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Maurice Hope's Blog – May 2017 Archive (18)

DAPHNE’S FLIGHT —KNOWS TIME, KNOWS CHANGE (Fledg’Ling Records)

http://www.daphnesflight.com 

http://www.fledglingrecords.co.uk

Made up of top UK female folk, jazz and blues recording acts Christine Collister, Melanie…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 29, 2017 at 7:30 — No Comments

JON STICKLEY TRIO —MAYBE BELIEVE (Self-released)

www.jonstickley.com

 

 

Maybe Believe is the third full-length recording by the Jon Stickley Trio. Like before, the music is hugely innovative as Jon Stickley (flat-pick guitar) and fellow instrumental wizards, Lyndsay Pruett (violin) and…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 29, 2017 at 7:08 — No Comments

DICKEY LEE —NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE — ASHES OF LOVE (Hux Records)

 

www.huxrecords.com

 

I wasn’t too sure what to expect from this collection. For some reason I hadn’t heard in depth, the early country releases from Dickey Lee other than a little later in his career. It was at the time of his…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 29, 2017 at 6:51 — No Comments

SLAID CLEAVES —GHOST ON THE CAR RADIO (Candy House Media)

 

www.slaidcleaves.com

 

Maine, New England-raised and now living in Austin, Texas singer-songwriter recording act Slaid Cleaves keeps his music and songs simple. His music has changed little over the years. Nothing fancy, just…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 24, 2017 at 18:15 — No Comments

REVEREND PEYTON’S BIG DAMN BAND —FRONT PORCH SESSIONS (Thirst Tigers)

 

One of the most noticeable aspects of Rev Peyton and his Big Damn Band’s music is the high intensity as the band and the Reverend lay down a selection of big-bodied, raw country blues. Powered by restless slide guitar the listener is drenched in honest as the day is long country…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 24, 2017 at 17:54 — No Comments

JERRY LEE LEWIS –TOGETHER * LIVE AT THE INTERNATIONAL, LAS VEGAS * IN LOVING MEMORIES – THE JERRY LEE GOSPEL ALBUM * KEEPS ROCKIN’ (BGO Records) 2 CDs

 

www.bgo-records.com

 

Four LPs on two cds make great value, especially when you take it into account you not only have the ‘killer’ Jerry Lee Lewis but also his sister, Linda Gail Lewis. Linda when asked, performed good ol’ southern country soul (and gospel) and the sass to go with it! Such is the chemistry between the 

siblings I am prompted to question why didn’t they do more together. Or why…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 23, 2017 at 7:12 — No Comments

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE —KIDS IN THE STREET (New West)

 

www.newwestrecords.com

 

www.justintownesearle.com

 

Produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, First Aid Kit) at his ARC Studios in Omaha, it the first time Earle has…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 19, 2017 at 17:35 — No Comments

ONE FOUR SIX ONE —WHERE THE FIRES ARE (Self-released) 4-Track EP

 

Leeds based 5-piece One Four Six One are a hugely talented set of aspiring musicians, and who have already stacked up an interesting history. The boys have not only ventured to the other side of the pond to perform live but record. Not bad for a fledgling act.  

 

Musically, they hit the…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 19, 2017 at 17:33 — No Comments

MALCOLM HOLCOMBE —PRETTY LITTLE TROUBLES (Gypsy Eyes Music)

 

www.malcolmholcombe.com

 

 

North Carolina born, and raised singer-songwriter Malcolm Holcombe has been making wonderful albums since the mid-1990s, and one or two more before that. 

Produced by fellow singer-songwriter…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 11, 2017 at 7:30 — No Comments

WESTERN CENTURIES —WEIGHT OF THE WORLD (Free Dirt Records)

 

www.westerncenturies.com

 

www.freedirtrecords.com

 

Many of you will already be familiar with the music of Cahalen Morrison through his partnership with Eli…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 11, 2017 at 7:16 — No Comments

DONALD BYRON WHEATLEY —MOONDOGS AND MAD DOGS (Maiden Voyage)

 

www.maidenvoyage.net

Immediately I placed this cd on my player I was energised by Donald Byron Wheatley’s music. Fuelled by a rock solid rhythm section, piano, swirling organ, lead guitar and pedal steel guitar (BJ Cole), there is a buzz throughout. On…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 10, 2017 at 7:08 — No Comments

DAVID STARR —THE HEAD AND HEART (Self-released) EP UK Tour dates this month

http://www.davidstarrmusic.com

 

Cedaredge, Colorado based singer-songwriter David Starr is most articulate and meticulous in the way he fashions his songs, five of the six songs on this EP are his own work.  

Starr…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 9, 2017 at 6:30 — No Comments

WILLIE NELSON —GOD’S PROBLEM CHILD (Legacy Recordings, Sony Entertainment)

http://www.legacyrecordings.com

http://www.williwnelson.com

What can I say about Texas’ legend, singer-songwriter Willie Nelson that’s not be said, other…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 7, 2017 at 14:39 — No Comments

JIM REEVES —YOURS SINCERLEY, JIM REEVES / BLUE SIDE OF LONESOME / A TOUCH OF SADNESS / JIM REEVES ON STAGE (BGO Records) 2 CDs

   

www.bgo-records.com

 

Jim Reeves’ part in the development of country music isn’t always appreciated like it might. His smooth singing voice was something to behold, and though I admittedly, I am a far greater fan of…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 7, 2017 at 7:26 — No Comments

NICOLETTE LARSON —NICOLETTE * IN THE NICK OF TIME * RADIOLAND (BGO Records) 2CDs

 



 



www.bgo-records.com

 

Nicolette Larson was one of the finest vocalists of her day.  The three albums that make up this release come from 1978, 1979 and 1980, and with her perfect tones well suited for pop, soft rock radio Larson was a most popular lady. For not only did she make accomplished albums, but she was also a top-line backing vocalist. Used by everyone from Hot Axton to Neil…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 4, 2017 at 8:30 — No Comments

SAM OUTLAW —TENDERHEART (Six Shooter Records – Thirty Tigers)

 

www.samoutlaw.com

 

Sam Outlaw is one of the exciting new names on the Americana county scene, a young man who is not only helping bring in a new younger audience but also gaining acceptance from those into traditional country music. He is a…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 4, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

TED RUSSELL KAMP —FLYING SOLO (Pomo Records)

http://www.tedrussellkamp.com

 

LA-based, singer-songwriter, bassist and recording act, Ted Russell Kamp, plus producer, sideman and session musician covers a good many areas on Flying Solo, and might I add with…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 1, 2017 at 16:10 — No Comments

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January 2018Month
Last
Month
Points Artist / Album Title / Label / * Album of the Month of… (reporter)
1 63
HAYES CARLL / What It Is / Dualtone *RK, *JB,*HB,
2 61
PHIL LEE / The Horse He Rode In On / Palookaville Records *BH, *PvG,
*FB, *PK
3 60
THE DELINES/ Imperial / El Cortez *PK, *FCe, *LK
4 51
VICKY EMERSON / Steady Heart / Independent *MW, *ML
5 42
LULA WILES / What Will We Do / Smithsonian Folkways *MM, *MF
6 34
SUZANNE JARVIE / In The Clear / Wolfe Island *BP
7 29
JESSE DAYTON / On Fire In Nashville / Blue Elan *SZ
8 27
KIERAN GOSS & ANNIE KINSELLA / Oh, The Starlings / Independent
27
CARSON McHONE / Carousel / Loose Music
27
TINY LEGS TIM / Elsewhere Bound / Independent *TV, *FC,
11 26
MANDOLIN ORANGE / Tides of a Teardrop / Yep Roc *BM
12 22
LEYLA McCALLA / Capitalist Blues / Jazz Village *DH
13 21
ROB HERON & THE TEA PAD ORCHESTRA / Soul Of My City *HBr
14 21
SIX MILE GROVE / Million Birds / Independent
15 19
BOB SUMNER / Wasted love songs /Self-released *MG
19
STEVE GUNN / The Unseen in Between / Matador
19
ROBERT ELLIS / Texas Piano Man / New West *CVL, *DHo
18 19
JOSHUA RAY WALKER / Wish you were here / State Fair *MA
19 18
CAM PENNER / At War With Reason / Self-released *LM
20 15
CHARLEY CROCKETT / Lil G.L.'S Blue / Bonanza
21 14
JARED DECK / Bully Pulpit / Self-released *AN, *AL
14
MICHAEL CHAPMAN / True North / Paradise of Bachelors
23 13
INA FORSMAN / Been Meaning To Tell You / RUF *EZ
24 12
KAYLAN FAY / Good Company / Horton
12
RICHARD DOBSON / I Hear Singing / Brambus *JJC
ALBUMS OF THE MONTH (NOT IN TOP 25)
DILLON CARMICHAEL / Hell On An Angel / Riser House *PHe
SELECT CAPTAIN / Off To Save The World / Soundchest *JJ
BRANDON ISAAK / Rise N Shine / Independent *RW
EINAR FLA / Silent String / Grappa *MB
CHAMPAGNE CHARLIE / Sixpack / Self-released *PJ
JAMIE LEE WILSON / Jumping Over Rocks / Self-released *HdB
DALE WATSON / Call Me Lucky / Red House *RH
JEFF TWEEDY / Warm / DBPM *JS
WEST OF EDEN / Flat Earth Society / West Of Music *PH
JODYMOON / A Love Brand New / Self-Released *JF
ANDREW COMBS / Worried Man (Deluxe Edition) / Loose Music *GF
HALDEN WOFFORD & THE HI BEANS / Hard Core Broken Heart /
Independent *MP
JONATHAN BYRD / Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys/ *JH
BILL SHANLEY / Midnight Mission / Cauldron Music *NC
MICKEY GALYEAN & CULLEN’s BRIDGE / Songs From The Blue Ridge /
Rebel *HD
JOE JACKSON / Fool / EarMusic *KG
WESTERN YOUTH / WESTERN YOUTH / Independent *BK
TIP JAR / Onward / Independent *FS
KC GROVES / Happy Little Trees / Self-released *JH
TIMBER / The Family / Cornelius Chapel *

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