Tall Grass & Cool Water

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Tall Grass & Cool Water
Studio album by Michael Martin Murphey
Released June 28, 2011 (2011-06-28)
Recorded May 2008, June 2009
Omni Sound Studios,
Nashville, Tennessee[Note 1]
Genre Country, bluegrass,
cowboy music
Length 51:52
Label Rural Rhythm Records
Producer Ryan Murphey
Michael Martin Murphey chronology
Buckaroo Blue Grass II
(2010)
Tall Grass & Cool Water
(2011)
Campfire on the Road
(2012)

Tall Grass & Cool Water is the thirty-first album by American singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey, his third album of bluegrass music, and his sixth album of cowboy music.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Texas Cowboy" (Murphey) – 2:56
  2. "Cool Water" (Nolan) – 5:21
  3. "Santa Fe Trail" (Murphey) – 4:01
  4. "Way Out There" (Nolan) – 4:21
  5. "The Railroad Corral" (Murphey) – 4:08
  6. "Partner to the Wind" (Murphey) – 4:50
  7. "Trusty Lariat" (Murphey) – 4:12
  8. "Ballad of Cole Younger" (Murphey) – 4:56
  9. "Ballad of Jesse James" (Murphey) – 4:34
  10. "Frank James Farewell" (Burr, Ketchum) – 4:28
  11. "Blue Prairie" (Nolan, Spencer, Taft) – 3:42
  12. "Springtime in the Rockies" (Murphey) – 4:23

Credits[edit]

Music

  • Michael Martin Murphey – vocals, acoustic guitar, executive producer
  • Ryan Murphey – acoustic guitar, mandolin, producer
  • Carin Mari – vocals
  • Pat Flynn – lead acoustic guitar
  • Andy Hall – dobro
  • Charlie Cushman – banjo
  • Troy Engle – banjo, fiddle
  • Sam Bush – mandolin, fiddle
  • Andy Leftwich – mandolin, fiddle
  • Craig Nelson – acoustic bass
  • Matt Pierson – acoustic bass

Production

  • Keith Compton – engineer
  • Charles Engel – album art
  • Joe Ownbey – photography

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums 4

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ The James Gang Trilogy (tracks 8–10) was recorded and mixed at Bumpin' Heads Studio in Nashville, Tennessee in 2011.
Citations
  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Tall Grass & Cool Water". Allmusic. Retrieved May 23, 2012. 

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