1) Banks of Jordan (2:43)
2) Where The Palm Trees Grow (3:08)
3) Prison Wall Blues (2:28)
4) Moonshiner (4:12)
5) Five Points (2:12)
6) Trouble Around My Soul (2:42)
7) Golden Gates of Heaven (2:36)
8) Death Intervenes (0:51)
9) Viola Lee Blues (3:52)
10) Payday at Coal Creek (2:42)
"Banks of Jordan" is a traditional spiritual recorded by the Cooke Duet
"Where the Palm Trees Grow" is by Peter Winne.
"Prison Wall Blues" is by Gus Cannon. We learned it from a 1930 Cannon's Jug Stompers recording
"Moonshiner" is a traditional ballad with roots on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. We first heard it from Bob Dylan.
"Five Points" is by Sam McDougle.
"Trouble Around My Soul" is our version of a traditional African-American spiritual taught to us by our friend Brent Feito.
"Golden Gates of Heaven" is by our friend Feral Foster in New York City
"Death Intervenes" is our version of the traditional "O Death," learned from the 1938 Anglin Brothers recording "Money Cannot Buy Your Soul."
"Viola Lee Blues" is by Gus Cannon. We first heard it on a 1928 Cannon's Jug Stompers recording.
"Payday at Coal Creek" is a traditional that we learned from a recording of Kentucky banjo player and singer, Pete Steele.
released 18 June 2013
Track 7 recorded by Mike Merenda in September 2012 at Humble Abode Music in West Hurley, NY. All other tracks recorded by Chris Connors at Highwater Studios in Pleasant Valley, NY (Tracks 1 & 10 in February 2011, others in April 2012).
Special thanks to Terry Champlin and Helen Avakian and our families and friends
Jake Hoffman: lead & harmony vocals, 5 string & tenor banjo, ukelele
Sam McDougle: fiddle, percussion, harmony vocals
Peter Winne: lead & harmony vocals, acoustic & slide guitar, harmonica
Steve Roy: upright bass
Kristin Andreassen: harmony vocals on "Where the Palm Trees Grow"
Chris Connnors: harmony vocals on "Trouble Around My Soul"
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