The songs relate stories of both local Minnesota and universal people, places and events. They are recorded with the help of artists from local Bluegrass bands, namely Geoff Schley (guitar/vocals) Dave Tousley (bass) of â€œFree Range Pickinâ€ Katryn Conlin (bass/vocals) Ben Manning (guitar) of â€œLong Time Goneâ€, Phil Nusbaum (banjo) of â€œThe Blue Driftersâ€ and host of local radio show â€œBluegrass Saturday Morningâ€ (JAZZ88FM.com).
â€œBaby Boomer Bluesâ€ is a humorous look at the delights of aging.
â€œHat of Many Cheeses,â€ is a comic story of a Packer fan growing up in rural Wisconsin.
â€œDriving Out To Richmondâ€ describes traffic congestion problems that plague all major metro areas, with the setting of driving to Minnesotaâ€™s Summer Bluegrass Festival near Richmond, MN.
â€œThereâ€™s Nothing Like a Bluegrass Tuneâ€ is an anthology of and tribute to Bluegrass Music.
â€œBluegrass Saturday Morningâ€ is a theme song for the radio show of the same name.
â€œAlways Grateful and Trueâ€ basically states that we should be darn thankful that weâ€™re among the 6% of the worldâ€™s population who are born in America, as opposed to Calcutta or Bangladesh.
â€œThe Shepherdâ€™s Storyâ€ is the life and times of a Bedouin shepherd.
1. Buford's Bane
2. Hat of Many Cheeses
3. I Got Me a Cellphone
4. St. Paul Back Streets
5. Driving Out to Richmond
6. Baby Boomer Blues
7. There's Nothing Like a Bluegrass Tune
8. Bluegrass Saturday Morning
10. Desert Mountains
11. Always Grateful and True
12. The Shepherd's Story