2010 marks the 25th anniversary of Valley Of Rain - the debut album by Giant Sand. Fire Records is proud to announce the start of a Giant Sand/ Howe Gelb series of rolling reissues from September 2010, which will see the re-release of roughly 30 albums.
Ramp was originally released in 1991 and is the seventh Giant Sand reissue in the series from Fire Records.
For Ramp Giant Sand ushered in several new members to the fold, including young bassist Joey burns, the stunning voice of 74 year old Pappy Allen, and our sweet, sweet friend Victoria Williams They had begun recording in Tucson and finished it back in Venice, CA at Mad Dog studio. The first track was produced by Dusty Wakeman and featured the late great Duane Jarvis.