The Holmes Brothers

Simple Truths

Simple Truths
From raucous roadhouse rockers to heartbreaking ballads, SIMPLE TRUTHS is a deeply soulful journey through blues, R&B and country music. Produced by Grammy Award-winner Craig Street (Norah Jones, Chris Whitley, Cassandra Wilson).

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Produced by Craig Street
Recorded and mixed by S. Husky Hoskulds (for eightbit audio) at Sunset Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA. May 7-10, 2003
Second engineer: Jason Mott
Mastered by Greg Cal...
Produced by Craig Street
Recorded and mixed by S. Husky Hoskulds (for eightbit audio) at Sunset Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA. May 7-10, 2003
Second engineer: Jason Mott
Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, New York, NY
Sequenced by Bob DePugh
Photography by Stefan Falke
Packaging design by Kevin Niemiec
Executive Producer: Paul Kahn
Logistics: Josh Stoltzfus
Craig Street uses Pro AC monitors; Audio Research amplifiers and cables.

1. Run Myself Out of Town
Wendell Holmes lead vocal and electric guitar
Sherman Holmes bass and vocals
Popsy Dixon drums and vocals

2. Shine
Wendell Holmes lead vocal and electric guitar
Sherman Holmes bass and vocals
Popsy Dixon drums and vocals

3. We Meet, We Part, We Remember
Wendell Holmes lead vocal and electric guitar
Sherman Holmes bass and vocals
Popsy Dixon drums and vocals
Chris Bruce acoustic guitar

4. If I Needed You
Sherman Holmes vocal
Popsy Dixon vocal
Wendell Holmes piano
Chris Bruce electric guitar
David Piltch upright bass
Patrick Warren pump organ

5. Hey Baby
Sherman Holmes lead vocal
Wendell Holmes acoustic guitar and vocals
Popsy Dixon drums and vocals
Chris Bruce acoustic guitar and solo
David Piltch upright bass

6. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
Wendell Holmes lead vocal and electric guitar
Sherman Holmes bass and vocals
Popsy Dixon drums and vocals

7. Everything Is Free
Popsy Dixon vocal and drums
Wendell Holmes electric guitar
Sherman Holmes bass
Chris Bruce acoustic guitar
David Piltch upright bass

8. Big Boss Man
Wendell Holmes lead vocal and electric guitar
Sherman Holmes bass and vocals
Popsy Dixon drums and vocals
Greg Leisz lap steel guitar

9. Opportunity To Cry
Wendell Holmes vocal and piano

10. Concrete Jungle
Popsy Dixon vocal
Greg Leisz acoustic guitar
David Piltch upright bass

11. You Won't Be Livin' Here Anymore
Wendell Holmes lead vocal and electric guitar
Sherman Holmes bass and vocals
Popsy Dixon drums and vocals

12. He'll Have To Go
Wendell Holmes vocal
Sherman Holmes vocal
Popsy Dixon vocal
Greg Leisz National steel guitar
David Piltch upright bass

13. I'm So Lonely
Sherman Holmes vocal
Wendell Holmes acoustic guitar

Thank you: Phil and all at Sound Factory; Keryn Kaplan; Danielle and Steve at Sterling; Tim DeParavicini; Chris, Dave, Greg and Patrick for your participation and contribution;
and Joe Henry for the loan of your lovely Gibson LG-2.

booking and management: Concerted Efforts, Inc., 617.969.0810, www.concertedefforts.com
fan club: Arzola Whetstone and Barbara Curtis, Baychester Station, P.O. Box 1029, Bronx, NY 10469


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"Stirring and timeless…deeply soulful and uplifting"
- NEW YORK TIMES



    Track Name Duration  
Play Preview 1 Run Myself Out of Town
Author/Publisher:  W. Holmes, Foggy Day Music/Gardenville Music admin. by Bug Music, BMI
3:26
Play Preview 2 Shine
Author/Publisher:  Roland, Sugarfuzz Music/Warner-Tamerlane Publ. Co., BMI
3:11
Play Preview 3 We Meet, We Part, We Remember
Author/Publisher:  W. Holmes, Foggy Day Music/Gardenville Music admin. by Bug Music, BMI
3:55
Play Preview 4 If I Needed You
Author/Publisher:  Van Zandt, Katie Bell Music admin. by Bughouse Music, ASCAP
3:39
Play Preview 5 Hey Baby
Author/Publisher:  Channel & Cobb, EMI Unart Catalog, Inc., BMI
3:59
Play Preview 6 I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
Author/Publisher:  Williams, Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music/Hiriam Music admin. by Rightsong Music, BMI
4:49
Play Preview 7 Everything Is Free
Author/Publisher:  Welch & Rawlings, Cracklin Music admin. by Bug Music/Irving Music, BMI
5:06
Play Preview 8 Big Boss Man
Author/Publisher:  Smith & Dixon, Arc Music/Sony ATV Songs, BMI
2:51
Play Preview 9 Opportunity To Cry
Author/Publisher:  Nelson, Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, BMI
3:35
Play Preview 10 Concrete Jungle
Author/Publisher:  Marley, Fifty Six Hope Road/Odnil Music Ltd., ASCAP
5:24
Play Preview 11 You Won’t Be Livin’ Here Anymore
Author/Publisher:  W. Holmes, Foggy Day Music/Gardenville Music admin. by Bug Music, BMI
3:07
Play Preview 12 He’ll Have To Go
Author/Publisher:  Allison and Allison, Central Songs, BMI
2:59
Play Preview 13 I'm So Lonely
Author/Publisher:  S. Holmes, Foggy Day Music/Gardenville Music admin. by Bug Music, BMI
4:38
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