Contemporary Artists and Song Writers - Part 2
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SU-CHONG LIM "GOLDEN MOUNTAIN"
Su-Chong Lim is well known and respected in Calgary as a talented
performer and songwriter.
Several of the songs on this cassette demonstrate the strong feelings
he has for the traditions of
his Asian origins. Others show his equally strong feelings for
his adopted country, and his unique
and humorous views of some ordinary events in everyday Western
Contents: Jasmine and the Bell; Muscle-Car Mike; Suriram; Shiro,
Mariko and Me; Basic
Two Bit Song; The Demon Fire-Carriage Road; Twelve-Foot Davis;
Old Wive's Lake;
Boat Song; Dis Land is Your Land? Lyrics are included for
BARRY LUFT "LEAN A LITTLE"
Another fine collection of songs and tunes from this well known
Contents: What's the Life Of A Man?; Two Pathways; Forty Below;
Will Ye Go To Flanders?;
God Who Stretched the Spangled Heavens; Ben Keith's March; The
Old Grey Mare/Now Is
the Hour; Likes Hockey Better Than Me; Song for Etty; Triple Fancy;
See My Gold Again;
Hogan's Lake; History Of the Boots; Julia Grover; Leaning On the
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 3 (Sept. 1996)
|CA177C - $14.00
||CA177D - $19.00
BARRY AND LYN LUFT "FLOWER IN THE
Barry and Lyn sing some new and some traditional songs, with instrumental
Contents: A Calling-on Song; Kitty and I; Two-Bit Cayuse; Big
Julian of Norwich; Teaming Up the Cariboo Road; Fall Is Here;
St. Anne's Clog Dance;
Painting Over the N.A.R.; Hey Big Sister; Let It Be A Dance.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 22, No. 2-4 (Dec. 1988)
CARA LUFT "TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS"
This EP single CD of six of Cara's original songs showcases her
interest in writing and performing.
Contents: Full Circle Round; One Lover; Train To Freedom; Coming
To Town; I Saw
the Devil; Standing In the Shadows. Lyrics enclosed.
|CA284D - $ 13.00
TOUPEY LUFT "A SEASON WITH ATHENA"
Toupey's debut of original songs that have developed through her
love with music and
Contents: Prodigal People; More Power To You; Lilacs; Sadie
the Stalker; My Parents
Were Hippies; Rushin' In; Squeaky Wheel; Twist; I'm Doin' Better
Now; C's Lullaby.
|CA285D - $ 18.00
IAN MacDONALD "HOLDING SHADOWS"
Life's experiences lead one in different directions - love, hope,
change of location, or work.
Memories and dreams keep images alive or won't let them die. This
is the writing Ian conveys
in these medium and slow tempo original songs.
Contents: Mud Flats; I'm Lost; Leaky Boat; The Seam; Dogs and
Sunsets; Of All the
Mistakes; Thirty Two Memory Lane; I Have To Know; Row Me Home
E; Hold On;
The Fall. Lyrics enclosed.
|CA236D - $19.00
JIM MacMILLAN "NORTHERN WATERS"
Jim MacMillan has written all of the songs that he performs on
this cassette, which also features
some very fine guitar accompaniment.
Contents: Northern Waters; Wa Wa Tay Lights; Little Left To
Belong; If Only; Finest Year;
Moving Forever Moving; Child's Lullaby; Orion-O; Schooner Bee;
No Order, No Call;
Anyone Like You.
"THE MINNIE SESSIONS VOLUME 1"
Flute and guitar are featured as Scott is joined by Brian
Doyle; Jon Goodman, Rodney MacDonald,
and Doris Mason. "Minnie" refers to the location and
type of session in which this music was created.
Predominantly instrumental, many of the tunes are Scott's compositions
and his expertise as guitarist,
composer and arranger is amply displayed - especially on his fiddle
Contents: Minnie Adams' House Reel; If Ever You Were Mine;
Mine'R Jigs (The Cat In the
Wheelbarrow/ The Halls Of St. Clair); The Delhi Siege Medley (The
Siege Of Delhi/ Hoch
Hey Johnny Lad/ Hugh Rory MacKinnon/ Reel/ Over the Isles To America);
Group (The Runout/ Memories Of the House Caller/ The Rain Over
Hillsboro); Sir Lulu;
Joys Of Brotherhood Medley (Quiet Joys Of Brotherhood - My Lagan
Love/ Balintor Fancy/
Galway Rambler); Toyota Tailpipe; Romper River; Sligo Knights
(Knights Of St. Patrick/
Tar Road To Sligo); Caterer's Request; Clogging In Bb (Bags In
the Breeze/ The Keji
Peddlers); Cameron Side Road; Your Beauty.
|CA327D - $21.00
SCOTT MACMILLAN "THE MINNIE SESSIONS
Presenting: Jamie Gatti; Lisa MacIssac; Scott Macmillan; Janet
Munson; Jimmy Rankin.
Although mostly instrumental an occasional jazz feel creeps in
amongst fiddle and guitar
Contents: The Big Pig Jigs (Real Big Pig/ Up-Scale); The Mabou
(Trip To Mabou Ridge/ Miss Sara Drummond Of Perth/ Sandy Cameron's
The High Reel); The Iddle-Doo Polka; Is It You That I Remember;
The Mathematician; Lightning Alley; Minnie Adams' House; Clayton
Group (Clayton Farm Gathering/ Tweeddale Club/ McGarry's Road/
Jumpin' Jacob); Jigs On Two Legs (Carrying the Baggage/ Two Legged
Monday Morning); Back Yard Swing; The Sister Clogs (Madame Sylvain/
The Two Half-Sisters); Rambling In D Minor (Flat Roof House/ The
Rambler); The Wicker Man.
|CA328D - $21.00
SCOTT MACMILLAN "THE MINNIE SESSIONS
Presenting: Bernard Felix; Lennie Gallant; Jerry Holland; Scott
Macmillan; Douglas Reach.
Lennie performs a couple of songs; Bernard Felix adds accordion
to the fiddle of Jerry,
and guitars of Scott and Douglas.
Contents: Minnie Adams' House; Jigging On the Back Steps (The
Back Steps/ Visit
>From Peggy Lee/ Flip the Calendar); Knots and Tangles; Strathcona
Dancing Jigs (Bryden MacLean's/ James Kelly's Trip To Cape Breton/
JP Cormier's Jig); Caledonia's Salute (Caledonia's Wail For Niel
Gow/ To Morrow's
Rambles/ Feeding At the Trough/ Sheared Sheltie); Grandfather's
Jig/ Highland Jig/ Morrison's Jig); Sounds In G Minor (Ferry On
the Sound/ Derek
Day's Reel); The Dedication Group (Memories Of James Cameron/
Mary Gray/ David
MacDonald's Wedding Reel/ Arthur Muise's Reel); Theme From a Corner
Souvenir; Island Clay; Merrily Down the Mull River (Merrily Kissed
Mull River Sunset); Bernard's Favorites (John MacColl's Farewell
To the Scottish
Horse/ Father John Angus Rankin/ Jock Wilson's/ Kay Girrrior's/
Dan Rory MacDonald's).
|CA329D - $21.00
CYRIL MacPHEE "WHEN I SAY I DO"
When Cyril and songs he likes come together the result is extremely
when well-known guests drop in to help out on vocals and instruments.
Contents: Harbour Town; We'll All Come Back Again; When I Say
I Do; L'Acadie;
Angelina's Wish; It's Only Me; I Will; Will You Come Away With
Me; Arm of Gold;
Fait Do Do; Counting Your Blessings In Two's; Geordie; I'm On
|CA259C - $14.00
||CA259D - $21.00
DOUG McARTHUR "LETTERS FROM THE COAST/
This is a double album, with all of the songs from two great albums
Doug first released
back in the 70's. For those who are not so familiar with Doug's
music, he is a talented
singer and songwriter of long standing, and this is an excellent
collection of some of his best.
Contents: "Letters from the Coast": Dreams and Visions;
Hero; Glory Road; Lord
Douglas; The Painter's Song; I Do; One-Eyed Walden; Don't You
Believe; The Devil's
Pony; Skye Song.
"Sisteron": Sisteron,; Whip Me; The Lights
of Town; Skyway; 1911; Cowboy Bob;
Restless; The Way I Ride; The Lunenburg Shift; Ain't Goin' Home;
Almost Midnight. Lyrics are included for all songs.
|CA121C - $14.00
||CA121D - $21.00
DOUG McARTHUR WITH GARNET ROGERS
This is a great album of songs that have all been written by,
and are performed by,
Doug McArthur. Garnet Rogers provides some of his typically outstanding
accompaniment on a variety of instruments, including violin, viola,
accoustic guitar, guitar synthesizer, and bass.
Contents: Merlin; Breaki the Law; Isle Madelaine;The Siege
of Toronot; Bullwhip
Jack and the Silver Bell; There is a River; Bank the Fire; Thief
in the Night; Ships
at Sea; Black Eyed Susan; Wind Breath; Chella; Un-Named City.
Lyrics for all songs are included.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 23, No. 4 (1989)
|CA087C - $14.00
||CA087D - $21.00
EILEEN McGANN "ELEMENTS"
Eileen McGann is a talented singer and songwriter, originally
from Ontario, but she
now makes her home in Calgary. This record contains some excellent
examples of her
skills in both areas, plus a few traditional songs for good measure.
Contents: Live Not Where I Love; Isabella Gunn; My Lagan Love;
Man's Job; The Power & the Need; The Riddle Song; Here's To
The Men; Canoe Song
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 23, No. 1(1989)
|CA044C - $15.00
||CA044D - $23.00
EILEEN McGANN "TURN IT AROUND"
Eileen has written a number of the songs on this, her second album,
but she has also
included some of her favourite traditional songs. Her new songs
continue to demonstrate
not only her deep feelings for threatened natural resources of
the country, but also for
some less fortunate humans who seem to have been passed by.
Contents: Turn It Around; The Fair Flower of Northumberland;
Requiem (for the
Giants); Tiree Love Song; Leaving This Nation; Westminster Bridge;
The Dancers of Stanton Drew; The Knight Of the Rose; Whitewater;
Words for all songs are included.
|CA112C - $15.00
||CA112D - $23.00
EILEEN McGANN "JOURNEYS"
Traditional and original compositions from this well-known performer.
Contents: See My Journey; Bonny Portmore; Reservations; In
The Silence; Braw
Sailin' On The Sea; Rolling Home Canadian; Windigo's Coming; Reach
Light; Too Stupid For Democracy; Jock O'Hazeldean; Kassandra;
|CA159D - $23.00
CHRISTOPHER McKHOOL "EDGE OF A TIDE"
Original songs from this Ontario performer who mixes electric
and acoustic sounds
and instruments within his arrangements.
Contents: Stream; You Awake Me; Do You Know?; Questions; Refuge;
On My Knees;
Simple Thing; Edge Of a Tide; Personal Heaven; I Am Free. Lyrics
|CA263D - $ 18.00
JOHN McLACHLAN "STEPPING OUT"
John's second album brings another collection of his fine songs.
accompaniment is extensive and varied, and the overall quality
of the recording is good.
Contents: Railroad Town; Rough Water; Cumberland Coal; Hard
To Believe; Out
Of Step; Towboat Man; There Is a Star; Bogota; Though Time Goes
Say No. Lyrics are included for all songs.
MAD PUDDING "BRUCE'S VEGETABLE GARDEN"
A nice mix of original and traditional tunes and songs. Lead on
the songs is shared by
members of the group.
Contents: Funk Reels; As I Walked Out; Bruce's Vegetable Garden;
Grandma Groats; Reptile Song; Canadian Old Time Set; Shores Of
Difficult Women; Johnny and the Devil; Burkeville Beach; Kitimat
Of Kildare. Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 1 (March
|CA300D - $21.00
MAD PUDDING "DIRT AND STONE"
Original and traditional tunes and songs. The songs weave their
way around interesting
stories and tales.
Contents: Indian Reels; Dirt & Stone; The Toast (Parts
1 & 2); The Dewy Dells
Of Yarrow; Crazy Creek Set; Patchwork; Air; Dance Of the Hungry
Hey To the Pipes; The Ploughman's Son; Heather Bonn; Service;
Brandon Town; Big John McNeil. Lyrics enclosed.
|CA301D - $21.00
MAD PUDDING "GRAND HOTEL"
A fine collection of traditional, contemporary, and original tunes
and songs, arranged in
the unique Mad Pudding way.
Contents: Grand Hotel; Hoedown; Michael Freeman; Reel di Janeiro;
Léon Accordéon; The Egmonster; Cool Fount Of Love;
Celtic Funk Stew; First We
Take Manhattan; Vahideh's Fine Shoes; Lonesome Scenes Of Winter;
|CA302D - $24.00
danielle martineau "AUTREMENT"
Contemporary up-beat songs in French with folk influences.
Contents: teleguides; zydeco music; toi t'es pas là;
l'eau et le vent; chouchou;
montréal cotton blues; en silence; la table des veuves;
la montagne coupée;
nouveau gouvernement; dure lutte; suit pierre-antoine. Lyrics
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 1 (March 1996)
|CA238C - $15.00
||CA238D - $24.00
CATHY MILLER "DANCE BENEATH THE MOON"
This album contains a whole new collection of songs written and
performed by Cathy.
Her songs show reflection of her feelings and perspectives about
such things as women's
issues, aboriginal rights and concerns, and ordinary personal
Contents: Dance Beneath the Moon; Ride the Wind; Smith Boys;
Living in Martinique;
I Had a House; Desert Dancing; Empty In the Sunrise; No Point
of View; Two People;
Indian Summer; In a Perfect World.
|CA106C - $ 14.00
||CA106D - $ 18.00
CATHY MILLER "FOOTPRINTS ON THE MOON"
This album contains a lot more blues than folk music, but such
distinctions often get
blurred, and we've included it anyway. Cathy has written most
of the songs herself
and performs them with an impressive collection of backup musicians.
Contents: How Much Are the Blues; Last day of Pompeii; Someone
Stepping In; There's No Guarantee; (If It Weren't For) Those Tears;
On the Moon; Since I Fell For You; Living On the Edge; Heart Calls;
Letters In the Snow.
CATHY MILLER "LIVING FOR THE STARS!"
A nice mixture of sentiments, rhythms, folk and jazz swing styles,
with familiar guest
performers adding to the songs.
Contents: Take A Break From Love; Goodnight Irene; Cumberland;
God Bless the
Backhoe; Falling For Me; Whirlpool Of Love; My Funny Valentine;
Say It Out Loud;
Swing Geezers; Star Light; Living For the Stars; A Million Miles
Away; Now There
Is No Rain. Lyrics enclosed.
|CA237C - $12.00
||CA237D - $19.00
M.N.O.P. "THE RAVEN BIRD: A NORTHERN
MNOP is an acronym for a group of musicians consisting of Michael
Nolan, Gerry O'Neill, and Kenny Pearson. They have collaborated
to produce a great
album of songs, all written by Michael Murphy, that relate to
the Far North, the people
who live there, and their customs and beliefs.
Contents: Still Blown; Cumberland Ledge; Farther Afield; We
Don't Want That Light
In Their Eyes; Transient Centre; The Water Song; The Living Room;
The Raven Bird;
Montreal Town; Baffin Island Man; Tufting Hair.
Lyrics are included for all songs.
The harmonies of this Halifax group weave gently through these
original songs written
by Darrell Grant. His words are able to express sensitively feelings
that many of us have
Contents: Sargasso; High Time; If It's Not Broken; Hold Tight;
On A Bus Growing
Crowded; Time To Go; Travellin'; Stop; Brand New Start; My Heart's
Early One Morning. Lyrics enclosed.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 29, No. 2 (June 1995)
|CA234C - $14.00
||CA234D - $20.00
MODABO "THE MANY AND THE ONE"
Another collection of original songs inspired by unusual sources
Contents: A Little Too Far; Second Chance; Cakewalk; Echolalia;
The King Who
Knew Everything; Young, Young Man; Arabella; Love and Sorrow;
River's Rolling; Boomerang; Take Life Adagio; If You Keep On Telling
Grace; Simon James; You Do Something To Me; Let's Find A
|CA235C - $14.00
||CA235D - $20.00
PAMELA MORGAN "ON A WING AND A PRAYER"
Pamela's first solo album following her success with Figgy Duff.
These original songs,
(some written with and by Noel Dinn) have a dream-like quality
about them. Nice
acoustic accompaniment and arrangements. Contents: The Game;
One Heart; Heart
Of Darkness; Backseat; Broken Wing; A Woman's Touch; Streets Of
Blackwater Side; It Ain't Funny; Something Calling; Wish You Could
|CA321D - $22.00
LINDA MORRISON "LINE BY LINE"
Original songs from this Ontario performer - serious or light-hearted,
Linda has a nice
presentation to suit the song.
Contents: Send a Sign; I Only Think Of You; World Go Round;
Barcelona; Line By line;
>From This Day On; Left Foot Slide; Poor Highway; Talking Ghost;
Let Our Love Bring
Out the Best; Room To Move; Till the End Of The World; Eventually.
MR. MOLE "SILVER THIN LINES"
Gary Kurtz, Will Mehew and Mary Cole are Mr. Mole. Each contributes
lead vocals for
this enjoyable mixture of songs.
Contents: Fisherman's Lament; Painter's Cry; I Ain't Tired;
Old House; Jesus' Basement;
Lavender & Prose; Takin' It Easy; Immigrant Bones; Ode To
Grandma; Walkin' the Dog;
Fighter Pilot's Lament.
|CA208D - $20.00
NIGHT SUN "ONE MOMENT OF GRACE"
Ellen Hamilton provides the lead vocals on these sensitively styled
songs, penned by
members of the group.
Contents: One Moment Of Grace; Fire Last Summer; Breathing;
A Camel In Nunavut;
Old Woman; Babe; Parrish Waltz; Harvey & Louise; I'll Hold
On; One Night Too Many;
Didn't I Try?; Lost Seconds; Summer Songs.
|CA323D - $21.00
NORTH OF SOUTH "THE COCHRANE LAKE
Four guys who like to make music - especially that of other songwriters.
Nice harmonies in
the style of the late 50's and 60's folk, ranging from Bob Dylan
to Tommy Makem.
Contents: Times They Are a Changing; Red Is the Rose; To Morrow;
Fisheries; Field Behind the Plow; A Wandering Star; There's A
Meetin' Here Tonight;
If Tomorrow Wasn't Such a Long Time; The Last Time I Saw Her Face;
Game; Seven Golden Daffodils; The River.
NORTH OF SOUTH "THE COCHRANE LAKE
SESSIONS: VOLUME 2"
Relive the sounds of the folk revival of the 60's and 70's with
these enjoyable songs and
Contents: Blue Nose; Back Home Again; Maria; Last Night I Had
the Strangest Dream;
Follow Me; Will The Circle Be Unbroken; When the Ship Comes In;
The Water Is Wide;
Ellen Smith; 45 Years From Now; We're Only Here For a Little While;
Will You Go Lassie Go.
NORTHERN SONS " ON HOBO'S WINGS"
Bluegrass and gospel make a nice mix as these original and older
Contents: Hand Me Down Family Bible; Angel's Song; There'll
Be Better Days; Jesus
I'll Never Forget; On Hobo's Wings; Hold On To God; Abideth In
Me; Live Like Kings;
Heaven; Jesus Was A Rebel Soldier.
|CA239D - $21.00
NORTHERN SONS "THE ART OF LOVE"
Original songs in bluegrass fashion.
Contents: No More Promises; Oh This Morning; There We Were
a 'Dancin'; Down To
the Spirit's Shore; I'll Break Out Again Tonight; Sally Ann; Treating
Me Wrong; The
Art of Love; Forty Years; I'll Walk With Him; Dreaming; Heidi
|CA240D - $21.00
LOWRY OLAFSON "WIND AND RAIN"
Pleasant, easy-listening sensitive songs about love and life.
Contents: Sweet and Strong; Words; Someone To Love; Living
In the Country;
Nova Scotia; Blues Out On the Road; Prodigal Son; Who Will Be
Wind and Rain; Just Call.
|CA255C - $13.00
||CA255D - $19.00
LOWRY OLAFSON "GOOD INTENTIONS"
Another nice selection of original songs from this B.C. performer.
Contents: When the Time Is Right; I Wish You Were Here; Change
Journey; Ring Telephone; Hiding Behind Your Pride; Good Intentions;
Last Goodnight; Time To Grow; Desperate Wind; After the Rain.
|CA256C - $13.00
||CA256D - $19.00
LOWRY OLAFSON "BACK AGAIN"
Gentle songs that have that personal touch of the songwriter embedded
Contents: Back Again; Summer Is Coming; Here To Love; I Wish
February; Tara; Blanket In the Cold; Wake Up Sleepyhead; Fifty
We Are Each Others Angels.
|CA264C - $ 13.00
||CA264D - $ 19.00
LOWRY OLAFSON "LITTLE MYSTERIES"
Lowry continues to combine fine songwriting skills with pleasant
melodies and vocals
that result in a mixture of styles and emotions.
Contents: Little Mysteries; A Thing Or Two; Sunday Afternoon;
One Thin Wire;
Always; Let It Begin; Cap Brule; Justify the Love; Scheherazade;
Mortar and Stone;
Just a Little Bit.
|CA265C - $ 13.00
||CA265D - $ 19.00
THE PAPERBOYS "LATE AS USUAL"
A good strong celtic beat often leads off the original songs on
this first CD by this west-coast
group, but if something quieter is called for, it is there too.
Contents: She Said; Cooley's Reel/ Tyrol Mountain Hop; In Love
For Now; Boys Of the
Mill/ Whiskey In the Tea; January; Come Tella Me; Rocking Chair;
Forest of Blue; Indian
Summer/ Leaves Are Falling/ Drowsy Maggie; Nowhere But Up; Devil
|CA288D - $ 18.00
THE PAPERBOYS "MOLINOS"
A good solid beat, with a nice balance of songs and instrumentals,
-- almost how they
perform on stage.
Contents: Molinos; Salvation; Waste Some Time; I've Just Seen
a Face; Same For
Everyone; Annabell's Reel/ Theme Time; Crashing Down; While You
The Breathing Method/ The Jaunt; After the First Time; Drunken
a Week Rise; Swallow's Tail Jig/ Cabin Ceilidh/ Swallow's Tail
Reel; Oh Maria; Ray's
Ukranian Wine Cellar Polka/ Nelli's Afterthought. Lyrics enclosed.
|CA289D - $ 18.00
JIM PAYNE "STATE OF THE NATION"
Show songs from Rising Tide Theatre productions such as, "Revues
'89/ '90/ '91"; "Gutted Head
On"; "Newfoundlanders Away"; and "Hold Fast".
Jim writes a lot of his own material and is one
of the mainstays and proponents of the music of Newfoundland.
Contents: State of the Nation; Billion Dollar Baby; Ode To
the Boys of Mt. Cashel; The Windy
Waltz; Christmas In the City; Lukey's Boat; Owed To Newfoundland;
Dancing In Dreamland;
Toronto Or Bust; A Ship Is Sinking; Much Darker Standing; The
Stampin' Ground; I Watch
Them Go; When the Dole Stops Coming From Up Yonder.
|CA171C - $14.00
||CA171D - $22.00
PIED PUMKIN "THE LOST SQUASH TAPES"
Pied Pumpkin was a unique musical group that existed in the mid
1970's. The members of the
group were Rick Scott and
Joe Mock (later to become the duo known as Pied Pear), and
Shari Ulrich, who, like
Rick, has since gone on to great things as a solo performer. This
consists of a number of recordings that were not previously released
by the group, and in fact,
were only "re-discovered" in 1988.
Contents: D'sonoqua; Crystal Clog; It's Only Words; Mr. Phenny
Meets Willie the Worm;
Oh Lord, Pardon Me; Here Comes My Baby; Zimbimbidi's Blues; Chicken
Hopi Hum; Canafiddle.
LESTER QUITZAU "KEEP ON WALKING"
Many original songs by this singer who is making inroads in the
blues genre, with just his guitar
and harmonica for accompaniment.
Contents: I've Got To Go; Rich Land Women Blues; Road; Someday
Baby; Feel the Way I Do;
Close To You; Turkish Theme; Rats In My Kitchen; Your Heart; Valhalla;
Room Full Of Mirrors;
Saddle Up My Pony; Keep On Walking; Lookin' For My Baby; Alone
But Not Lonely.
|CA335D - $ 20.00
RASPBERRY JAM "BAND IN THE PARK"
Enjoyable vocals and harmonies by Farrell Boyce, Penny Boyce,
Joanne Dear and George
Contents: If I Needed You; Titanic Sails At Dawn; Long Ago,
Far Away, Everywhere;
Nautical Vacation; Penman's Combinations; Sunday On the St. Clair;
Rolling Down the Road; Last Snow; Band In the Park; Energy Boogie;
Now That the
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 2 (June 1998)
RASPBERRY JAM "INNOCENT BYSTANDER"
Fresh sounds and nice harmonies.
Contents: All Go Home In the Morning; Like a Music Box; Innocent
Satisfied Mind; Lake Of the Cagoma; Sweet Bird of Youth; Westlin
Winds; I Wish It
Would Rain; Red Squirrel; Log Driver's Waltz; Making Believe;
Memory's On Fire;
North Star Shoal; The Rider.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 2 (June 1998)
RAWLINS CROSS "A TURN OF THE WHEEL"
This great band from Newfoundland plays a mixture of traditional
and new music,
Celtic and Celtic sounding, on a variety of traditional and electronic
(including trumpet and bagpipes).
Contents: Wild Rose; Farmer's Daughter/ High Reel; A Turn Of
Mountainside; MacPherson's Lament; Colleen; Mac's Fancy/ Give
Me a Drink
of Water; Shaken Up; Ghost of Love; Sleepy Maggie/ Gravel Walk/
|CA095C - $14.00
||CA095D - $21.00
IAN ROBB "FROM DIFFERENT ANGELS"
Ian, Friends from Fiddlers Green, and others combine for a fine
collection of old and new.
Contents: The Santa Fe Trail; Farmer's Boy; The Moving Cloud/Miss
Schotish; The Big Hewer; Make and Break Harbour; Ye Mariners All;
Beer; The Last Minute Waltz/Midnight On the Water; A-Roving On
a Winter's Night;
Green Groves; Charlie Hunter/McGuire's/Cape Breton Dream; The
Lag's Song; D-Day
Dodgers; They're Taking it Away; Cattle in the Cane/Vladimir's
The Mary Ellen Carter.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol.29, No.3 (Sept. 1995)
|CA160C - $14.00
||CA160D - $22.00
ROBERT & SUSAN "IN THE BACKYARD"
Original songs that are more like short stories or vignettes of
scenes around the house, family,
Contents: In My Backyard; Gaia; I'll Remember You; Long Stemmed
Flip Flops; Summer Night; Our Little Secret; Old City Blues; Hi
Honey, (I'm Home);
Blackberry Jam; Firelight; Bedtime.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 1 (March 1997)
|CA244D - $19.00
GARNET ROGERS "AT A HIGH WINDOW"
Once again, Garnet has written most of the songs on this, his
fifth album. For the most part,
they are inspired by the sights, sounds, and people he encounters
in his frequent travels.
Contents: Through the Cracks; Come From the Heart; Last Of
the Working Stetsons;
At A High Window; Willie Short; The Joy of Living; Young Willie;
A Row Of Small Trees;
Election Night: North Dakota. Lyrics are included for all
|CA128C - $14.00
||CA128D - $21.00
GARNET ROGERS "GARNET ROGERS'
Wonderful interpretations of some great songs by this highly gifted
instrumentalist and singer.
Includes some incredible instrumental tracks based on traditional
tunes as well as some fine songs.
Contents: Woh Me; Break the Law; Music In Your Eyes; Carrickfergus;
Westlin Winds; Black Eyed Susan; Bird On a Wing; Farewell to Music;
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 19, No. 4 (Dec. 1985)
|CA048C - $14.00
||CA048D - $21.00
GARNET ROGERS "NIGHT DRIVE"
Contents: Jesus and Elvis; Never So Lonely; Seeds Of Hope (The
Roman Coin; Corrinna Corrinna; Love's Been Linked To the Blues;
Colliertown; Golden Fields; Borealis; Night Drive.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 4 (Dec. 1996)
|CA209C - $14.00
||CA209D - $21.00
GARNET ROGERS "SMALL VICTORIES"
Garnet sings a collection of his own songs, most of which he says
were written while
driving on a throughway in New York state. The overall mood of
these songs is reflective,
and the accompaniment is simple, but appropriate.
Contents: The King of Rome; Small Victory; One More Ride; His
Father's House; Stars
In Their Crown; Off the Rails; One Bullet; Sleeping Buffalo; The
Lost Ones; For Herself.
|CA099C - $14.00
||CA099D - $21.00
GARNET ROGERS "SPEAKING SOFTLY IN
Contents: Dear Grandfather; The Sliprails and the Spur; McArthur's
To the West; The Enfolding; Like a Diamond Ring; Hallelujah! (The
Is Over); Goodbye Again; Lament for Henry Chapin; Crucifixion;
|CA050C - $14.00
||CA050D - $21.00
GARNET ROGERS "THE OUTSIDE TRACK"
Garnet's second album and it features the same high recording
quality of the first, and another
great collection of songs.
Contents: Gypsy Song; Green Eyes; Ain't Goin' Home; Jenny Bryce;
The Outside Track;
American Jerusalem; Denbrae; The Farm Auction; Blind Mary; Archie
Gets a Leg Up;
|CA049C - $14.00
||CA049D - $21.00
GARNET ROGERS WITH DOUG LONG
"SUMMER LIGHTNING" "LIVE"
Contents: Give the Fiddler A Dram; The Beauty Game; This Shirt;
What's Wrong With
This Picture; Frankie & Johnny; Let Me Count the Ways; Sleeping
Buffalo; Sammy's Bar;
A Row Of Small Trees; The Outside Track; Summer Lightning; The
King Of Rome;
|CA158C - $14.00
||CA158D - $21.00
STAN ROGERS "BETWEEN THE BREAKS .
. . LIVE"
Contents: The Witch Of the Westmorland; Barrett's Privateers;
The Mary Ellen Carter; The White Collar Holler; The Flowers Of
Down To Old Maui; Harris and the Mare; Delivery Delayed.
|CA054C - $14.00
||CA054D - $22.00
STAN ROGERS "FOGARTY'S COVE"
This is Stan's first album (released in 1977) and contains songs
that are now classics.
Contents: Watching the Apples Grow; Forty-Five Years; Fogarty's
Cove; The Maid
On the Shore; Barrett's Privateers; Fisherman's Wharf; Giant;
The Rawdon Hills; Plenty
Of Hornpipe; The Wreck Of the Athens Queen; Make and Break Harbour;
|CA051C - $14.00
||CA051D - $22.00
STAN ROGERS "FROM COFFEE HOUSE TO
Contents: Guysborough Train; Pharisee; It All Fades Away; Love
Letter; Take It from
Day to Day; Acadian Saturday Night; Billy Green; Straight and
True; The Woodbridge
Dog Disaster; Louise's Song; Past Fifty; Evangeline; A Matter
of Heart; Famous Inside;
At Last, I'm Ready For Christams; Your "Laker's" Back
In Town; The Puddler's Tale;
Music In Your Eyes; Leave Her, Johnny Leave Her; Down the Road.
|CA303C - $12.00
||CA303D - $20.00
STAN ROGERS "FROM FRESH WATER"
Released in 1984, after Stan's tragic death.
Contents: White Squall; The Nancy; Man With Blue Dolphin; Tiny
Fish For Japan;
Lock-Keeper; Half Of A Heart; MacDonnell On the Heights; Flying;
The Last Watch;
The House Of Orange.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 18, No. 4 (Dec. 1984)
|CA055C - $14.00
||CA055D - $22.00
STAN ROGERS "HOME IN HALIFAX"
Many of Stan's finest songs are on this live recording from 1982.
Contents: Bluenose; Make & Break Harbour; Field Behind
the Plow; Shriner Cows;
Night Guard; Morris Dancers; The Idiot; Lies; Free In the Harbour;
The Legend of Fingal; Giant; 45 Years; The Mary Ellen Carter;
Barrett's Privateers; Sailor's Rest.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 1 (March 1994)
|CA157C - $14.00
||CA157D - $22.00
STAN ROGERS "NORTHWEST PASSAGE"
This 1980 album shows the impact of Stan's visits to western Canada.
Contents: Northwest Passage; The Field Behind the Plow; Night
Guard; Working Joe;
You Can't Stay Here; The Idiot; Lies; Canol Road; Free In the
|CA052C - $14.00
||CA052D - $22.00
STAN ROGERS "TURNAROUND"
Released in 1978. Contents: Dark Eyed Molly; Oh No, Not I;
Bluenose; The Jeannie C; So Blue; Front Runner; Song Of the Candle;
Try Like the Devil; Turnaround.
|CA053C - $14.00
||CA053D - $22.00
THE ROMANIACS "ETHNO-FUSION"
The Romaniacs are popular performers at folk clubs and festivals
across the country.
They are great musicians with a zany stage presence and a flair
for performing music
with a distinctively eastern European sound.
Contents: The Ecstasy Of the Martyr; Paint it Black/ Whiteout;
Amarcord; Moose Jaw;
Columbus/ Cold Breakfast; Number 16; Caravan; Moscow Nights/ Prototype
THE ROMANIACS "WORLD ON FIRE"
The tradition of "ethnofusion" continues with this collection
by the Romaniacs. It contains
some great new material, as well as some familiar old favourites.
All, however, carry the
distinctive sound that is the trademark of this unique group.
Contents: Rhumboid; Toronto, Mia Bella Metropoli; Pipeline/
Oilberta; Kiss of Fire;
You Belong To Me; Back In the USSR; World On Fire; P.J.Polka/
Tucumana Moon; Alabama Song; Paint It Black/ Whiteout.
MOSE SCARLETT "THE FUNDAMENTAL THINGS"
The titles speak for themselves but when Mose wraps his rich voice
and finger picked guitar
around these songs each takes on a new identity.
Contents: The Moon Is A Silver Dollar; Sweet Georgia Brown;
A Kiss To Build
A Dream On; It's A Sin To Tell A Lie; After You've Gone; Nobody's
As Time Goes By; Nine Pound Hammer; My Walking Stick; The Sheik
How Long Blues; Big Bad Bill; Miss Otis Regrets; Marie; Hobo's
See also: Mose Scarlett "Three By Three".
|CA218C - $15.00
||CA218D - $23.00
MOSE SCARLETT, JACKIE WASHINGTON &
"THREE BY THREE "
(Old Friends Meet Again). A special boxed collection of Mose Scarlett:
"The Fundamental Things";
Jackie Washington: "Keeping Out of Mischief"; and Ken
Whitely: "Acoustic Eclectic". Each selection
is also available individually.
|CA222D - $40.00
SCATTER THE MUD "NEVER TIME TO PLAY"
Whether it's the highland pipes or flute which takes the lead
on the instrumentals, this Calgary group
puts their own stamp on these traditional and original songs and
tunes - the sound is great.
Contents: Step It Out Mary/ The Hunter's Purse; Not Prepared
To Go; Skyeman's Jig/ Maguire's/
Alan MacPherson of Mosspark; The Courtship; Gardens Of Skye/ The
Old Concertina; Little
Piece Of Me; Wild Geese/ Listowel Hornpipe; The Maple Leaf/ Dunmore
Lasses; Piper Lad;
Jig the Gig; Lass of Glenshee; An Clár Scátálá/
|CA305D - $19.00
SEANACHIE "A QUARREL WITH WHISKY"
Another enjoyable mix of traditional and contemporary songs and
tunes. Songwriter/ vocalist
Gordon McCulloch bases his songs on historical, personal or recent
events which complement
the more traditional selections.
Contents: The Hornpipe Set; The Kingdom to Canmore; Mingulay
Boat Song; Faith In
Rhetoric; Cattle Raid; The Memphis Set; Johnny Teasie Weasel;
Children Of the Mist;
Dieppe; I'll Meet You There; Leaving the Banks; The Waulking Set.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 33, No. 2 (June 1999)
|CA232C - $13.00
||CA232D - $19.00
SEANACHIE "TELLING TALES"
Original and traditional songs and tunes from this Calgary group.
Each musician is adept at
vocals or harmony and a variety of instruments. The highland and
smallpipes add to
their unique sound.
Contents: Mormond Braes; The Hangman and the Papist; You Are
My Love; The Jig Set;
Keir Hardie; She Moves Through The Fair/ Urge For Going/ Shouting
At Magpies; Te Bheag;
The Reel Set; The Bonnie Lass of Fyvie; Go To Hell; Do You Remember?;
Whiskey In the Jar.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 3 (Sept.1998)
|CA231C - $13.00
||CA231D - $19.00
Donna Creighton, Nora Galloway and Jo-Ann Lawton blend their Celtic
and country roots,
songwriting skills and marvelous harmonies into an enjoyable package
of these original songs.
Contents: Get Up; Smilin At Somebody Else; Beautiful Blue;
Misery; Heed the Warning;
When Push Comes To Shove; Em's Song; Margaret's Waltz; Clickety
Clack; All Through
the Night; Fish Need Water; Good Son Good Daughter; Rocking; Lure
|CA334D - $21.00
LAURA SMITH "LAURA SMITH"
Laura presents her own songs her way "I make up songs for
the simple reason that I can't
express myself fully any other way".
Contents: Bells; Elemental; The Tides After Shiftin'; Faceless
Wonder; Jordy; Shorelines;
Matt's Tune; So Far From Home; Diggin'; It Works Great On Paper.
|CA294D - $23.00
LAURA SMITH "B'TWEEN THE EARTH AND
A modern touch of arranging and instruments, adds to Laura's presentation
of her own songs,
including the unique version of 'My Bonny'.
Contents: Shade Of Your Love; Four Letter Word (For Lonesome);
My Bonny; So Close
To My Knees; Two Steps; No Call For Mercy; Divine Air Call; I
Go There; Gypsy Dream;
Clean Up Your Own Backyard; Whirlaround. Lyrics enclosed.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 2 (June 1996)
|CA295D - $23.00
LAURA SMITH "IT'S A PERSONAL THING"
Personal songs that only Laura could write and sing.
Contents: My Gate's Wide Open; I'm A Beauty; It's A Personal
Thing; One Suitcase;
Armistice Day; I Didn't Dream; When I Get My Way; For Better Or
For Worse; Hanging
By A Thread; Yes Harm Done; Tell the Truth; Liquid State; You
Know Too. Lyrics enclosed.
|CA296D - $23.00
STRINGBAND "THE OLD MASTERS"
The songs and music of Stringband have been such an integral part
of the Canadian
folk music scene for so long now that it is hard to find someone
who hasn't heard at
least one of their pieces performed. It has often been said that
they helped to define a
Canadian musical identity. In 1991, they celebrated their 20th
anniversary with a reunion
tour that was a resounding success and a special treat for legions
of faithful fans. In
commemoration of that reunion, they have released this extended
cassette which contains
many of their most popular and classic songs.
Contents: Over the Waterfall; Daddy Was A Ballplayer; Country
Music; Did You Hear
That They Busted the Fiddle Player?; Hoedown; Mic Mac Song; Dief
Will Be the Chief
Again; Mrs. Murphy; Le Prisonnier de Londres; Show Us the Length;
Rag; Flying/ Spring of '44; Un Bon Mouton; Newfoundlanders; The
Maple Leaf Dog;
Root Like A Rose; The Union Cowboy; The Casca and the Whitehorse
The Armadillo; Etre Libre; The Secret Of Life According To Satchel
Paige; All the
Horses Running; Big John McNeil/ Devil's Dream.
STRINGBAND "ACROSS RUSSIA BY STAGE"
In 1983, Stringband toured Russia for 5 months, playing a total
of 26 concerts during that time.
This cassette represents a collection of songs that were recorded
directly off the sound system
during those concerts. As well as some great Stringband favourites,
you can hear some interesting
verbal exchanges between the performers, the audience, and their
Contents: Tugboats; La Jeune Mariée; Elsie; Roseville
Fair; Owen Christie; What Can One
Woman Do?; Jambalaya; Dans le Mois de Mai/ La Vendée; Lunenburg
Concerto; I Don't
Sleep With Strangers Anymore; Refuse the Cruise; Oh How Happy
I Am; Hopak; Daddy
Was A Ballplayer.
TAMARACK "FIELDS OF ROCK AND SNOW"
Tamarack's songs deal with classic Canadian subjects such as harvest
trains, leaving home
for other parts of the country, farming in Northern Ontario, and
steamships on the Rideau canal.
Contents: Harvest Train; Home To You Once More; The Kitty Friel;
Black Rapids Girl;
Far From Home; Fields Of Rock and Snow; Hangin' In the Barn; Teamwork;
Stuart and Lillian; Lonesome Cowboy's Lament.
|CA109C - $14.00
||CA109D - $22.00
TAMARACK "FROBISHER BAY"
Contents: Days Of Sun And Wind; Oh, Klondike; The Hangman's
Eyes; Frobisher Bay;
Loyal She Remains; The Vacuum Song; Charlie Fox; Pamela; No Herring
Left In The
Bay; Alaska Highway Driver; Logging Camp Christmas; The Greenland
|CA156C - $14.00
||CA156D - $22.00
TAMARACK "LEAVING INVERARDEN"
Contents: Leaving Inverarden; Magdalen McGillivray; The Ironmaster;
Up On the Verandah; The Banks Of the Rocky Saugeen; Tugboat Days;
Pride Of Muskoka;
Till the Stopwatch Is Gone; A River Runs Through Lytton; Le Sergent;
The Queen Of
Silver Centre; The Huntsville Fire.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 3-4 (Sept./Dec. 1997)
|CA175C - $13.00
||CA175D - $20.00
TAMARACK "MUSKOKA'S CALLING"
Anyone who has a country cottage will appreciate these songs and
the feelings expressed
therein, but yes, tugboats, log booms and maple syrup are out
of place on the prairies.
(Special price from Tamarack.)
Contents: Muskoka's Calling; Tugboat Days; Maynard's Big Front
Porch; Booms Out
On the Lake; The Pride Of Muskoka; Maple Syrup; Up On the Verandah;
Three Mile Lake; Huntsville Fire; The Anglo - Canadian Leather
|CA331D - $10.00
TAMARACK "ON THE GRAND: THE STORY
OF A RIVER"
Songs commisssioned by the Elora Festival, to celebrate the naming
of the Grand River as a
Canadian Heritage River.
Contents: Our White Man's World; Pawpine; The Song My Paddle
Sings; Lochaber No
More/ Skirl Of the Pipes; The Elora Mill; The Virginia Brand;
The Grand River Canal;
She Is Fickle; Lancashire Lasses; Brant County Roads; Buried Treasure;
Pioneer Tower Road.
|CA161C - $14.00
||CA161D - $22.00
Contemporary songs, or, retelling tales of history, Tamarack adds
to their repertoire with this
collection of originals written by members of the group.
Contents: We Owe It To the Pioneers; Maynard's Big Front Porch;
Hammers On the Scaffold;
Hockey Town; Elizabeth Would Walk; Chippewa Smile; Red River Carts;
The Mills of
Massachusetts; Highway 17; Behind the False Fronts; Take Me Back
To P.E.I.; Down the Old
Tweed Road; Farther Along. Lyrics enclosed.
|CA324D - $17.00
IAN TAMBLYN "THROUGH THE YEARS (1976
A collection of songs from seven of Ian's previous recordings.
Contents: Ghost Parade; Paris Afternoon; Finding Myself At
Your Door; Campfire;
Woodsmoke and Oranges; Slate Islands Song; Cold Wind In the Cariboo;
Vancouver Island Song; First Nation; The Declaration Of Human
and Fireweed; One Horse Town; Turlutte; Love Will Away; 25th Hour
Of the Day;
Scene Through A Mirror.
|CA189D - $18.00
IAN TAMBLYN "THE BODY NEEDS TO TRAVEL"
A collection of songs, most written on Adventure Canada Expeditions,
people and places "we have had the honour and good fortune
Contents: Old Voice; A Perfect Day; The Kitlope; Cookie Rankin
In the Purcells;
Once Upon A Railroad; Higher Plane; That Boxcar In Algoma; Gather
Death Of An Iceberg; Magdalena; The Emperors; Macdonald At the
Bar; Raglan Road;
Contemplation On Iona.
|CA190D - $18.00
TANGLEFOOT "A GRAIN OF SALT"
Some of the songs on this album describe real people, places,
and events, and are
historically accurate. Others are complete fictions, myths inspired
by anecdotes people
have related to members of the group, people they have met on
the road, and even
some half-remembered family stories.
Contents: Jack the Green; Selkirk Settler's Lullaby; Waltzin'
A Grain Of Salt; Roll With the Tide; The Floating Bridge of Ennismore;
of Longpoint; Up & Down the Stairs/ Drums At the Fair/ Wag's
Jig; Sullivan's Shivaree;
Below, Below; Secord's Warning; Keppel Township Love Song.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Dec. 1994)
|CA140C - $13.00
||CA140D - $20.00
TANGLEFOOT "FULL THROATED ABANDON"
All new Tanglefoot songs, some inspired by historical events but
with that good Tanglefoot feel
and sound. Contents:
One More Night; Seven A Side; Emmeline; Jenny Wren; Let the
Piper Play; McCurdy's Boy;
Stubborn Old Heart; The Baldoon Goose; Minnie's Lullaby; Pouring
Days; The Angel Of Long
Point; The Floating Bridge Of Ennismore; Buxton; Paper Dragon.
|CA297D - $ 23.00
TINDERBOX "NO, REALLY, LET GO":
Fine contemporary writing and harmonies from this Calgary duo.
Contents: Presbyterian Picnic;
Bucket Of Frogs; Particularly Pointless; Bugcatcher; Pieces of
Us; Aphrodisiac Hell; Butterflies;
World's Best Tea; Young Mother; Barely; Up Mine; Very Good Sleeper.
|CA205D - $18.00
TRILOGY "TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF CHRISTMAS"
Eileen McGann, Cathy
Miller and David K
combine for a unique look at the songs of
Christmases present and past. Contents: O Magnum Mysterium;
Down In Yon Forest;
Gloucester Wassail; Brightest & Best; Coventry Carol; Cherry
Tree Carol; Huron Carol;
Who's The Fool Now; Dona Nobis Pacem; Light From the Lighthouse;
Tonight Is For
Christmas; Turn It Around; New Star Shining; Snow Shanty; Christmas
In the Trenches;
You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch; Rejoice! Rejoice!
|CA180D - $20.00
TRIPLE THREAT "TERRA FIRMA BOOGIE"
Triple Threat is Tim Williams; Johnny V, and Rusty Reid. This
is a great collection of
well-known and original blues songs. The singers perform together
Contents: Bring It On Home; On Down the Road; Custard Pie;
San Francisco Bay Blues; The Bottle's Gone; In Rehearsal For the
Blues; Try and
Kill Yourself; Caravan; Open Book; Au Contraire, Mon Frere; Harmony
Take It Slow and Easy; So Now You Know; Statesboro Blues; Won't
Terra Firma Boogie.
|CA306D - $20.00
PADDY TUTTY "WHO LIVETH SO MERRY"
Paddy, who comes from Saskatoon, sings mostly traditional folk
songs and ballads
from Britain, Ireland, and Canada. She is also an accomplished
musician on mountain
dulcimer, guitar and fiddle. This album contains a collection
of songs that share the
common theme of the land - in songs about poverty and the landowner,
and in songs
about relating to the land as a living thing.
Contents: Southwind; Polka Piquée; The Blind Harper;
Black Sarah; The Black Nag; Who Liveth So Merry; The Hare's Lament;
The World Turned Upside Down; Bonny Portmore; The Land Knows You're
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 21, No. 1(March, 1987)
U H F
UHF is better known individually as Shari
Ulrich, Bill Henderson, and Roy Forbes.
They all have folk music backgrounds, in spite of having ventured
on over other musical
horizons. It was a fun album for them to make and although it
was supposed to be a
one-time affair, they've gotten together often since then for
Contents: When I Sing; Holding Out For You; Keep Lightin' That
Fire; Day By Day;
Golan Boys; Running Back To Her; House Up On the Hill; Can't Go
Home; When Life
Explodes; One Step Closer To the Light; Wings For the Sky; Do
I Love You.
|CA148C - $14.00
||CA148D - $23.00
U H F "U H F II"
Contents: Lifting My Heart; Watching the River Run; Wild One;
Don't You Cry;
There Must Be Some Way; Changed Forever; Boiling River; Stand;
I'm On the Edge;
Time Will Take Its Toll; Goodbye; Call Up An old Friend.
|CA163C - $14.00
||CA163D - $23.00
SHARI ULRICH "EVERY ROAD"
Shari makes a partial return to her old folk roots with this great
album. The songs are all hers,
and there are some very powerful lyrics and her fine voice does
them more than justice.
The accompaniment is more "folk-rock" than "acoustic
folk", but the arrangements make it
all fit beautifully.
Contents: Legacies; Someday; Looking For Me; Inside Passage;
The Heartland; House Up
On the Hill; Only the Heart; The Jig; It's Not Love; Every Road.
|CA151C - $15.00
||CA151D - $23.00
VALDY "CLASSIC COLLECTION"
Valdy is a national treasure and here are his well-known songs
from the early years.
Contents: Peter & Lou; Rock'n'Roll Song; A Good Song; Dirty
Old Man; Yes I Can; The One
You Love; Hot Rocks; Simple Life; Leaving Ain't The Only Way To
Go; Weather'd Hands;
Whirl & Twirl & Swirl; Easy Money; Sonny's Dream; Renaissance;
I'd Rather Be; Landscapes; Chocolate Goodnight.
|CA226D - $18.00
VALDY "HEART AT WORK"
Contents: When Peace Came To the Valley; Magdelena; Link In
A Chain; How Could
It Be Better; Dreams About You; Atlantic Blue; First Time Around;
Runaway; Hey Hey
Mama; Double Solitaire; Shining Times; After All.
|CA166C - $14.00
||CA166D - $21.00
More songs by this fine writer and performer.
Contents: Landscapes; Gypsy Ways; Java Jeff; Christian Life;
Truckers Song; Roads of Anger; Simple Life; Bitter Green; City
Musician; Arnolds Cove;
Whirl and Twirl and Swirl.
A selection of songs from Valdy's albums. This is a great introduction
to, and overview
of Valdy's recording career. Contents: Simple Life; Yes I Can;
Renaissance; A Good
Song; Landscapes; Peter and Lou; Rock 'N' Roll Song; Hometown
Band; Streets Of
Whitehorse; Dirty Old Man; Hot Rocks.
An interesting smorgasboard of songs recorded over the last few
years and stamped with
the inimitable Valdy touch.
Contents: Stay For the Fire; Scruffy Dudes; She's In Love With
the Boy; Wedding Walt's/
Amoré; Roll Man Roll; Hockey Night In Canada; Get A Haircut
Dad; Peace Of Mind;
Double Solitaire; Daddy's Shadow; Speed Of the Sound Of Loneliness;
|CA214D - $18.00
VALDY & GARY FJELLGAARD "CONTENDERS"
Two well-known performers who work really well together. Some
songs are familiar but
others have been specially written for this CD and their stage
Contents: The Boys Of Rhythm; Wind From the West; Contenders;
Heartbroken Hero; Can't Pull This Train; Goodness Knows; Islanders;
Tried and True; King Of the Road.
|CA310D - $20.00
VARIOUS "ATLANTIC DECADE"
This compilation is in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of
the East Coast Music Awards.
The selections range from traditional, folk, instrumental to contemporary.
The Rankin Family: Orangedale Whistle; Ron
Hynes: No Kathleen;
Laura Smith: Two Steps; Lennie Gallant: Which Way Does
the River Run;
Scott MacMillan: Toyota Tailpipe; Terry Kelly: In My
Great Big Sea: Mari Mac; Richard Wood: Fiddle Fever;
Dave MacIsaac: Gaelectric Blues; The Irish Descendants:
Raggle Taggle Gypsy;
The Barra MacNeils: My Heart's In the Highlands; Rita MacNeil:
Natalie MacMaster: John Campbell's/ Miss Ann Moirs Birthday/
Lady Georgina Campbell/
Angus On the Turnpile/ Sheehan's Reel;
John Gracie: Seabird's Cry; Rawlins Cross: Long
Brett Ryan: The Answer's Electric; Ashley MacIsaac: Devil
In the Kitchen;
Sloan: I Can Feel It.
|CA293C - $ 14.00
||CA293D - $ 23.00
VIRGO RISING "VOICES ENTWINED"
A live House Concert featuring four female voices from the West
Coast which really do
entwine on traditional and contemporary songs.
Contents: Honey In the Rock; Silken Dreams; Three Fishers;
Whale Song; Departure
Bay; Valparaiso In A Rowboat; Run Come See Jerusalem; Now Is the
Cool Of the Day;
Where the Coho Flash Silver; Work o' the Weavers; Weaving and
Song; It's A Rosebud In June; Sister; Bessie; Save a Place.
|CA206C - $14.00
||CA206D - $22.00
WASHBOARD HANK "DONKEYS & TIRE
Zany, madcap, irreverent, original songs in a variety of styles
Guaranteed to give a few giggles.
Contents: Polyester Polly Lit A Fire In My Heart; Stompin Tom
For Prime Minister;
The Hundred Acre Field; Too Late To Be Sober; Trucker Turn to
Jesus; Beautiful Belle
Of Bailieboro; Honky Tonky Donkey; The Midnight Ride Of Red Dog
Ray; Seein Double
C & W; Turkey In the Straw; Are You Scrubbed?: Do the Prince
|CA213D - $19.00
JACKIE WASHINGTON "KEEPING OUT OF
One of the set "Three By Three". More folk than jazz
but a good old-time folk-swing
style with good old-time and newer songs.
Contents: At Sundown; Sleepy Time Train; Time Was; Girl Of
My Dreams; Foolish
Questions; I Told You That I loved You; Blue Turning Grey Over
You; Drifting; How
Much I Care; Keeping Out Of Mischief Now; I Used To Love You But
It's All Over;
Should We Try Again; In the Evening; Everybody Will Be Happy Over
Crosspatch; Old Folks; Winter Weather; Have Me On Your Mind; Take
the "A" Train.
See also: "Mose Scarlett....Three By Three"
|CA220C - $15.00
||CA220D - $23.00
JACKIE WASHINGTON "MIDNIGHT CHOO CHOO"
Some old favourites and others not often heard are given a nice
treatment by Jackie and friends.
Contents: When That Midnight Choo Choo Leaves For Alabam';
Street Of Dreams;
Turkish Delight; Neighbours/ Little Dutch Mill; Dinah; Should
I; Sugarfoot Rag;
Daydreaming; Save the Bones For Henry Jones; Heilan' Lassie; Triscadecaphobia;
Dinner For One; Please Keep Me In Your Dreams; I Ain't Got You;
You Taught Me
To Love; Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go?; Alabamy Bound; The Snake;
I Like Pie, I Like Cake.
|CA224C - $15.00
||CA224D - $23.00
SNEEZY WATERS "SINGS HANK WILLIAMS"
Wish you'd been to a Hank Williams concert? Well, here's one.
Sneezy played Hank
in the play "Hank Williams The Show He Never Gave" and
here are some Hank songs
that Sneezy sings so well.
Contents: Jambalaya; You Win Again; Weary Blues (From Waiting);
Alone and Forsaken; Mind Your Own Business; I'm So Lonesome I
Could Cry; Hey
Good Looking; Cold Cold Heart; I Saw the Light.
|CA322D - $ 21.00
BOBBY WATT "HOMELAND"
Bobby Watt has made Canada his home since 1975, but his music
character and history (both past and present) of his native Scotland.
hear him singing, he is unmistakenly Scottish, and can be both
rousing and sensitive.
He is yet another example of how Canada's culture has been enriched
who have chosen to live here. Some of the music is new, some of
it is old ... all of
it is evocative, highly listenable.
Contents: Indiana; Homeland; The Girl I Left Behind Me; Black
The Journey; The Call; Lovely Arran Maid; Deep In My Heart; Hush
The Flittin' Day; Heart Of Your Home; Buffalo Jump; The Joy Of
Auld Lang Syne. Words for all songs are included.
|CA116C - $13.00
||CA116D - $21.00
BOBBY WATT "C'EST WATT"
Contents: Alabaster Lady; Rolling Hills Of the Borders; The
My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose; Papillon; Jamie Raeburn; Reflections;
Just Another Mile; Every Living Thing; The Gaudie Runs/ Welcome
The Watts Return To Otter Creek; Footprints.
|CA165C - $14.00
||CA165D - $21.00
NANCY WHITE "GAELIC ENVY"
No topic or style of music is safe from the clever, witty, wry
lyrics from the
pen of Nancy White. Gaelic and folk music are just part of these
Contents: Gaelic Envy; Bet He Can Tango; Un Peu Cochon; Pierced
Gracias a la Vida; Clapping Song For Grownups; When You Fall In
Like That; He Wrote Too Many Songs About His Girlfriend; Manly
Seamless Dance Of the Zold Folks; Moose On the Highway; A Dream
Had Of Late; My Life Is Picking Up.
|CA298D - $ 23.00
KEN WHITELY "ACOUSTIC ECLECTIC"
Eclectic? Yes - from gospel to folk-swing to easy listening to
a little zydeco.
One of the "Three By Three" CDs.
Contents: Let Me Fly; You Can Depend On Me; Family Tree;
Bright Morning Star;
As Nighttime Falls; Hold To God's Unchangin' Hand; Powerful Love;
Friends and Ancestors; Light Of Love; Try To Shine; Don't Burn
the Candle At
Both Ends; Here With Me; Open Up; My Dear Love; Sing With Me.
See also: "Mose Scarlett....Three By Three"
|CA219C - $15.00
||CA219D - $23.00
KEN WHITELY, JACKIE WASHINGTON, MOSE SCARLETT
"WE'LL MEET AGAIN"
They're back! Singing and playing just as well as ever on these
Contents: Honeysuckle Rose; Nobody; I'm Confessin' That I Love
You; Winin' Boy Blues;
If I Had a Girl Like You/ Your Feet's Too Big; Diddy Wah Diddy;
I Just Want To
Be Horizontal; Cherry Blossom Lane; Nobody Lovin' Me; Goin' To
German; I Cried
For You; I Got Mine; Golden; We'll Meet Again.
|CA307C - $13.00
||CA307D - $21.00
KEN WHITELY, JACKIE WASHINGTON, MOSE SCARLETT
"WHERE OLD FRIENDS MEET"
Folk? Swing? How about folk-swing?
Contents: A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet; Go Where
You Go; I Wish That I Could
Shimmy Like My Sister Kate; Alone In the Dark; I Won't Cry Anymore;
It Must Be You;
The Three Bears; You Say the Sweetest Things; On The Sunny Side
Of the Street;
Blind Barnabas; I'm So Sad; Fool's Paradise; Makin' Whoopee!;
My Very Good Friend
the Milkman; I'll See You In My Dreams; We'll Meet Again.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 3 (1994)
|CA221C - $15.00
||CA221D - $23.00
THE WHITELY BROS. "BLUESOLOGY"
An interesting tour through the Eastern U.S. and into Canada looking
at the various
styles of the blues.
Contents: Before This Time; Crazy Blues; M & O Blues; Memphis
Jug Blues; When The
Train Comes Along; Custard Pie; Got Me Worrying; Feel Like Going
Hole; In The Night; Sugar Sweet; Sneaking Around; Don't Start
Crying Now; We Don't
Talk; Wee Wee Baby.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 2 (1994)
|CA223C - $15.00
||CA223D - $23.00
THE WHITELY BROTHERS "SIXTEEN SHADES
The blues? Yes, in many different shades. But none of these original
songs by Chris and
Ken Whitely would be out of place on a set-list at a folk club.
Contents: Stop Running; Tell Me That You've Got the Blues;
Friday Night Blues;
Mr. Weatherman; Reap What You Sow; Swinging the Blues; We Just
Baby; Gulf Of Tears; I Depend On You Too Much; Time For Moving
Long Road Up; It's Ecstasy; Come A Little Closer; She Makes Her
Doing Something Right. Lyrics enclosed.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 3/4 (Sept./Dec.1997)
|CA225C - $15.00
||CA225D - $23.00
ROB WIDDOWSON "FRIDAY NITE"
Folk and country. A nice blend of the two on mainly original songs
pleasant harmonies and backing.
Contents: Friday Nite; (I Guess We've) Wanted It That Way;
I Turned Away; All I Want;
Move It On Over; Father and Son; Still In Love With You; Hey Mister
That's Me Up On
the Jukebox; Dollywood; The Stuff.
|CA267C - $ 13.00
||CA267D - $ 19.00
WILD COLONIAL BOYS "AFTER HOURS"
The Wild Colonial Boys have been the house band of the Calgary
Folk Club for
twenty-seven years (and they still haven't quit their day jobs).
That's quite a tradition!
Contents: After Hours; Star Of the County Down; Jug Of Punch;
The Wild Colonial Boy;
Liverpool Lou; Paddy Lay Back; Red Is the Rose; Ragamuffin; Leaving
Bold O'Donoghue; Whiskey In the Jar; Home From The Sea (The Lifeboat);
Black Velvet Band; Fogarty's Cove; Juice Of the Barley; I'll Tell
Me Ma; Fiddler's Green;
Rosin The Beau; I'm a Rover.
|CA174C - $13.00
||CA174D - $18.00
THE WILD COLONIAL BOYS
"COME AS A STRANGER - LEAVE AS A FRIEND"
Fine entertainment and lively performances of some great songs
are on this cassette
by the popular house band of the Calgary Folk Club. The title
song was their entry in
Calgary's song contest that preceded the 1988 Winter Olympics.
While it didn't win,
it's a good song and many thought it should have. Contents: Mad
Jack; Come As A Stranger;
Rise Again; Rosie; Now I'm 64; St Anne's Reel; Alma; The Dutchman;
Calgary My Home
Away From Home; Field Behind the Plow; Roy Rogers; Four Rode By;
They Don't Write
'Em Like That Anymore.
WILD COLONIAL BOYS "NO. 4"
This album comes shortly after the 20th Anniversary of the internationally
Calgary Folk Club and its popular house band.
Contents: Calgary My Home Away From Home; Come As A Stranger;
Four Rode By;
Red Dancin' Shoes; Field Behind the Plough; First You Lose the
For Dawn; Ed McNally's Ales; Streets Of Calgary; Hard Times; Belfast
With Bears; Henry Holloway; Twanky Dillo; Roy Rogers.
|CA127C - $13.00
||CA127D - $18.00
TIM WILLIAMS "RIVERBOAT RENDEZVOUS"
Tim is a fixture on the Calgary music scene. He writes his own
blues songs but also sings
those of many other singer songwriters. He plays acoustic guitar,
banjo, mandolin but adds
extra musicians and instruments when he feels they're needed.
Contents: Riverboat Rendezvous; When I Don't Live With You;
Please, Baby; Someday, Baby;
'Fore Day Train; Losing My Race With the Reaper; The Witching
Hour Blues; Come On, Boys,
And Do That Messin' Round; Breathing In the City; Poor Boy; If
I Had Possession Over
Judgement Day; From Sorrow To Today; No Last Chance; A Two-Car
When The Pearly Gates Unfold.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 2 (June 1996)
|CA249D - $21.00
TIM WILLIAMS "INDIGO INCIDENTS"
This collection of blues songs features Tim mainly on his own
with slide and acoustic guitars.
There's quite a variety of songs here.
Contents: Ain't Seen No Whiskey; The Fool You Always Knew;
If You Were Mine Tonight;
A Lover's Question; He Didn't Quite Make It; Death Ain't Got No
Mercy In A Storm;
The Buckdancer's Choice; Letting Go Of Love; Everything For Christmas
(But a Cure
For the Blues); Like A Gambler'd Change His Vest; Somewhere Down
Mason Dixon Line; Willie Jean; You Know, Yeah; The Ones Who Made
|CA250D - $21.00
TIM WILLIAMS AND BIG DAVE McLEAN "FELLOW
Big Dave McLean (slide guitar, harmonica) from Winnipeg and Tim
Williams (mandolin, guitar)
from Calgary are two stalwarts of the blues and 'fellow travelers'
on the same blues path.
They do their own vocals but also assist each other.
Contents: If I'm Not the One To Love You; Me and the Devil;
K.C.Moan; Big Road Blues;
Why Do All These Things Happen To Me?; Mud, Rubble and Crying;
A Perfect Moon; Seemed Like A Dream; Mean Black Spider; How Long,
How Long Blues;
Mama, 'Tain't Long 'Fore Day. Lyrics enclosed.
|CA251D - $21.00
TOM WILSON "ANOTHER BLUE SKY DAY"
Contents: Blue Sky Day; Long Gone And Lonesome; The Harvest
Dance; I Go Crazy;
Rockies In The Rain; Don't Cross That Line; Makin' Some Time For
You; As Far As
Love Goes; All That's Left (Is The Leavin'); Baby's Big Brown
|CA155C - $14.00
||CA155D - $19.00
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