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This Town
     

This Town

by David Mallett
 
A folk
ock/pop effort that sometimes detours into pop-country, This Town showed Dave Mallet to be a thoughtful and expressive storyteller. Mallet was also an obscure storyteller -- this little known CD wasn't a huge seller by any means. But those who were lucky enough to hear it agreed that Mallet was someone who deserved a higher profile. The singer did

Overview

A folk
ock/pop effort that sometimes detours into pop-country, This Town showed Dave Mallet to be a thoughtful and expressive storyteller. Mallet was also an obscure storyteller -- this little known CD wasn't a huge seller by any means. But those who were lucky enough to hear it agreed that Mallet was someone who deserved a higher profile. The singer did much of the writing on This Town, and the stories that he tells are stories that stick with you. "Main Street" laments the commercialization of a small town, while "How Much More" and "Take the Time" question the fast-paced, rat-race lifestyle of the '90s. All of these songs sound quite personal to Mallett, who obviously has a great fondness for small-town America and yearns for a simpler, less hectic time. As far as influences go, he seems to have learned a few things from Gordon Lightfoot as well as Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard (even though this is far from a hardcore country album). But whatever his influences, Mallett is very much his own man. This Town is well worth searching for.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/30/1993
Label:
Vanguard Records
UPC:
0015707946629
catalogNumber:
79466
Rank:
211998

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

David Mallett   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Harmonica,Vocals
Nanci Griffith   Vocal Harmony
Michael Johnson   Vocal Harmony
Hal Ketchum   Vocal Harmony
Kathy Mattea   Background Vocals
Jim Rooney   Vocal Harmony
Mark Howard   Acoustic Guitar,Mandolin
Larry Atamanuik   Percussion,Drums
John Catchings   Cello
Stuart Duncan   Fiddle,Mandolin
Roy M. "Junior" Husky   Bass,Upright Bass
Chris Leuzinger   Dobro,Electric Guitar,Classical Guitar
Kenny Malone   Percussion
Dave Pomeroy   Bass
Pete Wasner   Keyboards
Andrea Zonn   Violin

Technical Credits

Nanci Griffith   Contributor
Hal Ketchum   Contributor
Iris DeMent   Contributor
John Prine   Contributor
Jim Rooney   Producer
Richard Aspinwall   Engineer
Marcus Miller   Engineer
Mark Miller   Engineer
Dient Crawfoed   Art Direction
Jeff Heiman   Executive Producer

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