the ocean road CD credits

For each song credit please visit “lyrics” link from Home page.

All songs composed and arranged by Steve Grimes except: Why?, written and arranged by Steve Grimes and Steve Stusser
This Will Make You Laugh, written by Irene Higginbotham
All songs except This Will Make You Laugh copyright 2016 by Steve Grimes (Lowfat Music)All rights reserved
Produced by Steve Grimes and Eric Helmkamp
Engineered by Eric Helmkamp
Additional engineering by Lynn Peterson, Milan Bertosa (song 4),Tom Lelli (song 7), Sébastien Laurendeau, Matt Pini (song 4), Deva Griffin-Grimes (song 6)
Mixed by Eric Helmkamp
Mastered at Independant Mastering, Nashville, TN
Many thanks to all the folks who helped me put this album together:
Eric The Wizard Helmkamp, Steve Stusser, Sasha Brusin, Jake Shimabukuro, Phil Deangelis, Toby Couture, Bob Rock, Kerry Sofaly, Phil Grimes, Keola Beamer, Bertram Levy, Bruce Phares, Stephen Geyer, Billy Peterson, Joe Caro, Wilmont Kahai‘ali‘i, Andrew Fowler, Deborah and Michael Rybak, Steve Sargenti, Tom Lelli, Rick Ravenscroft, Mike Mateski, Marty Baum, Scott Shelton, Bob Lang, Homero González and Marcel Fernandez of Robert Lang Studios in Seattle ,WA, and special appreciation for the patience, love , and musical acuity of Mary Anna Grimes, and to all the kids of her class of 2014 of Sacred Hearts School, Lahaina, HI: Erin, JP, Max, David, Summer, Brandon, Nicole, Carter, James, Krishna, and Chanel whose wonderful voices and energy gave new life to one of my oldest songs: Where In The World Are The Whales? , and to Ariana, Krystel, Sherlynn, Cameron and Landon of Sacred Hearts School, whose voices grace one of my newest songs: Mālama Your Mama
Graphic design by Steve Grimes
Technical graphics assistance from Gill Brooks (
CD cover photo/art of the voyaging canoe Mo‘okiha O Pi‘ilani by Steve Grimes
Booklet cover photo by Bob Bangerter (
Inside CD cover photo and this page photo (Raising Swain’s Island) by Keli Takenaga
Other photo credits as noted.

Does Anybody Hear? is an homage to my friend Aram Gurian
All acoustic guitars, ukes and mandolins on this album by Grimes Guitars
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