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Thank you to all the players whose considerable music talents added so much beauty to this album, Jon Preddice-Cello, Randy Hudson-12 string baritone guitar, Inda Eaton and Caroline Doctorow -background vocals and Pete Kennedy guitars, percussion, vocals and mandolin, Jean Schroeder percussion.
Produced by Pete Kennedy, Caroline Doctorow and Fred Raimondo
Recorded at Narrow Lane Studios
Mixed and Mastered by Pete Kennedy
Truth be told, I don't actually feel I write the songs. The songs, I believe write themselves. If I am open and keep my ego out to the equation, they come, if I try too hard what turns out, to me is pretty lame. Tom Waits in his induction speech to the Rock and Roll Hall of fame said, "You have set a trap for the songs, you have to be quiet and wait for the big ones to come along." So I try to be real quiet...not sure I have been quite enough. Tom Waits on the other hand is a zen master of song fisherman. Here's an example of one of his world record catches...