You're Not What Mama Had Is Mi
The Lansings, a six piece contemporary country band consists of seasoned Northwest performers John Lansing, rhythm electric & acoustic guitar & vocals, Kate Lansing, vocals, Lin Poulson, lead electric & acoustic guitar & vocals, LaRue Todd, Bass & background vocals, Larry Behm, pedal steel, dobro, & banjo, & Kenny Sawyer, drums & background vocals. This album consists of all original Americana, with country, rhythm & blues, & bluegrass influence. Guest appearances by Albert Garcia, acoustic guitar on 'My Old Ways', Skip Parente, fiddle on 'Mary Kathleen', Bradley Price, lead electric & slide guitar on 'If You Love Me Tonight, Love Me Forever', 'On The Radio', & 'Sundown on Saturday Night', Evan Shlaes, B3 Organ on 'On the Radio' & Dover Weinberg on piano. 'Still Making Memories', John's 10th anniversary present to Kate, is a heartfelt love song that won best country song in the Portland Songwriter's Association's Song Contest. 'Wet Blankets on the Fire', an ass kickin' bluegrass song, won in the same contest for best in bluegrass.