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.
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.