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Chuck Pyle Affected By the Moon

Chuck Pyle Affected By the Moon – Sound Recording Review Mike Regenstreif Bee ‘n’ Flower Chuck Pyle’s latest effort is a strong collection of mostly-original songs delivered in his smooth, flowing voice and his complex, but effortless-sounding fingerpicking on acoustic guitar with subtle backing from bass, drums and violin. In the title song that opens […]

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Positively 4th Street: The Lives And Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina And Richard Farina.

Positively 4th Street: The Lives And Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina And Richard Farina. – book review Positively 4th Street: The Lives And Times Of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina And Richard Farina By David Hajdu Farrar, Straus & Giroux (New York, NY), 2001, 328 pages, ISBN 0374281998, hbk., […]

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Publication noted: an annotated listing of new folk recordings, videos & books

Publication noted: an annotated listing of new folk recordings, videos & books COMPACT DISCS ACOUSTIC MUSIC Postfach 1945, Osnabruck 49009, Germany 1256242 Changes: ANDREAS JAEGER. A collection of original instrumentals from young German jazz guitarist. 12612 Cinema: FALK ZENKER. 15 acous- tic instrumentals from German guitarist. ACOUSTIC SHADOWS 1366 Banning Road, Dawson, PA 15428 312983 […]

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Michael Paul Miller: Homeward.

Michael Paul Miller: Homeward. – sound recording review Dan Gilman Silk City 2019 Imagine that Tom Waits, circa 1980, got religion instead of a megaphone, and you’ll have a good idea what Michael Paul Miller’s latest album sounds like. With a super-gravelly baritone and a penchant for mixing Biblical imagery with rotgut-soaked worldliness, Miller paints […]

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Jaime Michaels Wicked Dreams Second Chances

Jaime Michaels Wicked Dreams Second Chances Todd Dawson Frumdahart 1006 Jaime Michaels’ songs are as elusive as smoke and mirrors. Michaels paid his dues opening for Vince Gill, Roseanne Cash, Bonnie Raitt and Delbert McClinton, all the while making his own individualistic mark as an acoustic troubadour touring from California to Key West. His voice […]

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Various Italian Treasury: Liguria: Baiardo and Imperia & Liguria: Polyphony of Ceriana; World Library of Folk and Primitive Music: France

Various Italian Treasury: Liguria: Baiardo and Imperia & Liguria: Polyphony of Ceriana; World Library of Folk and Primitive Music: France – Sound Recording Review Richard Dorsett VARIOUS Italian Treasury: Liguria: Baiardo and Imperia Rounder 1816 VARIOUS Italian Treasury: Liguria: Polyphony of Ceriana Rounder 1817 VARIOUS World Library of Folk and Primitive Music: France Rounder 1836 […]

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Music Of The Sultans, Sufis & Seraglio Volume I – Sultan Composers. . – Off the Beaten Track

Music Of The Sultans, Sufis & Seraglio Volume I – Sultan Composers. . – Off the Beaten Track – sound recording review LALEZAR ENSEMBLE Music Of The Sultans, Sufis & Seraglio Volume I – Sultan Composers Traditional Crossroads 4301 During the 14th through 17th centuries, Ottoman history is a rich tale of military exploits, palace […]

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A Music Business Primer.

A Music Business Primer. – book review Dick Weismann By Diane Rapaport Prentice Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 2003, ISBN 0130340774, 329 pages, pbk., $27.15 Diane Rapaport is the author of How to Make and Sell Your Own Recording, an essential book for anyone who is contemplating their own recording project. Her current book is […]

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Ken Whiteley: Gospel Music Makes Me Feel Alright!

Ken Whiteley: Gospel Music Makes Me Feel Alright! Tom Druckenmiller KEN WHITELEY Gospel Music Makes Me Feel Alright! Borealis 159 Ken Whiteley has been playing Gospel music since he first started with folk music in his native Canada. In the notes to the CD, he shares that running Sunday morning Gospel workshops at various music […]

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Paul Moore: Musical Medicine Show

Paul Moore: Musical Medicine Show Skip Landt PAUL MOORE Musical Medicine Show Sagamore 272 Paul Moore’s Musical Medicine Show, released earlier this spring in Israel, brings together both well-arranged standards and additions to the jugband/washboard band genre, performed by Moore and backup players identified as the Washboard Wizards Novelty Orchestra. Individual numbers on this spirited, […]