© 2007 COPPER CREEK RECORDS
James Leva and Purgatory Mountain release their new CD February 1, 2007. Fourteen tunes and songs including several originals by James, traditional tunes from Galax / /Mt. Airy, West Virginia, Virginia and Kentucky.
James: Fiddle, Guitar and Lead and Harmony Vocals; Al Tharp: Banjo, Bass, Lead and Harmony Vocals; Danny Knicely: Mandolin, Guitar, Harmony Vocals; Matty Olwell: Cajon, Hambone, Fiddlesticks, Feet, and Foot Stomp.
James Leva plays Bourgeois and Rockbridge guitars and uses fiddle bows made by Lee Guthrie. Winkin Eye was recorded at Al Tharp’s Recording Studio in New Orleans, Louisiana Recorded May 9-12 "There'll Be None On The Other Side", recorded on July 11, 2006 by Les Thompson at Log Cabin Studios in Leesburg, Virginia.
Produced by James Leva and Al Tharp • Mixed by Al Tharp • Engineered by Al Tharp (with Les Thompson on "There'll Be None On The Other Side") • Photography: Jeremy Leadbetter • • Cover Illustration: D.R. Mullins • Art direction & layout: Rebecca Pittard
Thanks to: The late James Leva (James’ Dad), Les Thompson, Lisa McCumsey, Larry Skoller, Olivier Perrier, Jacqueline Barbe, Jean Jourdheuil, Bruce Ritz, Susan Sherlock, Tommy Forney, Jaci Coggins, Gary ReidAngelika Torrie, Kitty Sachs, Vivian Deacon, Artie Black, Sam Compton, Randall Ray, Brian Calhoun, Willie May Norcross, Cece Conway, Stephen Wade, and Darlene Crawford.