On the album
Jean Hewson guitar,vocals
Guest musicians Greg Walsh, vocals on #8; Frank Maher, accordion on #7; Rick West, bodhran on #7; Wade Pinhorn, bass on #5; Gaston Bernard, feet on #14; Sue Lothrop, Bill Garrett, Gaston Bernard and Christina Smith, backing vocals on #14.
Recorded in St. John's Newfoundland at the Sound Solution, engineer Lee Tizzard. Additional recording at Casa Roxton, Toronto, Ontario, engineer Nick Tjelios; and at Studio Fast Forward, Montreal, Quebec, engineer Barney Beninger. Mixed at Studio Fast Forward by Barney Beninger and Bill Garrett. Mastering by Rob Heaney, Phase 9. Produced by Bill Garrett. All arrangements by Smith and Hewson except #7 by the Mahers Bahers, #8 by Jean Hewson and Greg Walsh and #12 by Christina Smith.
Design and photo illustration by Vizou, www.vizou.com. Photography by Dana Whittle and Milton Lam.
French translation by Dana Whittle and Anne Brissette.
Thanks We would like to thank Bill and Olive Smith, Frank Maher, Rick West, Greg
Walsh, Wade Pinhorn, Gaston Bernard, Sue Lothrop, Barney Berniger, Nic
Tjelios, Ken Whiteley, Jason Whelan, Dana Whittle, Erin McArthur, Linda
Turu, Eric West, Wilf Wareham, Fred and Marie Fitzpatrick, Cyril Flynn, Mrs.
Belle Fennelley, Marnie Parsons, Trevor Allan Davies for helping us move
"forward and up", Francesca Swann and Angela Antle of CBC Radio St. John's,
Chris Brookes, and our families and friends. Thanks also to our "adopted"
family members around the world who have opened their homes and hearts to us
and who have made touring a pleasure; Sue Goldberg, Robin and Pat Jones,
Pat, Brenda and Emily Murphy, Jean, Dale, Tristan and Elspeth Mills (thanks
for the $20 Tristan!), Terry Townshend, Cindy Brown, Karen Bruce, Gary
Martin, Aoife Clancy, Dave Palmater and Marcia Young Palmater, Martin and
Betty Sutcliffe, Paul Wilson, Marilyn Tucker, and John Littler. We are also
very grateful to Warren and Eleanor Robinson, Dick Dixon, Sue Swann, Dugg
Simpson and Lillian Wauthier for the hours of hard labour put towards
creating some of the best folk music events we've ever been part of. We
would also like to thank our agents Vivienne Bloomfield (UK) and Robin Boyd
(USA), Steve Woodcock, the Twelfth Fret, the Sound Post, and the St. John's
Folk Arts Council. Much thanks to the Canada Council and to the
Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council for the funding that made this CD
August Gale is dedicated to the late Mildred Smith.
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