West Texas Heaven

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All Music Guide - Kurt Wolff
Kimmie Rhodes, may not be so well-known outside of her home state, but she has been recording for the last 15 years, getting attention from European audiences and writing songs that have been recorded by stars like Willie Nelson, Wynonna Judd, and Trisha Yearwood. Rhodes's new album, West Texas Heaven, is a melodic and dreamy, sweet and sad work of dryland, lonesome road beauty. Her voice is folksinger pretty and brings to mind Nanci Griffith and Iris Dement, but she tastefully avoids the cute and quaint in her writing and subtle arrangements. Highlights are a series of duets with Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Townes Van Zandt who delivers one of his best vocal performances ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Kurt Wolff
Kimmie Rhodes, may not be so well-known outside of her home state, but she has been recording for the last 15 years, getting attention from European audiences and writing songs that have been recorded by stars like Willie Nelson, Wynonna Judd, and Trisha Yearwood. Rhodes's new album, West Texas Heaven, is a melodic and dreamy, sweet and sad work of dryland, lonesome road beauty. Her voice is folksinger pretty and brings to mind Nanci Griffith and Iris Dement, but she tastefully avoids the cute and quaint in her writing and subtle arrangements. Highlights are a series of duets with Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Townes Van Zandt who delivers one of his best vocal performances in years.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/21/2012
  • Label: Cd Baby
  • UPC: 651027000223
  • Catalog Number: 5637360984

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kimmie Rhodes Primary Artist, Guitar, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Beth Nielsen Chapman Keyboards, Background Vocals
Johnny Gimble Mandolin
Waylon Jennings Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Willie Nelson Guitar, Vocals
Joe Ely Background Vocals
Mickey Raphael Harmonica
Joseph Allen Bass, Bass Guitar
Jack Clement Dobro, Rhythm Guitar
Floyd Domino Keyboards
Freddy Joe Fletcher Drums
Zev Katz Bass, Bass Guitar
John Leventhal Organ, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Hammond Organ, Pump Organ
Mike Maddux Accordion
Wes McGhee Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Shawn Pelton Drums
Spencer Starnes Bass, Bass Guitar
Jesse Taylor Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Townes Van Zandt Vocals
Dave Zettner Steel Guitar
Joe Gracey Rhythm Guitar
Danny Lewis Piano
Gabe Rhodes Guitar
Barry "Frosty" Smith Drums
Technical Credits
Kimmie Rhodes Producer
Jack Clement Engineer
Niles Clement Engineer
Kevin Killen Engineer
John Leventhal Producer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Joe Gracey Producer, Engineer, Mastering
Joe Nick Patoski Liner Notes
Jerry Tubb Mastering
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