Blue Bones

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Canadian country singer/songwriter Kim Beggs may hail from north of the U.S.-Canada border, but she maintains a familiar rural, working-class persona on her third album, Blue Bones. In her breathy, childlike voice, she recounts tales of lost souls, frequently drenched in alcohol, spending their time in bars when they aren't speeding down the road. The songs are set to country shuffles prominently featuring twangy string instruments or florid organ fills that contrast well with Beggs' singing. She throws in covers of Bob Dylan's "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" and the country standard "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes," among others, but it's her originals that ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Canadian country singer/songwriter Kim Beggs may hail from north of the U.S.-Canada border, but she maintains a familiar rural, working-class persona on her third album, Blue Bones. In her breathy, childlike voice, she recounts tales of lost souls, frequently drenched in alcohol, spending their time in bars when they aren't speeding down the road. The songs are set to country shuffles prominently featuring twangy string instruments or florid organ fills that contrast well with Beggs' singing. She throws in covers of Bob Dylan's "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" and the country standard "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes," among others, but it's her originals that demonstrate the similarity between honky tonk sensibilities wherever they may be found in North America. There are more references to cold weather than might be expected if this were an album coming out of Nashville, but many of the concerns are the same.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/20/2010
  • Label: Black Hen
  • UPC: 654367020241
  • Catalog Number: 64
  • Sales rank: 276,320

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kim Beggs Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals, 6-string Banjo, Harmony
Laurie Lewis Harmony
Gurf Morlix Vocals, Harmony
Keith Lowe Electric Bass, Double Bass
Moritz Behm Violin
John Raham Drums
Chris Gestrin Organ, Piano, Wurlitzer, Phillycorda
Ben Rogalsky Harmony
Steve Dawson Percussion, Pedal Steel Guitar, Electric Guitar, Melodica, Mellotron, Pump Organ, Weissenborn, Guitar (Baritone)
Natalie Edelson Harmony
Jeanne Tolmie Harmony
Joey Wright Mandolin
Technical Credits
Laurie Lewis Engineer
Bob Dylan Composer
Jack Clement Composer
Patty Griffin Composer
Gurf Morlix Engineer
Sheldon Zaharko Engineer
A Man Called Wrycraft Art Direction, Layout
Traditional Composer
Steve Dawson Producer, Engineer
Kim Beggs Composer, Executive Producer, Whistle
Bob Hamilton Mastering
Wynn Gogol Engineer
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