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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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SERIOUS SAM BARRETT —SOMETIMES YOU’VE GOT TO LOSE (Ya Dig? Records)

 

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Leeds’ good ole blues boy Serious Sam Barrett; back from touring America with the Pine Hill Haints armed with his trusty acoustic guitar and banjo, and of course voice and a bunch of self-penned songs with Robert Frost on accordion for “Me And You Tonight” and “New Bird, Needle And The Dustbowl (The Ballad Of)” delivers one excellent record. 

 

The music is plain, simple and pure as it comes as Barrett serves up a sampling of his work, the uncomplicated style adds to the authenticity of his work as he follows in the footsteps of folk troubadour Woody Guthrie, old blues masters from the American south and rural folk country acts of the Appalachia. Barrett’s well-oiled finger picking on 12-string guitar lends a wonderful warm feel as he rambles along music’s highway, and though it is a few thousand miles from Leeds to America’s southern region he transports the listener there in a heartbeat.

 

It isn’t till the fourth track Barrett exchanges guitar for banjo, but the wait is worthwhile as he takes a trip into the hills for “From The Shoals To Montana”. Chugging along mid-paced Barrett tells a rather intense story of how he won’t be coming home back to his girl, and for another of reflective feel “The Last Thing” bounces along without a hitch. Some of the music could, by those unfamiliar with the art be on occasions sound a little repetitive but it detracts non from the authenticity or beauty of his roots born creations. For one I wouldn't want his music to sound any other way. Such the welcoming feel performed from first note till last. 

 

With such delights as “Me And You Tonight” as the sound is one from closer home, and with “New Bird, Needle And The Dustbowl (The Ballad of)” to round off the record Barrett leaves a pleasant taste with the listener, one so good you’ll feel a need to catch his live show.

 

                                                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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