The first 50 people to purchase Alas, Alas, Alas! will receive a free download of Bogs Visionary Orchestra's newly remastered debut album, Recession Special Revisited! The download code will be emailed to you after your purchase is complete.
You are creative, yes you are!
Your eyes tell stories.
You explain things in a way I can understand.
You teach me to see the world anew.
Baby, whistling in the belly,
You make me eager to hear your soul!
released December 14, 2012
Produced by A. Bogs
Recorded at Modfa Studios, Rochester, NY
Mixed by A. Bogs & Arthur Bond
Mastered by Arthur Bond at Awkwardcore Studios, Rochester, NY
A. Bogs - vocals, plectrum banjo, electric guitar, harmonium (track 9), whistle (tracks 8 & 9), washboard & tambourine (track 7), jaw harp (track 9), alarm clock (track 2), harmonica (track 8), wind chimes (tracks 6 & 8)
Reilly Solomon Taylor-Cook - bass, upright & bowed bass
Paul Scota - drums & percussion
Tim Avery - trumpet
Tom Montogliano - electric guitar (tracks 1, 5, 9 & 10), twelve string guitar (tracks 3 & 4), backing vocals (track 1)
Timothy Dick - piano (tracks 1, 2, 6 & 7), plucked piano strings (track 6), accordion (tracks 1, 4, 5 & 10), pedal steel (track 7), backing vocals (tracks 4, 5 & 10)
Joe Bushen - electric guitar (track 7), slide guitar (track 8)
Brian Jackson - electric guitar (track 6)
John Madera - drums (track 10)
Phil Herferd - violin
Amos Rose - flute
Michelle Younger - banjo (tracks 5 & 10)
John Lake - bells (track 10)
Tom Lake - percussion (track 3)
David Stith - backing vocals (tracks 1, 4 & 10)
David Coon - 2nd trumpet (track 2)
Cover art: Delphine "Penny" Marion
Design: David Stith
Made in Rochester, NY