In June 1984.

In June 1984, “Slash” label released “Hallowed Ground”, the second Violent Femmes album. It was recorded in January 1984, at “Secret Sound Studio” in New York City, and was produced by Mark Van Hecke.

Personnel:

  • Gordon Gano– vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, violin
  • Brian Ritchie– acoustic bass, electric bass, slide bass, celesta, marimba, jew’s harp, vocals
  • Victor DeLorenzo– tranceaphone, trap and electric drum sets, stompatron, percussion, vocals
  • Mark Van Hecke – piano, organ
  • Tony Trischka– banjo
  • Christina Houghton – autoharp
  • Peter Balestrieri – vocals, saxophone, harmonica
  • Cynthia Gano Lewis – vocals
  • Drake Scott – cornetto, sackbut
  • John Zorn– alto saxophone, clarinet, game calls
  • John Tanner – clarinet
  • Engineers – John Tanner, Warren Bruleigh

Track listing:

All tracks by Gordon Gano.

  1. Country Dead Song
  2. I Hear the Rain
  3. Never Tell
  4. Jesus Walking on the Water
  5. I Know It’s True but I’m Sorry to Say
  6. Hallowed Ground
  7. Sweet Misery Blues
  8. Black Girls
  9. It’ Gonna Rain
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