Good Good Man

cover of Good Good Man

released 2020

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A music executive/record company owner once told me that an artist should never print something on an album cover that was self-effacing or questioning of the music therein. That said, not everyone will love this album, because it is a very, very Vance album. It does the typical Vance all across the map thing, even more than some previous releases, stylistically careening from early ’70’s R&B to acoustic swing to AC (Almost Celtic) to Spoken Word. Just being honest..

Here’s hoping you enjoy this dance across the parquet that is my style-blending, genre-appropriating music-mind. The record exec? Well, he sold his company. Nice guy, tons of money, but he still doesn’t sing.

Produced and arranged by Vance. All songs & pieces written by Vance Gilbert (c) 2019 Disismye Music (ASCAP)
except Wildflower (c) KOBALT MUSIC by Doug Edwards and Dave Richardson
Mike Posner appears courtesy of UMG Music.
Special thanks to these folks for advice and ears saying “Just go do your music” leading to this mad mishmash of songs.. : Simon
Tassano, Sam Margolis, Dan Tappan, Robert Dugan, Carol Young, Ellis Paul, Rachael Sage, Mike Posner, Eric Suher, Deedah, Biff Kennedy,
Tim, Nick Dispagna (thanks for the wings and really, really listening).
Thanks everyone at The Roots Agency, Amy Malkoff, Ellen Giurleo, Liv Taylor, Paul Reiser for
the work and keeping me working.
Thanks Family et al- Graco, Deedah (ah?), Kathy, Roscoe, Bessie, the Spiders, all things Hallman,
All things Curro-Moncevicz, All things Dalton, Shannon O’Brien, Marley, Lula, All Stotts,
The Non-List, The Flying Aces Club, Wings Of Peace, The Orneries,, and all you Donators.
Recorded, Edited & Mixed By Sam Margolis and Vance Gilbert at Riverview Sound, Waltham MA
Drums recorded by Sam at Dagotown Recorders, Jefferson MA

Additional recording:
Neale Eckstein at Fox Run Studios, Sudbury MA
Herb Gardner recorded by Dave Minehan at Woolly Mammoth Sound, Waltham MA
Tommy Malone recorded by Tom Stern at Blue Velvet Studio, New Orleans LA
Chris Smither recorded by Dave Chalfant at Norfolk Studios, Northampton MA
Strings, piano, and other stuff arranged, played and recorded
by Brad Hatfield at Brad Hatfield Productions, Amesbury MA
Mastered by Thomas Eaton, Universal Noise Storage, Newburyport MA
Album design by Jane Boyle Hallman. Main cover photos: Jeff Fasano
Last minute Thanks to Rocky and Ben for the vid.
Special thanks to the Sands family for their house
“This album is dedicated to the spirits of Ruth T. Daley
and to Roscoe, my good, good boy”

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