Shovels and Rope / Third Man Records Contest

Shovels and Rope Johnny 99

Casa Twang is proud to offer the latest from Jack White’s Third Man Records excellent Blue Series. The 7-inch vinyl features Charleston indie-folk duo Shovels and Rope covering Bruce Springsteen’s “Johnny 99” (listen below) on one side and Tom Waits’ “Bad As Me” on the other.

The Third Man’s Blue Series brings singers and bands traveling through Nashville by the third Man Studio to record one or two songs. The songs are then, as soon as possible, made available on 7” vinyl and digitally on itunes. The series also includes releases by Brittany Howard and Ruby Amanfu, Seasick Steve, Chris Thile with Micheal Daves , The Secret Sisters, Wanda Jackson and others.

It’s easy to enter in the contest, just leave a comment below! The picked at random winner will receive the 7-inch vinyl and a CD copy of the release. Winner needs to be located in the United States and will be picked at on 12 PM Pacific Time on Sunday, April 7th. Comment away and good luck!

UPDATE: Amanda Ramsey is the winner! Thanks all for commenting and look for more contests soon!

62 thoughts on “Shovels and Rope / Third Man Records Contest

  1. April 3, 2013 at 11:00 am

    the single sounds AMAZING. fingers crossed for the win!

  2. michael dale rose
    April 3, 2013 at 11:01 am

    very impressed with shovels and rope – pick me, please!!!

  3. Chris Chizinski
    April 3, 2013 at 11:02 am

    Amazing cover and great idea for a record series!

  4. jeff
    April 3, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Love these guys.

  5. April 3, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Shovels & Rope covering the boss!

  6. David Horton
    April 3, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Well now, isn’t this a most excellent give-away!

  7. April 3, 2013 at 11:08 am

    This is my entry for the contest! Gimme! Thanks.

  8. Jess Major
    April 3, 2013 at 11:13 am

    Awesome thanks for sharing!

  9. Andrew Holland
    April 3, 2013 at 11:23 am

    Saw them last November. One of the best shows I have ever seen!

  10. Laurel Buchi-Fotre
    April 3, 2013 at 11:44 am

    Carrie Ann Hearst is the baddest lady in town.

  11. Mike Cobb
    April 3, 2013 at 11:50 am

    Can’t wait to catch them at the Ryman with the Dawes……. hope you can do one with them too !!!!! Great Day’s are coming back to music……. Thanks. M.

  12. April 3, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    Since it’s a cover of The Boss, shouldn’t the winner be someone from Jersey? Just sayin…

  13. Mike Beebe
    April 3, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Since it’s a cover of Tom Waits shouldn’t the winner be from San Diego? Just sayin… 😉

  14. melinda
    April 3, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    Mighty Fine

  15. April 3, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    I want this!!! Not only do I love love LOVE Shovels & Rope, but I am a huge Tom Waits fan as well!

  16. April 3, 2013 at 4:31 pm

    Love the 7″ single concept, and I dig Shovels & Rope. I also enjoy reading your blog, man. Keep up the good work.

  17. April 3, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    Shovels & Rope is fantastic. I hope they’re breaking big!

  18. Chris
    April 3, 2013 at 6:16 pm

    Everything they do is magic.

  19. Andrea
    April 3, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    Johnny 99!

  20. Bill
    April 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm

    Shovels and rope are the truth.

  21. Karen
    April 3, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    Cary Anne heArst is punk rock Loretta Lynn.

  22. Brittany
    April 4, 2013 at 4:50 am

    I love Shovels & Rope, I hope I win!

  23. Dan
    April 4, 2013 at 11:19 am

    Sounds AWESOME!

  24. April 4, 2013 at 11:23 am

    I’m confident that I will win.

  25. Eric Harmon
    April 4, 2013 at 11:37 am

    Shovels and Rope showing the Boss whose boss!

  26. Kali Durga
    April 4, 2013 at 11:40 am

    So glad I got to see Sho-Ro in an intimate setting before this. This single is sure to be the beginning of their big time.

  27. Cortney Hill
    April 4, 2013 at 11:43 am

    I would love to win a shovels & rope vinyl!

  28. Sarah Myers
    April 4, 2013 at 11:56 am

    Ooh, yes please! Just ordered a new needle for my record player 🙂

  29. April 4, 2013 at 11:56 am

    Shoves and Rope, seen them a bunch of times, one of the best around.

  30. Allison
    April 4, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    Love Shovels and Rope!!

  31. Tim
    April 4, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    This is cool. Thanks for the chance to win this!

  32. Jeff Thurau
    April 4, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    i’m a new convert! thank you third Man for turning me on to so much good music. Shovels and Rope really breath new life into Johnny 99 and make it their own. And thank you Twang Nation!

  33. Trish
    April 4, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    Jack White is a genius

  34. David vale
    April 4, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    Saweeeeet comp!!

  35. emmy lunatic
    April 4, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    Awesome album!

  36. April 4, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    If they ever come to albuquerque ill be first in line. Can’t wait to get my hands on that seven inch.

  37. Jay Kranz
    April 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Love third man. Hope I get this. Thanks!

  38. Brian Baker
    April 4, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    Go ahead and pick me I dare you

  39. Matt Ortt
    April 4, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Exciting stuff!! Great Bands!!! Fingers crossed!!

  40. Robert McMenamin
    April 4, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    I’m a cruel clown grinning ear to ear!!!

  41. April 4, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    I’m seeing them open for Dawes at the Ryman so this is a wonderful giveaway!

  42. Eric
    April 4, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    These two are on their way.

  43. Brad
    April 4, 2013 at 7:34 pm

    Shovels and Rope are a great duo. Covering Tom Waits and Springsteen is even better. Sounds great live, can’t wait to spin this

  44. Mike Hayden
    April 4, 2013 at 9:03 pm

    I’m always excited about new Third Man Records Blue Series releases and today just feels like the right time to win one.

  45. Jim C
    April 5, 2013 at 6:42 am

    Great covers, great band, great series.

  46. Panos P.
    April 5, 2013 at 8:02 am

    Sweet! I’m in!

  47. Clément
    April 5, 2013 at 10:24 am

    Great contest for

  48. James Martin
    April 5, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Would love to win this! Shovels and Rope were on the best bands I discovered last year.

  49. Ray
    April 5, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    @shovelsandrope crazy good, hoping they do a show in jersey

  50. Chris Langill
    April 6, 2013 at 6:32 am

    LOVE it! These kids and Jack White never cease to amaze me!

  51. Matthew
    April 6, 2013 at 8:58 am

    I can’t wait to see these guys at Newport Folk Festival this year!

  52. Jason
    April 7, 2013 at 7:06 am

    They’re always spectacular! The 7″ would be a nice addition to my vinyl collection.

  53. Lauren Ryan
    April 7, 2013 at 10:04 am

    Shovels & Rope is about to take over the world with their insane talent. Thank you for making the music that you two do!

  54. April 7, 2013 at 10:05 am

    Shovels & Rope doing a springsteen cover?! Yes please!

  55. Robert
    April 7, 2013 at 10:08 am

    ShoRo ForSho

  56. Blaire Myrick
    April 7, 2013 at 10:15 am

    shovels and rope makes me want to make music again! one of the best bands out there, by far.

  57. April 7, 2013 at 10:18 am

    For the win!

  58. Al Giesler
    April 7, 2013 at 10:18 am

    I have seen Shovels and Rope 3 times and they keep getting better and better. Love the energy and the emotion they bring to the table.

  59. Vanna
    April 7, 2013 at 10:23 am

    Absolutely adore Shovels & Rope. Beautiful couple, kick-ass music!

  60. Leanne Holliman
    April 7, 2013 at 10:24 am

    Would love to win!

  61. Stephanie link
    April 7, 2013 at 11:57 am

    Love me some Shovels and Rope!

  62. Ray Redding
    April 13, 2013 at 8:29 am

    i want to win.

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