Snake Ranch

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Adams
Snake Ranch is Marti Brom's third album, and was recorded in Finland with the excellent rockabilly revival group the Barnshakers. The album, however, is not a straight rockabilly revival effort, although it adheres to the sounds (and often the songs) of vintage rockabilly and country music. The covers are well chosen, including Mickey & Sylvia's "No Good Lover" (sung as a duet with the Barnshakers' Vesa Haaja), Jean Shepard's "Jeopardy," and Martha Carson's "Now Stop." Brom performs a handful of originals she wrote with Haaja, and creates an effective hybrid of vintage sounds that by all rights should reach as big an audience as Wayne Hancock. Her voice, like the great ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Adams
Snake Ranch is Marti Brom's third album, and was recorded in Finland with the excellent rockabilly revival group the Barnshakers. The album, however, is not a straight rockabilly revival effort, although it adheres to the sounds (and often the songs) of vintage rockabilly and country music. The covers are well chosen, including Mickey & Sylvia's "No Good Lover" (sung as a duet with the Barnshakers' Vesa Haaja), Jean Shepard's "Jeopardy," and Martha Carson's "Now Stop." Brom performs a handful of originals she wrote with Haaja, and creates an effective hybrid of vintage sounds that by all rights should reach as big an audience as Wayne Hancock. Her voice, like the great women of country and rockabilly she emulates, is appealingly distinctive, and somewhat similar to Sue Thompson. Snake Ranch is a fine album from an artist with wider appeal than her niche might suggest.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/8/2000
  • Label: Goofin'
  • UPC: 671946067022
  • Catalog Number: 6701

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Blue Tatoo (2:40)
  2. 2 They Call Me Crazy (2:21)
  3. 3 Kiss the Baby Goodnight (2:09)
  4. 4 No Good Lover (3:02)
  5. 5 This Is Love, Not Liquor (2:07)
  6. 6 Lovesick Clown (3:44)
  7. 7 Black Cadillac (2:31)
  8. 8 Snake Ranch (2:26)
  9. 9 Eat My Words (2:20)
  10. 10 You Put It There (2:59)
  11. 11 Jeopardy (2:08)
  12. 12 Love Hound (3:11)
  13. 13 Cry to Me Baby (4:17)
  14. 14 Now Stop (2:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marti Brom Primary Artist
Mika Liikari Bass Fiddle
Honey Aaltonen Washboard
Mika Alku String Bass
Vesa Haaja Rhythm Guitar
Jussi Huhtakangas Electric Guitar
Technical Credits
Jerry Tubb Mastering
Mika Liikari Cover Design
Jyrki Hayrinen Producer, Engineer
Minna Rikka Cover Design
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