Welcome to the "online" edition of "Publication Noted." Here you can find an annotated listing for all the releases submitted to Sing Out! in June 2011. Included is contact information for each of the labels/publishers, many of which sell recordings directly from their web sites. You can search this list by using the "find" or "search" tools in your browser.
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10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022
THE GREATEST MUSIC STORIES NEVER TOLD: 100 TALES FROM MUSIC HISTORY TO ASTONISH, BEWILDER, and STUPEFY by Rick Beyer. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-06-162698-2, cloth $19.99, 224pp., 7 x 7. Award-winning documentarian for the History Channel releases book of quirky stories of song origins, strange coincidences and other little known music history factoids.
Oxford University Press
198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016
Preachin' the Blues: The Life and Times of Son House by Daniel Beaumont. 2011, cloth, 224pp., . Mark Greenberg requested
Santa Monica Press
PO Box 850, Solana Beach, CA 92075
I LOVE YOU A THOUSAND WAYS: THE LEFTY FRIZZELL STORY by David Frizzell. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-59580-058-9, cloth $24.95, 328pp., 6 x 9, Index. Story recounting the life of influential singer-songwriter, featuring foreword by Merle Haggard.
The History Press
635 Rutledge Ave Ste 107, Charleston, NC 29403
HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE MISSISSIPPI BLUES by Roger Stolle. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-60949-219-9, pbk $19.99, 128pp., 6 x 9, Bibliography. Exploration into the lesser-known entities in Mississippi blues history.
University of Illinois Press
1325 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820
BEAN BLOSSOM: THE BROWN COUNTY JAMBOREE AND BILL MONROE'S BLUEGRASS FESTIVALS by Thomas A. Adler. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-252-07810-1, pbk $24.95, 240pp., 6 x 9, Bibliography, Index, Notes. History of Bean Blossom, tracing Bill Monroe's music festival and the growth of bluegrass music.
University Press of Mississippi
3825 Ridgewood Rd., Jackson, MS 39211-6492
Mississippi John Hurt: His Life, His Times, His Blues by Philip R. Ratcliffe. 2011, cloth, 272pp., . Mark Greenberg requested
c/o Savoy Label Group, 1316 3rd Street Promenade Ste 111, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1324
17851 Tim Robbins and The Rogues Gallery Band: TIM ROBBINS and THE ROGUES GALLERY BAND. Oscar-winning actor releases nine-track album of originals in the same vein as famed singer-songwriters, featuring inspiration from his personal activism.
P.O. Box 1704, Hoboken, NJ 07030
205 Girl Graffiti: HOTEL LIGHTS. Alt. pop collective releases set of eleven originals.
3039 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60618
187 Not So Loud: BOTTLE ROCKETS. Live acoustic set from roots-rock and alt.-country Mo.-based band.
188 Indestructible Machine: LYDIA LOVELESS. Nine tracks of intertwined country and punk-rock from Ohio-based singer.
Box 3844, Boynton Beach, FL 33424
104 Songs of Freedom: ROD MACDONALD. Social and topical songs in rootsy, acoustic arrangements from vet singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 13473, E. Dublin, GA 31027
0611 Lip Service: EG KIGHT. Contemporary blues, featuring mostly originals and covers from singer-songwriter.
6566 Ridge Ln, Wrightsville, PA 17368
A Brief History of Time: THE ROBERT BOBBY TRIO. Central Pennsylvania-based folk trio releases eleven mostly-original tracks
PO Box 1097, Buellton, CA 93427
2 Moody Bluegrass: Two ... Much Love: A Nashville Celebration of The Moody Blues: VARIOUS. Bluegrass interpretations of the Moody Blues, featuring Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Tim O'Brien, John Cowan and plenty more bluegrass artists.
Cheshire Cat Club
2201 Bridgepointe Pkwy, #C345, San Mateo, CA 94404
11 Git On Board!: AMY MEYERS. Traditional children's folk songs with contemporary, rock elements.
916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212
4561 How to Tune a Fish: BEOGA. Northern Ireland traditional five-piece band, featuring twin dueling accordions, presents their fourth album featuring mostly originals, with some trads.
744272 GENERATION NATION: DAROL ANGER'S REPUBLIC OF STRINGS. Accomplished fiddler releases a dozen-track album alongside multi generational group of string players from his instructional class.
275 Mays Chapel Road, Mount Juliet, TN 37122
Beautiful Dream: Steve Conn. Ten songs from singer-songwriter alongside live band.
Chris Cubeta and the Liars Club: CHRIS CUBETA and THE LIARS CLUB. Guitar-driven Brooklyn-based rock 'n' roll band releases eleven track
12 Platt Place, Huntington, NY 11743
1009 The First of All My Dreams Was of...: THE THOMAS BERGERON QUINTET. Debut American jazz album from quintet led by NYC-based trumpeter, combining elements of classical music and contemporary jazz music, featuring instrumentation on trumpet, flugelhorn, guitar, piano, Rhodes, acoustic bass and percussion.
De L'Est Music
4 Dickens Lane, Taylors, SC 29687
0031 Beguiler: ANGELA EASTERLING. American singer-songwriter releases set of twelve folk-pop originals with instrumentation ranging from rock to bluegrass.
4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618
814 Bad Girl: DEMETRIA TAYLOR. Youngest daughter of famous bluesman Eddie Taylor releases a dozen blues tracks with growling vocals, electric instrumentation and a host of guest artists.
815 Put it On Me: QUINTUS McCORMICK BLUES BAND. Original blues, funk and soul from contemporary blues band.
208 Barclay Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Can't Stay Long: KENNY BROWN. North Mississippi-based blues artist releases fourth release, a two-disc album of Delta blues.
203 N. 11th St., Ste. B, Nashville, TN 37206
015332 Songs and Stories: GUY CLARK. Veteran Texas singer-songwriter performs songs spanning his 40 year career, months before his 70th birthday.
The Dunn Boys
Volume 1: THE DUNN BOYS. Celtic punk band in the vein of Flogging Molly releases eleven originals.
P.O. Box 250, Verplanck, NY 10596
Live In The Heartland of America: FRED GILLEN JR.. New York-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist releases eighteen live recordings with original songs and covers.
252 Green Street. #2L, Brooklyn, NY 11222
701 101 Things To Do In Bongolia: VARIOUS. Brooklyn-based record label releases first set of singles.
P.O. Box 404, Van Brunt Station, Brooklyn, NY 11215
011 Threshold: CAROLANN SOLEBELLO. Third solo record from former Red Molly member, explores various Americana styles, including honky-tonk and Appalachian ballads
P.O. Box 40, Workington, Cumbria CA14 3GJ, U.K.
239 Wayside Courtesies: PILGRIMS' WAY. Stockport-based traditional three-piece band releases eleven contemporary renditions of classic trad UK songs.
2803 5th Street, Boulder, CO 80304
1003 An Evening in the Village: The Music of Béla Bartók: JAKE SCHEPPS. Banjoist-arranger reworks the folk-influenced music by Hungarian composer Bela Bartok, meshing Eastern European ideals with Appalachian instrumentaion.
1001 Rosler's Recording Booth: VARIOUS. Set of 16 songs written by songwriter Don Rosler and performed by an array of New York-based artists.
P.O. Box 306, Portage, MI 49081
2111 American Anonymous: JOEL MABUS. 14 traditional interpretations from folk/Americana guitarist and singer-songwriter
John Smith, P.O. Box 11451, Takoma Park, MD 20913
0064 Free Dirt: THE WILDERS. Alt-country honky-tonk band releases bakers dozen of original tracks.
16 Making Speech Free: UTAH PHILLIPS. Beloved vocalist
PO Box 28431, Santa Fe, NM 87592
00565 Little Bird: PAULA RHAE McDONALD. Country singer releases 11-track debut featuring covers and originals.
1710 A Rockbridge Ter., Austin, TX 78741
The Petroleum Age: PHILIP GIBBS. Texas-based singer-songwriter recounts the history of his relative, Lt. Governor Barnett Gibbs, set of 11 originals.
Ribe Landevej 190, Vejle DK-7100, Denmark
0711 Impuls Trio: IMPULS TRIO. One off Danish musician trio joins to perform traditional Danish songs, originally composed for the traditional fiddle.
1710 Hopsadaddy: HABADEKUK. Ten-track debut from nine-piece folk band mixing elements of salsa, jazz and contemporary pop.
100 Swamp Rd., Durham, ME 04222
005 We Could Be Beekeepers: PUTNAM SMITH. Thirteen mostly original roots/old-time tracks from rustic New England folk musician and singer.
PO Box 2274, Hemet, CA 92546
112010 Livin' The Dream: JOSH W. JONES and THE BLUESCRACKERS. Five-piece contemporary country and blues band releases fourteen originals.
412011 Honesty: BETH M. JIMINEZ. Seventeen year old singer-songwriter and guitarist releases eight songs, with backing.
Adventures and Misadventures in Loveland: WOODY LISSAUER. Third solo album from Baltimore-based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, with a contemporary folk sound.
P.O. Box 1072, West Townsend, VT 05359
502 Any Forgotten Thing: HUNGRYTOWN. Twelve tracks from Celtic and American roots duo.
PO Box 1391, Glendale, CA 91209
Solid State: Songs From the Long Play: SAM PHILLIPS. Singer-songwriter releases a sampling from her EP repertoire.
PO Box 684774, Austin, TX 78721
004 Uncovering Stones: VANESSA LIVELY. Acoustic folk music from singer-songwriter, mixing world, Latin, funk and pop.
PMB 186 8161 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN 37221
1006 American Folk Songbook: SUZY BOGGUSS. Contemporary arrangements of Americana trads from singer-songwriter, with backing on guitar, harmonica, Jews Harp, bass, concertina, banjo and hammered dulcimer.
243 McDonald Ave, 4D, Brooklyn, NY 11218
El Desierto Y La Ciudad: PISTOLERA. Third album from Brooklyn 4-piece band featuring topical songs sung in Spanish, with Mexican-American themes and influence mixed with contemporary rock instrumentation.
June and Jean Millington
Play Like a Girl: JUNE and JEAN MILLINGTON. Philippine-born sisters provide a dozen hard-hitting rock tracks.
14 E 4th St, #602, New York, NY 10012
Coruscate at the Meadow Gate: SISTERS 3. Philadelphia-based indie pop trio releases twelve track sophomore album.
118 E. 28th St., Ste. 1010, New York, NY 10016
Still Right Here: MELISSA FERRICK. Indie singer-songwriter releases ten original songs with contemporary rock flair.
9215 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90212
6202 Photographs: ROBERT ELLIS. Texas-based young vocalist/guitarist releases contemporary acoustic alt-country debut album.
1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019
527267 Tell My Sister: KATE and ANNA McGARRIGLE. Three disc compilation from legendary folk duo, spanning from 1971 to 1974, including rare demos and unreleased recordings.
39 Birch Avenue, Ottowa, ON K1K 3G5, Canada
0061 Okiesippi Blues: WATERMELON SLIM and SUPER CHIKAN. Acclaimed Mississippi delta blues musicians release set of eleven mostly original blues songs, featuring electric guitar, harmonica and vocals.
P.O. Box 15002, Portland, ME 04112
107 Coffee and the Mojo Hat: NEIL PEARLMAN. Canada-based Celtic/Roots pianist fuses traditional Scottish songs with Latin, funk and jazz influences.
P.O. Box 572, Rockville, MD 20848
219 Last Chance: RUSS CARSON. Set of fourteen bluegrass standards from banjoist and bluegrass band.
P.O. Box 34114, Pensacola, FL 32607
056 Hooba Dooba: PAUL BRADY. Veteran Irish singer-songwriter releases set of twelve contemporary eclectic songs.
6565 Foothills Ln., Concord, NC 28025
2737 Songs for Persephone: MIMI GOESE and BEN NEILL. Ten track experimental work featuring various worldbeat influence with synthpop arrangements.
5 Alexandra Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight P033 1LT, United Kingdom
01 Long Songs: Traditional Songs Frtom the Isle of Wight Collected By W.H. Long: THE DOLLYMOPPS. Three piece UK-based a cappella band compiles 17 traditional songs from Isle of Wight.
P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA 22906
1836 The Rebel Years: 1962-1977: JOHN DUFFEY. Fifteen choice cuts from bluegrass mandolin-player / vocalist from his years with Rebel Records.
7521 Yesteryears: The Best of the McPeak Brothers: THE McPEAK BROTHERS. Collection of standards and originals in a best of collection from three-piece bluegrass band.
7527 Let Him Lead You: LARRY SPARKS. Gospel compilation album from legendary bluegrass vocalist.
P.O. Box 973, Stinson Beach, CA 94970
011 Come Find Me: AUDREY AULD. Tasmanian-born singer-songwriter releases set of twelve rootsy originals in Americana, country and contemporary folk styles.
P.O. Box 4044, 501 W. Lynnhurst Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104
244 Stonewall Country: Songs from the Musical: ROBIN and LINDA WILLIAMS and THEIR FINE GROUP. Featuring Prarie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor, folk/bluegrass veterans compile songs from their musical about the life and times of General Thomas Stonewall Jackson.
P.O. Box 660040, Arcadia, CA 91066-0040
1081 I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky: AUDIE BLAYLOCK and REDLINE. Contemporary bluegrass quintet present a Bill Monroe Celebration album, featuring a set of twelve bluegrass standards.
2064 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC H2X 2J5, Canada
020 High Twilight: DANIEL ISAIAH. Montreal-based indie singer-songwriter releases 11-track debut, featuring a varied mix of influence, including Americana, French chanson and Dixieland.
44 Statford Rd., Asheville, NC 28804
Real Good Man: STEPHEN SHEALY. Debut album from North Carolina-based singer-songwriter incorporates contemporary alt-country elements and 60s-era writing style.
2042-A Armacost Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025
12775 Mesabi: TOM RUSSELL. Veteran Texas-based folk singer-songwriter compiles rock influence with contemporary Americana originals.
3005 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. D-109 #412, Austin, TX 78704
The Best of Times: Texas Artists Performing the Music of Sara Hickman: VARIOUS. Willie Nelson, Rhett Miller, Shawn Colvin, Robert Earl Keen and others pay tribute to Austin-based singer-songwriter, sales benefit Theatre Action Project (TAP).
550 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10022-3211
81420 Revelator: Tedeschi Trucks Band. ET requested - 54/4
Box 861, Edmonton, AB T5J 2L8, Canada
1355 An Old Rock On a Roll: KENNY BLUES BOSS WAYNE. Contemporary blues and boogie woogie from pianist/singer.
1356 To Behold: MONKEYJUNK. Canada-based blues/r&b trio releases set of ten mostly originals, with one Hank Williams, Jr. cover.
120 31st Ave North, Nashville, TN 37203
4074 Little Bird: KASEY CHAMBERS. Austrailian country roots rock artist releases 13 new tracks.
Mehraab: LOGA RAMIN TORKIAN. Iranian-born composers and multi-instrumentalist releases eight track Iranian trad-inspired album with the voice of Persian classical singer Khosro Ansari
79 Norwood Ave, Kensington, CA 94707
The Zoe Sessions: JAFAR DAVID THORNE. Set of ten originals from California-based singer-songwriter, with acoustic guitar accompaniment.
The Tinder Box
2229 10th St. Apt. 25, Brookings, SD 57006
These Winds: THE TINDER BOX. South Dakota-based folk-rock/Bluegrass three-piece band releases debut EP.
66 Allen Street #3F, New York, NY 10002
2578 Out On The Open West: FRANK FAIRFIELD. California-based fiddle, guitar and banjo player releases a dozen-track sophomore album of originals.
The Twilite Broadcasters
350 Sheppard Branch Road, Weaverville, NC 28787
The Trail of Time: THE TWILITE BROADCASTERS. Sophomore from acoustic instrumentalist/vocalist duo features traditional country, bluegrass and old-time styles.
Two Cent Revival
364 5th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
The Devil's In This Whiskey: TWO CENT REVIVAL. Brazilian-born, Texas-based singer-songwriter releases five-track alt-country album.
Espoz y Mina, 17, 2ş D, Madrid 28012, Spain
129 Highlife Time 2: Nigerian and Ghanaian Classics from the Golden Years: VARIOUS. Afro-fusion musical styles from Ghana and Nigeria in the 1950s.
831 Beacon St. #335, Newton, MA 02459
2417 Fell Toward None: GREG NAGY. American roots singer infuses blues, funk and swing in 11-track sophomore album.
P.O. Box 541336, Linden Hill Station, NY 11354
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto - Shamisen Kokusai Bunka Shinokai 1941: VARIOUS. Collection of Japanese trads from artists born in the Meiji period, containing classical elements from shamanic traditions, medieval epics, Buddhist Chant and Noh theater, recorded from late 1930s to mid 1940s.
In The Light: SUSAN WYLDE. Canada-based blues vocalist offers six covers and six originals in contemporary blues album.
The Wild Joys of Living: EMILY ZUZIK BAND. Seventh album from singer-songwriter and accompanying band incorporates rock and pop elements in eight track album.
45 Teal Road, Averill Park, NY 12018
The Singing Revolution: JAMES and MAUREEN TUSTY. Film chronicals how singing became the weapon of choice in a nonviolent revolution waged by the people of Estonia.
Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop
P.O. Box 802, Sparta, NJ 07871
828/9 Deep Texas Blues: The Early Blues of Lightnin' Hopkins Taught By Ernie Hawkins: ERNIE HAWKINS. Instructional exploration into the early songs of country blues pioneer Lightnin' Hopkins.