Simple Truths

The Holmes Brothers

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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1. Run Myself Out of Town 3:26
2. Shine 3:11
3. We Meet, We Part, We Remember 3:55
4. If I Needed You 3:39
5. Hey Baby 3:59
6. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry 4:49
7. Everything Is Free 5:06
8. Big Boss Man 2:51
9. Opportunity To Cry 3:35
10. Concrete Jungle 5:24
11. You Won’t Be Livin’ Here Anymore 3:07
12. He’ll Have To Go 2:59
13. I'm So Lonely 4:38

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