I see that the Zunior.com music site is having a boxing-day sale, including a number of albums that have been featured here on ND. It's only $4.44 for very good-quality (usually 320kbps) rips, $2 additional for full CD quality. Paypal accepted.
Includes Canadian artists like Rose Cousins, Amelia Curran, Ruth Minnikin, Kelly Joe Phelps, Jenn Grant, Whitehorse, Old Man Luedecke, Jim Bryson, Danny Michel, etc.
A great chance to stock up on fine artists at a real discount, and…Continue
Posted on December 26, 2012 at 3:00pm
Well, it's that time of year; time to hear the repetitive sound of Christmas song schlock everywhere we go. So let's have something of a corrective to that joy-destroying experience.
What are your favorite worthy Christmas recordings, ones that you, the sophisticated rootsy populace, actually like to hear and to play during the holiday season?
I'll start with a few of mine, some new to me, others going back years.
First, and first only because it's old (and good,…Continue
Posted on December 6, 2012 at 7:45pm — 1 Comment
I've been a fan of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings for many years, and look forward to the new releases with eager anticipation. I'd heard a duets…Continue
Posted on August 3, 2011 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments
Kate & Anna McGarrigle are the iconic Canadian folk duo at the center (with many others) of the seventies folk revival. Accomplished songwriters and wonderful performers, they were contemporary with (and influenced) the early careers of stars like Emmylou Harris, Maria Muldaur and Linda Ronstadt. All performed their songs and used their harmonies; Linda Ronstadt had a huge hit with Anna's "Heart Like a Wheel". But no one did the McGarrigle's songs like the… Continue
Posted on July 17, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments