Puzzles

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All Music Guide - Thom Owens
The single-disc, 29-track compilation Puzzles collects all of Ed Bruce's RCA recordings from the late '60s, including "Blue Denim Eyes," "By Route of New Orleans," "Walker's Woods," "Last Train to Clarksville," "Painted Girls and Wine," "Memphis Morning," "Why Can't I Come Home," "Ninety Seven More to Go," "Give Me More Than You Can Take," "Something Else to Mess Your Mind" and no less than three versions of the title track. While this material is not among Bruce's best-known, it is among his best. Though the duplicate versions of some tracks can be tedious -- "Puzzles" is presented in three versions, there are two takes of "I'd Be Best Leaving You," there are both dubbed ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Owens
The single-disc, 29-track compilation Puzzles collects all of Ed Bruce's RCA recordings from the late '60s, including "Blue Denim Eyes," "By Route of New Orleans," "Walker's Woods," "Last Train to Clarksville," "Painted Girls and Wine," "Memphis Morning," "Why Can't I Come Home," "Ninety Seven More to Go," "Give Me More Than You Can Take," "Something Else to Mess Your Mind" and no less than three versions of the title track. While this material is not among Bruce's best-known, it is among his best. Though the duplicate versions of some tracks can be tedious -- "Puzzles" is presented in three versions, there are two takes of "I'd Be Best Leaving You," there are both dubbed and undubbed versions of "Painted Girls and Wine" and "Blue Bayou" -- Puzzles nevertheless is an excellent way to become acquainted with a fine, underappreciated talent.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/2/1995
  • Label: Bear Family
  • UPC: 790051158309
  • Catalog Number: 15830

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ed Bruce Primary Artist, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Leader, Vocals
John Hartford Banjo
Onie Wheeler Harmonica
Pete Drake Steel Guitar
Brenton Banks Violin
Jerry Carrigan Drums
Marvin Chantry Viola
Bobby Dyson Electric Bass
Ray Edenton Rhythm Guitar
Jack Eubanks Electric Guitar
Roy M. "Junior" Husky Bass
Wayne Moss Electric Guitar
Louis Dean Nunley Choir, Chorus
Norbert Putnam Bass
Jerry Shook Rhythm Guitar
Henry Strzelecki Bass
Gary VanOsdale Viola
D. Bergen White Choir, Chorus
Marijohn Wilkin Choir, Chorus
Dorothy Ann Dillard Choir, Chorus
Glenn Baxter Choir, Chorus
Sadao Harada Cello
Priscilla Ann Hubbard Choir, Chorus
Kazuhide Isomura Violin
Mary Greene Choir, Chorus
Jerry Reed Hubbard Guitar, Electric Guitar
Fred Carter Jr. Guitar, Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Leader
William Guilford Wright Jr. Choir, Chorus
Harold E. Cruthirds Jr. Cello
Byron Williams Violin
Technical Credits
Colin Escott Liner Notes, Biographical Information
Bob Ferguson Producer
Bruce Hailstalk Tape Research
Duncan Cowell Mastering
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Richard Weize Reissue Producer, Tape Research
Sylke Holtrop Artwork
Gerd Weiler Artwork
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