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Legendary Marvin Pontiac
     

Legendary Marvin Pontiac

by Marvin Pontiac
 
John Lurie is a brilliant and amusing musician, and his work with his band the Lounge Lizards strikes a nice balance between his sensitive musicianship and his wit. He masquerades here as the legendary (and fictitious) blues nutcase Marvin Pontiac. The West African-inspired "Small Car" is a charming song,

Overview

John Lurie is a brilliant and amusing musician, and his work with his band the Lounge Lizards strikes a nice balance between his sensitive musicianship and his wit. He masquerades here as the legendary (and fictitious) blues nutcase Marvin Pontiac. The West African-inspired "Small Car" is a charming song, while others, like "I'm a Doggy," border on precious.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/11/2000
Label:
Strange & Beautiful
UPC:
0655217001823
catalogNumber:
18

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Performance Credits

Marvin Pontiac   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Alto,Harmonica,Keyboards,Alto Saxophone,fender rhodes,wah wah guitar,Casio
Evan Lurie   Piano,Electric Piano
Marc Ribot   Acoustic Guitar
Adele Bertei   Background Vocals
Bill Ware   Marimbas,Balafon
Art Baron   Trombone
Danny Blume   Guitar
Tony Garnier   Bass
Angélique Kidjo   Vocals
John Medeski   Organ,Piano,Clavinet,Mellotron
Erik Sanko   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Drums
Tony Scherr   Bass,Background Vocals,Slide Guitar
Doug Wieselman   Ocarina,Baritone
Billy Martin   Percussion,Shaker,Shekere
Michael Blake   Tenor Saxophone
Jane Scarpantoni   Cello
Kenny Wollesen   Percussion,Drums
Kate Fenner   Background Vocals
Mauro Refosco   Percussion,Gong
Calvin Weston   Drums,Background Vocals,Balafon
Eszter Balint   Background Vocals
Steven Bernstein   Trumpet,Background Vocals
Jaime Scott   Guitar,Background Vocals
Renee French   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Patrick Dillett   Producer
Calvin Weston   Lyricist

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