Liner Notes

Produced by George Mann, with invaluable input, a warm environment, and good coffee provided by Will Russell! Mixed by Will Russell and George Mann at Wilburland, January 2012. Mastered by Dana Billings and Will Russell.

Most of this CD was recorded and engineered by Will Russell at Electric Wilburland Studios in Newfield, New York; additional engineering by Dana Billings at Wilburland. “Miner’s Lullaby” was recorded at Eastside Sound in New York City, engineered and mixed by Marc Urselli and George Mann. “Come and Join the Union” was recorded at Eastside Sound, engineered by Marc Urselli, and mixed at Wilburland by Will Russell and George Mann. Additional recording at Sprout City Studios in Eugene, OR, engineered by Russell Vesely and at Ian London Studios, East Islip, NY, engineered by Brian Unger.

George mostly plays a 1998 Martin HD-28 and a 2006 Taylor 710-CE.


Scott Supeck: Drums and percussion (Tracks 2, 10, 12)

Marty Confurius: Electric and double bass (Tracks 2, 4, 7, 8, 10, 12); cellos on “Miner’s Lullaby”

George Mann: Acoustic and electric guitars; ebows (Tracks 9, 11); keyboards (Tracks 5, 6, 8, 9, 13); mandolin (Tracks 1, 4); lead and harmony vocals

Jen Middaugh: Harmony vocals (Tracks 1-5, 8, 11, 12), lead vocals on “Bread and Roses”

Myriam Valle: Harmony vocals (Tracks 3, 7, 8, 10)

Dana Billings: Drums, electric bass (Track 5); djembe, shaker (Track 6)

Alan Podber: Resonator Guitar (Tracks 3, 11); harmonica (Track 3)

Mark Ross: Acoustic guitar (Tracks 8, 12); banjo, harmonica (Track 12)

Doug Robinson: Double bass (Tracks 3, 11)

Will Russell: Harmony vocals (Track 12); trumpet samples (Track 13)

Trish Schaap: Harmony vocals (Track 6)

Vincenzo Pastano: Acoustic slide guitar (Track 7)

Julius Margolin: Lead vocals, inspiration (Track 10)

David Easton: Piano (Track 10)

Frankie Hernandez: Trumpet (Track 13)

Photos, layout and design by Back cover photo by George Mann. Thanks to everyone who helped make this CD!

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