Mining Is a Hard Kind of Labor
Mining is a Hard Kind of Labor takes you on a musical excursion through the rough and tumble California Gold Rush. It's eighteen selections tell the real story of this momentus event. It captures both the exuberance and the pathos of one decade that changed the world forever. The Ide Adobe Players were formed in 1988 to provide historically accurate music for living history programs at Wm. B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park in Red Bluff, California. All songs are carefully researched and performed on reproduction instruments, resulting in a sound that is at once informative, accurate and wonderfully engaging. Take a listen. You're in for a real treat.