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Howard Ashby Kranz

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Recordings by Howard Kranz and Jim Feldman

Metempsychoses (2010)
Howard Kranz, acoustic guitar and vocals
Jim Feldman, electric bass, flute and harmony vocals
1. Getcher Red Hot Ideas (Flying Machine) 2. Jabez Jones 3. Junkman, Haul Away My Heart 4. Dykes of Las Vegas 5. Goofus and Gallant 6. Look at the Light 7. Big Bang 8. My Wabash Blues 9. Everybody Else Is Weird 10. Hey I'm Dancing 11. Bad Guys 12. Middle Class Tax Cut Blues 13. Rock n Roll Demon 14. Susie Baker 15. Gentle People 16. All Whine Together 17. When Sally Laughs 18. At the Edge of the World 19. Dinosaur's Dream

Hoji Christmas (2009)
Howard Kranz, acoustic guitar and vocals
Jim Feldman, electric bass, flute and harmony vocals
1. Currency Carol 2. Don't Ruin Christmas 3. First Night of Life 4. Road to Bethlehem 5. Just Another Day 6. Santa Santa Claus 7. Shining the Christmas Star

Twenty Years! (2009)
Howard Kranz, acoustic guitar and vocals
Jim Feldman, electric bass, flute and harmony vocals
1. Your Dancing Eyes 2. She's a Negotiator 3. Except for You 4. I'm Sorry for Being a Jerk 5. It Is Just the Way It Is 6. F Sharp 7. I Choose You 8. House of Fun 9. Daniel Mateo 10. Grow Old With Me 11. The Web

Through the Cat's Eye (2008)
Howard Kranz, acoustic guitar and vocals
Jim Feldman, electric bass, flute and harmony vocals
1. Only Love 2. Every Somethin' Needs Some Nothin' 3. Living on Mars 4. Precious Springtime 5. Enough 6. Getaway Day 7. Alibi 8. Someone Else 9. Until You Sang It 10. Stan's Song 11. Greenhouse Payments 12. My Short Life 13. Personal Afterlife 14. My Soul Rises 15.Tomorrow's Light 16. Cat's Eye

Hearing Voices (2007)
Howard Kranz, acoustic guitar and vocals
Jim Feldman, electric bass, flute and harmony vocals
1. Hearing Voices 2. Autumn Light 3. Rocket Science 4. I'd Be That Meadow 5. Eddie's Song 6. God is Whatever 7. Confidence 8. Everybody's Moon 9. Hard to be Human 10. Inside the Darkness 11. Beyond Me and You 12. Not in Denial 13. Great Art 14. You Help Me to Believe 15. Zozie 16. The Root


Recordings by Howard Ashby Kranz

At the Edge of the World
Howard Kranz, vocals and guitar; Nate Bucklin, lead guitar, bass and harmony vocals; Louie Bucklin, harmony vocals; Jeff Schalles, drums; Gary Schulte, violin; Paul Holte, harmony vocals; Rick Hellweg, keyboards
1. Hey! I'm Dancing 2. At the Edge of the World 3. The Heart of my Heart 4. Space Pigeons 5. Hard to be Human 6. Dinosaur's Dream 7. Middle Class Tax Cut Blues 8. The Clouds are Dry 9. Holy Smoke! 10. Steadfast Stranger 11. Bramd New World 12. All Whine Toghther 13. All This Childish Love 14. Cornerstone 15. Saints and Soldiers 16. Edge of World Reprise

The Blowfish Writhes
Howard Kranz, vocals and guitar; Vick Johnson, lead guitar, bass, mandeludo and harmony vocals; Rob Genadek, drums; Gary Schulte, violin; Jeff Victor, keyboards; Brian Gallagher, saxophone; Brett Gadbois, clarinet; Jim McCreary, accordion; harmony vocals by Leslie Doll, Patricia Hurd, Paul Holte, and the Kranzendental Chorus
1. When Sally Laughs 2. Goofus and Gallant 3. Dykes of Las Vegas 4. I'd Be That Meadow 5. Cat's Eye 6. Everybody Else Is Weird 7. Bad Guys 8. The Fellow Who Knows How to Waltz 9. I Believe in the Gospel 10. Thinking Ghosts (Cooper Street) 11. Fleshfriend 12. Nother Penny in My Pony 13. Sitter's Reel 14. Only Love 15. Dream Theme 16. Everybody's Moon

Music from the Guts of Space (live recording)
Howard Kranz, vocals and guitar; Karl Jones, harmony vocals and guitar; Paul Holte, harmony vocals and guitar; Gary Schulte, violin; with The Walker Singers directed by Jim McCreary
1. My Invisible Friend 2. Junkman, Haul Away My Heart 3. Living On Mars 4. At the Edge of the World 5. You're Gonna Reject Me 6. Look at the Light 7. Rock n Roll Demon 8. Autumn Light 9. Forty Ahead 10. Bye Bye Jesus 11. I Love Myself 12. I'm Sorry for Being a Jerk 13. She's a Negotiator 14. Except for You 15. Santa Santa Claus 16. According to Zeke 17. Photographs of Grace 18. Ignorance Is Large 19. Just Let It Slide (Procrastinator's Lullaby) 20. Gentle People 21. Nother Penny in My Pony 22. Everybody's Moon

Live at Toad Hall
Howard Kranz, vocals and guitar; Paul Holte, harmony vocals and guitar
1. Big Bang 2. Confidence 3. When Sally Laughs 4. Your Dancing Eyes 5. Surrogate Mama 6. Junkman, Haul Away My Heart 7. Heart of My Heart 8. Precious Springtime 9. I'm Sorry for Being a Jerk 10. The Web 11. My Soul Rises Still 12. Kyrie for Philomena 13. People Think I'm a Flake 14. Tell Me the Story 15. Ignorance Is Large 16. Only Love 17. Gentle People 18. Nother Penny in My Pony 19. I Love Myself 20. Bad Guys 21. Cat's Eye 22. Everybody's Moon

Howard Ashby Kranz Sings Where He Lives
Howard Kranz, vocals and guitar
1. Home Brew 2. You're Gonna Reject Me 3. Look at the Light 4. Jabez Jones 5. Everybody Else Is Weird 6. Daily Courage 7. Santa Santa Claus 8. Sleeping With You 9. A Couple of Goners 10. Zozie 11. You Brought Me Home 12. Cuz I'm a Fool 13. Junkman, Haul Away My Heart 14. You're a Minnesota Dog Now 15. Cheap Shots at Heavenly Bodies 16. A Real Sweet Guy 17. When Sally Laughs 18. The Fellow Who Knows How to Waltz 19. I Believe in the Gospel 20. I'd Be That Meadow 21. Goofus and Gallant 22. Everybody's Moon