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Written and produced by Carl Jackson, the project was originally intended to be released last year, to commemorate '2010 -- The Year of Mark Twain,' but was delayed until this year to allow time for more artists to participate.
Jimmy Buffett, who is releasing the project on his label, Mailboat Records, provides the voice of Huck Finn on the recordings. Clint Eastwood fills the role of Mark Twain, while playwright Angela Lovell covers the role of his eldest daughter, Susy Clemens.
Narrated by Garrison Keillor, more than a dozen artists sang for the project, including Brad Paisley, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Rhonda Vincent, Ricky Skaggs and Joe Diffie.
The CD, which includes a 40-page booklet that details Mark Twain's life, can be purchased here.