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Performer: The Handsome Family
Genre: Rock / Country & World
Title: Milk And Scissors
Country: US
Released: 05 Oct 1996
Style: Alternative Rock, Country
Label: Carrot Top Records
Catalog Number: SAKI-011
MP3 version ZIP size: 1102 mb
FLAC version ZIP size: 1838 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 867


1Amelia Earhart Vs. The Dancing Bear
Keyboards – Dave Trumfio
2The King Who Wouldn't Smile
Guitar [Slide Guitar] – Darrell Sparks
3Lake Geneva
4Drunk By Noon
Organ – Michael Hagler
5The House Carpenter
Arranged By – The Handsome FamilyMusic By, Lyrics By – Traditional
6Winnebago Skeletons
7Emily Shore 1819-1839
83-Legged Dog
Guitar [Guitar Solo] – Dave TrumfioMusic By, Lyrics By, Vocals, Guitar – Darrell Sparks
9Tin Foil
10Puddin' Fingers
Bass – Dave TrumfioDrums – Rennie SparksGuitar – Brett Sparks, Mike WernerMusic By, Lyrics By – Mike WernerSaxophone – Mark Struzynski
11The Dutch Boy
Guitar [Guitar Solo] – Darrell SparksSteel Drums – Harry Trumfio
12#1 Country Song


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SR 1011The Handsome Family Milk And Scissors ‎(CD, Album)Scout ReleasesSR 1011Germany1996
VJLP254The Handsome Family Milk And Scissors ‎(LP, Album, RE)Loose MusicVJLP254Europe2020


  • Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Organ, Harmonica, Guitar [Dobro, Lap Steel]Brett Sparks
  • Bass, VocalsRennie Sparks
  • DesignMike Werner, Rennie Sparks, Sheila Sachs
  • Lyrics ByBrett Sparks (tracks: 9), Rennie Sparks (tracks: 1 to 3, 5 to 7, 10, 11)
  • Music ByBrett Sparks (tracks: 1 to 3, 5 to 7, 9 to 11)
  • PercussionMike Werner
  • Photography By [Band Photo]Diane Murphy
  • Photography By [Cover]Brat Miller
  • ProducerDave Trumfio, The Handsome Family
  • Recorded ByDave Trumfio, Michael Hagler


Recorded at Kingsize Sound Laboratories, Chicago, IL.

Also released in Germany on Scout Records.


  • Matrix / Runout: C-030896A FAILSAFE FAMED030896A/B S1
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Copyright (c) – Handsome Family Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Carrot Top Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Carrot Top Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Kingsize Soundlabs


Milk & Scissors - The Handsome Family. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Milk and Scissors is the second album released by alternative country band The Handsome Family. It was released 1996 by Carrot Top Records, and by Scout Releases in the same year. All music by Brett Sparks and all lyrics by Rennie Sparks, except as noted. Lake Geneva 3:11. Winnebago Skeletons 4:13. Drunk By Noon 2:51. The House Carpenter traditional, arranged by The Handsome Family, inspired by Clarence Ashley's 1930 recording 3:36. The Dutch Boy 3:51. On their second album, the Handsome Family began their retreat away from the scrappy, electric guitar-based sound of their debut, Odessa, and started to ease into the lovely but unnerving mix of Appalachian textures and 20th century despair that would become their calling card on Milk and Scissors. The Handsome Family OdessaMilk And Scissors UNCUT. Opening blasts from Americana heroes. Former and forever honorary Chicagoans The Handsome Family appeared on our first-ever release, 1994's 'For a Life of Sin: Insurgent Chicago Country. The duo now resides in the desert of New Mexico and thus put an appropriately Spaghetti-Western spin on Leonard Cohens ode to the craft, Tower of Song, for our 25th anniversary album 'Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots. Album 1996 12 Songs. More By The Handsome Family. Through the Trees. Songs in album The Handsome Family - Milk And Scissors 1996. The Handsome Family - Lake Geneva. The Handsome Family - Winnebago Skeletons. The Handsome Family - Drunk By Noon. The Handsome Family - The House Carpenter. The Handsome Family - The Dutch Boy. The Handsome Family - The King Who Wouldn't Smile. The Handsome Family - Emily Shore 1819-1839. The Handsome Family - 3-Legged Dog. The Handsome Family - 1 Country Song. Город: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Handsome Family performing live in 2008. Background information. They wrote their third full-length album, Through the Trees, in the aftermath of these events, and included a song inspired by Brett's experiences in the psychiatric unit. They recorded the album in 1998, using Jeff Tweedy's mobile studio, and brought the band to a wider audience. UNCUT named it the Best New Country Album of the Year. Milk and Scissors 1996 Carrot Top Records, Scout Releases. Invisible Hands 1997 Carrot Top Records, Scout Releases Vinyl only EP release. Through the Trees 1998 Carrot Top Records, Loose. On Milk & Scissors, The Handsome Family began their retreat away from the electric guitar based sound of their debut, Odessa, and started to ease into their unique mix of Appalachian textures and 20th century despair that would become their calling card. Go Unlimited. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist Sample. Off of their album Milk and Scissors. You should probably go buy yourself a copy if you haven't already. I own no rights to this music, although I did take