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Album: The Deep End Volume 1 & Volume 2
Artist: Gov't Mule
2002 Evangeline Recorded Works Ltd.
CD: GELD 4058

Band members:
Warren Haynes: guitars, vocals, acoustic guitar (30)
Matt Abts: drums (except 30), percussion (except 30)
Allen Woody: bass (13)

On bass: Jack Bruce (& vocals, 1), Larry Graham (& vocals, 2), Mike Gordon (& background vocals, 3), Flea (4), Mike Watt (5), Roger D Glover (6), John Entwistle (7), Willie Weeks (8), Chris Wood (9, 34), Oteil Burbridge (10), Stefan Lessard (11), Bootsy Collins (& vocals, 12), Jason Newsted (14), George Porter Jr. (15), Les Claypool (31; & vocals, 16, 17), Francis 'Rocco' Prestia (18), Tony Levin (19), Meshell Ndegeocello (20), Jack Casady (21), Chris Squire (22), Phil Lesh (23), Billy Cox (24), Dave Schools (25, 27, 28, 32, 33), Alphonso Johnson (electric upright bass, 26)

with:
Bernie Worrell: organ (1, 9, 12, 24), clavinet (1, 9), Mini Moog (12), keys (34)
Audley Freed: guitar (2)
Eddie Harsch: organ (2)
Danny Louis: organ (3, 11, 25), Wurlitzer (3, 11, 25)
Rob Barraco: organ (4), Wurlitzer (4), piano (23)
Keith Barry: tenor sax (4)
Mike Uhler: trumpet (4)
Dan Weinstein: trombone (4)
Jerry Cantrell: vocals (5)
Randall Bramblett: organ (6)
Page McConnell: organ (7), Wurlitzer (7), synth (7), keys (29)
Little Milton: vocals (8), guitar (8)
Chuck Leavell: organ (8, 21), Wurlitzer (8), keys (27-29, 32, 33)
John Scofield: guitar (9, 34)
Gregg Allman: vocals (10), organ (10)
Derek Trucks: slide guitar (10)
Art "Papa Funk" Neville: organ (15)
Johnny Neel: organ (18, 22), piano (26)
Gary Lucas: guitar (19)
John Medeski: organ (20), Wurlitzer (20)
Peter Sears: piano (21)
David Grisman: mandolin (23)
James Hetfield: vocals (31)
 

Produced by Michael Barbiero/Haynes (1, 2, 5-8, 10-12, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24-26), John Cutler/Haynes (3, 23), David Z/Haynes (4), Haynes (9, 14, 20, 34), Barbiero (13), Haynes/Les Claypool (16, 17), Ross Hogarth (31), Gov't Mule (32, 33)
Executive producer: Stefan Scamardo (1-26)
Mixed by Barbiero/Haynes (1-3, 5-8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20-22, 24-26), David Z/Haynes (4, 12), Ray Martin/Haynes (9, 27-30, 34), Barbiero (13), Haynes/Claypool (16, 17), Cutler/Haynes (23), Ross Hogarth (31), Martin (32, 33)
Engineered by Barbiero (1, 2, 5-8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24-26), Cutler/Barbiero (3), David Z (4), Martin (9, 14, 20, 32, 33, 34), Barbiero/David Z (12), Ron Rigler (16, 17), Cutler (23), Hogarth (31). Additional engineering: David Z (5)
Mastered by Greg Calbi (1-26)
 

Tracks:
CD1: Volume 1
1. Fool's Moon [Haynes] (5:50)
2. Life on the Outside [Haynes/Freed] (3:45)
3. Banks of the Deep End [Haynes/Gordon/J. Linitz] (5:55)
4. Down and Out in New York City [WL Chandler/BR DeVorzan] (6:12)
5. Effigy [JC Fogerty] (9:06)
6. Maybe I'm a Leo [R Blackmore/I Gillan/Glover/J Lord/I Paice] (6:06)
7. Same Price [Haynes] (3:34)
8. Soulshine [Haynes] (7:43)
9. Sco-Mule [Haynes] (6:08)
10. Worried Down with the Blues [Haynes/Woody/J. Jaworowicz] (8:40)
11. Beautifully Broken [Haynes/Louis] (6:01)
12. Tear Me Down [Haynes] (6:10)
13. Sin's a Good Man's Brother [M. Farner] (4:11)

CD2: Volume 2
14. Trying Not to Fall [Haynes/Louis] (5:29)
15. Time to Confess [Haynes] (5:43)
16. Greasy Granny's Gopher Gravy - Part 1 [Haynes/Abts/Claypool] (3:24)
17. Greasy Granny's Gopher Gravy - Part 2 [Haynes/Abts/Claypool] (3:35)
18. What is Hip? [S Kupka/E Castillo/D Garibaldi] (6:22)
19. World of Confusion [Haynes/Lucas] (5:52)
20. Hammer and Nails [David Hess/Aaron H Schroeder] (7:58)
21. Slow Happy Boys [Haynes] (6:24)
22. Sun Dance [Haynes/Neel] (6:10)
23. Lay of the Sunflower [Haynes/R Hunter] (6:54)
24. Catfish Blues [trad., arr. Haynes/Abts/Cox] (7:53)
25. Which Way Do We Run? [Haynes] (5:31)
26. Babylon Turnpike [Haynes/Neel] (8:05)

CD3: Hidden Treasures
27. Blind Man in the Dark [Haynes] (7:06)
28. Fallen Down [Haynes] (13:31)
29. Jesus Just Left Chicago [Frank Kee Beard/Billy F Gibbons/Joe Michael Hill] (10:02)
30. Soulshine [Haynes] (4:57)
31. Drivin' Rain [Haynes] (4:08)
32. Rocking Horse [Haynes/Woody/Allman/J Pearson] (6:38)
33. Lay Your Burden Down [Haynes/Barbiero] (5:40)
34. Sco-Mule (DJ Logic Remix) [Haynes] (3:07)
 

Notes: (34) is a remix of (9).

The Deep End is Gov't Mule's tribute to their late bassist, Allen Woody. The two-volume affair is by the remaining band members, Haynes and Abts, with each track recorded with one of Woody's favourite bass players, including Jack Bruce of Cream and Trevor Rabin's Wolf; Oteil Burbridge of the Allman Brothers Band; Jack Casady of Hot Tuna; Les Claypool of Primus; Bootsy Collins of P-Funk; Billy Cox of Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsies; John Entwistle of The Who; Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers; Roger Glover of Deep Purple; Mike Gordon of Phish; Larry Graham of Sly & the Family Stone; Alphonso Johnson of Weather Report and Santana; Stefan Lessard of the Dave Matthews Band; Phil Lesh of Grateful Dead; George Porter Jr. of Funky Meters; Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power; Dave Schools of Widespread Panic; Mike Watt of Minutemen; Willie Weeks of Aretha Franklin and George Harrison; Chris Wood of Medeski, Martin & Wood. It was originally released as two separate volumes (with the 'Hidden Treasures' bonus disc included with Vol. 2). Mike Gordon made a feature-length documentary about the making of the album entitled "Rising Low". (HP, 6 Apr 03)


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