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Americana artist Charlie Roth is a professional entertainer and singer songwriter with five solo CDs to his credit and countless gigs under his belt. He has recorded with the likes of Sam Bush, Michael Bland, Bruce McCabe, and many others. His latest CD, "Broken Ground" has garnered him much praise among his contemporaries and air play across the USA Canada and now Europe with a No 6 spot in Novembers Euro Americana Chart as voted for by the freeform broadcasters.
A prolific songwriter in his own right, Charlie has also been a great interpreter of other writer's’ work, while putting his unique stamp on everything he sings and plays. He was highly influenced as a young man by the great wordsmiths and the storytellers of the day. You can hear in his original works shades of fellow Minnesotan Bob Dylan, as well as John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Leon Redbone, David Bromberg, Jesse Winchester, Greg Brown, Jerry Jeff Walker, and Waylon Jennings, to name a few. Today Charlie has found his own voice. He continues to grow as an artist, finding inspiration, constantly working at his craft, and influencing and being influenced by his contemporaries, here he is in relaxed company with me Rob Ellen, and the Highland audience at Strathpeffer Coffee Shop Sessions,and Ullapool on The Loch Broom FM Medicine Show.
Charlie here filmed in concert at the Coffee Shop Sessions Strathpeffer October 24 2010 on his first UK tour.
Charlie Roth on The Loch Broom FM Medicine Show talking about his home in Minnesota his spiritual home of Texas and his new found home in the Highlands , sings "The Uley Mill Song" and tells how he sang that In the actual Church mention in the song on this tour.
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This site is the sister site to The House Concert Hub community and has been inherited in the main by kind donation of Shaun Belcher and Trailer Star.
It is the sum total of over ten years of tending a tender love of music by Shaun, a life time with Trailer Star and five or so years of an association with Rob Ellen from Medicine Music.
The House Concert Hub community will use it for the purpose of providing a online, all singing all dancing, review and preview area for the music of the community, and the music community at large. Have a look around tell your friends use the share button, tell the world.
We need reviewers, the idea is we have a correspondents in every area of the musical global village, it will be edited and co-ordinated by Rob Ellen of Medicine Music publicist promoter and presenter, if you wish to subscribe as a correspondent, join up here and drop Rob a line, he will send you cd's and send you to shows, display and publicise your content.
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HAYES CARLL / What It Is / Dualtone *MM, *SZ
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DANNY SCHMIDT / Standard Deviation / Live Once Records *JJ, *HdB,
*TK, *AN, *GS, *MF, *SP
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PHIL LEE / The Horse He Rode In On / Palookaville Records *MP,
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MERCY JOHN / Let It Go Easy / Butler *LK, *JD
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THE DELINES/ Imperial / El Cortez *FSch
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VICKY EMERSON / Steady Heart / Independent
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RYAN BINGHAM / American Love Song / Thirty Tigers *HB
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SUZANNE JARVIE / In The Clear / Wolfe Island *CRS
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KALYN FAY / Good Company / Horton *JV, *JBo
MANDOLIN ORANGE / Tides of a Teardrop / Yep Roc Records
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VARIOUS / Songs of Our Native Daughters / Smithsonian Folkways
*FCe, *PJ, *PK
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TINY LEGS TIM / Elsewhere Bound / Independent *FB
J.S. ONDARA / Tales of America / Verve Records *AL, *WV
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MADELEINE ROGER / Cottonwood / Independent *LM
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KIM LENZ / Slowly Speeding / Blue Star *MvP
LILY & MADELEINE / Canterbury Girls / New West *TJ
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LEYLA McCALLA / Capitalist Blues / Jazz Village *DH, *BH
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ETHAN JOHNS with The Black Eyed Dogs, Anamnesis, Three
Crows/Proper *RK, *JB
LONG RYDERS / Psychedelic Country Soul / Cherry Red Records *JS
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LULA WILES / What Will We Do / Smithsonian Folkways
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YOUNG VALLEY / Young Valley / Dial Back Sound *DHo, *CvL
KERRI POWERS / Starseeds / Continental
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THE CACTUS BLOSSOMS / Easy Way / Walkie Talkie *KG
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DALE WATSON / Call Me Lucky / Red House *PR
MICHAEL McDERMOTT / Orphans / Pauper Sky *JDoel *