BETWEEN THE LINES (1997)

 

Jim Almand, vocals, guitars, bass, harmonicas --- Sara K, vocals (trks  7 & 10) ---  Randy Clark, mandolin (trks 1 & 8)

Scott Sweezy, drums (trks 1, 3, 7, & 8) --- Jeff Barr, piano (trks 2, 5, & 9) --- Jimmy Kennedy piano, (trks 3 & 7)

Brian Lewis, drums (trk 5) --- Peter Berg, lead guitar (trk 10)   

 

1) TAKE IT FROM ME --- 2) LET'S GO TO TOWN --- 3) SWEET SUMMER RAIN --- 4) UH HUH ---  5) OH WHAT A TIME TO CRY

6) BETWEEN THE LINES --- 7) WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? --- 8) DESIREE --- 9) ON HEARING THE NEWS --- 10) LOST AT SEA --- 11) DREAM

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI), except Trk 10, music by Jeffrey David Barr, lyrics by James T Almand (BMI)

Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI)

Recorded & mastered at ZUZAX TRX --- Produced & engineered by Jim Almand & Randy Clark --- Photo work by Sara K

Financed by Nicolas Ballas 

 

GOING HOME (1998)

 

Jim Almand, vocals, guitars, bass --- Randy Clark, mandolin --- Thomas 'Blues' Uhde, harmonica, (back-up vocal on Trk 3 & lead vocal Trk 6)

Mark Clark, percussion (Trks 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, & 8) --- Sara K, vocals (Trks 3, 6, & 10)

 

1) GOING HOME --- 2) FOR YOU --- 3) IN SPITE OF MYSELF --- 4) TOO GOOD TO LET IT GO --- 5) LOUISIANNE --- 6) PRETTY BABY --- 7) STAY

 8) GOOD STREET --- 9) YOU"LL STILL BE HERE --- 10) RIVER LADY

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI), except Trk 6, which was written by Thomas 'Blues' Uhde, with help by Jim Almand & Sara K

Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI)

Recorded & mastered at ZUZAX TRX, except for Trk 4, which was recorded live at the 'Cowgirl BBQ' in Santa Fe, N.M.

Produced & engineered by Jim Almand & Randy Clark --- Photo work by Sara K

 

 

POWER OF THE SPOKEN WORD (2001)

 

Jim Almand, vocals, guitars, bass, & harmonicas --- Randy Clark, mandolin (Trks 1 & 9) --- Hank Wickham, conga (Trk 1)

Scotty Burns, fiddle, (Trk 11) --- Kirk Baldwin, dobro, (Trk 11)

 

1) ROLL THE DICE --- 2) LILLY AND THE BONE --- 3) FOR THE LONGEST TIME --- 4) WITHOUT YOU --- 5) JEFFREY --- 6) SHALAKO

7) POWER OF THE SPOKEN WORD --- 8) GYPSY EYES --- 9) UP ON THE HIGH ROAD  

10) BUMS AT SUNSET (inspired by the Thomas Wolfe short story) --- 11) ELENA MARIE

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI) --- Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI)

Recorded & mastered at ZUZAX TRX --- Produced & engineered by Jim Almand & Randy Clark --- Photo work by Sara K

 

 

LETTERS FROM THE DESERT (2006)

 

Jim Almand, vocals, guitars, bass, harmonica, & percussion

 

1) DEVIL OR AN ANGEL --- 2) REALIZE YOUR LOVE --- 3) WASILLA --- 4) DO IT AGAIN --- 5) SONG TO A NEOPHYTE

6) GOD I WISH YOU'D STAYED --- 7) HEADED FOR A FALL --- 8) IT'S ENOUGH TA KILL YA --- 9) HE AIN'T FOOLING ME --- 10) GOLDEN ROAD

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI), except for Trks 1, 3, 8, & 9, which were written by James T Almand (BMI) & Steve Black, and Trk 7, which was written by James T Almand (BMI), and Jake Walker

Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI)

Recorded at Back Room Studio --- Mastered at ZUZAX TRX --- Produced & engineered by Jim Almand 

Photo & art work by Sara K, Joanna Lovetti, and  Mary Leon

 

 

LIVE AT 'EL MESON' (2011)

 

Jim Almand, vocal, guitar, & harmonica 

 

1) WORDS FROM MY MIND --- 2) LOST AT SEA --- 3) A MAN FROM YOUR SIDE OF TOWN --- 4) HELL OR HIGH WATER --- 5) I ONCE KNEW YOU

 6) LONELY --- 7) INTO THE NIGHT --- 8) THE LOVE THAT LIVES HERE IN ME --- 9) MEMPHIS BLUES --- 10) DREAM --- 11) HOMEWARD BOUND

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI) --- Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI)

Recorded at David Huerta's 'El Meson' restaurant and music club in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Mastered at ZUZAX TRX --- Produced & engineered by Jim Almand --- Photo work by Sara K

 

 

IF I COULD SING YOUR BLUES (2013)

 

Jim Almand, vocals, guitars, bass, harmonicas, & percussion --- Randy Clark, mandolin (Trks 2 & 7)

Mark Clark, percussion (Trk 2) --- Jeff Barr, keyboard (Trk 4) --- Mike Montiel, lead guitar (Trk 4) --- Alan Medrano, drums (Trk 4)

Catherine McGill, vocal (Trk 1) --- Roger Baker, keyboard (Trk 1) --- Scott Sweezy, drums (Trk 1)

Bill Woods, John Truit, & Sam Franklin, saxophones (Trk1)

 

1) MEMPHIS BLUES --- 2) FOOTSTEPS --- 3) TURN IT AROUND --- 4) NOBODY'S HOME ---5) AIN'T WON THE LOTTERY BLUES

6) YOU WERE THE ONE --- 7) DON'T YOU LOVE ME ANYMORE? --- 8) LONELY WOMAN BLUE

9) DO WHAT YOU SAID YOU WOULD --- 10) IF I COULD SING YOUR BLUES

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI), except for Trk 10, which was written by Sara K Wooldridge (BMI)

Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI), except for Trk 10 SARAK MUSIC (BMI)

Trk 1 recorded & mastered at Roger Baker's studio--- Trks 2, 4, & 7 recorded & mastered at ZUZAX TRX

Trks 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, & 10 recorded at Back Room Studio --- Trks 3 & 10 mastered at Zuzax Trx --- Trks 5, 6, 8, & 9 mastered at Back Room Studio

Produced by Jim Almand

Photo by Karl Weber --- Artwork by Sara K --- CD design format by Joanna Lovetti

 

 

THE BARB WIRES, 'ROUGH CUTS' (2013)

 

Jim Almand, vocal, acoustic guitar, & harmonica --- Randy Clark, mandolin --- Tim Arnold, electric guitar

 

1) MEMPHIS BLUES --- 2) CHURCH --- 3) TO HELL WITH YOU --- 4) TOO GOOD TO LET IT GO --- 5) DON'T YOU LOVE ME ANYMORE?

6) TURN IT AROUND --- 7) COOL BREEZE --- 8) HOMEWARD BOUND

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI) --- Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI)

Recorded live at Lori Lindsey's 'Mine Shaft Tavern' on November 6, 2011

Mastered at Back Room Studio -- Produced & engineered by Jim Almand

Photo work by Ken Woolverton --- CD design format by Joanna Lovetti 

 

 

I'LL CALL YOU (2013)

  

Jim Almand, vocals, guitars, bass, harmonicas, & percussion --- Sara K vocals (Trks 1 & 2) --- Randy Clark, mandolin (Trk 9) --- Thomas 'Blues' Uhde, harmonica (Trks 7 & 9) --- Keith Nelson, banjo & dobro (Trk 2) 

 

1) I'LL CALL YOU --- 2) TRYSTING TREE --- 3) MAN FROM YOUR SIDE OF TOWN --- 4) DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT

5) ONE MORE TIME --- 6) THE LIKES OF YOU --- 7) HEARTS GO --- 8) THE LOVE THAT LIVES HERE IN ME --- 9) I CAN DO ANYTHING

10) GENTLE MYSTERY

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI), except for Trk 4, which is a Dylan Thomas poem that I put music to. DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT used with the permission of the Trustees for the Copyrights of Dylan Thomas. Thanks to David Higham Associates Limited  (London) for assisting me in the use of this masterpiece.

Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI), except for Trk 4 (Trustees for the Copyrights of Dylan Thomas)

Recorded & mastered at Back Room Studio, except for Trks 2, 7, 9, & 10 which were recorded at ZUZAX TRX. Trks 7&9 were mastered at ZUZAX TRX as well. 

Produced & engineered by Jim Almand & Randy Clark 

Artwork by Christine Seubert-Bourque and used with the permission from her estate --- CD design format by Joanna Lovetti

 

 

DANCING INTHE CHURCH (2014)

 
 

Jim Almand, vocals, guitars, bass, harmonicas, and percussion. 

 

1) DANCING IN THE KITCHEN --- 2) WAY OF THE WORLD --- 3) COME DANCE WITH ME --- 4) WORDS FROM MY MIND--- 5) OUR LOVE 

6) CHURCH --- 7) HELL OR HIGH WATER  --- 8)THROW GOOD LOVE AWAY ---  9) I ONCE KNEW YOU --- 10)HOLD ON

 

All songs written by James T Almand (BMI) --- Published by TWO ACRES AND A SONG (BMI), except for Trk 2, lyrics by Steve Black & James T Almand (BMI), music by James T Almand (BMI) 

Recorded and mastered at Back Room Studio 

Produced and engineered by Jim Almand  

 

 

 

(albums in the wings)

LOVE IS ... (2017)  

SOME THANGS (2018)

DRIVE (2018) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All songs and Cd's are available for download at my CD baby site. Just click on the cd title and it will take you there. They're also available for download on Amazon MP3, Apple iTunes, etc. As well, you can hear some of  the songs on my various 'songs & lyrics' pages. For 'physical' copies of these and other Cd's by me and 'mi amigos', contact me at jimbo@cybermesa.com, or show up at a gig.

Thanks for the listen & the support.

Peace & music, Jimbo