Words of Earnest

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All Music Guide - Zac Johnson
Goose Creek Symphony's frontman Charles Gearhart continues his admirable imitation of the Band's warm country-rock on their second album, Words of Earnest. The opening track, "Gearhart and God," finds the singer good-naturedly pleading with the man upstairs for help writing a song, promising to split the royalties 50/50. The whole album is full of slightly tongue-in-cheek stories about fishin' holes and the good life livin' in the country, each warmly backed by Fred Wise's loose fiddle or the occasional Dixieland/Salvation Army brass band. Similar to a lot of the Grateful Dead's more countrified stuff, these down-home rockers make for ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Zac Johnson
Goose Creek Symphony's frontman Charles Gearhart continues his admirable imitation of the Band's warm country-rock on their second album, Words of Earnest. The opening track, "Gearhart and God," finds the singer good-naturedly pleading with the man upstairs for help writing a song, promising to split the royalties 50/50. The whole album is full of slightly tongue-in-cheek stories about fishin' holes and the good life livin' in the country, each warmly backed by Fred Wise's loose fiddle or the occasional Dixieland/Salvation Army brass band. Similar to a lot of the Grateful Dead's more countrified stuff, these down-home rockers make for great summertime porch music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/4/2000
  • Label: Goose Creek
  • UPC: 697035197326
  • Catalog Number: 1973
  • Sales rank: 14,812

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Goose Creek Symphony Primary Artist
Flash Drums
Froggy Bass
Bob Henke Guitar
Randall Saxophone
Paul Spradlin Guitar
Jim Tolles Violin
Fred Wise Fiddle
Harold Williams Saxophone
Charles Gearheart Guitar
Technical Credits
Goose Creek Symphony Producer
Kelly Gordon Engineer
Linda Anderson Artwork
Tim Ramsey Producer, Engineer
Charles Gearheart Producer
George Laibe Engineer
Floyd Ramsey Producer
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