Going Driftless: An Artist's Tribute to Greg Brown

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All Music Guide - Jeff Burger
If you're familiar with Greg Brown's 16-CD catalog, you know it's more than good enough to justify this tribute album and the wider audience that the disc might help to bring. Certainly, it would be hard to imagine a better tribute than this one, which features consistently top-notch performances by both well-known and obscure female singer/songwriters. Most of Brown's best tracks are here, and they convey the full range of his talent -- the indelible melodies, the eye for detail, the ability to convey emotion, and the humor that runs through much of his work. Among the highlights: Lucinda Williams' reading of "Lately," which sounds so perfectly matched to her style that it...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jeff Burger
If you're familiar with Greg Brown's 16-CD catalog, you know it's more than good enough to justify this tribute album and the wider audience that the disc might help to bring. Certainly, it would be hard to imagine a better tribute than this one, which features consistently top-notch performances by both well-known and obscure female singer/songwriters. Most of Brown's best tracks are here, and they convey the full range of his talent -- the indelible melodies, the eye for detail, the ability to convey emotion, and the humor that runs through much of his work. Among the highlights: Lucinda Williams' reading of "Lately," which sounds so perfectly matched to her style that it could have been issued from her pen; Iris Dement's cover of "The Train Carrying Jimmie Rodgers Home," one of several tracks here that has the same sort of timeless feeling you get from the Band's music; and Shawn Colvin's lovely take on the lilting "Say a Little Prayer."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/10/2002
  • Label: Red House
  • UPC: 033651014522
  • Catalog Number: 145
  • Sales rank: 18,294

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Lately - Lucinda Williams (4:45)
  2. 2 The Poet Game - Ani DiFranco (7:22)
  3. 3 The Train Carrying Jimmie Rodgers Home - Iris DeMent (3:22)
  4. 4 Where Is Maria? - Ferron (4:18)
  5. 5 Sleeper - Eliza Gilkyson (4:47)
  6. 6 Ella Mae - Pieta Zoe & Constie Brown (4:17)
  7. 7 Summer Evening - Gillian Welch (3:18)
  8. 8 Small Dark Movie - Lucy Kaplansky (2:56)
  9. 9 Spring and All - Mary Chapin Carpenter (3:38)
  10. 10 Say a Little Prayer - Shawn Colvin (4:17)
  11. 11 Early - Victoria Williams (4:01)
  12. 12 Two Little Feet - Karen Savoca (4:43)
  13. 13 Hey Baby Hey - Robin Lee Berry (3:37)
  14. 14 Wash My Eyes - Leandra Peak (3:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Iris DeMent Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Eliza Gilkyson Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Shawn Colvin Vocals
Lucinda Williams Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Victoria Williams Electric Guitar, Harmonium, Vocals, Background Vocals
Mark Howard Acoustic Guitar
Ani DiFranco Guitar, Vocals, Omnichord
Lucy Kaplansky Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Marty Ballou Electric Bass
Roscoe Beck Upright Bass
Rich Brotherton Acoustic Guitar, national steel guitar
Larry Campbell Electric Guitar
Mary Chapin Carpenter Vocals, Background Vocals
Don Heffington Drums, Background Vocals, Washtub Bass
John Jennings Background Vocals, Multi Instruments
Shelley Jennings Electric Guitar
Eric Kilburn Harmonica
Mike Levesque Drums
Gene Libbea Upright Bass
Robert McEntee Electric Guitar
Bo Ramsey Electric Guitar, Weissenborn
Jami Sieber Electric Cello
Hans Teuber Bass Clarinet
David Webb Hammond Organ
Glenn Fukunaga Electric Bass
Gillian Welch Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
John Munson Bass
Jason Mercer Upright Bass
David Rawlings Background Vocals, Lap Steel Guitar
Wally Doggett Cajon
Dirk Freymuth Electric Guitar
David Jacques Bass
Leandra Peak Vocals
Karen Savoca Percussion, Vocals
Glenn Wolff Acoustic Bass
Neal Hagberg Acoustic Guitar, Vocal Harmony
T-Bone Wolk Bass
Cisco Ryder Cajon
Pieta Brown Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Pete Heitzman Guitar
Anton Hatwich Standup Bass
Technical Credits
Eliza Gilkyson Producer
Lucinda Williams Producer
Marvin Sease Composer
Jim Rooney Producer
Ani DiFranco Producer
Lucy Kaplansky Producer
Marc Anderson Producer
Larry Campbell Producer
Bob Feldman Executive Producer
David Glasser Remastering
Mark Hallman Engineer
Brian Harrison Engineer
John Jennings Producer, Engineer
Eric Kilburn Engineer
Marty Lester Engineer
Eric Peltoniemi Liner Notes
Bo Ramsey Producer
Ben Wittman Engineer
Stevie Wonder Composer
Mark Miller Engineer
Gillian Welch Producer
David Rawlings Producer, Engineer
Mark Nathan Engineer
Rob Genadek Engineer
Carla Leighton Art Direction
Karen Savoca Producer
Neal Hagberg Producer
Charlie McGovern Engineer
Patrick Niemisto Engineer
Pieta Brown Producer
Mabel Allbright Producer
Pete Heitzman Producer, Engineer
Patrick Brickel Engineer
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