Red House 25: A Silver Anniversary Retrospective

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Red House 25: A Silver Anniversary Retrospective collects 64 tracks culled from the stalwart contemporary folk/American roots label's quarter of a century tenure as one of the great houses of modern American song. From 1983 to 2008, Red House provided shelter for the likes of Greg Brown, Chenille Sisters, John Gorka, Pat Donohue, Utah Phillips, Cliff Eberhardt, Lucy Kaplansky, Eliza Gilkyson, and Robin & Linda Williams, all of whom appear here with songs both familiar and previously unreleased. Accompanying the silver-embossed box is a 44-page booklet that chronicles the label's history through rare photos, commentary, and testimonials from artists like ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Red House 25: A Silver Anniversary Retrospective collects 64 tracks culled from the stalwart contemporary folk/American roots label's quarter of a century tenure as one of the great houses of modern American song. From 1983 to 2008, Red House provided shelter for the likes of Greg Brown, Chenille Sisters, John Gorka, Pat Donohue, Utah Phillips, Cliff Eberhardt, Lucy Kaplansky, Eliza Gilkyson, and Robin & Linda Williams, all of whom appear here with songs both familiar and previously unreleased. Accompanying the silver-embossed box is a 44-page booklet that chronicles the label's history through rare photos, commentary, and testimonials from artists like Mary Chapin Carpenter, Dar Williams, and Josh Ritter who drew inspiration from Red House's pioneering spirit and vast arsenal of releases.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/25/2008
  • Label: Red House
  • UPC: 033651021520
  • Catalog Number: 215
  • Sales rank: 319,916


Disc 1
  1. 1 The Iowa Waltz - Greg Brown (3:54)
  2. 2 Who Woulda Thunk It? - Greg Brown (4:34)
  3. 3 I'll Be All Right - Dave Moore (2:31)
  4. 4 Sail on Glide - Wise-Magraw (1:51)
  5. 5 The St. James Infirmary - "Spider" John Koerner (3:12)
  6. 6 I Know - John Gorka (2:35)
  7. 7 Bend in the River - Claudia Schmidt (3:20)
  8. 8 Keep It Clean - Judy Larson (3:13)
  9. 9 The Minstrel and the Bear - Mustard's Retreat (3:11)
  10. 10 You Can't Blame a Fool - Pat Donohue (2:51)
  11. 11 Say a Little Prayer - Greg Brown (3:41)
  12. 12 Band of Gold - Prudence Johnson (4:01)
  13. 13 Louisiana Storm - Bill Staines (3:23)
  14. 14 Seduced - The Chenille Sisters (3:41)
  15. 15 Bonnie Mulligan's - Peter Ostroushko (3:52)
  16. 16 Just a Dog - Dave Moore (4:12)
  17. 17 Poor Backslider - Greg Brown (4:09)
  18. 18 Raven in the Storm - John Gorka (3:28)
  19. 19 Black Crow - Claudia Schmidt (3:40)
  20. 20 I've Endured - Stoney Lonesome (2:22)
  21. 21 Potter's Wheel - Acoustic AttaTude (5:03)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Shaggy Pony - Trova (3:53)
  2. 2 Somebody's Home - Lucy Kaplansky (3:42)
  3. 3 Rake and Ramblin' Boy - Ramblin' Jack Elliott (2:25)
  4. 4 Heart of the Heartland - Peter Ostroushko (3:31)
  5. 5 (Can't Go Home) Again - New Dylans (3:29)
  6. 6 Ashfields & Brine - Archie Fisher (2:43)
  7. 7 Past the Point of Rescue - Kate MacKenzie (3:33)
  8. 8 Shake It and Break It - Paul Geremia (2:26)
  9. 9 The Ballad of Eddie Klepp - Chuck Brodsky (3:41)
  10. 10 Penny on the Track - Neal & Leandra (4:22)
  11. 11 Thief River Falls - "Spider" John Koerner (2:56)
  12. 12 All Used Up - Utah Phillips (3:10)
  13. 13 The Trail to Mexico/In the Tap Room/The Banshee - McDades (3:23)
  14. 14 If You Don't Get It at Home - Greg Brown (4:06)
  15. 15 À La Claire Fontaine - Hart Rouge (3:59)
  16. 16 Best I Can - Guy Davis (4:39)
  17. 17 Ten Year Night - Lucy Kaplansky (5:12)
  18. 18 So Sang the River - Bill Staines (3:52)
  19. 19 Let's Take Our Time and Do It Right - Dave Moore (2:48)
  20. 20 The Land of the Free - Cliff Eberhardt (3:38)
  21. 21 Beauty Way - Eliza Gilkyson (3:01)
  22. 22 From Way Up Here - Rosalie Sorrels (4:02)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Last Man on Earth - Loudon Wainwright III (5:00)
  2. 2 Jeremiah - Suzzy & Maggie Roche (3:31)
  3. 3 All Along the Watchtower - Tom Landa (4:22)
  4. 4 All That Is - Garnet Rogers (3:46)
  5. 5 Horn Island - Martin Simpson (3:38)
  6. 6 Sho 'Nuff Satisfied - Guy Davis (2:55)
  7. 7 Let Em Run - The Bills (3:45)
  8. 8 8 Hour Drive - Lynn Miles (3:12)
  9. 9 Unblindfold the Referee - John Gorka (2:27)
  10. 10 Glory Bound - The Wailin' Jennys (4:21)
  11. 11 Paradise Lost - Storyhill (3:15)
  12. 12 Evening Call - Greg Brown (3:16)
  13. 13 Fur Peace Rag - Jorma Kaukonen (3:02)
  14. 14 Swimming Song - Lucy Kaplansky (3:02)
  15. 15 The High Above and the Down Below - Cliff Eberhardt (3:13)
  16. 16 Hideaway Girl - Jimmy LaFave (4:19)
  17. 17 What Katy Did - Ray Bonneville (3:30)
  18. 18 Goin' Home - The Pines (3:42)
  19. 19 Home - Meg Hutchinson (4:25)
  20. 20 Buena Vista - Robin & Linda Williams (4:46)
  21. 21 Emerald Street - Eliza Gilkyson (3:45)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jerry Douglas Dobro
Tony Furtado Banjo
Archie Fisher Guitar, Vocals
Greg Brown Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Frank Christian Electric Guitar
Cliff Eberhardt Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Guitar, Vocals, 12-string Guitar
Paul Geremia Guitar, Vocals
Eliza Gilkyson Acoustic Guitar, Steel Guitar, Vocals, Human Whistle
John Gorka Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Dave Moore Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Utah Phillips Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Claudia Schmidt Guitar, Vocals
Richard Shindell Vocals
Rosalie Sorrels Vocals
Loudon Wainwright III Guitar, Vocals
Shawn Colvin Vocals
Michael Hurley Drums
Jorma Kaukonen Acoustic Guitar
Steve Erquiaga Guitar (Nylon String)
Mark Murphy Acoustic Bass
Randy Sabien Mandolin, Violin
Butch Thompson Piano
Howard Armstrong Mandolin
Jeff Berlin Drums
Pat Donohue Guitar, Vocals
Martin Simpson Electric Guitar, Ukulele, Lap Steel Guitar, Footsteps, Hi Hat
Duke Levine Electric Guitar
Barry Mitterhoff Mandolin
Guy Van Duser Guitar
Peter Ostroushko Fiddle, Mandolin
Bill Staines Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Howard White Electric Bass
J.J. Farley Vocals
Bruce Kurnow Harmonica
Lucy Kaplansky Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Marc Anderson Percussion
Matt Andes Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
David Balakrishnan Violin
Kevin Barnes Banjo, Vocals
Alan Bezozi Drums
Michael Blair Percussion
Ray Bonneville Electric Guitar, Vocals
Pat Breaux Button Accordion
Jane Callahan Bass
Michelle Campagne Vocals
Paul Campagne Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Suzanne Campagne Vocals
Larry Campbell Fiddle, Mandolin, Pedal Steel Guitar, Steel Guitar
Reece Campbell Keyboards
Tommy Comeaux Snare Drums
Dennis Crouch Bass
Pul Cunliffe Vocals, Spoons, Trap Kit
Chris Cunningham Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Cheryl Dawdy Vocals
Richard Dworsky Piano, Hammond Organ
Freyda Epstein Violin, Vocals
Seth Farber Accordion
Nick Forster Guitar, Vocals
Richard Gates Bass
Tony Gilkyson Electric Guitar
Charlie Giordano Accordion
Ralph Gordon Double Bass
David Hamburger Dobro
Dave Hansen Bass
Brad Hatfield Keyboards
Jon Herington Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
Bill Hinkley Guitar, Vocals
Jim Hoke Clarinet
Michael Hough Electric Bass
Byron House Upright Bass
Reggie Houston Alto Saxophone
Connie Huber Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Rob Ickes Dobro
John Inmon Electric Guitar
Kathy Jensen Saxophone
Barry Sonjohn Johnson Bass
Gordon Johnson Bass, Electric Bass
Chris Kaiser Mandolin
Zev Katz Bass
Geoff Kelly Flute, Human Whistle
Rick Kemp Percussion, Fretless Bass Guitar
"Spider" John Koerner Vocals, 12-string Guitar
Janice Kollar keyboard bass
Jimmy LaFave Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Stewart Lerman Drums
Sarah Lewis Cello
Gene Libbea Bass
Larry Luddecke Piano
Kate MacKenzie Guitar, Vocals
Dean Magraw Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Kenny Malone Percussion
David Mansfield Bass, Violin
Johnny McDonagh Bodhran
Amasa Miller Piano
Grace Morand Vocals
Michael Mordecai Trumpet
Willie Murphy Electric Bass, Vocals, scat
Patrick Murray Saxophone
Tim O'Brien Mandolin
Paul Ossola Bass
Eric Peltoniemi Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Brian C. Peters Pedal Steel Guitar
Joe Phillips Acoustic Bass
Doug Plavin Drums
Bo Ramsey Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
John Reischman Mandolin
Robbie Robinson Keyboards
Suzzy Roche Guitar, Vocals
Roly Salley Bass, Vocals
Stuart Schulman Violin
Carol Sharar Violin
Patty Shove Electric Bass
Jami Sieber Cello
Steuart Smith Guitar, Electric Guitar, Hammond Organ, Wurlitzer
Chip Taylor Smith Fiddle
Jeff Taylor Accordion
Jeff Victor Keyboards
Johnny Vidacovich Drums
Mike Walsh Bass
Brian Wicklund Fiddle, Vocals
David Wilkie Guitar, Mandolin
Dan Wilson Bass, Piano, Electric Guitar
Marcus Wise Tabla
Ben Wittman Percussion
Dave Woodhead Bass, Piano
Howie Wyeth Drums
Drew Zingg Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Glenn Fukunaga Bass
Rafael Gayol Drums
Stephan Crump Acoustic Bass
Jennifer Hersch Bass
Billy Peterson Bass
Garnet Rogers Guitar, Violin, Vocals
Don Stille Piano
Todd Johnson Drums
Guy Davis Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, Percussion, Vocals
Lynn Miles Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Chuck Brodsky Guitar, Vocals
Maggie Roche Vocals
Brandon Bush Hammond Organ
John Angus Foster Bass, Acoustic Bass
Bill Barton Guitar, Mandolin
Mike Hardwick Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Bruce Calin Bass
Phil Hey Drums
Radoslav Lorkovic Hammond Organ
Jeffrey Willkomm Electric Bass, Vocals
Rob Genadek Percussion
Marya Hart Piano
James Reilley Guitar, Vocals
David Tamulevich Guitar, Vocals, 12-string Guitar, Penny Whistle
Bob Vasile Guitar, Vocals
Judy Larson Guitar, Vocals
John "Mr. Bones" Burrell Trombone
Rick Cicalo Bass
Richard G. Decoursey Drums
Wally Doggett Drums
Eric Fawcett Drums
Dirk Freymuth Electric Guitar
Patty Kosko Violin
Ian Lefeuvre Banjo, Bass, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Leandra Peak Vocals
David Travers-Smith Percussion, E Flat Horn
Doug Thomson Bass, Vocals
Chris Weigand Bass
Angus Foster Bass
John Hermanson Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Dick Connette Organ
John Egenes Mandolin
Joel Sayles Bass
Ruth Mackenzie Vocals
J.T. Bates Drums
Neal Hagberg Electric Guitar, Vocals
Ivan Ramirez Percussion, Drums
Al Murphy Fiddle
Steve Hayes Drums
Crit Harmon Electric Guitar
Stuart Olson Bass Guitar
David E. Williams Mandolin
John H.R. Mills Saxophone
Shannon Saunders Fiddle
Jeff Plankenhorn Dobro
Peter Von Althen Drums
Tom Landa Guitar, Vocals
Tobin Frank Bass
Cam Salay Banjo
T-Bone Wolk Mandolin
Kenneth Blevins Drums
Shannon Johnson Violin
Dave Anthony Drums
Felix James Conga
Cisco Ryder Percussion, Drums
Prudence Johnson Vocals
Jeff May Bass
Carrie Rodriguez Violin, Vocals
Sean O'Driscoll Tenor Banjo
Chris Morrissey Bass
Nicky Mehta Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Ruth Moody Banjo, Vocals
Annabelle Chvostek Violin, Vocals
Meg Hutchinson Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Christian Dugas Drums
Marc Atkinson Mandolin, Vocals
Adrian Dolan Fiddle, Accordion
Chris Frye Guitar, Vocals
glen manders Bass
Danny Godinez Guitar (Nylon String)
JoAnna James Vocals
Karen Mueller Dulcimer, Bouzouki
Linda D. Williams Banjo, Vocals
Terry McDade celtic harp
Benson Ramsey Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
David Huckfelt Acoustic Guitar
Tommy Short Flute
Jeremiah McDade Bodhran, tin whistle
Solon McDade Electric Bass
Paul Gotton Drums
Larry Manderville Piano
Michael Rossetto Banjo
Bille Stille Tamboura
Patrick Tully Piano
Jay Young Bass
Robin Williams Guitar, Vocals
Geoff Arsenault Drums
Technical Credits
Charley Patton Composer
Archie Fisher Composer
Greg Brown Producer
Cliff Eberhardt Composer, Producer
Eliza Gilkyson Composer, Producer
John Gorka Composer
Dave Moore Composer, Producer
Malvina Reynolds Composer
Claudia Schmidt Composer
Loudon Wainwright III Composer
Shawn Colvin Producer
Bob Dylan Composer
Jorma Kaukonen Composer
Victor de Lorenzo Producer
Pat Donohue Composer, Producer
Martin Simpson Composer, Producer
Mark Bingham Engineer
Peter Ostroushko Composer, Producer
Bill Staines Composer, Producer
Stoney Lonesome Producer
Howard White Producer, Engineer
Mick Hanly Composer
Dakota Dave Hull Producer
Dar Williams Author
Lucy Kaplansky Composer
Mark Andes Composer
Ray Bonneville Composer, Producer
Duncan Browne Author
Michelle Campagne Producer
Paul Campagne Producer
Suzanne Campagne Producer
Reece Campbell Composer
Mary Chapin Carpenter Author
Bill Danoff Composer
Michel Dupire Producer
Freyda Epstein Producer
Bob Feldman Producer, Executive Producer
Doug Ford Producer, Engineer
Nick Foster Producer
Nina Gerber Producer
Ralph Gordon Producer
Mark Hallman Producer, Engineer
John Hampton Engineer
Roy Hendrickson Engineer
Keith Holzman Author
Byron House Producer
Geoff Keehn Engineer
"Spider" John Koerner Composer
Uwe Kranner Producer
Jimmy LaFave Composer, Producer
Colin Lay Engineer
Stewart Lerman Producer, Engineer
Larry Luddecke Engineer
Dean Magraw Composer, Producer
Gary Mankin Engineer
Gurf Morlix Composer
Rob Martens Engineer
Rob Matson Engineer
Don McCollister Producer
Dennis McNerney Engineer
Willie Murphy Composer, Producer
Tim O'Brien Producer
Gary Paczosa Engineer
Eric Peltoniemi Producer, Executive Producer, Song Credits
Bruce Phillips Composer
John Platania Producer
Barry Poss Author
Bo Ramsey Producer
Fred Remmert Engineer
Greg Roberts Engineer
Suzzy Roche Producer
John Scherf Producer, Engineer
Will Spencer Producer, Engineer
Steve Tibbetts Engineer
Steve Wiese Engineer
David Wilkie Producer
Dan Wilson Producer, Engineer
Marcus Wise Producer
Ben Wittman Producer
Tom Mudge Engineer
Rich Warren Author
Ron Black Engineer
Toby Gendron Engineer
Charlie Jordan Composer
David Reed Composer
Scott Rivard Producer
Garnet Rogers Composer, Producer
Garry West Author
Guy Davis Composer
Lynn Miles Composer
Steve Rizzo Engineer
Chuck Brodsky Composer
Maggie Roche Composer
Derroll Adams Composer
Tom Tucker Engineer
Kristian Bush Producer
Hillary Johnson Engineer
William S. Kollar Producer, Engineer
Paul Antonell Engineer
Geoffrey Himes Liner Notes
Rob Genadek Producer, Engineer
James Reilley Composer
David Tamulevich Composer
Bob Vasile Producer
Matthew Zimmerman Engineer
Brent Sigmeth Engineer
David Channing Engineer
Chris Frymire Producer, Engineer, Remastering
Davy Gallant Producer
Rob Heaney Producer, Engineer
Steven Henke Producer
Ian Lefeuvre Engineer
Jim Netter Author
Leandra Peak Composer
Mark Thayer Engineer
David Travers-Smith Producer, Engineer
Valerie Rogers Executive Producer
Steve Smulian Producer, Engineer
John Hermanson Composer
Joby Baker Producer, Engineer
Gary Tigerman Composer
Neal Hagberg Composer
Ivan Ramirez Producer, Engineer
G. Brown Liner Notes
Crit Harmon Producer, Engineer
Jim Olsen Author
Jim Musselman Author
John H.R. Mills Horn Arrangements
Josh Ritter Author
Traditional Composer
Tom Landa Producer
Glenn Marshall Engineer
Oliver Knight Engineer
Pete Wosniak Engineer
Samantha Wright Producer
Prudence Johnson Producer
Jack Johnson Author
Colin McArdell Engineer
Milt Costakis Engineer
Dave Ferguson Engineer
Neenah Ellis Producer
Ruth Moody Composer
Meg Hutchinson Composer
Marc Atkinson Composer, Producer
Benson Ramsey Composer
David Huckfelt Composer
Wise-Magraw Composer
Carl Blair Broeker Song Credits
Luke Welsh Song Credits
The Pines Producer
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