Released just before BOOK OF HOOKS in Jan. 2013, ASKING FOR THE MOON was a 100 copy limited edition CD/Chapbook from Red Glass Books. The first six tracks were recorded between 1990-1992 by Swamp Rose, an Acoustic Group w/ Cornelius Eady, Bernie and Carol Heveron and Lisa Hopkins. The last six tracks are songs written and recorded in 2010-2012 by the surviving members of Swamp Rose (Eady w/ the Heverons)
released January 15, 2013
Tracks 1-6: Cornelius Eady: Guitar, Harmonica, percussion, vocals; Bernie Heveron, Bass, percussion, vocals (all instruments on "Whoever Invented It); Carol Heveron, Vocals; Lisa Hopkins. Vocals, guitar. w/ Joe Dady, Harmonica, banjo, violin; John Dady lead guitar Mitize Collins; Hammered Dulcimer, Ken Kahler, Drums. Tracks 7-12: Cornelius Eady, vocals, harmonica; Carol Heveron, Vocals; Joy Harjo, Sax on "Coltrane's House"; Scott Bradley, Trumpet; Barrett Smith, Trombone; Kent Ippolito, Pedal Steel Guitar; Bernie Heveron, Vocals and all other instruments. Produced by Bernie Heveron and Cornelius Eady w/ thanks to Sebastian Sanchez and Ms. Carol Heveron. Engineers: Sebastian Sanchez (Rochester, NY) and Jim Bertini (Brooklyn, NY) Mastered at Acme Studios, Rochester, NY. A City of the Id Production.
Cornelius Eady is the author of 8 books of poetry, lives in NYC and MO and is the co-founder of Cave Canem. The band Rough Magic came out of the sessions for his CD/Chapbook BOOK OF HOOKS. (Kattywompus Press, Jan. 2013)