Perennial Favorites

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Perennial Favorites
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 4, 1998 (1998-08-04)
StudioKensway, Pittsboro, North Carolina
GenreJazz, swing
Length37:04
LabelMammoth
ProducerMike Napolitano, Squirrel Nut Zippers
Squirrel Nut Zippers chronology
Roasted Right
(1997)
Perennial Favorites
(1998)
Christmas Caravan
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone3/5 stars link

Perennial Favorites is an album by the swing revival band Squirrel Nut Zippers.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Suits Are Picking Up the Bill" (Jimbo Mathus) – 3:04
  2. "Low Down Man" (Mathus) – 4:14
  3. "Ghost of Stephen Foster" (Mathus) – 3:32
  4. "Pallin' with Al" (Maxwell) – 2:41
  5. "Fat Cat Keeps Getting Fatter" (Mathus) – 2:47
  6. "Trou Macacq" (Maxwell) – 3:17
  7. "My Drag" (Mathus) – 3:27
  8. "Soon" (Maxwell) – 3:02
  9. "Evening at Lafitte's" (Mathus) – 2:48
  10. "The Kraken" (Maxwell) – 3:40
  11. "That Fascinating Thing" (Mathus) – 2:43
  12. "It's Over" (Mathus) – 1:49
  • Hidden track: "Berceuse Tendres" – 1:16 [between tracks 11 and 12]

Personnel[edit]

  • Jimbo Mathus – vocals, trombone, banjo, piano, lead guitar, guitar, percussion, backing vocals
  • Tom Maxwell – vocals, tenor and baritone saxophone, gong, backing vocals, clarinet, rhythm guitar
  • Katharine Whalen – vocals, banjo
  • Ken Mosher – alto and baritone saxophone, guitar, cymbal, Fender Rhodes
  • Je Widenhouse – cornet, trumpet, backing vocals
  • Stuart Cole – bass
  • Don Raleigh – bass
  • Chris Phillips – drums, percussion, steel drum, contraption kit, backing vocals[1]

Additional personnel

  • Andrew Bird – violin, percussion, background vocals
  • Emily Laurance – harp
  • Steve Watson – pedal steel
  • Rick Lassiter – bass
  • Jay Faires – executive producer
  • Steve Balcom – executive producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Perennial Favorites - Squirrel Nut Zippers | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 July 2017.

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