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On February 21, 2012.

On February 21, 2012, “Merge” label released “Mr. M”, the eleventh Lambchop album. It was recorded 2009 – 2011, at “The Beach House” in Nashville Tennessee, “Admiralspalast” in Berlin, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, harmonica, synthesizer, painting
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Scott Martin – drums, percussion, noises
  • Ryan Norris – organ, guitar
  • William Tyler – guitar
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Billy Contreras – fiddle
  • Roy Agee – horns, trombone
  • Denis Solee – horns, woodwind
  • Cortney Tidwell– backing vocals
  • A London String Ensemble – ensemble
  • Tosca String Quartet – ensemble
  • Jonathan Marx – noises
  • Mason Neely, Peter Stopshinski – string arrangements
  • Mark Nevers – recording engineer
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • New Formalists – design

 Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner.

  1. If Not I’ll Just Die
  2. 2B2
  3. Gone Tomorrow
  4. Met
  5. Gar
  6. Nice Without Mercy
  7. Buttons
  8. The Good Life (is wasted)
  9. Kind Of
  10. Betty’s Overture
  11. Never My Love

 

 

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On February 9, 2004.

On February 9, 2004, “Merge” label released “Aw Cmon”, the seventh Lambchop album. It was recorded and released at the same time as the album “No You Cmon”, and both were released together as a double album pack as well as separately. It was recorded in 2003, at “The Beech House” in Nashville, TN, and was produced by Kurt Wagner and Mark Nevers.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, juno, mixing
  • Curtiss Pernice, Willie Tyler – electric and acoustic guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – electric and steel guitar
  • Alex McManus – guitar
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Benny Martin, Sam Baker – drums
  • Jonathan Marx, Marc William Trovillion – electronics
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Deanna Varagona – vocals
  • The Nashville String Machine – strings
  • Lloyd Barry – arranger
  • Mark Nevers – engineer, mixing
  • John Kelton – editing
  • Jim DeMain – mastering
  • Wayne White – painting, art cover

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. Being Tyler – Kurt Wagner, William Tyler
  2. Four Pounds in Two Days
  3. Steve McQueen
  4. The Lone Official
  5. Something’s Going On
  6. Nothing But a Blur from a Bullet Train
  7. Each Time I Bring It Up It Seems to Bring You Down
  8. Timothy B. Schmidt
  9. Women Help to Create the Kind of Men They Despise – Kurt Wagner, William Tyler
  10. I Hate Candy
  11. I Haven’t Heard a Word I’ve Said
  12. Action Figure

On February 8, 2000.

On February 8, 2000, “Merge” label released “Nixon”, the fifth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mark Nevers and Kurt Wagner.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Wagner – vocals, guitar, juno, mixing
  • John Delworth – piano, Hammond synth, juno, Hammond organ
  • Tony Crow – piano
  • Paula James Booker – guitar
  • Alex McManus – guitar
  • Paul Niehaus – vocals, guitar, pedal steel
  • Mark Nevers – guitars, engineer, mixing
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Allen Lowrey – drums
  • Ken Coomer – percussion
  • Dennis Cronin – vocals, background vocals, cornet, trumpet, engineer
  • Jonathan Marx – vocals, background vocals, trumpet
  • Deanna Varagona – vocals, background vocals, baritone saxophone
  • The Nashville String Machine – strings
  • Lloyd Barry – string arrangements, arranger
  • Wayne White – cover painting, cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except where noted.

  1. The Old Gold Shoe
  2. Grumpus
  3. You Masculine You
  4. Up with People
  5. Nashville parent
  6. What Else Could it Be
  7. The Distance from Her to There
  8. The Book I Haven’t Read – Kurt Wagner, Curtis Mayfield
  9. The Petrified Florist
  10. The Butcher Boy – traditional

 

On December 25, 2009.

On December 25, 2009, James Victor Chesnutt died aged 45. He was songwriter and musician (guitar, singer), Chesnutt collaborated with many musicians and bands including Bob Mould, Widespread Panic, Elf Power, Danger Mouse, Lambchop, Bill Frisell and Jonathan Richman. He recorded 17 albums during his career.

On September 8, 2017.

On September 8, 2017, Donald Ray Williams died aged 78. He was singer and songwriter, known by the nick name “Gentle Giant” of the country music. He had 17 number one country hits, and his songs has been covered by many artists including Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Waylon Jennings, Pete Townshend, Claude Russell Bridges, Lefty Frizzell, Josh Turner,  Sonny James, Alison Krauss,  Billy Dean,  Charley Pride, Kenny Rogers,  Lambchop,  Alan Jackson, Tomeu Penya, and Bonnie “Prince” Billy. In 2010, he was inducted in the “Country Music Hall of Fame”.

 

On February 19, 2010.

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On February 19, 2010, “Merge” label released “Is a Woman”, the sixth Lambchop studio album. It was recorded January -July 2001 in Nashville, and was produced by Mark Nevers and Kurt Wagner.

Personnel:

  • Allan Lowrey – percussion, drums
  • Scott Chase – percussion
  • Tony Crow – piano, acetone, juno, homo machine
  • Alex McManus– electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Jonathan Marx – juno, sampler
  • Marky Nevers – space guitar, noise guitar, acetone
  • William Tyler – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, acetone
  • Paul Burch jr.– vibes, snare, shaker, brushed snare
  • Kurt Wagner – vocal, guitar, moog, acetone, casio
  • Marc Trovillion – bass
  • Matt Swanson – bass
  • Paul Niehaus – electric guitar, steel guitar
  • Rob Stanley – acoustic guitar
  • Terry Baker – drums, percussion
  • Tammy Pierce – background vocals
  • Lisa Crabtree – background vocals
  • John Delworth – acetone, juno
  • Deanna Varagona – baritone saxophone
  • Curtiss Pernice – acoustic guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Kurt Wagner, except “Caterpillar” written by D.C. Book and Kurt Wagner.

  1. The Daily Growl
  2. The New Cobweb Summer
  3. My Blue Wave
  4. I Can Hardly Spell My Name
  5. Autumn’s Vicar
  6. Flick
  7. Caterpillar
  8. Scott Parsley
  9. Bugs
  10. The Old Matchbook Trick
  11. Is a Woman