TRADITIONS playlist for December 11, 2016

My annual “favorites” show.  Each year, I share 10 of my favorite CDs that were released during the past year. 2016 provided a challenge – I was impressed by dozens of new recordings that came my way. This list is just my opinion, your mileage may vary. I would LOVE to hear your selections – write to me at wfdutradtions@aol.com.

I shared the CDs in alphabetical order, the numbers below are just arbitrary and not mean to signify any “ranking” of quality – they are all superb!

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ARTIST “Tune / Song”
ALBUM Label – Website
3PM
Theme: HARVEY REID “Dirty Dish Rag”
Solo Guitar Sketchbook Woodpecker Records – www.woodpecker.com
RANI ARBO & DAISY MAYHEM “Yonder Come Day”
Wintersongs Signature Sounds – www.signaturesounds.com , www.raniarbo.com

#1
DANIEL BOLING “Mama’s Radio”
These Houses Berkalin Records – www.berkalinrecords.com , ww.danielboling.com
DANIEL BOLING “I Brought the War With Me”
These Houses Berkalin Records – www.berkalinrecords.com , www.danielboling.com

#2
BROTHER SUN “Mary Don’t You Weep and Moan”
Weights & Wings self – www.brothersunmusic.com
BROTHER SUN “Carried Aqway”
Weights & Wings self – www.brothersunmusic.com
BROTHER SUN “Keep on Going”
Weights & Wings self – www.brothersunmusic.com

#3
SHARON GOLDMAN “The Tribe”
Kol Isha (A Woman’s Voice) self – www.sharongoldmanmusic.com
SHARON GOLDMAN “Song of Songs”
Kol Isha (A Woman’s Voice) self – www.sharongoldmanmusic.com
SHARON GOLDMAN “Kol Isha (A Woman’s Voice)”
Kol Isha (A Woman’s Voice) self – www.sharongoldmanmusic.com

4PM
#4
SPOOK HANDY “Banks of Marble”
Pete, Woody & Me – Volume 1: Keep the Flame Alive self – www.spookhandy.com
SPOOK HANDY “Keep the Flame Alive”
Pete, Woody & Me – Volume 1: Keep the Flame Alive self – www.spookhandy.com
SPOOK HANDY “Quite Early Morning”
Pete, Woody & Me – Volume 1: Keep the Flame Alive self – www.spookhandy.com

#5
LARA HERSCOVITCH “The Bravest Thing”
Misfit self – www.laraherscovitch.com
LARA HERSCOVITCH “Will the Circle Be Unbroken / The Flame”
Misfit self – www.laraherscovitch.com
LARA HERSCOVITCH “I Will Mind Mine”
Misfit self – www.laraherscovitch.com

#6
JIM KWESKIN & GEOFF MULDAUR “Down on Penny’s Farm”
Penny’s Farm Kingswood Records – www.kingswoodrecords.com
JIM KWESKIN & GEOFF MULDAUR “Louis Collins (Angels Laid Him Away)”
Penny’s Farm Kingswood Records – www.kingswoodrecords.com
JIM KWESKIN & GEOFF MULDAUR “The Cuckoo”
Penny’s Farm Kingswood Records – www.kingswoodrecords.com

#7
RED TAIL RING “Wondrous Love / Lay Aside Your Crown”
Fall Away Blues Earthwork Music – www.redtailring.com
RED TAIL RING “Yarrow”
Fall Away Blues Earthwork Music – www.redtailring.com

#8
LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE & SUZZY ROCHE “Bleeker Street”
Mud & Apples self – www.lucywainwrightroche.com , www.suzzyroche.com
LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE & SUZZY ROCHE “Mud & Apples”
Mud & Apples self – www.lucywainwrightroche.com , www.suzzyroche.com
LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE & SUZZY ROCHE “Both Sides Now”
Mud & Apples self – www.lucywainwrightroche.com , www.suzzyroche.com

5PM
#9
PAUL SACHS “Late for the Protest”
Love is Love self – www.paulsachs.com
PAUL SACHS “Families of the Disappeared”
Love is Love self – www.paulsachs.com
PAUL SACHS “Love is Love”
Love is Love self – www.paulsachs.com

#10
TOBY WALKER “You Don’t Really Care”
Mileage self – www.littletobywalker.com
TOBY WALKER “Short’nin’ Bread”
Mileage self – www.littletobywalker.com
TOBY WALKER “Shady Grove”
Mileage self – www.littletobywalker.com

MORE NOTEWORTHY CDs FROM 2016:
JUDY KASS “The Snows They Melt the Soonest”
Beyond the Ash and Steel self – www.judykass.com
ANNE HILLS & JAY ANSILL “Rowan”
Fragile Gifts Hand and Heart Music – www.annehills.com , www.jayansill.com
DONAL CLANCY “Open the Door Softly”
On the Lonesome Plaine self – www.donalclancy.com

ERICA KULNYS “Rise Up”
Rise Up self – www.erikakulnys.com
DANIEL BOLING “Leadbelly, Woody & Pete”
These Houses Berkalin Records – www.berkalinrecords.com , www.danielboling.com
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Ron Olesko
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