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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Peter Stampfel himself has gone on record with his dissatisfaction with this LP, which he found too stiff and slick. Recorded in Nashville with ex-Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore engineering, and Pete Drake and D.J. Fontana helping out occasionally, it's certainly more professionally produced than anything the Rounders did in the '60s. That doesn't necessarily mean it's bad; a lot of it's mildly bent countrified folk-rock. The zaniness of previous Rounders releases is toned down considerably, but on the other hand it's a lot more listenable than, say, Indian War Whoop. "Boobs a Lot," which the Fugs had recorded back in the mid-'60s, would become the most widely ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Peter Stampfel himself has gone on record with his dissatisfaction with this LP, which he found too stiff and slick. Recorded in Nashville with ex-Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore engineering, and Pete Drake and D.J. Fontana helping out occasionally, it's certainly more professionally produced than anything the Rounders did in the '60s. That doesn't necessarily mean it's bad; a lot of it's mildly bent countrified folk-rock. The zaniness of previous Rounders releases is toned down considerably, but on the other hand it's a lot more listenable than, say, Indian War Whoop. "Boobs a Lot," which the Fugs had recorded back in the mid-'60s, would become the most widely known Rounders track, with the exception of "Bird Song."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/28/2009
  • Label: Sundazed Music Inc.
  • UPC: 090771525314
  • Catalog Number: 5253
  • Sales rank: 291,864

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Holy Modal Rounders Primary Artist
Peter Stampfel Banjo, Violin, Vocals, Background Vocals, Noise
Tracy Nelson Vocal Harmony
John Wesley Annis Bass, Bass (Vocal), Drums, Kazoo, Vocals, Background Vocals, Jug, Animal Sounds
D.J. Fontana Bongos, Tambourine, Jawbone
Robin Remaily Acoustic Guitar, Clarinet, Guitar, Mandolin, Violin, Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Jew's Harp, Vocals, Background Vocals, Oscillator, Sounds
Richard Tyler Organ, Piano
Steve Weber Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Animal Sounds
Michael McCarty Drums, Tambourine, Vocals, Background Vocals, cowbell
Steve Riddle Vocal Harmony
Peter Drake Steel Guitar
D.J. Fountain Bongos, Tambourine, Jawbone
John Wesley Annas Background Vocals
Robin Remaily Acoustic Guitar
Technical Credits
Peter Stampfel Liner Notes
Michael Hurley Illustrations, Cover Illustration
Bob Dorough Producer, Audio Production
Robin Remaily Composer
Ed Rice Original Mix
Steve Weber Composer
Michael McCarty Composer
Steve Riddle Contributor
Bob Irwin Mastering
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