Mojo (Publisher) - p.1193 stars out of 5
- "[T]wo solid 1970/71 country-rock sets..."
2 LPS on 1 CD: WEEDS (1969)/TARKIO (1971).
Brewer & Shipley: Tom Shipley, Mike Brewer.
Personnel: Tom Shipley (vocals, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar); Mike Brewer (vocals, acoustic guitar, shaker, vibraslap); Fred Olson, Fred Burton, Michael Bloomfield (electric guitar); John Kahn (wah-wah guitar); Richard Greene & Beryl Marriott (fiddle); Noel Jewkes (flute); Applejack (harmonica); Mark Naftalin, Ira Kamin (piano, organ); Nicky Hopkins (piano); Bill Vitt (drums); Phil Ford (tabla).
Additional personnel: Michael Bloomfield (guitar); Jerry Garcia (pedal steel guitar); Electric Flag.
Audio Remasterer: Elliott Federman.
Liner Note Author: Richie Unterberger.
Recording information: Crystal Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Golden State Recorders, San Francisco, CA; Wally Heider Recorders, S.F.
Unknown Contributor Role: Danny Cox.
This two-fer from Collectors' Choice features a pair of out of print albums by the country rock duo Brewer & Shipley, Weeds and Tarkio, both were originally issued on Kama Sutra in 1969 and 1970. Highlights from these albums include "Tarkio Road," "People Love Each Other," "Pigs Head," and the Top Ten hit "One Toke Over the Line." ~ Al Campbell