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Artist: Fred Eaglesmith
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Format: CD
Sku: 60312980
UPC: 793018284325
UPC 14: 00793018284325
Release Date: 6/15/1999
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Blue Tick Hound ~ Fred Eaglesmith
2. Rodeo Boy ~ Fred Eaglesmith
3. Ten Ton Chain ~ Fred Eaglesmith
4. Gettin' To Me ~ Fred Eaglesmith
5. Mighty Big Car ~ Fred Eaglesmith
6. Crazier ~ Fred Eaglesmith
7. Georgia Overdrive ~ Fred Eaglesmith
8. Steel Guitar ~ Fred Eaglesmith
9. Carter ~ Fred Eaglesmith
10. Alternator ~ Fred Eaglesmith
11. Bullets ~ Fred Eaglesmith
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel: Fred Eaglesmith (vocals, acoustic & electric guitars); Scott Merritt (electric guitar, dulcimer, tambourine, samples, background vocals); Kim Deschamps (pedal steel & baritone guitars); Willie P. Bennett (acoustic & electric mandolins, electric harmonica, background vocals); Dan Whitely (acoustic mandolin); Jeff Bird (fiddle, Theremin); John P. Allen (fiddle); Richard Bell (Hammond organ); Paul Intson (bass); Peter Von Althen (drums, percussion); Washboard Hank (percussion); Ralph Schipper, Jenny Whitely, Dottie Cormier (background vocals).
Muze PNote Engineers: Scott Merritt, Nik Tjelios, Andrew McPherson.
Muze PNote Recorded at The Cottage, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Muze PNote Though he hails from Canada, Fred Eaglesmith's heart lies with the outlaw country-rock that came from the southern U.S. (the likes of Waylon Jennings, Tompall Glaser et al), and he does a convincing job of passing himself off as an educated redneck. The studio gimmickry of the preceding LIPSTICK LIES & GASOLINE is toned down here in favor of a more organic sound that combines hard-hitting rock with raw country, blues and even a touch of rockabilly. Eaglesmith's artistic vision is one of eternal discontent, both with his fellow man and the circumstances that surround him, but as with the best rock & roll since the days of Elvis and Jerry Lee, the best way out is straight through. 50-ODD DOLLARS achieves the desired catharsis by virtue of Eaglesmith's songwriting skill and his four-on-the-floor singing style.

Producer: Scott Merritt

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist John P. Allen
Muze Guest Artist Scott Merritt

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Broken Bridges

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 1999
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1999
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 82843
Music Label Name Label : Razor & Tie
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00793018284325

Professional Reviews

Dirty Linen (12/99-1/00, p.80)
- "Mr. Roots Rock is back, and he's more formidable than ever....What he says is so easy to relate to, and so nicely delivered with catchy hooks, that he's created a memorable outing..."

New Music Monthly (7/99, p.47)
- "...Eaglesmith could be dismissed as trite, but a careful listner will find gems...pleasnatly reminiscent of Townes Van Zandt."

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