Dirty Linen - 4-5/96, p.92
"...blending a diverse group to form a coherent sound..."
Personnel: Graham Parker (vocals, guitar, piano); John Gorka, Joshua Kadison, Kristian Bush, Michelle Malone, Andrew Hyra, Patty Larkin, Pete Droge, Ani DiFranco (vocals, guitar); Bill Lloyd (vocals, acoustic guitar); A.J. Croce (vocals, piano); Julie Adams , Paula Cole, Syd Straw (vocals); Ron Sowell (guitar, harmonica); Eric Ambel, Gerry Leonard , Jeff Trott (guitar); Pat Buchanan (electric guitar, background vocals); Michael Lipton (electric guitar); Deni Bonet (violin); Bob Thompson (keyboards); Ammed Solomon (drums, percussion); Paul Kimbarow, Eric Gebow, Gregg Williams , Paul Kimbarrow (drums); Byron House (background vocals).
Liner Note Author: Larry Groce.
Unknown Contributor Role: Larry Groce.
Volume eight in the Live From Mountain Stage series continues in the admirably eclectic tradition of its predecessors; opening with a typically impassioned performance by Ani DiFranco ("Buildings and Bridges"), the set also spotlights tracks from John Gorka ("The Gypsy Life") and an outstanding Graham Parker reading of his "Howlin' Wind." ~ Jason Ankeny