Another Cup · Dakota Dave Hull · featuring Liz Draper Dakota Dave Hull guitar, resophonic guitar, guitar-banjo Liz Draper bass Arabica Records CF-28 Track List Lulu’s Back in Town (Dubin, Warren) 2:42 Java Jive (Drake, Oakland) 3:11 Tell Old Bill (traditional) 3:46 Petit Waltz (Hull) 2:16 Adams Street Rag (Hull) 4:50 Buddy Bolden’s Blues (Bolden,…Read More
Sukiyaki Sukiyaki Takasi Hamada · Dakota Dave Hull · Xavier Ohmura · Shohei Toyoda Arabica Records CF-27 PRODUCED BY DAKOTA DAVE HULL Takasi Hamada – guitar [T] Xavier Ohmura – guitar, weissenborn [X] Dakota Dave Hull – guitar [D] Shohei Toyoda – guitar [S] SPECIAL GUESTS: Yuka Kyougoku – shamisen [Y] Youji Ueki – shamisen…Read More
This Earthly Life · Dakota Dave Hull Buy This Earthly Life · $15 + shipping: Buy Both CDs, This Earthly Life & Heavenly Hope · $30 with Free Shipping: Liner Notes by Jerome Clark In this gathering of memorable melodies from the American Folk and Popular Song Book, Dakota Dave Hull turns his guitarist’s imagination to…Read More
Heavenly Hope · Dakota Dave Hull Buy Heavenly Hope · $15 + shipping: Buy Both CDs, Heavenly Hope and This Earthly Life · $30 with Free Shipping: Liner Notes by Jerome Clark If it was once believed, or at least imagined, that chariots could carry the deserving to heaven (Roll the Ol’ Chariot Along), and later sailing vessels (The…Read More
I’ve wanted to record a collection of my original music for years, but I never got around to it. Perhaps it’s because there’s just so much interesting stuff to play, traditional material, standards, you name it.
For whatever reason, it didn’t happen until now. Thanks to the Minnesota State Arts Board, I had to focus.
I’ve recorded about a third of these tunes before, but these are all new performances. Some have fresh arrangements and different instrumentation, and some are simply revisited. A few are plectral. Most are fingerpicked. The assembled musicians gave renewed life to some of these tunes, changing them in delightful and unexpected ways. I hope you enjoy the results.Read More