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All Music Guide - Jana Pendragon
In the same vein as Townes Van Zandt, Beaver Nelson is a songwriter with an interesting bent and a most individual way of looking at the world. Having survived the disappointment of several run-ins with Nashville, Nelson surfaces strong and without compromise. His music is very much about the pain of simply being alive, yet he injects a dose of humor into his view of things. Songs like "Landed In the Mud" and "One Car Collision" are typical. Lyrically, he shows a great deal of skill, and his wordplay flows fluidly into his music. "Too Much Moonlight" and "Things Get Shaky 'Round Midnight" are fine examples of his almost scholarly approach. A wise old soul who has lived ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jana Pendragon
In the same vein as Townes Van Zandt, Beaver Nelson is a songwriter with an interesting bent and a most individual way of looking at the world. Having survived the disappointment of several run-ins with Nashville, Nelson surfaces strong and without compromise. His music is very much about the pain of simply being alive, yet he injects a dose of humor into his view of things. Songs like "Landed In the Mud" and "One Car Collision" are typical. Lyrically, he shows a great deal of skill, and his wordplay flows fluidly into his music. "Too Much Moonlight" and "Things Get Shaky 'Round Midnight" are fine examples of his almost scholarly approach. A wise old soul who has lived many lifetimes, Nelson continues to forge ahead, charting new territory as a songwriter of distinction. More ragged troubadour than stage-crashing pop-star, Beaver Nelson is an original whose gruff fa├žade becomes more and more attractive as the moonlight fades and the music takes over.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/13/1998
  • Label: Freedom (City Hall)
  • UPC: 600054101922
  • Catalog Number: 1019
  • Sales rank: 229,123

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Beaver Nelson Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Jules Shear Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Michael Fracasso Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Rich Brotherton Mandolin
Champ Hood Fiddle
Gurf Morlix Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Mark Patterson Percussion, Drums
George Reiff Bass
Kevin Carroll Mandolin
Technical Credits
Joe Blaney Engineer
Rich Brotherton Producer
Champ Hood Producer
Mark Patterson Producer
George Reiff Producer
Jud Newcomb Producer
Jerry Tubb Mastering
Peter Gordon Producer
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