The Very Best of Stan Rogers

The Very Best of Stan Rogers

by Stan RogersStan Rogers


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Stan Rogers' recording career was not long -- just over a dozen years, from 1969 to 1983 -- but his output was enough to give him a special place in the history of Canadian music. He neatly cloaked a kind of resigned but hopeful mysticism in traditional-sounding songs that used local Canadian history as jumping-off points for expanding and poetic song cycles. This set collects some of his best-known cuts, including "Fogarty's Cove," "Northwest Passage," and "Forty-Five Years," and it makes a nice introduction to this intriguing folk musician, although listeners may want to go back to hear the songs in their original settings as part of a longer suite, a form Rogers made his own.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/14/2011
Label: Borealis Recording
UPC: 0621644001323
catalogNumber: 13
Rank: 2790

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stan Rogers   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals,12-string Guitar
Claude Desjardins   Percussion,Drums
Don Gillis   Conductor
Ken Whiteley   Piano
Chris Crilly   Fiddle,Piano,Vocals
Garnet Rogers   Fiddle,Flute,Electric Guitar,Vocals,12-string Guitar,Vocal Harmony
Curly Stubbs   Acoustic Guitar,Percussion,Vocals,Hi String
Grit Laskin   Mandolin,Vocals,Long-Necked Mandolin
Dave McManus   Bass
Ray Parker   Synthesizer,Piano
Frank "Pineapple Frank" Barth   Pedal Steel Guitar
Jerome Jarvis   Percussion,Drums
Jim Morison   Bass
David Woodhead   Bass
David Alan Eadie   Bass,Vocals,Penny Whistle,Vocal Harmony

Technical Credits

Stan Rogers   Orchestral Arrangements
Don Gillis   Orchestral Arrangements
Paul Mills   Liner Notes,Orchestral Arrangements,Song Selection
Declan O'Doherty   Engineer
Steve Vaughan   Engineer
Robert Leth   Engineer
Joseph Zizzo   Cover Photo
David Dobbs   Engineer
David Alan Eadie   Inside Photo
Ariel Rogers   Liner Notes,Executive Producer,Song Selection

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