Dry Bones Dance

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Dry Bones Dance
Studio album by Mark Heard
Released 1990
Recorded Fingerprint Recorders
Los Angeles, California
Genre Folk/rock
Label Fingerprint
Producer Mark Heard
Mark Heard chronology
Tribal Opera
(1987)
Dry Bones Dance
(1990)
Second Hand
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Dry Bones Dance is an album by Mark Heard, released in 1990, the first to be released on his own Fingerprint Records.

This album was listed at No. 29 in the book CCM Presents: The 100 Greatest Albums in Christian Music (Harvest House Publishers, 2001).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mark Heard.

  1. "Rise From The Ruins" – 3:03
  2. "The Dry Bones Dance" – 3:48
  3. "House Of Broken Dreams" – 4:13
  4. "Our Restless Hearts" – 3:43
  5. "Nobody's Looking" – 3:26
  6. "All She Wanted Was Love" – 4:20
  7. "Strong Hand Of Love" – 3:05
  8. "How Many Tears" – 3:01
  9. "Lonely Road" – 4:12
  10. "Waiting For A Reason" – 3:31
  11. "Everything Is Alright" – 4:24
  12. "Awake In The Night Time" – 3:30
  13. "Mercy Of The Flame" – 4:24
  14. "Fire" – 7:13

Personnel[edit]

  • Mark Heard – acoustic and electric guitar, vocals, accordion, harmonica, kalimba, assorted background vocals
  • David Birmingham – drums
  • Fergus Marsh – chapman stick
  • Byron Berline – fiddle, mandolin
  • Michael Been – guitar solo on "Lonely Road"
  • Novi – viola
  • Doug Berch – hammered dulcimer
  • Sam Phillips – vocals on #3, 4, 5, 12
  • Pam Dwinell – vocals on #1, 2, 7, 9
  • Jerry Chamberlain and Sharon McCall – vocals on #11, 13, 14

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced by Mark Heard
  • Recorded and mixed at Fingerprint Recorders by Mark Heard
  • Basic tracks recorded at Plum Studios, Newburyport, Massachusetts
  • Associate producer: Dan Russell
  • Executive-at-large: Chuck Long
  • Wagonmaster: Joel Russell
  • Occasional back-seat driving by Tom Willett
  • Second engineers: Joel Russell, Richard Tiegen, Dan Reed, David Miner and Tom Willett

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