Up Above My Head

by The Wood Brothers

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"Up Above My Head" is an 8-song collection of classic Americana, rock and blues covers, featuring some of the brothers' favorite artists and songs, including The Beatles' "Fixin' a Hole" and Steve Earle's "Mystery Train Pt.2."


released May 19, 2009

OLIVER WOOD / guitar, vocals
CHRIS WOOD / bass, vocals

Recorded by Damien Lewis at Exocet Studios, Atlanta, GA
*Recorded by David Kent at Synergy Recording, Kingston, NY
Additional recording by Stuart Hallerman at Avasti, Seattle, WA

Mixed by Damien Lewis
Mastered by Rodney Mills Masterhouse

Artwork and design by Colin Breaud

1. UP ABOVE MY HEAD - Sister Rosetta Tharpe- Princess Music Corp (ASCAP)
2. MYSTERY TRAIN PART II - Steve Earle- South Nashville Music/ Primary Wave Earle W B Music Corp (ASCAP)
3. LIZA JANE - Traditional, arranged by The Wood Brothers
4. FIXING A HOLE* - John Winston Lennon/ Paul James McCartney- Sony ATV Music Publishing/ Sony Beatles Publishing (ASCAP)
5. GET OUT MY LIFE WOMAN-Allan Toussaint- Screen Gems – EMI Music Inc
6. SING IT AGAIN - Beck David Hansen- Universal Music – MGB Songs (BMI)
7. MIGHT NIGHT RIDER - Gregory L. Allman- Elijah Blue Music/ Unichappell Music Inc. (BMI)
8. COMES LOVE* - Lew Brown/ Sam H. Stept/ Charles Tobias- Chappell & Co./Ched Music/Jer Nor (ASCAP)



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