Too Much Fun!

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Too Much Fun!
Holy Modal Rounders - Too Much Fun.jpg
Studio album by The Holy Modal Rounders
Released July 13, 1999
Recorded Studio at Puck's Farm, Ontario, Canada
Genre Freak folk
Length 43:00
Label Rounder
Producer Frazier Mohawk, Peter Stampfel
The Holy Modal Rounders chronology
Going Nowhere Fast
(1981)Going Nowhere Fast1981
Too Much Fun!
(1999)
I Make a Wish for a Potato
(2001)I Make a Wish for a Potato2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau A[3]

Too Much Fun! is the ninth studio album by the psychedelic folk band The Holy Modal Rounders. It was released on July 13, 1999 through Rounder Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Happy Rolling Cowboy" Bob Nolan 2:02
2. "Antoinette" Steve Weber 2:33
3. "Bad Boy" M. Myrie, Peter Stampfel 3:41
4. "Violets So Blue" Traditional arr. 2:55
5. "Euphoria" Robin Remaily 2:54
6. "Sail Away Ladies" Traditional arr. 1:44
7. "Penny's Farm" Traditional arr. 2:49
8. "Bonaparte's Retreat" Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart 2:05
9. "Tea Song" Michael Hurley 2:38
10. "Precious Jewel" Roy Acuff 3:32
11. "A Blues Serenade" Vincent Grande, Jimmy Lytell, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli 2:17
12. "Skin Game" Traditional arr. 2:25
13. "Long Journey" Traditional arr., Michael Hurley 1:57
14. "Crowley Waltz" Hackberry Ramblers 1:43
15. "Little Girl and the Dreadful Snake" Bill Monroe 3:05
16. "Year of Jubilo" Henry Clay Work 2:15
17. "New John the Revelator" Blind Willie Johnson 2:41

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morgenstein, Mark. "Too Much Fun". Allmusic. Retrieved August 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan. "The New Rolling Stone Album Guide". Rolling Stone, 2004. Pg. 385-386. Retrieved on August 13, 2012.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Holy Modal Rounders". Robert Christgau.com. Retrieved August 13, 2012.