Welcome to the first "online" edition of "Publication Noted." Here you can find an annotated listing for all the releases submitted to Sing Out! during September, October & November of 2007. 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. We hope to be able to make this data more broadly searchable and linkable in the future. Thanks for your patience during our transition of certain long-time magazine features from print to the web!
Publication Noted (Sept. thru Nov. ’07)
4 Industrial Dr., Pacific, MO 63069-3611
PARKING LOT PICKER'S SONGBOOK: GUITAR EDITION by Dix Bruce. 2007, ISBN: 0786674989, spiral $29.95, 304pp., 9 x 12, Index by artist. Music, tablature, chords and lyrics to more than 225 bluegrass, old time, country and Gospel songs by Bill Monroe, Doc Watson and more; includes 2 CDs that contain enough of each song to learn the melody.
Taylor & Francis Group, 270 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016
MUSIC IN THE POST-9/11 WORLD by Jonathan Ritter and J. Martin Daughtry. 2007, ISBN: 0415978076, pbk $24.95, 328pp., 6 x 9, index. Interdisciplinary collection of 12 critical essays by North American and western European scholars discusses the varied and complex roles music had played in the wake of September 11, 2001.
University of Illinois Press
1325 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820
LIVE FAST LOVE HARD by Diane Diekman. 2007, ISBN: 0252032489, cloth $29.95, 296pp., 6 x 9, Appendix, notes, index. Biography of Nashville music scene honky tonker, subtitled The Faron Young Story.
AIR CASTLE OF THE SOUTH: WSM AND THE MAKING OF MUSIC CITY by Craig Havighurst. 2007, ISBN: 0252032578, cloth $29.95, 272pp., 6 x 9, Notes, bibliography, index. History of the radio station started in 1925 that widely affected the character and self-image of Nashville and country music.
TOGETHER LET US SWEETLY LIVE: THE SINGING AND PRAYING BANDS by Jonathan C. David. 2007, ISBN: 9780252074196, pbk $27, 264pp., 7 x 10, sources, index, other books in series. A look into the unique grassroots African American religious institutions called Singing and Praying Bands with photographs by Richard Holloway; includes CD of original field recordings.
University of Rochester Press
668 Mount Hope Ave., Rochester, NY 14620-2731
RUTH CRAWFORD SEEGER'S WORLDS: INNOVATION AND TRADITION IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN MUSIC by Ray Allen and Ellie M. Hisama. 2007, ISBN: 158046212X, cloth $75, 312pp., 6 x 9, Selected discography, list of contributors, index. Interdisciplinary exploration of the life and pioneering musical activities of American composer and folk music activist.
111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774
BANJO FOR DUMMIES by Bill Evans. 2007, ISBN: 0470127627, pbk $24.99, 330pp., 8 x 9, index. Basic approach to playing banjo popular in folk music and bluegrass, also addressing basic musical concepts; includes CD-ROM containing more than 90 instructional MP3-formatted audio tracks.
21st Century Blues
P.O. Box 51286, New Orleans, LA 70151
2114 Rise: CHRIS THOMAS KING. Contemporary blues from New Orleans musician/actor, with mediations on Hurricane Katrina and a dedication to his mother who died in 2005.
Lindberg Lyd AS, Box 56 Bogerud, Oslo NO-0621, Norway
45 Edvard Grieg Choral Music: GREX VOCALIS. Choral group performs works spanning Norwegian composer's 44-year career, including songs for male voices, psalms, children's songs and more.
1821 Hillandale Rd, #374, Durham, NC 27705-2671
307012 Oh Yell!: midtown dickens. Indie-folk from Durham, NC.
c/o Savoy Label Group, 429 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 330, Santa Monica, CA 90405
17652 Strange Names and New Sensations: Steve Forbert. 12 original folk rock songs.
334 W. Union St., West Chester, PA 19382-3329
04004 The Rest is Yet to Come: DOUBLE DECKER STRING BAND. 19 tracks of new old-time music.
06004 From Mali to America: BOB CARLIN and CHEICK HAMALA DIABATE. An exploration of the roots of West African and American music, especially the connection between the banjo and one of its predecessors, the ngoni.
07001 Birdie: MARTIN and JOHNSON. Southern songs and fiddle tunes performed by North Carolina stringband.
07002 Old-Time Fiddle Lesson, Vol. I: MATT BROWN. Instructional CD on which 12 fiddle tunes are played at both slow and moderate tempos by renowned teacher and performer of old-time fiddle; accompanying learning aids available online.
84 N. 9th St. #410, Brooklyn, NY 11211
003 Butane Variations: BUTANE VARIATIONS. 10 tracks from psych-tinged, garage-style Americana 6-piece.
P.O. Box 4143, San Rafael, CA 94913-4143
67 Satisfied: JOHN SEBASTIAN and DAVID GRISMAN. Acoustic duets featuring traditional folk tunes, blues, instrumentals and originals.
Postach 1945, Osnabrück D-49009, Germany
1380 The Road to Lisdoonvarna: FRANCO MORONE. New fingerstyle guitar arrangements of traditional and borrowed Celtic music.
1382 Freakpop: BEDA. Blend of Latin, funk, fingerstyle, jazz and world music played on acoustic guitar.
1385 Leaving Argentina: DAVID BECKER TRIBUNE. Jazz guitar compositions inspired by artist's travel through the land of the gauchos.
1386 Just in Time: WILLIE SALOMON. American blues and roots played by self-taught Straubing artist with American roots.
60 East 56th St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022
1039 Mike Marshall and Darol Anger with Väsen: Mike Marshall and Darol Anger with Väsen. Collaboration between two American acoustic musicians and Swedish new-traditionalist string trio.
227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA 22180
01 Luke Brindley: Luke Brindley. Original roots rock on New Jersey-born, DC-based artist's debut solo album.
P.O. Box 60234, Chicago, IL 60660
4917 Black Cat Bone: LEE ROCKER. Ten originals and three covers on album of Americana, blues and proto-rock and roll.
1603 Horton Ave., Nashville, TN 37212-2827
1236536 The Bluegrass Elvises, Vol. 1: SHAWN CAMP and BILLY BURNETTE. Bluegrass-style covers of 12 Elvis songs.
6400 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
Close to Dark: BRANDI SHEARER. Blues-tinged singer-songwriter backed by band.
17125 C.W. Bluemound Rd #104, Brookfield, WI 53005
0207 Bread or Water: ALARIA TAYLOR. Singer-songwriter's 5-track country-rock EP.
c/o Epitaph, 2798 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
86794 Healing the Divide: VARIOUS. Live recording of the 2003 concert event to benefit Healing the Divide's Tibetan health initiative, with special address by His Holiness the Dali Lama and performances by The Gyuto Tantric Choir, Anoushka Shankar, Tom Waits, Philip Glass and others.
86830 We'll Never Turn Back: MAVIS STAPLES. Reinterpretations of freedom songs of the Civil Rights movement and originals written by Mavis and Ry Cooder, with backing by Mike Elizonda, Jim Keltner, Loachim Cooder and Ry Cooder.
7 East 8th St. #170, New York, NY 10003
7201 Nosso Tempo: CHORO ENSEMBLE. Original and borrowed Brazilian choro music.
P.O. Box 2593, West Chester, PA 19380
1102 Sowing the Seeds: The 10th Anniversary: VARIOUS. 37-track 2-CD sampler set of contemporary, traditional and political folk music from the first 10 years of Appleseed Recordings.
1103 Give US Your Poor: VARIOUS. 17 new recordings by Jon Bon Jovi, Danny Glover, Keb' Mo' and others in a collaborative effort to end homelessness.
1104 Experience ... 101: SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK. Female African American women's a capella group with percussion backing sings 18 folk, gospel, jazz, blues and rap-style songs about life lessons geared toward children.
P.O. Box 111, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4FZ, U.K.
2095 Contemporary and Traditional Chinese Music: SILK STRING QUARTER. Classically trained Chinese female quartet.
2096 Japanese Music by Michio Miuagi Vol. 1: YAMATO ENSEMBLE. Music from significant Japanese composer played on shakuhachi, koto and jushichigen with occasional vocals.
2098 Best of Scottish Fiddle: VARIOUS. 15 tracks of instrumental traditional and other Scottish fiddle music.
2102 Borsht with Bread, Brothers / Klezmer: YALE STROM and HOT PSTROMI. Klezmer melodies with vocals, violin, guitar, bass, accordion and percussion.
2103 Japanese Folk Songs: JIJO HIROTA. New arrangements Japanese folk songs with strings, harp and children's vocals.
2104 Chinese Taoist Music: TAOIST MUSIC ORCHESTRA OF THE SHANGHAI CITY GOD TEMPLE. Played with traditional wind, string and percussion instruments.
10341 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530
9059 Beto Villa: Father of Orquesta Tejana Vol. 1: BETO VILLA. 15 of artist's original hits from the late '40s and early '50s, originally released on Ideal Records.
9060 Mi Unico Camino: Conjunto Bernal. Rerelease of 15 original 1950s Tejano roots songs.
The White House, Great Fencote, Northallerton, N Yorks DL7 0RX, U.K.
1007 Now Then?: WENDY ARROWSMITH. 5 originals and 8 traditional and traditional-style Scottish songs.
Ackerstrasse 14/15, Berlin D-10115, Germany
1307 Sounds From A Bygone Age, Vol. 4: TONI IORDACHE. Recordings from the 1960s and 70s of one of Romania's most popular cimbalom/ tambal player.
Austin and Elliot
20 Balknap St, Apt. 2, Arlington, MA 02474
106 Truth that Hurts: LISA AUSTIN and CHRIS ELLIOT. 5-track pop-folk EP from Massachusetts-based singer-songwriter duo.
P.O. Box 51, High Bridge, NJ 08829
What's Your Sign?: JOE CASSADY AND THE WEST END SOUND. Alt-country from Manhattan singer-wongwriter and band.
4110 SE Hawthorne #211, Portland, OR 97214
938 Pressure: NYLES LENNON. Sophomore effort of San Francisco-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
12400 Ventura Blvd. #650, Studio City, CA 91604
On The Radio: LARRY BAGBY. 6-track country/folk rock EP is singer-songwriter's sophomore effort.
633 10th St. #4, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Barbes-Brooklyn: STEPHANE WREMBEL. Mostly original gypsy jazz with a handful of covers.
0016 The Roots of Chicha: Psychadelic Cumbias from Peru: VARIOUS. Music with a sound from '60s Lima that blends Peru's indigenous melodies with Colombia's cumbia dance rhythm, surf rock wah-wah pedals and rock organ.
Achtern Dahl 4, Vollersode 27729, Germany
16178 Queen of the Coast: BONNIE OWENS. 4-CD boxed set collection of country singer's works from 1953-1971, including duets with Merle Haggard; comes with 76-page hardcover book of photos and biographical information.
16853 Cousin Emmy and Her Kinfolks 1939-1947: COUSIN EMMY. 38 recordings from the career banjo-picking mountain music singer and entertainer.
16860 The Hot Guitar: EDDIE HILL. 1947 and 1957 recordings of country, country jazz and rock 'n' roll from country/rockabilly singer and DJ known for his work with the Louvin brothers.
10 Park Head, Birdsedge, Huddersfield, HD8 8XW, U.K.
0701 The Outside Track: THE OUTSIDE TRACK. Irish and traditional tunes with contemporary interpretation played by young international band whose members met at the traditional music school in Limerick, Ireland.
Beyond A Capella
PO Box 1921, Scottsdale , AZ 85252
Jerry Lawson and the Talk of the Town: JERRY LAWSON and THE TALK OF THE TOWN. A capella covers of country songs, church hymns, jazz classics and more by the likes of Sam Cooke, Billy Joel, Randy Newman, Shania Twain and others, performed by 5-piece male vocal group.
Box 95105, Kingsgate RPO, Vancouver, BC V5T 4T8, Canada
973 Hold On: THE SOJOURNERS. Debut album from Vancouver-based gospel trio.
975 Today's Remains: SHUYLER JANSEN. Second solo effort from member of roots rock band Old Reliable.
976 Hang Me Oh Hang Me: THE DEEP DARK WOODS. Sophomore album of country, folk-rock and bluegrass from Saskatoon band.
P.O. Box 2344, San Francisco, CA 94126
5119 Long Time Coming: NAPPY BROWN. Return album from Rhythm & Blues pioneer.
8009 The Essential Magic Slim: MAGIC SLIM. 15 songs from veteran blues artist with trademark slash and burn guitar style.
P.O. Box 6019, Elgin, IL 60121
1008 Play It 'Til Tomorrow: NICK MOSS and the FLIP TOPS. Mostly originals and three covers on double CD set of Chicago blues.
1009 Since Way Back: GERRY HUNDT. Eleven originals and covers of Otis Spann and Jimmy Rogers from blues mandolinist.
1010 Tear Down Chicago: THE KILBORN ALLEY BLUES BAND. A dozen originals from ensemble blues band with performances by Nick Moss, Gerry Hundt and RB singer Abraham Johnson.
1011 Hard Pill To Swallow: BILL LUPKIN. 14 originals from veteran blues harpist with backing on guitar, mandolin, keyboard, bass and percussion.
Liebhartstalstrasse 15, Vienna A-1160, Austria
1620 Slow Train: HANS THEESSINK. Dutch guitarist plays original American-style blues and roots.
142 Honeywell Drive, Claymont, DE 19703
Sing Me A Song: BLUE HEAVEN. Bluegrass Gospel played by Maryland 4-piece.
P.O. Box 352, Phoenix, AZ 85001
103 House Rockin' and Blues Shoutin': VARIOUS. Live blues music by The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Floyd Dixon, Louisiana Red and others recorded at the Rhythm Room in Phoenix.
104 Travelin' the Dirt Road: DAVE RILEY and BOB CORRITORE. 8 original and 2 borrowed Delta blues songs.
Bluebird Café Berlin
Karl-Marx-Allee 105A, Berlin 10243, Germany
0024 Wild and Windy Places: JOHN SHREVE. A collection of songs about the American West.
77 Maitland Place, Suite 311, Toronto, ON M4Y 2V6, Canada
002 Inside: LESLEY YOUNG. Jazz.folk from singer-songwriter/guitarist.
P.O. Box 541, Forestville, CA 95436
Laugh at the Wind: CHRIS BRAMBLE BAND. Psychedelic folk rock with traditional and modern influences from California 5-piece.
1248 W Granville, Chicago, IL 60640
New American Way: THOMAS PACE. 11 originals from Chicago singer-songwriter.
4 Research Drive, Suite 402, Shelton, CT 06484
003 Shine: SWEETBIRD. Mostly original acoustic inspirational/spiritual songs by guitar and vocal duo and one Elton John cover.
331 West 57th St #487, New York, NY 10019
Spiral: Brazz Tree. Acoustic folk rock that fuzes world, roots and rock.
Cake vs. Pie
5117 NE Skidmore St, Portland, OR 97218
Government Issue Orchestra: GOVERNMENT ISSUE ORCHESTRA. Mostly traditionals played by 5-piece Appalachian stringband.
409 W. Olympic Bl. #402, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Words Become Flesh: JESSICA PENROSE. 9 originals from singer-songwriter.
3131 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85017
6412 Po'li: Traditional Songs of the Hopi: CLARK TENAKHONGVA. New songs about Hopi life and culture.
6427 Prayers for My Father: CLINTON DENNY with GERALD PRIMEAUX, SR.. Original harmonized songs for the Native American Church, dedicated to the artist's father.
6428 Hear the Beat: BLACKFOOT CONFEDERACY. Classic and new powwow songs performed recorded live by members of the Kainai, Siksika, Peigan and Blackfot tribes at Fort McDowell.
221-C Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202
Equality Road: We Will Never Give Up and In the Out Door: KRISTIN LEMS. Double CD of protest and activist songs, including live recordings from 1982 and march songs from the women's movement, from ERA activist and feminist singer-songwriter.
3 Kalle Las Calas, Sante Fe, NM 87507
The Hurling Boys: GERRY CARTHY. Traditional Irish music from Galway City.
Cascada de Flores
3715 Avon Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Mi Sueño: CASCADA DE FLORES. Traditional songs of Mexico, Cuba and Puerto Rico from cities and country performed by female singers.
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
252 Delta Ave., Clarksdale, MS 38614
1004 Live At Seventy Five: BIG GEORGE BROCK. Live blues performance at the Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Miss. on May 12, 2007.
25-90 35th St, Apt. 4B, Astoria, NY 11103
Home: PAUL CATALDO. 5 originals from NYC-based singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 13611, Portland, OR 97213
Winter Rings: JAMIE STILLWAY. Acoustic instrumental folk with jazz influence, with contributions from Courtney Von Drehle of 3 Leg Torso and Lesley Kernochan of Vagabond Opera.
PO BOX 23205, Washington, DC 20026
When New York Was Irish: TERENCE WINCH feat. CELTIC THUNDER and NARROWBACKS. Anthology of songs and tunes by NYC-born poet and artist of Irish decent, played with Irish folk band.
6657 Wayne Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119
52933 Mesopotamia Blues: JOHN TRAIN. A collection of anti-war songs.
350 Stream Road, Ripley, ME 04930
0702 4Evergreen: EVERGREEN. Blend of bluegrass with folk, blues, old-time, country and swing from 4-piece acoustic American roots ensemble.
P.O. Box 44, Asheville, NC 28802
The Weary Wake Up: ELIZA LYNN. Blues, Americana, pop, R&B, soul and jazz on singer-songwriter's sophomore self-release album.
1508 Gladstone Ave, Victoria, BC V8R 1S5
Reunion: DAVE CLARKE. Original songs and acoustic instrumental tracks on Canadian singer-songwriter/guitarist's second solo album.
Indreabhá n, Conamara, Co. na Gaillimhe, Ireland
165 Pride of the West: JOHN WYNNE and JOHN McEVOY. Traditional Irish music on flute and fiddle, with guests Arty McGlynn and Paddy McEvoy.
166 Turning the Tune: CHARLIE LENNON. 2-disc collection of traditional and original Irish fiddle music.
167 The Merry Love to Play: PETER HORAN and GERRY HARRINGTON. Unaccompanied Irish flute and fiddle music.
168 A Tribute to Andy McGann: JOE BURKE, BRIAN CONWAY and FELIX DOLAN. The music of late great Sligo-American style musician played by his protá gé and friends.
PO Box 5921, West End, Brisbane, 4101 Queensland, Australia
04 Dance the Sun Up: CLOUDSTREET. Australian duo performs traditional-style songs and ballads on guitar, Irish flute and vocal harmonies.
05 Clouds on the Road: CLOUDSTREET. Instrumental and harmonic vocal duo's live performances recorded in Australia and New Zealand.
P.O. Box 838, Itasca, IL 60143
807 The Final Concert: THE KINGSTON TRIO. Previously unreleased recording of group's last performance together.
dist. Sony, 550 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022
710139 Live In Dublin: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. Two-CD set and DVD both featuring 23 songs drawn from the session band's performances in Dublin, Ireland, at The Point in November of 2006.
dist. Sony Music, 550 Madison Ave., 17th Fl., New York, NY 10022-3211
84224 Celebrate! Songs of Worship: VARIOUS. 12 worship songs performed by gospel artists Mary Mary, Cece Winans, Oleta Adams, Men of Standard and others.
The Great Jones Building, 708 Main St., Ste. 720, Houston, TX 77002
Everybody's Brother: BILLY JOE SHAVER. Country roots music with guest vocals from John Anderson, Marty Stuart, Tanya Tucker, Kris Kristofferson, and producer John Carter Cash.
916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212
4458 Lightweights and Gentlemen: LAU. Experimental folk from guitar/accordion/fiddle trio.
4461 Four on the Floor: OLD BLIND DOGS. Members of traditional Scottish folk band share vocal responsibilities on contemporary and traditional songs.
4462 Michael Black: MICHAEL BLACK. Debut solo album from banjoist/guitarist/vocalist and member of one of the best-known families in Irish Music.
4463 A Letter Home: Athena Tergis. 14 tracks of mostly traditional Irish Celtic music on fiddle.
4464 Kane Welch Kaplin: KIERAN KANE, KEVIN WELCH and FATS KAPLIN. 12 acoustic folk songs based in country and blues.
4466 Prodigal Son: MARTIN SIMPSON. Mix of original and traditional songs and tunes played by fingerstyle guitarist.
100 N. Crescent Dr., Ste. 275, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
30301 Strange Weirdos: Music from and inspired by the film Knocked Up: Loudon Wainwright III. 10 new orginals from the singer-songwriter on this movie soundtrack plus a previous orginal, two instrumentals and a Peter Blegvad cover.
7006 12th Ave South, Seattle, WA 98108
006 Rowan Schuitevoerder: Rowan Schuitevoerder. Debut EP from young Australia-born blues guitarist.
007 Chili Jackson: CHILI JACKSON. 3-song EP from Portland, Oregon bass player/singer-songwriter with band.
521 Westcrest Dr, Nashville, TN 37211
255093 Strange Adventure: The MERCY BROTHERS. Rerelease of Boston-based 4-piece's 2006 collection of roots songs, with seven additional tracks.
255096 At Least That Much Was True: JEFF TALMADGE. Texas singer-songwriter's latest 11 original rootsy Americana songs.
Cord International / Hana Ola
P.O. Box 152, Ventura, CA 93002-0152
97000 Slack and Steel Kaua'i Style: KEN EMERSON and FRIENDS. Acoustic Hawaiian slack key and steel guitar music including four originals and updated classics.
P.O. Box 51979, Boston, MA 02205
005 Red's Place: THE STARLINE RHYTHM BOYS. Vermont-based 3-piece plays country, bluegrass and rockabilly songs that praise a simple way of life.
P.O. Box 787, Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, TN 37088-0787
268276 Working Man's Journey: Merle Haggard. 6 old and 6 new blue-collar ballads.
43 rue General Patton, Brussels 1050, Belgium
40 Maskarada: TARAF DE HAÏDOUKS. 12-piece Balkan Gypsy band reinterprets classical pieces by Bartok, Khachaturian, Albeniz and others.
43 Nuit Tsigane: Gypsy Night at Le Divan Du Monde: GAETANO FABRI. Club versions of gypsy music by various artists, including a DJ, jazz musician and percussionist from Brussels.
Medjugorska 61, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
5734697 Livio Morosin: LIVIO MOROSIN. 19 tracks of Croatian roots music.
97 Crooked Creek Dr, Yorkville, IL 60560
Unified Folk Theory: THE GIVING TREE BAND. 2-disc collection of acoustic songs promoting natural, healthy living and a sustainable environment, from socially and environmentally conscious Chicago folk group.
1254 W. Addison St. #3, Chicago, IL 60613
The River: MICHAEL RENO HARRELL. 15 new Americana songs from southern Appalachia singer-songwriter/storyteller.
4619 47th St. NW, Washington, DC 20016
103 Rosewood Castle: ROBIN BULLOCK. 13 Celtic guitar solos and duets with artists including Alex de Grassi, Al Petteway, John Doyle, Tony McManus and Steve Baughman.
P.O. Box 5352, Atlanta, GA 31107
1003 Raw: BOBBY RUSH. 13 mostly original soul-blues songs played solo on guitar and harmonica.
Church Street Station, P.O. Box 1183, New York, NY 10008
January Hiding: CHRISTINE DeLEON. 11 originals from New Jersey-born singer-songwriter.
4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618
619 On The Chicago Blues Scene: SLEEPY JOHN ESTES. Rerelease of 1968 traditional/electric blues album originally titled Electric Sleep.
756 W.E. Ross Parkway, Southaven, MS 38671
Break This Record: DEERING and DOWN. 12 originals from female vocalist and slide-guitarist Americana duo.
1615 Cobb Pkwy, Marietta, GA 30066
Bethany Dick: BETHANY DICK. 4-track EP from fiddle player/singer-songwriter inspired by bluegrass and traditional music, with band backing
DiCristina Stair Builders
2745 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
11P Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind: VASHTI BUNYAN. Singles and demos from British singer-songwriter's career from 1964 to 1967.
Box 658, Sheffield S10 3YR, U.K.
30 Army of Briars: Army of Briars. British folk music influenced by the musicians' classical training.
Rh Pozitif Muzik Yapim, Oba Sokak, No:1/4, Cihangir, Istanbul 34433, Turkey
036 Anatolian Wedding: SELIM SESLER. Romanian wedding music from the master clarinetist, Selim, and ensemble, produced by 3 Mustapha's Ben Mandelson.
040 Taksim Trio: TAKSIM TRIO. Fusion of Turkish, Gypsy and jazz instrumentals from masters of the clarinet, baglama and quanun.
Down Peninsula Audio
251 Baltic St. #2, Brooklyn, NY 11201
0013 Killed Our Darlings: TIM PAK and SEAN MADIGAN HOEN. Split album, consisting of five acoustic pieces from either singer/songwriter, with a Neil Young collaborative cover.
P.O. Box 164, Germantown, OH 45327
004 The Old Step-Stone: ANN and PHIL CASE. A collection of 14 old-time duets.
Dun Eistein Productions
5823 Dusty Heath Ct., Katy, TX 77450
03 Under a Texas Skye: HUGH MORRISON. Scottish squeezebox player presents original and traditional Celtic music.
c/o Felmay Records, Strada Roncaglia 16, San Germano, AL 15040, Italy
8123 Lila: SIDH. An acoustic joining of the traditional sounds of the Moroccan Gnawa Sidi Mimoun brotherhood and the rhythms and melodies of the Mediterranean.
8126 Dea: MAU MAU. Italian ethnic rock music with lyrics rooted in the Italian social and political scene.
8127 Oba Train: TERRAKOTA. World music from multiethnic band from Lisbon.
c/o Market Square, Market House, Market Square, Winslow MK18 3AF, U.K.
104 Old Wine/New Skins: VARIOUS. Contemporary interpretations of traditional English songs.
013 Smoke of Home: MEGSON. Second album from British acoustic folk duo.
309 Frankby Road, Greasby, Wirral, Merseyside CH4 3PE, United Kingdom
England Stone: ELBOW JANE. Acoustic music from contemporary 5-piece English folk band.
Masovngata 20, Kongsberg 3616, Norway
17 Love Songs and Trance Music from Baluchistan: ABDULRAHMAN SURIZEHI. 2-CD set of mostly traditional improvisations for the benju, a keyed psaltry from the region connecting Pakistan, Iran and India.
P.O. Box 40, Workington, Cumbria CA14 3GJ, U.K.
106 Song Singer: BRAM TAYLOR. Collection of songs from established and lesser known songwriters, as well as a classic traditional song.
202 Rushes: TOM KITCHING and GREN BARTLEY. Original and traditional English folk, Americana and Blues played by duo on fiddle and guitar.
207 Last Orders: LAST ORDERS. Band of young instrumentalists plays traditional Irish, Swedish, Jewish, Scottish and Gaelic music.
P.O. Box 2160, Pulaski, VA 24301
123 Gloria's Waltz: JIM NUNALLY. First solo release from lead guitarist and vocalist of the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience.
Field Recorders' Collective
124 Quaker Bridge Rd. South, Croton, NY 10520
108 John Ashby and The Free State Ramblers: JOHN ASHBY and THE FREE STATE RAMBLERS. Field recordings of 1972 concert in New York City.
207 Dewey Balfa with Friends and Family: DEWEY BALFA with FRIENDS and FAMILY. Field recordings of late Cajun artist solo and playing with other musicians.
208 The Dixie Hummingbirds and The Little Wonders: THE DIXIE HUMMINGBIRDS and THE LITTLE WONDERS. Gospel field recordings of two groups from the collection of Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music
308 Dennis McGee and Sady Courville: DENNIS McGEE and SADY COURVILLE. Field recordings of two Cajun style fiddle players.
507 Wade Ward Banjo and Fiddle: WADE WARD. Rocordings from September 1959 and May 1962 from the collection of Peter Hoover.
Linen Hall, Room 426, 162 -168 Regents Street, London W1B 5TF, U.K.
6 Music from Santiago de Cuba: The Cradle of Son: VARIOUS. Instrumentals, Boleros and Cuban dance music played by artists who frequent El Floridita, a restaurant-bar in Havana.
3538 Fairview, Nanaimo, BC V9T 4R6, Canada
Now Arriving ...: FLYING ACCUSATIONS. Old-timey Americana from Vancouver Island-based acoustic group.
Heidelberger Landstrasse 93, D-64297, Darmstadt, Germany
071 Beneath Southland Skies: MIKE BROSNAN. Roots and Americana music from Germany-based New Zealand native.
5401 Diamond Heights Blvd #3, San Francisco, CA 94131
307 After Two But Before Five: HILLSTOMP. Country blues that draws influence from north Mississippi trance blues, punkabilly and Appalacian music.
P.O. Box 5231, Burlington, VT 05402
295 Dave On Dave: DAVID MASSENGILL. Singer-songwriter plays tribute to friend, mentor and fellow singer Dave Von Ronk.
PO Box 1078, New York, NY 10113-1078
Joyful Sign: GIRLYMAN. 14 originals from the New York City-based folk/pop/bluegrass trio.
2745 16th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
07 Ancestral Swamp: MICHAEL HURLEY. 20th full length album from outsider folk singer and guitarist.
Ribe Landevej 190, Vejle DK-7100, Denmark
0205 Folktronic: MONSDRUM. New instrumental compositions and old Nordic folk songs.
0307 Øjeblikke: METTE KATHRINE. Solo debut from active Danish folk musician.
0507 Det dansende par: KIRSTINE SAND. Debut album from Danish folk musician and violinist.
446 San Vicente Blvd., Ste. 106, Santa Monica, CA 90402
The Rock Garden: TOM LANGFORD. Acoustic folk rock originals.
Grass Roots Record Co.
P.O. Box 1348, Nevada City, CA 95959
0015 Faces in the Rocks: MARIEE SIOUX. Debut album from CA singer-songwriter.
1148 Ogle Road, O'Fallon, IL 62269
101 Country Blues: LEROY JODIE PIERSON. Original blues songs with some gospel themes.
1509 County Route 57, Fulton, NY 13069
004 A Certain Tree: ANDREW and NOAH VanNORSTRAND. Second full-length album of original material from teen trad-folk duo.
Great North Music
P.O. Box 283, Hackensack, MN 56452
The One Who's Leavin': DOUG SPARTZ and FRIENDS. 20 Americana songs, including many originals.
Great Speckled Dog
P.O. Box 12078, Cincinnati, OH 45212
100 Snow Angels: OVER THE RHINE. Christmas album of 12 originals from songwriting duo that draws on jazz, blues and folk influences.
P.O. Box 3687, Brentwood, TN 37024
195314 Happy Man: BUDDY GREENE. Singer-songwriter/multi-insturmentalist presents 15 traditional and contemporary songs with bluegrass, folk, gospel, Celtic and Cajun flavorings.
Cockenzie Business Centre, Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian EH32 0XL, Scotland
297 Just For Gordon: GORDON DUNCAN. Recordings of the works of late Scottish traditional piper and composer.
314 The Colour Amber: SYLVIA BARNES. Traditional Irish singer presents ballads, traditional songs, peoms of Violet Jacob set to music and a song borrowed from Robert Burns.
316 Crossing Point: DÀIMH. Traditional and new Celtic music played by young band, lyrics in Gaelic.
319 GreenGold: THE CAST. Traditional, classical, original and borrowed songs from Scottish duo.
P.O. Box 1433, Warren, PA 16365
Christmas Magick: MICHAEL HAMPSEY. Traditional Christmas music with a Celtic style.
Heads Up International
23309 Commerce Park Rd., Cleveland, OH 44122
3124 Tsimba Itsoka: OLIVER MTUKUDZI. Songs with complex political, social and spiritual themes from Zimbabwean Afro-pop icon.
560 Harrison Ave., Suite 501, Boston, MA 02118
30457 Shine: JONI MITCHELL. 10 new songs from singer-songwriter, including one track that borrows lyrics from Rudyard Kipling.
Hearts O' Space
P.O. Box 31321, San Francisco, CA 94131
11117 Celtic Twilight 7: Sacred Spirit: VARIOUS. Collection of sacred music performed by some of todays world class musicians in Irish and Celtic music.
665 Franklin Rd RR8, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V8, Canada
02 Meet Me in the Music: ERYNN MARSHALL. Mostly old tunes and songs from Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia.
220 4th St. #101, Oakland, CA 94607
8196 Wounded Heart of America: TOM RUSSELL. 14 of veteran singer-songwriter's songs performed by Johnny Cash, Ian Tyson, Nanci Griffith. Barry Whitfield and others, plus 4 he sings himself.
3251 NE Dekum St, Portland, OR 97211
Four Shades of Green: ADAM HILL. Mostly original bluegrass and folk.
848 North Pass Ave, Burbank, CA 91505
Singin' the Moon Up: The Voice of Jean Ritchie: VARIOUS. Live soundtrack recording of the critically acclaimed theatrical production of the same name, including 22 of Jean Ritchie's songs performed by Susie Glaze, Jon and Peter Pickow and Kenny Kosek.
Knaackstr. 97, Kulturbrauerei, Berlin D - 10435, Germany
012 Heimlich: 17 HIPPIES. Ukulele and Persian hammered dulcimer played with an acoustic Turkish sound by Berlin-based group.
4220 W. Crystal Lake Rd., McHenry, IL 60050
Too Much On My Mind: MARK HOBBS. 11 acoustic originals from Illinois-based singer-songwriter.
8 Rue Patenier, 4000 , Liège 4000, Belgium
4446009 Alma: DAZIBAO. Belgian roots group plays music influenced by oriental music, jazz and various traditional styles, with an emphasis on improvisation.
4446012 Cuatro con Cuatro: KARIM BAGGILI QUARTET. Fusion of Arabic, South American and Flamenco music from Belgian musician with Jordinian and Yugoslavian heritage, with band.
4446025 Cryptonique: FABIAN BEGHIN and DIDIER LALOY. Belgian chromatic and diatonic accordion duo play music with elements of Celtic, Balkan and jazz.
4446037 Hypnogol: Journal d'un Capitaine: Aurélia. Collection of songs by Belgian trio that together imitate the log of a captain who considers himself an incredible singer.
4446038 Klezmic Zircus: VITAMINE K. Band from Brussels plays blend of jazz, classic rock, folk and reggae.
8373 Charlotte Pike, Pegram, TN 37143
2007 Analog Guy: BLUE LARRY BLUE. 10 originals from Nashville-based blues artist.
10455 Edelmann Road, Prince George, BC V2K 5M3, Canada
Songs of William Blake: KEVIN HUTCHINGS. 14 songs based on the lyrics and works of Romantic poet William Blake set to original tunes.
36 W25th Street Suite 300, New York, NY 10010
2 Mujer de Cabaret: PUERTO PLATA. 84 year-old Dominican guitarist plays with an acoustic style unique to the Dominican Republic.
8A St.Catherine Street , Kingston, ON K7K 3S1 , Canada
2007 Live Rayne: JENICA RAYNE AND THE RAYNEMAKERS. Live recordings of original songs by Canadian singer-songwriter trained in jazz.
1122 Longreen Dr, Memphis, TN 38120
0532 Needy Time: DAVID EVANS. 14 tracks of traditional-style acoustic blues.
Strandstr. 27, D-27638 Wremen, Germany
177 Jiggin' It: IONTACH. Original arrangements of mostly traditional Irish jigs, polkas, waltzes and other songs played by German and Irish trio.
Isle of Light
P.O. Box 1, Polzeath, Cornwall PL27 6YZ, United Kingdom
0237 Planet for $ale: MAZLYN JONES. Politically charged protest songs from U.K. artist.
1080 Bart Road, Sonoma, CA 95476
99103 Shukriya: SUHKAWAT ALI KHAN. A collection of 5 traditional styles of Indian music (North Indian and Pakistani classical, Sufi Qawwali, Indian folk, Geet and Gazal) that ties into the artist's age-old musical heritage.
335A Hackett Blvd, Albany, NY 12208
Landlocked: JEREMY JAMES. Arkansas alt-country/folk singer-songwriter's 4th album.
Jones / Waszkiewicz
PO Box 508, Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
Selector Switch On (Rock and Roll): MARC C. WASZKIEWICZ and LEA JONES. Collection of acoustic and roots rock songs created through the collaboration of an activist singer-songwriter and a devout former Marine to mark he 25th Anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. A portion of profits will directly benefit Iraq war veterans via the Vietnam Veterans Assistance Fund.
8 Greenhill Avenue, Asheville, NC 28806
02 Down South: Cary Fridley. Memphis electric blues, honkey-tonk country and Appalachian Mountain music on traditional artist's second solo album.
91 Madison Ave., Whitesburg, KY 41858
009D Buell Kazee: BUELL KAZEE. Reissue of the late Reverend Buell Kazee's 1978 album of Appalachian folk songs played on banjo, with 7 additional songs.
1801South Lakeshore Blvd #178, Austin, TX 78741
10001 Last Man Standing: BRIAN KALINEC. Debut CD from Houston-based singer-songwriter.
33 Charlemont St, Dublin 2, IRELAND
201 The Third Twin: EOIN DILLON. Solo album from founding member of Irish band Kíla.
3380 Pretty Branch Dr., Smyrna, GA 30080
1005 Allstars, Vol. 3: VARIOUS. A collection of original blues, jazz, roots rock and fusion by TGZ, Big Shanty, Little G. Weevil and others.
22 Harbor Park Dr., Port Washington, NY 11050-4617
Christmas Grass Vol. 3: VARIOUS. 3 Fox Drive and Friends and other bluegrass stars play ten Christmas songs.
3525 Hidden Pine Court, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Things Change: EMILY KURN. Acoustic folk pop from Bay Area singer-songwriter.
2155 Pandora, Vancouver, BC V5L 1N3, Canada
22662 What the River Gave the Boat: MARK BERUBE. Original folk-pop on Vancouver-based singer-songwriter's 4th album.
23 Crawford Way, Charles Town, WV 25414
Sheperd's Pie: DAVID LaFLEUR. Solo acoustic roots, blues, bluegrass, folk and Americana.
P.O. Box 284, Lanark, ON K0G 1K0, Canada
1007 Right of Passage: DAVID FRANCEY. 13 new songs from Scottish-born, Ontario-based singer-songwriter.
3346 N. Paulina Ave., Chicago, IL 60657
www.mikefelten.com or landfillrecords.com
2305 Tossin' It Away: MIKE FELTEN. Unredeemed gospel protest songs from folk rock/country/blues artist.
P.O. Box 11542, Milwaukee, WI 53208
1281 One Person: PATTY STEVENSON and CRAIG SIEMSEN. Original and borrowed Americana played by husband and wife team.
24 Silverwood St, Charlottetown, PE C1E 2A2, Canada
Watercolour Windows: LAZY JACKS. Original music with a traditional sound from energetic foursome from Prince Edward Island, Canada.
330 E 75th St, #20A, New York, NY 10021
1003 Moey's Music Party: MOEY. 17 educational songs for children newborn to preschool.
41-1 Mason's Island Rd, Mystic, CT 06355
07 Retrospective Lives: BRETT TERRY. 14 originals from Connecticut singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 365, Brigus, NC A0A 1K0, Canada
Legends on the Baccalieu Trail: SHAWN LIDSTER. Newfoundland singer-songwriter's original songs that tell of the characters and history of the Trinity Conception area.
Light in the Attic
P.O. Box 31970, Seattle, WA 98103
022 In My Own Time: KAREN DALTON. CD release of 1971 album from folk-rock singer and band.
P.O. Box 240788, Honolulu, HI 96824
02 One of These Days: JOHN CRUZ. Self-produced album of originals and borrowed songs from Hawaiian singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 5402, Charleston, WV 25362
2007 Haunted Honkey Tonk: JOHN LILLY. Roots-based original songs influenced by traditional and country music.
991 Tennyson Ave, Mississauga, ON L5H 2Y9, Canada
70069 Downchild Live at the Palais Royale - Toronto, Canada: DOWNCHILD. New CD from vet Canadian blues band.
316 School St., Belmont, MA 02478
103 Newport's Fair Town: PETER JOHNSON and FRIENDS. Traditional songs and ballads from North America.
143 Deaton Rd., Booneville, KY 41314
011 Took Down and Put Up: LARRY CORDLE and LONESOME STANDARD TIME. 13 bluegrass songs, 9 of which are originals.
Long Night Moon
P.O. Box 285, Pomfret, CT 06258
106 Under the Mystic Sea: MARIA SANGIOLO. Boston singer-songwriter presents animal-themed songs of various genres.
54 Music Square East, Ste. 300, Nashville, TN 37203
The End of History: FIONN REGAN. 12 original songs on debut album from Irish singer-songwriter.
0008966 It's Not Big It's Large: LYLE LOVETT and HIS LARGE BAND. 13th album from grammy awary-winning veteran singer-songwriter.
Via Marzabotto 1, San Dona Di Piave, Venice 30027, Italy
101 A Fine Line Between Addictions: DIEGO SANDRIN. 13 originals from singer-songwriter.
PMB 186 8161 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN 37221
Sweet Danger: SUZY BOGGUSS. Jazzy borrowed and original songs from singer-songwriter.
171 Turner Mill Pond Rd., Palermo, ME 04354
0602 As the Crow Flies: CROWFOOT. Traditional and contemporary Celtic music from 3-piece contra dance band.
P.O. Box 532265, Birmingham, AL 35253
5504 Dream: MAE ROBERTSON. A collection of 14 lullabies and love songs.
P.O. Box 1788, Huntington Station, NY 11746
0059 An Evening with Eric Bibb: ERIC BIBB. Live recordings of folk/blues singer-songwriter playing 14 original songs and covers.
0060 Coming Down: ANDERS OSBORNE. First studio recording in years from Swedish-born New Orleans-based singer-songwriter.
MacDara Ó Conaola
91 Knock na Carra Park, Galway, Ireland
001 The Love Token: MACDARA. Traditional and original Celtic folk and roots music, most sung in Gaelic on Inishere-native artist's debut album.
P.O. Box 490, Shady Side, MD 20764
112 A Celtic Fair: MAGGIE SANSONE. A festive musical gathering of traditional tunes and innovative arrangements on hammered dulcimer, fiddle, flute, soprano sax, woodwinds, guitar and percussion.
P.O. Box 2914, Alameda, CA 94501
777 Second Sight: CORINNE WEST. 11 originals from Nashville singer-songwriter.
Market House, Market Square, Winslow MK18 3AF, U.K.
146 Phantoms: ALAN HULL. Rerelease of English singer-songwriter's 1979 album, complete with bonus tracks, extensive notes, and previously unreleased photographs and 1975 demos.
20 Chestnut Street, Condo 108, Wyandotte, MI 48192
Songs For Everyone: BEN MARSHALL. 16 original tracks from Michigan singer-songwriter.
2020 N. Douglas Ave., Springfield, MO 65803
0223 Postcards From Home: NOAH EARLE. 13 blues and Americana songs.
P.O. Box 329, Chelsea, MI 48118
006 In This Town: ANNIE and ROD CAPPS. Midwest urban folk music from songwriting vocal and guitar wife and husband duo.
159 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Good and Gone: ADAM McBRIDE-SMITH. Original country-folk from Oklahoma-born singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 625, Goodlettsville, TN 37070
0008 The Bluegrass Sessions: Merle Haggard. Country legend's first foray into bluegrass, including a duet with Alison Krauss.
T. J. McCreight
Udora, ON L0C 1L0, CANADA
North Ontario 2007: VARIOUS. A compilation of 17 original bluegrass songs from 18 Ontario bands.
300 W. 145th St, apt 6N, New York, NY 10039
Window Seat: COLIN McGRATH. Acoustic originals from NY-native singer-songwriter.
Spancilhill, Ennis Co. Clare, Ireland
001 The House I Was Reared In: CHRISTY McNAMARA. Traditional and original waltzes, jigs and reels from self-taught photographer-turned-musician from County Clare in the West of Ireland.
Mea Culpa Music
3710 Franklin Road, Nashville, TN 37204
ReVision: PAT FLYNN. Acoustic modern bluegrass from lead guitarist of the group New Grass Revival.
2240 Union Ave. #39, Memphis, TN 38104
0219 You'll Never Be A Stranger At My Door: TRACY NELSON. Veteran country/blues singer borrows 11 country songs.
0220 Killers From Space: JAMES LUTHER DICKiNSON. A collection of one original and otherwise borrowed American roots songs.
P.O. Box 585, Farmington, NY 11738
3457 Going Back To Memphis: MOTU. Roots music with a bluesy quality.
Gateway Business Center, Kangley Bridge Road, London SE26 5AN , United Kingdom
4003 So Many Reasons: JOHN LESTER. Original folk, blues and jazz by acoustic innovative bassist/singer-songwriter.
5042 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 155, Los Angeles, CA 90036
10 ToHeavenURide: MICHELLE SHOCKED. Traditional spirituals and original songs in live set played by genre-blurring gospel music singer-songwriter.
2020 S Post St, Spokane, WA 99203
101 Mighty Squirrel: MIGHTY SQUIRREL. Appalachian old time, classic country, Yiddish swing and more from Washington state-based band.
89 Homewood Ave, Hamilton, ON L8P 2M3, Canada
Eventide: JACOB MOON. Canadian singer-songwriter plays 10 original and borrowed songs.
P.O. Box 60383, Nashville, TN 37206
Break Down: JENNIFER BRANTLEY. Singer-songwriter's second solo album.
Music & Words
P.O. Box 1921, 1200 BX Hilversum, The Netherlands
3030 Amankay: AMANKAY. The original and traditional compositions and songs of Chilean group founded in the Netherlands in the late 1970s.
Music & Words
P.O. Box 1921, 1200 BX Hilversum, The Netherlands
5017 Jozza and Jazz: MOHAMMAD GOMAR. Master of the jozza, a fiddle-like instrument from Iraq, plays Iraqi/jazz fusion.
45 Winchester Dr., Elkton, MD 21921
Vicarious: MYTHICA. Celtic fusion band blends Old World Irish sounds with electronic vibes on original material, traditional tunes and covers..
119 Cumberland Trace, Nashville, TN 37214
Soul Season: TIM KREKEL ORCHESTRA. Songwriter and guitarist's 9th album.
11171 Kerry Rd, Brethren, MI 49619
The Nephews: THE NEPHEWS. Harmonizing acoustic old-time cousin duo.
91 Hidden Ledge Drive, Conway, MA 01341
Sister Holler: NERISSA and KATRYNA NIELDS. Roots album and 14 release of songwriters' careers.
7930-P Oxford Road, Niwot, CO 80503
2007 What The: PETE WERNICK and FLEXIGRASS. Bluegrass blended with Dixieland, bebop and early jazz.
78 Moorgate Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2AY, U.K.
27 Jo Freya's Lal Waterson Project: JO FREYA. A collection of the songs of the late Lal Waterson, English folk singer and songwriter.
225 Sterling Rd., Unit 19, Toronto, ON M6R 2B2, Canada
0042 Sofa King Badass: MASON CASEY. 14 mostly original blues songs.
P.O. Box 7367, Minneapolis, MN 55407
6094 Beyond the Stacks: Aly Bain and Ale Möller. Scottish fiddle master and Swedish multi-instrumentalist explore the Nordic roots of Scottish music through mandola and fiddle duets.
Not Life Threatening
50 RC Kelley St, Cambridge, MA 02138
002 Maybe Today: LENNY SOLOMON BAND. Mostly acoustic folk rock songs, many of which address social concerns.
Old 97 Wrecords
1400 Lexington Ave., Greensboro, NC 27403
011 Lizard in the Spring: ELIZABETH LaPRELLE. Traditional old songs and ballads of the Virginia mountains sung in the original style
Old 97 Wrecords
1400 Lexington Ave., Greensboro, NC 27403
012 Weary Woman Blues: BUFFALO CREEK STRING BAND. Blend of funk, old-time and bluegrass.
One Little Indian
34 Trinity Crescent, London SW17 7AE, U.K.
782 Remember the Sun: PIETA BROWN. 11 new originals from roots artist and singer-songwriter.
One Little Indian
34 Trinity Crescent, London SW17 7AE, U.K.
821 Noise From Words: MICHAEL McDERMOTT. Confessional album from roots-rocker.
Stubenrauchstr. 50, Berlin D-12161, Germany
61 Spiewan Zycie (I Sing Life): EDYTA GEPPERT and KROKE. Polish folk and world music with the instrumental style of Kroke.
64 Baym Taykh: THE POLINA SHEPHERD VOCAL EXPERIENCE feat. QUARTET ASHKENAZIM. UK-based singer/pianist/composer of Russian-Jewish descent plays Yiddish poems set to music of a traditional style with instrumental backing.
46 MacDonald Ave., Hamilton, ON L8P 4N7, Canada
03 Miles From Today: SCOTT ORR. Self-produced folk-rock album from Canadian singer-songwriter.
1281 E. Magnolia, Unit D #188, Fort Collins, CO 80524
0701 A Piece of it All: STEVE EULBERG. Original and traditional old-time, Americana, Celtic, blues, folk and Gospel on mountain and hammered dulcimer, guitar and vocals.
Bernard M. Parrish
114 Braddock Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Fool Me Once / New World Order: BERNARD M. PARRISH. Original political songs on 2-track demo.
Dunvegan, Portree, Isle of Skye IV558ZA, Scotland
003 What Men Deserve to Lose: PEATBOG FAERIES. 10 new tunes from Isle of Skye-based 6-piece Celtic fusion group.
50 Heintzman St, Toronto, ON M6P 2J6, Canada
070707 Avalanche Lily: ROSEMARY PHELAN. 11 new acoustic songs from Canadian singer-songwriter.
293 St Andrews Dr, Franklin, TN 37069
7398 Picture Book: LUKE POWERS. Nashville singer-songwriter/college professor playes a blend of acoustic and electric Americana music, featuring Garth Hudson of The Band.
25 Marin Drinov, Apt. 3, Sofia 1504, Bulgaria
Time After Time: LILLY OF THE WEST. Bluegrass from Bulgarian-based artist.
Prairie Dog Entertainment
P.O. Box 28700, San Diego, CA 92198
0511 Chickens: BUCK HOWDY with BB. Family-friendly cowboy jazz with a big band sound.
PO Box 174, Sheffield S36 8XB, U.K.
23 Awkward Annie: KATE RUSBY. Traditional and original tunes from British singer-songwriter.
411 Lafayette St., 4th Fl., New York, NY 10003
268 Israel: VARIOUS. Israeli artists explore the diverse and multicultural musical traditions of the Middle Eastern country.
411 Lafayette St., 4th Fl., New York, NY 10003
269 Brazilian Playground: VARIOUS. 13 child-friendly songs from Brazil including samba, bossa nova and forró.
270 New Orleans Brass: VARIOUS. Collection of music from the greats of New Orleans brass musicians and vocalists.
P.O. Box 13354, La Jolla, CA 92093
1010 The Passion of Rumi: SHARHAM and HAFEZ NAZERI. Father and son duo sing the works of 13th century Sufi poet Rumi.
14666 Titus St. #22, Panorama City, CA 91402
1019 Hope Waits: HOPE WAITS. 12 tracks with an essence of blues and soul on artist's debut album.
6565 Foothills Ln., Concord, NC 28025
2719 Hell's Half Acre: MARTIN STEPHENSON. Album by English singer-songwriter recorded on site in Midland, North Carolina, using a single field microphone.
4200 Park Blvd #277, Oakland, CA 94602
0701 We Never Close: RED MEAT. 9 originals and 3 covers on California honkey-tonk band's first release in 5 years.
P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA 22906
1823 Bill Emerson and the Sweet Dixie Band: Bill Emerson and the Sweet Dixie Band. Traditional and contemporary tunes from bluegrass vet.
P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA 22906
8003 True Bluegrass Instrumentals: VARIOUS. 20 country, blues and bluegrass instrumentals from the likes of the Stanley Brothers, Tony Rice, Ricky Skaggs and others.
721 Broadway, 12th Floor 1248, New York, NY 10003
Anti-Stereo Acoustic Holler Blues: BROWNBIRD RUDY RELIC. Acoustic blues and roots music.
3400 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91505-4614
74744 Songbird: EMMYLOU HARRIS. 4 CD/1 DVD box set of rare tracks and forgotten gems.
P.O. Box 95, Ellicott Station, Buffalo, NY 14205
055 Canon: ANI DiFRANCO. Artist's first ever career retrospective studio album, on 2 CDs.
6 Abbeville Mews, 88 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BX, U.K.
1035 Voodoo Love Inna Champeta Land: COLOMBIAFRICA: THE MYSTIC ORCHESTRA. A blend of the sounds of African guitarists and Afro-Columbian music from the Caribbean coast.
1047 Jidka (The Line): SABA. Acoustic guitars and koras mixed with traditional African beats and contemporary percussion on debut from singer born in Ethiopia of Somalian and Italian heritage.
122/26 Oliver St, Lyneham, ACT 2602, Australia
Yes Capitan: HELEN RIVERO. 13 originals from Australian singer-songwriter.
50 Water Street, Mill 1, Newburyport, MA 01950
1206 Atlas: SUSAN LEVINE. Singer-songwriter's sophomore album.
1860 Nester St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19115
5893 Borrowed Time: MATT ROACH. 14 originals from Philadelphia singer-songwriter.
119 Sherilyn Lane, Vinton, VA 24179
001 When My Time On Earth Is Done: NEW ROANOKE JUG BAND. Gospel music played by a jug band.
P.O. Bix 1101, Alton, NH 03809
001 Songs from Prospect Mountain: TODD McKINNEY. 13 of singer-songwriter's self-produced original compositions.
One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803
0584 Old Time Banjo Festival: VARIOUS. Anthology featuring twenty acclaimed banjoists playing traditional and contemporary old-time.
0591 Good News: THE CHARLIE SIZEMORE BAND. First new album in 6 years from bluegrass singer-songwriter.
0593 Public Cowboy #1: A Centennial Salute to the Music of Gene Autry: RIDERS IN THE SKY. Remastered reissue of Gene Autry covers, with 4 bonus tracks and new liner notes.
0599 Banjo Talkin': CATHY FINK with MARCY MARXER. Collection of original songs and tunes and traditional old time music played on clawhammer banjo.
3217 Versatile Heart: LINDA THOMPSON. British folk rock on artist's first album in 5 years.
1769 Lexington Avenue North, #327, St Paul, MN 55113
1122 On the Jimmy Reed Highway: OMAR KENT DYKES and JIMMIE VAUGHAN. Blues and Americana collaboration with contributions from Kim Wilson, Lou Ann Barton, James Cotton and others.
Saved By Radio
1413 1st. St. N.W., Clagary, AB T2M 2S7, Canada
1974 A Sea of Tiny Lights: NATHAN LAWR and the MINOTAURS. Singer-songwriter draws on world influences, soul ballads, art-folk and jazz.
P.O. Box 91, Cabin John, MD 20818
Freedom Party for Insects: SUZY CALLAHAN. 9 originals by independent singer-songwriter.
The Secret Mountain
3816 Royal Ave., Montréal, PQ H4A 2M2, Canada
923163-35 Down at the Sea Hotel: VARIOUS. 14 lullabies written by Neil Young, Don Henley, Carole King, Nanci Griffith, Tom Waits and others, and sung by Red House Records artists such as Guy Davis, John Gorka and others.
Seeds of Man
P. O. Box 291, Housatonic, MA 01236
002007 Time and Gravity: RICK ROBBINS. 10 original songs on singer-songwriter's 3rd album.
Sense World Music
93 Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS, U.K.
093 Live from Darbar Festival: BAHAUDDIN DAGAR. The Rudra Veena played with backing on the Pakhawaj and the Tanpura at the Darbar South Asian Music Festival.
094 Vedanta: WASIFUDDIN DAGAR and BAHAUDDIN DAGAR. 2-disc duet recording of the Dagar vocal and instrumental Dhrupad at the Saptak festival.
095 Shahid Parvez, Shashank: JOSH. 2-CD recording of 4-piece ensemble performing Hindustani and Carnatic traditional Indian fusion live at the Saptak festival.
096 Pakhawaj: RAVISHANKAR UPADHYAY. Master percussionist plays deep, barrel-shaped King of Indian Drums live in concert.
097 Kaushiki: KAUSHIKI. 3-CD set including studio recordings of vocal styles from North and South India, as well as live recordings at India's Saptak Festival, performed by one of India's lead female vocalists.
37 E. Clinton St., Newton, NJ 07860
6204 Where I Am: TAMMY COCHRAN. 12 originals from country singer-songwriter.
6206 In A Perfect World: GEORGE WATSON. 11 country-style ballads.
74 Agua Way, San Francisco, CA 94127
Broken Chord: Jeffrey Halford and the Healers. Bluesy Americana on 6th release from San Francisco-based singer-songwriter and acclaimed guitar player.
2042-A Armacost Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025
10490 Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs of Leonard Cohen: JENNIFER WARNES. Remastered 20th anniversary reissue of 1987 collection of rearranged and reinterpreted Leonard Cohen songs, with 4 previously unreleased recordings.
10643 Every Child Deserves A Lifetime: VARIOUS. Songs from the For Our Children concert performed by Bob Dylan, Faith Hill, Natalie Merchant and many others to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
10661 NAPPA Presents: Classic Animal Songs: VARIOUS. 14 children's songs performed by Dan Zanes and Friends, Sugar Beats, Trout Fishing in America, Joe McDermott and others.
10706 Global Drum Project: MICKEY HART and ZAKIR HUSSAIN. Sequel to 1991 Planet Drum project, a collaborative effort of music played on Nigerian talking drum, congas and other instruments with vocals.
P.O. Box 106, Whately, MA 01093
Lafayette: ERIN McKEOWN. First live album from singer-songwriter and folk-punk swing band
114 Galloway Dr., Sherwood Park, AB T8A 2N2, Canada
1001 It's a Long Way to Roam ...: MARTY SILTANEN. Modern folk songs of country and Celtic influence played by Canadian singer-songwriter and his wife.
26 Cox Rd, Westminster, VT 05158
1007 Bright New Tomorrow: HERE BE DRAGONS. 11 tracks of wild Celtic rock from Welsh band, including a few songs sung in Welsh.
1070 Delicate Balance: JOSH WHITE, JR.. Original acoustic folk songs on folk/blues/pop/jazz vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, actor, teacher and social activist's first studio album in years.
1080 All the Children: JOSH WHITE, JR. and RON CODEN. A collection of children's songs performed by the hosts of PBS special, Josh and Ron's Family Adventure.
P.O. Box 1997, Highland Park, IL 60035-1997
5016 Soulful Sounds: GERALDINE and DONALD GAY. Chicago self-taught veteran Gospel pianist with her brother on vocals.
Sandfjärdsgatan 10, Årsta S-120 57, Sweden
23 Utlottningen (Exile): VISBY ALLMÄNNA SÅNGEN. Folk-epic choral opera drawn from the Guta saga of the Baltic island of Gotland.
24 Margits sånger: MARIA MISGELD, OLOF MISGELD and OLLE LINDVALL. The songs of Norwegian singer translated into Swedish, with a few original verses added.
P.O. Box 2478, Hendersonville, TN 37077
6989050022 Salt of the Earth: RICKY SKAGGS and THE WHITES. Traditional, familiar and new songs in a collaborative collection.
Small Time Productions
P.O. Box 2712, San Anselmo, CA 94979
Gravedigger's Boy: CHRISTOPHER SMITH. Original storytelling songs based in the folk tradition.
905 41st St., Brooklyn, NY 11219
Overcome: THE JONES STREET BOYS. Blend of bluegrass, blues, rock and punk.
7728 el Dorado Drive, Austin, TX 78737
I Must Be Dreaming: PATTERSON BARRETT. 11 originals on which singer-songwriter plays most instruments.
13006 N 42nd St, Omaha, NE 68112-3804
001 House of Sod: KYLE KNAPP. Rootsy collection of acoustic Americana from singer-songwriter, with a handful of borrowed songs.
P.O. Box 479362, Chicago, IL 60647
001 Without A Bird: RACHEL RIES. Second full length album from Chicago-based singer-songwriter.
405 Kirkman Ave, Elmont, NY 11003
Cave Drawings: tom laverack. 13 originals from New York-based singer-songwriter.
PMB 221, 145 Plaza Drive, Suite 207, Vallejo, CA 94591
1722 Dick Farina & Eric Von Schmidt: DICK FARINA & ERIC VON SCHMIDT. 2-disc rerelease of 1963 London recording and the 21 tracks of the remainder of the recording session.
Southern Folklife Collection
CB#3926, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890
100 When I Get My New House Done: Western North Carolina Fiddle Tunes and Songs: MARCUS MARTIN. 26 field recordings of old-time musician from western North Carolina.
36 Interlaken Rd., Orlando, FL 32804
Break Some Stones: DOUG SPEARS. 14 acoustic originals that draw on contemporary folk, Americana, bluegrass, country and folk rock.
P.O. Box 2599, Duxbury, MA 02332
7050 Guardian: DUNCAN EARL WALTERS. Second album from singer-songwriter draws on folk, Cajun, country and honky tonk.
56 Lakemont Drive, Daly City, CA 94015
Alright Alright: JIM BRUNO. Americana and folk on singer-songwriter's debut album.
Spring Creek Bluegrass Band
P.O. Box 784, Lyons, CO 80540
2006 Rural and Cosmic Bluegrass: SPRING CREEK BLUEGRASS BAND. Classic, contemporary, and original bluegrass played by young 4-piece band.
6600 N 700 W, Gaston, IN 47342
42938 Weeds: STEELY JAMES. 7-song EP of originals from Indianapolis singer-songwriter.
Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop
P.O. Box 802, Sparta, NJ 07871
102 Played A Little Fiddle: STEFAN GROSSMAN, DANNY KALB and STEVE KATZ. 15 acoustic blues songs played by three guitar masters and teachers.
8323 Justin Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70809
20420 20 for 20: SMITHFIELD FAIR. 20th anniversary collection from traditionally-based, Celtic-tinged acoustic and vocal music group.
Box 861, Edmonton, AB T5J 2L8, Canada
1322 The Gift: A Tribute to Ian Tyson: VARIOUS. Jennifer Warnes, Chris Hillman, Gordon Lightfoot and others perform the music of Canadian folk music icon from the early '60s.
P.O. Box 120897, Nashville, TN 37212-0897
4003 SCENEchronized: THE SELDOM SCENE. First new material from acclaimed bluegrass band in 7 years.
P.O. Box 120897, Nashville, TN 37212-0897
4030 Storyteller: BILLY JOE SHAVER. Live recordings of blues artist at Bluebird Cafe in 1992.
4032 True Lover: TURTLEDUHKS. Collaboration between Leonard Podolak, Jordan McConnell (The Duhks) and Lydia Garrison (Turtle Island String Quartet), available via download only.
4038 Made in the Shade: THE RED STICK RAMBLERS. Lafayette LA-based 5-piece plays '20s and '30s era jazz, Western Swing and country infused with Cajun.
PL 33, Kyrösselünkatu 3, Ikaalinen 39500, Finland
21 Amuletti: PETRI IKKELÄg;. Folk music influenced by the local traditions of different parts of Finland.
P.O. Drawer 10, Ville Platte, LA 70586-0010
3004 Pure Cajun!: JOE WARREN CORMIER. 10 tracks of authentic Louisiana Cajun music.
6203 All Night Long: ACADIEN CAJUN BAND. Traditional, contemporary and original Cajun music.
P.O. Box 1151, Montclaire 07042
388006 Take The Gamble: DAVE GROSS. 9 blues originals by award-winning 22-year old vocalist/guitarist plus songs by Gatemouth Brown, T-Bone Walker and Hot Lips Page, with guest performances by Duke Robillard.
388007 Allow Me To Confess: GINA SICILIA. Originals and borrowed blues from 22-year old vocalist and songwriter, with backing from guitarist Dave Gross and band.
Dalehaugen 2, Oslo 0657, Norway
30 Dag, Kveld, Natt: ANNE HYTTA. Hardanger fiddle solo pieces from Oslo native.
P.O. Box 25, Horden, Peterlee, Co. Durham SR8 3YZ, U.K.
109 Jack Common's Anthem: JEZ LOWE. Songwriter's 14th collection of original songs and first solo album since 1988.
23307 Commerce Park Rd., Cleveland, OH 44122
83656 Zion Crossroads: COREY HARRIS. Blues, soul, reggae and more inspired by the elements of African-American music and the singer-songwriter's travels in Africa.
Shillinghill, Temple, Midlothian EH23 4SH, Scotland
2100 Dookin': BATTLEFIELD BAND. 13 tracks of contemporary and original Scottish music.
Texas Music Group
805 West Avenue, Suite 2, Austin, TX 78701
0063 Talk Memphis: TONI PRICE. 13 tracks from American country-blues singer-songwriter.
103 Spruce St, Watertown, MA 02472
Birds: LLOYD THAYER. 17 original instrumental solos on lapstyle guitar.
820 Church Ave, West Chester, PA 19382
002 Bring the Morning Home: DAN SCHATZ. Traditional and contemporary folksongs played on a variety of stringed instruments including six and twelve string guitars, autoharps, Appalachian dulcimer and banjo.
Direct Holdings Americas, Inc., Customer Service, Virginia Beach, VA 23479-1003
19294 Celtic Tapestry: Contemporary and Traditional Celtic Music: VARIOUS. 2 disc blend of traditional Celtic music, from Irish Gaelic airs to jigs.
19373 The HighTone Anthology: Rockin' from the Roots: VARIOUS. 2-disc collection of American, country, rockabilly, gospel and more, featuring The Robert Cray Band, Buddy Miller, Otis Rush, Heather Myles and others.
Times Square / Four Quarters
555 8th Ave., Ste. 1803, New York, NY 10018
1805 Live at the Market Theatre: HUGH MASEKELA. 2-disc recording of South African jazz trumpeter in concert.
66 Allen Street #3F, New York, NY 10002
1950 Spencer Moore: SPENCER MOORE. Debut album of 88 year old country singer who played a tent show with the Carter Family in the 1930s.
1967 The Cloud of Unknowing: JAMES BLACKSHAW. Part improvised and part written songs from modern solo acoustic guitarist.
50 Stroud Green Rd., London N4 3ES, U.K.
569 Time and Tide: STEVE ASHLEY. English singer-songwriter/folk poet with full instrumental backing.
218 The Colony, Hartsdale, NY 10530
0027 Live from the Ruhr Triennale: October 2005: CHIP TAYLOR and CARRIE RODRIGUEZ. Americana duo's live performance from Germany, including their own songs and covers, with band backing.
Tree O Music
6214 Valley View Rd, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
Barcelona: DANNY REID CARTER. First solo album from member of bluegrass/blues/roots group The Carter Brothers.
Triple Play All-Stars
529 Ardmore Road, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423
... Having a Ball!: Triple Play All-Stars. Eclectic mix of old-time, bluegrass, Gospel, blues, originals and more played and sung by harmonic three-piece group.
P.O. Box 8174, Van Nuys, CA 91409-8174
1313 A Little Farther Down the Line: DAVE MORRISON. Debut album from southern California singer-songwriter.
42010 University Dr., Suite 102, Box 417, Durham, NC 27707
1032 Three Bridges: JAMIE ANDERSON. Collection of singer-songwriter's most requested songs re-released from previous albums, plus two new songs.
Reynagøta 12, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands FO-100, Denmark
72 Qwenland: Ville Kangas. Melodic blend of classical and ethnic as well as popular music from Finnish musician and composer.
77 Hvonn: KVONN. Group of musicians from the Faroe Islands plays traditional and contemporary folk music from Scandinavia.
Unified Mondo Productions
P.O. Box 128, Dover, NH 03821-0128
003 World Tales, Vol. 2: RANDY ARMSTRONG and GENEVIEVE AICHELE. Cultural spoken folk tales and poems from around the world accompanied by world music.
872 Highway 758, Eunice, LA 70535
0003 The Figs: THE FIGS. Vintage traditional and original string music from female sextet.
2700 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 1100, Santa Monica, CA 90404-4066
79827 Some Mad Hope: MATT NATHANSON. Sixth studio album from folk-pop singer-songwriter.
11846 Ventura Blvd., Suite 130, Studio City, CA 91604
819 Jack of Diamonds: JOHN PHILLIPS. An approximation of what The Mamas and The Papas member's unfinished 1970s album aspired to be.
dist. Sony Music, 550 Madison Ave., 17th Fl., New York, NY 10022-3211
15385 The Essential: FRED HAMMOND. 24 tracks of Gospel on 2 CDs from Detroit native and founding member of Urban crossover Gospel group Commissioned.
15388 The Essential: DONNIE MCMLURKIN. 26 Gospel songs on 2 CDs.
15389 The Essential: HEZEKIAH WALKER. 26 Gospel songs on 2 CDs from Grammy Award winning musician and pastor of Love Fellowship Tabernacle in Brooklyn.
15908 The Essential: JOHN P. KEE. 2 CDs of Gospel music from pastor and founder of New Life Fellowship Church in Charlotte, NC.
4000 Granville Ave, Victoria, BC V9E 2E1, Canada
02 33: JEREMY WALSH. Original groove-driven folk with elements of pop, rock, country and traditional music, from Canadian singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 60057, Titirangi Auckland 7, New Zealand
1007 Olatia: TE VAKA. Original, contemporary Pacific music from New Zealand.
P.O. Box 83, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138
Revelation: A. J. ROACH. Contemporary originals by singer-songwriter influenced by bluegrass and traditional mountain music.
076 The Set of the Sail: WILLIAM PINT and FELICIA DALE. New interpretations of traditional English sea songs.
Gateway Business Centre, Kangley Bridge Road, London SE26 5AN , United Kingdom
001 Hotel Brown: HOTEL BROWN. 8 original and one borrowed vocal harmony psych-folk songs from British group.
201 E. Monroe, Aberdeen, MS 39730
Long Day for the Weathervane: THE GOUGERS. 10 tunes from alt-country/Americana quartet.
P.O. Box 337, London N4 1TW, U.K.
9044 Bones: Maggie Holland. 24-track compilation of original, traditional and borrowed songs performed by British singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 9187, Colorado Springs, CO 80932
01276 Warehouse Tracks: 1996-2006: VARIOUS. Live performances of old-time music from the past ten years of Western Jubilee Recording Company.
3831 West End Avenue #32, Nashville, TN 37205
001 Dan Cohen: DAN COHEN. Nashville-based guitarist and songwriter with a sound of blended blues, soul and jazz.
P.O. Box 931, Sierra Madre, CA 91024
007 Lower Mill Road: GWENDOLYN. Genre-defying folk music inspired by nature and a sense of spiritual responsibility.
6395 Gunpark Dr., Ste. A, Boulder, CO 80301
14012 Deva Premal Sings the Moola Mantra: DEVA PREMAL. Mantra inspired by the vision of avatars Sri Bhagavan and Sri Amma, whose vision of Oneness honors all spiritual paths, religions, creeds and traditions.
May Cottage, Fullerton Road, Wherwell, Hampshire, SP11 7JS, U.K.
341 Songs of Witchcraft and Magic: VARIOUS. 15 songs and ballads collected from British folk tradition by The Museum of Witchcraft in Cornwall; includes 36 pages of song words and extensive research notes.
343 Sliptease: VICKI SWAN and JONNY DYER. Duo known for their arrangements and strong narratives play traditional and original music on Scottish smallpipes, guitar, accordion and other instruments.
May Cottage, Fullerton Road, Wherwell, Hampshire, SP11 7JS, U.K.
344 Legends and Lovers: ISSY and DAVID EMENEY with KATE RIAZ. A mixture of traditional and duo's own new material played on melodeon, guitar and bouzouki, with cello contributions by Kate Riaz.
262 Danhurst Rd., Columbus, OH 43228
40504 Duhmocracy: VICTROLA and THE DUHST BUNNIES. Victora Parks presents 10 comical originals, many of which have political subjects.
P.O. Box 1296, New York, NY 10025
1312 Judy Collins Sings Lennon and McCartney: JUDY COLLINS. Covers of 12 songs penned by the Beatles members.
P.O. Box 13207, Oakland, CA 94661-0207
0204 Everything: Caren Armstrong. Twelve originals by singer-songwriter and one cover, with backing from members of the band Huston Jones and others.
P.O. Box 2340, San Marcos, TX 78667
30008 The Spiritual Kind: TERRI HENDRIX. Award-winning singer-songwriter's 9th album.
72 Madison Avenue, Floor 8, New York, NY 10016
13128 Goodbye Blue Monday: JEREMY FISHER. U.S. debut of troubadour/storyteller acoustic musician.
72666 Meadowlark Place, Alta Loma, CA 91701
122 Gutpuppet: GUTPUPPET. Experimental folk from harmonica and acoustic slide guitar duo.
214 E. 24th St., Ste. 2L, New York, NY 10010
North of New York: CHARLOTTE KENDRICK. 11 original Americana folk rock songs.
World Music Network
6 Abbeville Mews, 88 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BX, U.K.
1046 Lumière: BOB BROZMAN ORCHESTRA. Acoustic music of various world influences, each instrument played and recorded by the same blues instrumentalist and then layered.
105 Think Global: Salsa: VARIOUS. Upbeat Latin dance style music played by Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Wayne Gorbea, Sonora Carruseles and others.
106 Think Global: Women of Africa: VARIOUS. Prominent female voices from all over Africa.
1188 The Rough Guide to the music of Brazil: VARIOUS. A collection of music exploring this South American country's national and regional styles from past to present-day.
1189 The Rough Guide to Flamenco: VARIOUS. Songs powered by poetry and wit that cover a whole range of emotions in the multi-cultural style from Spain.
1190 The Rough Guide to Latin Nuevo: VARIOUS. A blend of Latin music influenced by jazz, folk, rock, soul and funk.
1191 The Rough Guide to Salsa Clandestina: VARIOUS. Contemporary dance music that has become popular in back street bars and clubs in New York and throughout the Latin world.
1192 The Rough Guide to Indian Lounge: VARIOUS. Indian flute, slide guitars and the voices Bombay Dub Orchestra.
1196 The Rough Guide to Latin Funk: VARIOUS. Contemporary sub-genre of Latin Soul.
468071 Piano Jondo: DIEGO AMADOR. Reissue of self-taught flamenco pianist's 2003 release of mostly original songs.
604 Countryside Estates, Alma, AR 72921
Sunday Pie: SHANNON WURST. Collection of traditional and original mountain Americana.
9102 17th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98115-3212
10021 Cure for the Blues: MATT PRICE. Collection of originals on Northwestern singer-songwriter's second album.
10022 Happydance of the Xenophobe: CHRISTINE LAVIN. Topical, political 13-song collection from award-winning folk singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 4821, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-4821
2141 A Year in the Wilderness: JOHN DOE. 12 tracks of blues-infused folk-rock from one of the founding members of the punk band X.
2158 The Bluegrass Diaries: JIM LAUDERDALE. 11 bluegrass songs from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter; a collaboration with James Burton.
Achtern Dahl 4, Vollersode 27729, Germany
16749 The Studio Recordings 1969-1975: Merle Haggard. 6-CD boxed set of Merle Haggard's studio recordings including country hits,unreleased performances, and 140 page hardcover book of lyrics and biographical information.
Lonesome Records and Publishing
219 Wood Ave. East, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
071 Music of Coal: Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields: VARIOUS. 2-CD set of 48 songs addressing various aspects of coal mining history and culture, accompanied by detailed hardback book of liner notes and historical photographs.
8360 Melrose Ave., 2nd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90069
110 Caravan of Light: VARIOUS. Compilation CD of acoustic and electronic incantation music entitled Incantation and 12-min DVD entitled Initiation, which contains incantation, prayer and a message.
Texas World Records
816 Congress Ave., Ste. 1510, Austin, TX 78701
Red Hot from Blue Rock: THE LUCKY TOMBLIN BAND. 13-track CD of classic honkey-tonk and country music, plus a 35-min making of DVD, which includes interviews with the band and in-studio performances.
815 Office Park Road, Suite 9, West Des Moines, IA 50265
101 Born in the Honey: PINETOP PERKINS. 60-min DVD documentary on 93-year-old blues piano legend, with bonus 10-track CD.
422 Business Center, H-840 N Circle Dr, Oaks, PA 19456
4589 Fresh as a Sweet Saturday Morning: BERT JANSCH. Live 2006 recording of British fingerstyle guitarist and singer-songwriter from Sheffield Memorial Hall, England on 101-min DVD.
37 E. Clinton St., Newton, NJ 07860
613 Best of the Flatt and Scruggs TV Show, Vol. 3: FLATT and SCRUGGS. Rare early films of the bluegrass group from 1956-1962; 60-min DVD.
614 Best of the Flatt and Scruggs TV Show, Vol. 4: FLATT and SCRUGGS. Another hour of early video footage (1956-1962) of bluegrass group; 60-min DVD.
P.O. Box 802, Sparta, NJ 07871
13088 Steings and Frets: VARIOUS. 93-min instructional DVD with contributions from fingerstyle guitarists Bob Brozman, Pierre Bensusan, John Fahey, Jorma Kaukonen, John Renbourn, Stefan Grossman and Martin Simpson; includes PDF booklet of information about artists and their performances.
13099 In Concert 1970: HOWLIN' WOLF. 60-min DVD live recording of the blues artist on stage at the first Washington D.C. Blues Festival.
13106 Guitar Artistry of Ernie Hawkins: ERNIE HAWKINS. Gospel blues guitarist discusses his influences and performs a wide range of blues, ragtime, and gospel tunes on 97-min DVD.
13107 Guitar Artistry of Tony McManus: TONY McMANUS. 86-min DVD on which Celtic fingerstyle guitarist discusses his influences and approach to playing guitar, and performs jigs, reels, pop and classic jazz tunes.