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Band & Bodyworks
LP Released: 1979
CD Archive Release: 2002
 

available: now



The beautiful, up-tempo remake of the George Clinton mid-60's hit "Testify" is just the beginning of a string of eleven expressive NPS/BODYWORKS band performances on this premiere grammy-nominated release remastered now for digital compact disc.

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CREDITS:

Musicians: acoustic guitar & vocals NOEL PAUL STOOKEY. Electric bass KENT PALMER. Drums, JOE ENGLAND. Pianos DENNY BOUCHARD. Electric & pedal steel guitars TOM HARRIS. Background vocals KARLA THIBODEAU. Saxaphones JOHN PAYNE. Acoustic bass DICK KNISS. Acoustic guitars EDDIE MOTTAU, BILL THOMAS. Organ/synthesizers KEN BICHEL, DENNY BOUCHARD. Violins MAYNARD GOLDMAN, NANCY CIRILLO, MARY HESS, VALERIE KUCHMENT, JOSEPH SCHEER, MARY O'REILLY. Violas JOHN ENGLAND, ELLEN SEAMAN. Cellos GEORGE SEAMAN, CAMERON SAWZIN. String arrangements DOUGLAS CAMERON. Steel drums ATLANTIC CLARION STEEL BAND, SARA CHRISTY, CARL CHASE. Additional vocals ALISON DIBBLE, ELAINE SUTHERLAND, KAREN FRANGOULIS, DAVID MALLET, STU DAVIS, BILL THOMAS.

Produced by: Neworld Media at their 8 track recording studio, S. Blue Hill, Maine. Overdubs at: Intermedia Sound, Boston, Massachusetts.

Engineers: JOHN STUART (S. Blue Hill), STU DAVIS (S. Blue Hill), MIKE GREEN (Boston). Mastered by: JOE BRESCIO at The Cutting Room.  Cover photo: DAVID WESTPHAL. Art direction: G. SPINDLER.

Special thanks to: LOUIS MITCHELL,JOSIAH & VICTORIA SPAULDING, BETTY STOOKEY, CAMERON & MARTY SAWZIN, BUDDY MARTIN, ROSS CIBELLA, PAUL WINTER, TOM McCLURE, DON STRATTON (Bangor Symphony- arrangement for "Garden Song"). BARBARA KOTTLER, GWS  echo chamber, GNARLEY (the elephant), BOB MILSTEIN and WAYNE BERRY.