The Joke, The Threat, & The Obvious

The Giving Tree Band, The Joke, The Threat, & The Obvious

"The Joke, The Threat, & The Obvious"

 

4. JOKE; SOMETHING HUMOROUS. Belly buster or whopper, funny bone tickler, bender choker, chuckle getter, giggle getter, good one, hoot, howler, kick in the pants, laugh getter, laugh handler, rip-roarer, screamer, side-splitter, side-stitcher, (big) wow or wower. 

22. THREAT; FORMIDABLE OPPONENT. Arsenic, bidder, bitter or sour medicine, menace, poison, powerhouse, probable trouble, warning, storm in the air, (one) tough customer or proposition. 

10. OBVIOUS; APPARENT. As plain as heck, as plain as paint, as plain as plain, as plain as plain can be, a plain as shooting or writing, in plain writing, as plain as the nose on one's face, stands or stick out, sticks out a mile, sticks out all over, (dead) open-and-shut.

Written, Recorded & Performed By The Giving Tree Band

E. Fink: Lead & Backing Vocals, Guitar, Harmonium, Harmonica, Upright Bass 
T. Fink: Lead & Backing Vocals, Banjo 
P. Burke: Backing Vocals, Upright Bass, Mandolin 
A. Goss: Lead & Backing Vocals, Guitar, Tambourine, Shaker, Wood Blocks 
E. Norman: Backing Vocals, Mandolin, Piano, Guitar 
P. Roach: Backing Vocals, Violin 
S. Woods: Lead & Backing Vocals, Slide Guitar 

Vocal & String Arrangements By: 
P. Burke & P. Roach 

Also With: 
J. Jaros: Drums, Percussion 
J. O'C: Drums on tracks 1, 3 & 4 
H. Austin: Viola on tracks 5, 9 & 13 
J. Mauro: Cello on tracks 5, 9 & 13 
C. Waiselewski: Stomps & Claps 

Produced By: E. Fink 

Executive Producers: Tom & Tobi Staudacher 

Yorkville, IL: Engineered & Mixed By E. Fink at Crooked Creek Studios 

Los Angeles, CA: Mastered by Dave Collins as Dave Collins Mastering 

Director of Sustainability: Cara Waiselewski 
Art Directors: Andy Goss & Joanna Goss 
Layout & Design: Jen Husted of JIH Designs Inc.

2010

The Giving Tree Band Proudly Uses Guyatone Pedals
The Giving Tree Band Proudly Uses The Gear of Dunlop Manufacturing
The Giving Tree Band Proudly Uses EMG Pickups
The Giving Tree Band Proudly Uses Peterson Strobe Tuners
The Giving Tree Band Proudly Uses Raezer's Edge Speaker Cabinets
The Giving Tree Band Proudly Plays The Handcrafted Instruments Of Highland Strings
The Giving Tree Band Proudly Uses The Gear Of Analog Outfitters
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