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Subject: efolkmusic News May 08
efolkMusic News, May 2008
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 New CD Albums:

Don Dixon (The Nu-Look- Don Dixon and the Jump Rabbits)
Don Dixon
"The Nu-Look- Don Dixon and the Jump Rabbits"
     We'll call this "roots rock", but we won't kid you, it's a classic rock and roll album- also available instantly as a Digital Album, 256kbps MP3, sounds GREAT!

Andrew Calhoun (Bound To Go)
Andrew Calhoun
"Bound To Go"
     Thirty-five tracks of spirituals, shout songs from Sea Islands, rare secular songs, and prison ballads. With 23-page booklet including historical and folklore notes.

Sharon Shannon (Renegade)
Sharon Shannon
     Studio album with Michael McGoldrick of Capercaillie on flute and whistles, with his fiddle player Dezi Donnelly. Also includes Shannon's guitarist Jim Murray. Featuring new original material that includes trad-Irish style fused with jazz, world-flavored, ragga, and hip-hop beats.

Kate Rusby (Awkward Annie)
Kate Rusby
"Awkward Annie"
     Self-penned songs such as "Daughter In Heaven" and "Planets," mixed with more traditional fare like "John Barbury," and "Blooming Heather" with guest opera singer John Hudson. 12 tracks in all.

Punch Brothers (Punch)
Punch Brothers
     A youthful band comprised of prodigious and sought-after musicians from the cutting edge of bluegrass and folk: Chris Thile, Chris Eldridge, Greg Garrison, Noam Pikelny and fiddle player Gabe Witcher.

Lunasa (The Story So Far)
"The Story So Far"
     Compilation encompassing the past 11 years of the band's best tracks, from both the Green Linnet and Compass labels, including two new recordings of "Aibreann" and "Morning Nightcap." Featuring expansive liner notes on the band's history and extensive photo journal spotlighting current and past band members.

The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem (The Very Best of the Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem)
The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem
"The Very Best of the Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem"
     "Classic Irish Folk Songs, Rebel Songs and Drinking Songs!" Irish emigres to the USA in the 1950s, the singers are widely credited with popularizing Irish traditional music, not only in the USA but also in the UK and their native Ireland, during the 1960s folk boom.

Cowboy Junkies (Trinity Revisited)
Cowboy Junkies
"Trinity Revisited"
     CD & DVD set capturing their return to the Holy Trinity Church in Toronto, with guests Ryan Adams, Natalie Merchant, Jeff Bird, and Vic Chesnutt. Includes a bonus documentary about the making of the album. 12 tracks.

Kristina Stykos (In the Earth
Kristina Stykos
"In the Earth's Fading Light"
     Texture texture texture. The palette ranges from gypsy waltzes to dreamy meditations on surviving “train wreck” relationships to a farewell in 3/4 time to the late great Scottish fiddler Johnny Cunningham, one of Kristina’s musical inspirations.

Jeneen Terrana
"Jeneen Terrana - My Creation"

Bonnie Raitt
"Best of Bonnie Raitt 1989-2003"

Shady Grove Band
"Back In Circulation"

Joel Mabus

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New Digital Albums

Rebecca Rippy (Secrets)
Rebecca Rippy
     Listening to Rebecca Rippy’s debut album, Secrets, one hears an artist playing for the sheer love of it, expressing herself fully and authentically, without concern for what’s trendy or hip.

Malcolm McKinney (The Ghosts of Flagler
Malcolm McKinney
"The Ghosts of Flagler's Train"
     Songs about Florida, including hurricanes and environmental issues. "The Ghosts of Flagler's Train" received 2nd place in the 2008 Will McLean Best New Florida Song Contest, previous version of "We Can't Let the Everglades Die" placed in top ten non cash awards, same contest, 2004

Sally Morgan (Wandering Through Walls)
Sally Morgan
"Wandering Through Walls"
     Rocky, folky, soulful and searing with intelligent and thought provoking lyrics, Sally's debut album "Wandering Through Walls" was released in July of 2007 and showcases some of Boulder, Colorado's finest musicians.

Fiddlers ReStrung (Now Playing)
Fiddlers ReStrung
"Now Playing"
     The First CD from the Fiddlers ReStrung featuring some of their standards. The Fiddlers ReStrung feature wholesome American Bluegrass, stirring Celtic fiddle and touches of Texas Swing and Latin flair combine in a dazzling array of styles abounding with energy.

Don Axsom (Through the Storm)
Don Axsom
"Through the Storm"
     Original messages of faith delivered in a variety of styles including Folk, Bluegrass, Country, and Americana.

Margaret's Daughter

Ralf Weihrauch (Hole in One)
Ralf Weihrauch
"Hole in One"

Heart Strings (Over There)
Heart Strings
"Over There"

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