Donna Jean and the Tricksters (album)

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Donna Jean and the Tricksters
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Studio album by Donna Jean and the Tricksters
Released January 29, 2008
Genre Rock, jam
Label Dig
Producer James Brooks
Donna Jean and the Tricksters
Donna Jean Godchaux chronology
At the Table
(2004)
Donna Jean and the Tricksters
(2008)
Back Around
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Best Of Website (not rated) [2]

Donna Jean and the Tricksters is an album by Donna Jean and the Tricksters, a rock band led by former Grateful Dead singer Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay. The group, which later changed its name to the Donna Jean Godchaux Band, also features lead guitarist and singer Jeff Mattson, who wrote or co-wrote several songs on the album, along with other members of the Zen Tricksters.

Donna Jean and the Tricksters was by released Dig Records in 2008.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "All I Gotta Say" (Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay) – 4:59
  2. "So Hard" (Dave Diamond) – 5:49
  3. "No Better Way" (Will McFarlane) – 4:34
  4. "Weight of the World" (Dave Diamond) – 5:26
  5. "Shelter" (Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay, Jeff Mattson) – 5:38
  6. "Travelin' Light" (Jeff Mattson, M. Marston) – 7:07
  7. "He Said/She Said" (Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay, Jeff Mattson) – 5:14
  8. "Moments Away" (Tom Circosta) – 4:27
  9. "Farewell Jack" (Keith Godchaux, Brian Godchaux) – 4:22
  10. "A Prisoner Says His Piece" (Jeff Mattson) – 6:57
  11. "Me and Kettle Joe" (Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay) – 13:24
  12. "Reno" (Klyph Black, John Edward McNeill) – 4:00

Credits[edit]

Donna Jean and the Tricksters[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Jason Crosby - violin on "He Said/She Said" and "A Prisoner Says His Piece"
  • Dave Eggar - cello on "Shelter" and "He Said/She Said"
  • Randi Mattson - handclaps on "Shelter"

Production[edit]

  • Donna Jean and the Tricksters - producer
  • James Brooks - executive producer
  • Joe Napoli - recording
  • Tom Stiegler - additional engineering
  • Jason Corsaro - mixing
  • Michael Ferretti and Dante Portella - assistant engineers
  • Chris Gehringer - mastering
  • Gary Houston - cover art and layout
  • Susana Millman - photography
  • Dennis McNally - publicity, management[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Review Donna Jean & the Tricksters - Donna Jean & The Tricksters". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Donna Jean and the Tricksters, The Best Of Website, January 29, 2008. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Donna Jean and the Tricksters CD liner notes
  4. ^ Donna Jean and the Tricksters Overview, allmusic.com, Retrieved May 20, 2008.