Endless Road Strings & Friends – Almost Home CD (2016)


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Almost Home Track List:

1. Birdland – featuring Tim Thompson – strings arr. by Tim Thompson

2. Falling Slowly – featuring Pat Kirtley – strings arr. by Tina Simpson

3. The End of the World – featuring Meagan Taylor Anderson and Jason Coleman – strings arr. by Jason Coleman

4. Almost Home – featuring John Standefer – strings arr. by Tina Simpson

5. A Simple Gift – featuring Brooks Robertson – strings arr. by Joanna Binford

6. Diana – featuring Thom Bresh – strings arr. by Joanna Binford

7. Warfare – featuring Stephanie Jackson – strings arr. by Stephanie Jackson

8.  Subtle Blossom – featuring John Knowles – strings arr. by Tina Simpson

9. It Ain’t Necessarily So – featuring Guy Van Duser – strings arr. by Tina Simpson

10. Dandelions – featuring Muriel Anderson – strings arr. by Carl Marsh

11. China Blue – featuring Loren Barrigar, guitar and vocal; Mark Mazengarb, guitar – strings arr. by Joanna Binford

12. Both Sides Now – featuring Rick Allred – strings arr. by Tina Simpson

13. Sanitarium Shuffle – featuring Scott Taylor – strings arr. by Sean O’Boyle

14. Smokey Mountain Lullaby – featuring Parker Hastings – strings arr. by Tina Simpson

15. Besame Mucho – featuring the Endless Road Strings – arrangment by Jose Luis Irizarry

The musicians of the Endless Road Strings are Julie Lastinger, Christina Simpson, violins; Joanna Binford, viola; and Rebecca Kiekenapp, cello.  They stormed the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society convention in 2006 by invitation from Pat Kirtley and Mark Pritcher with the sole purpose of providing backup support for the performing guitarists.  They attend CAAS yearly and to date have played over 150 performances at the annual convention.

Winners of the 2012 National Thumbpickers Hall of Fame Supporting Musician Award, ERS has recorded with several guitarists including Tommy Emmanuel CGP (Little by Little “Tears for Jerusalem”), Stephanie Jackson (Coming Home “Reminiscence”), Muriel Anderson (Nightlight Daylight “Lullaby for Leo”), and John Standefer and Brooks Robertson (GuitarSmiths  “Cat’s in the Cradle”, and “My Valentine”).

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Weight .3 lbs