Mighty Joe Moon

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Mighty Joe Moon
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Studio album by Grant Lee Buffalo
Released September 20, 1994
Recorded 1993 – 1994
Genre Alternative rock, folk
Length 46:24
Label Slash, Reprise
Producer Paul Kimble
Grant Lee Buffalo chronology
Fuzzy
(1993)Fuzzy1993
Mighty Joe Moon
(1994)
Copperopolis
(1996)Copperopolis1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 3/4 stars[2]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5/5 stars[3]
The Guardian 3/4 stars[4]
Q 4/5 stars[5]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[6]
The Village Voice C+[7]

Mighty Joe Moon is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Grant Lee Buffalo. It was released in 1994 on Slash Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Grant Lee Phillips.[8]

  1. "Lone Star Song"
  2. "Mockingbirds"
  3. "It's the Life"
  4. "Sing Along"
  5. "Mighty Joe Moon"
  6. "Demon Called Deception"
  7. "Lady Godiva and Me"
  8. "Drag"
  9. "Last Days of Tecumseh"
  10. "Happiness"
  11. "Honey Don't Think"
  12. "Side by Side"
  13. "Rock of Ages"

Personnel[edit]

  • Grant Lee Phillips – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, dobro, mandolin, harmonica
  • Paul Kimble – bass, piano, pump organ, electric organ, Vocals
  • Joey Peters – drum set, tumbuk, tambourine, tablas, maracas, marimba, shakers, acquired hunks of metal
  • Greg Adamson – cello on "Mockingbirds"
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar on "Lady Godiva and Me"

Personnel from cassette liner notes.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Mighty Joe Moon – Grant Lee Buffalo". AllMusic. Retrieved July 21, 2009. 
  2. ^ Johnson, K. C. (October 20, 1994). "Grant Lee Buffalo: Mighty Joe Moon (Slash)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 9, 2018. 
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th concise ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-85712-595-8. 
  4. ^ Sullivan, Caroline (September 23, 1994). "Grant Lee Buffalo: Mighty Joe Moon (London)". The Guardian. 
  5. ^ "Grant Lee Buffalo: Mighty Joe Moon". Q (98): 112. November 1994. 
  6. ^ Wiesel, Al (October 6, 1994). "Grant Lee Buffalo: Mighty Joe Moon". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on December 5, 2007. Retrieved December 5, 2007. 
  7. ^ Christgau, Robert (November 29, 1994). "Turkey Shoot". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved September 23, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b Mighty Joe Moon', Grant Lee Buffalo, Slash Records 4-45714 (1994) CS