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All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Keyboardist Merl Saunders roamed through the vaults at Fantasy Records in 1997, where he had recorded a voluminous amount of material in the 1970s, and put together this scintillating retrospective. Filled with multi-track remixes of forgotten masters, unreleased gems, restored parts over previously released material, this features Saunders fronting a bunch of different lineups and utilizing the talents of Jerry Garcia, Michael Bloomfield, David Grisman, Tom Fogerty, Vassar Clements, Kenneth Nash, John Kahn and a young Sheila E. Escovedo. Highlights include "Little Bit of Righteousness" and "Iron House," both featuring great guitar work from Bloomfield, "Wondering Why" and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
Keyboardist Merl Saunders roamed through the vaults at Fantasy Records in 1997, where he had recorded a voluminous amount of material in the 1970s, and put together this scintillating retrospective. Filled with multi-track remixes of forgotten masters, unreleased gems, restored parts over previously released material, this features Saunders fronting a bunch of different lineups and utilizing the talents of Jerry Garcia, Michael Bloomfield, David Grisman, Tom Fogerty, Vassar Clements, Kenneth Nash, John Kahn and a young Sheila E. Escovedo. Highlights include "Little Bit of Righteousness" and "Iron House," both featuring great guitar work from Bloomfield, "Wondering Why" and "Bolinas Brown," showcasing Garcia in two different lineups and "M.S.," perhaps Sheila's first recorded performance.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/21/1997
  • Label: Fantasy
  • UPC: 025218771221
  • Catalog Number: 7712
  • Sales rank: 92,610

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Merl Saunders Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Organ, Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Clavinet, Mellotron, Roland 2000
Michael Bloomfield Guitar
Geoff Muldaur Vocals
Tramaine Hawkins Background Vocals
Walter Hawkins Background Vocals
Jerry Garcia Guitar, Vocals
Chuck Rainey Bass
Michael Howell Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Kenneth Nash Percussion, Bongos, Conga
Tom Fogerty Rhythm Guitar
Gaylord Birch Drums
Vassar Clements Violin
Edwin Hawkins Background Vocals
Billy Fender Rhythm Guitar
Martin Fierro Flute, Saxophone
David Grisman Mandolin
Chris Hayes Guitar
John Kahn Bass
Tony Saunders Bass
Rev. Ron Stallings Saxophone
Larry Vann Drums
Bill Vitt Drums
John Wilmeth Trumpet
Lynette Hawkins-Stephens Vocals
Eccleston W. Wainwright Jr. Drums
(Ex) Cat Heads Conga
Walter Hawkins & The Hawkins Family Vocals
Vince Littleton Percussion, Drums
Ron Stalling Saxophone
Joel Cohen Guitar
Technical Credits
Michael Bloomfield Contributor
Jerry Garcia Contributor
Tom Scott Engineer
Merl Saunders Producer, Remixing
Vassar Clements Contributor
Don Cody Engineer
Steve Fontana Remixing
Brian Gardner Engineer, Mastering
David Grisman Contributor
Rex Jackson Engineer
Skip Shimmin Engineer
Eddie Bill Harris Engineer
Jamie Putnam Art Direction
Betty Cantor Engineer
Mike Lawson Liner Notes
Brian Gadner Engineer, Mastering
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