A Bum Note and a Bead of Sweat

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A Bum Note and a Bead of Sweat
Live album by Baboon
Released February 27, 2001 (2001-02-27)
Recorded March 31, 2000 (2000-03-31) at The Curtain Club
April 14, 2000 (2000-04-14) at Trees
Genre Rock and Roll
Length 58:43
Label Last Beat
Producer Baboon, John Congleton
Baboon chronology
We Sing and Play
(1999)
A Bum Note and a Bead of Sweat
(2001)
Something Good Is Going to Happen to You
(2002)
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A Bum Note and a Bead of Sweat is a live album by Baboon. It was released in 2001 on Last Beat Records and re-released later that year on The Orchard. The album was recorded live to 16-track at two shows in early 2000.

The CD also contains a music video (in QuickTime format) for the studio-version of "Closer," which was directed by Dennis Fitzgerald.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Baboon, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Lush Life"   3:02
2. "California Dreamin'"   3:23
3. "Evil"   3:40
4. "Rise"   3:06
5. "Endlessly"   3:55
6. "Closer"   4:27
7. "Kamikaze"   2:54
8. "I'm Okay If You're Okay"   4:01
9. "Nation of Twos"   2:56
10. "Can't Hardly Stand It" (Charlie Feathers) 3:13
11. "Master Salvatoris"   2:07
12. "Save Me"   4:23
13. "Sucker"   4:27
14. "Bring Me the Head of Jack Skinner"   8:05
15. "E"   5:04

Personnel[edit]

  • Andrew Huffstetler – lead Vocals, trombone, floor tom
  • Mark Hughes (credited as "Badnwz Hughes") – bass, backing vocals
  • Mike Rudnicki (credited as "Robonicki") – guitar, backing vocals
  • Steven Barnett – drums, room evacuator (RE1), and misc.
  • Mark Reznicek – floor tom (on "Rise")
  • Joshua Dillard – trumpet (on "Bring Me the Head of Jack Skinner")
  • Neil Kopp – saxophone (on "Bring Me the Head of Jack Skinner")
  • Rob Thomasson – recording
  • Ben Yeager – mixing
  • John Congleton – mixing
  • George Geurin – mastering
  • Chris Paluska – layout
  • Dennis Fitzgerald – directed "Closer" video