S.F. Seals Discography of CDs
||Truth Walks in Sleepy Shadows CD (1995) |
S.F. Seals music CDs The opening salvo is a cover of Pretty Things' "S.F. Sorrow is Born," both a wry play on the band's name and an homage to the kind of psyche-delicate garage-rocking that infuses leader Barbara Manning's songs and cover choices. Tuneful but just slightly off-kilter, the band has the wobbly chutzpah to put across complex songs with the spirited air of teenagers picking up their instruments for the first time.
Recorded at Lowdown Studios, San Francisco, California from February 22 to March 16, 1995.
Personnel: Brently Pusser, Barbara Manning (vocals, guitar, percussion); Melanie Clarin (vocals, accordion, drums); Margaret Murray (guitar); Deborah Fox (violin, viola, piano, calliope, keyboards); Andy Digiovanni (trumpet); William Winant (vibraphone, timpani, percussion); Cathy Fitzhugh (percussion).
Recording information: Lowdown Studio, San Francisco, CA (02/22/1995-03/16/1995).
Illustrator: Abigail Hamilton.
Photographer: Terry Manning.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Greg Freeman; Barbara Manning; William Winant .
S.F. Seals: Barbara Manning (vocals, guitar, bass, percussion); Brently Pusser (vocals, guitar, percussion); Melanie Clarin (vocals, accordion, drums); Margaret Murray (vocals, bass).
Additional personnel: Greg Freeman (spoken vocals, oscillator); William Winant (spoken vocals, vibraphone, timpani, percussion); Cathy Fitzhugh (spoken vocals, percussion); Deborah Fox (violin, viola, piano, calliope, keyboards); Sarah Selgren (violin); Jeffrey Lucas (cello); Andy DiGiovanni (trumpet).
||Nowhere CD (1994) |
S.F. Seals discography Best known as a solo artist, singer/songwriter Barbara Manning has been a member of several groups over the years, the most promising of which were the San Francisco Seals (or SF Seals). Manning's mutual love of baseball and the Bay Area was reflected in the name, taken from the minor league Pacific Coast team that lasted until 1957 (and included Joe DiMaggio prior to his celebrated stint in the Yankees). Nowhere, spelled ...
||Baseball Trilogy (1993) |
S.F. Seals songs Barbara Manning had been dropping some pretty broad hints that she was a baseball fan years before the S.F. Seals released this EP-length tribute to the boys of summer. Her solo compilation, A Perfect Green Blanket, took its name from a phrase for a baseball diamond, and this short-lived band's ...
S.F. Seals Songs
Popular or famous S.F. Seals music songs: Flashback Caraso, Bold Letters, S.F. Sorrow Is Born, Ladies of the Sea, Demons on the Corners, Ipecac. More music songs Joltin' Joe DiMaggio, Winter Song, Janine's Dream, Missing, How Did You Know, Kid's Pirate Ship, 8's, Still, Back Again, Baby Blue, Pulp. More music songs Don't Underestimate Me, Stellar Lullabye, Soul of Patrick Lee. See All Songs
S.F. Seals CD discography Key Personnel
|Member Name||Worked With|
|Barbara Manning||J.C. Hopkins, Virginia Dare, 28th Day, 6ths, Katze Jowe Head Barbara Manning A Television Personalities, Dipstick, David Kilgour, Killer Shrews, Roy Montgomery|
|Greg Freeman||Virginia Dare, Pigeonhed, Call, Cat Heads, Ex Cat Heads, Barbara Manning, Roy Montgomery, Ovarian Trolley, Pell Mell|
|J.C. Hopkins||Victoria Williams, J.C. Hopkins Biggish Band, Martha Wainwright, Bedlam Rovers, Flophouse, Indian Bingo|
|Mad V. Dog|
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