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Political Manifest

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Released  June 28, 2004
Producer  Mark Olson
Genre  Alternative country
Release date  28 June 2004
Label  Glitterhouse Records
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Recorded  February 2004, Joshua Tree, CA
Political Manifest (2004)  The Salvation Blues (2007)
Artist  Original Harmony Ridge Creekdippers
Similar  Original Harmony Ridge Creekdippers albums, Alternative country albums

Political Manifest is the seventh album by the Original Harmony Ridge Creekdippers, released in 2004. The album reflects singer/songwriter Mark Olson's disgust at the state of the US. It was released on Mercy Recordings in the US.



Uncut magazine gave the album a score of 3 and wrote "[Olson's] disgust at the state of the nation as befits all things Creekdipper is elegantly realised, simmering over a bedrock of soft piano, woody guitars and some slow, funky blues"

Track listing

All songs Mark Olson except where noted.

  1. "Poor GW"
  2. "Walk with Them"
  3. "Duck Hunting"
  4. "Senator Byrd Speech"
  5. "Where is My Baby Boy"
  6. "George Bush Industriale"
  7. "Saw Song"
  8. "Portrait of a Sick America"
  9. "My Father Knows Foes" (Traditional)
  10. "The End of the Highway"
  11. "Coming, Coming" (Traditional)


  • Mark Olson – vocals, piano, dulcimer, bass, flute
  • Victoria Williams – vocals, electric guitar, tres
  • Ray Woods – vocals, drums
  • Don Heffington – vocals, bass harmonica, saw
  • Tom Freund – bass, organ
  • Greg Leisz – dobro
  • References

    Political Manifest Wikipedia

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