Recently, my friend Gary and I unearthed a CD rom master of my 1988 release
"A Long Time Coming"
careful consideration we determined that this body of work should be
re mastered and consequently re issued under the new title:
"A Long Time Away".
In my follow up
"tape" search, I unearthed two additional "bonus"
tracks which have never been heard before;
an instrumental called
It is important to note that this album has some historical
sentiment attached to it. Such as;
much of this
album was recorded with the Ovation acoustic guitar given to me by my friend
and famous rocker Ted Nugent back in the late eighties.
This now infamous guitar can be heard
with an entirely different slant.
The album also
features appearances by;
Dirty Dan Buck
of The Boyzz, joining me for the background vocals on a track called
Also, included are background vocals by;
Spizzirri and Jean Dalleska,
Mike Kennedy, and Ralph
and Anna Schuman.
My dear friends; pedal steel player, Rich Koc,
violinist; Angela Licari, flutist; Nick Bisesi, Kurt
Christensen on drums, as well as additional guitar and bass work by
Ken Pfeil co-produced and added slick guitar work through out the
recording and engineering were pulled off by Ken Pfeil and
Gary Lingner at First Take studio's in Hanover Park, IL.
I produced ALTC at a time when I was in the midst of an energy
filled heart throbbing time of innocence.
I am excited at the
prospect of reissuing this product of hard work pride and
Together, we managed to pull together a heart wrenching tribute to my
passions of that era.
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