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2023 CD release

IT SURE BEATS WORKIN'

Lyrics          Bio

Boston area singer-songwriter Howie Newman has begun work on his latest full-length album, It Sure Beats Workin', which is scheduled for release in early 2023.

 

Featuring a wide range of rhythms and styles, this CD incorporates rock, country, folk, calypso and bluegrass with a good helping of humor. It includes some political commentary, too. Full band arrangements with some of the top local musicians. 

Be sure to check this space for updates.

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Featured musicians

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ROB IGNAZIO

Bass, electric guitar

Recording engineer

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DAVE TALMAGE

Banjo, mandolin

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JOE KESSLER

Fiddle

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MARK MORRISSEY

Drums, percussion

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IT SURE BEATS WORKIN'

TRACK LIST

Words and music by Howie Newman

(c) 2023 Howie Newman

Chin Music (BMI)

It Sure Beats Workin'

Hannah's Song


Cosmic Garbageman Rag

(new studio version)

 

The Class of 2020

The Other Tony C

A Little Sympathy

 

Way Past My Bedtime (live version)

Lies, Lies, Lies

What Did We Do?

You Can't Fool Me

Wait Until Next Year

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JANET FELD

Backup vocals

JIM GAMBINO

Piano

KEITH NEWMAN

Flute

JEN NEWMAN

Backup vocals

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