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All Music Guide - Jeff Burger
Topical folk like this ruled FM radio in the late '60s and early '70s, but today, Pat Humphries' odes to racial and sexual freedom and union organizing can sound pretty anachronistic. That's not to say there aren't some excellent songs on this CD, which features a preponderance of lilting originals, plus covers from the likes of Tom Pacheco, Mimi Farina, and Phil Ochs whose previously unrecorded pro-labor anthem "Hands" opens the disc. Like such artists as Joan Baez, though, Humphries can come across as humorless and a bit preachy at times. This good album would have been better with a few light touches -- and a few less platitudes about ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jeff Burger
Topical folk like this ruled FM radio in the late '60s and early '70s, but today, Pat Humphries' odes to racial and sexual freedom and union organizing can sound pretty anachronistic. That's not to say there aren't some excellent songs on this CD, which features a preponderance of lilting originals, plus covers from the likes of Tom Pacheco, Mimi Farina, and Phil Ochs whose previously unrecorded pro-labor anthem "Hands" opens the disc. Like such artists as Joan Baez, though, Humphries can come across as humorless and a bit preachy at times. This good album would have been better with a few light touches -- and a few less platitudes about freedom, justice, and love.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/23/2001
  • Label: Appleseed Records
  • UPC: 611587104526
  • Catalog Number: 1045
  • Sales rank: 271,018

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hands (5:45)
  2. 2 Indian Prayer (Indanee) (2:56)
  3. 3 No Sweat (4:36)
  4. 4 Another New Year (3:37)
  5. 5 Bread and Roses (3:15)
  6. 6 Bound for Freedom (3:18)
  7. 7 Cold Cup of Water (3:40)
  8. 8 in This Life (3:29)
  9. 9 I'll Be There (You Can Tell) (4:07)
  10. 10 People Love (3:20)
  11. 11 We Were There (4:07)
  12. 12 Let Her Go (4:37)
  13. 13 Swimming to the Other Side (4:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Pat Humphries Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
David Amram Flute, Percussion, Drums, Human Whistle, Whistle (Instrument), Rattle, cowbell, Guiro, Wood Block, Lakota Flute
Kim & Reggie Harris Vocal Harmony
Reggie Harris Vocal Harmony
David Hornung Accordion
Abby Newton Cello
Mark Rust Banjo
Tani Tabbal Conga, Drums, Shaker
Jay Ungar Fiddle
Tom Prasada-Rao Piano
Steve Rust Bass
Kim Harris Vocal Harmony
Sandy Opatow Vocal Harmony
Technical Credits
Chris Anderson Engineer, Mastering
Tom Pacheco Composer
Pat Humphries Producer, Cover Design
Abby Newton Producer, Mastering
Sandy Opatow Arranger
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