Michael G. Bausch

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The CD is available at Hoot 'n Annie String Band of Madison events as supplies last.  Check out the band dates here

If you're not in Madison soon, the CD is available  at Amazon.com  now!

Highlights from the recording sessions July 22, August 19, September 12 and October 10,  2017.

  • Souffle With Onions3:47

Here's a sample from the CD, featuring Prentice, Cindy,​ Jim, Daithi, Maureen,

and me!


 1. You Can’t Stop The Music! (3:44)
2. Xenoblast  (3:31)
3. Soufflé With Onions (3:44)
4. On That Final Day  (3:26)
5. The Evangelical Song  (2:55)
6. Love’s Liquidity  (4:21)
7. Psalm 72 (2008)  (3:32)
8. Infatuation  (4:28)
9. Minnows In the Bucket (2:02)

10. Pelicans On The Take  (2:07)
11. You Can’t Stop The Music! (reprise)  (:58)

All songs ©Michael Bausch except "On That Final Day" ©1984 by Tom Hunter and used by permission of Gwen Hunter.  "Pelicans On the Take" vocal arrangement by Prentice Berge.

Musicians Involved:

Prentice Berge, guitar and vocals tracks 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10
Neil Gleason, keyboard and vocals, tracks 1, 4, 6, 7 and 11
Tim Haub, mandolin, tracks 1, 4, 6, and 7 and vocals on track 6
Maureen Leytem, vocals, tracks 2, 3, 7, and 8
Cindy Murphy, banjo tracks 2, 3, 9 and 10; cello track 8, and vocals tracks 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10
Jim Murray, ukulele bass 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10 and vocals track 2 
Daithi Wolfe, fiddle and vocals, tracks 2, 3, and 8

and Michael Bausch, guitar, harmonica, and vocals

This CD is dedicated to the memory of Tom Hunter, September 14, 1946-June 20, 2008. “Keep it going.” 

Published by Pixellipse Music (ASCAP)

Recorded at Williamson Magnetic Recording of

Madison, Wisconsin, and engineered by

Mark Haines, mastering by Thomas Blain of

Ultimate Audio Mastery in Evansville, Wisconsin,

and CD produced by Shawn Boyle at Sooper Dooper          Tom and me relaxing on his porch in Bellingham, WA 7/28/07

Printmand Digital Media in Madison, Wisconsin.

With gratitude to the bands with whom I’ve played over the years:

Whackin’ Cat Meat: Steven de Haas (no cats were ever harmed)

The Four Letters/Acoustic Soup: Neil Gleason and Greg Lueck

The Wright Combination: Greg Wright, Rick Miller, Greg Lueck, and Neil Gleason

The New Richmond Ramblers: E. Martin Pedersen and Antonino Abramo

M 'n M: Maureen Leytem

The Learning Curve: Solidarity Forever!

Hoot ‘n’ Annie String Band: Daithi Wolfe, Prentice Berge, Jim Murray, and Cindy Murphy

The first run of CD's are available at live events in Madison, Wisconsin.  Tip jar donations have gone to the Hoot 'n Annie String Band recording fund, and were also sent to the three projects listed below, which you might also like to support:

Kids Forward, Madison, Wisconsin

College Possible, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School, Bena, Minnesota