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The Very Best of Stan Rogers

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Stan Rogers' recording career was not long -- just over a dozen years, from 1969 to 1983 -- but his output was enough to give him a special place in the history of Canadian music. He neatly cloaked a kind of resigned but hopeful mysticism in traditional-sounding songs that used local Canadian history as jumping-off points for expanding and poetic song cycles. This set collects some of his best-known cuts, including "Fogarty's Cove," "Northwest Passage," and "Forty-Five Years," and it makes a nice introduction to this intriguing folk musician, although listeners may want to go back to hear the songs in their original settings as part of a longer suite, a form Rogers made ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Stan Rogers' recording career was not long -- just over a dozen years, from 1969 to 1983 -- but his output was enough to give him a special place in the history of Canadian music. He neatly cloaked a kind of resigned but hopeful mysticism in traditional-sounding songs that used local Canadian history as jumping-off points for expanding and poetic song cycles. This set collects some of his best-known cuts, including "Fogarty's Cove," "Northwest Passage," and "Forty-Five Years," and it makes a nice introduction to this intriguing folk musician, although listeners may want to go back to hear the songs in their original settings as part of a longer suite, a form Rogers made his own.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/14/2011
  • Label: Borealis Recording
  • UPC: 621644001323
  • Catalog Number: 13
  • Sales rank: 2,720

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Rogers Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals, 12-string Guitar
Claude Desjardins Percussion, Drums
Don Gillis Conductor
Ken Whiteley Piano
Chris Crilly Fiddle, Piano, Vocals
Garnet Rogers Fiddle, Flute, Electric Guitar, Vocals, 12-string Guitar, Vocal Harmony
Curly Stubbs Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Percussion, Vocals, Hi String
Grit Laskin Mandolin, Vocals, Long-Necked Mandolin
Dave McManus Bass
Ray Parker Synthesizer, Piano
Frank "Pineapple Frank" Barth Pedal Steel Guitar
Jerome Jarvis Percussion, Drums
Jim Morison Bass
David Woodhead Bass
David Alan Eadie Bass, Vocals, Penny Whistle, Vocal Harmony
Technical Credits
Stan Rogers Orchestral Arrangements
Don Gillis Orchestral Arrangements
Paul Mills Liner Notes, Orchestral Arrangements, Song Selection
Declan O'Doherty Engineer
Steve Vaughan Engineer
Robert Leth Engineer
Joao Carvalho Mastering
Joe Zizzo Cover Photo
David Dobbs Engineer
David Alan Eadie Inside Photo
Ariel Rogers Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Song Selection
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