buddy greene - HAPPY MAN

HAPPY MAN

2007

 

PURCHASE CD

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1 - Darlin' Corey

2 - Sugar Foot Rag

3 - Last Thing On My Mind

4 - The Likes of Me

5 - Little Rabbit

6 - Talk About Sufferin'

7 - Wrasslin' Jacob

8 - Happy Man

9 - Kemo Kimo

10 - Rise From the Ruins

11 - She Belongs To Me

12 - Road To Lisdoonvarna/Garryowen

13 - You Took All the Ramblin' Out of Me - w / Jerry Reed

14 - Wheel Hoss

15 - Walkin' In Jerusalem

 

The pickin' party that began with "RUFUS" continues with HAPPY MAN, an offering of old and new favorites. This acoustic feast includes bluegrass, folk, Irish jigs, Cajun, and of course good ol' gospel served up by an impressive line up of instrumental and vocal talent.

Caution to all curmudgeons: contents could make you happy.

Personnel:

Buddy Greene - vocals, harmonica, guitar, foot stomp

Dennis Crouch – upright bass

Aubrey Haynie – fiddle, mandolin

Bryan Sutton – acoustic guitar, banjo, electric guitar

Jeff Taylor - accordion, wooden spoons, piano, whistles, bones

Rick Vanaugh – drums

BG – vocal, harmonica

Luke Bulla – fiddle, harmony vocals

Pat Flynn – guitars, mandolin, bouzouki

Byron House – upright bass

Kenny Malone - percussion

Steve Bryant – electric bass

Mark Casstevens – gut string guitar

Keith Compton – hambone

Luke Bulla – fiddle, harmony vocal

Byron House – bowed bass

Sonya Isaacs – harmony vocal

Christine Dente – harmony vocals

Bill Gaither – vocals

Ben Isaacs – harmony vocal

Ken Lewis – brushes on a box, drums

Dave Pomeroy – electric upright bass

Kate Card – bodhran

Michael Card – citern, hurdy gurdy

Jerry Reed – lead & harmony vocals

Ashley Cleveland – harmony vocal

Todd Suttles – harmony vocals

 

Recorded at Monkey Finger, Sunset Blvd., and Mole End Studios by Brent Truitt, Steve Dady, and Keith Compton, respectively and respectably. Additional engineering by Joseph Logsdon.

Mastered by Gary Hedden at GHL Audio.

Photography by Matt Huessman & Ann Campbell.

Analysis and commentary by Brent King.

Package design by Aimee Roberts-Mazurek/Luna Graphic Design.

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photography: David Braud Photography - Illustrations: Paul Soupiset