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Ain't We Brothers

by Sam Gleaves

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Johnny 02:38


All songs written by Sam Gleaves, except “My Dixie Darlin’” (A.P. Carter, 2nd and 3rd verses written by Sam Gleaves), “Johnny” (traditional), and “My Singing Bird,” (traditional with new verses written by Sam Gleaves).
© 2015, published by Fabulachian Music, ASCAP.
Produced by Cathy Fink. Released by Community Music, Inc.


released November 13, 2015

Sam Gleaves vocals on all but 8 / guitar on 1 - 7, 13 /
banjo on 3, 7, 10, 12 / fiddle on 8.
Donavan Cain harmony vocal on 7.
Tim Crouch fiddle on 1 - 5, 12 / octave fiddle on 3 / mandolin on 1, 6.
Cathy Fink banjo on 1, 8 / harmony vocals on 6.
Tyler Hughes banjo, lead chorus vocal on 11.
Janis Ian harmony vocal on 4.
Laurie Lewis harmony vocal on 2.
Marcy Marxer mandolin on 2, 3 / high-strung guitar on 2, 5 /
lead guitar on 7 / guitar on 8, 12 / harmony vocal on 12.
Pat McInerny percussion on 2, 4, 5, 6.
Tim O’Brien harmony vocal on 3.
Russ Pahl pedal steel on 4, 5, 6 / dobro on 2.
Missy Raines upright bass on 1 - 8, 12.
Jeff Taylor piano on 4, 5, 6.

Produced by Cathy Fink.
Tracks 1-12 engineered by Ben Surratt at the Rec Room Studio in Nashville, TN.
Track 13 guitar engineered by Jim Robeson, Jim Robeson Productions, Gaithersburg, MD.
Track 13 vocal engineered by Ed Commons, House of Commons Communications, Lexington, KY.
Track 7 harmony vocal engineered by Chris Flowers at A1A Audio Productions, Jacksonville, FL.
Mixing by Jim Robeson and Cathy Fink.
Mastering by Bill Wolf, Wolf Productions, Falls Church, VA.
Photography and graphic design by Susi Lawson, Susi Lawson Fine Art Photography, Wytheville, VA.


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Sam Gleaves Wytheville, Virginia

Born and raised in Wythe County, Virginia, Sam Gleaves performs innovative mountain music with a sense of history. Sam carries on the ballads, dance music & storytelling he learned from mentors in the Appalachian tradition and writes poignant new songs that tell the region’s contemporary stories. Lee Smith calls Sam “the best young songwriter around -courageous as hell and country to the bone.” ... more

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