Flying Saucer Blues

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All Music Guide - Denise Sullivan
Never one to rely on formula, Case mixes his brand of incisive folk-rock with some simpatico musical styles for his seventh solo album, a sort of companion to its predecessor, Full Service No Waiting. Using a folk-rock base for songs like "Paradise Etc." and "Black Dirt & Clay," Case continues to ponder his past in song -- from East Coast kid to California musician and seeker. Aiding the new dimension are a folk-blues boogie with horns, "Cool Drink O' Water," and a smoky cabaret number, "Lost in Your Eyes." An old-fashioned Mexican folk melody moves the spiritually directed "Cold Trail Blues"; there's only one of his signature long narrative pieces "Two Heroes". For...
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All Music Guide - Denise Sullivan
Never one to rely on formula, Case mixes his brand of incisive folk-rock with some simpatico musical styles for his seventh solo album, a sort of companion to its predecessor, Full Service No Waiting. Using a folk-rock base for songs like "Paradise Etc." and "Black Dirt & Clay," Case continues to ponder his past in song -- from East Coast kid to California musician and seeker. Aiding the new dimension are a folk-blues boogie with horns, "Cool Drink O' Water," and a smoky cabaret number, "Lost in Your Eyes." An old-fashioned Mexican folk melody moves the spiritually directed "Cold Trail Blues"; there's only one of his signature long narrative pieces "Two Heroes". For the second time running, producer Andrew Williams guides a slight departure and successful collaboration.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/18/2000
  • Label: Vanguard Records
  • UPC: 015707955928
  • Catalog Number: 79559
  • Sales rank: 264,021

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peter Case Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals, Guitar (12 String Acoustic), Guitar (Baritone)
Don Heffington Percussion
David Jackson Upright Bass
Greg Leisz Dobro, Mandolin, Pedal Steel Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar
Darrell Leonard Horn
Joe Sublett Horn
David Perales Violin
Andrew Williams Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Glockenspiel, Harmonium, Vocals, Vocal Harmony, Guitar (Baritone)
Gabe Witcher Fiddle
Sandy Chila Drums, Snare Drums
Technical Credits
Andrew Williams Producer, Engineer
Doug Erb Illustrations
Michael Meltzer Engineer
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