While the band has broken up and wont be touring anymore, Willy was able to get the guys into the studio one more time for this amazing instrumental soundtrack for his novel of the same title.

1. Horace Hopper
2. Victor Gets On The Bus
3. Dream Of The City And The City Itself
4. Living Where You're Not Wanted
5. Horace And The Trophy
6. Rescue And Defeat In Salt Lake CIty
7. Horace Decides To Go Pro
8. Mr. Reese's Place In La Jolla
9. Hector Hidalgo
10. Meeting Billy In El Paso
11. Night Out WIith Diego
12. Waking Up With Busted Ribs
13. The Fight With Raymundo Figueroa
14. Horses In Las Vegas
15. Finding Horace On The Street
16. We'll Be Cattllemen
17. Back Of The Pickup

February 16, 2018, 9:00:00 AM



1. Leaving Bev’s Miners Club 2, At Dawn 01:34
3. Wake Up Ray 03:38
4. I Got Off The Bus 03:47
5. Whitey And Me 05:23
6. Let’s Hit One More Place 02:55
7. I Can’t Black It Out If I Wake Up And Remember 05:12
8. Don’t Skip Out On Me 04:07
9. Two Friends Lost At Sea 04:34
10. Three Brothers Roll Into 11. Town 03:44
12. Tapped Out In Tulsa 03:01
13. The Blind Horse 02:13
14. A Night In The City 05:29
15. Easy Run 02:59

The Players
Dan Eccles: electric guitar, piano
Sean Oldham: percussion, vocals
Freddy Trujillo: bass, vocals
Willy Vlautin: vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
John Askew: baritone guitar, electric guitar
Paul Brainard: pedal steel, trumpet
Jenny Conlee-Drizos: keyboards
Dave Harding: acoustic guitar

March 15, 2016, 8:00:00 AM

Recorded and mixed by John Morgan Askew
Assistant engineer: Tim Shrout
Recorded at Flora Recording and Playback, and Scenic Burrows
Mixed at Scenic Burrows
Produced by John Morgan Askew



1. Inventory (A Confession at Arlene’s Paperback Exchange) 03:31
2. The Girl on the Logging Road 01:46
3. The Chainsaw Sea 04:23
4. Let Me Dream of the High Country 02:13
5. The Mechanic Falls in Love with the Girl 01:35
6. The Mechanic’s Life (It Ain’t Always Wrong to Give Up and Run) 03:16
7. Angus King Tries to Leave the House 03:16
8. The Meeting on the Logging Road 01:44
9. Claude Murray’s Breakdown 03:22
10. The Eagles Lodge 03:13
11. Driving Back to the Chainsaw Sea 01:22
12. Lost in the Trees (Featured on KSAW Logging Radio) 03:36
13. On a Spree 02:40
14. I Can See a Room 02:48
15. Deciding to Run 02:33
16. The Escape 03:30
17. Leaving 04:29

The Players
Dan Eccles: guitar
Dave Harding: bass, guitar, vocals
Sean Oldham: percussion, keyboards, guitar, vocals
Willy Vlautin: vocals, guitar
Deborah Kelly: vocals
Paul Brainard: pedal steel
Ralph Huntley: keyboards, accordion
Collin Oldham: cello, cellomobo
John Askew: keyboards, vocals, scenic sounds
Matt Moore: Claude Murray

September 5, 2011, 8:00:00 AM

Produced by John Askew / Recorded at Type Foundry and Scenic Burrows, Portland, Oregon / Mastered by Jeff Stuart Saltzman

All Songs Written by Richmond Fontaine All Songs BMI Winner’s Casino Music



We recorded our record release party for “Freeway” here at our local haunt Dante’s. We used Jackpot! Studio’s fancy mobile multi-track recording rig and mixed the best 70 minutes in the studio. As a result this is a great sounding live album.

1. White Line Fever
2. We Used to Think the Freeway Sounded Like a River
3. Maybe We Were Both Born Blue
4. 43
5. Two Alone
6. Lost in this World
7. El Tiradito
8. Ruby and Lou
9. The Gits
10. Lonnie
11. Watch Out
12. Contrails
14. Four Walls
15. Song for Dead Moon

The Players
Willy Vlautin: Vocals, Acoustic and Electric Guitars
Dan Eccles: Lead Guitar
Dave Harding: Bass, Vocals
Sean Oldham: Drums, Vocals
Ralph Huntley: Piano, Accordion

March 10, 2010, 9:00:00 AM

Recorded live by Jeremy Sherrer, Mixed by Kendra Lynn at Jackpot!, Mastered by Gus Elg

Design by Draplin Design Co.



1. We Used to Think the Freeway Sounded Like a River
2. Northwest
3. You Can Move Back Here
4. The Boyfriends
5. The Pull
6. Sitting Outside My Dad’s Old House
7. Maybe We Were Both Born Blue
8. Watch Out
9. 43
10. Lonnie
11. Ruby and Lou
12. Walking Back to Our Place at 3 a.m.
13. Two Alone
14. A Letter to the Patron Saint of Nurses

The Players
Willy Vlautin: Vocals, Acoustic and Electric Guitars
Dan Eccles: Lead Guitar
Dave Harding: Bass,Vocals
Sean Oldham: Drums, Vocals, Percussion, Keys, Radio Trowel
Ralph Huntley: Piano, Accordion
Paul Brainard: Pedal Steel, Trumpet
Collin Oldham: Cello, Cellomobo
Scott Hampton: Guitar
Kendra Lynn: Vocals
Micah Rabwin: Musical Saw
JD Foster: 12 String, Nashville guitar, Percussion

August 15, 2009, 8:00:00 AM

Produced by JD Foster, Engineered by Larry Crane at Jackpot! Studio, Mastered by JJ Golden.

Design by Draplin Design Co.



Willy Vlautin has produced his first spoken word CD. A Jockey’s Christmas is a dark comedy about JD, a misfit, overweight, alcoholic jockey whose career has dried up. The story chronicles his adventures on a journey home to Reno to spend the Christmas holiday with his family. A Jockey’s Christmas is told in Vlautin’s signature style—compassionate, spare, bleak, hilarious—and melds his two loves, music and letters.

Running 33 minutes, Vlautin’s narrative is accompanied by Paul Brainard’s (Richmond Fontaine) pedal steel and Vlautin’s acoustic guitar, as well as noted Portland musician Ralph Huntley on accordion. It plays like an old-time radio show, with music woven into the story. A Jockey’s Christmas is divided up into seven chapters and is followed by two race-themed bonus songs, each telling the story of the same race from two dramatically different perspectives.

July 7, 2008, 8:00:00 AM



1. $87 and a Guilty Conscience that gets Worse the Longer I Go
2. Song For James Welch
3. Kid from Belmont Street gets Left on Colfax St. Denver, CO
4. The Water Wars
5. Moving Back Home #1
6. The Gits
7. Wilson Dunlap
8. 43.50

The Players
Dave Harding: Bass
Sean Oldham: Drums and Percussion, Vocals
Dan Eccles: Guitar
Willy Vlautin: Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Vocals
Paul Brainard: Pedal Steel and Noise
Jacob Valenzuela: Trumpet
Howe Gelb: Piano

November 13, 2007, 9:00:00 AM

Cover artwork: Greg Allen

Design: Aaron James

All songs recorded at Wavelab Studios except Moving Back Home #1 recorded at Blue Room Studios, Portland, Oregon. Re-mixes done at Bungalow 9 by Mike Coykendall.

All songs by Richmond Fontaine Winner’s Casino Music BMI

1. El Tiradito
2. Becoming A Ghost I Became

Directed by Brad Beenders Produced by Mike McAfee

Brad Fels: Editor on Becoming A Ghost I Became Tim Gebauer: Post Audio Work on Becoming A Ghost I Became



1. Intro/ The Border
2. Moving Back Home #2
3. $87 and a Guilty Conscience that Gets Worse the Longer I Go
4. I Fell into Painting Houses in Phoenix, Arizona
5. El Tiradito
6. A Ghost I Became
7. Westward Ho
8. St. Ides, Parked Cars and Other People's Homes
9. The Kid from Belmont Street
10. Capsized
11. Ballad of Dan Fanta
12. The Disappearance of Ray Norton
13. Four Walls
14. Lost in this World

The Players
Dan Eccles: Guitars
Sean Oldham: Drums
Dave Harding: Bass
Willy Vlautin: Guitar, Vocals
Paul Brainard: Steel, Trumpet
Joey Burns: Bass, Moog, Piano, Accordion
Jacob Valenzuela: Trumpet
Nick Luca: Guitar, Accordion, Organ, Piano
Craig Schumacher: Harmonica
Ralph Huntley: Piano, Accordion
Jill Coykendall: Clarinet
Mike Coykendall: Piano
Howe Gelb: Piano

July 7, 2007, 8:00:00 AM

Produced by J.D. Foster

All songs by Richmond Fontaine Winner’s Casino Music BMI



1. Welhorn Yards
2. Exit 194B
3. Laramie, Wyoming
4. Don’t Look and it Won’t Hurt
5. Disappeared
6. The Warehouse Life
7. Black Road
8. Barely Losing
9. Through
10. Hallway
11. Montgomery Park
12. Post to Wire
13. Haven’t Got Forever
14. Making it Back
15. Always on the Ride
16. The Janitor
17. Casino Lights

The Players
Dan Eccles: Electric Guitar, Electric Bass
Dave Harding: Electric Bass, Electic Guitar, Vocals
Sean Oldham: Drums, Vocals
Willy Vlautin: Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Vocals
Mike Coykendall: Keyboards, Tambourine, Vocals
Collin Oldham: Cello

January 1, 2006, 9:00:00 AM

Recorded by: Larry Crane and Kendra Wright with assistance from Rob Jones Mixed by: Larry Crane and RF at Jackpot! Recording Studio Portland OR



1. The Warehouse Life
2. Welhorn Yards
3. Black Road
4. Incident at Conklin Creek
5. Disappeared
6. Casino Lights
7. Exit 194B
8. Laramie, Wyoming
9. The Janitor
10. Don’t Look and it Won’t Hurt
11. Making it Back

The Players
Dave Harding: Electric and upright bass
Sean Oldham: Drums, percussion, backing vocals
Willy Vlautin: Guitars, vocals
Paul Brainard: Guitar, piano on ‘Disappeared’
Mike Coykendall: Backing vocals, baritone guitar, harmonica
Liza Reitz: Violin, accordion
JD Foster: Keyboards

August 1, 2005, 8:00:00 AM

Recorded at: Jackpot Studios, Portland, OR

Produced by: JD Foster Engineered by: Mike Coykendall Mastered by: Jeff Stuart Saltzman



1. Dayton, Ohio
2. Harold’s Club
3. Settle
4. Give Me Time
5. Collapse
6. Song for Dead Moon
7. Blinding Sight
8. Kid Steps Out into the Road
9. Trembling Leaves
10. 1968
11. Miles From
12. Novocaine
13. Evergreen
14. Concussion
15. Pink Turns to Blue
16. Chinatown
17. White Line Fever

The Players
Dave Harding: Bass, Vocals
Sean Oldham: Drum, Vocals
Dan Eccles: Guitars
Willy Vlautin: Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Vocals
Paul Brainard: Pedal Steel, Dobro
Rich Landar: Keyboards
Mike Coykendall: Piano, Guitar

July 7, 2005, 8:00:00 AM

Recorded at: Blue Room Studios Engineered by: Mike Coykendall Mastered at: Freq Mastered by: Ryan Foster



1. The Longer you Wait
2. Barely Losing
3. Montgomery Park
4. ( Walter’s on the Lam)
5. Through
6. ( Postcard from California)
7. Two Broken Hearts
8. Hallway
9. ( Postcard Written with a Broken Hand )
10. Post to Wire
11. Polaroid
12. Always on the Ride
13. ( Postcard Postmarked Phoenix, AZ)
14. Allison Johnson
15. Willamette
16. Valediction

The Players
Dave Harding: Bass, Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Vocals
Sean Oldham: Drums, Percussion, Vibes, Vocals
Paul Brainard: Pedal Steel, Piano, Vibes, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Willy Vlautin: Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars

July 7, 2003, 8:00:00 AM

2003 Winners Casino Music, BMI

Recorded At: Jackpot Studios, Portland, OR Engineered By: Larry Crane Produced By: JD Foster Mastered By: Jeff Saltzman



1. Winner’s Casino
2. Out of State
3. Northline
4. Santiam
5. Twyla
6. Patty’s Retreat
7. Glisan Street
8. Somewhere Near
9. Five Degrees Below Zero
10. Western Skyline

The Players
Paul Brainard: Pedal Steel, Electric Guitar, Dobro, Mandolin
Dave Harding: Electric and Upright Bass
Sean Oldham: Drums
Willy Vlautin: Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Vocals

July 7, 2002, 8:00:00 AM

2002 Winners Casino Music

Recorded By: Joanna Bolme, John Askew, Luther Russell and Larry Crane at Type Foundry Studios and Jackpot! Studios



Collection of whiskey soaked warts and all live recordings from turn of the millennium Fontaine. Compiled by Uncle Jeff Holland

Album download also includes live versions of: 1968, El Cortez, Lost Son, Pinkerton, Concussion, Trembling Leaves, Contrails, Harold’s Club and a few secret covers???

The Players
Willy Vlautin- Guitar, Vocals
Dave Harding- Bass, Vocals
Paul Brainard- Pedal Steel, Guitar, Vocals
Sean Oldham- Drums

July 7, 2001, 8:00:00 AM

Produced by Jeff Holland



1. Savior of Time
2. Ft. Lewis
3. Cascade
4. Mule
5. Contrails
6. Fifteen Year Old Kid in Nogales, Mexico
7. Pinkerton
8. A Girl in a House in Felony Flats
9. Muddy Conscience
10. Four Hours Out
11. Hope and Repair
12. Lost Son*
13. Hardly Seen*
14. El Cortez*

* Only on 2004 UK Re-master

The Players
Paul Brainard: Pedal Steel, Mandolin, Backing Vocals
Dave Harding: Bass
Joe Davis: Drums
Willy Vlautin: Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Vocals
Mike Walker: Piano/B3 on Contrails
Jimi Bott: Drums on Felony Flats
Luther Russell: Feedback, Piano, Backing Vocals, Percussion & Counseling

July 7, 1999, 8:00:00 AM

Re-released in 2004

Engineered and Recorded By: Larry Crane and Joanna Bolme at Jackpot! Studios, Portland, Oregon Produced by Luther Russell



1. Trembling Leaves
2. Give Me Time
3. Miles From
4. Evergreen Power Lines
5. McDermitt
6. Grandview
7. Collapse
8. Calm
9. Blinding Sight
10. White Out
11. Under Florescent Lights
12. Concussion

The Players
Dave Harding: Bass
Stuart Gaston: Drums
Willy Vlautin: Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Vocals
Paul Brainard: Pedal Steel
Mike Spritzer: Piano
Marilee Hord: Fiddle

October 1, 1997, 8:00:00 AM

Produced By: Larry Crane and Richmond Fontaine



A 7″ vinyl single. These are from a run of 1000 made in 1997. Out of Print. Sold Out.

July 7, 1997, 8:00:00 AM



1. Dayton, Oh
2. Harold’s Club
3. Settle
4. Safety
5. Riverhouse
6. White Line Fever
7. Novocaine
8. Whirlpool
9. 1968
10. Kid Steps Out Into the Road
11. Wagonwheel Motel
12. Watsonville Waltz

The Players
Dave Harding: Bass
Stuart Gaston: Drums
Willy Vlautin: Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Vocals

Guest Musicians
Kevin Richey: Banjo
Mike Danner: Piano
Neil Gilpin: Pedal Steel

September 1, 1996, 8:00:00 AM

Engineered and Recorded By:
Karl Brummers at Anonymous Noise, Portland, Oregon