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Where ever you are, have a awfy awfy Merry Christmas & a guid New Year from all on The Medicine Show and our family fold. 

Honchos on the hub Scottish Publicist Presenter Promoter Rob Ellen's is a Americana music world stravaiger. travelling in his Medicine Show Radio Moose Mobile seeking out independently minded music across the New and old worlds. 

Medicine Show Records offer you this single from our good friend and Highland Legend Davy Cowan as our Christmas gift. 

Davy Cowan will be stravaiging through Texas in March with The Medicine Show Radio Moose Mobile. 

From his album "The Journey'" about the Holy Town of Invergordon. (Oh I Believe In You Believe In Me) 
website www.davycowan.com 



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Maverick Festival - Americana Music Association Conference 2014

         The Maverick Americana Music Festival is rapidly approaching and early visitors can get to attend the Americana Music Association's 2nd Annual U.K. Conference on Friday. This is an important thing for all of us who love this type of music, although I still find it difficult to describe Americana to…

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Added by Alan Harrison on June 1, 2014 at 11:05 — No Comments

Maverick Festival 2014

   Maverick Americana Festival 2014

I’m not a fan of Stadium gigs or even Arena’s so Festivals with their lack of seats, facilities, long distance view of the stage and generally inclement weather have never appealed to me; but several years ago Maverick Magazine (whom I write for) launched their and…

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Added by Alan Harrison on June 1, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments

Kevin Doherty - Seeing Things

Kevin Doherty                             

Seeing Things

Proper Records PRPCD109

****

Alan Harrison

Panoramic post-modern Folk songs from seasoned Irish songwriter

       Kevin Doherty first found fame…

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Added by Alan Harrison on May 30, 2013 at 18:42 — No Comments

Stacie Collins and the Al-Mighty Band - Shinin' LIVE!

 

Stacie Collins and the Al-Mighty Band        

Shinin’ Live

Blue Rose/CD Baby/Amazon

****

Alan Harrison

     This just may be the oddest album that I’ve ever had to review; as I’ve technically already…

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Added by Alan Harrison on May 22, 2013 at 19:02 — No Comments

Music Is Love (A musical tribute to CSN&Y)

Music Is Love (a tribute to CSN&Y)     

Route61/Hemifran

****

Alan Harrison

For what it’s worth; long may they run.

     Crosby, Still, Nash and Young have been a part of my musical life since my early teenage years…

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Added by Alan Harrison on May 16, 2013 at 14:35 — No Comments

Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra - MONEY ISN’T EVERYTHING

Rob Heron and the Tea Pad Orchestra                   

MONEY ISN’T EVERYTHING

Electronically Recorded Phonograph Records ERPR001

****

AH

Dance to yer Daddy with a Ragtime Beat

              If I hadn’t been a reviewer and this…

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Added by Alan Harrison on May 12, 2013 at 9:50 — No Comments

Semi-Twang - The Why and What For

Semi-Twang                      

The Why and What For

Self-release/CD Baby

****

Alan Harrison

The spirit of Texicana Country music lives on

                  I was approached by Semi-Twang via another website to have…

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Added by Alan Harrison on May 12, 2013 at 9:41 — No Comments

Bill Kirchen - Seeds and Stems

Bill Kirchen                                   

Seeds and Stems

Proper Records PRPCD112

*****

AH

The Commander finally finds his Planet and it’s Planet Cool

     I’m too young to remember Bill Kirchen’s first…

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Added by Alan Harrison on May 12, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Woody Pines - Rabbits Motel

Woody Pines                       

Rabbits Motel

Self-Release/Bandcamp

****

Alan Harrison

Wandering Minstrel brings together all the strands of Roots music on one magical album

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Added by Alan Harrison on May 8, 2013 at 10:07 — No Comments

Handsome Family - Wilderness

The Handsome Family                 

Wilderness

Loose Records

****

AH

Brett and Rennie Sparks release a new album and suddenly the World is a better place

I’m the first to acknowledge that The Handsome Family are an acquired taste and no matter what I say about this album the…

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Added by Alan Harrison on April 1, 2013 at 17:10 — No Comments

Old Man Luedecke - Tender is the Night

Old Man Luedecke               

Tender is the Night

True North Records TND569

***

Alan Harrison

Young Canadian breathes fresh air into traditional Country and Bluegrass

    This is Chris Luedecke’s 6th album since 2003 and it’s easy…

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Added by Alan Harrison on March 31, 2013 at 17:59 — No Comments

Larkin Poe and Thom Hell - The Sound of the Ocean Sound

Larkin Poe & Thom Hell                           

The Sound of the Ocean Sound

EDVINS RECORDS Edvin0012

*****

AH

Lovell Sisters go to Hell and come back with their finest record to date.

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Added by Alan Harrison on March 31, 2013 at 17:54 — No Comments

Joyce the Librarian - They May Put Land Between Us

Joyce the Librarian                                      

They May Put Land Between Us

Folkwit Records

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ALAN HARRISON



Go past the Nu-Folk section and turn right at Lo-Fi

Well; let’s get this out of the way first;…

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Added by Alan Harrison on March 26, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

Barney Bentall - Flesh & Bone

Barney Bentall             

Flesh & Bone

True North Records TND572

*****

Alan Harrison

Another Canadian storyteller shows us how it should be done

             I have a couple of musician friends who travel to…

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Added by Alan Harrison on March 26, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

Rita Hosking - Little Boat

Rita Hosking                       

Little Boat

Self-released/CD Baby

****

Alan Harrison

Authentic American folk-music to stir the soul

I first saw Rita Hosking a few years ago when she had the lunchtime slot…

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Added by Alan Harrison on March 26, 2013 at 18:00 — No Comments

Jonny Fritz            Dad Country Loose Music **** AH Traditional Country just got contemporary and a little bit dark      I’d not heard of Jonny Fritz nor his previous nom de plume Jonny Corndawg…

Jonny Fritz           

Dad Country

Loose Music

****

AH

Traditional Country just got contemporary and a little bit dark

     I’d not heard of Jonny Fritz nor his previous nom de plume Jonny Corndawg when I received…

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Added by Alan Harrison on March 1, 2013 at 19:19 — No Comments

The Rockingbirds - The Return of the Rockingbirds

The Rockingbirds                          



The Return of the Rockingbirds

Loose…

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Added by Alan Harrison on February 25, 2013 at 20:22 — No Comments

Kontiki Suite, James Allan & Co. + Meghann Clancy at the Head of Steam Newcastle

Kontiki Suite and Guests                                     

The Head of Steam, Newcastle, England

22 Feb 2013

       If you are reading this review I can only presume we are like minded folk and really, really love music and…

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Added by Alan Harrison on February 24, 2013 at 14:57 — No Comments

Tom Gillam - Good For You

Tom Gillam                   

Good For You

BLUE ROSE RECORDS BLU DP0588

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AH

Classic Country-Rock makes a comeback and the world is a better place for it

     Sometimes I can become a bit of a music-snob; only ‘enjoying’ albums from…

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Added by Alan Harrison on February 16, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

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December 2018
1
Malford Milligan
75 pts.
Life Will Humble You
Royal Family Records
JF,FB
2
JD McPherson
61 pts.
Socks
New West Records
CVL,DHO,MVP,MB
3
Rosanne Cash
50 pts.
She Remembers Everything
Blue Note Records
WR,BP,JSM,HB
4
Ad Vanderveen
45 pts.
I Was Hank William
Blue Rose Records
TK,LM,BM,JB
5
John Hiatt
44 pts.
The Eclipse Sessions
New West
FC
6
The Yearlings
41 pts.
Skywriting
Lonely Sounds Records
EZ
7
Tip Jar
40 pts.
Onward
Independent
FS
8
Nathan Bell
39 pts.
Loves Bones & Stars
Angry Stick Recording Co.
RB,SZ,PG
9
The Brother Brothers
38 pts.
Some People I Know
Compass Records
BK
10
Richard Dobson
30 pts.
I Hear Singing
Brambus Records
JS,NC
11
Steve Forbert
29 pts.
The Magic Tree
Blue Rose Music
PR
12
J.P. Harris
28 pts.
Sometimes Dogs Bark At Nothing
Free Dirt Records
TJ
13
The Bottle Rockets
24 pts.
Bit Logic
Bloodshot Records
GS,PKO
14
Rodney Crowell
23 pts.
Christmas Everywhere
New West
 
15
Christian Kjellvander
22 pts.
Wild Hxmans
Tapete
 
16
Erin Costelo
21 pts.
Sweet Marie
Compass Records
PJ
17
Colter Wall
20 pts.
Songs of the Plains
Young Mary's Record
 
18
The Hillbenders
19 pts.
The Hillbenders
Compass Records
FH
19
Eric Bibb
18 pts.
Global Griot
Stony Plain
 
 
Karine Polwart
18 pts.
Laws of Motion
Hudson Records
HH,KG
21
Carson McHone
17 pts.
Carousel
Nine Mile Records
 
 
Malcolm Holcombe
17 pts.
Come Hell Or High Water
Gypsy Eyes Music
MF
23
Ben Bedford
16 pts.
The Hermit's Spyglass
Cavalier Recordings
SP
 
Craig Moreau
16 pts.
A Different Kind Of Train
Independent
MP
 
David Olney
16 pts.
This Side Or The Other
Black Hen Music

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