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Publication Noted (June 2011)


10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022

THE GREATEST MUSIC STORIES NEVER TOLD: 100 TALES FROM MUSIC HISTORY TO ASTONISH, BEWILDER, and STUPEFY by Rick Beyer. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-06-162698-2, cloth $19.99, 224pp., 7 x 7. Award-winning documentarian for the History Channel releases book of quirky stories of song origins, strange coincidences and other little known music history factoids.

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

Preachin' the Blues: The Life and Times of Son House by Daniel Beaumont. 2011, cloth, 224pp., . Mark Greenberg requested

Santa Monica Press
PO Box 850, Solana Beach, CA 92075

I LOVE YOU A THOUSAND WAYS: THE LEFTY FRIZZELL STORY by David Frizzell. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-59580-058-9, cloth $24.95, 328pp., 6 x 9, Index. Story recounting the life of influential singer-songwriter, featuring foreword by Merle Haggard.

The History Press
635 Rutledge Ave Ste 107, Charleston, NC 29403

HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE MISSISSIPPI BLUES by Roger Stolle. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-60949-219-9, pbk $19.99, 128pp., 6 x 9, Bibliography. Exploration into the lesser-known entities in Mississippi blues history.

University of Illinois Press
1325 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820

BEAN BLOSSOM: THE BROWN COUNTY JAMBOREE AND BILL MONROE'S BLUEGRASS FESTIVALS by Thomas A. Adler. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-252-07810-1, pbk $24.95, 240pp., 6 x 9, Bibliography, Index, Notes. History of Bean Blossom, tracing Bill Monroe's music festival and the growth of bluegrass music.

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

Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues by Philip R. Ratcliffe. 2011, cloth, 272pp., . Mark Greenberg requested


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

17851 Tim Robbins and The Rogues Gallery Band: TIM ROBBINS and THE ROGUES GALLERY BAND. Oscar-winning actor releases nine-track album of originals in the same vein as famed singer-songwriters, featuring inspiration from his personal activism.

P.O. Box 1704, Hoboken, NJ 07030

205 Girl Graffiti: HOTEL LIGHTS. Alt. pop collective releases set of eleven originals.

3039 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60618

187 Not So Loud: BOTTLE ROCKETS. Live acoustic set from roots-rock and alt.-country Mo.-based band.

188 Indestructible Machine: LYDIA LOVELESS. Nine tracks of intertwined country and punk-rock from Ohio-based singer.

Blue Flute
Box 3844, Boynton Beach, FL 33424

104 Songs of Freedom: ROD MACDONALD. Social and topical songs in rootsy, acoustic arrangements from vet singer-songwriter.

Blue South
P.O. Box 13473, E. Dublin, GA 31027

0611 Lip Service: EG KIGHT. Contemporary blues, featuring mostly originals and covers from singer-songwriter.

Robert Bobby
6566 Ridge Ln, Wrightsville, PA 17368

A Brief History of Time: THE ROBERT BOBBY TRIO. Central Pennsylvania-based folk trio releases eleven mostly-original tracks

Bunny Rae
PO Box 1097, Buellton, CA 93427

2 Moody Bluegrass: Two ... Much Love: A Nashville Celebration of The Moody Blues: VARIOUS. Bluegrass interpretations of the Moody Blues, featuring Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Tim O'Brien, John Cowan and plenty more bluegrass artists.

Cheshire Cat Club
2201 Bridgepointe Pkwy, #C345, San Mateo, CA 94404

11 Git On Board!: AMY MEYERS. Traditional children's folk songs with contemporary, rock elements.

916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212

4561 How to Tune a Fish: BEOGA. Northern Ireland traditional five-piece band, featuring twin dueling accordions, presents their fourth album featuring mostly originals, with some trads.

744272 GENERATION NATION: DAROL ANGER'S REPUBLIC OF STRINGS. Accomplished fiddler releases a dozen-track album alongside multi generational group of string players from his instructional class.

Steve Conn
275 Mays Chapel Road, Mount Juliet, TN 37122

Beautiful Dream: Steve Conn. Ten songs from singer-songwriter alongside live band.

Chris Cubeta


Chris Cubeta and the Liars Club: CHRIS CUBETA and THE LIARS CLUB. Guitar-driven Brooklyn-based rock 'n' roll band releases eleven track

Daywood Drive
12 Platt Place, Huntington, NY 11743

1009 The First of All My Dreams Was of...: THE THOMAS BERGERON QUINTET. Debut American jazz album from quintet led by NYC-based trumpeter, combining elements of classical music and contemporary jazz music, featuring instrumentation on trumpet, flugelhorn, guitar, piano, Rhodes, acoustic bass and percussion.

De L'Est Music
4 Dickens Lane, Taylors, SC 29687

0031 Beguiler: ANGELA EASTERLING. American singer-songwriter releases set of twelve folk-pop originals with instrumentation ranging from rock to bluegrass.

4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618

814 Bad Girl: DEMETRIA TAYLOR. Youngest daughter of famous bluesman Eddie Taylor releases a dozen blues tracks with growling vocals, electric instrumentation and a host of guest artists.

815 Put it On Me: QUINTUS McCORMICK BLUES BAND. Original blues, funk and soul from contemporary blues band.

Devil Down
208 Barclay Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Can't Stay Long: KENNY BROWN. North Mississippi-based blues artist releases fourth release, a two-disc album of Delta blues.

203 N. 11th St., Ste. B, Nashville, TN 37206

015332 Songs and Stories: GUY CLARK. Veteran Texas singer-songwriter performs songs spanning his 40 year career, months before his 70th birthday.

The Dunn Boys

Volume 1: THE DUNN BOYS. Celtic punk band in the vein of Flogging Molly releases eleven originals.

P.O. Box 250, Verplanck, NY 10596

Live In The Heartland of America: FRED GILLEN JR.. New York-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist releases eighteen live recordings with original songs and covers.

Electric Cowbell
252 Green Street. #2L, Brooklyn, NY 11222

701 101 Things To Do In Bongolia: VARIOUS. Brooklyn-based record label releases first set of singles.

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

011 Threshold: CAROLANN SOLEBELLO. Third solo record from former Red Molly member, explores various Americana styles, including honky-tonk and Appalachian ballads

P.O. Box 40, Workington, Cumbria CA14 3GJ, U.K.

239 Wayside Courtesies: PILGRIMS' WAY. Stockport-based traditional three-piece band releases eleven contemporary renditions of classic trad UK songs.

Fine Mighty
2803 5th Street, Boulder, CO 80304

1003 An Evening in the Village: The Music of Béla Bartók: JAKE SCHEPPS. Banjoist-arranger reworks the folk-influenced music by Hungarian composer Bela Bartok, meshing Eastern European ideals with Appalachian instrumentaion.

Fingers Crossed

1001 Rosler's Recording Booth: VARIOUS. Set of 16 songs written by songwriter Don Rosler and performed by an array of New York-based artists.

P.O. Box 306, Portage, MI 49081

2111 American Anonymous: JOEL MABUS. 14 traditional interpretations from folk/Americana guitarist and singer-songwriter

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

0064 Free Dirt: THE WILDERS. Alt-country honky-tonk band releases bakers dozen of original tracks.

16 Making Speech Free: UTAH PHILLIPS. Beloved vocalist

PO Box 28431, Santa Fe, NM 87592

00565 Little Bird: PAULA RHAE McDONALD. Country singer releases 11-track debut featuring covers and originals.

Philip Gibbs
1710 A Rockbridge Ter., Austin, TX 78741

The Petroleum Age: PHILIP GIBBS. Texas-based singer-songwriter recounts the history of his relative, Lt. Governor Barnett Gibbs, set of 11 originals.

Ribe Landevej 190, Vejle DK-7100, Denmark

0711 Impuls Trio: IMPULS TRIO. One off Danish musician trio joins to perform traditional Danish songs, originally composed for the traditional fiddle.

1710 Hopsadaddy: HABADEKUK. Ten-track debut from nine-piece folk band mixing elements of salsa, jazz and contemporary pop.

Itchy Sabot
100 Swamp Rd., Durham, ME 04222

005 We Could Be Beekeepers: PUTNAM SMITH. Thirteen mostly original roots/old-time tracks from rustic New England folk musician and singer.

King Hudd
PO Box 2274, Hemet, CA 92546

112010 Livin' The Dream: JOSH W. JONES and THE BLUESCRACKERS. Five-piece contemporary country and blues band releases fourteen originals.

412011 Honesty: BETH M. JIMINEZ. Seventeen year old singer-songwriter and guitarist releases eight songs, with backing.

Woody LIssauer

Adventures and Misadventures in Loveland: WOODY LISSAUER. Third solo album from Baltimore-based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, with a contemporary folk sound.

Listen Here!
P.O. Box 1072, West Townsend, VT 05359

502 Any Forgotten Thing: HUNGRYTOWN. Twelve tracks from Celtic and American roots duo.

PO Box 1391, Glendale, CA 91209

Solid State: Songs From the Long Play: SAM PHILLIPS. Singer-songwriter releases a sampling from her EP repertoire.

Vanessa Lively
PO Box 684774, Austin, TX 78721

004 Uncovering Stones: VANESSA LIVELY. Acoustic folk music from singer-songwriter, mixing world, Latin, funk and pop.

Loyal Dutchess
PMB 186 8161 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN 37221

1006 American Folk Songbook: SUZY BOGGUSS. Contemporary arrangements of Americana trads from singer-songwriter, with backing on guitar, harmonica, Jews Harp, bass, concertina, banjo and hammered dulcimer.

243 McDonald Ave, 4D, Brooklyn, NY 11218

El Desierto Y La Ciudad: PISTOLERA. Third album from Brooklyn 4-piece band featuring topical songs sung in Spanish, with Mexican-American themes and influence mixed with contemporary rock instrumentation.

June and Jean Millington

Play Like a Girl: JUNE and JEAN MILLINGTON. Philippine-born sisters provide a dozen hard-hitting rock tracks.

Modern Vintage
14 E 4th St, #602, New York, NY 10012

Coruscate at the Meadow Gate: SISTERS 3. Philadelphia-based indie pop trio releases twelve track sophomore album.

118 E. 28th St., Ste. 1010, New York, NY 10016

Still Right Here: MELISSA FERRICK. Indie singer-songwriter releases ten original songs with contemporary rock flair.

New West
9215 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90212

6202 Photographs: ROBERT ELLIS. Texas-based young vocalist/guitarist releases contemporary acoustic alt-country debut album.

1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

527267 Tell My Sister: KATE and ANNA McGARRIGLE. Three disc compilation from legendary folk duo, spanning from 1971 to 1974, including rare demos and unreleased recordings.

39 Birch Avenue, Ottowa, ON K1K 3G5, Canada

0061 Okiesippi Blues: WATERMELON SLIM and SUPER CHIKAN. Acclaimed Mississippi delta blues musicians release set of eleven mostly original blues songs, featuring electric guitar, harmonica and vocals.

P.O. Box 15002, Portland, ME 04112

107 Coffee and the Mojo Hat: NEIL PEARLMAN. Canada-based Celtic/Roots pianist fuses traditional Scottish songs with Latin, funk and jazz influences.

P.O. Box 572, Rockville, MD 20848

219 Last Chance: RUSS CARSON. Set of fourteen bluegrass standards from banjoist and bluegrass band.

Proper American
P.O. Box 34114, Pensacola, FL 32607

056 Hooba Dooba: PAUL BRADY. Veteran Irish singer-songwriter releases set of twelve contemporary eclectic songs.

6565 Foothills Ln., Concord, NC 28025

2737 Songs for Persephone: MIMI GOESE and BEN NEILL. Ten track experimental work featuring various worldbeat influence with synthpop arrangements.

5 Alexandra Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight P033 1LT, United Kingdom

01 Long Songs: Traditional Songs Frtom the Isle of Wight Collected By W.H. Long: THE DOLLYMOPPS. Three piece UK-based a cappella band compiles 17 traditional songs from Isle of Wight.

P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA 22906

1836 The Rebel Years: 1962-1977: JOHN DUFFEY. Fifteen choice cuts from bluegrass mandolin-player / vocalist from his years with Rebel Records.

7521 Yesteryears: The Best of the McPeak Brothers: THE McPEAK BROTHERS. Collection of standards and originals in a best of collection from three-piece bluegrass band.

7527 Let Him Lead You: LARRY SPARKS. Gospel compilation album from legendary bluegrass vocalist.

P.O. Box 973, Stinson Beach, CA 94970

011 Come Find Me: AUDREY AULD. Tasmanian-born singer-songwriter releases set of twelve rootsy originals in Americana, country and contemporary folk styles.

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

244 Stonewall Country: Songs from the Musical: ROBIN and LINDA WILLIAMS and THEIR FINE GROUP. Featuring Prarie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor, folk/bluegrass veterans compile songs from their musical about the life and times of General Thomas Stonewall Jackson.

Rural Rhythm
P.O. Box 660040, Arcadia, CA 91066-0040

1081 I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky: AUDIE BLAYLOCK and REDLINE. Contemporary bluegrass quintet present a Bill Monroe Celebration album, featuring a set of twelve bluegrass standards.

Secret City
2064 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC H2X 2J5, Canada

020 High Twilight: DANIEL ISAIAH. Montreal-based indie singer-songwriter releases 11-track debut, featuring a varied mix of influence, including Americana, French chanson and Dixieland.

Stephen Shealy
44 Statford Rd., Asheville, NC 28804

Real Good Man: STEPHEN SHEALY. Debut album from North Carolina-based singer-songwriter incorporates contemporary alt-country elements and 60s-era writing style.

Shout! Factory
2042-A Armacost Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025

12775 Mesabi: TOM RUSSELL. Veteran Texas-based folk singer-songwriter compiles rock influence with contemporary Americana originals.

3005 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. D-109 #412, Austin, TX 78704

The Best of Times: Texas Artists Performing the Music of Sara Hickman: VARIOUS. Willie Nelson, Rhett Miller, Shawn Colvin, Robert Earl Keen and others pay tribute to Austin-based singer-songwriter, sales benefit Theatre Action Project (TAP).

550 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022-3211

81420 Revelator: Tedeschi Trucks Band. ET requested - 54/4

Stony Plain
Box 861, Edmonton, AB T5J 2L8, Canada

1355 An Old Rock On a Roll: KENNY BLUES BOSS WAYNE. Contemporary blues and boogie woogie from pianist/singer.

1356 To Behold: MONKEYJUNK. Canada-based blues/r&b trio releases set of ten mostly originals, with one Hank Williams, Jr. cover.

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

4074 Little Bird: KASEY CHAMBERS. Austrailian country roots rock artist releases 13 new tracks.

Terrestrial Lane

Mehraab: LOGA RAMIN TORKIAN. Iranian-born composers and multi-instrumentalist releases eight track Iranian trad-inspired album with the voice of Persian classical singer Khosro Ansari

Jafar Thorne
79 Norwood Ave, Kensington, CA 94707

The Zoe Sessions: JAFAR DAVID THORNE. Set of ten originals from California-based singer-songwriter, with acoustic guitar accompaniment.

The Tinder Box
2229 10th St. Apt. 25, Brookings, SD 57006

These Winds: THE TINDER BOX. South Dakota-based folk-rock/Bluegrass three-piece band releases debut EP.

Tompkins Square
66 Allen Street #3F, New York, NY 10002

2578 Out On The Open West: FRANK FAIRFIELD. California-based fiddle, guitar and banjo player releases a dozen-track sophomore album of originals.

The Twilite Broadcasters
350 Sheppard Branch Road, Weaverville, NC 28787

The Trail of Time: THE TWILITE BROADCASTERS. Sophomore from acoustic instrumentalist/vocalist duo features traditional country, bluegrass and old-time styles.

Two Cent Revival
364 5th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

The Devil's In This Whiskey: TWO CENT REVIVAL. Brazilian-born, Texas-based singer-songwriter releases five-track alt-country album.

Espoz y Mina, 17, 2ş D, Madrid 28012, Spain

129 Highlife Time 2: Nigerian and Ghanaian Classics from the Golden Years: VARIOUS. Afro-fusion musical styles from Ghana and Nigeria in the 1950s.

831 Beacon St. #335, Newton, MA 02459

2417 Fell Toward None: GREG NAGY. American roots singer infuses blues, funk and swing in 11-track sophomore album.

World Arbiter
P.O. Box 541336, Linden Hill Station, NY 11354

Japanese Traditional Music: Koto - Shamisen Kokusai Bunka Shinokai 1941: VARIOUS. Collection of Japanese trads from artists born in the Meiji period, containing classical elements from shamanic traditions, medieval epics, Buddhist Chant and Noh theater, recorded from late 1930s to mid 1940s.

Susan Wylde

In The Light: SUSAN WYLDE. Canada-based blues vocalist offers six covers and six originals in contemporary blues album.

Emily Zuzik

The Wild Joys of Living: EMILY ZUZIK BAND. Seventh album from singer-songwriter and accompanying band incorporates rock and pop elements in eight track album.


Sky Films
45 Teal Road, Averill Park, NY 12018

The Singing Revolution: JAMES and MAUREEN TUSTY. Film chronicals how singing became the weapon of choice in a nonviolent revolution waged by the people of Estonia.

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

828/9 Deep Texas Blues: The Early Blues of Lightnin' Hopkins Taught By Ernie Hawkins: ERNIE HAWKINS. Instructional exploration into the early songs of country blues pioneer Lightnin' Hopkins.