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Amylee 02:15
Holy Ghost 03:14
Stranger 03:06
Lymph Nodes 02:13
Oh Emily 02:02
Small Crack 03:35


released May 10, 2011

The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library is:

Jane Allard - glockenspiel, melodica, voice
Lisa Battiston - bass
Rachel Leah Blumenthal - flute, voice, oboe, piccolo, hand claps
Sophia Cacciola - drums, voice, rain stick
Holly Collins - kalimba, voice
Sasha Goldberg - tenor recorder
Tanya K. Palit - voice, guitar, handclaps
Susannah Plaster - viola, voice
Michael J. Epstein - voice, ukulele, guitar, banjo, percussion, piano, organ, thundermaker

on inter-library loan:
Edrie - accordion, additional percussion
June Blumenthal - trombone
Veronica Dale - theremin
Bella Trilliana - trumpet

Engineered by Michael J. Epstein and Sophia Cacciola at The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library (Somerville, MA)
Drum tracking by Mike Quinn at Q Division (Somerville, MA)
Mixed by Mike Quinn in The Moontower at Q Division (Somerville, MA)
Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering (Boston, MA); Assistant Mastering Engineer: Maria Rice

Artwork design by Joe Kowan (discohog.com)
Photos by Kelly Davidson (www.etchedonfilm.com)
Book art courtesy of Brattle Book Shop (Boston, MA)

This recording was made possible in part by a grant from the Passim Iguana Music Fund (www.passim.org)

All songs written by Michael J. Epstein except "The Weeping Song" written by Nicholas Edward Cave (Embassy Music Corp OBO Mute Song)
Arranged by The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library
Copyright 2011 Michael J. Epstein (BMI)


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The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library Somerville, Massachusetts

The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library is a librarian-attired, downtempo, indie, ensemble-pop act featuring intricately constructed, tongue-in-cheek tortuous songs with an emphasis on narrative.

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