Co produced by Bruce Gerrish & Bill Buckingham, The Shinolas- “quirkophony” is a long-awaited collection of thirteen catchy, quirky and memorable compositions presented in a rollicking rootsy-country and bluesy Americana style. With diverse and eclectic songs such as: "I Wanna New Life", "A Sunny Place for Shady People", "Red River", "Absolute Definite Maybe" and "Jumbo Shrimp', the album presents a seamless paring of Folk, Swing, Blues, Jazz and more Traditional Country and Texas Swing. The Shinola’s sound is reminiscent of other artists such as: Lyle Lovett, John Prine, Roger Miller, John Hiatt, Tom Waits, Little Feat, Guy Clark, Robert Earle Keen, Quikophony is distributed in Europe by DMI Records.

  From the  The Shinolas CD 'Quirophony" 


Music Samples


Bruce Gerrish- vocals and guitars 

Bill Buckingham- drums, bass, keys

Robbie Steininger- guitars, dobro, mandolin, ukulele

Pat Covernton- piano

Sam Shoichet- upright bass

Steve Dawson- pedal steel 

Rick May- electric bass 

Joby Baker- drums

Jim Pugh- Hammond B3, piano

Blaine Dunaway- violin, trumpet

Henry Blackburn- soprano sax, clarinet

Zach Losier- trumpet 

Eric Johnson- trombone

James Inkster- lap steel


With backing vocals from: 

Karen Larson

Joannie Bye

Linda Kidder

Jillian Michaels

Lindsay Janes

Shelley Stevens  








Cover Art Ray Romano 

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