Sadie EP

by The Bridgebuilders

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"Little Sadie" and "All Aboard" recorded at the Jamspot in Wakefield, MA by Phil Dumka, assisted by Nick Vershon 2011. "Little Sadie" vocals recorded at Kissypig Studios in Allston, MA by Dave Lefkowitz 2012. Additional "Little Sadie" overdubs recorded at Papa Bear Studios in Lowell, MA by Nick Vershon 2012. "Sandy Boys" and "Three Fiddles" recorded at Papa Bear Studios by Nick Vershon 2012.


released April 12, 2012

The Bridgebuilders are
Chris Murray (vocals/guitars)
Nathaniel Diamond-Jones (fiddle, Irish bouzouki)
Jeremy Van Cleave (fiddle)
Sam Swan (viola)
Pete Danilchuk (organ, electric piano, Moog, Mellotron)
Curtis Hartshorn (drums)

Produced by Nick Vershon

Mixed at the Chillhouse in Charlestown, MA by Will Holland 2012. Mastered at the Chillhouse by Eric Welsh 2012.

Cover photo by Grant Knud-Hansen ( Package design and layout by Pete Danilchuk

Special thanks to Nathan Paine for being there at the beginning of it all



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Track Name: Little Sadie
Went out one night to make a little round
I met little Sadie and I shot her down
Went right home, jumped into bed
Thoughts of little Sadie running through my head

Woke up in the morning about half past nine
The hacks and the buggies all standing in line
The gents and the gamblers standing all around
Taking little Sadie to her burying ground

Well I began to think what a deed I'd done
Grabbed my hat and away I run
Made a good run, but a little too slow
They overtook me in Jericho

I'm standing on the corner reading a bill
Along came the sheriff from Thomasville
Says "Young man, is your name Brown?
Remember the night you shot Sadie down?"

Well they took me downtown all dressed in black
Put me on the train and sent me back
Sent me back to the county jail
I had nobody for to go my bail

The judge and the jury they took the stand
The judge held the paper in his right hand
Forty-one days, forty-one nights
Forty-one years to wear the ball and stripes