Trouble in the Fields:
An Artists Tribute
There is a group of singer-songwriters and troubadours that we enjoy, whose lives and work is intertwined. Artists like Nanci Griffith, Tom Russell, Dave Alvin, Ian Tyson, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Iris Dement, Dave van Ronk, Jerry Jeff Walker, Eliza Gilkyson, John Stewart (of course!) and many more. We carry their work either as individual artists or for their contributions to someone else's work. A prime example of this is the CD featured above.
In November, a tribute album to Nanci Griffith was released, with various artists performing Nanci's songs in their own style. In addition to some of those mentioned above, we were excited to see John Stewart included, singing "Last Of The True Believers." This is rare indeed, since John rarely performed anyone else's work after leaving The Kingston Trio.
Tom Russell is included, of course, since he and Nanci have worked together on many occasions and wrote the hit song "Outbound Plane" together, which Suzy Bogguss made popular and does here on Wounded Heart of America. Tom is on the tribute album singing "If I Were a Child" and Nanci is on his CDs singing "Canadian Whiskey" with Ian Tyson and a duet with Tom on "St. Olav's Gate."
This CD features 14 Nanci Griffith compositions performed by an eclectic array of artists. From 60's folk revivalists, John Stewart and Carolyn Hester, to contemporary folk rockers, Tom Russell, Jerry Jeff Walker, The Kennedys and more. Every song is imbued with the individual style and personality of each artist.
Listen to the Radio -Sara Hickman • Trouble in the Fields- Caroline Doctorow • I'm Not Driving These Wheels-The Kennedys • If I Were A Child -Tom Russell • I Wish it Would Rain -Last Train Home With Alice Despard • The Flyer- Amy Rigby • Talk To Me While I'm Listening- Jerry Jeff Walker • Gulf Coast Highway- Tracy Grammer and Jim Henry • It's A Hard Life Wherever You Go- Edwina Hayes • Last Of The True Believers- John Stewart • Anyone Can Be Somebody's Fool- Julie Gold • Lookin' For The Time- Red Molly • I Don't Wanna Talk About Love - Carolyn Hester • Love At The Five And Dime- Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart
Nanci has always tackled political and social topics in her songs, and her activism includes an affiliation with Mines Advisory Group (MAG), which is an international not-for-profit, non-governmental organization that assists people affected by landmines and unexploded ordnance. Profits generated by sales of this CD will benefit that charity.
CD. . . NGR3630D. . .$18.95
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The Chad Mitchell Trio, |
the Brandywine Singers, the Limeliters and Tom Paxton
On Saturday, February 16, 2013 in Surprise (Greater Phoenix area), Arizona and Sunday, February 17, 2013 in Cerritos (Greater Los Angeles area), California these four great folk era acts are performing together. If you're anywhere near either location, these are shows you won't want to miss. We're planning to be there - Allan at both shows and Kerry & Kathy at the Surprise show – and are hoping to see many of you whom we regard as friends, even though we may know you only from phone conversations or correspondence. And, although no one is using the "R" word (retirement), since it has now been more than 50 years since these acts began performing, we're only too aware that this may be our last opportunity to see them, and we don't want to miss it. Additional information, including how to get tickets for both shows, is available online at
Peter, Paul & Mary
Live In Japan, 1967
Here is a new 2-CD set of a concert the group did in Japan in 1967. The original LP was never released in the U.S., and has never been on CD. This release is the original album plus additional songs that weren't on the 1967 LP. The first disc is the original album, with the second containing the rest of the concert.2-CDs. . . PPM9277D. . .$20.95
Disc One: Sometime Lovin' • No Other Name • Another Side Of This Life • The Good Times We Had • Paultalk • Puff, The Magic Dragon • Sergei's Blues • For Baby (For Bobby) • If I Had My Way • Don't Think Twice, It's Alright • If I Had A Hammer • This Land Is Your Land
Disc Two: When The Ship Comes In • 500 Miles • Lemon Tree • Shule Aru • Hurry Sundown • Well, Well, Well • San Francisco Bay Blues • It's Raining • When I Die • Where Have All The Flowers Gone • Blowin' In The Wind • The Times They Are A' Changin'
Glenn Yarbrough DVD
One of a Kind!
Live at the Ambassador Auditorium
May 16, 1993
With Glenn having retired from performing and there being no
known concert performance having been filmed, we had despaired of ever having a Glenn Yarbrough DVD. Then we came upon a VHS tape of this performance and are
delighted to have been able to transfer it to DVD. Any deficiencies as a result of this now ancient filming technology are more than overcome by the fine quality of the performance itself. This is indeed the Glenn Yarbrough that we came to know and love. 13 songs in all!
- Music Speaks Louder Than Words
- The Living Legend
- Close to You
- The Honeywind Blows
- The Mermaid
- Grandma's Letter
- 1927 Kansas City
- The Love of an Old-Fashioned Girl
- Frankie & Johnny
- Here in My Arms (Mary Ekler Solo)
- Warm (Duet w/Mary Ekler)
- Baby the Rain Must Fall 1
- I Didn't See the Time Go By
DVD. . . GYA1993K. . .$20