Tag: Bluegrass

Peter & Carol Dawson – “Fiddlin’ for Folk”

Peter & Carol Dawson – “Fiddlin’ for Folk”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “The music of the well known Peter & Carol is presented on this album in traditional old-tyme style. A blend of ancient Scottish, Irish, and self-composed make this album one of the best of it’s kind. Folk festivals, nite-clubs, tours, and concerts keep these two busy when they are not... Read More »

Graham & Eleanor Townsend – “North America’s Only Championship Fiddle Team”

Graham & Eleanor Townsend – “North America’s Only Championship Fiddle Team”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I got this album because it was signed on the back and I had little to no idea what to expect when playing it.  “Clear the Track” opens the album, and well, it’s fiddling… and that’s about it! The track is pretty good, a bit repetitive,... Read More »

The Bobby Lalonde Band – “Forty Shades of Blue”

The Bobby Lalonde Band – “Forty Shades of Blue”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So Bobby Lalonde is the most local anyone can get to me, and by that I mean when I bought two of his records he was literally a 15 minute drive from where I lived. Now, there is one thing about this record, due to edge warp... Read More »

Showdown – “Welcome to the Rodeo”

Showdown – “Welcome to the Rodeo”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “WELL IT’S 40 BELOW  AND I DON’T GIVE A beep  GOTTA HEATER IN MY TRUCK  AND WE’RE OFF TO THE RODEO” Personal Review:  I decided since I liked Showdown’s other record, I might as well follow up with their 1980 album, “Welcome to the Rodeo” – this album in particular... Read More »

Stringband – “The Maple Leaf Dog”

Stringband – “The Maple Leaf Dog”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  This album was one of those random record store purchases because of a dog on the cover. I tend to do that lots.  The album opens with the track “Newfoundlanders” and well, it’s a song about people from Newfoundland, and well, it’s like they’re super proud to... Read More »

Garry Lee and Showdown – “Wanted! Garry Lee and Showdown: Loaded Loose and Rowdy”

Garry Lee and Showdown – “Wanted! Garry Lee and Showdown: Loaded Loose and Rowdy”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, this one is quite the interesting one, mainly because I know a guy who played in the band – who unfortunately is not on the album. So, here we go!  The album opens with the song “Hot Dog Saturday Night” and it’s definitely an interesting song,... Read More »

John Sebastian – “Cheapo-Cheapo Productions Presents Real Live John Sebastian”

John Sebastian – “Cheapo-Cheapo Productions Presents Real Live John Sebastian”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Dear Liner Notes,  This past year has been on the road for me and Catherine. We’ve travelled from festivals to municipals auditoriums to college gyms, back and forth across the country.  Some of the best shows happened en route in our GMC truck, or at rest stops in Fred Neil’s... Read More »

Mumford & Sons – “Babel”

Mumford & Sons – “Babel”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: No Liner Notes. Personal Review:  I’m not too big on current music, a lot of people know this. Like, just look at my collection! But awhile ago, a friend bought me this album as she thought I’d really enjoy. So, here we go.  So, the album opens with the track... Read More »