Rolling Sea (Jonah) / Sloop John B
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SC03 - 2021
The Archibalds' virtuoso songwriter and arranger Joey Thompson goes maritime with this first in a series of releases leading up to a full-length record in 2022.
With "Rolling Sea (Jonah) / Sloop John B," The Archibalds invoke the ascendant powers of legendary Bahamian guitarist and singer Joseph Spence, as well as mystical raw blues dream weaver Ramsay Midwood.
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Produced by The Archibalds
"Rolling Sea (Jonah)" mixed and mastered by Jimmy Wildcat at Sweetheart Studios in Austin, Texas
"Sloop John B" recorded by Drew Carroll in Charlottesville, Virginia, and mastered by Jimmy Wildcat
"Rolling Sea (Jonah)" includes elements of "Out on the Rolling Sea" by Joseph Spence
"Rolling Sea (Jonah)" also includes elements of "Jonah" by Ramsay Midwood
"Sloop John B" was originally commissioned for the feature film "Blue Balloons" directed by Emily Troedson
Cover photo by Joey Thompson
Layout by Josh Collins
Special thanks to Jennifer Thompson, Joseph Thompson, Emily Troedson, Ramsay Midwood, Drew Carroll and Jimmy Wildcat