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Design

Brulen Official Website Designed and Coded by Brulen
Artwork: Brulen
Brulen Caricature: Joe Oesterle

Photos

Leslie Bohm Photography
Joe Oesterle
Ross Pelton
Lennon The Photographer
Doreen LaRue

John Lennon Photo: ©1972 Tom Hanley. All rights reserved.
           Under license from Redferns at musicpictures.com

Grateful Dead Photos: ©Larry Hulst/Michael Ochs Archives, 
            Venice,  CA.  Used by permission.  Grateful Dead 1970's:
            ©Herb Greene Photography. Used by permission.

Very Special Thanks

And, a very special thanks to Sharon Rhodes, Angelo DiLeva,
and Rhonda Aitken for their undying support!



Album: Rules Made To Be Broken


Producing | Engineering | Mixing

Executive Producer: Brulen

"Valentine," "What Am I To Do?," "Betsey Banker,"
"Ninety-Seven Point Three"
Produced by Brulen and Moira Marquis
Co-Producer / Midi: Randy “Studebaker” Mead

"I Know You," "Kings Horses," "Can You Hear Me?"
Produced by Brulen and Mark Needham
Engineered and Mixed by: Mark Needham and Brulen
Co-Producer /Midi: Rick Knoch

Greasy Boogie Woogie
Produced by Sammy Piazza and Brulen
Engineered by Mark Needham
Mixed by Moira Marquis

"Little Bird" & "Was It You?"
Produced, Engineered and Mixed by Brulen
All vocals and instruments: Brulen

Arrangements: Brulen, John Crane, Steve Kimock, and Scott Thompson


Musicians

Brulen - Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Keyboards, Bass Guitar
John Crane - Backing Vocals, Lead / Rhythm Guitar
Ian Hoffman - Drums. Percussion
Steve Kimock - Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Slide Guitar
Scott Thompson - Synthesizer, Keyboards, Backing Vocals


Guest Appearances

Drums

Bill Gibson (Huey Lewis and The News)
Sammy Piazza (Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna)
Greg Gigi Gonaway (Whitney Houston & Aretha Franklin)

Bass Guitar

Ross Valory (Journey)
Karl Sevareid (Elvin Bishop Band & Robert Cray Band)

Vocals

Moira “Betsy” Marquis ("Betsey Banker")

Background Vocals (“THE BRUnettes”)

Moira Marquis
Melissa Kary
Renee Tashjian
Brea Kelley

Keyboards

Stu Blank (in memoriam)

Saxophone

Keith Crossan (Starship, KBC, and Commander Cody)
Paul McCandless

Oboe

Paul McCandless

Harmonica

Norton Buffalo (Steve Miller Band)


Professional Services

BRU Crew

Tim Brennan, Johan de Quant

Photos

Ross Pelton

Video

Jeff Brockman, Deja Video

Studios

Recorded and Mixed at Skywalker Sound,
a division of Lucas Arts Entertainment:
Asst. Engineer - Tony Eckert and MT

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA
Asst. Engineer - Vince Wojno

Hyde Street Studios. S.F.
Asst. Engineer - Matt Kelly

Studio D, Sausalito, CA
Asst. Engineer - Joey Reyes

Prairie Sun Recording
Asst Engineer - Jeff Sloane

Mastering

Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA USA
Digital Remastering and "Little Bird" & "Was It You?" - Brulen

Equipment & Gear

Roland, Alembic, Charvel, Korg, Pearl, Ensoniq, Fender, Rickenbacker

Special Thanks

Dan Holland, Carolyn Rogers, Steven Jarvis, Bob Edwards, Howie, Tammi, Kate, Skywalker Ranch Security (for attempting to maintain a “professional & non-party-like atmosphere,” Joel and Dan of Studio D, Mooka of Prairie Sun, Nina and Guy at Fantasy, Devon of Aapex, Mark Haynes of Leo’s Pro Audio, Pamela Polland, Kevin Russell and special guests, The Beverly Hills Hotel and staff, Bob & Mary Copeland for the great Ric!

Final Thanks

Thanks for the support from all our friends and family.
Special remembrance to Mama Woogie B!
Thanks to ‘The Wizard” who watched over us all!
Dedicated to the memory of my old friends:
John Lennon, Jerry Garcia, Brent Myland, & Spencer Dryden.

All Songs @2007 Brulen Music. All Rights Reserved. All Songs ASCAP.

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The Guest List

John Lennon
George Harrison
Jerry Garcia
Brent Mydland
Spencer Dryden
Stu Blank
Dean Martin
Sammy Davis Jr.
Frank Sinatra
Elvis Presley
Jim Morrison
Billie Holiday
Jim Croce
Rick Nelson
Buddy Holly
Jimi Hendrix
Marvin Gaye
Billy Preston
Roy Orbison
John Denver
Maurice Gibb
Bobby Darin
Freddie Mercury
Stu Sutcliffe

   

The Guest List

John Lennon
George Harrison
Jerry Garcia
Brent Mydland
Spencer Dryden
Stu Blank
Dean Martin
Sammy Davis Jr.
Frank Sinatra
Elvis Presley
Jim Morrison
Billie Holiday
Jim Croce
Rick Nelson
Buddy Holly
Jimi Hendrix
Marvin Gaye
Billy Preston
Roy Orbison
John Denver
Maurice Gibb
Bobby Darin
Freddie Mercury
Stu Sutcliffe