»  Home  »   Our Programs   »   Resource Center   »   Publication Noted: July thru September '08

Welcome to the "online" edition of "Publication Noted." Here you can find an annotated listing for all the releases submitted to Sing Out! from July thru September 2008. 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!

← Back to release listings for April thru June ’08 Ahead for release listings from Oct. ’08. thru Jan. ’09 →

Publication Noted (July thru September '08)


375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014

THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO PLAYING THE FIDDLE by Ellery Klein. 2008, pbk $21.95, 267pp., 11 x 9, Glossary, index. Tips on selecting the right fiddle, step-by step instructions for how to play the fiddle, 80 practice tunes and a 90-minute instructional DVD.

Broadway Books
1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

A FREEWHEELIN’ TIME: A MEMOIR OF GREENWICH VILLAGE IN THE SIXTIES by Suze Rotolo. 2008, ISBN: 0767926870, cloth $22.95, 384pp., 6 x 9. Queens native and artist reflects upon the art, culture and politics of Greenwich Village in the 1960s, her involvement with the civil rights movement, and her relationship with Bob Dylan.

Catalyst Book Press
709 Masson Ave Apt. A, San Bruno, CA 94066

ARE YOU FAMOUS?: TOURING AMERICA WITH ALASKA’S FIDDLING POET by Ken Waldman. 2008, ISBN: 0980208106, pbk $15, 228pp., 6 x 9. Waldman’s first book of prose addresses his life as a fiddling poet in contemporary culture and catalogues memories from his career and aspects of his travels.

Hal Leonard
7777 W. Bluemound Rd., P.O. Box 13819, Milwaukee, WI 53213-0819

DISNEY SONGS FOR ACCORDION by Various. 2008, ISBN: 0793527861, pbk $9.95, 62pp., 12 x 9. Accordion sheet music for 13 Disney songs, 2nd edition.

Old Town School of Folk Music Songbook by Michael J. Miles and Jimmy Tomasello. 2008, ISBN: 1423418467, pbk $14.95, 160pp., 12 x 9. Revised and updated 50th anniversary edition featuring 117 songs of sheet music arranged by Michael J. Miles as well as chords and scales.

PLAY BANJO TODAY! by COLIN O’BRIEN. 2008, ISBN: 1423419938, pbk $9.95, 48pp., 12 x 9, CD. 48-page guide to the basics of banjo playing, including music notation, playing tips, songs, chords and a 97-minute full demo track CD.

Harper Collins
10 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022

DOO-WOP POP by Roni Schotter. 2008, ISBN: 0060579684 , cloth $16.99, 40pp., 10 x 10. Children’s book about five shy students who turn into five singing sensations with the help of the school custodian; features illustrations by Bryan Collier.

WORLDS OF SOUND: THE STORY OF SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS by Richard Carlin. 2008, ISBN: 0061563552 , cloth $35, 283pp., 10 x 8, Index. The story of Folkways Records including previously unpublished photographs from David Gahr as well as original album art and ephemera from Folkways archives.

Heupferd Musik
Ringwaldstrasse 18, Dreieich 63303, Germany

AIMING FOR THE HEART: IRISH SONG AFFAIRS by Andy Irvine. 2008, pbk $16, 105pp., 6 x 9, Discography. Songs of Andy Irvine including lyrics and sheet music.

How High The Moon
9828 James A. Reed Rd., Kansas City, MO 64134

PLAY WELL WITH OTHERS: A MUSICIAN’S GUIDE TO JAMMING LIKE A PRO by Martha Haehl and Mike Walker. 2009, pbk $16.95, 108pp., 9 x 6. The do’s and don’ts of jamming, including jam styles and types and how to easily transpose and lead a song in a jam.

Jawbone Press
1700 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

So You Want To Be A Rock ’N’ Roll Star: THE BYRDS DAY-BY-DAY 1965-1973 by Christopher Hjort. 2008, ISBN: 1906002150, pbk $29.95, 336pp., 8.5 x 11, Concert location index, index. Story of 1960s band, The Byrds, from the band’s formation to their brief reunion in 1965; includes previously unreleased photographs.

Mel Bay
4 Industrial Dr., Pacific, MO 63069-3611

OZARKS FIDDLE MUSIC by Drew Beisswenger and Gordon McCann. 2008, ISBN: 0786677306, pbk $29.95, 217pp., 12 x 9, CD. Selection of 308 fiddle tunes featuring 30 legendary performers along with 50 other fiddlers from the Ozarks.

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

PAUL CLAYTON AND THE FOLKSONG REVIVAL by Bob Coltman. 2008, ISBN: 0810861321, pbk $55, 297pp., 9 x 6, Appendix, discographic summary, bibliography, index, song index. Biography of Paul Clayton featuring accounts from friends, family and fellow musicians.

Simon and Schuster
Paramount Publishing, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020

GIRLS LIKE US: CAROLE KING, JONI MITCHELL, CARLY SIMON AND THE JOURNEY OF A GENERATION by Sheila Weller. 2008, ISBN: 0743491475, cloth $27.95, 592pp., 6 x 9, Source notes, bibliography, discography, index. Biographical work draws on magazine quotes and interviews and follows the interconnected lives and work of three singer-songwriters influential in the 1960s.

LYRICS: 1964-2008 by Paul Simon. 2008, ISBN: 14165892X, cloth $35, 378pp., 9 x 11, Publishing index. First comprehensive collection of Paul Simon’s lyrics as well as photos and notes from Simon’s personal archives.

Sourcebooks, Inc.
1935 Brookdale Rd, Napierville, IL 60563

COUNTRY MUSIC: THE MASTERS by Marty Stuart. 2008, ISBN: 1402214537, cloth $49.99, 384pp., 9 x 13, CD. 4-time Grammy Award-winning musician’s photographs of key figures in country music; accompanying CD contains stories behind photographs and a tribute song and video to Johnny Cash.

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

COUNTRY MUSIC: HUMORISTS AND COMEDIANS by Loyal Jones. 2008, ISBN: 0252033698 , cloth $65, 448pp., 8 x 10, Index. An encyclopedia of country music performers who have used comedy as a central component of their presentation.

University of North Carolina Press
P.O. Box 2288, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2288

LINTHEAD STOMP by Patrick Huber. 2008, ISBN: 0807832251 , cloth $30, 416pp., 9 x 6, Appendices A and B, notes, bibliography, discography, index. Author examines the roots of American country music and the lives of Piedmont millhand musicians John Carson, Charlie Poole, Dave McCarn and the Dixon Brothers.

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

CAJUN AND ZYDECO DANCE MUSIC IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA: MODERN PLEASURES IN A POSTMODERN WORLD by Mark F. DeWitt. 2008, ISBN: 1604730900 , cloth $50, 282pp., 10 x 7, Bibliography, discography, filmography, interviews, index. Traces how Cajun and zydeco dance has begun to develop in northern California and the diverse group of people who take part in this type of dance and culture.

Wiley Publishing
111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774

HARMONICA FOR DUMMIES by Winislow Yerxa. 2008, ISBN: 047033729X, pbk $21.99, 340pp., 7 x 9, Appendix, index, tablature and positions chart. Step-by-step instructions for beginning harmonica players with diagrams, music with notation and tablature; includes 98-track CD of sample songs accompanying music from the book.

Lindberg Lyd AS, Box 56 Bogerud, Oslo NO-0621, Norway

The Nordic Sound Sampler 2007: VARIOUS. Solo performances by various musicians presenting 17 classical instrumental pieces including pieces from Mozart and Wieniawski.


Lindberg Lyd AS, Box 56 Bogerud, Oslo NO-0621, Norway

46 Slåttar På Tunga: BERIT OPHEIM VERSTO. Norwegian folk singer uses slåttetralling to present 19 traditional folk songs.

5-String Productions
334 W. Union St., West Chester, PA 19382-3329

08001 Cataloochee: CAROL ELIZABETH JONES. Solo debut about life in the Appalachians includes twelve bluegrass and folk songs with backing on guitar, banjo, bass and fiddles.

Rajamäentie 167, Kantele 07565, Finland

5 Nikodemus: JOUHIORKESTERI. Quartet from Finland present their debut album of ten Finnish folk songs backed with jouhikkos and vocals.

Acoustic Americana
5746 Union Mill Road, PMB 155, Clifton, VA 20124

1003 Death Must Be a Woman: DEAD MEN’S HOLLOW. Veteran bluegrass/folk band releases their third album of 13 original songs and one traditional instrumental.

Acoustic Music
Postach 1945, Osnabrück D-49009, Germany

1396 Mafuá: YAMANDÚ COSTA. Instrumental album of original compositions ranging from samba to choro and tango from Brazilian guitarist.

Acoustic Stew
14201 SE Petrovitsky Road, Suite A3-127, Renton, WA 98058

001 The Hayburners: THE HAYBURNERS. 10 songs from Seattle singer-songwriter duo who combine jazz with traditional folk and Americana.

216 Battery Street, Burlington , VT 0540

I Rode the Ti: RICK and THE RAMBLERS WESTERN SWING BAND. Twelve western swing songs including six originals from Vermont band.

5401 Wakefield Dr., Nashville, TN 37220

71017 Life is Good: RANDI PERKINS. 8 songs from Nashville singer-songwriter.

6400 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Gypsy Rumble: THE STEPHANE WREMBEL TRIO with DAVID GRISMAN. 15 songs of French gypsy jazz fusion and traditional melodies with contemporary jazz, Indian, African and Middle Eastern musical influences.

P.O. Box 6023, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Flowers from the Mountian: HEATHER MULVEY. New Jersey musician presents her debut CD of ten songs mixing Americana, Celtic and contemporary folk.

Duane Andrews
8 York Street, St. John’s NL AK1K7, Canada

3 Raindrops: DUANE ANDREWS. Canadian artist’s debut album mixes traditional Newfoundland music with the Gypsy Jazz of Django Reinhardt.

P.O. Box 2593, West Chester, PA 19380

1112 Sparks of Ancient Light: AL STEWART. Musical storyteller delivers a dozen new historical songs mixing elements of folk, rock, classical and jazz.

1113 At 89: PETE SEEGER. Folk musician and American icon blends instrumentals, songs and personal reflections on 32 new and largely previously unreleased tracks with backing on vocals and instrumentation.

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

2176 Bollywood Dreams Bhangra: VARIOUS. 12 songs from Bhangra Bollywood performers featuring a combination of traditional and modern music.

2177 Traditional Chinese Music: SILK and WIND ENSEMBLE. 15 instrumental songs of silk strings and bamboo flutes played on traditional Chinese instruments.

2187 Coimba Fado: VERDES ANOS. Traditional and original Coimbra Fado songs.

As Is
71 Murray Street #3, New York, NY 10007

Solé: MANZE DAYILA and THE NAGO NATION. A mix of 16 original and traditional songs from Haitian singer.

Asphalt Tango
Ackerstrasse 14/15, Berlin D-10115, Germany

1708 Fake No More: LA CHERGA feat. IRINA KARAMARKOVIC. 6-piece band brings together Balkan brass, jazz vocals, Jamaican grooves and electronic beats.

1808 Bucharest Tango: OANA CATALINA CHITU. Romanian artist combines sounds of Romanian tango with folk ballads of Maria Tanaese.

Audio Authorities
P.O. Box 41942, Nashville, TN 37204

005 Ironwood: MARE WAKEFIELD. Texas-based singer-songwriter produces eleven songs backed acoustic guitar, bass, piano, organ, synth and other instruments.

8033 14th Ave. NE., Seattle, WA 98115

108 Moon Over Mendocino: CATHIE WHITESIDES, HANK BRADLEY, FRANNIE LEOPOLD. Acoustic trio presents twelve songs mixing music from Greece, the Balkans and the American South with their own original sounds.

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

0705 Peace of Wild Things: CAREY CREED. Singer-songwriter presents her second CD of twelve covers and one original lullaby backed by vocal harmonies, flute, piano and other stringed instruments.

13774 Recuerdo Dr., Del Mar, CA 92014

842 Crooked Man: CHRIS STUART and BACKCOUNTRY. 13 original bluegrass songs featuring guitar, banjo, fiddle and drums.

Bad Dog
906 Jonathan Lane, Marlton, NJ 08053-4517

60808 The Works: JONATHA BROOKE. 13 tracks of Woody Guthrie’s never before recorded lyrics set to original music.

Band in the Hand
9 Entrance Way, Denville, NJ 07834

Hand Picked: TOBY WALKER. Fingerstyle guitarist delivers 15 originals and covers with backing from special guests Jay Ungar on fiddle and Molly Mason on bass.

No.87 Shaharara Ave., P.O.Box 14515/977, Tehran 1443783779, Iran

Persia: Ancient Roots of Music: VARIOUS. 2-disc set showcasing a collection of Iranian music.

193 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215

0020 Masters of Chicha, Vol.1: JUANECO Y SU COMBO. Amazonian band from Peru present its debut album of 16 songs played with a chicha style.

Barnes & Noble
Attn: Patti Conte, 56 W. 22nd St., New York, NY 10010

0106 Lucy Woodward Is ... Hot And Bothered: LUCY WOODWARD. A dozen originals fusing soul, pop and funk from vocalist/singer-songwriter.

Bear Family
Grenzweg 1, Holste-Oldendorf 27729, Germany

16950 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: Country and Western Hit Parade 1945: VARIOUS. Various country songs from 1945 including both the big hits and the classic performances that became influential in later years.

16951 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: Country and Western Hit Parade 1946: VARIOUS. Various country songs from 1946 including both the big hits and the classic performances that became influential in later years.

16952 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: Country and Western Hit Parade 1947: VARIOUS. Various country songs from 1947 including both the big hits and the classic performances that became influential in later years.

16953 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: Country and Western Hit Parade 1948: VARIOUS. Various country songs from 1948 including both the big hits and the classic performances that became influential in later years.

16954 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: Country and Western Hit Parade 1949: VARIOUS. Various country songs from 1949 including both the big hits and the classic performances that became influential in later years.

16955 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: Country and Western Hit Parade 1950: VARIOUS. Various country songs from 1950 including both the big hits and the classic performances that became influential in later years.

8 Third Ave, West Milford, NJ 07480

001 Sundown Till Dawn: LORETTA HAGEN. Twelve songs mixing country, rock, folk and blues to help raise awareness for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease research.

Beautiful Jo
P.O. Box 1039, Oxford OX1 4UA, U.K.

53 Five Play: CLIMAX CEILIDH BAND. English ceilidh quintet presents twelve songs backed by the accordion, guitar, fiddles, flute and pipes.

Box 1179 , Pearblossom, CA 93553

7 Criminalized: BEEFBONE. 10 original, traditional and alternative folk songs.

Bell Buckle
P.O. Box 298, Bell Buckle, TN 37020

021 Here’s a Little Song: VALERIE SMITH and BECKY BULLER. 12 bluegrass originals on Buller’s debut as a producer.

1341 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008

10002 Fiona’s World: BOB CHEEVERS. 14 Americana originals from Austin-based singer-songwriter.

Beth Wood Music/Mehaffey
PO Box 197, Lyons, CO 80540

Beachcomber’s Daughter: BETH WOOD. Texan singer-songwriter mixes a variety of different folk styles on 16 songs for her 7th independent release.

P.O. Box 820806, Memphis, TN 38182

Christmas in Door County: DOC HEIDE and ERIC LEWIS. 17 traditional Christmas carols, both rare and well-known, performed on acoustic guitar and mandolin.

Lisa Biales
6317 Buckley Rd., Oxford, OH 45056

Hey There: LISA BIALES. 12 original songs from Ohio singer-songwriter.

Big Deal
4658 Wortser Ave., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

8985 Push and Pull: THE HUMAN VALUE. Sophmore release from Los Angeles-based power trio features vocalist Turu with backing on guitar and drums.

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

0051 Telescope: STEVE DAWSON. Canadian singer-songwriter’s all-instrumental release of ten songs composed specifically to feature pedal steel guitar and backed by various instruments including trumpet, bass, harmonica, pump organ, glockenspiel and more.

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

5124 Feel So Good: ALBERT CUMMINGS. Live recording of blues-rock guitarist features eleven tracks of originals as well as covers of Led Zeppelin, Little Feat and Muddy Waters.

5125 Midnight Blues: MAGIC SLIM and THE TEARDROPS. Legendary blues performer combines Chicago blues with country and soul influences on 13 tracks with guest appearances from James Cotton, Otis Clay , Lonnie Brooks, Elvin Bishop and others.

Blix Street
4704 35th St. NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335-7622

10090 Somewhere: EVA CASSIDY. Twelve previously unreleased performances from late Washington, D.C.-based singer including two songs co-written by Cassidy.

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

150 You Are All My People: I’M NOT JIM. A mix of pop, folk and blues from Silos’ musician Walter Salas-Humara and writer Jonathan Lethem.

Blue Circle
P.O. Box 681286, Franklin, TN 37068-1286

007 Thank You For Caring: JEANETTE WILLIAMS. Singer-songwriter presents 14 songs accompanied by a variety of bluegrass songwriters.

Blue Groove
Liebhartstalstrasse 15, Vienna A-1160, Austria

1720 Visions: HANS THEESSINK and TERRY EVANS. Thirteen original and soul-blues classic songs from two veteran bluesmen.

Blue Note
304 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10010

01468 The Cole Porter Mix: PATRICIA BARBER. Singer and pianist presents ten Cole Porter covers and three Porter-inspired originals.

Blue Pearl
214 Idell St., Philadelphia, PA 19119

Grace & Grit: DEB CALLAHAN. Philadelphia-based blues singer-songwriter and musician presents twelve original songs and three excerpts backed by guitars, bass, drums, piano and other instruments.

Blue Skunk
3 Yorkshire Ct., South Elgin, IL 60177

4503 Blues Duo: DOUG ADAMZ and DAN HAYES. Acoustic and traditional blues sung and played on guitar and harmonica.

4504 One-Man Band: BILL ABEL. Mississippi Delta blues artist accompanies himself on electric guitar, Dobro, homemade cigar-box guitars and percussion.

4505 Five: STEVE ROWE. Original shuffles, ballads and blues-rock songs from Canadian blues guitarist.

The Bob Gibson Legacy
P.O. Box 1354, Mendocino, CA 95460, USA

1001 Bob Gibson: The Living Legend Years: BOB GIBSON. Compilation of artist’s past recordings including never released songs.

1002 The Living Legend Years: Funky in the Country: BOB GIBSON. Reissue of 1974 album with songs from artist’s live performances.

1003 The Living Legend Years: Homemade Music: BOB GIBSON and HAMILTON CAMP. Reissue of 1978 folk album.

1004 The Living Legend Years: The Perfect High: BOB GIBSON. Reissue of 1980 album with songs written in collaboration with Shel Silverstein.

1005 The Living Legend Years: Uptown Saturday Night: BOB GIBSON. Reissue of 1984 Folk/Americana album.

225 Sterling Rd., Unit 19, Toronto, ON M6R 2B2, Canada

192 This Beautiful Mess: MICHAEL JEROME BROWNE. 15 songs fuse blues, country and R & B with original lyrics.

193 Resilience: ANNABELLE CHVOSTEK. 12 largely original songs featuring a mix between mainstream roots and acoustic Indie-pop; includes animated QuickTime video of title song.

Boston Road
16034 Longvista Dr., Dallas, TX 75248

Sands of Aberdeen: JED MARUM WITH HUGH MORRISON and MASON BROWN. A mix of bluegrass, Irish and Scottish original songs.

82 Ain’t No Goin’ Back: JED MARUM. 5-track Americana EP including a new Christmas banjo song.

Both Ears
512 Pine Court, Creswell, OR 97426

001 Underwater & Other Places: MELISSA RUTH. Singer-songwriter from British Columbia presents her debut album featuring ten original songs backed by guitar, kazoo, bass and drums.

Bright Orange
7657 Winnetka Ave #200, Los Angeles, CA 91306

1073 Navigating the Spectrum: THE CONDUCTORS. Trio performs 9 original children’s songs intended to raise support and awareness for the Autism community.

Broken Arrow
940 Bay St., San Francisco, CA 94109

24204 07 Welcome: MAT CALLAHAN and YVONNE MOORE. Veteran folk duo presents 14 original songs backed by guitar, harmonica and percussion.

7080 Alexandra, Ste. 401, Montréal, QC H2S 3J5, Canada

18003 Duo: STEPHEN BARRY and ANDREW COWAN. Duo present a live recording of 17 songs backed by double bass, acoustic guitar and guest instrumentalists.

Brown Dog/Vizztone
815 Office Park Road, Suite 9, West Des Moines, IA 50265

1001 LIVE! at the Firefly: THE BRUCE KATZ BAND. Quartet presents twelve instrumental pieces mixing blues and American root styles.

Buckerette Music
48 Madison Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804

The Buckerettes: THE BUCKERETTES. 15 songs from trio featuring a mix of rock, jazz, bluegrass, country and soul.

Bull Creek
6566 Rolling Fork Dr., Nashville, TN 37205

Velvet Sky: AUTUMN. Sophomore album from singer-songwriter includes ballads and Texas folk/Americana songs.

Bulldawg Talent
6600 Pacific Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260

BullDawg Blues: DENNIS DONNELLY. Veteran slide-guitarist presents 14 songs backed by bass, drums, mandolin, trumpet, resophonic guitar and other instruments.

Button Box
1393 Vallecito Pl., Carpinteria, CA 93013

2307 Money to Burn: JACKIE MORRIS. Sophomore album featuring original folk music from California singer-songwriter.

7755 NW 53rd St., Miami, FL 33166

Times Are Good: CARLOS BERTONATTI. Eleven acoustic tracks from Miami-based singer-songwriter and guitarist.

384 Main Street, 2nd Fl., Catskill, NY 12414

Better for the Metaphor: CANTINERO. 11 songs from alt-pop British singer-songwriter.

3131 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85017

6404 Bring Your Feathers In!: BLACKSTONE. Pow-wow songs led by Terry and Randy Paskemin in the Cree style.

6438 For the Love: THUNDER HILL. Southern Plains singing and drumming recorded live at Spotlight Twenty-Nine.

6444 Faith: KEVIN YAZZIE. Peyote singer presents harmonized songs of the Native American Church with themes of faith, healing and prayer.

6446 Songs of the Sacred Circle: LOUIE GONNIE. Navajo singer-songwriter and guest drummer/singer Branson Gorman present traditional ceremonial peyote songs of the Native American church.

6447 Tha Quiet Storm: THA TRIBE. Veteran contemporary pow-wow group presents their first album of round dance songs.

7084 Talisman: R. CARLOS NAKAI. Veteran Navajo-ute flutist presents a solo album of 13 songs backed by the Native American flute.

7086 Portraits: Music for Classical Guitar: GABRIEL AYALA. Guitarist from Arizona presents eleven popular compositions and arrangements for classical guitar.

Canyon Kitchen
1489 Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501

The Ship in the Sky: ERIC CARLSON. A mix of original and traditional songs, as well as old-time roots and bluegrass, from New Mexico singer-songwriter.

9 Depot Rd., Haydenville, MA 01039

9162 The Last CD: LONESOME BROTHERS. Veteran trio present twelve alt-country/Americana songs backed by bass, guitar and drums.

24 Music Square W., Nashville, TN 37203

Quarterfuse: ERIC WILSON and EMPTY HEARTS. 6-song EP from folk rock band.

Champions of the Arts
349 E. Tompkins Street, Columbus, OH 43202

HomemadeConfetti: THE LOST REVIVAL. 5-piece band’s debut album featuring a mix of rock and bluegrass.

Lost at Sea: EXCEPTIONAL EDWARD. Indie-rock band’s debut full-length album featuring 11 original songs.

Paint it Red: THE NUCLEAR CHILDREN. Single from pog rock quartet’s upcoming debut full-length album.

1868 S. Millard, Chicago, IL 60623

The Low Down Brass Band: THE LOW DOWN BRASS BAND. 10 instrumental songs from 9-piece band.

Cló Iar-Chonnachta
Indreabhán, Conamara, Co. na Gaillimhe, Ireland

175 Up and Coming - Ó Ghlúin go Glúin: OISÍN and CONAL GLÚIN. Brother duo presents 14 tracks of traditional Irish music and 2 originals on banjo and button-accordion with backing from their mother and grandparents.

Loralyn Coles
PO BOx 2583 , Merrifeld, VA 22116-583

Blue Moonlight: LORALYN COLES. 11 traditional Irish and country songs from Virginia singer-songwriter.

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

88697 The Bootleg Series Vol.8, Tell Tale Signs: BOB DYLAN. 2-disc 8th installment in the Bootleg Series featuring unreleased studio recordings from 1989-2006, plus demos, alternate takes, live cuts and rare songs and photos.

916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212

4470 Evergreen: ALISON BROWN QUARTET with JOE GRAVEN. Eleven acoustic Christmas songs featuring the banjo, fiddle and mandolin.

4489 Starfish: CATRIONA McKAY. Award-winning harper delivers 10 tracks of contemporary Scottish music with backing from guitar, fiddle, bass, strings and electronic treatments.

4492 Waltz With Me: ANNBJØRG LIEN. Norwegian fiddler presents 10 tradition-based tunes and songs with backing from Bruce Molsky on violin and vocals, Christine Hanson on cello, and Mikael Marin on viola.

P.O. Box 2203, Chicago, IL 60690

074 Protection: PILLARS and TONGUES. Chicago-based avant garde trio blends gospel, blues and folk with backing.

Cowboy Angel
390 Southview Dr., Athens, GA 30605

003 Western Tales and Trails: ADAM KLEIN. Athens, Ga.-based singer-songwriter presents twelve songs based on southern and western-themed stories.

Crammed Discs
43 rue General Patton, Brussels 1050, Belgium

In the House of Mirrors: HECTOR ZAZOU and SWARA. Late Algerian-born French composer and producer collaborates with four instrumentalists to perform ten songs inspired by Asian classical music.

181 Carlaw Ave, Suite #220, Toronto, ON M4M 2S1, Canada

17 Running Late: TOM TAYLOR. 11 originals on sophmore release from Vancouver-based singer-songwriter.

Anthony Da Costa
7 Sandford Street, Pleasantville, NY 10570

Typical American Tragedy: ANTHONY Da COSTA. 11 original songs from New York singer-songwriter.

Bad Nights/Better Days: ABBIE GARDNER and ANTHONY Da COSTA. 13 original duets from singer-songwriter duo.

Datura Moon
10691 N. Madsen Ave., Clovis, CA 93611-9704

70002 Ritual: LYQUID AMBER. 5-piece band mixes jazz, rock, classical, Brazilian and Southern Appalachia music.

Day Old
12439 Magnolia Blvd, PMB 210, Valley Village, CA 91607

Winter Dance Party ... Holiday Greetings To You!: JOHN MUELLER, RAY ANTHONY and JAY RICHARDSON. Three singers present 14 Christmas/religious songs backed by the veteran Winter Dance Party Band.

Dead Fish
4200 Park Blvd #501, Oakland, CA 94602

4 Conflict Resolution: THE PASSIVE AGRESSIVES. 15-song mix of pop and alternative metal about guilt, isolation,suicide, government and the media from 4-piece band.

825 8th Ave., New York, NY 10019

00181 Rambling Boy: CHARLIE HADEN FAMILY and FRIENDS. Originals, covers and traditional tunes from bassist joined by various artists including Roseanne Cash, Vince Gill, Jack Black, Ricky Skaggs and others.

Dell Daisy
30/7 Bath Street, Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HD, Scotland

001 Nesta: SARAH-JANE SUMMERS. Nordic-tinged Highland fiddle-playing on artist’s debut solo CD.

4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618

797 On 80 Highway with Hammie Nixon: SLEEPY JOHN ESTES. 17 blues songs from a 1974 unreleased studio session backed by guitar, harmonica and kazoo.

Delta Groove
14602 Victory Blvd. Suite 208, Van Nuys, CA 91411

125 Los Fabulocos feat. Kid Ramos: LOS FABULOCOS feat. KID RAMOS. 13 traditional Spanish, Mexican, blues and R&B songs backed by Hohner button accordion, guitars, bajo sexto, bass, drums and more.

126 The Blues Rolls On: ELVIN BISHOP. Veteran blues slide guitarist and singer pays tribute to his roots on twelve tracks with special guests B.B. King, James Cotton, George Thorogood, Tommy Castro and others.

127 2 Man Wrecking Crew: CEDRIC BURNSIDE and LIGHTNIN’ MALCOLM. Debut national release from duo featuring 14 original songs that mix soul, hip-hop and funk.

2625 Alcatraz Ave. #182, Berkeley, CA 94705

1000 Exchange: EMILY BEZAR. Ten-track album from California-based singer-songwriter and composer blending classical, jazz, rock, pop and electronic music.

Devil’s Ruin
P.O. Box 453, Leo, IN 46765

1 Too Close to Heaven: THE DAD HORSE EXPERIENCE. Eleven gospel songs from Indiana preacher.

Amy Dixon-Kolar
P.O. Box 301 , Fox River Grove, IL 60021, USA

001 Now It’s Time: AMY DIXON-KOLAR. Folk singer-songwriter presents her debut album with nine originals and four cover songs using a variety of styles.

Do You Hate Pants?
424 North Pine St, Lancaster, PA 17603

Make It Worse: SLIMFIT. Debut album from Lancaster root rock 5-piece band.

21602 Channel Pkwy, Edwardsburg, MI 49112

006 Heart Worn Sleve: B.B. WOLFE with THE GOLDMINE PICKERS. Sophmore release from Midwestern singer-songwriter features 9 originals with backing from members of The Goldmine Pickers.

500 Kirts Boulevard, Troy, MI 48048

925 Backwoods Barbie: DOLLY PARTON. Twelve country songs, eight written by the music legend, backed by piano, bass, drums, a variety of guitars and other instruments.

Rh Pozitif Muzik Yapim, Oba Sokak, No:1/4, Cihangir, Istanbul 34433, Turkey

800: MERCANDEDE. Eleven songs from Middle Eastern group.

Rh Pozitif Muzik Yapim, Oba Sokak, No:1/4, Cihangir, Istanbul 34433, Turkey

Roots: BABA ZULA. 29 songs featuring Far Eastern techniques, blues, psychedelia, Jamaican Nyabinghi and Dub.

Drag City
P.O. Box 476867, Chicago, IL 60647-6867

379 I Want to Go Where Things are Beautiful: NIMROD WORKMAN. Coal worker and union activist’s previously unreleased recordings of traditional and self-composed songs from 1982.

Duffy Moon
1931 North Bronson Ave., #105, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Jane Bolduc Live: JANE BOLDUC. Singer-songwriter presents six original songs performed live and backed by drums, bass, electric guitars and more.

c/o Felmay Records, Strada Roncaglia 16, San Germano, AL 15040, Italy

8114 Crinali: RICCARDO TESI and CLAUDIO CARBONI. 15 Italian folk songs backed by melodeon, saxes, guitar, piano, clarinet and bass.

Dust Bunny
P.O. Box 317, Youngsville, NY 12791

103 I Sing About Things: MIKE VREELAND. 14 children’s songs for family learning.

Ears Love Music
Brommystrasse 64, Wilhelmshave 26384, Germany

8001 Seven Steps to Liberty: AHIMSA. Eight tracks fusing traditional Indian music and jazz from Indo-German ensemble.

Earthen Groove
21 Germania St. #2, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

004 Skyland: GUY MENDILOW BAND. 14 original and traditional songs inspired by Skyland Farm in the Berkshire Mountains.

701 Rossland Road East Box 386, Whitby, ON L1N 9K3, Canada

4403 Another Life: LENORE. Third CD from Ontario singer-songwriter features 13 originals.

Electric Ragtime
323 Dean St. #2, Brooklyn, NY 11217

001 Time Past and Time Passing: MICHAEL CHAPMAN. English singer-songwriter presents eleven original songs backed by his vocals and guitar.

P.O. Box 123, Monkton, VT 05469

114 The Wilderness Road: PETE SUTHERLAND and FRIENDS. Singer-songwriter delivers eleven songs featuring Vermont history.

Box 694, Kimberton, PA 19442

Hin Dagh: EPIPHANY PROJECT. Twelve world and Americana songs with a 30-page book that includes the ancient text, poetry and prayers which inspired the lyrics, along with artistic insights and illustrative art.

Etnisk Musikklubb
Masovngata 20, Kongsberg 3616, Norway

57 FolkeLarm Oslo 2008: VARIOUS. 2-disc collection of music from international folk and music festival, FolkeLarm Oslo 2008.

1802 Victoria Ave, Saskatoon, SK S7H 1Z9, Canada

1383008 Symphony Of Chemistry: FARIDEH OLSEN. Canadian singer-songwriter presents 13 original songs mixing bluegrass, pop and folk on her second CD.

92 Holly Lynn Lane, Letchfield, KY 425754

Rider Comin’ In: WILL CALLERY. 13 original songs from Americana singer-songwriter.

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

216 Fair England’s Shore: PETER BELLAMY. 2-CD set of late artist’s first three solo albums from 1968 to 1969 including Mainly Norfolk, Fair England’s Shore and The Fox Jumps Over the Parson’s Gate.

217 Unpredicted Storm: PHIL HULSE. Solo debut from singer/guitarist of The Queensberry Rules features politically motivated originals.

Strada Roncaglia 16, San Germano, AL 15040, Italy

47 Rom Kaffe: ACQUARAGIA DROM. Italian gypsy band presents 14 songs of the road backed by guitar, accordion, clarinet, double bass and violin.

8136 PresenteRemoto: RICCARDO TESI. Tuscan accordionist presents two tributes to Italian songwriters and twelve originals.

532 Kennedy Road, Leeds, MA 01053

1 Sweet Spot: KATHERINE FIRST. 10 instrumental Scottish and Irish songs.

1419 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110

Hillbilly Bebop-Boogie: JIMBO TROUT. A baker’s dozen of bluegrass, western swing and ragtime blues covers and originals set in new arrangements and presented by acoustic 7-piece.

1419 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110

Catch of the Day: JIMBO TROUT. Debut solo album of hobo songs, old-time banjo tunes and other covers arranged for guitar, 5-string banjo and vocals.

14 Siskin Road, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9UL, U.K.

3066 Fotheringay 2: FOTHERINGAY. U.K folk rock band present their second album of eleven songs, originally recorded in 1970.

P.O. Box 680, Corte Madera, CA 94925

Bag of Knives: BOB BRADSHAW and CHAD MANNING. Irish songwriter Bradshaw collaborates with American fiddler Manning to create 10 original songs.

Folk Festival
40 Eastview Ave, Asheville, NC 28803

0001 Wicker: JOSH PHILLIPS FOLK FESTIVAL. Debut album from North Carolina-based singer-songwriter, guitarist and percussionist.

P.O. Box 1148, Sharon, CT 06069

138 Fire Down Below: THE JOHNSON GIRLS. 18 tracks of sea chanteys and maritime songs.

250 Earlsdon Ave. North, Coventry CV5 6GX, U.K.

80 English International: A History of the English Concertina: VARIOUS. A collection of traditional and concertina music featuring 42 different English musicians.

Forty Below
3920 Prospect Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

001 Kid Dynamite & the Common Man: ERIC CORNE. Ten original songs featuring Corne on guitar and vocals backed by numerous guest musicians.

c/o Music & Words, P.O. Box 1921, Hilversum BX-1200, The Netherlands

4031 The International Cimbalom Festival: VARIOUS. 13 songs from various artists recorded at the International Cimbalom festival in Hungary.

4051 Swing ...: DAVID MUNNELLY. Accordionist presents his first album of 13 traditional Irish songs.

The Chalet, Bothuna, Spiddal, County Galway, Ireland

001 Draíocht: DAVE FLYNN. Veteran composer/guitarist releases his solo debut with 13 songs based on traditional Irish music.

Frog’s Claw
13 Cedar Way, Woodstock, NY 12498

Railroad Rainbows and Talkin Blues:Bare Bones VI: TOM PACHECO. 13 original songs with guitar and bass backing.

Fuel 2000
6607 Sunset Blvd., 2nd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90028

061738 Jefferson’s Tree of Liberty: JEFFERSON STARSHIP. 18 folk music classics reinvigorated by 10-piece band.

Fugitive Kind
P.O. Box 2041, Berkeley, CA 94702

1 American Songbag: The JONAH KIT. San Francisco trio blend folk, punk, country and rock on their debut album.

P.O. Box 5231, Burlington, VT 05402

516 Rendez-vous: BEPPE GAMBETTA. Eleven duets including some with overdubbing and percussion as well as bass backing.

Gigi and Joni
35 Western Ave., Burlington, VT 05408

In A Tree: GIGI and JONI. 15 original smart songs for kids from violinist and guitarist duo of long time educators.

46-50 Steele Rd., London NW10 7AS, U.K.

74 Bosnian Breakdown: KALESIJSKI ZVUCI. Bosnian dance and folk music from 5-member indigenous band including 11 cuts, subtitled The Unpronounceable Beat of Sarajevo.

Raymond Gonzalez
7 Abbot St., Marbelhead, MA 01945

Tunes From the Blue Fish: RAYMOND GONZALEZ. Collection of instrumental songs using several guitars, mandolin and unusual percussion tools such as chop sticks mixed in with artist’s own muttering and breathing.

Tunes From the Blue Fish II: RAYMOND GONZALEZ. Follow-up to 2006 release featuring 12 instrumental songs using several guitars, mandolin, unusual percussion tools and artist’s own breathing and muttering.

Night Sky: RAYMOND GONZALEZ. 11 original songs from Boston singer-songwriter.

5313 Broadview Road, Columbus, OH 43230

One More Door: RJ COWDERY. Debut album from Columbus, Ohio-based singer-songwriter.

Grandmother Alice
P.O. Box 1183, Asheville, NC 28802

Autumn Eyes: VALORIE MILLER. Ten originals from Asheville, N.C.-based Americana/folk singer-songwriter.

Sue Grant
24Trumbull Road, Northampton, Mass 01060

Songs of the Sea Creatures: SUE and APRIL GRANT. 20 songs from Massachusetts duo including some originals.

Green Jeans
314 McKinley Ave., 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, Pa 15202

Valparaiso: EMILY PINKERTON. Twelve songs sung in Spanish and English backed by guitar, upright bass, banjo and a variety of other stringed instruments.

Adrianne Greenbaum
58 Ridgeview Ave., Fairfield, CT 06432

FleytMuzik in Kontsert!: ADRIANNE GREENBAUM. Klezmer flutist performs nine original and fourteen traditional songs with commentary; backed by vintage and modern flutes, fiddle, cimbalom, bass and poyk.

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

307 Islands on the Moon: MARK DUNLOP. Debut solo album from multi-instrumentalist and member of Scottish folk quintet Malinky.

326 Masters Of Piobaireachd: Vol. 10: ROBERT U. BROWN and ROBERT B. NICOL. Twelve instructional piobaireachd songs on bagpipes.

Guitar Odyssey
83339 Green Bluff Drive, Creswell, OR 97426

0908 What Tomorrow Brings: LARRY PATTIS. Twelve original songs and two covers from folk guitarist, composer and arranger.

Lucas Haake
1835 SW Jewell, Mailbox #4, Topeka, KS 66621

To Be Young: LUCAS HAAKE. 18-year-old Kansas-based singer-songwriter presents nine original songs and one cover from Daniel Johnston.

Hallway Ballers
2106 Sunny Vista Dr., San Jose, CA 95128

Hallway Ballers: HALLWAY BALLERS. Debut EP from 4-piece band.

Hang Jones
3555 17th St., San Francisco, CA 94110

The Ballad of Carlsbad County: HANG JONES. Debut album from outlaw Americana singer-songwriter.

Hapidawg Productions
95 King William Crt, Cambridge, ON N3C 4J3

1572008 Stages: HARD RYDE. Canadian bluegrass 6-piece presents six originals and five trads on their fifth release.

Kate Hart
7642 Woodview Ave., Waterford, MI 48327

Alone Again With Friends: KATE HART. 14 songs from blues singer-songwriter.

Heads Up International
23309 Commerce Park Rd., Cleveland, OH 44122

3164 Maestro: TAJ MAHAL. Blues and roots musician and multi-instrumentalist marks 40th anniversary of his career with twelve track mix of originals and classic covers; spec. guests include Ben Harper, Los Lobos, Ziggy Marley and others.

Alex Hickey
9-1044 College Street, Toronto, ON MGH1A9, Canada

Love Bites: ALEX HICKEY. Debut album from Canadian singer-songwriter with eleven original songs.

High Horse
1508 South Street, Nashville, TN 37212

1001 My Mother and Me: CELESTE KRENZ. Country roots singer blends folk, country and blues on twelve originals with backing on guitars, fiddle, bass, piano and drums.

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

Lighthouse: CHRIS O’BRIEN. Debut CD from Boston singer-songwriter.

P.O. Box 4704, Worthington BN11 9JA, U.K.

1008 Revisited: PHIL HARDY. Twelve mainly Celtic songs featuring the low whistle.

8 Rue Patenier, Liège B-4000, Belgium

444607 Festina Lente: AURéLIA. Twelve songs from Belgian trio backed by violin, banjo, percussion, mandolin, kazoo and other instruments.

Home Grown Music
1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104

The Foundation: ZAC BROWN BAND. 5-piece band featuring equal parts country, bluegrass, southern rock, pop and reggae.

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

4446017 Les Tisserands: LES TISSERANDS. 14 songs from a Cathar trio backed by bagpipes, Celtic harp, sax, lutes and other instruments

4446020 Brindiban: JUGALBANDI TRIO. Trio presents nine songs based on north Indian tradition backed by the bansure flute, tablas and piano.

4446023 King Size: TRICYCLE. French trio and guests present eleven songs backed by accordion, piano, sax, flute, bass, trumpet, flugelhorn, drums and guitar.

502 Hirondelles: GENEVIèVE LALOY. French quartet presents twelve songs with backing from the saxophone, flutes, contrabass and guitars.

Hot Club
P.O. Box 5202, Majorstua, Oslo N-0302, Norway

The Jimmy Carl Black Story: JON LARSEN. 2-disc set sharing Black’s life story with violin, marimba, guitar, and bass backing.

219 Django Music: HOT CLUBE DE NORVEGE. 13 songs from string jazz quartet featuring Django music.

P.O. Box 152 Keighley, West Yorkshire BD22 0YT, U.K.

004 Ziggurat: STEVE TILSTON. 14 originals from British singer-songwriter with backing.

Hudson Harding
P.O. Box 22417, Philadelphia, PA 19110

Make Leeves: Songs From the American Kitchen Table Vol. 2: MISSION STREET PROJECT. The second album from Erik Balkey’s project to preserve traditional music about war, immigration and other social concerns.

1026 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212

9368 Rott ’n’ Roll: GRAYSON CAPPS. 13 southern rock and blues originals from New Orleans-based singer-songwriter.

I Like Mike
6566 Ridge Ln., Wrightsville, PA 17368

9 Meet Robert Bobby: ROBERT BOBBY. One new song alongside a 16-track compilation of songs from Pennsylvania-based singer-songwriter’s previous three releases.

Infinite Universe
3053 22nd ave West, Seattle, WA 98199

Hearts and Coffins: OLD GHOST. Five member band mixes alt-country, folk rock and Americana on 5-song EP featuring originals backed by vocals, guitars, bass, drums, keyboard and violin.

P.O. Box 1010, Townsend, MA 01469

Long Way Home: HOT DAY AT THE ZOO. 5-song EP from 4-piece Massachusetts band featuring folk, blues, ragtime and jazz.

Intrepid Sound
P.O. Box 548, South Pasadena, CA 91031-0548

03715 Heavy Water Experiments: HEAVY WATER EMPERIMENTS. Self-titled debut release from Los Angeles-based band features twelve songs backed by 8-string and 4-string bass, keyboard and drums.

6 Abbeville Mews, 88 Clapham Park Rd., London SW4 7BX, U.K.

112 Introducing Dozan: DOZAN. Nine traditional Arabic folk songs backed with drum-tambourine, lute, viola and cello.

113 Introducing Akim El Sikameya: AKIM EL SIKAMEYA. Eleven songs blending Arab-Andalusian traditional music with jazz, Latin, and Gypsy music from Algerian born musician.

Ivy Creek
P.O. Box 562235, Charlotte, NC 28256-2235

4782 Lords and Merry Maids All: BOBBY McMILLON. Singer-storyteller presents a solo album of 17 songs backed by guitar and vocals

Ixtian Recording Consortium
5817 Douglas Street, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Earth Gift: TAKAHEYA INAJIN KEVIN LOCKE. Eleven native Lakota songs played with a mix of Native American and Americana style backed by vocals, the Lakota flute, rattle, drum and other Native American instruments.

Janey Girl
980 Lawson Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 6T1, Canada

004 Real: JANE EAMON. Eleven songs, mostly originals, of live acoustic music from B.C. singer-songwriter.

Jewell Ridge
P.O. Box 128344, Nashville, TN 37212

3 Jewell Ridge Coal: JENI HANKINS and BILLY KEMP. Duo combines traditional country, Appalachian, old-time, country blues, bluegrass and folk music to create ten original songs.

238 E. Main St., P.O. Box 10, Ville Platte, LA 70586-0010

9088 Swamp Pop Sweathearts: VARIOUS. Collection of 18 swamp pop songs that pay tribute to the women who inspired the musical genre.

238 E. Main St., P.O. Box 10, Ville Platte, LA 70586-0010

9089 Stirrin’ It Up: GUMBEAUX ROUGE. Debut recording of 15 swamp pop songs about autumn in southern Louisiana.

John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road, Brasstown, NC 28902

Nighthoots and Morningsongs: VARIOUS. Compilation of folk music by artists mostly from Brasstown, N.C.

June Appal
91 Madison Ave., Whitesburg, KY 41858

0085 Uncle Charlie Osborne: The June Appal Recordings: CHARLIE OSBORNE. 32 country, Appalachian, folk and string band songs recorded from late southwest Virginia fiddler Charlie Osborne.

Just Dial Roche
400 W. 43rd St. #40Q, New York, NY 10036

Us An’Them: GARRY DIAL and TERRE ROCHE. Folk musician and jazz musician duo presents 16 national anthems from around the world with many special guests.

118 West 73rd street, #1C, New York, NY 10023

Mnemosyne: LJOVA and THE KONTRABAND. New York composer and violinist presents his debut album of twelve songs mixing jazz and folk styles.

Pat Kelleher
Magoola, Dripsey, Co., Cork, Ireland

3 Pat Kelleher Live: PAT KELLEHER. Live music from Irish singer-songwriter.

33 Charlemont St, Dublin 2, IRELAND

12 Gamblers’ Ballet: KILA. 9 songs from contemporary Celtic group.

Kindred Voices
P.O. Box 23963, Nashville, TN 37202-3963

Ascend: LAURIE McCLAIN. Singer-songwriter presents 14 original songs backed by guitar, harmonica, drums and other instruments.

King Mojo
3380 Pretty Branch Dr., Smyrna, GA 30080

Sold Out: BIG SHANTY. Ten songs based on life experiences mixing techno, Delta blues and club beat styles.

22 Harbor Park Dr., Port Washington, NY 11050-4617

028 Flat Baroque and Berserk: ROY HARPER. First time U.S. release of 1969 album from British singer-songwriter.

032 Jugula: ROY HARPER and JIMMY PAGE. First U.S. release from British singer-songwriter’s personal archives.

047 Stormcock: ROY HARPER. British singer-songwriter releases 1970s album for first time in U.S.

Mariénne Kreitlow
7616 25th St. SW, Howard Lake, MN 55349

Garlic and Other Forces of Nature: Mariénne Kreitlow. Eleven original songs from singer-songwriter and instrumentalist.

Large River
P.O. Box 121743, Nashville, TN 37212

4106 Save the Day: KATE CAMPBELL. A dozen literary inspired songs on singer-songwriter’s twelfth album.

Lasse Jalava
Matruusinpolku 5 A 35, Turku 20810, Finland

001 Going Back to Aneho: AMPIABA. West African singer and Finnish composer present ten original songs based on West African realities.

Late Shift
8715 Burton Way Suite 206, Los Angeles, CA 90048

20081 Back to LA: GENEVIEVE. Blues, jazz, country and folk on singer-songwriter’s second full-length album.

12021 Wilshire Blvd. #420, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Green Memories: SHAKHROKH YADEGARI. Performer blends Azam Ali’s vocals and Keyavash Nourai’s violin using Lila, a computer music instrument, on seven tracks inspired by contemporary Iranian poet.

Lonesome Day
143 Deaton Rd., Booneville, KY 41314

012 One Lonely Shadow: BLUE MOON RISING. Fourth album from 3-piece bluegrass band features 13 songs.

Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center
13108 San Pablo Ave., San Pablo, CA 94805

015 Songs of Wood and Steel: LOS CENZONTLES with DAVID HIDALGO. 14 original and traditional Mexican songs mixed with rock and blues to reflect Mexican American culture.

Mad Buffalo
41130 305th Ave. SE, Enumclaw, WA 98022

2008 Wilderness: MAD BUFFALO. 12 roots rock originals.

Madysen Music
Madysen Music, Madison, WI

12008 Across the Centerline: TOM KASTLE. Singer-songwriter presents his debut solo album with nine original songs and two covers.

P.O. Box 666, Hoboken, NJ 07030

020 Grand Hotel: MILTON. Twelve tracks from NYC singer-songwriter who mixes blues, pop, folk-rock and country.

Magna Carta
PMB 1820, 208 E. 51st. St., New York, NY 10022-6500

2316 Crossing the Line: BILL CUTLER. Singer-songwriter’s debut roots-rock album.

P.O. Box 468016, San Francisco, CA

29 Patriarch’s Blues: VICTOR KRUMMENACHER. Sixth full-length solo album featuring a mix of blues and Americana.

Brian Malvey
125 Gibbs Ave., 2nd Floor, Somers Point, NJ 08244

The Art of Walking: THE ART OF WALKING. Debut album featuring folk and indie-rock songs.

Holly House Middlewich Rd., Allostock, Knetsford, WA16 9JX Cheshire, Britian

Tales From the Fence Line: FONTAINE BROWN. Twelve original songs from blues songwriter.

Marian & Gabrielle Macrae / Yodel-Ay-Hee
28 Elizabeth Pl., Asheville, NC 28801

Old Sledge: THE MaCRAE SISTERS. Sister duo’s first full-length album features 17 songs of traditional Appalachian string music.

P.O. Box 3201, Freedom, CA 95019-3201

30107 Mister Double Happiness: MICK OVERMAN. 13 tracks from singer-songwriter including 8 originals.

Anne McCue
P.O. Box 160453, Nashville, TN 37216

006 East of Electric: ANNE McCUE. 10 modern roots music songs by Australian singer-songwriter.

Valerie Mih
1724 Arlington Blvd., El Cerrito, CA 94530

Meridians: VALERIE MIH. Four solo piano pieces and five multi-textured tracks featuring voice and accordion.

1611 Rt. 232, Marshfield, VT 05658

2 Piping theFish: CANTRIP. Nine songs from Scottish quartet.

Mojo Rodeo
P.O. Box 600517, Newton, MA 02460

1950 A Night In Woodstock: PAUL RISHELL and ANNIE RAINES. 13 country blues songs on duo’s first live album.

Molri Music
P.O. Box 154, Soquel, CA 95073

7 The Western Shore: MOLLY’S REVENGE with MORIA SMILEY. Seventh album from California-based acoustic Celtic band.

1035 S Redondo Blvd, Ste. 2, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Mirror: KATHLEEN GRACE BAND. Seven songs of rock, folk and jazz from 5-piece band.

Mountain Apple
1330 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814

2117 Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole: KAUMAKAIWA KANAKA’OLE. Hawaiian singer-songwriter presents twelve original and traditional Hawaiian songs/chants.

2121 Home Malanai: LEOKANE PRYOR and FRIENDS. Hawaiian singer presents twelve Hawaiian songs backed by bass, guitar and ukulele.

4806 ’Aumakua: AMY HANAIALI’I. 14 songs from Hawaiian singer-songwriter.

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

03 New Arrivals, Vol. 3: VARIOUS. 19 songs from new independent musicians to raise awareness about eating disorders.

Miranda Mulholland
20 Palmerston Ave., Toronto, ON M6J 2H7, Canada

In Last Night’s Party Clothes: THE ROARING GIRL CABARET. Canadian band mixes opera, jazz and country on their album of eleven songs backed by violin, guitar, double bass, piano, drums and guest instrumentalists.

Music & Words
P.O. Box 1921, 1200 BX Hilversum, The Netherlands

1003 The Genever Convention: MacAVITY’S CAT. Veteran English band mixes a variety of styles from jigs to blues to bluegrass on 14 songs backed with slap bass, washboard, guitars, accordion, banjo and other instruments.

MusicAmador Productions
199 Pemberton Street, Cambridge, MA 02140

1008 Cada Día un Regalo: SOL Y CANTO. Veteran band presents twelve songs from various Latin musical countries, including Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Spain and others.

P.O. Box 40355, Providence, RI 02940

1007 Timber and Nails: ROSSONI. Acoustic rock ’n’ roll on singer-songwriter’s third solo album.

6015 Santa Monica Blvd. GRD FL #101, Hollywood, CA 90038

7027 When the Sun’s Gone Down: Deluxe edition: LANGHORNE SLIM. Reissue of artist’s first critically acclaimed full-length album including a bonus disc containing five previously unreleased tracks.

Narrow Lane
P.O. Box 2394, Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Another Country: The Songs of Mimi and Richard Fariña: CAROLINE DOCTOROW. Singer-songwriter presents thirteen covers of Richard Farina songs from the 1960s backed by electric sitar, dulcimer, banjo, mandolin and guitars.

Niblick Is a Giraffe
19 Churston Close, 162-164, Tulse Hill, London SW2 3BX, U.K.

007 Low Culture: JIM MORAY. 10 original songs that mix traditional folk music with modern popular culture.

The Nields
91 Hidden Ledge Drive, Conway, MA 01341

Rock All Day: Rock All Night: THE NIELDS. Family friendly double CD with originals and classic songs featuring up tempo songs on the first CD and calmer, lullaby tunes on the second disc.

1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

400061 Buena Vista Social Club at Carnegie Hall: VARIOUS. Live recording of the award-winning Cuban musicians’ sold out concert at New York’s Carnegie Hall in 1998.

Judy Norbury
3256 Royston Road, Courtena, BC V9N9R3, Canada

Did You Find the Door: JUDY NORBURY. Twelve folk, Celtic and country songs from singer-songwriter.

225 Sterling Rd., Unit 19, Toronto, ON M6R 2B2, Canada

0050 SugarBird: PAUL REDDICK. Twelve blues songs backed by harmonica, guitars and other instruments.

1411 Backwater Drive, Danville, IN 46122

04 Seagull: ANDREW D. HUBER. Sophomore album from folk-rock-pop singer-songwriter.

P.O. Box 7367, Minneapolis, MN 55407

6095 Economy Class: FRIGG. Scandanavian fiddle-led acoustic ensemble delivers ten mostly original instrumentals.

Notable Works
P.O. Box 8122, Cranston, RI 02920

Working in Harmony for Home and Hearth: VARIOUS. 29 original songs by local Rhode IsIand composers, songwriters and poets using an array of styles to raise awareness of substandard housing and homelessness.

Old Bridge
P.O. Box 7, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 9RY, U.K.

18 Heartstring Sessions: ARTY MCGLYNN, CHRIS NEWMAN, NOLLAIG CASEY and MAIRE NI CHATHASAIGH. 14 songs from two duos featuring Irish dance-music, bluegrass and ragtime.

Old Hat
P.O. Box 10309, Raleigh, NC 27605

1006 In The Pines: Tar Heel Folk Songs and Fiddle Tunes: VARIOUS. Old-time music of North Carolina 1926-1936.

Olivia’s Attic
P.O. Box 39892, Los Angeles, CA 90039

7708-4 Hush: CLAIRE HOLLEY. Twleve Americana, folk and pop songs from singer-songwriter.

Or, the Whale
109 Anzavista Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115

02 Light Poles and Pines: OR, THE WHALE. Debut album comprised of Indie-rock and folk originals from San Francisco-based band.

Oran Nan Car
P.O. Box 1184, Bothell, WA 98041-1184

001 Oran Nan Car: ORAN NAN CAR. Seattle-based band presents their debut album of 14 traditional and original Scottish songs.

P.O. Box 16435, Seattle, WA 98116

1010 This Old Hammer: JOHN MILLER. Singer-songwriter and guitarist presents a country blues solo album with eleven covers and one original.

Stubenrauchstr. 50, Berlin D-12161, Germany

67 Shamlos Schon: TINE KINDERMANN. Singer presents 13 German folk songs accompanied by American rock musicians.

Stubenrauchstr. 50, Berlin D-12161, Germany

68 Eclipse: 6 AUSTRALES. Argentinean and German musicians present twelve songs using various Latin American styles.

Orkestar Bez Ime
P.O. Box 68012, Minneapolis, MN 55418

003 Nice Driveway Volume Three: Rogarian Baba-Que: ORKESTAR BEZ IME. Minneapolis-based group presents 17 traditional folk dance songs from different cultures, backed by guitar, accordion, violin, bass, flute, clarinet and other instruments.

Orpheum Bell
1322 Miller Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Pretty as You: ORPHEUM BELL. Debut album from folk band including country ballads and gypsy waltzes.

Out of the Past
P.O. Box 1228, Marshall, TX 75671

003 My Mind Gets To Ramblin’: STEVE HOWELL. Texas native and guitarist delivers 13 country blues covers with backing from guitars, bass and drums.

Out of the Past
P.O. Box 1228, Marshall, TX 75671

4 You Don’t Know Your Mind: DAVID EGAN. Eleven originals from Louisiana blues singer-songwriter and piano player.

Paddy’s Pig
P.O. Box 26524, Los Angelos, CA 90026

Maple and Wire: PADDY’S PIG. 16 Irish folk music songs from L.A. quartet.

1330 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814

4033 Kohala Christmas: KOHALA. Hawaiian acoustic guitar trio presents eleven Christmas songs played with a blend of island folk and jazz.

P.O. Box 1921, 1200 BX Hilversum, The Netherlands

5003 Hayastan: Traditions of Armenia: VARIOUS. 26 Armenian songs from a variety of artists and styles.

P.O. Box 1921, 1200 BX Hilversum, The Netherlands

5015 Departure: Iraqi Songs of Love and Longing: FARIDA MOHAMMED ALI. Iraqi band presents six classical Iraqi songs.

Peeled Label
134 Stetson Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907

11 Even the Blues: THE KICKBACKS. Ten original pop-rock songs from 4-piece band.

Pert’ Near Sandstone
2356 Long Ave, St. Paul, MN 55114

004 Needle & Thread: PERT’ NEAR SANDSTONE. Minneapolis-based string band presents 14 songs backed by banjo, guitar, fiddle, bass, mandolin, clogs and washboard.

P.O. Box 617913, Chicago , IL 60661-7913

20081 Cold Frosty Morning: PHIL PASSEN with TOMCONWAY. 17 Christmas and holiday songs on hammered dulcimer and guitar.

P.O. Box 753, Columbus, NC 28722

6513 I’ll Go With You: DARIN ALDRIDGE and BROOKE JUSTICE. Bluegrass duo of vocalist and multi-instrumentalist delivers twelve classic and original gospel tunes on debut album.

6514 Second Season: KRISTIN SCOTT BENSON. Bluegrass songwriter and banjo player presents twelve songs including four originals.

P.O. Box 200, Lexington, KY 40588

Best Of WoodSongs: Volume Three: VARIOUS. 16 songs recorded from various artists while appearing on the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour Shows.

Pond Farm
568 Haley Rd., Kitty Point, ME 03905

The Good Life: LARRY SHREK. Maine-based singer-songwriter presents seven originals and five cover songs backed by bass, cello, mandolin, guitar and other instruments.

P.O. Box 90306, Austin, TX 78709

The New World: BRUCE ROBISON. Texas singer-songwriter presents ten songs backed by bass, fiddle, banjo, guitar, keys and other instruments.

P.O. Box 90306, Austin, TX 78709

His Greastest: BRUCE ROBISON. Ten re-recorded songs from Texas songwriter backed by guitar, keys, drums, steal, bass and fiddle.

P.O. Box 1478, Boulder Creek, CA 95006

003 Mid Life Chrysalis: JAYME KELLY CURTIS. Singer-songwriter presents twelve original songs mixing jazzy folk and blues.

411 Lafayette St., 4th Fl., New York, NY 10003

285 Jazz and Blues Christmas: VARIOUS. Ten song collection of soulful jazz and blues featuring Ray Charles, B.B. King and Ramsey Lewis.

286 Women of Jazz: VARIOUS. Ten woman artists combine jazz with rhythm and blues and country ballads.

Rambla de Ferran 23, Lledia 25007, Spain

12 Just Like the River and Other Songs with Guitar: ROBIN WILLIAMSON. Guitar and vocal recording featuring new songs, new versions of released songs and covers.

12 W. 96th Street, Suite 8E, New York, NY 10025

5901 Blood and Treasure: PAUL MARK and THE VAN DORENS. Eleven roots rock songs including several originals from NYC band.

Via della Villa, 10/b, Molino del Piano, Pontassieve 50060, Italy

121 Un Mondo Fra Le Mani: CLAUDIA BOMBARDELLA ENSEMBLE. Italian singer-composer presents 17 songs backed by clarinet, violin, mandolin, cello, contrabass and other instruments.

P.O. Box 881, Edmonds, WA 98020

735 Democracy For Lovers: PAUL LIPPERT. Singer-songwriter’s fifth album mixes rock, Americana, folk and pop styles to address democracy in the U.S. on twelve original songs.

Real World
dist. by Rykodisc, 30 Irving Place, 3rd Fl., New York, NY 10003-2303

155 Town Called Addis: DUB COLOSSUS. Azmari and traditional style combining ethiopique beats and ethio jazz with reggae style.

80158 The Bairns: RACHEL UNTHANK and THE WINTERSET. Traditional and borrowed songs on all-female Northumbrian quartet’s second album.

P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA 22906

1828 Live and Learn: KENNY and AMANDA SMITH BAND. 13 song mix of bluegrass, gospel and ballad duets.

1830 What a Journey: PAUL WILLIAMS and THE VICTORY TRIO. 13 gospel bluegrass songs from veteran mandolin player and tenor vocalist.

7520 Old-Time Picken’: A Clawhammer Banjo Collection: RALPH STANLEY. 18 traditional mountain music songs featuring the clawhammer banjo and backing from other instrumentalists.

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

213 Buena Vista: ROBIN and LINDA WILLIAMS. Veteran country and folk duo mix traditional country, Americana roots and bluegrass with backing from Tim O’Brien, Jerry Douglass, Dennis Crouch, Kenny Malone and Ray Bonneville.

215 Red House 25: A Silver Anniversary Retrospective: VARIOUS. 64 tracks on a 3-CD set featuring various artists from roots music label including previously unreleased material and a 48-page bound book with rare photos, extensive notes and commentary from staff and artists.

Red Wine
P.O.Box 13, Ruta, GE 16032, Italy

006 Winter’s Come and Gone: RED WINE. Veteran bluegrass band from Italy presents 13 songs backed by the mandolin, banjo, guitar and bass with a variety of vocals.

Rhody Records
101 Orchard Ave, Middletown, RI 02842

Sick of Blocking Out the Sun: TALKING ABOUT COMMAS. Singer-songwriter’s debut album featuring eleven songs backed by guitars, bass, drums and Rhodes piano.

Kim Richardson
P.O. Box 40045, Memphis, TN 38174

True North: KIM RICHARDSON. Singer-guitarist presents eleven songs backed with guitars, upright bass,piano and percussion on her second album.

Righteous Babe
P.O. Box 95, Ellicott Station, Buffalo, NY 14205

063 Red Letter Year: ANI DIFRANCO. Twelve original songs from renowned singer-songwriter.

58 Country E.P.: ANAIS MITCHELL and RACHEL RIES. Singer-songwriter duo presents EP with four country-inspired originals and one cover on first time collaboration.

Rising Son
Clamzo’s Court, 218 Beach Rd, Washington, MA 01223

1127 32¢ Postage Due: ARLO GUTHRIE with THE DILLARDS. 13 Woody Guthrie songs presented in the folk icon’s style.

Box 1884, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0, Canada

00706 Borderland: LOWRY OLAFSON. Twelve songs and two violin instrumentals from Canadian singer-songwriter.

6 Abbeville Mews, 88 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BX, U.K.

1051 Seprewa Kasa: SEPREWA KASA. Trio explores sounds of the seprewa, a traditional Ghanian instrument, on eight tracks.

Rocky Comfort
1619 17th Ave South, Nashville, TN 37212

You Should’ve Seen Her This Morning: ZONA JONES. Country single from Texas artist’s Prove Me Right album.

Laura Roppe
10531 4S Commons Drive, Ste. 104, San Diego, CA 92127

Girl Like This: LAURA ROPPE. Country-esque originals on singer-songwriter’s debut CD.

Roues et Archets
645 Rang de la Beauce, Calixa-Lavallee, QC J0L 1A0, Canada

012 La Bibournoise: GENTICORUM. Quebec trio presents twelve traditional Quebecois songs backed by flute, bass, fiddle and vocals.

Rough Guides
345 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014

1215 The Rough Guide to Turkish Café: VARIOUS. Turkish music from pop vocalist Sezen Aksu, clarinetist Selim Sesler, and many other pop and folk artists.

One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803

0203 Hill Country: TONY TRISCHKA. 13 bluegrass songs recorded in 1985 featuring Trischka on banjo and a variety of guest musicians.

0616 Jingle All The Way: BELA FLECK & the FLECKTONES. 16 blu-bop Christmas carols backed by the banjo, electric bass, saxophone and synth-axe drumitar.

600 Park Ave., Apt. 14D, Capitola, CA 95010

404 A Gaelic Christmas: MARY McLAUGHLIN. Traditional Irish carols and Gaelic versions of Victorian carols from Irish singer-songwriter and arranger.

Dave Ruch
55 Street James Place, Buffalo, NY 14222

The Oldest Was Born First: DAVE RUCH. Debut album from New York artist featuring 13 traditional American and New York State folk songs.

Ludwig-Wagner-Str. 31A, Lindewerra D-37318, Germany

1140 Blues Caravan: Guitars and Feathers: DEBORAH COLEMAN, CANDYE KANE and DANI WILDE. A trio of blues singers present 17 songs backed by guitars, keys, bass and drums.

1144 Rich Man’s War: New Blues and Roots Songs of Peace and Protest: VARIOUS. Twelve blues songs about peace and protest by various artists.

Running Scared
P.O. Box 697, New York, NY 10033

Farewell to the Thief! Volume IV: GEORGE MANN, JULIUS MARGOLIN and FRIENDS. Final installment in four volume anti-Bush administration series showcases 21 songs by various folk artists.

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

1036 And the Wheels Turn: MELONIE CANNON. Singer presents a bluegrass album of twelve songs backed by mandolin, guitar, bass, harmonica, keyboard and other stringed instruments.

1040 No Turning Back: LONESOME RIVER BAND. Veteran bluegrass 5-piece delivers 14 songs with backing on guitar, piano, banjo, bass and fiddle.

1041 Brothers -n- Harmony: CROWE BROTHERS. Twelve songs mixing traditional country and bluegrass with backing on guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and more.

P.O. Box 41003, Los Angeles, CA 90041

In a Goldmine: CHARLIE WADHAMS. Singer-songwriter from Los Angeles presents a follow-up EP four song vinyl; includes three originals and one cover of Benji Hughes’ Masters in China.

Sargent House
1656 Sargent Place, Los Angeles, CA 90026

8 Only Way To Be Alone: GOOD OLD WAR. Twelve songs from Philadelphia folk-rock band.

123, rue Hamilton, Québec, QC G1L 2A7, Canada

10 Partons Allons: LES CHAUFFEURS À PIEDS. Traditional Quebecois 3-piece’s 6th studio album.

Scrabble Champ
1239 Jenifer St. #1, Madison, WI 53703

2008 An Evening with John Statz: JOHN STATZ. A dozen folk/Americana originals and a cover by Wisconsin-based singer-songwriter recorded live in Chicago.

The Secret Mountain
3816 Royal Ave., Montréal, PQ H4A 2M2, Canada

2-923163-33-8 Dream Songs Night Songs from Belgium to Brazil: VARIOUS. 13 lullabies from around the world.

Sense World Music
93 Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS, U.K.

102 Samaya: KALA RAMNATH and GANESH IYER. Collaborative project between two violinists exploring Hindustani and Carnatic music with percussion accompaniment.

103 Temple Voices: GUNDACHA BROTHERS. Spiritual Dhrupad music from Central Indian singing group.

104 Umeed: SULTAN KHAN and MANJU MEHTA. 2-disc collection featuring duets between Indian string instrumentalists.

106 Surbahar: PUSHPARAJ KOSHTI. 6 Indian songs of Dhrupad on the Surbahar with backing from Pakhawaj percussion.

108 Dholak: USTAD GHULAM JAFFER KHAN. 4 songs from Indian Jaffer Khan’s final concert featuring the Dholak.

109 Tappa Journey: SASHA. 5 songs from Indian Tappa vocalist with backing on strings and percussion.

20 Hartburn Place, Fenham, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne NE4 9DL, England

1 A Different Season: THE SHEE. Debut album from 6-piece band featuring the fiddle, electric harp, mandolin, flute, accordion and vocals with Irish and Scandinavian influences.

Matt Sherwin
305 Prospect Pl. #3d, Brooklyn, NY 11238

12:30 Songs: MATT SHERWIN. Brooklyn singer-songwriter presents nine original songs mixing pop, anti-folk and social/political satire.

Shock Logic
Box 1132, Woodstock, NY 12498

Say You Will: STEFANIE KEYS. Singer-songwriter releases her debut CD with eight soul rock originals and one cover from Janis Joplin.

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

2011 American Noel: DAVE CARTER and TRACY GRAMMER. Folk singer-songwriter couple present a Christmas album with four originals and four reworked traditionals.

2014 Delivered: MARK ERELLI. New England-based singer-songwriter presents 11 originals with backing on 7th studio release.

Six Degrees
540 Hampshire St, San Francisco, CA 94110

1152 Beto Villares: BETO VILLARES. Brazillian multi-instrumentalist and composer presents 15 songs in different styles on acoustic guitar.

1153 3 Cities: BOMBAY DUB ORCHESTRA. Double CD of Indian sounds merged with orchestral arrangements from 28-piece orchestra with producer Gary Hughes and string arranger/composer Andrew T. Mackey.

1154 After The Carnaval: ZUCO 103. 13 original Brazil-ectro songs backed by guitars, banjo, electric bass and percussion.

Skaggs Family
329 Rockland Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075

2020 Cherryholmes III: Don’t Believe: CHERRYHOLMES. Award-winning family bluegrass sextet delivers twelve originals and one cover.

Skinny Dennis
17711 NE 147th Court, Brush Prairie, WA 98606

City of Refuge: RACHEL HARRINGTON. Sophomore album from acoustic Americana singer features stories from the American West.

284 Smith Street #2, Brooklyn, NY 11231

16 Cold Drinks With the Most Beautiful View: PATRICK O’DONNELL. Eleven songs from Brooklyn singer-songwriter with ukulele, vocal, violin and drum backing.

Sliced Bread
P.O. Box 606, Blue Bell, PA 19422-0606

735315 In This World: Looking Back, Moving Forward: MAGPIE. 16 original and cover songs from veteran folk duo.

Smiling Fez
88 Bleecker St. #2L, New York, NY 10012

3 Splitsville: JOHN KRUTH. 16 songs inspired by travels in Croatia from NYC singer-songwriter.

Smithsonian Institution
MRC 935 P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013

Sounds of Indian Summer: VARIOUS. National Museum of the American Indian’s first CD compilation of live music from Native artists.

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

40549 ’iQue Viva el Canto! Songs of Chile: RAFAEL MANRIQUEZ and FRIENDS. 25 songs portraying Chilean folk music and evolution of the genre from mid-20th Century to the present; includes detailed liner notes.

45068 Tom Glazer Sings Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGG and Other Favorites: TOM GLAZER. 24 remastered classic children’s songs as well as originals and unique renditions of folk classics.

9 Elm St., Pawling, NY 12564

1017 Opium: MARK GEARY. Third album from Irish Rock/acoustic singer-songwriter.

Soona Songs
1218 N. Winnetka Ave., Dallas, TX 75208

011 Markley and Balmer: MARKLEY and BALMER. Duo singer-songwriters blend jazz, folk, pop and polka on debut album of a dozen songs.

Southern Can
P.O. Box 5448, Fort Wayne, IN 46895

2229 Night Crow: THE POSSUM TROT ORCHESTRA. Third album from American roots music ensemble features original bluegrass and blues, country and folk, rock and pop, and a bit of zydeco, jazz and swing.

Spiritwood Music
P.O. Box 179, Ely, MN 55731

38 Road Scholar: Songs from the First Million Miles: PAT SURFACE with THE BOUNDARY WATER BOYS. 20 old and new canoe grass songs.

P.O. Box 721147, Hanover 30531, Germany

78952 Huete Nacht Oder Nie (Tonight or never): MAX RAABE and PALAST ORCHESTER. 2-disc set of 36 songs from the 1920s to early ’30s sung by a German baritone backed with violin, bass saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, piano and other instruments.

Steamboat Mountain
983 Lincoln St., Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Zion Canyon Song Cycle: RED ROCK RONDO. 16 original folk/Americana songs from 6-piece ensemble.

Still on the Hill
885 N. Fritz Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72701

Ozark: A Celebration in Song: STILL ON THE HILL. 14 songs showcasing stories of the Ozarks from folk/bluegrass duo.

David Stoddard
710 W. Channing Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Get Off My Lawn: DAVID STODDARD. Minnesota-based singer-songwriter and pianist presents 13 originals recorded live.

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

1329 Blues Walkin’ Like A man: RORY BLOCK. 13-song tribute to blues singer Son House.

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

1337 Witness to the Blues: JOE LOUIS WALKER. Singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer plays acoustic, electric and slide guitar on eleven traditional and original pieces.

Sugar Hill
P.O. Box 120897, Nashville, TN 37212-0897

4050 The Life of a Song: JOEY and RORY. Debut album with twelve country songs including originals from husband and wife duo.

P.O. Box 20093, Castro Valley, CA 94546

004 Calico Heart: HOUSTON JONES. San Francisco-based Americana quintet present eleven original songs backed by guitar, drums, bass, keyboard, accordion and fiddle.

49 Springmount Ave., Toronto, ON M6H 2Y5, Canada

003 Blood Heron: PRIYA THOMAS. Ten original love songs from Canadian singer-songwriter.

348 W. 38th St., Ste. 12B, New York, NY 10018

1178 The Growing Season: REBECCA MARTIN. 13 original songs about motherhood backed by the acoustic guitar as well as electric guitars, bass and drums.

1196 All Fires the Fire: BRIAN CULLMAN. Debut album from NYC-based singer-songwriter features eleven songs backed by guitar, woodwinds, bass, drums and piano.

Super Sweet
248 3rd Str., #742, Oakland, CA 94607

1008 Day of the Supermodel: KING CLARENTZ. Singer-guitarist mixes punk, Delta blues and garage rock styles to produce 13 original songs backed by guitar, bass, keyboard and drums.

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

001 The Snow Magic: DARK DARK DARK. Debut full-length album from 4-piece band with Eastern European, Americana, cabaret and folk art influences.

P.O. Box 1151, Montclaire 07042

388008 Crawling the Walls: DAVE GROSS. Eleven songs including originals from singer-songwriter.

388009 Hey Sugar: GINA SICILIA. 13 original songs from blues, R&B, country and folk singer-songwriter.

P.O. Box 820149, Memphis, TN 38182-0149

78453 630 From The Bluff : FREEWORLD. Veteran Memphis-based band presents its fifth album with eleven songs backed by bass, drums, guitars, trumpet, alto and tenor sax.

Fulham Broadway, London SW6 1AH, England

0018-2 Hammer and Nails: K.C. MCKANZIE. 13 original songs from German singer-songwriter K.C. McKanzie.

Hauge, Lomen N-2967, Norway

35 Utpa Kverningom: HARALD GULLIKSTAD. 25 songs from Kvernengan and tunes in tradition after Norwegian Henrik Molmann featuring fiddle playing; music video also included on CD.

44 Hardingfele: FRANK ROLLAND. 17 songs from Norwegian fiddle player.

45 Warg / Buen: DANIEL SANDÉN-WARG and PER ANDERS BUEN GARNÂS. 21 songs from Norwegian artists featuring the fiddle and Jew’s harp.

Talking Elephant
8 Martin Dene, Bexleyheath, Kent DA6 8NA, U.K.

129 Still Waters: RIC SANDERS. 16 instrumental ballads featuring the playing of Ian Anderson (aka Jethro Tull), Gordon Giltrap and John Etheridge.

130 Oh What a Caper: SIMON CARE. Collection of traditional and contemporary folk songs performed by The Morrison Band, The Lark Rise Band, Cave and others.

131 Live at Nettlebed: DOWNES and BEER. 12 songs from a reunion performance between U.K. folk-guitarists Paul Downes and Phil Beer at Nettlebed Village club in 2007.

Tangerine Sky Interactive
3210 21st st., San Francisco, CA 94110

281 Pop Down The Years: KNOX BRONSON. Bay Area-based singer-songwriter presents nine songs in a 1960s and ’70s style.

23307 Commerce Park Rd., Cleveland, OH 44122

83683 Inside Tracks: JIMMY THACKERY and THE DRIVERS. Guitarist combines blues with country, R&B, surf music and other American roots styles on ten tracks.

Shillinghill, Temple, Midlothian EH23 4SH, Scotland

2101 Fired-Up & Ready: MIKE WHELLANS. A one-man blues band and guests present 15 songs backed by guitar, harmonica, drums, bagpipe, sax, mandolin, organ, piano, fiddle and vocals.

Fell street 15 B 42, Helsinki 00100, Finland

Night in the Mountains : MINNA PADILLA and THE HELSINKI KOTO ENSEMBLE. Single from Finnish folk music group that mixes folk, jazz, rock and pop.

Third Story Music
3251 Carendon Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

1001 Work in Progress: DEBORAH VAN KLEEF. Singer-songwriter’s debut album featuring original and traditional folk songs.

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

929707 En Este Camino : PISTOLERA. Sophomore album from Brooklyn 4-piece band featuring topical songs sung in Spanish.

Eric and Suzy Thompson
2935 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705

Dream Shadows: ERIC and SUZY THOMPSON. Sophomore album from duo featuring southern music of the 1920s and ’30s intersecting with country blues, old time string band music and Cajun songs.

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

1059 Hooray for Another Day: MAX OCHS. Maryland-based guitarist presents twelve songs including several original songs and poems.

2011 The Fall Apartment: Instrumental Guitar: BRAD BARR. Debut solo guitar album featuers eleven original compositions.

Traditional Crossroads
P.O. Box 20320, Greeley Square Station, New York, NY 10001-9992

4339 2nd Avenue Square Dance: MARGOT LEVERETT and THE KLEZMER MOUNTAIN BOYS. 18 songs featuring bluegrass, rock, jazz and American and Latin folk music.

P.O. Box 8174, Van Nuys, CA 91409-8174

1314 Apples: PIPER-GREY. Los Angles-based singer-songwriter duo delivers eleven originals on debut collaboration.

P.O. Box 914, Prairie Grove, AR 72753-0914

20 Big Round World: TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA. Singer-songwriter duo present 14 kid-friendly originals in a variety of genres, from Afro-pop to jazz, rock and bluegrass.

Reynagøta 12, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands FO-100, Denmark

86 Kryss: KRYSS. Nine folk, roots and jazz songs from Danish, Norwegian and Swedish sextet.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, DC 20024-2150

0004 Ballads and Broadsides: Songs from Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp 1940-1945: ALEKSANDER KULISIEWICZ. 20 songs from a Polish singer-songwriter inspired by his imprisonment in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.

University of Rhode Island Foundation
79 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

Songs of Social Justice: VARIOUS. 2-disc set of live recordings featuring topical songs.

Vane Pig Music
880 Stanley Roseboom Road, Schenevus, NY 12155

Alternative Medicine: LIZA DISAVINO and A.J.BODNAR. Twelve original acoustic songs with political overtones.

2700 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 1100, Santa Monica, CA 90404-4066

79824 Broken Lands: INDIGENOUS. Singer-songwriter delivers twelve originals about his Native American heritage with backing from roots rock band.

79855 Pictures and Sound: PICTURES and SOUND. Self-titled debut includes ten songs with backing on pedal steel, guitar, keyboard, bass, drums and more.

79874 Christmas Cheer: THE BOXMASTERS. Ten Christmas songs that show both the cheerful and unhappy sides of the seasonal holidays.

79879 Live at the Variety Playhouse: SHAWN MULLINS. Singer-songwriter presents his first live album with both original and traditional songs backed by bass, drums, organ, electric/acoustic guitars and other instruments.

79897-2 Live: At the Paradiso-Amsterdam: LIVE. Live CD featuring 16 songs including two new studio tracks from alternative rock band.

Varèse Vintage
11846 Ventura Blvd., Suite 130, Studio City, CA 91604

903 Pussycat: JOHN PHILLIPS. Original 1970s mix of the album Papa John Phillips recorded in 1976 as well as out takes and material from recording sessions for the soundtrack to The Man Who Fell To Earth.

701 Greene Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201

$1.99: A FILIAL. Brazilian rap mixed with hip hop from Santa Teresa based group

dist. Sony Music, 550 Madison Ave., 17th Fl., New York, NY 10022-3211

35194 The Essential Commissioned: COMMISSIONED. 2-CD compilation of the best of 1980s gospel septet.

35195 The Best of Keith Wonderboy Johnson: KEITH WONDERBOY JOHNSON. 14 traditional gospel songs set for southern-style quartet by Brooklyn-based singer.

1755 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

01623 Back To Now: LABELLE. Girl-group trio mixes rock, soul and funk to present ten original songs.

0011513-02 Back to the River: SUSAN TEDESCHI. Singer-guitarist presents eleven songs backed by guitar, organ, bass, fender Rhodes and a variety of guest instrumentalists.

016058 It’s Christmas: LEDISI. Grammy nominee’s first holiday album featuring four original songs and eight reinvented classics.

815 Office Park Road, Suite 9, West Des Moines, IA 50265

1001 Soul Bender: MATTHEW STUBBS. Guitarist presents eleven original all-instrumental pieces backed by guitar, drums, bass, sax and trumpet.

405 Always: TERRY HANCK. Twelve original songs from blues saxophonist, singer, bandleader and songwriter.

The Refugees LLC, 59 Tuttle Rd., Cumberland, ME 04021

9703 Unbound: THE REFUGEES. Debut album from female trio blends country, folk, rock and Americana with backing on guitars, Dobro, bass, mandolin, harmonica, accordion and percussion.

Ken Waldman
3705 Arctic #1551, Anchorage, AK 99503

55 Tunes, 5 Poems: KEN WALDMAN. Original tunes and poetry from Alaskan fiddler with guest backing by multi-instrumentalists Jordan Wankoff and Mark Tamsula.

Len Wallace
346 Randolph Ave., Windsor, ON N9B 2T6, Canada

Culture Shocked: LEN WALLACE. 18 songs from Canadian singer-songwriter featuring Slavic and Celtic music.

936 Strouse Ave, Nashville, TN 37206

Grandpa Walked A Picketline: OTIS GIBBS. Singer-songwriter from Indiana presents twelve original songs backed by bass, pedal steel, drums, Dobro, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica and vocals.

Warner Music UK
The Warner Building, 28 Kensington Church Street, London 28 4EP, United Kingdom

5144288632 Beyond The Horizon: VARIOUS. 2-disc CD set of global music featuring 34 artists from 28 countries.

650, rue Vinet, Montréal, QC H3J 2G1, Canada

26 Calling Out: FEMBOTS. Band’s fourth album featuring a blend of rock ’n’ roll, blues, soul, country and folk.

Whiskey For Breakfast
720 N. Dubuque Street #5, Iowa City, IA 52245

1 Wrong Doings and Done Wrongs: Escape the Floodwater Jug Band. Jug band’s second album explores the theme of wrong doings such as drinking, drugs, sex and bad eating.

2 Jugs Across America: A Modern Jug Band Compilation: VARIOUS. 20 songs from various jug bands such as The Watermelon Mountain Jug Band and The Blue Lights.

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

0083 Elephant Power: MC YOGI. Stylings of rap music mixed with traditional Indian instruments, kirtan-style chanting and yoga-inspired lyrics.

0085 Shivaboom: ECCODEK. Canadian band presents nine songs backed by bass, keyboard, guitar, flute and other instruments.

0086 Tibetan Chants for World Peace: THE GYUTO MONKS TANTRIC CHOIR. Tibetan Buddhist male choir performs sacred throat-singing chants on album produced by Greatful Dead drummer Mickey Hart.

Wild Goose
May Cottage, Fullerton Road, Wherwell, Hampshire, SP11 7JS, U.K.

355 Grand Conversation: MICK RYAN and PAUL DOWNES. 14 songs from British folk music duo.

356 Nine Witch Knots: RUBUS. Debut album from 4-piece traditional folk music band.

357 Pride of the Season: JACK CRAWFORD. 13 songs rooted in the English folk tradition from British artist.

358 Beyond the Quay: TOM and BARBARA BROWN. Traditional English music from British duo.

359 Dusty Diamonds: MARTIN and SHAN GRAEBE. Second album from duo featuring songs from the collections of Sabine Baring-Gould and of Cecil Sharp

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

4038 Practice Makes Progress: DAVID ROTH. Singer-songwriter and guitarist delivers 16 originals with backing, including vocals from special guest Sloan Wainwright.

4042 Eros: COSY SHERIDAN. Folk singer-songwriter presents twelve original songs backed with guitar, bass, piano, mandolin and other instruments.

8 Alfred Square, Deal, Kent CT14 6LU, U.K.

2044 The Broken Hearted Bride: STRAWBS. Eleven originals from British folk-rock trio.

Wolf Harbor Music
P.O. Box 609, Coatesville, PA 19320

06 Recent Journeys: CHARLIE ZAHM. Ten original songs in the tradition of Celtic, maritime and early American music from PA-based singer-songwriter.

Max Wolff
Frue Kikeplads 1, 1. Lejl. 414, Arhus C 8000, Denmark

5 Got You On My Mind: MAX WOLFF. Solo singer-guitarist from Denmark presents 16 acoustic blues and roots songs.

Postfach 1945, Osnabrück D-49009, Germany

9056 Gitme: SAITE AN SEITE. Baglama player with 4-piece backing presents traditional Turkish folklore fused with jazz and music from various Arabian countries and the Balkans.

9060 In the Backyards of our Souls: MARTINA GASSMAN and FRANK WINGOLD. Duo combines blues, gospel, pop and jazz with backing on guitars, percussion and cello.

9062 Neither Here Nor There: ZANE CHARRON. Fingerstyle guitarist combines elements of several American roots music styles.

9063 Relax and Enjoy: STORL and FRIENDS. Debut album from 5-piece with backing on guitar, saxophone, flute, bass and drums.

Woodshed Records
55 Salem Lane, Christiansburg, VA 24073

8 Dirt Work: TIM PAK. 11-song solo release from Salt Miners member.

World Artventures
38 Westwood Rd, Nottingham NG2 4FU, U.K.

2008 The Silimbo Passage: SECKOU KEITA QUINTET. A mixture of original compositions and arranged traditional tunes from quintet fronted by kora player and also featuring violin, drums, vocals and bass.

World Cafe
3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

XPN Local, Vol.2: VARIOUS. Second compilation from local artists in WXPN radio listening region featuring rock, blues, roots and folk.

World Music Network
6 Abbeville Mews, 88 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BX, U.K.

1216 The Rough Guide to Latin Lounge: VARIOUS. A 14 track collection of nu-bossa, barrio funk, Cuban ska, samba jazz, boogaloo blues and other Latin musical styles.

1217 The Rough Guide to Colombian Street Party: VARIOUS. 15 traditional and contemporary Columbian roots songs.

The Drive, Tyrrells Wood, Leatherhead KT22 8QW, U.K.

220 Seen: MORLEY. 14 original jazz songs from singer-songwriter about human strife and political injustices on her third album.

Yellow Dog
1910 Madison Avenue #671, Memphis, TN 38104

1408 What? And Give Up Show Biz?: THE ASYLUM STREET SPANKERS. Double CD album from electric roots ensemble featuring recordings from their humorous live show including spoken interludes.

Yellow Thing
P.O. Box 150120, Brooklyn, NY 11215-0120

10021 Loquat Rooftop: RANDY KAPLAN. Sophomore CD from bluesy folk-rock artist features 16 songs blending American roots, folk, alternative and pop.

Youth Club
5801 Sarah St., Halifax, NS B3K 1H4, Canada

9 Devil (e) Durge: FALL HORSIE. Psychedelic folk band’s second album.

PO Box 508, Rosendale, NY 12472

51901 Chances: KELLEIGH MCKENZIE. Debut album including eleven originals that blend folk, blues, old-time and rock plus a cover of Eleanor Rigby from New York-based singer-songwriter.

Zebra Productions
P.O. Box 660131, Miami Springs, FL 33166

Come Take the Waters: Florida Songs, Florida Friends, Vol. 1: AMY CAROL WEBB. Singer-songwriter presents 14 songs based of Florida’s musical traditions along with eight recordings of local Florida sounds and conversations.

Multi-Format Sets

dist. Sony Music, 550 Madison Ave., 17th Fl., New York, NY 10022-3211

723401 Johnny Cash’s America: JOHNNY CASH. DVD/CD includes 18 Johnny Cash songs, four previously unreleased, addressing controversial issues in the U.S. along with previously unseen interview, performance and television footage.

88697327422 Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison: JOHNNY CASH. Two CDs with previously unissued tracks, a DVD with a new documentary film featuring exclusive Folsom prison footage and interviews, and a 40-page booklet including never released photos and in-depth liner notes.

4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618

915 Delmark: 55 Years of Blues: VARIOUS. 55th anniversary collection of 17 song CD and DVD featuring various blues and jazz musicians.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Children’s Publicity, 222 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116

0152063315 Jim Copp, Will You Tell Me a Story?: JIM COPP. CD featuring Jim Copp’s original recordings of three children’s stories as well as a book with illustrations by Lindsay duPont.


426Mathewson Place, Atlanta, GA 30310

1 Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp: MATT and ERICA HINTON. 75 minute documentary about Sacred Harp singing.

BamBoo Concerts
543 N. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

John McCutcheon Live: JOHN McCUTCHEON. Full-length live concert at the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Blue Hat
17060 Central Pike, Lebanon, TN 37090

4241 Preachin’, Prayin’, Singin’ with Charlie Daniels and Friends: Live From Nashville: CHARLIE DANIELS. Live bluegrass performances as well as interviews and behind the scenes conversations with Charlie Daniels, Earl Scruggs, Mac Wiseman and others.

Carnivalesque Films
260 Washington Avenue #5C, Brooklyn, NY 11205

3 Bound to Lose: THE HOLY MODAL ROUNDERS. 87 min. documentary DVD of live performance, studio recordings and rare 1972 Swedish tour footage from American roots music and early psychedelic folk band.

916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212

4485 Live in Dublin: MOVING HEARTS. Veteran band presents a live recording of ten songs with a mix of Celtic styles.

Heads Up International
23309 Commerce Park Rd., Cleveland, OH 44122

7149 Ladysmith Black Mambazo Live!: LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO. Veteran a capella group presents a full-length DVD of original South African style music and dance recorded at their live performance in Akron, Ohio, in 2008.

Red Biddy
P.O. Box 336, Dover, NH 03821

2007 Home Away From Home: Live from the Motherlode Theatre in Butte, Montana: THE MAKEM and SPAIN BROTHERS. 100 minutes of live footage from Irish folk group including performances, interviews and a bonus feature of a singing session.

One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803

0625 A Hundred Miles or More: Live From the Tracking Room: ALISON KRAUSS. Performances from album A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection as well as an intimate look at how Krauss works in the studio environment.

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

1326 Hope Radio: RONNIE EARL and THE BROADCASTERS. 77 minute live recording including alternate versions of performances from the Hope Radio audio CD plus two rare solo acoustic guitar selections and an interview with Ronnie Earl.

Woodhall Music Canada
4 Sydenham Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 2W2, Canada

001 Guitar Groove: A Session with Brooks Williams: BROOKS WILLIAMS. 90 minute Brooks Williams guitar session with tablature that teaches how to use moving chords, added bass lines and bluesy riffs.