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The Best of Rattlesnake Annie

1. Hokkiado Wind

Vocals: Rattlesnake Annie
Background vocals: Klaus Lohmer
Guitars: Hirofumi “Dr. K” Tokutake
Keyboards: Yutaka Hosoi
Flute: Yutaka Hosoi
Percussion: Klaus Lohmer


Studio: Yuta St. Tokyo
Engineer: Yutaka Hosoi


Engineer: Klaus Lohmer
Assistant Engineer: Andy Melzer
Studio: AM Music Production
Klausenburger Gasse 44
51674 Wiehl-Drabenderhöhe

 

2. Old Guitar

Vocal: Rattlesnake Annie
Vocal: Masamitsu Oshima

Piano: “Fire” Nishimura
Bass: Dave Rowe
Drums: Maxwell Shauf
Guitars: Keith Sewell
Fiddle: Shadd Cobb
Steel: Al Perkins

Choir: Kunitachi, Japan:
"The Way-faring Strangers"
Shunsaku Kondo / Kyosuke Hayashi / Koichi Horiguchi

"The Ole Country Boys"
Yoshiaki Tokunaga / Masazumi Kamaishi / Miho Ohnuma / Keiko Kubota

"Happon Choir Singers"
Eizo Ohara / Kimiko Hiraiwa / Hideki Ushijima /Masatoshi Odagiri / Mieko Odagiri
/ Yasuhiro Momota / Takashi Kumihashi / Kazuo Tanaka / Takuji Murakami / Kengo
Yonezawa

 

Studio Japan: Yuta St.
Engineer Japan: Yutaka Hosoi 

Studio: Nashville, El Garaje
Engineer: Brent Truitt

Studio: Germany, AM Music Production
Mixing Engineer: Klaus Lohmer
Assistant Engineer: Andy Melzer
Wiehl-Drabenderhöhe, Germany

Pre Mastering:
Engineer: Andy Melzer
Studio: AM Music Production

Final Mastering: 
Engineer: Randy Leroy
Studio: Final Stage Mastering
Nashville, Tennessee

4. Sixteen Tons

5. Somewhere South of Macon

6. Calling Your Bluff

7. Lonesome O’nry and Mean

8. Been Waitin’ That Long

Musicians on songs 4-5-6-7-8: 

Lonnie Mack: guitar, banjo
Roy Huskey: bass
Sam Bush: mandolin
Jerry Douglas: dobro
Vassar Clements: fiddle
Buddy Spiecher: fiddle
Vip Vipperman: guitar
Buddy Blackmon: guitar, banjo
Kenny Malone: drums, percussion

Background Vocals:
Carol and Mary Beth Anderson
Buddy Green
Terry Smith
Lonnie Mack
Rattlesnake Annie
Buddy Green

9. Rain Dance (from CD “Painted Bird”)

10. I Ride Alone (from CD “I Ride Alone”)

11. Caroline and Rachel (from CD “Troubadour”)

12. Blue Flame Café (from CD “Rattlesnakes and Rusty Water”)

13. Diamond Back Blues (from CD “Indian Dream”)

 

Cover photo:
Ivan Cali Podolsky
Slovak Republic

Disc photo:
Max McGowan

 All songs mixed by: Klaus Lohmer
except # 12 which was mixed in Nashville

 CDs containing the songs, numbered 3-9-10-11-12-13 can be purchased at:
www.rattlesnakeannie.com

 Songs numbered: 1- 2 (English translation) -9-10-11-12-13 written by Rattlesnake Annie
Published by: Ann McGowan Music BMI

 All songs produced by: Rattlesnake Annie
© 2008

 
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