Looking For My Nuts - Live on Mountain Stage

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    It seems like the day before yesterday when I was dreaming about being on Mountain Stage. Here I am, twenty five years later, presenting you with some of my favorite memories from the program. In that timespan, my idols have become mentors and close friends. I am forever grateful to Larry Groce and everyone at Mountain Stage. Your program continues to amaze and inspire me. You have helped lift me up to places I was unable to see or reach. Thanks for the fine work over the years and thanks for the cape! Todd Burge (March 2016)

    For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio. Produced in West Virginia and distributed by NPR, each two hour episode of Mountain Stage can be heard every week on more than 150 stations across America, and around the world via NPR Music and mountainstage.org.

    Recorded live on Mountain Stage and used by permission of Mountain Stage, West Virginia Public Broadcasting - Francis Fisher (engineer), Larry Groce/ Andy Ridenour/Adam Harris (producers) Patrick Stevens (additional mixing on “Nuts” and technical assistance)

    Todd Burge (vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica & ukulele)
    The Mountain Stage Band: Steve Hill (bass), Ammed Solomon (drums), Julie Adams (vocal), Bob Thompson (piano & vocal), Michael Lipton (electric guitar), Ron Sowell (Music Director, acoustic guitar & vocal), Ryan Kennedy (electric guitar & organ)

    Additional Players: William Matheny (electric guitar, mandolin & banjo), Joseph Hale (Keyboards on Shark), Deni Bonet (violin), Laurel Dennie (backing vocals) Larry Groce (comedy on final track)

    Mastering: David K. Shipley at Foxwood Mastering – Nashville TN

    Photos by: Josh Saul, Amos Perrine, Brian Blauser, Lisa and Todd Burge

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Recorded live on Mountain Stage and used by permission of Mountain Stage, West Virginia Public Broadcasting - Francis Fisher (engineer), Larry Groce/ Andy Ridenour/Adam Harris (producers)

Todd Burge (vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica)
The Mountain Stage Band: Steve Hill (bass), Ammed Solomon (drums), Julie Adams (vocal), Bob Thompson (piano & vocal), Michael Lipton (electric guitar), Ron Sowell (Music Director, acoustic guitar & vocal), Ryan Kennedy (electric guitar & organ)

Additional Players: William Matheny (electric guitar, mandolin & banjo), Joseph Hale (Keyboards on Shark), Deni Bonet (violin), Laurel Dennie (backing vocals) Larry Groce (comedy on final track)


Tracks 1, 6 & 10 - Tamarack Conference Center – Beckley WV 2006
Tracks 4,11,15 & 16 - Culture Center Theater - Charleston WV 2009
Track 2 - The Civic Center Little Theater – Charleston WV 2011
Track 7 - Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium – Athens Ohio 2011
Tracks 3, 8 &14 - Creative Arts Center WVU – Morgantown WV 2012
Tracks 5, 9, 12 & 13 - Culture Center Theater – Charleston WV 2015

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Looking for my Nuts (Aug 13 2010)
Lately I’ve been going crazy
Just looking for my nuts
Lately I’ve been going crazy
Just looking for my nuts

Seems I’ve lost my balls
And I’ve got my guts
In a big ol’ rut
Lately I’ve been going crazy
Just looking for my nuts

Spring is here
And I know I’ve placed them somewhere
Not here
Not there
But somewhere

Maybe under that tree
Believe me
I’m not exactly clear

I’ve been all around this yard
And I might starve
Or that big ol’ dog may get lucky
And eat me

When will this end, I can’t tell
But until then I hope I don’t end up in hell
Heaven waits for those who wait
Patiently, but I tell ya it’s total hell being so
Hungry

Lately I’ve been going crazy
Just looking for my nuts
He’s looking for his nuts
He’s looking for his nuts
Lately I’ve been going crazy
Just looking for my nuts

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from Live on Mountain Stage 2006​-​2015, released May 5, 2016

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Todd Burge Parkersburg

WV Troubadour, Played everything from Alternative Rock to Bluegrass, but is mainly known for the sharp wit, soaring vocal & guitar prowess found in many of his songs while performing his hybrid brand of Contemporary Americana-Folk. He has performed venues as diverse as NPR's Mountain Stage, CBGB’s, The Country Music Hall of Fame and the Kennedy Center. He is about to perform near you. ... more

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