SARA WATKINS   EMILY SALIERS   THE WEEPIES

WILL KIMBROUGH   SVAVAR KNÚTUR  

   ALBATROSS   KAI WELCH   KEITH METZGER    

BORN TO UKE - SAMPLES OF ALL SONGS
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Album release 1/18/19. Pre-orders now available:

NEWS: The track "Backstreets" premiers on The Bluegrass SItuation, with The Weepies Born To Uke interview. Listen here.

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Bruce’s classic album ‘Born To Run’ recreated in a Folk/Americana style with ukulele, bass, percussion and vocals. Features The Weepies, Grammy winners Emily Saliers (The Indigo Girls) and Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek) and more. PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT LITTLE KIDS ROCK, funding music education in underprivileged public schools.

 

THE TRACKS/CREDITS

THUNDER ROAD 4:58
Sara Watkins

TENTH AVENUE FREEZE OUT 2:39

Will Kimbrough

NIGHT 3:59

Svavar Knútur

 

 

 

 

 

 

BACKSTREETS 3:42

The Weepies
 

Steve Tannen - Ukulele, lead vocal
Deb Talan - Background vocals
Produced by The Weepies
Mixed by Keith Metzger

Svavar Knútur - Ukulele, bass and vocals
Keith Metzger - Lead ukulele
Produced by Svavar Knútur
Mixed by Justin Lieberman,
               Studio Trilogy, San Francisco

Will Kimbrough - Ukulele and vocals
Produced by Will Kimbrough
Mixed by Keith Metzger

Sara Watkins - Ukulele, bass & vocals
Keith Metzger - Lead ukulele & percussion
Produced by Sara Watkins
Mixed by Keith Metzger

BORN TO RUN 4:31
Emily Saliers

SHE'S THE ONE 3:50

Keith Metzger

MEETING ACROSS THE RIVER 3:35

Albtaross

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNGLELAND 6:16

Kai Welch
 

Kai Welch - Performed everything
Produced by Kai Welch

 

Adam Stockdale - Ukulele, vocals, percussion
Royal G Masat - Bass
Produced by Adam Stockdale
Mixed and engineered by Garrett Miller
                                          Studio G in Nashville

 

Keith Metzger - Ukulele, vocals, percussion
Jonathan Bassil - Bass
Rachael Metzger - Background vocal
Produced by Keith Metzger


 

Emily Saliers - Ukulele, vocals
Produced by Rob Dyson
                     Wizkid Sound, Atlanta

Words and music by Bruce Springsteen
Executive Producer - Keith Metzger          
Mastering - Lurssen Mastering
© 1975 by Bruce Springsteen                    
℗ 2018 by Equator Assoc. llc

Thanks to Stephen Arnold/99Guitars,
Tony Berman, Gavin Lurssen, The Syndicate, CDBaby,

Jeff Metzger and Richard Dimaio.

 

THE ARTISTS

EMILY SALIERS (Born to Run) Singer, songwriter and one-half of the Grammy Award winning folk-rock music duo The Indigo Girls – who have recorded four Gold, four Platinum and one Double Platinum albums spanning a thirty-three year music career. indigogirls.com

THE WEEPIES (Backstreets) Have sold more than a million records, with >20 million Youtube views; their album “Be My Thrill” was at #3 on Billboard's Top Folk albums for nine weeks; their music featured in TV & film including Gossip Girl and Gray's Anatomy. theweepies.com

KAI WELCH (Jungleland) Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist; currently touring with multiple Grammy-winner Kacey Musgraves; IBMA-award and Grammy nominated for work with Molly Tuttle and The Greencards, respectively.

kaiwelch.com

​WILL KIMBROUGH (Tenth Ave Freeze-Out) Americana Music Assoc. Instrumentalist of the Year; produced Adrienne Young’s Grammy nominated album; recorded & toured w/Rosanne Cash & Rodney Crowell; a Kala Ukulele featured artist. willkimbrough.com

​ALBATROSS/aka Adam Stockdale (Meeting Across the River) Americana artist based in Nashville; has opened many Mumford and Sons shows; performed pedal steel on Mumford's EP "The Wedding Band”; a Mya Moe Ukulele featured artist. albatrossmusic.org

SARA WATKINS (Thunder Road) Founding member of Grammy Award winning trio Nickel Creek; has had a successful solo career including a solo album produced by John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin and is a member of folk trio I’m With Her. sarawatkins.com

KEITH METZGER (She’s the One) Exec Producer of Born To Uke. His indie 80's album "Fresh Metzger” scored 3.5 of 4 stars from Rolling Stone; wrote/recorded music for film including movie by Oscar winning producer Jim Wilson; a Moore Bettah Ukulele featured artist. metzgersongs.com

SVAVAR KNÚTUR (Night) Multi-instrumental folk artist from Iceland; has collaborated with Academy Award winning composer Markéta Irglová from The Swell Season on his last three albums - including 2017’s "My Goodbye Lovelies”. svavarknutur.com

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