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About this Album

Widely recognized as one of country music's greatest songsmiths, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Guy Clark has influenced such artists as Lyle Lovett, Rodney Crowell, and Nanci Griffith. Here he is joined by several special guests, like Crowell and Emmylou Harris, for a diverse set of originals about everyday working men and the timelessness of art.


Guy Clark, vocals, guitar
Travis Clark, bass
Verlon Thompson, harmony vocals (4-6), guitar
Kenny Malone, drums, conga, percussion, snaps
Sam Bush, mandolin (1, 2, 4, 8, 9)
Jerry Douglas, Weissenborn slide guitar (1, 3, 4), dobro (10)
Brian Ahern, rhythm guitar (1)
Bill Caswell, jaw harp (2)
Bill Lloyd, harmony vocals (2), guitar (9)
Radney Foster, harmony vocals (2)
Leroy Parnell, National slide guitar (5)
Suzi Ragsdale, harmony vocals (5, 10)
Emmylou Harris, vocals (7)
Marty Stuart, mandolin (7)
Rodney Crowell, harmony vocals (8)

Produced by Guy Clark and Miles Wilkinson
Recorded, mixed and engineered February, 1992, at EMI Studios, Nashville
Mastered by Carlos Greer at Georgetown Masters, Nashville

Design by Aimée Macauley
Photograph by Jim McGuire

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