Mokelume features the songwriting, acoustic guitar and vocals of Kriss Smith. It was recorded at Nacnud Sound Studio in Lodi California USA and produced and engineered by music veteran Rick Duncan. The members of Mokelumne all grew up together in Stockton California and have been played together since the late 1970's. The band included Chris Sare on solo guitar, Jerry Gibson on keyboards, Rick Duncan on bass, Clay Hall and the late Steve Gray on rhythm guitar, and Steve Douville on drums, and the lead and harmony vocals of Jackie Paul. Mike Scaggs (guitar player from Four Runner) and Scott Joss (fiddle player for Merle Haggard and Dwight Yokum sat in on this session.