4'33"BIRD: A Silent Album To Benefit The ACLU

by Donny Who Loved Bowling

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Southern Rock Classics arranged in the manner of John Cage's landmark modern music piece "4'33""--you've never heard anything like it! Because THESE TRACKS ARE COMPLETELY SILENT.

On February 3, 2017, Bandcamp is donating its profits from all sales to the American Civil Liberties Union. By releasing this album on the same day we are standing with them. All of DWLB's proceeds from this album will also be donated in perpetuity to the ACLU. Please remember not to stay silent when you see injustice.


released February 3, 2017

Produced and performed by Joe Griffin and Christopher Petkus.

Special guests:
Sandy Bowie: Tambourine, cowbell, vocals on Sweet Home Alabama
Phil Flowers: Vocals on Sweet Home Alabama
Brent Fariss: Fender Jaguar bass, vocals on Sweet Home Alabama
Lisa Mims: Fiddle on The Devil Went Down To Georgia, vocals on Sweet Home Alabama
Sarah Norris: Pearl drums, Pearl Beer, vocals on Sweet Home Alabama
Rebecca Ramirez: Flute on Heard It In A Love Song, vocals on Sweet Home Alabama
Josh Ronsen: third guitar on Free Bird, vocals on Sweet Home Alabama

Heard It In A Love Song (Marshall Tucker Band) by Toy Caldwell
Heard It On The X (ZZ Top) by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard
Midnight Rider (The Allman Brothers Band) by Gregg Allman and Robert Kim Payne
So Into You (Atlanta Rhythm Section) by Buddy Buie, Dean Daughtry, Robert Nix
Flirtin' With Disaster (Molly Hatchet) by Danny Joe Brown, Dave Hlubek, Banner Thomas
The Devil Went Down to Georgia (The Charlie Daniels Band) by Charlie Daniels, Tom Crain,"Taz" DiGregorio, Fred Edwards, Charles Hayward, James W. Marshall
Southern Man (Neil Young) by Neil Young
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd) by Ed King, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant
Free Bird (Lynyrd Skynyrd) by Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant

Cover art by Kim Scoulios.
Thanks to Matt, Vince, Jane



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Donny Who Loved Bowling

Joe Griffin (Chicago, IL) / Christopher Petkus (Austin, TX).

Experimental abstract instrumental music.

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