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Singing Through the Hard Times: A Utah Phillips Celebration


  • 0. DISC 1:
    1. Singing Through the Hard Times - Dan Schatz/Magpie/Marcy Marxer/Emma's Revolution/Cathy Fink
    2. Going Away - Cindy Kallet/Will Brown/Grey Larsen
    3. Green Rolling Hills of West Virginia - Emmylou Harris/Mary Black
    4. Dump the Bosses off Your Back - Si Kahn
    5. All Used Up - John McCutcheon
    6. Starlight on the Rails - Saul Broudy
    7. All About Preachers - Lisa Null
    8. She'll Never Be Mine - Jack Stanesco/Harry Tuft
    9. Popular Wobbly, The - Larry Penn
    10. Room for the Poor - Marcy Marxer/Cathy Fink
    11. Reuben's Train - Rhonda and Sparky Rucker/Sparky
    12. Paddy Welcome Back - Fast Rattler
    13. Michael - Magpie
    14. Telling Takes Me Home, The - Ed Trickett
    15. Phoebe Snow - Captain Kendall Morse
    16. If I Could Be the Rain - Faith Petric
    17. Queen of the Rails - Dan Schatz
    18. Kid's Liberation - Judy Cook
    19. Or Else! (One-A These Days) - Pete Seeger
    0. DISC 2:
    1. Goodnight Loving Trail - Gordon Bok
    2. Soldier's Return, The - Rosalie Sorrels
    3. I Remember Loving You - Tom Paxton
    4. Jesse's Corrido - Elizabeth Laprelle
    5. Hood River, Roll On - Bruce Brackney
    6. Old Buddy, Goodnight - Bodie Wagner/Dakota Dave Hull/Pop Wagner
    7. Hallelujah! I'm a Bum - Mick Lane
    8. Internationale, The - Ani DiFranco
    9. Faded Roses of December, The - Kat Logan
    10. Daddy, What's a Train? - Jay Peterson
    11. Bill McCarran - Ray Bierl
    12. He Comes Like Rain - Finest Kind
    13. Look for Me in Butte - Mark Ross
    14. Miner's Lullaby, The - Jacqui Morse
    15. Larimer Street - Rik Palieri
    16. Old George's Square - Jean Ritchie
    17. Rock Salt and Nails - Taylor Whiteside
    18. Hobo's Last Ride, The - Art Thieme
    19. Singing in the Country - Caroline Paton
    20. Hymn Song - Emma's Revolution
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 65

  • Credits
    ProducerDan Schatz; Jacqui Morse; James Stephens; Captain Kendall Morse; Dan Schatz; Jacqui Morse; Captain Kendall Morse
    EngineerChris Andersen; Michael Stribling; Dakota Dave Hull; Antero Puckay; Tom Rowe; David Paton; Wesley Easter; Lew London; Don Cunningham; Andrew Mitchell; Brian Hunter; Peter Engisch; Bruce Wheelock; Rich Grudzinsky; Jake Galbraith; James McVay; Marcy Marxer; Neil Young; Rob Gal; Sandy & Caroline Paton; Dave Rowe; Tony Marcus; Bruce Boege; John Dyer; Cathy Fink; Jud Caswell

    Tributee: Utah Phillips.
    Personnel: Cathy Fink (vocals, guitar, banjo); Dan Schatz (vocals, guitar, autoharp); Taylor Whiteside (vocals, guitar, fiddle, accordion); Saul Broudy (vocals, guitar, harmonica); Cindy Kallet, Jay Peterson, James "Sparky" Rucker, Ray Bierl, Ed Trickett, Emmylou Harris, Will Brown, Mick Lane, Mark Ross, Harry Tuft, Bruce Brackney, Larry Penn, Pat Humphries, Rosalie Sorrels, Art Thieme, Tom Paxton, Pop Wagner, Greg Artzner, Captain Kendall Morse (vocals, guitar); Gordon Bok (vocals, 12-string guitar); Rhonda Hicks Rucker, Pete Seeger, Rik Palieri (vocals, banjo); Ian Robb (vocals, concertina); Jacqui Morse, Bodie Wagner, Judy Cook, Julia Friend, Sandy O, Lisa Null, Ann Downey, Faith Petric, Shelley Posen, Caroline Paton, Dick Swain, Flawn Williams, Joe Hickerson, Jean Ritchie, Mary Black, Terry Leonino (vocals); Davy Spillane (whistling); Dakota Dave Hull (guitar, baritone guitar); Jack Stanesco (guitar, banjo); Peter Kessler, Marcy Marxer (guitar, mandolin); Tom Rowe, Ani DiFranco (guitar); David Bernz (12-string guitar); James McVay (lap steel guitar); Don Campbell (banjo); Russell Gores (mandolin, spoons); Lew London (mandolin); Bruce Boege (ukulele); Greg Boardman (violin); Allegra Ziffle, James Stephens, Grey Larsen, Jay Ungar, Aly Bain (fiddle); Chris Muse (harmonica); Julie Wolf (accordion); Jason Mercer (upright bass); Daren Hahn (drums); Jim Sutherland (percussion).
    Audio Mixer: Charlie Pilzer.
    Recording information: Arabica Studio, Minneapolis, MN; Bias Recording Company, Springfield, VA; Community Music, Kensington, MD; Eastwood Studio, Cana, VA; Flying Whale Studio, Cedar Ridge, CA; Ivy Creek Studios, Hickory, NC; Limin' Music, Northport, ME; Nevessa Production, Woodstock, NY; Pelicula Films, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland; Surround In Sound Studio, Wauwatosa, WI; TellTale Studios, Portland, OR.
    Authors: Mike Quirke; Thomas Wolfe ; Joe Louis Hill; Utah Phillips.
    Photographer: Susan Alzner.
    Unknown Contributor Roles: Judith Simpson; Carol Rohl; Bob Richardson; John Pineince; Jamie Huntsberger; Amy Fradon; Bill Huntington.
    Arrangers: James "Sparky" Rucker; Ani DiFranco.
    Issued in early 2009 on Ani DiFranco's Righteous Babe label, SINGING THROUGH THE HARD TIMES celebrates the life and music of beloved folk singer Utah Phillips. DiFranco, who championed Phillips late in his career and recorded with him, contributes "The Internationale (Instrumental)" to the two-disc collection, while Emmylou Harris and Mary Black team up for a stirring version of "Green Rolling Hills of West Virginia" and folk icon Pete Seeger performs "Or Else! (One-a These Days)."

  • Critic Reviews
    Dirty Linen (p.52) - "Performances by lesser known artists, including Larry Penn, Rik Palieri, Saul Broudy, and Mark Ross demonstrate that, like the best folk tunes, it's the songs, and not the artists, that make this album shine."
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