VARIOUS THE HARRY SMITH PROJECT [Revisited]




US 4 disc (2CD/2DVD) box set: Shout 826663-10041
original release date: October 24, 2006


CD
John The Revelator
4:29
traditional
Nick Cave: lead vocal
Kate McGarrigle: backing vocal
Anna McGarrigle: backing vocal
Lily Lanken: backing vocal
Syd Straw: backing vocal
Robin Holcomb: backing vocal
Gary Lucas: guitar
Eric Mingus: bass
Tony "Thunder" Smith: drums
Shine On Me
2:57
traditional
Nick Cave: lead vocal
Kate McGarrigle: backing vocal
Anna McGarrigle: backing vocal
Lily Lanken*: backing vocal
Syd Straw*: backing vocal
Robin Holcomb*: backing vocal
Gary Lucas*: guitar
Eric Mingus*: bass
recorded live at: St Ann'a Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
produced by: Anthony Marinelli
engineered by:
mixed by: Clint Bennett; assistant: Damien Rasmussen
date: November 11. 1999
Personnel for "John The Revelator" identified from video. Personnel for "Shine On Me" assumed to be the same but * unconfirmed.
Sugar Baby [Red Rocking Chair]
4:11
traditional
Kate McGarrigle: vocal & banjo
Anna McGarrigle: vocal & acoustic guitar
Lily Lanken: backing vocal
Martha Wainwright: backing vocal & acoustic guitar
Joel Zifkin: violin
Stephen Hodges: percussion
D.J.Bonebrake: drums
Michel Pepin: bass
Although entitled "Sugar Baby" on this album the song was often introduced in concert as "Red Rocking Chair."
Ommie Wise part 1
3:33
traditional
Kate McGarrigle: vocal & banjo
Anna McGarrigle: vocal & acoustic guitar
Joel Zifkin: violin
Ommie Wise part 2 (What Lewis Did Last...)
3:31
traditional
Elvis Costello: vocal & acoustic guitar
Kate McGarrigle: backing vocal
Anna McGarrigle: backing vocal
Joel Zifkin: violin
Bill Frisell: acoustic guitar
Although listed and programmed as one song on the album these are actually two consecutive independent performances.
recorded live at: Royce Hall, UCLA, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA
produced by: Anthony Marinelli
engineered by:
mixed by: Clint Bennett; assistant: Damien Rasmussen
date: April 26, 2001
DVD
John The Revelator
4:00
traditional
Nick Cave: lead vocal
Kate McGarrigle: backing vocal
Anna McGarrigle: backing vocal
Lily Lanken: backing vocal
Syd Straw: backing vocal
Robin Holcomb: backing vocal
Gary Lucas: guitar
Eric Mingus: bass
Tony "Thunder" Smith: drums
recorded live at: St Ann'a Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
produced by: Anthony Marinelli
engineered by:
mixed by: Clint Bennett; assistant: Damien Rasmussen
date: November 11. 1999
Sugar Baby [Red Rocking Chair]
4:13
traditional
Kate McGarrigle: vocal & banjo
Anna McGarrigle: vocal & acoustic guitar
Lily Lanken: backing vocal
Martha Wainwright: backing vocal & acoustic guitar
Joel Zifkin: violin
Stephen Hodges: percussion
D.J.Bonebrake: drums
Michel Pepin: bass
recorded live at: Royce Hall, UCLA, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA
produced by: Anthony Marinelli
engineered by:
mixed by: Clint Bennett; assistant: Damien Rasmussen
date: April 26, 2001
Ommie Wise part 1 & 2 (What Lewis Did Last...)
7:33
traditional
part 1
Kate McGarrigle: vocal & banjo
Anna McGarrigle: vocal & acoustic guitar
Kenny Kosek: violin
part 2
Elvis Costello: vocal & acoustic guitar
Kate McGarrigle: backing vocal
Anna McGarrigle: backing vocal
Joel Zifkin: violin
Bill Frisell: acoustic guitar
Although listed and programmed as one song on the DVD these are actually two consecutive independent performances.
recorded live at: St Ann's Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY (part 1) & Royce Hall, UCLA, Westwood, Los Angeles, CA (part 2)
produced by: Anthony Marinelli
engineered by:
mixed by: Clint Bennett; assistant: Damien Rasmussen
date: November 11, 1999 & April 26, 2001
In total there were five concerts associated with Hal Willner's Harry Smith Project. All of them featured the McGarrigles and all were recorded and filmed. The 4 disc box set represents a "best of" selection from those shows together with associated material related to Harry Smith himself. A 40 page booklet accompanied the set.

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