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Artist: East River String Band
Title: Good-bye Cruel World
Format: LP
Label: EAST RIVER RECORDS  ( https://eastriverstringband.com/ )
Catalog Number:1014
Barcode:810096650368 itemnumber=1000125412
Price: Pre-Order  $45.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BLUES
Release Date: 7/15/2022
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
Additional Musical Category Notes:
Country Blues 


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Eden Brower & John Heneghan's East River gang returns with their first studio record since 2018's "Coney Island Baby". "GCW" features ex- Cheap Suit Serenader Robert Crumb on vocals, ukulele, mandolin & tiple as well as veteran member Ernesto Gomez on harp, vocals and panjo! They render classics such as "Lindberg Hop" and Big Bend Gal" and also deliver their take on the state of the world in "The Pandemic Is On" written by Crumb & Heneghan featuring Crumb on lead vocals. Old pals Eli Smith, Walker Shepard, Pat Conte & Geoff Wiley also appear on one track the killer instrumental "Good-Bye Cruel World Cotillion". A killer record recorded live in the studio in the South of France & Brooklyn NY. Cover by R. Crumb includes 24"X 24" poster of cover.

Track Listing
Side One:

 1. 
[ 4:47] YOU MAY LEAVE BUT THIS WILL BRING YOU BACK

 2. 
[ 3:00] BIG BEND GAL

 3. 
[ 2:24] PADDLIN‘ MADELIN’ HOME

 4. 
[ 3:15] DON‘T SPEAK TO ME

 5. 
[ 2:45] COME BE MY RAINBOW

 6. 
[ 3:15] FAREWELL DADDY BLUES

 7. 
[ 2:55] GOOD-BYE CRUEL WORLD COTILLION


Side Two:

 1. 
[ 3:18] LINDBERG HOP

 2. 
[ 4:02] THE PANDEMIC IS ON

 3. 
[ 4:19] IF I WAS A BLUEBIRD

 4. 
[ 2:33] I JUST ROLL ALONG (HAVIN’ MY UPS AND DOWNS)

 5. 
[ 4:02] THE SINGULARITY BLUES

 6. 
[ 4:16] NOBODY KNOWS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT


Performers on this Album
Eden Brower: vocals [1-4,6,8-11,13], ukulele [3,4,7,9,11], guitar [1,2,10,12]
John Heneghan: vocals [1-3,8-11], guitar [1-13], kazoo [8]
Robert Crumb: vocals [3,5,9], mandolin [1,3,5,7,8,11], ukulele [2,9,13], tiple [4,6]
Ernesto Gomez: vocals [1,3,8,9,11], harmonica [1,6-8,10,13], panjo [1,2,8,9]
Eli Smith: banjo [7]
Pat Conte: banjo [7]
Walker Shepard: fiddle [7]
Geoff Wiley: bass fiddle [7]
Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: LP         
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