Ballads in Blue

by Dastardly

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released July 24, 2012

all songs written by Gabe Liebowitz
engineered, mixed & mastered by Sean McConnell (
album art by Shaina Hoffman (

Dastardly is: Andy Taylor, August Sheehy, Gabe Liebowitz, Joe Rauen & Sarah Morgan

in addition to Dastardly, this collection features the following Chicago artists:

Ben White (Shams Band) - viola
Tommy Trafton (Santah) - keyboards (tracks 1, 2 & 3)
Vivian McConnell (Santah/Grandkids) - vocals (tracks (3 & 4)
Stan McConnell (Santah) - vocals (tracks 1 & 2)
Rachele Eve Guastella - vocals (tracks 1 & 4)
Emme Williams - vocals (tracks 1 & 4)
Shaina Hoffman - vocals (tracks 1 & 4)

Choir at end of track 4 includes:

Donnie Biggins (Shams Band), Mike Ewing, Paul Gulyas (Shams Band), Yoo Soo Kim (Hemmingbirds), Erin Malcolm, Ty Maxon, Eric Michaels (Paper Thick Walls), Lawrence Peters, Dan Price, Archie Powell, Shirley Rogers (Ami Saraiya & the Outcome, Cpt. Captain), Katie Schell (Paper Thick Walls), RJ Shillaci (Archie Powell & the Exports), Kevin Smith (Cpt. Captain), Ben White (Shams Band), Gavin Wilkinson (Bears of Blue River)



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