West of Eden EP

by Tortuga

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Robert Maynard
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Robert Maynard damn... the feel of this album and the place it puts you in. Its almost like Tarantino's deathrace but with that hillbilly attitude. I love it. Favorite track: When I Go.
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Recorded and engineered by Chris Baricevic.
Produced by Chris Baricevic and Michael Leahy
Recorded at The Alamo on Texas Ave., Saint Louis, MO. Winter 2014/15
Big Muddy Records, Saint Louis MO


released June 2, 2015

The Players:
Mike Leahy - Vocals, acoustic guitar
Mat Wilson - electric guitar
Joey Glenn - Bass guitar
Leo Jalipa - Drums
Ryan Keonig - Harmonica, fiddle
Chris Baricevic - Piano, rhodes keyboard, acoustic/electric guitar, additional percussion
Jenny Roques - additional vocals
Tommy "Steel" Heath - peddle steel guitar
Brice Baricevic - Baritone guitar
Penny Lou - background wails and Zube Tube

Cover art by Ashley Hohman

Very special thanks to: Jessica Douglass and the ladies of the Alamo for enduring our sounds, Zeng for the lending of guitar and Zube Tube, all the musicians for their time and contributions, Tammy Leahy for the love and support, and the fine folks at the Whiskey Ring on Cherokee.



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Tortuga Saint Louis, Missouri

Tortuga is a music project, featuring songs written by Mike Leahy (7 Shot Screamers) and backed by an amazing group of St.Louis musicians via the Big Muddy Records roster.

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