The Island", the fifth studio release from Chattanoog multi-instrumentalist Lon Eldridge, was recorded in isolation during the 2020 COVID-19 quarantine. Get it at LonEldridge.bandcamp.com
Special thanks to: Parker Allen, Emily Kate Boyd, Jama Jacks, Zach Serleth, Choro das 3
Released June 11, 2020.
Lon Eldridge - electric/acoustic/resophonic guitars, lap steel, bass guitar, ukulele, vocals
Guest musicians (in order of appearance):
Tom Morley - 5-string fiddle on “Blue Amberol Blues”
Elisa Meyer Ferreira - bandolim on "Mon Petit Avion"
Lia Meyer Ferreira - 7-string guitar on “Mon Petit Avion”
Corina Meyer Ferreira - flute on "Mon Petit Avion"
George Norman - mandolin on “Café Tiffany’s Swing”
Sami Arefin - acoustic guitar on “Café Tiffany’s Swing”
Brannon Starnes - narration/backing vocals on "Heaven In Your Eyes"
“Blue Amberol Blues” recorded/mixed by Brett Nolan at The Soundry.
“Mon Petit Avion” recorded/mixed by Corina Meyer Ferreira in a van down by the river.
"Heaven In Your Eyes" recorded by Brannon Starnes on a crappy cell phone.
Cover photo by Ben Van Winkle. Album design by Lon Eldridge.
Custom bolo ties at: instagram.com/bolo_knee