Cue The Birds – Rick Norman’s latest album
THE EDGE OF THE WESTERN WORLD
IN MY ROOM
BEFORE THE GHOST
TO LAY DOWN BY YOUR SIDE
WHEN I WAS AN ANGEL
YOUR BROKEN HEART
IS THERE ENOUGH LOVE IN THE WORLD
All Words & Music Rick Norman
*Track 3 Written by Brian Wilson & Gary Usher
Produced by Roger Moutenot
Rick Norman: lead vocals
Roger Moutenot: vocal harmonies
Jules Shear: vocal harmonies on tracks 1, 3, 4, & 6
The South End 2011 Fourth Grade All Stars: vocal harmonies on track 11**
**The South End 2011 Fourth Grade All Stars are:
Blaire A., Jordan A., Kyle A., Patrick B., Peter C., Silvana C., Dean D., David G., Dylan G.,
Ryan H., Carina M., Summer N., Vanessa P., Bella R. J.J.S., Zach S., Sean T., Amanda V.,
Ray W., Alexa Y., Elyssia Y., Matt Z., Danielle A., Eren B., Sean B., Melody B., Ryan B., Anthony F., Mia F., Abril G., Brian G., Maddie G., Madison K., Nicole K., Jenny K., Matthew L., Tyler M., Nico M., Ben P., Jasi R., Gabby S., Kenny S., Nick S., Jenna T., Maggie B., Liam B., Sam C., Nikki D. Matt D., Julia D., Harry D., Will D., Brianna F., Tom G., John G., Anthony I., George J., Sophia K., Samantha L., Jordyn L., Mike L., Matt L., Mikey M., Tori R., Lindsay S. J.P.W., & Sidney Z.!
You ALL rocked and I love you for it!
All instrument Rick Norman & Roger Moutenot……well the only thing I can say is that I played all of the 12 string guitar parts….and Roger played all the drums….after that it’s anyone’s guess…but here is what we both played at some point on all the different songs: 6 string guitar, bass guitar, electric sitar, Wurlitzer electric piano, upright piano, Hammond organ, slide guitar, tambourine, maracas, mandolin, E-bow guitar, keyboards, tenor guitar, vibraphone, baritone guitar and other assorted items.
Leif Arntzen: trumpet on “Juniper Road”
Tommy Hannum: pedal steel guitar on “To Lay Down By Your Side”
Joey Trentacosta: additional piano on tracks 4, 5, 6, & 7
Main Tracks: Cue the Birds was recorded and mixed @ Haptown Studios, Nashville, TN….a truly great place to create and hang!
Mastered @: Yes Master, Nashville, TN by Jim DeMain….the best!
Additional tracks recorded @: Trapper Quinn’s Hit the Road Studio, Chester, NY
(vocal harmony tracks 1, 3, 4, & 6 / keyboard tracks 4, 5, 6, & 7)
South End All Stars recorded @: SES by Hit the Road Studio, Chester, NY, remote mobile facilities
DESIGN & ART
Design & Layout: Bob Colthart & Rick Norman
Front Photo: Bob Colthart, March 2011
Front Cover Birds & Back Cover Painting: Pal Shazar
Painting in Photo Collage: Tracy DiTolla
Thanks to Bob, Pal & Suzy for their designing eyes!
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