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Publication Noted (February 2010)


130 Cremona Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93116

DISCOVERING FOLK MUSIC by Stephanie P. Ledgin. 2010, ISBN: 978-0-275-99387-0, cloth $34.95, 181pp., 6 x 9, Acknowledgments, index. Book showing the evolution of folk music alongside that of the landscape of America; explores the diversity of the folk genre.

Hal Leonard
1210 Innovation Dr., Winona, MN 55987

MUSIC 3.0: A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR MAKING MUSIC IN THE INTERNET AGE by Bobby Owsinski. 2009, ISBN: 978-1-4234-7401-2, pbk, 218pp., 8.5 x 11, Glossary, index. A guidebook documenting the changes in the music industry and how new artists can adapt to those changes.

Scarecrow Press
4501 Forbes Blvd., Ste. 200, Lanham, MD 20706

RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOTT: THE NEVER-ENDING HIGHWAY by Hank Reineke. 2010, ISBN: 978-0-8108-7256-1, pbk $55, 397pp., 6 x 9, Acknowledgments, bibliography, index. Comprehensive biography about seminal folk singer and guitarist documenting his impact in the United States and Great Britain.

University of Massachusetts Press
P.O. Box 429, Amherst, MA 01004

AT THE ALTAR OF THE BOTTOM LINE: THE DEGRADATION OF WORK IN THE 21ST CENTURY by Tom Juravich. 2009, ISBN: 978-1-55849-725-2, pbk $26.95, 229pp., 6 x 9, Notes, References, Acknowledgments, Index. Documents the economic collapse in the United States with extensive interviews from workers in four different industries; includes CD with interview excerpts and four original songs.

University Press of Mississippi
3825 Ridgewood Rd., Jackson, MS 39211-6492

THAT'S GOT 'EM! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF WILBUR C. SWEATMAN by Mark Berresford. 2010, ISBN: 978-1-60473-099-9, cloth $50, 230pp., 6 x 9, Appendices, discography, notes, bibliography, index. Biography of African American musician who helped transform ragtime into jazz in the early 20th Century.


c/o Savoy Label Group, 1316 3rd Street Promenade Ste 111, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1324

17760 This Charmed Life: JOAN ARMATRADING. Veteran singer-songwriter releases 11 original tracks blending rock, pop, r&b, blues and jazz styles.

17788 Convict of Conviction: SONYA KITCHELL. Six-track EP from young singer-songwriter features all originals.

5-String Productions
334 W. Union St., West Chester, PA 19382-3329
09001 Barrier Falls: ANNALIVIA. Label debut from 5-piece traditional acoustic band from Boston features music from the UK, Ireland and North America, as well as original material.

09002 My Native Home: MATT BROWN. Pa.-based roots musician and multi-instrumentalist releases mostly traditional material from his home state; guests include Tim O'Brien, Mark Schatz and others.

Rajamäentie 167, Kantele 07565, Finland

14 Ruuti: RUUTI. 13 tracks of mostly originals from Finnish power-folk trio.

15 Forward: VILMA TIMONEN QUARTET. Jazz/folk/kantele fusion band blends styles together on nine tracks.

Acoustic Music
Postfach 1945, Osnabrück D-49009, Germany

1429 While My Guitar Gently Weeps: VARIOUS. Collaboration by various guitarists contains 16 acoustic instrumentals of classic Beatles songs.

1430 Speechless: RYAN LeBLANC. Multi-instrumentalist releases album with 12 original tracks, taking elements from folk, blues, world music and jazz.

1432 Acoustic Rock Guitar: PETER FINGER. Acoustic guitar veteran re-releases 10-track album, originally recorded in 1977.

1437 Django Nuevo: JOSCHO STEPHAN. Gypsy swing artist releases album in honor of Django Reinhart's 100th birthday, with five originals and nine covers.

60 East 56th St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022

1056 Prelude: ALEX HARGREAVES. Debut release from young fiddler contains mostly originals and includes many varieties of string music; special guests include Béla Fleck, Mike Marshall and more.

P.O. Box 60234, Chicago, IL 60660

4934 Bare Knuckle: GUITAR SHORTY. Contemporary electric blues from veteran guitarist and singer, with backing from band on guitars, bass, drums, keyboards and more.

Andrew Anderson
4825 Davis Lane #1516, Austin, TX 78749

As Long as this Thing's Flyin': ANDREW ANDERSON. Self-released album from Americana singer-songwriter with songs ranging from full-band rock to solo country styles.

c/o Epitaph, 2798 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026

87053 Glitter and Doom: Live: TOM WAITS. 2-disc live set from renowned songwriter and multi-instrumentalist's 2008 tour; includes 17 eclectic, roots-based tracks and a disc of stories and musings.

Ape House
Hormare Cottage Pulborough Road, Storrington, West Sussex RH20 4HJ, U.K.

028P Warm Robot: JEN OLIVE. Debut release from acoustic-based singer-songwriter features 12 original tracks.

Apple Farm
P.O. Box 687, North Hollywood, CA 91603

09-101 The Road So Far: ALLAN FRANK. 13 originals and one cover from Americana songwriter with folk, Gospel and country influences.

ARC Music
P.O. Box 111, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4FZ, U.K.

2270 The Stomp: Scottish Pipes and Drums Untamed: SAOR PATROL. 13 tracks of traditional Scottish bagpipe and drum music.

2271 African Homeland: Voices and Rhythms from Zimbabwe and Southern Africa: IYASA. African traditionals with some originals; performed in the African languages of Ndebele, Kalanga and Shona.

2274 Tango Argentino: ASTOR PIAZZOLLA. 13 tracks of mostly original, contemporary tango with instrumental harmonies.

Cort Armstrong
4661 Sequim Dungeness Way, Sequim, WA 98382

Chicken Pickin': CORT ARMSTRONG. A dozen original songs with elements from country blues, bluegrass, old-time country, ragtime, honky tonk and folk styles.

44 Wall St., 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10005

Pizza Box: DANNY BARNES. Banjo player delivers 11 original tracks with guests, including three tracks with backing vocals from Dave Matthews.

Azalea City
P.O. Box 5441, Takoma Park, MD 20913-5441

0906 Bonfires: ZOE MULFORD. Rootsy American singer-songwriter's third album features seven originals, three trads and a cover.

Bear Family
Grenzweg 1, Holste-Oldendorf 27729, Germany

16534 The Shape You Left Me In: JIMMY DONLEY. 25 tracks from rockabilly guitarist released on CD for the first time.

16630 At Lansdowne Studios, London: RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOTT. 33 tracks from legendary folk guitarist's 1950s recording sessions in England, including eight previously unissued recordings.

16941 Tennessee Home Brew: BIG JEFF BESS. 32 fully restored tracks from legendary country guitarist, includes remasters from 1947-1952, live radio broadcasts and unissued demos.

Black Hen
Box 95105, Kingsgate RPO, Vancouver, BC V5T 4T8, Canada

0060 Don't Hurry for Heaven!: DEVON SPROULE. 10 tracks from Canadian-born singer-songwriter inspired by homesickness and her time in the United Kingdom.

0061 Forgive or Forget: JENNY WHITELEY. Nine originals and one cover on third album from Canadian folk and roots singer-songwriter.

0062 My Hands Are on Fire and Other Love Songs: OLD MAN LUEDECKE. Roots album with 10 originals and one cover from guitar/banjo player with band; backing from Tim O'Brien, Steve Dawson and more.

Black Wolf
P.O. Box 381982, Cambridge, MA 02238

0010 The Day After Everything Changed: ELLIS PAUL. 15-track release from veteran Boston singer-songwriter focuses on current life and events in America.

156 Fitch St. Suite 203, Welland, Ontario L3C 5R7, Canada

016 Jonah Matranga and Kevin Seconds: JONAH MATRANGA and KEVIN SECONDS. Split 7-inch vinyl contains four previously unreleased songs - two songs each by two frontmen of Canadian bands.

Blind Pig
P.O. Box 2344, San Francisco, CA 94126

5132 He Said, She Said: PETER KARP and SUE FOLEY. 14 originals from singer-songwriter and Canadian blues/roots musician.

Blue Bella
P.O. Box 6019, Elgin, IL 60121

1013 Medford and Main: MATTHEW STUBBS. 11 originals from blues guitarist and songwriter.

1014 Privileged: NICK MOSS. Eighth studio album from veteran Chicago-style blues musician, includes originals and four covers.

1015 Better Off Now: THE KILBORN ALLEY BLUES BAND. 11 tracks combining blues, soul and r&b influences from ensemble blues band.

1016 I-94 Blues: CASH BOX KINGS. 15 tracks from Chicago-style blues quartet.

Blue Jude
P.O. Box 252677, West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Chasin' the Sun: SUSAN CALLOWAY. Six-track EP from Detroit-based pop-rock singer-songwriter.

Blue Skunk
12400 Russet Lane, Huntley, IL 60142

Low Down Where the Snakes Crawl: CEE CEE JAMES. 11 original tracks from female blues/roots-rock singer-songwriter.

Take It Off and Get Loose With It: KEITH LITTLE. Cincinnati blues singer explores blues, soul, r&b and funk styles with 13 original tracks.

Under the Sun: SOLOMON KING. Los Angeles singer/guitarist explores blues, soul, r&b, funk and roots rock with mix of originals and covers; contains 10 tracks.

Joel H. Blumert
P.O. Box 445, Salisbury, CT 06068

Iron Hills Songster: JOEL H. BLUMERT. Sophomore release from country blues/folk artist contains mainly originals.

290 Shuter Street, Toronto, ON M5A 1W7, Canada

200 My Stars Your Eyes: JAMES GORDON. Canadian folk-rock singer-songwriter introduces 12 original tracks with guests.

The Bramble Jam
P.O. Box 196, 461 Main Street, Franconia, NH 03580

10258 Move Your Boots: THE BRAMBLE JAM. New Hampshire-based band releases children's album that explores a multitude of styles.

The Brothers Comatose
336 1/2 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Songs from the Stoop: THE BROTHERS COMATOSE. Debut album from San Francisco-based Americana quintet.

85444 Teague Loop, Eugene, OR 97405

442 Guitarred and Feathered: BRIAN CUTEAN. 10 songs of wordless acoustic guitar music from songwriting veteran.

John Byrne
1340 E. Columbia Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

112009 After the Wake: The JOHN BYRNE BAND. 10 tracks of all-new contemporary Celtic folk material from Dublin native.

Conchita Campos
321 E 69th St., Apt. 2B, New York, NY 10021

No One Really Knows: CONCHITA CAMPOS. Singer-songwriter experiments with elements of jazz, soul and hip-hop.

Debbie Cavalier
58 Robbins Road, Watertown, MA 02472

More Story Songs and Sing Alongs: DEBBIE and FRIENDS. Follow-up CD with 10 tracks from children's artist.

Box 808, Santa Paula, CA 93061

0011 Ezekiah Stone: EZEKIAH STONE. Original, mostly acoustic songs in a variety of Americana styles.

Clegg Yolk
930 San Andres St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

0701 Tales of Content: DOUGLAS CLEGG. 12 tracks of mostly originals from multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter.

dist. Sony, 550 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022

62841 Hot August Night / NYC: Live from Madison Square Garden: NEIL DIAMOND. Two-disc set of live recordings of award-winning singer-songwriter at New York's Madison Square Garden.

64056 Valleys of Neptune: JIMI HENDRIX. Compilation of the previously unreleased final studio recordings, recorded before the music legend's death in 1970.

916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212

4531 Chasing Sparks: JEREMY KITTEL. Award-winning fiddler with full band releases album of originals, covers and trads influenced by Celtic music, jazz, bluegrass, chamber music and more.

4532 Grown Up: A Revisionist History: THE CHAPMANS. 13 bluegrass tracks from family quintet.

4535 25th Anniversary Celebration: ALTAN. 15 tracks celebrating 25 years of Celtic tunes from veteran trad Irish band.

7 4534 2 Tune In: NUALA KENNEDY. Traditional Irish and Scottish music from singer/flautist with full band.

Cowboy Angel
390 Southview Dr., Athens, GA 30605

005 The Owls and the Hounds: JUSTIN EVANS. Country singer's first full-length release features 13 original tracks.

009 Fists of Foam and Fury: LITTLE COUNTRY GIANTS. Georgia-based acoustic roots duo's third album touches on country, bluegrass and rural blues styles.

Desert Night
P.O. Box 7892, Las Cruces, NM 88006

Signs Along the Road: STEVE SMITH, CHRIS SANDERS and HARD ROAD. 11 original songs influenced by traditional folk music.

Direct Music Distribution
P.O. Box 1115, Broomfield, CO 80038

The Bluesmasters feat. Mickey Thomas: THE BLUESMASTERS feat. MICKEY THOMAS. 11 tracks of mostly covers spanning multiple moods, eras and genres with a blues undertone.

Dolce Diva
1120 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10036

001 Keep on Going: JOANNA MOSCA. Full-length debut from singer-songwriter includes pop, rock and country influences.

Dream Horse
P.O. Box 6824, Minneapolis, MN 55406

0019 Live Humdinger: THE BRASS KINGS. 14 live tracks recorded at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minnesota.

Eleven Mile
P.O. Box 38581, Colorado Springs, CO 80937

006 17 Souvenirs: JASON BENNETT. Colorado-based folk singer-songwriter includes 17 original tracks on sixth album.

Elizabeth Records
P.O. Box 404, Van Brunt Station, Brooklyn, NY 11215

010 Glass of Desire: CAROLANN SOLEBELLO. Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter releases second solo album.

The Evangenitals
9112 E. Fairview Ave, San Gabriel, CA 91775

Evangenitals: THE EVANGENITALS. Alt.-country band releases seven original tracks.

Evil Diane Music
PO Box 3408, Oakland, CA 94609

Float Downstream: EVIE LADIN. Old-time banjo player explores elements of many different styles, from folk to African roots.

96 Sterling Place #5B, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Small Songs About Us: FELDIKEN. 10 original songs on debut album from Brooklyn singer-songwriter exploring alt.-rock, pop, roots-rock and zydeco styles.

4 The Beeches, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9PG, U.K.

3082 Panic Grass and Fever Few: IAN KING. Debut release features mostly traditional English folk songs in a contemporary style.

Free Dirt
John Smith, P.O. Box 11451, Takoma Park, MD 20913

0060 Riverboat Soul: POKEY LaFARGE and THE SOUTH CITY THREE. Early American roots-inspired album features mostly originals with some trads.

20 Hartburn Place, Fenham, Newcastle NE4 9DL, United Kingdom

002 The Glamoury: EMILY PORTMAN. Debut album from folk singer-songwriter features 12 original tracks.

Norde Fasanvej 184, 1 tv., Frederiksberg DK2000, Denmark

02 Dear Irish Boy: MARIANNE GREEN with ANDY IRVINE. Debut album from traditional Irish singer and Irish musician features a dozen tracks, including three originals and two in Gaelic.

Jen Gloeckner
441 West 16th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001

Mouth of Mars: JEN GLOECKNER. Sophomore release from Iowa songwriter contains 15 original tracks.

Grass Magoops
P.O. Box 19008, Indianapolis, IN 46219

05.01/11.09 With the Eye of a Skeptic: BILL PRICE. Third CD release from Indianapolis-based Americana artist features 13 original tracks.

89-05 138th St, Jamaica, NY 11435

2065 Escape from Babylon to the Mountain of Zion: ALBOROSIE. Third album from reggae musician combines old songs with newly recorded tracks.

Gregory Harper Music
135 Garfield Place no. 435, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Ancient Road: HARPER. Folk singer-songwriter releases 5-track EP of originals and traditional folk and Celtic songs.

Dragonfly: HARPER. Folk singer-songwriter releases a full-length album that explores folk, blues, r&b and jazz styles.

Moss Henry
1864 Dorado Ct., Santa Rosa, CA 95403

8016 One Wing Left: MOSS HENRY. Singer-songwriter from northern California releases 13-track folk/acoustic CD.

Heroic Endeavours
8 Buddington Park, Shelton, CT 06484

This Frontier Needs Heroes: THIS FRONTIER NEEDS HEROES. American brother-sister folk duo mixes vocal harmonies with alternative and folk-rock styles.

Highway 26
36 college Ave. #23, Somerville, MA 02144

Little Red: CHRIS O'BRIEN. Boston singer-songwriter's second album features 10 original songs.

Home Records
8 Rue Patenier, Ličge B-4000, Belgium

4446062 Eisherz: DEUX ACCORDS DIRONT. 12-track release features arrhythmic beats and storytelling.

Honest Ninja
2401 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Missile Bell: Part 2 (The Studio CD): TRACE BUNDY. Songwriter/guitarist releases full-length CD with a mix of originals and covers.

Inti Production Recordings
6370 Deep Dell Place, Los Angeles, CA 90068

28060 Guitarista: CIRO HURTADO. Peruvian-born guitarist's fifth solo effort explores traditional Latin American genres and Latin-Jazz Fusion.

Jaffa Road
30 Wertheim Ct, #25, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 1B9, Canada

0001 Under the Canopy: THE HUPPAH PROJECT. Music of the Jewish wedding ceremony from band of Canadian world musicians.

Jericho Beach
P.O. Box 53503, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4M6, Canada

1001 Imme: ALPHA YAYA DIALLO. Multi-lingual singer-songwriter/guitarist from West Africa releases sixth album.

Juice Box Heroes
P.O. Box 6613, Moraga, CA 94570-6613

No Sugar Added: JUICE BOX HEROES. Debut CD from San Francisco-area brothers parodies songs from the past with new children's lyrics.

James Keyes
34 Airlie St., Worcester, MA 01606

Ruminations: JAMES KEYES. Debut solo album from New England singer-songwriter features 15 tracks, mainly originals.

Bonnie Koloc
10 Columbine Ln., Riverwoods, IL 60015

Beginnings: BONNIE KOLOC. Veteran Chicago folk singer-songwriter presents 17 live tracks recorded in 1969, with many from concert at the Earl of Old Town; includes covers of Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Billie Holliday and more.

Strydir Lee
13499 Roachton Rd. Apt. 5, Perrysburg, OH 43551

Phony Cosmic Clues: STRYDIR LEE. Indie rock band's fifth release includes elements of rock, funk, blues, folk and jazz.

P.O. Box 48081, Los Angeles, CA 90048

251 In My Room: VARIOUS. Covers of eclectic array of renowned songwriters from folk/acoustic/Americana artists for Multiple Sclerosis benefit CD.

Jennifer Markey
1526 5th Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

We're All Going to Hell!: JENNIFER MARKEY. 12-track debut from Minneapolis singer-songwriter.

2020 N. Douglas Ave., Springfield, MO 65803

0105 Roots, Shoots, and Wings: BIG SMITH. Six-piece Ozarks-based acoustic band releases 16-track album of originals and trads.

El McMeen
34 Angelo Drive, Sparta, NJ 07871

At Home Picking ... and Talking: EL McMEEN. Veteran acoustic guitarist presents 11 songs, mostly covers and trads, with artist commentary.

P.O. Box 1955, New York, NY 10113

Truth and Salvage Co.: TRUTH and SALVAGE CO.. 12 original tracks of American rock 'n' roll from full band of singer-songwriters.

44 Carol Dr., Succasunna, NJ 07876-1939

001 Carvings: RICH LaPIERRE. New Jersey folk singer-songwriter independently releases 10 originals and one Paul Simon cover.

109 Crawford Rose Dr., Aurora, ON L4G 4S1, Canada

05 Gentleman from Virginia: ALBEMARLE RAMBLERS. Old-time southern string band from Virginia releases 14-track CD of mainly covers and trads.

Keith Monacchio
55 Sharon Rd., Apt. D-6, Robbinsville, NJ 08691

The Long Evening: KEITH MONACCHIO. Folk singer-songwriter's solo debut with nine original tracks.

P.O. Box 5073, Norwell, MA 02061

10 Lonesomeville: LES SAMPOU. Nine original Americana songs from Boston-based singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Music Maker
P.O. Box 1358, Hillsborough, NC 27278

110 Freedom Creek: MUDCAT. 11-track mix of classic covers, originals and trads from old-style blues artist from Georgia, with backing on drums, bass and trombone.

111 270 Haystack Road: BENTON FLIPPEN and THE SMOKEY VALLEY BOYS. 20 songs from old-time fiddle veteran, plus full band.

2647 N. Fairfield#3, Chicago, IL 60647

Ghost Pain: MUSIKANTO. Chicago-based singer-songwriter releases 10 original folk-rock songs with elements of orchestral music, country and jazz.

Zoe Muth
5509 34th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Zoe Muth and The Lost High Rollers: ZOE MUTH and THE LOST HIGH ROLLERS. Debut CD from alt.-country singer features 12 original tracks.

Tim Myers
P.O. Box 172, El Segundo, CA 90245

Outta Nowhere: TIM MYERS. Five-track EP from singer-songwriter based mainly on true experiences growing up in Sellersville, Pa.

New Pair O'Dimes
930 San Andres St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Ruby Slippers: KATE WALLACE. Calif.-based singer-songwriter delivers 12 original tracks in country, Celtic, blues and folk styles.

P.O. Box 1739, Kharkiv 61204, Ukraine

05 A Tangle of Mokosha: OJRA and ANDREY KIRITCHENKO. Experimental collaboration between 4-piece folk music band and electronic musician features 10 folks songs from eastern Ukraine.

No Masters
P.O. Box 209, Leeds LS12 9BJ, U.K.

33 ABCDEFG: CHUMBAWAMBA. 17 tracks of wide-ranging music from well-known British band, including elements of pop, folk and jazz, along with a cappella singing.

1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

516995 Genuine Negro Jig: CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS. Banjo-driven African American string band music from North Carolina multi-instrumentalist trio.

October Rose
2224 Utter St., Bellingham, WA 98225

1017 Here's to the Women!: LINDA ALLEN. 20 songs celebrating the journey for women's rights from Washington singer-songwriter.

315 W 57th St Apt 14H, New York, NY 10019-3137

Jam Session: MARK O'CONNOR, CHRIS THILE, FRANK VIGNOLA, BRYAN SUTTON, JOHN BURR and BYRON HOUSE. Acoustic improvisations combining bluegrass and gypsy jazz styles.

P.O. Box 52112, Durham, NC 27717

81593 Conviction: KATE CAMERON. Debut album from Massachusetts-based 16-year-old singer-songwriter features seven original songs.

41 Union Square West, Suite 1004, New York, NY 10003

Levantine Indulgence: GAIDA. Syrian singer mixes originals and covers spanning bossa nova, belly dance and jazz styles.

40A Arkwright Rd., London NW3 6BH, U.K.

023 Durango: THE COAL PORTERS. Fourth album includes originals, trads and covers from 5-piece London-based alt.-bluegrass band.

RCA / Legacy
550 Madison Ave., 17th Fl., New York, NY 10022-3211

63213 On Stage: ELVIS PRESLEY. Two-disc live set of the King features recordings from performances in 1969 and 1970.

Red Beet
P.O. Box 68417, Nashville, TN 37206

010 East Nashville Vol. 3: More Music from the Other Side: VARIOUS. 19-track collection of country influenced rock 'n' roll from multiple East Nashville artists.

011 Six Songs: ERIC BRACE and LAST TRAIN HOME. Mix of standards and originals from collaborating artists.

Rice 'n' Gravy
2412 Brant St., Cameron, LA 70631

517 Timeless: BOBBY CHARLES. Roots/country-rock artist's last album influenced by and in tribute to the city of New Orleans.

Rock & Sock
30172 Pharr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Ghosts: TOKYO ROSENTHAL. Singer-songwriter delivers 10 original Americana songs with elements of jazz and country, includes backing.

Rough Trade
304 Hudson St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10013

548 Here's the Tender Coming: THE UNTHANKS. U.K. folk/roots quintet fronted by sister lead vocalists releases 12-track album of trads, originals and borrowed songs following line-up change.

One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803

Rounder Records 40th Anniversary Concert: VARIOUS. 18 tracks from leading indie music label's October 2009 40th Anniversary concert at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, with performances by Alison Krauss, Irma Thomas, Béla Fleck, Abigail Washburn and more.

2 Greenwich Quay, Clarence Road, London SE8 3EY, UK

038 Uam (From Me): JULIE FOWLIS. Roots music from traditional Gaelic singer on her third studio album.

Sing SOS
76 Chestnut Street, Millburn, NJ 07041

001 Songs of the Spectrum: VARIOUS. A collaborative effort featuring 14 original songs to raise autism awareness; artists include Ollabelle, Dar Williams, Jackson Browne and more.

600 Maryland Ave. SW, Ste. 2001, Washington, DC 20024

40198 Classic Appalachian Blues: VARIOUS. 21-track compilation of Appalachian blues, features Doc Watson, Rev. Gary Davis, Etta Baker and more.

Sones de México
P.O. Box 13261, Chicago, IL 60613

0410 Fiesta Mexicana: SONES DE MÉXICO ENSEMBLE. Two discs and over two hours of bilingual Mexican traditionals and folklore from Chicago-based ensemble.

Sugar Hill
120 31st Ave North, Nashville, TN 37203

4061 Feast of the Hunters' Moon: BLACK PRAIRIE. Debut CD from acoustic Portland-Ore.based folk band, featuring three members of The Decemberists; contains 14 tracks of mostly originals.

P.O. Box 9102, Waltham, MA 02254-9102

5074 Susan Pillsbury: SUSAN PILLSBURY. Re-release of November 1973 folk album includes five previously unreleased bonus tracks.

5075 Shifting Sands: VARIOUS. 20 tracks from the international underground folk revolution of the 1960s.

Kathryn Tapper
52259 Sheridan Drive, Paw Paw, MI 49079

To Denver or Bust: KATHRYN TAPPER. Debut five-track EP of originals from Kalamazoo singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist.

Ten Ton Feather
Box 11309, Oakland, CA 94611

The Ten Ton Feather: RICK DiDIA and AIREENE ESPIRITU. 14 tracks from guitar-and-ukelele duo exploring styles of folk, blues, country, Gospel and more.

101 S. Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048

When Everything Breaks Open: MATT MORRIS. 13-track debut album from guitarist blending rock, r&b, folk and pop styles.

Tenth Avenue
3 Cameron St., Tortonto, ON M5T 2H1, Canada

010933 Two of Everything: JACK MARKS. Debut roots/rock 'n' roll release from Canadian songwriter features multiple guest artists.

Times Square
555 8th Ave., Ste. 1803, New York, NY 10018

9069 Rare and Glorious: RAVI SHANKAR. Classic recordings and some never-before-released tracks on 2-disc set from legendary Indian-born musician and teacher.

9070 Bollywood Remembers Laxmikant Pyarelal: LAXMIKANT PYARELAL. 2-CD set features recordings spanning the entire career of Bollywood musical tandem.

Katie Trautz
1615 Cabot Plains Rd, Cabot, VT 05647

Remembering: KATIE TRAUTZ. Fifth album from Vermont-based old-time fiddler and songwriter.

4502 Union Circle, Austin, TX 78744

Thirteen: TRIBELLA. All-female power-pop trio releases 10 original tracks drawing from 1980s new wave, progressive and indie rock influences.

True North Records
14 - 3245 Harvest Rd., Burlington, ON L5N 3T7, Canada

530 The Inside Passage: BARNEY BENTALL. Second full-length solo album from Canadian singer-songwriter; loosely based on moving through life.

True North Records
14 - 3245 Harvest Rd., Burlington, ON L5N 3T7, Canada

70112 I Need a Hat: DOWNCHILD. 11 blues originals with special guests from all over North America.

Tsunami Recordings
42010 University Dr., Suite 102, Box 417, Durham, NC 27707

1033 Better than Chocolate: JAMIE ANDERSON. Five-track EP from veteran singer-songwriter; explores mainly acoustic and folk styles.

Twilite Broadcasters
350 Sheppard Branch Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

Evening Shade: THE TWILITE BROADCASTERS. Debut from acoustic instrumentalist/vocalist duo features traditional country, bluegrass and old-time styles.

P.O. Box 193, Haughley, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 3NX, U.K.

156 With Thanks (Le Bulochas): ROISIN WHITE. 15-track CD from Irish singer featuring traditional songs mainly from Northern Ireland.

P.O. Box 193, Haughley, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 3NX, U.K.

DC8 Many a Good Horseman: VARIOUS. Re-release of 1993 cassette of traditional British folk songs from mid-Suffolk recorded from 1958-1993; includes two discs with 78 total tracks.

89-05 138th St, Jamaica, NY 11435

1873 Now and Forever: SANCHEZ. 14 tracks from veteran reggae musician on first album in over six years.

Gary Walker
3007 Felicita Road, Escondido, CA 92029

Nurture Your Nature: GARY WALKER'S GREENTREE WORLD. Drummer's debut album with full band in the style of '70s and '80s classic rock.

Postfach 260227, Köln D-50515, Germany

87179 Rising Road: JOHN JONES. Lead singer of Oysterband releases debut solo album of mainly folk music, with multiple guest artists.

White Swan
6395 Gunpark Dr., Ste. A, Boulder, CO 80301

0101 Ameya: BRENDA McMORROW. Eight tracks inspired by Canadian singer-songwriter's musical experiences in India.

0103 Mercy Songs: MERCEDES BAHLEDA. Religious chants set to music on eight original songs.

0104 Blue Fire Soul: SUZANNE STERLING. 10 tracks created for and inspired by the practice of yoga from new-age vocalist.

Wind River
705 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540-6654

4041 How I Love Them Old Songs ... Ronny Cox Sings Mickey Newbury: RONNY COX. 12 tracks from acoustic singer-songwriter recorded as a tribute to the late Mickey Newbury, and two originals.

World Village
dist. Harmonia Mundi USA, 1117 Chestnut St., Burbank, CA 91506-1624

468092 Inside This Heart of Mine: CATHERINE RUSSELL. Veteran vocalist delivers 13 tracks of jazz standards spanning multiple decades.


Bumstead Productions Ltd.
PO Box 158, Stn. E, Toronto, ON M6H 4E2

842 A Truly Western Experience: 25th Anniversary Edition: K.D. LANG and THE RECLINES. Two-disc set of fully remastered 1984 debut album, plus six unreleased recordings and three videos.

Ribe Landevej 190, Vejle DK-7100, Denmark

1100 Liv: LANG LINKEN. CD/DVD combo celebrating 40 years from veteran traditional Danish folk trio.


Honest Ninja
2401 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Missile Bell: Part 1 (The DVD): TRACE BUNDY. Live recording of songwriter/guitarist performing a mix of covers and originals in Boulder, Colo., in November 2007.

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater
724 Wolcott Ave., Beacon, NY 12508

The Clearwater Concert: Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Celebration from Madison Square Garden: VARIOUS. 2-disc, 59-track live DVD with nearly three hours of music from concert celebrating folk icon's birthday, legacy and commitment to environmental issues; includes numerous special guests.