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)
For the video of this song youtu.be/i2RSmHIeiZQ
Here are some of the artists we are helping "Look for Europe"
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Gothic blues…, hmm. Don’t be put off by the title and picture displayed on the rear of the cd depicting Ledfoot (aka Tim Scott McConnell) because the music isn’t at all way out. Only he goes…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 29, 2012 at 7:00 — No Comments
Scottish traditional act, Breabach after going through some personnel changes last year have in, Bann that in Gaelic means band or bind an album that combines a number of different angles. For not only do we have a collection of jigs, reels and Strathspeys but tunes gathered from Norway by way of the lively dance tune ‘Mogaisean’ and…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 27, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments
Surprise package The Dirty Beggars aren’t from yonder side of the Atlantic but this. Who would have guessed such the quality of the songs ‘Nashville Wave Goodbye’, bluegrass romp ‘Too Tired (To Work That Farm Today)’ and…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 26, 2012 at 18:30 — No Comments
Now here is an interesting project! Though it does have a little experimental fare the innovative flair such is the slick pickin’ you can’t help but be driven by the work of Skip. The one-time member of The Byrds, 1969-1973 has Roland White, Al Perkins, Chris Ethridge, Byron Berline, Alan Munde, Bob Beeman, Mike Bowden and Herb Pedersen aid his lead vocals and piano. Originally, scheduled for…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 26, 2012 at 8:28 — No Comments
Belfast-born singer-songwriter Bap Kennedy is an artist for whom I have had a soft spot ever since I heard him front roots rock band, Energy Orchard, and then when he went solo it was like manna from heaven to my ears. This was in 1998 when with the help of his friend, Steve Earle he debut with Nashville recorded, Domestic Blues. Featuring…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 25, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments
Here we have a first for me of hearing the work of New York singer-songwriter Pete Sinjin. A man of no little talent his songs are well-written and on or two quite wordy and for that one reason alone comparisons to fellow recording act, Tom Pacheco are…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 22, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments
Produced by himself and the genial producer and guitarist, David Goodrich here is yet another fascinating collection of work from Americana singer-songwriter guitarist Jeffrey Foucault. Though the material is down as a co-effort with Boston, Massachusetts published poet, Lisa…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 22, 2012 at 7:00 — No Comments
Starting off to the sound of Kevin Russell’s Memphis soul, New Orleans style lead vocals, aided by accordion, mandolin and driving rhythm the album hits a major strike, immediately. So strong is the opening track ‘I Want It So Bad’, and that statement alone could be attributed to just how good they wanted this album to turn out.…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 19, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments
Society are a three-piece country rock band from West Sussex. Who, through their magical close harmonies and finely penned songs manage to turn the clock to the days of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 19, 2012 at 9:00 — No Comments
Taken from the archives of the late, Jim Dickinson we have this 20-tracks compilation. A one thst covers a considerable amount of ground, between Dino Valenti's ‘Get Together’ opener on through to Hamilton Camp’s version of Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ and a lot more in between. among the average there is a host…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 18, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments
Boy, oh boy isn’t this something as you have great pickin’ by a bunch of acts soon to become true legends in their given field at their creative peak. For not only do you have Doug Dillard’s amazing banjo playing but Bernie Leadon (Eagles), Gene Clark (Byrds) plus the amazing wizardry of John Hartford (fiddle), Byron Berline…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 17, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments
North Carolina-based act, the Carolina Chocolate Drops have since their last record had a change of personnel. In that founder member Justin Robinson has left for pasture new and in his place comes multi-instrumentalist, Hubby Jenkins. A…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 15, 2012 at 18:30 — No Comments
Now this is an interesting project as you have Colonel JD Wilkes (vocals, banjo, French harp, piano, accordion, kazoo, thunder sheet) from the Legendary Shack Shakers and his wife, Jessica (vocals, tenor…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 13, 2012 at 23:00 — No Comments
From the field of American modern-day acoustic folk Ellis Paul is always an interesting listen. Paul’s music has a similar feel to the likes of Chuck Brodsky and one or two East Coast folk based acts. Ellis’ friendly melodies the subjects and people covered in song are excellent, some border…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 13, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments
The Hillmen was originally released in 1964 on America’s West Coast as a 11 track LP is now available with six additional tracks. It was at a time when a bunch of youthful players were taking up bluegrass and digging into the folk archives too and came up with their own fresh and vibrant fare. It…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 12, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments
In celebration of what would have been Buddy Holly’s 75th birthday, if he had lived, East Nashville singer-songwriter Paul Burch for once shelved his own compositions in favour of paying homage to Lubbock, Texas’ favourite son, Charles Harding Holley otherwise know as Buddy Holly. It was only after a spelling error he decided to drop the ‘e’ and…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 11, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments
It has been quite some time since Nanci Griffith has made an album as strong and consistent as Intersection. That is the good news; bad news is how it came about. For Griffith speaks of ‘I’ve had a hard life, and write it down’ on the title-track, and how the…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 11, 2012 at 16:30 — No Comments
When it comes to serving up what the public craves, Raul Malo of the Mavericks knows it better than most. His wonderful, hugely distinctive baritone voice is able at a heartbeat, to stop you in your tracks. His ability to transform a song and shape it to suit himself has long made him a favourite of the connoisseur of song. Aided by his Cuban linage and…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 7, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments
Here we have the Gospel Tribute to Bill Monroe and what a magical affair it is. As you have Smiley & Reno, Don Reno, The Stanley Brothers, Ralph Stanley, Del McCoury, The Country Gentlemen, The Lilly Brothers and The Seldom Scene among others all under the one roof perform songs either written by Monroe or popularised by him.
Bluegrass gospel music has long held…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 5, 2012 at 15:03 — No Comments
With Body And Soul is one of two tribute releases put out by Rebel records last year to mark the 100th anniversary of Bill Monroe’s birth, this 17-track collection is culled from the label’s back catalogue. Some tracks go back as far as 1973 as in when the late, tenor vocalist John Duffy leads the Washington DC ensemble The Seldom Scene…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on February 5, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments