Richard Allen: twelve-string acoustic guitar and vocal. Sixteen original works composed during hitchhiking experiences in the western United States, 2004-07. Recorded Feb-Apr 2008 in Keystone, Colorado. The recordings are intended to faithfully represent live performances of acoustic guitar and vocal. Few overdubs were utilized. All compositions copyrighted 2008 R. Allen except where indicated. CD booklet includes full lyrics. Album art: front and back cover art by H. J. Ford, ca. 1894 and 1897 respectively, public domain.