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Treasures Left Behind: Remembering Kate Wolf

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All Music Guide - Jeff Burger
Kate Wolf, who died of leukemia in 1986 at age 44, would surely have been pleased by this tribute album, which was put together by her guitarist and No. 1 fan, Nina Gerber. Featuring 14 of Wolf's best songs, it includes strong performances by Lucinda Williams, Emmylou Harris, Nanci Griffith, and other prominent artists as well as by some talented folks who've been in the shadows in recent years, such as Rosalie Sorrels, U. Utah Philips, and Terry Garthwaite. Interestingly, few of these artists ever actually knew Wolf; they were simply so touched by her music that they felt as if they'd known her. Listening to these warm yet unsentimental, deceptively simple-sounding tunes, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jeff Burger
Kate Wolf, who died of leukemia in 1986 at age 44, would surely have been pleased by this tribute album, which was put together by her guitarist and No. 1 fan, Nina Gerber. Featuring 14 of Wolf's best songs, it includes strong performances by Lucinda Williams, Emmylou Harris, Nanci Griffith, and other prominent artists as well as by some talented folks who've been in the shadows in recent years, such as Rosalie Sorrels, U. Utah Philips, and Terry Garthwaite. Interestingly, few of these artists ever actually knew Wolf; they were simply so touched by her music that they felt as if they'd known her. Listening to these warm yet unsentimental, deceptively simple-sounding tunes, it's not hard to hear why. Wolf sang about love and life in a way that made you feel you were being admitted to her private world -- and that you were very glad to be there.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/18/1998
  • Label: Red House
  • UPC: 033651011422
  • Catalog Number: 114
  • Sales rank: 47,040

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Laurie Lewis Fiddle
Peter Rowan Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Nanci Griffith Vocals, Track Performer, Vocal Harmony
Emmylou Harris Electric Guitar, Vocals
Kathy Mattea Vocals, Track Performer
Eric Bogle Vocals, Track Performer
Bryan Bowers Autoharp
Greg Brown Vocals
John Gorka Vocals, Track Performer
Utah Phillips Vocals
Rosalie Sorrels Vocals, Track Performer
Darol Anger Violin
Barbara Higbie Piano, Vocal Harmony
Ferron Vocals
Tret Fure Track Performer, Vocal Harmony
Dave Alvin Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Lucinda Williams Rhythm Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Cris Williamson Vocals, Track Performer
Terry Garthwaite Vocals, Track Performer
Norton Buffalo Harmonica
Paul Martin Piano
Cary Black Acoustic Bass
John Burr Keyboards
Bill Cooley Acoustic Guitar
Joe Craven Percussion
Nina Gerber Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Track Performer, Hi String
Joe Goldmark Pedal Steel Guitar
Mike Marshall Bouzouki, Mandolin, Mandocello
Pat McInerney Percussion, Drums
Sally Van Meter Dobro
Joey Miskulin Accordion
Benny Rietveld Bass
Lorin Rowan Vocal Harmony
Jim Rothermel Soprano Saxophone
Chris Rowan Vocal Harmony
Lee Satterfield Vocal Harmony
Kim Scanlon Vocal Harmony
Jami Sieber Cello
Robin Sylvester Bass, Fretless Bass Guitar
Chris Webster Vocal Harmony
Jim Campilongo Electric Guitar
Ed Johnson Vocal Harmony
Billie Lee Lewis Percussion, Drums
Gillian Welch Bass, Vocal Harmony
Jim Campilongo & The 10 Gallon Cats Group
Rick Shea Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Pedal Steel Guitar, Vocal Harmony
David Rawlings Acoustic Guitar, Vocal Harmony
John Munro Rhythm Guitar, Vocal Harmony
Ron de la Vega Fretless Bass Guitar
Chris Kee Electric Bass
Ken Owen Drums
Technical Credits
Peter Rowan Liner Notes
Nanci Griffith Liner Notes
Emmylou Harris Liner Notes
Kathy Mattea Liner Notes
Greg Brown Liner Notes
John Gorka Liner Notes
Utah Phillips Liner Notes
Rosalie Sorrels Liner Notes
Kate Wolf Songwriter
Darol Anger Engineer
Tret Fure Liner Notes
Dave Alvin Liner Notes
Lucinda Williams Liner Notes
Cris Williamson Liner Notes
Terry Garthwaite Liner Notes
Mick Conley Engineer
Tom Diamant Liner Notes
Dave Dysart Engineer
Nina Gerber Composer, Producer, Engineer, Liner Notes
Paul Kennerley Engineer
Mark Linett Engineer
Gary Mankin Engineer
Bil VornDick Engineer
Mische Eddins Engineer
Tom Size Engineer
Ford James Composer
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