Welcome to the "online" edition of "Publication Noted." Here you can find an annotated listing for all the releases submitted to Sing Out! in July 2011. Included is contact information for each of the labels/publishers, many of which sell recordings directly from their web sites. You can search this list by using the "find" or "search" tools in your browser.
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175 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10010
THE MAN WHO NEVER DIED by William A. Adler. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-59691-696-8, cloth $30, 435pp., 10 x 7, Bibliography, Index, Sources and Notes. Investigative biography of Joe Hill, a song-writer and member of the Industrial Workers of the World union in the early 1900s.
Cinco Puntos Press
701 Texas Ave., El Paso, TX 79901
WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON? by George Ella Lyon. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-933693-96-5, $17.95, 36pp., 11 x 8, author's note and bibliography. Children's book about the writing of the song Which Side Are You On? by Florence Reece during the American Labor Movement.
Songsmith / Peter E. Randall
P.O. Box 4726, Portsmouth, NH 03802
Revival: A Folk Music Novel by SCOTT ALARIK. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-931807-91-3, pbk $22, 315pp., 10 x 7, Selected Works. Fictional story about singer-songwriters in the Boston folk scene.
Wesleyan University Press
215 Long Ln., Middletown, CT 06459
CONNECTICUT'S FIFE & DRUM TRADITION by James Clark. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-8195-7141-0, $29.95, 165pp., 9 x 7, References. Musician and writer James Clark details the fife and drum traditions that have been a part of the state of Connecticut for over a century.
c/o Savoy Label Group, 1316 3rd Street Promenade Ste 111, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1324
17833 Hard Knocks: JOE COCKER. Grammy-nominated singer releases pop-infused blues album which features 9 new tracks .
Postfach 1945, Osnabrück D-49009, Germany
Two Timing: MICHAEL FIX. Guitar compositions by Australian fingerstyle guitarist and duets with various other artists.
P.O. Box 2911, San Anselmo, CA 94979
0111 Songs from Yeats' Bee-Loud Glade: KYLE ALDEN. Collection of folk songs by singer-songwriter inspired by poems written by the Irish poet W.B. Yeats.
539 Court Street #1, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Leftovers Vol. 1: YARN. Brooklyn-based Americana/country band releases new album featuring 10 original tracks.
P.O. Box 51, High Bridge, NJ 08829
0012 Of the Fall: BRIAN MOLNAR & THE NAKED HEARTS. Americana singer-songwriter releases 11-track album featuring all original tracks.
001 Parallel Latitudes: CHEYENNE BROWN HARP. Solo harp album featuring a variety of sounds, including Scottish, old-time Appalachian and bluegrass.
2 Collier Rd. # 1, Atlanta, GA 30039
A Place to Put a Dream: DAVE DANIELS. Atlanta-based singer-songwriter releases album featuring a wide variety of genres, including: Americana, pop, rock, blues and jazz.
P.O. Box 2344, San Francisco, CA 94126
Holler and Stomp: THE CASH BOX KINGS. Live in-studio album featuring 12 tracks inspired by traditional blues and country.
3039 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60618
190 Bad Ingredients : SCOTT H. BIRAM. Fourth album from eclectic blues-inspired singer-songwriter and one-man band.
PO Box 672552, Houston, TX 77267
930 Trying to Hold On: DIUNNA GREENLEAF. Fourteen blues tracks from the singer-songwriter from Houston, Texas.
4860 Kopper Pond Rd., Hanover, IL 61041
Perfect Storm: DAN CRARY & THUNDERATION. Traditional, original and covered American roots from flatpicking guitar artist and former member of Bluegrass Alliance, with backing.
221 Past Perfect: STEVE SPURGIN. Twelve original tracks from singer-songwriter who draws from Americana, roots and bluegrass.
290 Shuter Street, Toronto, ON M5A 1W7, Canada
Gakondo: MIGHTY POPO. Rwandan singer releases acoustic album that is entirely sung in Kinyarwanda, the country's indigenous language.
207 Man With a Love Song: JAMES HILL. Canadian ukulele virtuoso's first album in which he writes own songs, which features Anne Davison on the cello.
0002 Someone Else's Time: THE GOOD INTENTIONS. Americana/roots inspired release of originals featuring husband-and-wife duo as well as another musicians who utilize various instruments, including the banjo, autoharp, mandolin and pedal steel.
1620 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tn 37212
001 Wrapped Up Good: THE MCCLYMONTS. Sister trio from Australia release debut album of country songs.
3131 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85017
6482 Eastern Wind, Northern Lights: JAMES STEPHENSON. Debut solo album that features Cree-style Dance songs as well as traditional Round Dance music.
6487 Warriors in the Mist: THA TRIBE. Collection of songs representing a variety of Pow-Wow dance style music.
6496 It's a Love/Hate Thing: DEARLY AND DENNY. Collection of Round Dance-style tunes based on the love/hate nature of relationships.
50 Whidden St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
Monongah: KYLE CAREY. Nine original tracks by the Irish singer-songwriter that draw from both Celtic and American styles.
414 Executive Center Blvd, ste 105, El Paso, TX 79902
011 Just As I Am: SANDY CARROLL. Debut album from Mephis-based soul blues singer-songwriter, featuring a variety of styles ranging from blues rock/gospel to New Orleans style and country.
Chet Vincent & the Big Bend
For Everyone: CHET VINCENT & THE BIG BEND. Roots rock band based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania releases 8-track album featuring music of the frontier.
P.O. Box 16009, Asheville, NC 28816
Subtotal Eclipse: CHUCK BRODSKY. Singer-songwriter based in Philadelphia features 12 original folk-inspired tracks.
By the Mountain's Feet: BUCKMAN COE. Eleven original tracks from contemporary singer-songwriter that feature a mixture of styles, including soul and indie rock.
27475 Ynez Rd., Temecula, CA 92591
American Outlaw: MICHAEL MANDELLA. Eleven mostly original country tracks by the California-based artist.
dist. Sony, 550 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022
88697090102 The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams: VARIOUS. Album of previously unrecorded Hank Williams lyrics set to music and performed by multiple artists, including Bob Dylan and Norah Jones.
916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212
Stretch Limousine on Fire: CATIE CURTIS. Ten original folk-pop songs by the Boston-based singer-songwriter.
4562 Shadow and Light: JOHN DOYLE. Second solo album featuring 11 Irish-music tracks from the Grammy-nominated artist.
13 E. 16th St., Suite 400, New York, NY 10003
Circling Back: VINCENT POAG. Singer-songwriter composed original tracks that feature styles such as pop, rock, balladry and world-music.
12 Platt Place, Huntington, NY 11743
Conveyance: MORTEN SCHANTZ TRIO. Copenhagen-based pianist and singer releases debut album featuring 9 jazz-based songs.
4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618
Hoodoo Man Blues: JUNIOR WELLS' CHICAGO BLUES BAND. Studio album recorded in September of 1965 by this classic blues artist who was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
P.O. Box 502, Crown Point, NY 12928
Upside Down & Under My Heart: SLOAN WAINWRIGHT. Ten original folk tracks by contemporary singer-songwriter.
1841 Beth Bridge Circle, Forest Hill, MD 21050
1015 Get Your Phil: DISAPPEAR FEAR. Ten folk songs originally written by the late Phil Ochs and performed by Sonia and Cindy Rutstein.
801 Bowen St. #2, Longmont, CO 80501
Moonlight Highway: KEVIN DOOLEY. Colorado-based folk and blues acoustic musician releases 13-track album.
411 27 Göteborg, Föreningsgatan 32, Sweden
002 On the Other Side of the City: DOWNTOWN RAMBLERS. Eleven-track album from Swedish bluegrass band, who draw inspiration from folk music, pop and jazz
East of Eden
Send in the Clown: EAST OF EDEN BAND. Album of performance poetry, featuring different music styles, such as blues, jazz and rock 'n roll.
01 A Moment from Now: EASTWICK. Swedish band featuring Americana style with a pop influence who use a variety of instruments, including the accordion, banjo, guitar and fiddle.
P.O. Box 1069, Copper Station, Midtown Section, New York, NY 10276
1026 Ways & Means: THE GREEN. Fourteen track album featuring pop-burnished roots reggae style.
P.O. Box 38581, Colorado Springs, CO 80937
Walsenburg Line: JASON BENNETT. Eighth CD from Colorado singer-songwriter that features Americana/Folk tracks with banjo and acoustic guitar accompaniment.
P.O. Box 8021, Burlington, VT 05402
Lucid: GREGORY DOUGLASS. 8th full-length studio album featuring dream-themed songs by the singer-songwriter.
End & Co.
15847 Bryant St., North Hills, CA 91343
7825 George Ellias EP: GEORGE ELLIAS. Seven original tracks from Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter played on guitar, harmonica, recorder and jaw harp.
1849 Calvert St., NW, Washington, DC 20009
From the Rooftops: THE FUNK ARK. Debut album from Washington, DC-based world funk ensemble influenced by African and Latin funk/dance music scenes of the '60s and '70s.
Masovngata 18, NO-3616, Kongsberg, Norway
47 Árbán : BERIT ALETTE MIENNA. Features hymns and joiks of the Norwegian artist's Sámi musical background.
P.O. Box 40, Workington, Cumbria CA14 3GJ, U.K.
Six Towns: THE QUEENSBERRY RULES. Contemporary original British folk tracks featured on the band's 7th and final album.
323 Dean St. #2, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Little Nut Tree: DANE ZANES AND FRIENDS. Grammy award-winning artist releases first family album in 5 years.
9153 BS Brantgum, IDS Wiersmastraat 8, Holland
8044 A Ditch Near Cree: FLING. Celtic trad music featuring a variety of instruments, including the mandolin, fiddle, viola and concert flute.
3539 Hope Valley Rd., Durham, NC 27707
008 The Kress Sessions: JON SHAIN TRIO. Live acoustic blues album recorded in Kress Studios in Durham, North Carolina featuring a combination of original tracks, trads and covers.
PO BOX 4826, Washington, DC 20008
042 One World Sovereignty: NAPPY RIDDEM. Features reggae, funk and soul styles that draw influence from sounds and rhythms of North America, South America and the Caribbean.
28 Park Chase, Wembley Park, Middlesex HA9 8EH, U.K.
077 The World Turned Upside Down: LEON ROSSELSON. Boxed set featuring 4 folk CDs by the English singer-songwriter spanning from 1960 to 2010.
1745 Markston Road, Sacramento, CA 95825
303 Marauder: MICKEY THOMAS. First solo album featuring 16 classic rock covers performed in a blues-inspired style.
65 Killowen Road, Rostrevor BT34 3AG, Northern Ireland
002 Songbirds Part Two: Farewell to Cold Winter: FIL CAMPBELL. Collection of trad songs inspired by the Songbirds TV shows profiling Irish women singers from the first half of the 20th century.
121 3rd St. #1, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Alright is the New Fantastic: TEDDY GOLDSTEIN & THE GOLDSTEINS. Singer-songwriter and band release album consisting of 12 pop-folk songs.
Cockenzie Business Centre, Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian EH32 0XL, Scotland
362 Seudan: SEUDAN. Scottish bagpipers release album featuring Gaelic rhythms and influences.
Rope & Tie: Al & Anne. Eleven tracks by the duo from Texas inspired by the roots/folk genre, infused with country and rock.
2303 East Side Dr. #218, Austin, TX 78704
Haun's Mill: HAUN'S MILL. Singer-songwriters release ten track indie-folk/Americana album featuring instruments such as the accordion, banjo, toy piano and trumpet.
1801 W 42nd St, Richmond, VA 23225
02 If Stones Could Talk: GENE AND GAYLA MILLS. Husband-and-wife duo release album of acoustic roots/rock songs infused with bluegrass and country.
8 Rue Patenier, Liège B-4000, Belgium
Accordion Samurai: MARKKU LEPISTÖ, DAVID MUNNELLY, RICCARDO TESI, BRUNO LE TRON AND DIDER LALOY. Accordion players release album which incorporates a variety of genres, including: traditional folk, liscio, Irish music and jazz.
1661 Englewood Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104
Woody Reflected: POP WAGNER, TONY GLOVER AND CHARLIE MAGUIRE. Folk and blues tribute album to Woody Guthrie, featuring original Guthrie compositions covered by this trio.
P.O. Box 72262, Davis, CA 95617
004 Burn: RITA HOSKING. Eleven country-folk tracks inspired by the workingman of America.
Borrow the Moment: PAUL HUDSON. Folk/rock album featuring 10 tracks with piano and guitar instrumentation.
Jesse Dee & Jacquie B
Our Ghosts Will Fill These Walls: JESSE DEE & JACQUIE B. Canadian duo release 12-track album featuring roots-pop music infused with rock 'n' roll.
238 E. Main St., P.O. Box 10, Ville Platte, LA 70586-0010
9094 Shine On: JOHNNIE ALLAN. Digitally remastered songs as well as 2 new tracks in the style of swamp pop.
Jon David Jones
P.O. Box 734 , Point Arena, CA 95468
Highway 1 Visited: Story Songs of Mendocino County: TEXAS JON. Eleven-track topical folk album which features songs relating to Mendocino County, California.
001 The Push: KAMERUNGA. Northern Australia-based band put a twist on Aussie and Celtic music by combining folk influences with jazz, rock, reggae, classical and world music.
2010 Live At Town Hall: THE KLEZMATICS. Traditional Jewish folk band releases live CD of New York City concert to mark their 25th anniversary as a band.
Everything Will Be Alright: YAEL MEYER. Chilean American singer-songwriter and releases Indie pop/folk album on her own record label.
Balkan Tales: VLADA TOMOVA. Bulgarian-born, Brooklyn-based singer releases album of Balkan music.
P.O. Box 168, Davenport, NY 13750
Jump In: DANA LACROIX. Combination of original folk-inspired tracks and covers from the Canadian-native and singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 284, Lanark, ON K0G 1K0, Canada
1009 Late Edition: DAVID FRANCEY. Scottish-born Canadian singer-songwriter releases album of 12 folk songs.
Blacks, Whites & the Blues: MARK T. SMALL. Collection of blues songs from the late 1800s through the early 1950s.
When We Sing: The 7th Sense: JACK'S WATERFALL. Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist releases 11-track album that incorporate dance beats, tuba, organ and resonator guitar.
Lili and Walter
1208 Chestnut Ave., Austin, TX 78702
Who Drinks From the Lilies: Lili and Walter. Original and traditional folks songs infused with jazz and blues featuring a variety of instruments including guitar, recorder, hand percussion and harmonica.
6106 Cary Drive, Austin, TX 78757
Bring It On: SARAH PIERCE. Eighth album composed of 13 tracks of rock-infused country muscic.
Long Time Courting
77 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930
Alternate Routes: LONG TIME COURTING. Boston-based band releases album of high-energy dance tunes influenced by traditional Irish, Scottish and American folk music.
100 Church St., Brighton BN 1 1, England
057 The Light Inside: MARYBETH D'AMICO. New Jersey-native singer-songwriter releases second album in which she looks into the forces of darkness through music.
401 John Wright Rd., Mt. Juliet, TN 37216
We'll Rise Above: PETE MROZ. Nashville-based singer-songwriter completely funded by fans.
PO Box 124, Horsefly, BC V0L 1L0, Canada
1102 A Passing Glimpse: PHARIS & JASON ROMERO. Husband-and-wife duo featuring American roots music with banjo.
011001 Dubh agus Geal - Darkness and Light: Loric Colloquies: LORCÁN MACMATHÚNA. Traditional music from Ireland and Scandinavia featuring 12 tracks inspired by Gaelic and Norse folk.
P.O. Box 433, South Berwick, ME 03908
105 Wonderland: SUSIE BURKE DAVID SURETTE AND KENT ALLYN. Christmas recording by folk artists which features 11 classic tracks from America, France and Italy.
Many a Mickle
22110 Kergist Moelou, Pempoulrot, France
01 What Fortunes Guide a Sailor?: MANY A MICKLE. CD of 18 sea shanties sung a cappella, most of which are in English, while a few are in French.
2 The Mystery of Ron Davies: A Pacific Northwest Tribute: VARIOUS. Tribute folk/pop album featuring over 50 artists and musicians from the Seattle area.
P.O. Box 591, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
Box of Troubles: DANIELLE MIRAGLIA. Singer-songwriter based just outside of Boston featuring 10 original blues tracks with an infusion of classic rock.
134 Barbers Pond Rd., West Kingston, RI 02892
Detour: BILLY MITCHELL. Original tracks by the folk singer-songwriter which are inspired by his own traveling experiences.
6508 Solar Ct, Collins, CO 80525
140 Sing it Louder: CARY MORIN. Contemporary blues album demonstrating the Montana-native's fingerstyle guitar.
1808 Coventry Rd. , Apt. 9, Cleveland Hts., OH 4418-1663
Little By Little: CHARLIE MOSBROOK. Traditional American folk style songs by the singer-songwriter, featuring the mandolin, bass and banjo.
8 West 127th St., New York, NY 10027
71 A Moving Sound: A MOVING SOUND. Self-title first album released in America of Taiwan folk music.
P.O. Box 652, Cherryville, NC 28021
13612 So Much In Between: DARIN & BROOKE ALDRIDGE. Features twelve original tracks by husband/wife countrified bluegrass duo from North Carolina.
P.O. Box 120126, Nashville, TN 37212
Myrick/Peacock: MYRICK/PEACOCK. Nashville-based duo release pop-folk album with roots-influences.
5012 Brighton Road, Austin, TX 78745
011 Sorrow & Smoke: Live at The Horseshoe Lounge: SLAID CLEAVES. Live album recorded by Texas-based singer-songwriter which incorporates folk, country and rock styles.
Tortadur: SEVARA NAZARKHAN. Uzbekistani singer/musician releases second folk album which features a many different instruments, including the frame drums and the nai (traditional flute).
New Folk Records
13715 Rhode Island Ave So., Savage, MN 55378
187 Lost River: Vol. 1: DÁITHI SPROULE. Twelve traditional Irish songs, 2 of which feature original melodies composed by Sproule.
9215 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90212
6206 Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns: JOHN HIATT. 11 original tracks from roots singer-songwriter featuring blues guitar.
6207 World Wide Rebel Songs: TOM MORELLO: THE NIGHTWATCHMAN. Singer-songwriter and former guitarist of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave featuring 12 tracks performed with a full electric band
Jacob van Lennepkade 334E, Amsterdam, NJ 1053, Algemeen
2011001 Nikitov: NIKI JACOBS & BAND. Twelve original Yiddish & Jazz tracks by Netherlands-native.
Gagner L'Argent Francais: MAMANI KEITA. Afro-beat album featuring traditional Mandinke instruments such as the ngoni and monocorde meshed with the Chinese lute and classical strings.
A Feminist Manifesto: HEATHER O'NEILL. Six original blues-inspired tracks by the singer-songwriter based in Chicago.
Old Blue Records
4300 Elmstone Rd, Midlothian, VA 23113
705 Long-Time Piedmont Pals: KIRK SUTPHIN & RILEY BAUGUS. Old-time tracks featuring the use of the fingerstyle and clawhammer approach to banjo playing, in addition to the playing of the fiddle.
706 Live and Lively : THE NEW NORTH CAROLINA RAMBLERS. Various old-time songs, two of which were performed live at the Heritage Hall of Old Time Music in North Carolina.
708 In The Field Behind the Stage: Recordings from Galax Old Fiddlers Conventions 1967 & 2010: VARIOUS. Variety of blues tracks by different artists that were performed at the Old Fiddler's Convention in either 1967 or 2010.
P.O. Box 10309, Raleigh, NC 27605
1008 Barbecue Any Old Time: Blues from the Pit 1927-1942: VARIOUS. Anthology of vintage blues and jazz songs that are meant to accompany the long tradition of barbecue.
Old Man Henry
Last of the Long Days: ROBBY HECHT. Contemporary singer-songwriter releases 10 track album that blends acoustic and electric instrumentation.
Ayah Ye! Moving Train: KG OMULO. Singer-songwriter releases album of 11 dance tracks grounded in rock-infused, reggae-style Afrobeat.
Schloß Hamborn 20, Borchen D-33178, Germany
027 The Taal Tantra Experience: SIXTH SENSE. German and Indian musicians draw from multiple styles, including raga rock and jazz, with an emphasis on European and Indian rhythms.
Make or Break Me: KYLE PARK. Texas Singer-songwriter releases country album featuring 15 tracks, 4 of which were on his Spring 2010 EP.
1500 W. 8th St. #42, Mesa, AZ 85201
The Siren and the Saint: OBADIAH PARKER. Folk-inspired album that details the chronological journey of the artist's addiction to pornography.
P.O. Box 572, Rockville, MD 20848
Searching for a Home: ETHAN HUGHES. Bluegrass album featuring 12 tracks with banjo, rhythm guitar, mandolin and bass from this 20-year-old musician.
224 Thinking Today of My Home: LEON MORRIS. Twelve-track album featuring bluegrass music and instruments such as the mandolin, guitar, fiddle and banjo.
227 A Tribute to Bill Monroe: FRANK WAKEFIELD. Bluegrass tribute album to the bluegrass legend who originally inspired him to play the mandolin.
P.O. Box 24701, Baltimore, MD 21220
001 Beggar's Ride: BEGGAR'S RIDE. Baltimore-based singer-songwriter duo releases folk album of 10 original tracks which feature vocals and acoustic instrumentation.
Poor Boy's Soul
Burn Down: POOR BOY'S SOUL. Stomp blues album featuring kick drum, tambourine and guitar.
Angelita Maria Porcella
3503 Keene Ave, Baltimore, MD 21214
Gathering Stones: ANN PORCELLA. Singer-songwriter inspired by gospel featuring 14 tracks, featuring an acoustic array of standards from A. P. Carter, Ralph Stanley, Fran Weber and others, plus trads and originals.
P.O. Box 8070, San Jose, CA 95155
012 A Hundred White Lies: SHANE DWIGHT. Features 11 out of 12 original tracks from roots rocker with a blues influence.
Raven Marching Band
P.O. Box 12713, Portland, OR 97212
Tumble Bee: LAURA VEIRS. Children's folk album featuring songs from the early 20th century to ballads of famous folk artists, such as Woody Guthrie.
P.O. Box 2027, East Ivanhoe, VIC 3079, Australia
320 Jerry Jeff Walker: JERRY JEFF WALKER. Texas singer-songwriter releases country album, drawing inspiration from jazz, pop and Caribbean groove.
Apt. 1, 14 Lyndon Street, Warren, RI 02885
1811 With the Night Fast Approaching: REBECCA BARCLAY & JOHN STEELE. Canadian folk duo release album featuring original tracks based on the traditional songs from England, Scottland, Ireland, Canada and France.
Razor & Tie
214 Sullivan Street, 4th Fl., New York, NY 10012
Between the Concrete & Clouds: KEVIN DEVINE. Ten tracks by the singer-songwriter that feature instruments such as the keyboard, bass, mandolin, drums and guitar.
P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA 22906
1845 The Heart of a Song: JUNIOR SISK & RAMBLERS CHOICE. Thirteen-track album featuring the traditional bluegrass style this group has become known for.
7528 With Body and Soul: A Bluegrass Tribute to Bill Monroe: VARIOUS. Various bluegrass artists pay tribute to Bill Monroe.
7529 Let the Light Shine Down: A Gospel Tribute to Bill Monroe: VARIOUS. Various gospel-style artists pay tribute to Bill Monroe.
Red Dirt Music Company
In Farm We Trust: RICHIE OWENS AND THE FARM BUREAU. Twelve Americana style tracks that also draw influences from blues, rock and country.
P.O. Box 4044, 501 W. Lynnhurst Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104
242 Mercury: PIETA BROWN. Raw Americana-inspired original songs inspired by a dream the singer-songwriter had.
Redgy Blackout: REDGY BLACKOUT. EP featuring 6 original pop/folk songs and various instruments including the guitar and banjo.
4621 Fairmont Ave, Kansas City, MO 64112
Three Dollar Band: THREE DOLLAR BAND. Original contemporary tracks with instrumentals inspired by Irish and Appalachian music.
One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803
MOCKINGBIRD TIME: THE JAYHAWKS. Eighth album from the Minneapolis-based band of Anglophilic pop style tunes.
11661-9123-2 Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration: A Classic Bluegrass Tribute: VARIOUS. Tribute to the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth.
11661-97107-2 Sounds of Home: BLUE HIGHWAY. Grammy-nominated bluegrass group releases first album in 10 years.
P.O. Box 660040, Arcadia, CA 91066-0040
1077 Tall Grass & Cool Water, Cowboy Songs VI/Buckaroo Bluegrass III: MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY. Features 12 cowboy-inspired bluegrass songs by the Grammy nominated artist from Texas.
2010 Don't Wait for the Hearse to Take You to Church: RODNEY DILLARD & THE DILLARD BAND. Grammy-nominated artist releases 10-track album with 4 bonus tracks featuring bluegrass music, both traditional and non-traditional.
3064 Old New Cut Road, Springfield, TN 37172
1611 THE FAMOUS ROCKET CAGE: DONAL HINELY. Americana album featuring a variety of instruments, including the organ, mandolin, cello, resonator and electric guitars.
115 Parkside, Heage, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 2AF, U.K.
Lady Diamond: BRYONY GRIFFITH & WILL HAMPSON. English fiddler and singer duet that features tracks covering English and Scottish dance tunes and ballads.
P.O. Box 4666, Annapolis, MD 21403
0052 Evening: SUGAR RAY & THE BLUESTONES. Grammy-nominated harmonica virtuoso releases blues album featuring 12 songs, 9 of which are originals.
Shayna & The Catch
Lighthouse: SHAYNA & THE CATCH. Original tracks drawing influence from various styles including jazz, bluegrass, indie pop and folk.
2042-A Armacost Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025
826663-12722 Plays More Blues, Ballads and Favorites: JIMMIE VAUGHAN. Features 14 covers of classic tunes drawn from traditional-style blues.
8851 Starfall Way, Elk Grove, CA 95624-3206
Moorpark Oasis: DAVID SILVA. Collection of 10 original songs that blend folk, country and rock and are also available on iTunes.
5428 N. Gay Ave Apt. A, Portland, OR 97217
PB and Jam: PROFESSOR BANJO. Collaboration with various other artists featuring traditional music intended for sing-along purposes with children.
26 Cox Rd, Westminster, VT 05158
002 Unfinished Business: HENRY MCCULLOUGH. Features acoustic bluesy originals as well as covers, drawing inspiration from American and Celtic roots.
P.O. Box 1997, Highland Park, IL 60035-1997
This is My Story This is My Song: EDDIE ROBINSON. Chicago-based gospel musician featuring collaborations with 3 other vocalists, drummer and 2 organists.
14792 Dahlquist Rd, Irvine, CA 92604
A Voice Forever in the Wind: ORRIEL SMITH. Collection of traditional folk songs from Ireland, Britain, America, Mexico, Russia and New Zealand.
600 Maryland Ave. SW, Ste. 2001, Washington, DC 20024
40535 ¡SOY SALVADORÑO!: LOS HERMANOS LOVO. Features chanchona music by this El Salvadoran family band as a tribute to their homeland.
45071 Golden Kids Rules: CHIP TAYLOR & THE GRANDKIDS. Thirteen original songs featuring the folk singer-songwriter and his three granddaughters on his first children's album.
SongWays / Ozella
Schloß Hamborn 20, Borchen D-33178, Germany
509 World Gone Wrong: ROGER MATURA. Features 22 tracks with an eclectic combination of American folk, blues and jazz, with Celtic influences by the German singer-songwriter.
Calamity: CALAMITY JANE. Shirley and Stuart Mitchell are accompanied by David Mosher on this roots album.
Arts Center of Cannon County, P.O. Box 111, Woodbury, TN 37190
108 Discovery: The Rebirth of Mississippi John Hurt: MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT. Recording done by blues legend made in 1963 and remastered in CD form.
012 Wine from a Mug: BROOM BEZZUMS. German singer-songwriter duo release acoustic album in English which features 10 original and trad tracks
Box 861, Edmonton, AB T5J 2L8, Canada
Low Down and Tore Up: THE DUKE ROBILLARD BAND. Blues tribute by the Grammy-nominated artist to R&B music of the '40s and '50s.
1346 Steady Love: MARIA MULDAUR. Blues album featuring collaborations with funk artists from New Orleans.
The Audio Refuge Compilation: VARIOUS. Dance music from a variety of artists pulling from multiple influences, including traditional African and Arab folk, reggae, dub-step and hip-hop.
120 31st Ave North, Nashville, TN 37203
4071 V: KENNY VAUGHAN. Solo-debut album from Nashville-based artist which demonstrates his style of guitar slinging and features tracks that are a mixture of country and pop
4072 Long Line of Heartaches: CONNIE SMITH. First album released in 15 years by this traditional country music artist featuring a dozen new tracks.
4077 The Place I Left Behind: THE DEEP DARK WOODS. Canadian folk quintet releases first album on the Sugar Hill record label.
Boom!: TOM HAMBRIDGE. Four-time Grammy Nominated artist releases 11-track CD which reflects his blues, rock and country influences.
Zebulon, NC 27597
A Kinda Love This World Could Never Burn: NICK DRIVER. Singer-songwriter releases album of acoustic folk-rock songs.
23307 Commerce Park Rd., Cleveland, OH 44122
3301502 Just A Dream: MORELAND & ARBUCKLE. Kansas duo release album of blues-inspired garage-rock.
The Crooked Road
1 Heartwood Circle, 851 French Moore. Jr. Blvd. Suite 146, Abingdon, VA 24210
The Crooked Road: A Treasury of American Music: VARIOUS. Two-disc boxed set of bluegrass songs by artists who live along the Crooked Road in Southwest Virginia.
The Todalo Shakers
2935 Piedmont Ave., Berkeley , CA 94705
Tickled, Too: THE TODALO SHAKERS. Fourteen funky blues party tracks of the 1920s and '30s which feature many instruments, such as mandolin, guitar, banjo, fiddle and bowed-bass.
What You're Doing to Me: TILFORD SELLERS. Five original country tracks with a modern twist, featuring ballads as well as honky tonk dance tunes.
Characterist: CHRISTOPHER BROWN. New York-based singer-songwriter releases 3rd album of 12 original tracks.
Direct Holdings Americas, Inc., Customer Service, Virginia Beach, VA 23479-1003
26414-D Hank Williams: The Legend Begins : HANK WILLIAMS. Three-CD package which includes the very first recordings and unheard tracks by this country/blues singer-songwriter.
50 Stroud Green Rd., London N4 3ES, U.K.
584 Purpose & Grace: MARTIN SIMPSON. English fingerstyle guitarist and folk singer releases album of originals as well as covers.
585 Ragged Kingdom: JUNE TABOR & OYSTERBAND. Twelve-track collaboration of English folk singer and roots band.
6214 Valley View Rd., Goodlettsville, TN 37072
Remembering: CHRIS COOK. Twelve-track album featuring the guitarist's blend of blues, r&b, rock and country.
Side One: See How Far I Get: REED TURNER. Six original Americana/folk tracks from contemporary roots rocker.
978 Van Auken Cir., Palo Alto, CA 94302
002 Introducing the Tuttles with AJ Lee: THE TUTTLES WITH AJ LEE. Family band and teen-aged guest release album of 12 bluegrass-style tracks.
002 The Hogtown Sessions: IVAN ROSENBERG & THE FOGGY HOGTOWN BOYS. Bluegrass album featuring originals, trads and standards, contains instrumentation on resonator guitar, the banjo, mandolin and the bass.
P.O. Box 60057, Titirangi Auckland 7, New Zealand
1009 Havili: TE VAKA. Thirteen original tracks in the style of Pacific music from New Zealand.
3300 Warner Blvd., Burbank, CA 91505
This is My Blood: THE DIRT DRIFTERS. Debut album from Nashville-based country band which features influences from genres including rock, funk and r&b.
Whaling City Sound
1178 Tucker Rd., North Dartmouth, MA 02747
054 Hi Fly: JOHN STEIN. Jazz-inspired 10-track album featuring instruments including guitar, acoustic piano, Hammond organ, acoustic bass and drums.
6395 Gunpark Dr., Suite A, Boulder, CO 80301
0118 Sangha: BEN LEINBACH. Eight mantra/chant songs.
0121 Yoga Lounge: GLOBESONIC DJ ALSULTANY. Twelve New Age-style and dance songs that combine modern kirtan and Indian music.
275 Richmond Ave., South Orange, NJ 07079
00003 Not Gonna Beg: ALI HOFFMAN. Six track EP featuring original soul and blues compositions by the singer-songwriter
8 Alfred Square, Deal, Kent CT14 6LU, U.K.
2051 Old School Songs: DAVE COUSINS AND BRIAN WILLOUGHBY. Folk acoustic album, some of which was recorded live at the Exmouth Summer Festival.
2052 Acoustic Gold: STRAWBS. Acoustic album of rereleases from British-based traditionally rock-infused folk band.
2053 19 Rupert St.: SANDY DENNY. Twelve-track folk album featuring Alex Campbell, and recorded in his home, in Glagow on August 5, 1967.
P.O. Box 541336, Linden Hill Station, NY 11354
2011 Bali 1928 I: Gamelan Gong Kebyar: VARIOUS. The first in a series of 5 CDs which contains untraditional, avant-garde music made in Bali prior to World War II.604907201128
1910 Madison Avenue #671, Memphis, TN 38104
1842 Misery Loves Company: MARY FLOWER. Blues fingerstyle guitarist releases twelve original tracks featuring various other artists who contribute to this blend of ragtime, acoustic blues and folk album.
Yodel-Ay-Hee / Christian Wig
PO Box 22, Mechanicstown, OH 44651
Lost Indian: Fiddling on the Frontier: CHRISTIAN WIG, WHITT MEAD, JOE LAROSE AND LAURA LEWIS. Appalachian Fiddle Tunes featuring primarily the fiddle and the banjo.
080 Come Back Boys & Feed the Horses: CHRISTIAN WIG & MARK WARD. Collection of old-time fiddle tunes from the 1800s featuring multiple fiddle-banjo duets.
First Run Features
630 Ninth Avenue, suite 1213, New York, NY 10036
PHIL OCHS: THERE BUT FOR FORTUNE: Kenneth Bowser. Documentary of the life and musical career of Phil Ochs and his push for social and political change.
P.O. Box 340, Woodstock, NY 12498
AR21 A GUITARIST'S GUIDE TO SOLO ARRANGING AND PERFORMING: Steve Kaufman. Features 2 hours of detailed guitar instruction in which Steve Kaufman provides drills, licks, scales, chords and exercises to help with guitar technique, as well as teaches the viewer how to play 10 different songs.
MN21 GET STARTED ON THE MANDOLIN: Steve Kaufman. One hour and 40 minute lesson on how to get started playing the mandolin in which the viewer will learn the notes and scales, pick technique, rhythmic counting and chord changes.
ST21 GET STARTED ON BLUEGRASS AND COUNTRY GUITAR: Steve Kaufman. DVD that teaches the viewer how to tune up, hold the pick, press the strings to the fret board and play chords on the guitar, in addition to many other elements involved in playing guitar.
VC21 A LESSON WITH ODETTA: EXPLORING LIFE, MUSIC AND SONG: Odetta. Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell interviews Odetta, a singer, actress and human rights activist who was involved in the American folk and blues revival. She shares the history, songs and singing techniques she has acquired throughout the years.
WK21 JUMPIN' JIM'S UKULELE WORKSHOP: Jim Beloff. Jim Beloff presents his zen ukulele concepts to those trying to increase their skills with the instrument, emphasizing chord forms, picking patterns and key changes.
422 Business Center, H-840 N Circle Dr, Oaks, PA 19456
4992D JAM DOWN: Emmanuel Brown. Reggae film shot in 1980 featuring roots artists Toots Hilbert and The Congos, including live performances.
Novo Arts Inc.
1532 N. Milwaukee St, Suite 204, Chicago, IL 60622
CLASSIC MOMENTS IN JUBILEE SHOWCASE: Various. Documentary film featuring rare performances from a local Emmy award winning Chicago gospel music television show that aired from 1963-1984, called Jubilee Showcase.