Joe Savage Plays Country
Recorded at Studio 618 and Levyland U.S.A., St. Paul, MN
Engineered by Joe Savage
Final mix and mastering by Matthew Zimmerman and Joe Savage at Wild Sound, Minneapolis
Produced by Perennial Sideman Productions in cooperation with Lilly Ray Records

Photos by Jeanne Savage
Wood carving by John Walkup
CD designed by Dan Miggler (Noiseland)

Special thanks to my friends Noah Levy, Jim Anton, Dan Neale, Dan Lund, Jeremy Johnson, John Terr and Pat Frederick for helping me on this record. Thanks to Brian Fesler for the encouragement and prodding, Joe and Kathy Jensen, Tex, Larry Rose, Russ Pahl, Matthew Zimmerman, Aunt Marian, Tim Frantzich, Jeanne Savage, John Walkup, and all the fans of Midwest Country.

  1. Wabash Cannonball / Freight Train Medley
    (JA Roff / Elizabeth Cotten)
  2. Bud's Bounce
    (Forrest Isaacs)
  3. Mama Tried
    (Merle Haggard)
  4. Gardenia Waltz
    (Johnny Gimble)
  5. Columbus Stockade Blues
    (Thomas P. Darby & Jimmy Tarlton)
  6. Last Date
    (Floyd Cramer)
  7. The Wayward Wind
    (Stan Lebowsky & Herb Newman)
  8. B. Bowman Hop
    (B. Bowman)
  9. I Love You Because
    (Leon Payne)
  10. Red River Valley

The Players:

Joe Savage - Pedal steel, dobro, harmonica, bass (10), kid's chimes & hand percussion
Dan Lund - Guitars (1-4, 7, 10)
Dan Neale - Guitars (6, 8, 9)
Jeremy Johnson - Guitar (5)
Jimmy Anton - Bass (1-9)
Noah Levy - Drums
Peter J. Sands - Keys
John Terr - Cajun accordion
Pat Frederick - Violins

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