Worth the Wait

Our first album, “Worth the Wait” is now available online or on CD.

Download the album!

  1. iTunes
  2. Spotify
  3. Apple Music
  4. Google Play
  5. Deezer

Reviews of “Worth the Wait”

“The aptly titled Worth the Wait is a well-rounded album of beautifully sung, cleverly written tracks…The harmonies are delightful, the musicianship first-rate, and the tunes liable to get stuck in your head.” – Jack Barlow, Sunday Star Times.

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Order the CD! CDs are $20NZ each + $4 shipping within New Zealand.
Please send your mailing address to hotdiggitynz@gmail.com to order or request shipping info outside New Zealand.

Pay by direct deposit:
Account name: Hot Diggity Bluegrass
Bank: ASB
Account: 12 3098 0013320 00

Liner notes:

Track listing in order:

1 Ghost Railway (D. Mackenzie)
2 Down the Road (H. Carrigan)
3 Going Nowhere (D. Mackenzie)
4 A Flower In Her Hair (H. Carrigan)
5 Latest Lady Friend (H. Carrigan)
6 Stop (D. Mackenzie)
7 Shut the Bloody Gate (H. Carrigan)
8 Right Side of Blue (H. Carrigan)
9 Low Lonesome Wind (H. Carrigan)
10 Jordan’s Shore (H. Carrigan, P. Parkinson)
11 Worth the Wait (H. Carrigan)
12 Rocky Road Blues (B. Monroe)

Deborah MacKenzie: Guitar, Vocals
      (lead vocal on tracks: 3, 6, 9)
Heather Carrigan: Mandolin, Vocals 
      (lead vocals on tracks 2, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)
Jenine Abarbanel: Double Bass, Vocals 
      (lead vocals on tracks: 1, 4, 5) 
Krissy Jackson: Fiddle, Backing vocals
Sue Drake: Banjo, Backing Vocals 

All tracks arranged and produced by Hot Diggity.

Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 recorded at Depot Sound by Dave Rhodes

Tracks 1, 6, 11 recorded at Bagnill Hill by Bevan Galbraith 

All tracks mixed by Dave Rhodes of Depot Sound and mastered by Steve McGeough at Stebbing Recording Centre.

Logo design and cover layout by Slavka Franclikova.

Band photo by Gerard Hudson

Many thanks to the “Mr. Diggities:” Shawn Carrigan, Dave Blackman, Peter Jackson, Nat Torkington, and Warwick Drake for their enthusiastic support, and to all the “Mini-Diggities” for their patience.

Special thanks to all the kind people who supported our PledgeMe campaign to get this album completed!

Unauthorised copying, hiring, lending, public performance or communication to the public prohibited.

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