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PATTI PAGE —SINGS COUNTRY MEMORIES THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION (Humphead) 2CDs

 

www.humpheadcountry.com

 

Smooth operator, Patti Page had the kind of voice and style not only most typical of the 1950s. Page was pre-Elvis and the introduction of rock’n’roll, and emergence of the likes of the Beatles and Mersey Sound…

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How to create an effective mobile website design?

Majority of the people these days use their mobile phones for Internet Surfing. People prefer to use their smartphones and tablets for finding the information that they are looking for on the web or for buying products and services online that they want. Suring Internet on the mobile phones is easier and faster compared to surfing on the conventional desktops or laptops.

If you want to grow your…

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Added by sherry wilson on March 2, 2015 at 5:18 — No Comments

GRAHAM ROBERTSON OF BLUES ROCK ABERDEEN - INTERVIEW

Graham Robertson and Kenny Taylor’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/bluesrockaberdeen had me intrigued. Blues, in all its guises, is a healthy obsession, so a chat was in order. Graham provided the words.

So, Graham, what inspired you to begin promoting gigs in Aberdeen?…

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Added by David James Innes on February 27, 2015 at 16:19 — No Comments

Japans Pirates Canoe - Folk Alliance Kansas City 2015 (my video-blog)

So we had our own room at Folk Alliance this year in Kansas City, along with 80 others and 2,000 musicians in a massive hotel. It was amazing.

There will be videos appearing here over the next week or so but I thought I'd start at the end and work back.

Its the wow moments that make Folk Alliance, they come thick and fast and never stop. This was the last one of those when we…

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Added by Editorial on February 26, 2015 at 23:30 — No Comments

RUSTY JACKS - Holler 'N' Howl. CD review

RUSTY JACKS Holler 'N' Howl

(HILL PRODUCTIONS)

Holler 'N' Howl comprises twelve tracks of no-nonsense meat and…

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Added by David James Innes on February 26, 2015 at 9:44 — No Comments

ALLISON MOORER —DOWN TO BELIEVING (Proper Records)

www.proper-records.co.uk ;

Now this is a coincidence; first you have her now ex-husband Steve Earle with a release, and then you have Allison (Moorer) expressing her emotions. Of how they have been effected by life, not least the last…

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Added by Maurice Hope on February 24, 2015 at 7:28 — No Comments

ALLISON LUPTON —HALF MY HEART (Learig Records)

 

www.allisonlumpton.com

 

 

Canadian songwriter, musician (flute) and vocalist Allison Lupton has a beautiful warm flowing vocal style,

 

Assisting on her third album, Lupton has a bunch of fine…

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Added by Maurice Hope on February 23, 2015 at 7:33 — No Comments

HONEY RYDER —BORN IN A BOTTLE (Oceanic)

 

www.honeyryder.com

 

Bright, bubbly and bouncy, sure, the music has lots of this but that is not all there is to the group’s songwriting. For one lead vocalist and founder member, Lindsay O’Mahoney sings her heart out to the support of…

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Added by Maurice Hope on February 23, 2015 at 7:28 — No Comments

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF BOB WILLS and his TEXAS PLAYBOYS (Proper)

http://www.proper-records.co.uk

 

Asleep At the Wheel band member, Ray Benson has made albums like this before. Only each time he does he manages to create a little more western swing magic, and with the line-up…

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Added by Maurice Hope on February 22, 2015 at 19:07 — No Comments

LINDSAY LOU AND THE FLATBELLYS Ionia CD review and UK/Ireland tour dates

LINDSAY LOU AND THE FLATBELLYS

Ionia

(EARTH WORK via Kickstarter)…

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Added by David James Innes on February 20, 2015 at 12:08 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour Feb 17th 2015 at Folk Alliance with The River Trade Radio Revue Live.

Health & Happiness Hour with Rob Ellen February 17th 2015 at Folk Alliance with The River Trade Radio Revue.…

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Ep234 Dick LeMasters finds the power in The Blood and the power in The Snake

On Americana Music Show #234, Dick LeMasters plays blues rock tracks from One Bird, Two Snakes and talks about the songwriters he admires and the importance of perseverance.

Also on this episode, rock & roll from…

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Added by Calvin Powers on February 17, 2015 at 14:31 — No Comments

JIM ED BROWN —IN STYLE AGAIN (Plowboy Records)

 

www.JimEdBrown.com

 

www.plowboyrecords.com

 

 

 

While I am not a huge fan of Jim Ed Brown, his hits excluded I have to admit he rides the waves quite nicely…

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Added by Maurice Hope on February 16, 2015 at 7:34 — No Comments

Ep233 JJ Grey writes musical post-it notes to himself

On Americana Music Show #233, JJ Grey plays tracks from Ol’ Glory and talks about learning to stop and smell the roses, soul music, the origin of ‘mofro.’

Also on this episode, pub rock from Josh Buckley, country rock from…

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Added by Calvin Powers on February 16, 2015 at 6:30 — No Comments

HARRY HARRIS —SONGS ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE

 

www.harryharrismusic.com

   

New kid on the block is a tag that could have been thrown at young singer-songwriter, Harry Harris a short time ago. But now with both his debut album Harry Harris…

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Added by Maurice Hope on February 15, 2015 at 8:38 — No Comments

THE WESTIES —WEST SIDE STORIES (Pauper Sky Records)

 

www.westiesmusic.com

 

The Westies are fronted by Michael McDermott (lead vocals, acoustic guitar) and Heather Horton (fiddle, lead, harmony vocals); and are aided here by Joe Pisapia (electric guitar), Ian…

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Added by Maurice Hope on February 14, 2015 at 20:18 — No Comments

JERRY LEE LEWIS ~HIS OWN STORY – RICK BRAGG (Cannon Gate Books) ISBN 978 0 857786 157 3

 

www.cannongate.tv

 

 

While I do have a few reservations regards the claim that this book was supposedly to be the one to reveal everything ‘bout ol’ Jerry Lee (Lewis), it does tell you a great deal about his upbringing in the…

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Added by Maurice Hope on February 14, 2015 at 15:19 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour, 11th February 2015

Health & Happiness Hour with Rob Ellen February 11th 2015 Pre Folk Alliance and looking forward to Americana Cavalcade.

This weeks …

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We are Video-casting our Showcase Room live from Folk Alliance

Medicine Show Radio  & Michael Ed from The Bugle Boy of LaGrange Texas are teaming up…

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Ep232 6 String Drag gets their Roots Rock ‘N’ Roll groove back

On Americana Music Show #232, Kenny Roby talks about getting 6 String Drag back together after 15 years, his inspiration from Doug Sahm, and plays tracks from the new album.

Also on this episode, rapturous soul from JJ Grey & Mofro,…

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Added by Calvin Powers on February 9, 2015 at 6:30 — No Comments

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The House Concert Hub was founded by (me) Rob Ellen of Medicine Music; Publicist, Promoter, Presenter. Here are some of the artists Medicine Music and I have the privilege to work with, and links to their music and our mailing list. Please consider joining, be first to know what's happening. All of our artists are confirmed House Concert fans and available for your consideration. Also follow our rolling news below in this column.

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Artists If you want to connect directly with hosts promoters, DJ's and publications who are really active on this site and FSR and off. I can help, have a look at our enhanced membership group, I can connect you with and help you maintain your support structure here in Europe, thats what I do.

 I have introduced to Europe with the help of many of the members here and on FlyinShoes Review and the broad/podcasters and reviewers of Europe the likes of I See Hawks In LA, AJ Roach, Nels Andrews, Carry Elkin, Drew Nelson, Robby Hecht, Eric Brace and Peter Cooper, John Byrd, Phil Lee, Tom Mason, Charlie Roth, the list goes on and on and grows by the week.

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Tiki Black Looking to play a cross Europe all help appreciated

Hi everyone

My name is Tiki Black I am a Manchester-based singer-songwriter by way of France and Cameroon and am currently promoting my debut album "Out Of The Black". My music is minimalist with mainly piano and voice but I also play with a band including cello, hand drums and upright bass. I sing mainly in English but I have an occasional French or Douala (African language) song.…


Gal Holiday - New Orleans honky-tonk rockabilly band looking for house concerts in UK, Germany, Benelux, and Switz June 2015

Hello,

My name is Kim Vu-Dinh and I manage an independent roots music record label in New Orleans.

One of the bands is called Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue and they will be in Europe June-July 2015.  They are a New Orleans-styled honky-tonk/Americana/rockabilly band, with sets appropriate for both listening rooms and honky-tonk dancehalls.

They've received positive reviews in…

On Tour this year! Booking gigs now for accross the UK and behond!

Our band line up includes Vivien Scotson on lead vocals, Duncan and Johnny Cameron ( Cameron Brothers) on bass and guitar/mandolin and Laura Durrant on Cello. Full line up available to gig from June. Any dates before then, would be Vivien, Duncan and Johnny.

Our set will have mainly original songs by Vivien Scotson but also some of Duncan and Johnnys too, and a few popular folk and country songs. A bit of Scottish Country vibe.

We'd love to hear from anyone…

Ready to perform at houses in the UK and all over Europe

http://youtu.be/sfr9_grM6xM

Hi, 

my name is Nick Tann. I am a full time singer songwriter based on the south coast of England and I am ready, willing and able to kick off this year booking home concerts all over the UK and Europe. Likened to a mixture of Counting Crows and John Mayer with a twist of Jeff Buckley and Sting for good measure. I love performing in that intimate home environment, it's where I can really be…

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