Blue Bones

Blue Bones

by Kim BeggsKim Beggs


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Canadian country singer/songwriter Kim Beggs may hail from north of the U.S.-Canada border, but she maintains a familiar rural, working-class persona on her third album, Blue Bones. In her breathy, childlike voice, she recounts tales of lost souls, frequently drenched in alcohol, spending their time in bars when they aren't speeding down the road. The songs are set to country shuffles prominently featuring twangy string instruments or florid organ fills that contrast well with Beggs' singing. She throws in covers of Bob Dylan's "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" and the country standard "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes," among others, but it's her originals that demonstrate the similarity between honky tonk sensibilities wherever they may be found in North America. There are more references to cold weather than might be expected if this were an album coming out of Nashville, but many of the concerns are the same.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/20/2010
Label: Black Hen
UPC: 0654367020241
catalogNumber: 64
Rank: 145981

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Kim Beggs   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals,6-string Banjo,Harmony
Laurie Lewis   Harmony
Gurf Morlix   Vocals,Harmony
Keith Lowe   Electric Bass,Double Bass
Moritz Behm   Violin
John Raham   Drums
Chris Gestrin   Organ,Piano,Wurlitzer,Phillycorda
Ben Rogalsky   Harmony
Steve Dawson   Percussion,Pedal Steel Guitar,Electric Guitar,Melodica,Mellotron,Pump Organ,Weissenborn,Guitar (Baritone)
Natalie Edelson   Harmony
Jeanne Tolmie   Harmony
Joey Wright   Mandolin

Technical Credits

Laurie Lewis   Engineer
Bob Dylan   Composer
Jack Clement   Composer
Patty Griffin   Composer
Gurf Morlix   Engineer
Sheldon Zaharko   Engineer
Man Called Wrycraft   Art Direction,Layout
Traditional   Composer
Steve Dawson   Producer,Engineer
Kim Beggs   Composer,Executive Producer,Whistle
Wynn Gogol   Engineer

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