Papa Nez: A Loose Salute to the Work of Michael Ne
A tribute album by Various Artists that recognizes the songwriting and arranging of Michael Nesmith's career as both a solo artist and as a member of The Monkees. The booklet includes a Michael Nesmith biography written by Sid Griffn, Author of 'Gram Parsons: A Music Biography' and a member of The Long Ryders, Western Electric and Coal Porters. "20 songs, and their harmonic cohesion defies expectations" -The Washington Post "a heartfelt, boot-tappingly fun comp" -CMJ "far superior to the usual tribute set" -Q Magazine "a classy tribute album" -The Big Takeover "does an admirable job of spotlighting 20 of Nesmith's most memorable melodies" -Goldmine "one of the better tribute albums that I've heard in years" -Twang! "every contribution on the disk does justice to the beauty of the songcraft" -Country Standard Time "some of the best of the current crop of alt. Country and power pop artists...a great record" -Alt-Country Page "Michael Nesmith ain't some Monkee. Well, he was, but he is also a pioneer of country rock" -Ben Fong-Torres of Rolling Stone.