Fran McKendree, vocal, guitar; Lindsey Blount, vocal; River Guerguerian, percussion; Charles Milling, bass, vocal; Duncan Wickel, violin.

"A Blessing at Midday" was recorded at the the AwakeningSoul 'A New Ancient Harmony' event in December, 2011 at the Lutheridge Conference Center, Asheville, NC. We sang this each day as a blessing before our noonday meal. This was recorded on the second day... I think we'd figured out the groove by then and Duncan really found the pocket! It was one of those times when all the pieces come together in a joyous celebration.. I think that may be apparent by the expression on all of our faces.
Fran McKendree June, 2012

© 2011 John Philip Newell and David E. Poole used by permission
Video recorded by Larry Hastings who has kindly given us permission to use these
Audio recorded 'live' by Eric Murrell
mixed by Fran McKendree at Teerivane Studios, Hendersonville, NC
Mastered by Casey Wood at the Insanery, Nashville, TN
video editing by Shane Peters at Media Cinedicate, Asheville, NC
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