Patrick Brayer Song Adaptation and Sessionography

The Boy Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn

Recorded by: Patrick Brayer
Album Title: The Secret Hits of Patrick Brayer volume 30: Fabric Boy
The Brayer Archives 1997

Recorded by: Alison Krauss and Union Station

Traditional song arranged by Alison Krauss and Union Station and Patrick Brayer
Publishing: Moist N Fudgy Music / Church teeth Music (Adm. By Bug Music BMI)
Album title: New Favorite
Label: Rounder Records
Release Date: 2001
(this project won a Gold Record award, and 3 Grammy awards in 2001)

this same version also appeared on the 4CD Box Set:

Can’t You Hear Me Callin’
Bluegrass: 80 Years of American Music
Sony Legacy 2004

Recorded again by: Alison Krauss and Union Station

Album: Alison Krauss and Union Station-Live
Label: Rounder Records 2003
this project won a Platinum Record award,
the IBMA Album of the Year award 2002, and a Grammy for
Best Bluegrass Album of the Year 2003

DVD performance of the same by: Alison Krauss and Union Station

DVD title: Alison Krauss and Union Station-Live
Rounder Records 2003 (also won a Platinum Award)

Recorded by: Dan Tyminski, Jerry Douglas, and Aly Bain

DVD Title: Transatlantic Sessions (2010) (Whirlie Records)

Broken Circle Breakdown

Felix van Groeningen’s romantic melodrama, which won two awards at this year’s Tribeca film festival and another in Berlin in 2012, will be released in America in 2013.

VIDEO: Broken Circle’s performance of “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn”


Patrick Brayer: Sessionography


Artist: Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals

Album Title: The Will to Live
Label: Virgin Records
Release Date: 1997
AUS Platinum
FRA Platinum

Brayer played mandolin on, “Ashes”, and violin on “Glory and Consequence”, and “I Will Not Walk Alone”

The Will To Live CD was also included in a 3CD Box Set
Artist: Ben Harper

Album Title: CD Box Collection: Ben Harper
Label: Virgin Records
Release Date: 2000


Artist: Ben Harper

Album Title: I’ve Always Been Crazy: A Tribute to Waylon Jennings
Label: RCA
Release Date: 2003
Brayer played mandolin and violin on, “Waymore’s Blues” with fellow hometown hero Ben Harper

other artists included, John Mellencamp, Dwight Yoakam, Hank Williams Jr., James Hatfield, Travis Tritt, and Alison Krauss


Artist: Atreyu

Album Title: Lead Sails, Paper Anchor
Label: Hollywood Records
Release Date: 2007

Brayer played the pedal steel on, “Lead Sails, Paper Anchor”, and Turkish Saz on, “Lose It”

Lead Sails, Paper Anchor reached #8 on the Billboard top 200 in September of 2007

The 2.0 version contained a documentary film by Tyler Trautman that contains a short interview with Brayer playing the pedal steel guitar.