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The Ballad of Nora Lee

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Released  September 5, 2005
Length  45:58
Artist  Helldorado
Recorded  2005
Producer  Helldorado & Eirik Lye
Release date  5 September 2005
Label  Checkpoint Charlie Audio Productions
Genres  Americana, Garage rock, Country rock, Alternative country
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Helldorado the ballad of nora lee

The Ballad Of Nora Lee is third studio album from the Norwegian band Helldorado.

The album shows a band that is still deeply fascinated and inspired by Americana music and subculture, combining elements from different genres.


The Turkish National Football Team has chosen Helldorado's "A Drinking Song" as their new Football Anthem for the Euro 2008 Championship. "A Drinking Song" was A-listed on Turkish TV Channel "Dream-TV". It was on high rotation on the channel and it was rated video of the week.

The ballad of nora lee helldorado full album

Track listing

All songs by Dag S. Vagle; except "Helltown" and "A Drinking Song" - music by Vagle, lyrics by Vagle & Hans A. Wassvik, "Guitar Noir" music by Vagle, lyrics by Wassvik, "Waiting Around To Die" - music & lyrics by Townes Van Zandt.

  1. "The Ballad of Nora Lee" – 5:02
  2. "Just Like Fire" – 4:06
  3. "Helltown" – 3:24
  4. "The Black Winds" – 4:35
  5. "Down to the Water" – 4:37
  6. "Guitar Noir" – 3:46
  7. "Rock Your Soul" – 3:47
  8. "So Long Ago" – 3:35
  9. "Honky Tonk Aliens" – 3:21
  10. "A Drinking Song" – 3:21
  11. "The Devil's Kiss" – 2:46
  12. "Waiting Around to Die" – 3:38


  • Dag S. Vagle: Vocal, Guitar, Banjo, Bouzouki, Piano, Harmonica
  • Bård Halsne: Guitar, Glockenspiel, Backing Vocal
  • Hans A. Wassvik: Bass, Zither
  • Morten Jackman: Drums, Saw, Percussion
  • Guest musicians

  • Ole Zweidorf - Violin (5,9)
  • Rune Helland -- Pedal Steel (4), Lap Steel (12)
  • Agne Saeverund -Organ (2,3,6,11)
  • Didrick Ingvaldsen - Trumpet (5,8,10)
  • Ry Krueger - Slide Guitar (6)
  • The String Quartet - Strings (1,4,8)
  • Bengt Olav Hansen - String arrangements (1,4,8)
  • Songs

    1The Ballad of Nora Lee5:02
    2Just Like Fire4:07


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