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Publication Noted (April 2011)


Oxford University Press
198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016

BRIGHT STAR OF THE WEST: JOE HEANY, IRISH SONG MAN by Sean Williams and Lillis O Laoire. 2011, ISBN: 9780195321180, pbk $35, 250pp., 6.5x9.5, Notes, references, discography, index. A biography of the great sean-nˇs singer with reproduced black and white images.


Acoustic Music
Postfach 1945, OsnabrŘck D-49009, Germany

31914692 Kein Sch÷ner Land: MANFRED LEUCHTER and IAN MELROSE. Fingerstyle guitarist and world accordionist collaborate on 15 intrumental tracks with influence from various European traditions.

31914712 La Melodia Segreta: A Secret Melody: GIOVANNI PALOMBO. Ethno-jazz pieces for guitar and various other instruments, including saxophone, accordion, bass and percussion, from Italian fingerstylist.

P.O. Box 350, Reading RG6 7DQ, U.K.

059 English Sketches: HILARY JAMES. A celebration of English rural life, weather and seasons in traditional song and new settings of poems by Hardy, Housman and Shakespeare.

PO Box 134, Burgas 8000, Bulgaria

00061 Melo: JONAS KROON. Norwegian artist releases his debut album featuring cinematic music with ethnic, electronic and orchestral elements.

208 Friar Lane, McMurray, PA 15317

1011 Beauty in Paradise: TOM BREIDING. West Virginia native releases his 11th solo album of originals, which was inspired by tours of California and Italy.

’C˙l na Coille’, Tinahely, Co Wicklow, Eire, Ireland

005 Slipstring: DONAL DONOHOE. Irish singer-songwriter releases his third album of original songs.

305 E. Laurel Ave., Sierra Madre, CA 91024

101 Too Hick for the Room: COW BOP. Group releases third album of jazz and swing music infused with bluegrass on this 12-track original album.

Garrin Benfield
283 Ave C Apt 9G, New York, NY 10009

The Wave Organ Song: GARRIN BENFIELD. Contemporary singer-songwriter releases original 13-track acoustic album.

Dan Bern
1158 26th St., #411, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Live in New York: DAN BERN WITH COMMON ROTATION and PAUL KUHN. Eighteen original live tracks from topical singer-songwriter recorded at City Winery in New York City and Center, Bay Shore, NY.

Live in Los Angeles: DAN BERN. Eighteen original live tracks from topical singer-songwriter recorded at M Bar in Hollywood, CA.

P.O. Box 120603, Nashville, TN 37212

5704 Radio Songs: BYRON HILL. North Carolina-born, Nashville songwriter presents 14 acoustic renditions of chart hits written by him but originally recorded in the last four decades by various artists, such as Joe Sun, Johnny Lee, George Strait, Ed Bruce, Ray Charles, Larry Stewart, George Jones, Tracy Byrd, Anne Murray, Neal McCoy, Sammy Kershaw, Garry Hallan and Joe Nichols..

Big Red
122 Pendrith St., Toronto, ON M6G 1R7, Canada

4 Mongrel Mash: CARLOS DEL JUNCO & THE BLUES MONGRELS. Cuban harmonica player teams with Norah Jones’ guitarist to create 9 track album which features blues and roots instrumentals.

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

5140 Translucent Blues: RAY MANZAREK and ROY ROGERS. Blues/rock collaboration between co-founder of The Doors and Grammy winning producer.

Blue Corn
1114 Barkdull, Houston, TX 77006

Hard Dollar: HADDEN SAYERS. Houston-based guitarist releases new 13-track original blues/rock album.

PO Box 23015, Nashville, TN 37202

Dance Til Your Stockings Are Hot and Ravelin;: A Tribute to the Music of The Andy Griffith Show: THE GRASCALS. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of The Andy Griffith Show, group releases their album as a tribute.

Cabin Cove
157 Cabin Cove Rd, Zionville, NC 28698

102 Heilooms: STEVE and RUTH SMITH. Celtic Appalachian music featuring hammered dulcimer and guitar.

3131 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85017

6470 Love: Songs of the Native American Church: KEVIN YAZZIE. Traditional spiritual songs from Native American tradition.

6484 Alowanpi- Songs of Honoring: PORCUPINE SINGERS. Traditional Lakota/Native American music.

7083 Handprints of Our People: AARON WHITE AND ANTHONY WAKEMAN. Rooted in Native traditions of Navajo/Ute and Pottawatomi/Lakota music this duo features an acoustic guitar and cedar flute.

1750 N. Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028

The Imam Baildi Cookbook: IMAM BAILDI. Greek band releases 15 track album the mixes new electronic blends from traditional Greek tunes and Balkan music.

916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212

745522 Temptation: THE WAIFS. Collection of 11 roots-pop songs from Australia-based band.

Daywood Drive
12 Platt Place, Huntington, NY 11743

1011 Augmented Reality: ROY ASSAF, RONEN ITZIK and JORGE ROEDER. Trio of musicians release 12-track original album incorporating jazz improvisations and Middle Eastern, Latin and European influences.

Diesel Only
100 North Sixth St., Brooklyn , NY 11211

7012 Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs of the Queen of Country Music: LAURA CANTRELL. Nashvile-born, New York-based country singer-songwriter releases a ten track original album.

Lou Dominguez
1410 S. Ocean Dr., Unit #1401, Hollywood, FL 33019

The Devil In Me: BROTHER LOU. Singer-songwriter releases album, which pulls from a potpourri of American roots influence.

Drag City
2000 W. Carroll Ave #201, Chicago, IL 60612

463 These Trails: THESE TRAILS. 12 track album that echoes the Hawaiin islands and the culture of the 70’s.

End Up Records
81 Third Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231, USA

Passing Knowledge and Other Songs: ANDREW VLADECK. NYC-native singer-songwriter releases six contemporary originals, with acoustic guitar backing and some percussion.

Enslow Publishers
40 Industrial rd., Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

3867 When Johnny Comes Marching Home: Music of the Civil War: ANNE ENSLOW and RIDLEY ENSLOW. Fifteen tracks that chronicle the Civil War and the music’s original performers.

Fiddling Thomsons
4 Elm Court, Newmarket, NH 03857

Fiddling Thomsons: Music for Both Hands: FIDDLING THOMSONS. Father and son duo record 18 traditional fiddle tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Franc, Hungary, Sweden, Canada and the United States.

File Under: Music
#248-237 Keefer Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X6, Canada

011 Keep Full Ambitious : THE CRACKLING. Drummer/songwriter/guitarist releases debut album featuring 11 original tracks.

Finch, Tim and Savannah
914 Monroe Manor Rd. , Stevensville, MD 21666, USA

Tim and Savannah Finch with The Eastman String Band: TIM and SAVANNAH FINCH with THE EASTMAN SPRING BAND. Ten originals from husband/wife vocal duo, with countrified roots string-band backing.

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

0065 Middle of Everywhere: POKEY LAFARGE AND THE SOUTH CITY THREE. St. Louis roots band releases 13-track album featuring a myriad of vintage American roots sounds, with horns, vocals and vaudevillian themes.

Gurkyrsse 37129, Vienna 1140, Austria

Vision: FRESCH. Vienna-based trio offer a combination of vocal-driven acoustic origs, with trad Eastern European folk stringed instrumentation, mixing classical influence and western themes.

Ribe Landevej 190, Vejle DK-7100, Denmark

1810 I Vinterm°rkets Hal: ZENOBIA. Well-known seasonal songs and carols interpreted Danish trio on a 14 track winter-inspired album.

Cockenzie Business Centre, Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian EH32 0XL, Scotland

9024 Songs and Ballads from Perthshire Field Recordings of the 1950s Scottish Tradition Series Vol. 24: VARIOUS. Collection of 25 Scottish traditional songs and ballads by Belle and Sheila Stewart, Willie MacPhee, Bella Higgins and many others.

Hodges, Jeremy Doc
7235 Worsley Way, Alexandria, VA 22315, USA

Autumn In July: JEREMY DOC HODGES. Collection of old standards and originals that echo the style of Johnny Cash.

Honest Jons
278 Portobello Road, London W10 5TE, U.K.

55 The Contestant Pageant: TREMBLING BELLS. Four piece British group release ten tracks pulling influence from folk-rock, American roots and mid-twentieth century psychedelia, incorporates renaissance themes.

It’s About Music
2167 Kimberton Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

0219 Get Together: The Lost Recordings Pre-1970: DINO VALENTI. Lost recordings recorded from 1964-1970.

7 East 10th Street, 3rd FL, New York, NY 10003

Casta: DeLEON. ADVANCE - 6/14/11

Johnny Max Band
349 Cedarvale Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 4K5, Canada

0024 It’s A Long Road: JOHNNY MAX BAND. Dozen track album with heavy influences of gumbo r&b, soul and boogie.

Johnny Max Band
349 Cedarvale Avenue, Toronto, ON M4C 4K5, Canada

Kate & Hollis
125 Spinnaker Way, RR#1, Woodlawn , Ont K0A3M0, Canada

08132005 Sugar Babe: KATE & HOLLIS. Canadian couple release 13-track mostly original album with two traditional tracks.

King Easy
P.O. Box 40100, Nashville, TN 37204

Anti Gravity : JON POUSETTE-DART. NYC-based folk/rock singer-songwriter releases new original 8-track album.

The Best of Pousette-Dart Band: JON POUSETTE-DART. NYC-based folk/rock singer-songwriter releases 22-track compilation of the band’s most popular songs.

Ryan Kirby
7400 Gayola Place, St. Louis , MO 63143

Postcards from Vermont: RYAN KIRBY. First solo album from singer-songwriter featuring 10 original tracks.

Last Stop
782 31st Ave., San Francisco, CA 94121

143 Rural Sun: ANDY MASON. San Francisco Bay area native singer-songwriter collaborates with other area artists, with backing.

Late Show
P.O. Box 2501, Wimberley, TX 78676

Out of These Blues: ROBYN LUDWICK. Texas-native singer-songwriter releases third album featuring 12 original tracks.

Rose Laughlin
3030 48th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98116

House of Memory: ROSE LAUGHLIN. Collection of American roots, Celtic, and contemporary songs in addition to one original song.

3609 NW 136th St, Gainesville, FL 32606

1315 Tales from the Swamp: SCOTT ANDERSON. Bluegrass/Americana musician releases new 13-track album featuring numerous guest performers.

Dan May
5011 Dermond Rd, Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Dying Breed: DAN MAY. Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter releases original 13-track album with one Bruce Springsteen cover.

Memphis International
2240 Union Ave. #39, Memphis, TN 38104

0226 Confederate Buddha: JIMBO MATHUS. Blues-oriented artist from the deep south releases 12-track album of origs.

Mountain Home
Crossroads Music Group, P.O. Box 829 , Arden, NC 28704

13452 Drive Time: DOYLE LAWSON and QUICKSILVER. Seven piece bluegrass collective release seven glossy covers, standards and origs, with some country influence.

Mountain Rose
227 Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63119, USA

Keeping It Reel: IAN WALSH and KEVIN BUCKLEY. Irish reels, jigs and other traditional songs from contemporary two piece, guitar and fiddle with vocals and some additional percussion.

1650 West 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 4R3

309212 Gold In The Shadow: WILLIAM FITZSIMMONS. Ten origs from contemporary PA-native singer-songwriter, featuring whispery vocals and fingerpicked guitar, with backing on violin, percussion, etc.

New Folk Records
13715 Rhode Island Ave So., Savage, MN 55378

0001 The Sailor’s Cravat: Irish Traditional Music and Song: PADDY O’BRIEN, TOM SCHAEFER, PAUL WEHLING, ERIN HART. Seventeen traditional Irish reels, jigs and other songs from four-piece, on button accordion, fiddle, bouzouki and vocals.

Noonan Music
695 Dugway Rd., Brownfield, ME 04010

Waltzing’s For Dreamers: CAROL NOONAN. Fourteen tracks of origs and borrowed standards from contemporary singer-songwriter with acoustic American roots-inspired backing.

Nordic Tradition
Postgatan 4, Malung 78231, Sweden

17 Trallaren: ANDERS LARSSON. Swedish vocalist releases original 19-track album featuring Nordic trads sung a cappella.

One Little Indian
34 Trinity Crescent, London SW17 7AE, U.K.

1034 Hyperboreans: JACKIE OATES. 2009

Derw Mill North, Pentrecwrt, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire SA44 5DB, U.K.

Burning Bad Things Away: AND DID THOSE FEET. Welsh trio presents a contemporary blend of pastoral folk, light classical and poetry.

2881 NC 108 Hwy E., Columbus, NC 28722

1174 Steady Operator: TOWN MOUNTAIN. Contemporary bluegrass band releases a 12-track album with blues, ballads, and biblical influences.

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

0014 I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs of Fox Hollow: TOM T. HALL and VARIOUS. Dozen track children’s album by Country Music Hall Of Famer with appearances by Patty Griffin and others.

Red House
P.O. Box 4044, 501 W. Lynnhurst Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104

238 Roses at the End of Time: ELIZA GILKYSON. Contemporary Texan singer-songwriter, American roots musician and Grammy nominee releases sequel to her 2008 release.

Red Molly
219 7th Street Apt. 3B, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Hope: ABBIE GARDNER. Latest solo recording incorporating blues/rock, country and other various elements from one of the Red Molly’s featuring 11 original tracks.

One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803

11661-91062 Live at the Down Home: NEWFOUND ROAD. Debut live album includes a mix of time proven favorites from their earlier albums and material that would, at first glance, seem unlikely fare for a bluegrass repertoire.

Signature Sounds
P.O. Box 106, Whately, MA 01093

2038 Looking For A Fight: THE SWEETBACK SISTERS. 1950-60s era inspired country band releases their sophomore album featuring 13 original tracks.

Silva Screen
555 8th Avenue, #2104, New York, NY 10018

The Symphonic Celtic Album: THE CITY OF PRAGUE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. A 14-track collection of symphonic themes from film and stage influenced by the folk music of the Celtic lands- Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Cornwall, Brittany and Galicia.

Six Degrees
520 Hampshire St. Ste. 202, San Francisco, CA 94110

657036117624 Cinema: KARSH KALE. Bollywood composer creates global fusion and electronica and is a part of the Asian Underground phenomenon.

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

40187 A Treasure of Civil War Songs: TOM GLAZER. Reissue of 25 Civil War songs to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the war between the states.

Spuyten Duyvil
54 Hillcrest Ave., Yonkers, NY 10705

New Amsterdam: SPUYTEN DUYVIL. Ten track album blends Americana, blues, gospel, bluegrass, jug band, Appalachian, punk rock and second line music from seven-piece band.

Square Shaped Records
P.O. Box 620721, Littleton, CO 80162-0721

0105 Pandora’s Box: COYOTE POETS OF THE UNIVERSE . New album featuring 11 original tracks that feature solo instrumentals, hard blues, and a world beat.

Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop
P.O. Box 802, Sparta, NJ 07871

13122 The Guitar Artistry of Stefan Grossman: STEFAN GROSSMAN. Collection brings together performances since 1965 and in between the music weaves together the story behind famed guitarist’s playing.

Sultans of String
c/o 312 Chestnut St. West, Whitby, ON L1N2Y8, Canada

2045 Yalla Yalla!: SULTANS OF STRING. Canadian string group releases sophomore album featuring 12 original world jazz and flamenco music.

Supply and Demand
P.O. Box 2621, Providence, RI 02906

012 The Sound of Ghosts: BROWN BIRD. Four track EP of original songs pulling influences from blues, outlaw country, roots rock, early American folk and Gypsy/Eastern European music.

Ten Cent Poetry
48 Holland St, Asheville, NC 28801

Picking Through The Pawn Shop: TEN CENT POETRY. Debut full-length album from New Yorker folk-pop musician featuring 10 original tracks.

The New Familiars


Between the Moon and Morning Light: THE NEW FAMILIARS . Contemporary blues/rock band releases new 11-track original album.

Thirty Tigers
1604 8th Avenue South, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37203

001 Inclusions: BEN SOLLEE. Contemporary folk cellist releases new album featuring 11 original songs.

P.O. Box 591, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

Honeysuckle Dream: HEIDI WINZINGER. Contemporary New Jersey-based singer-songwriter releases lighthearted 10-track album blending multiple influences, including country, old-time and American roots, with backing on acoustic guitar, djembe, violin, lap steel, bass clarinet, etc.

Under Water Sounds
1022 Waterloo Street, Los Angeles , CA 90026

Vestibule: UNDER WATER. Debut EP featuring 8 original songs that include ukuleles and autoharp influences.

1119 1st Ave. #313, Seattle, WA 98101

0018 Shiver: TOO SLIM AND THE TAILDRAGGERS. Seattle trio release all-original 12-track album featuring melancholy ballads and rock influences.

0019 Highway Bound: LLOYD JONES. Traditional folk blues album featuring 3 original tracks and 13 covers.

Box 2027, Columbus, IN 47202

010 Thank You Tom Paxton: TIM GRIMM. Songwriter/actor/musician releases 12-track album of Tom Paxton songs in honor of his influence.

831 Beacon St. #335, Newton, MA 02459

Wrong Side of the Blues: TRAMPLED UNDER FOOT. Jump blues band releases original 12-track album.

P.O. Box 83, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138

0097 Accidental English: BRUCE ROPER. Founding member of the Chicago-based contemporary folk band Sons Of The Never Wrong releases 14-track solo album of acoustic tunes.

098 Time Ain’t Got Nothin’ On Me: MARK DVORAK. Originals which pull inspirations from American roots trads, country and blues standards from Chicago-based singer-songwriter, acoustic instrumentation, featuring guitar, steel guitar, mandolin, piano and more.

99 Grapevine: ANDREW CALHOUN. Nineteen track tribute album of American roots songs, including O Susanna, from Chicago-based artist, featuring vocals and acoustic guitar.

Welding Rod
P.O. Box 120157, Nashville, TN 37212

Welding Burns: ROD PICOTT. Ten American ballads from veteran acoustic guitarist/singer-songwriter.

Wepecket Island
573 Rockdale Ave., New Bedford, MA 02740

015 Pick A Peck Of Piedmont Pickers: ANDY COHEN, GARETH HEDGES, MIKE HIGGINS, RUSS MELLO and LAUREN SHEEHAN. Collaboration of 14 songs and tunes in the Piedmont blues style, which originated in the regions between the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean with ragtime influence and finger-picking style.

White Fall
P.O. Box 7910, Thornhill DG3 5WX, Scotland

Traiveller’s Joy: EMILY SMITH. Scottish singer releases 12-track folk album that features a blend of traditional and original material.

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

0001 Remixes: DONNA DE LORY. Singer/dancer releases 11 track album of multi-cultural dance remixes.

0114 Luminous Secrets: PREM JOSHUA & BAND. International band with musicians from Germany, India and Japan feature an exotic fusion of Indian ragas and Indo-Jazz.

Wilson River
1812 NW 24th Ave., Portland, OR 97210

Rose City Ramble: LAUREN SHEEHAN. Trads and covers in country/blues from rootsy singer-songwriter guitaristt, with backing on different tracks, by Portland musicians: Terry Robb, Johnnie Ward, Dean Meuller, Greg Clarke, Laura Quigley, Betsy Branch, Elizabeth Nicholson, Michael Ballash and Zoe Carpenter.

Windborne Trio
152 High St Apt 102, Brattleboro, VT 05301

With Wandr’ing Feet: WINDBORNE TRIO. Traditional and original vocal trio music from Corsica, the Republic of Georgia and North America.

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

468102 Samaagam: AMJAD ALI KHAN and THE SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. Indian sarod mastery and traditional raga music meets Western European orchestral arrangements in this 16-track album.

Yep Roc
449-A Trollingwood Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27258

Freak Flag: GREG BROWN. Iowa native’s 24th studio album and features nine original songs plus a pair of cuts borrowed from his wife and daughter.


1841 Beth Bridge Circle, Forest Hill, MD 21050

Who I Am: SONIA. Collection of nine music videos filmed on location from Oregon to Maryland.

One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803

13126 The Guitar Artistry of Chris Proctor: Morning Thunder: CHRIS PROCTOR. Fifteen filmed solo pieces paired with 15 interview segments.