Known by genre aficionados as one of the greatest singers and most riveting stage presences in soul music, Jackie Shane has remained largely unknown outside Toronto, where her career briefly flowered in the 1960s. Beyond her unmistakable gift of the gab, Shane is a pioneer of transgender rights, born in a male body but unabashedly living her entire life as a woman at a time when to do so seemed unthinkable. Any Other Way is the first artist-approved collection of Ms. Shane's work, collecting all six of her 45s and every highlight from the legendary 1967 live sessions at the Sapphire Tavern, including three mind blowing, previously-unreleased tracks. Rob Bowman's 20,000 word essay is Jackie's first communication with the public in nearly half a century, telling for the first time ever Jackie Shane's story in her own words.
Track List: 1.1 Sticks and Stones 1.2 Any Other Way 1.3 In My Tenement 1.4 Comin' Down 1.5 Money (That's What I Want) 1.6 I've Really Got the Blues 1.7 Send Me Some Lovin' 1.8 You Are My Sunshine 1.9 Stand Up Straight and Tall 1.10 Knock on Wood Live 1.11 Money (That's What I Want) Live 1.12 Raindrops Live 1.13 You're the One (That I Need) Live 1.14 Don't Play That Song (You Lied) Live 1.15 Papa's Got a Brand New Bag Live 1.16 Any Other Way Live 1.17 You Are My Sunshine Live 1.18 I Don't Want to Cry Live 1.19 Shotgun Live 1.20 New Way of Lovin' 1.21 Cruel Cruel World