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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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KATE CAMPBELL —LIVE AT THE LIBRARY with Dr. Wayne Flynt (Large River Music)

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Presently, singer-songwriter Kate Campbell is putting out her album, The K.O.A Tapes (w/ Spooner Oldham and Missy Raines), but before we look at it I feel this overlooked recording from two years ago needs to be looked at first. 

Recorded at Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama from the New South Homecoming Weekend, singer-songwriter Kate Campbell’s music is steeped in historic values of the American South as she takes the listener through stories of the landscape, rural and urban, racial differences, oppression and the part played by religion and how progress has brought people an easier life on one side, and on the other undermined certain aspects of community /family life. Not least all too often the heritage of the working people, the people who helped shaped what others were to later to benefit from. Birmingham, Alabama itself gains prime place in Flagg’s Fried Green Tomatoes.. peppered with humour it gains a good few laughs through her revealing words.  

 

To go with Campbell’s handful of songs are by readings from books; Harper Lee To Kill A Mockingbird; Fannie Flagg’s Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Café; Mark Childress’ Crazy In Alabama; Dennis Covington’s Salvation On Sand Mountain and three short excerpts from Flannery O’Conner by Dr. Wayne Flynt.

 

Awash in tales of a troubled history the songs and readings help place light on what those in Alabama and neighbouring states had to endure, and on many occasions helplessly watch. As told in the likes of Campbell’s “Crazy In Alabama”, Covington’s Salvation On Sand Mountain and O’Connor’s poignant writings. Plus of course her descriptive view of the “New South” coupled with “Deep Tang” and a composition she wrote for the big read (To Kill A Mockingbird the book chosen by a Boston radio station), “Sorrowfree” to be included on a CD by a bunch of acts.

                       

            Maurice Hope         

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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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