design: James Wolf

Cooking Vinyl FRYX 011


 

Sweet Jane
1989 Promotional Copy

 

1. Sweet Jane 3.41

RCA US: 8879-2-RDJ


 

Sweet Jane
1989 Promo Cassette

 

Sweet Jane
200 More Miles

Same on both sides

RCA US: 7863-58879-4
8879-4-RS


 

The Trinity Session
1989 Promo Release

A promo CD for the release of the RCA version of The Trinity Session. Contains the same CD as the official RCA release with a rare booklet (shown) with quotes inside from Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Music Express and USA Today.


RCA:8568-2-R-SP (Booklet)
RCA: 8568-2-R (CD)


 

Misguided Angel
1988 Promo Release

 

1. Misguided Angel (Edited Version) 3:57
2. Misguided Angel (Album Version) 4:48


RCA Canada: 8898-2-RDJ




 

Sweet Jane
1988 12" Vinyl Promo Release

 

1. Sweet Jane 3:41
Both Sides



RCA Canada: 8759-1-RDAA

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Last Update: October 18, 2015
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