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John Kruth - Splitsville, Sonic Impressions of Croatia

By Mandolin Cafe
September 13, 2008 - 11:30 am

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John Kruth - Splitsville

John Kruth - Splitsville

The ninth recording from John Kruth, Splitsville was inspired by or written during his many travels to Croatia since 2003.

The basic tracks were cut at Tetrapak studios by Ivica "Pipo" Covic in Split, Croatia with Vinko Dodovic on akordian and Zlatko Bodaric on guitar in the summer of 2006.

Support from Jonathan Segel and Victor Krummenacher of Camper Van Beethoven, Matt Darriau of the Klezmatics, and Jeff Hamilton, Paul Kneevers (who also engineered and co-produced the tracks), John Sparrow, Josh Tovar, and Lodi Capri.

Selections:
Darko's Waltz
Beyond the Mountains
Anchovies
Manana Land
Song of the Old Saints
Brac Girl
God Said Goodnight
Josip
Leaves
Yellow Ellen
Tin's Tango
The Ballad of Pave Dulcic
The Lone Croatian General
Sonya
The Raven-headed Hunter
The Rakija Song

Genre: ethnic/original
Released: September 9, 2008
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