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“Back Home” is an album with songs dedicated to self-love and freedom and is a follow-up album to Wendy and DB’s Grammy-nominated 2023 success (instead of the album), “Into the Little Blue House.”  “Back Home” is a collection of acoustic performances celebrating traditional blues roots music crafted through original songs for young souls and anyone who enjoys learning about blues and its traditions.

For your consideration, listen HERE.

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Back Home DemoWendy And DB
00:00 / 08:33

Back Home Music:

  • Back Home - Feat. Ruthie Foster and Anne Harris 3:49
    (W.Morgan, D.Boggs, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP)

  • Put Down The Phone!  Feat. Rising Stars Fife and Drum 2:29
    (W.Morgan, D.Boggs, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP)

  • Come To Your Senses - Feat. Doug MacLeod 3:56
    (W.Morgan, Planet Wendy Music, ASCAP. D.MacLeod, Gaslight Square Music, BMI)

  • Moving Mountains* - Feat. Billy Branch 3:44
    (Lyrics-W.Morgan , Music-W.Morgan, K.Smith, R.Hatter Purifoy, M.Wheeler: Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP)

  • Boxes and Labels 0:44
    (W.Morgan, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP)

  • Butterflies Are Free/Muhammad Ali 3:19
    (W.Morgan, D.Boggs, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP)

  • Hum Away - Feat. Libby Rae Watson and Bill Steber 3:01
    (W.Morgan, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP  Libby Rae Watson, BMI)

  • Hemingway The Wonderdog 2:13 
    (W.Morgan, D.Boggs, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP)

  • Reflection** - Feat. Billy Branch 3:59
    (W.Morgan, D.Boggs, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP)

  • Move Them Bones** - Feat. Doug MacLeod 3:58
    (W.Morgan, Planet Wendy Music, ASCAP. D.MacLeod, Gaslight Square Music, BMI)

  • Friends 3:11
    (W.Morgan, D.Boggs, Planet Wendy Music, ASCAP. D.MacLeod, Gaslight Square Music, BMI)

  • Watching The River Flow - Feat. Libby Rae Watson 2:59
    (Bob Dylan, Universal Music, SESAC)

  • Be You/Walk To Your Own Beat-Feat. Rising Stars Fife and Drum 2:28 (W.Morgan, Music & Lyrics, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP, Music - S.Thomas Sharde Thomas Music, BMI, C.Mallory, CMal Productions, BMI)

  • Peace In The Valley* - Feat. Anne Harris  3:14
    (W.Morgan, D.Boggs,  Planet Wendy Music, ASCAP)

  • Back Home - Reprise   0:31
    (W.Morgan, D.Boggs, Planet Wendy Publishing, ASCAP)


    Total Running time: 43:43

​Wendy and DB have pioneered a blues-inspired space in children’s music.  Through folklore, stories, and songs they explore themes of freedom, love, self-worth, creativity, and curiosity. Wendy and DB pair their voices with ukulele, percussion, and guitars to bring high-energy music to every performance!

Songwriters Credits:

 

Tracks 1, 2, 6, 8, 9 and 14 by Wendy Morgan and Darryl “DB” Boggs 

Track 5 “Boxes and Labels” Poem by Wendy Morgan

Tracks 12 “Watching The River Flow” by Bob Dylan 

Track 4 “Moving Mountains” Wendy Morgan Lyrics Kenny "Beedy Eyes” Smith, Roosevelt Hatter Purifoy and Mike Wheeler

Track 7 “Hum Away” Wendy Morgan and Libby Rae Watson:  Music and Lyrics 

Track 3 “Come to your senses” and #10 “Move them bones” Wendy Morgan
Doug MacLeod Music and Lyrics 

Track 11 “Friends” Wendy Morgan Lyrics Darryl Boggs and Doug MacLeod Music 

Track 13 “BE YOU-Walk to your own beat”  Wendy Morgan Lyrics and Music,  Music Sharde Thomas and Chris Mallory (Rising Stars Fife and Drums) 

 

Production/Musicians/Recording:

 

Produced by Michael Freeman and Wendy Morgan

Co-produced by Darryl Boggs and Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

Recorded at: Archer Recording, Memphis TN; Wire Recording, Austin TX. 

Clarksdale Recording, Clarksdale, MS., Joyride Studio, VSOP Studios, and Tone Zone Recording, Chicago, IL

Engineers: Roger Heiss, Mic Wilson, Stuart Sullivan, Ty Caughell, Blaise Barton,
Brian Leach 

Mixed at: Tone Zone Recording Chicago, IL by Roger Heiss & Michael Freeman

Mastered by Paul Blakemore, Nashville, TN

 

Wendy Morgan: Lead & Back-up vocals All tracks accept 8 and 10

Darryl Boggs: Guitar, Lead & Back-up vocals All tracks accept 6, 9, 10, 13, 14.

Michael Freeman: Chajchas, Track 10 

Ruthie Foster: Vocals and Guitar, Track 1 

Sharde Thomas/Chris Mallory: Rising Stars Fife and Drums, Track 2 and 13

Libby Rae Watson: Vocals &: Resonator, Tracks 7 and 12

William Steber: Blues Harp Track 11

Doug MacLeod: Vocals & Guitar, Tracks 3, 10 and 12.

Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith: Drums/Percussion Tracks 4, 8, 9 and 14

Mike Wheeler: Acoustic and 12 String Guitar, Tracks 4, 6, 8, 9 and 14.

Brian Quinn: Upright Bass, Tracks, 6, 8, 9 and 14

Roosevelt Hatter Purifoy: Electric Piano, Tracks 4, 8, 9, and 14.

Anne Harris: Violin, Tracks 1 and 14

Billy Branch: Harmonica, Tracks 4 and 9
Stacy McMichael:  Bass, Tracks 4 and 13

Rich Rankin: Phone sounds Track 2

*HHW Choir Voices: Keishun Woods, Stacey Morillon, Illeanne Celilio, Carlos Perales

**Young Voices: Christina Floros, Tyree Phelps, Demari “Chico” Wheeler

 

Thank you and we love you Mick Kolassa for your hospitality and for providing rehearsal space in Memphis! PM Woodwinds Evanston, IL for Chicago rehearsal space.

 

Our amazing team: Jeremiah Ketner smallandround.com, Kristen Fescoe Director of ideas and marketing, Sandra Kratc, Light at My Window, boots on the ground PR, Audio and Video assistance and David Box Video and Animation and Elizabeth Waldman PR, Tyler Morgan Krol Video production, drone footage and social media assistance Charles Needham, editor, roadie, cameraman and all around good guy!

 

Album description: “Back Home” is an album with songs dedicated to self-love and freedom and is a follow-up to Wendy and DB’s successful, 2023 Grammy Nominated Album, “Into The Little Blue House”.  “Back Home” is a collection of acoustic performances celebrating traditional blues roots music through originally crafted songs for young souls and anyone who enjoys learning about blues and its traditions.

 

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