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These Ears & Eyes
     

These Ears & Eyes

by Paul Kahn
 
In the '30s and '40s, traveling minstrel guitarist brought news, comedy, and drama to scattered American towns. Kahn tells stories like Dave Van Ronk and shares satire like Patrick Sky. Paul Kahn could have walked off a traveling medicine show and into a modern studio. Actually, instead of selling snake oil,

Overview

In the '30s and '40s, traveling minstrel guitarist brought news, comedy, and drama to scattered American towns. Kahn tells stories like Dave Van Ronk and shares satire like Patrick Sky. Paul Kahn could have walked off a traveling medicine show and into a modern studio. Actually, instead of selling snake oil, this former string bassist for Béla Fleck's Tasty Licks has been running Concerted Efforts. There he books and manages roots artists -- also, as Paul Bernard, writing songs for C.J. Chenier and Eddy Clearwater. These Ears and Eyes is all-original material in the finest Americana traditions of country-blues, ragtime, and folk. "The Wayward Daughter" tells the personal side of a courtroom drama better than a newspaper ever could. "Marmalade" is a fun praise of a favored condiment. "Lovin' You Way Too Much" is in a Southern style and is a poignant telling of love lost -- the root of the best ballads.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/24/1999
Label:
Redwing Records
UPC:
0655115540721
catalogNumber:
5407

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Performance Credits

Paul Kahn   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Vocals
Morris Jennings   Drums
Stuart Rosenberg   Mandolin,Violin,Keyboards
Don Stiernberg   Guitar,Mandolin,Tenor (Vocal)
Audrey Morrison   Trombone
Richard Bunn   String Bass
Harris Thorpe"Chip" Covington   Banjo
Richie Fudoli   Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Luke Nelson   Piano
Willy Schwarz   Accordion,Keyboards
Alan Waters   Percussion
Audrey Morrison   Trombone
Richard Bunn   Tuba
Luke Nelson   Piano
Richard Bunn   Bass Guitar
Donald Stiernberg   Guitar,Mandolin,Vocals,Tenor Banjo
Alan Waters   Percussion
Paul Kahn   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Vocals

Technical Credits

Stuart Rosenberg   Producer
Mycle Konopka   Engineer

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