Entertainment Weekly (7/19/96, p.75) - "Often referred to as Nashville's Janis Joplin, Mosser sounds more like an early Tracy Nelson--bluesy, strong and full of emotion..." - Rating: B
AROUND TOWNES is an album of Townes Van Zandt songs.
Personnel: Jonell Mosser, Delbert McClinton (vocals); Jack Daniels, Marty McClantoc (acoustic & electric guitars); Mark Stuart (acoustic guitar); Tom Britt (electric & slide guitars); Bob Britt (guitar); Pat McGlaughlin (mandolin); Pam Sixfin, David Davidson (violin); Kristin Wilkinson (viola); Anthony Lamarchina (cello); Johnny Neel (piano, Hammond B-3 organ, background vocals); Tony Harrell (piano, keyboards); Matt Rollings (piano); Craig Nelson (acoustic bass); Greg Humphrey, Roy Vogt (bass); Steve Klinck (drums, percussion); Dony Winn (drums); John Cowan (background vocals).
Producers: Greg Humphrey, Owsley Manier, Jonell Mosser.
Engineers: Niles Clement, Marty McClantoc, Chris Mara.
Recorded at Jack Clements' Cowboy Arms Hotel And Recording Spa and The Recording Club, Nashville, Tennessee. Includes liner notes by Jeanene Van Zandt.