Edited and produced by Arlene Furman and Jack Nestor
1995 Shoofly, Inc.
The Shoofly Players: Maryska Bigos, Brian Christopher, Dede Corvinus, Tiffany Epps, Tekeisha Ford, Patrick Hill, Jennifer Johnson, Trevor Johnson, Sheila Kerrigan, Amy Landers, Bill Leslie, LaRain McCauley, Greg Miller, Claudio Oswald Niedworok, Sarah Froeber, and Jody Strimling
Shoofly Theme: T. Sherman Tate (lead vocal); Tommy Hartley (guitar & vocal)
Cover Concept & Design: Kathleen Nestor
Cover Art: Eleanor Saunders (age 7, Chapel Hill, NC)
Recorded by: Randy Friel, SoundWave Audio, Chapel Hill
Incidental music composed and arranged by Randy Friel; Shoofly variations performed by Lightnin' Wells
Special Guest: Presenting Lui Collins
We are very proud to bring you the music of Molly Gamblin recording artist, Lui Collins. Lui brings a sense of fantasy and fun to her children's music. She has been performing and leading workshops in songwriting for children and grownups for 25 years, in concerts, folk clubs, schools and festivals. Her five recordings have earned enthusiastic reviews and international airplay. She was nominated in 1991 for Boston Music Awards' Outstanding Folk Act, and has been called "Folksinger For Our Times" by the Boston Herald. Internationally read magazine Dirty Linen called her album North of Mars "an exquisite kid pleasing recording."
Bearline, Storyteller, Joyful Noise, and Sedna are from the album North of Mars: A Bunch of Kids' Songs. Produced by Lui Collins and Russ Landau. Recorded at LMG Studios, Litchfield, CT. Recorded and mixed by Russ Landau. Lui Collins: vocals and guitar, arrangements. Russ Landau: arrangements, keyboards, percussion programming.
Storyteller: Music and lyrics by Lui Collins © 1992 Molly Gamblin Music/BMI
Bearline: Music and lyrics by Lui Collins © 1992 Molly Gamblin Music/BMI. Guest musician Jim Mola, Black Bear Udu Solo and other percussion
Joyful Noise: Music and lyrics by Lui Collins © 1992 Molly Gamblin Music/BMI. Guest musicians: Sylva Zander, Sarah Bodley, and Jane Spencer from the Children's Chorus
Sedna: Written by Lui with assistance from the children of the 2nd annual Grumbling Gryhons Theaters Arts Camp, August 5, 1993
The Grummel Stories are introduced by Claudio Oswald Niedworok.
Be sure to check out Vol. 1, No. 4 and Vol. 2, No. 1 for more Grummel Stories.