Mike from the classic hardcore band Judge makes his acoustic debut. Judge fans beware, Mike could not have severed himself more from Judge than he does with this record. The songs on the first half of the record are played by Mike on his own; the only instruments being guitar, harp, and his vocals. On the rest he is joined by Old Smoke, where he’s playing some more straightforward songs with the standard guitar, bass, drums, and hammond organ arrangement. Among the members of of Old Smoke is Dennis Persich, who’s been a member of Richie Haven’s entourage from way back, and the spurious Bill Grey. If you’re not careful, you might find your head bobbin’ with this one.

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