All songs composed and arranged by Steve Grimes except:
Pase Lo Que Pase, music by Steve Grimes and lyrics by Steve and Mary Anna Grimes.
A Dream Surreal, written by Steve Grimes and Stephen Geyer.
All songs copyright 2017 by Steve Grimes (Lowfat Music) All rights reserved.
Produced by Steve Grimes and Eric Helmkamp
Engineered by Eric Helmkamp.
Additional engineering by:
Tom Lelli – A’ala Recording;
Lynn Peterson – Lahaina Sound
Homero González and Marcel Fernandez – Robert Lang Studios in Seattle ,WA.
Mixed by Eric Helmkamp at Liquid Studios, Maui
Mastered at Independent Mastering, Nashville, TN
Many thanks to all the folks who helped me put this wacky, disparate gumbo of songs together.
I had the privilege of working with stellar musicians and engineers, without whose heart, soul and skills,
this album would have never taken flight. A heartfelt mahalo to each of you for helping take me and my music to a higher level:
Eric Helmkamp, Steve Stusser, Sasha Brusin, Dr. Nat, Joy Fields, Phil Deangelis, Toby Couture, Rick Vito, Kerry Sofaly, Marcos Amorim, Bruce Phares, Billy Peterson, Kelly Covington, Tom Lelli, Pamela Polland, Marty Fera, Joe Caro, Rock Hendricks, Herb Fernandez, Lary Barilleau, Bob Rock, Ricky Peterson, Scott Shelton, John Zangrando, Greg Marsh, Jerry Kovarsky, Lynn Peterson and special appreciation for the patience and love of my incredible wife Mary Anna Grimes.
Cover painting by Victoria Glover (www.saatchiart.com/asvjglover)
Graphic design and closeup photography by Steve Grimes
Back cover of CD jacket photo by Bob Bangerter (photoimagesmaui.com)
Technical graphics assistance from Gill Brooks (www.gillbrooks.com)
Gourmet chocolates on booklet pages and disc (except Buddha, cowpie, and this page) by Melanie Boudar of Sweet Paradise Chocolatier, Maui, HI.
Front cover of booklet painting by Ken Kennell (kenkennell.com)
Website design by Elen Gaion (www.makiaproductions.com)
The Real Deal is dedicated to the amazing life of Fred Turner
Assorted Chocolates is dedicated to the life and artistry of Larry Coryell.
All acoustic guitars, ukuleles, and mandolins played on this album were manufactured by Grimes Guitars.
For more information on Grimes guitars and ukuleles, please visit: www.grimesguitars.com