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New & Upcoming CD Releases

Here's what has been released recently and what's coming 'round the bend...

February Releases

January Releases

May 29th  
   
RICHARD THOMPSON Sweet Warrior (Shout! Factory)
   
May 22nd  
   
   
May 14th  
   
WILCO Sky Blue Sky (Nonesuch)
   
May 7th  
   
   
May 1st  
   
DAM COMBO Distractions (Running Time Music)
ELIZABETH COOK Balls (self released?) (produced by Rodney Crowell)
ROBBIE FULKS
Revenge! (Yep Roc) (live CD)
RACHEL HARRINGTON The Bootlegger's Daughter (Skinny Dennis)
   

April 24th  
   
JOHN PRINE & MAC WISEMAN Standard Songs for Average People (Oh Boy)
MAVIS STAPLES
We'll Never Turn Back (Anti) (produced by Ry Cooder)
Various Artists A Tribute To Joni Mitchell (WEA) (w/ Emmylou Harris, Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, James Taylor, Prince and more)
DALE WATSON From the Cradle to the Grave (Hyena)
   

April 17th  
   
DOLLY VARDEN Panic Bell (Undertow)
PAM TILLIS Rhinestoned (Stellar Cat)
WRINKLE NECK MULES the wicks have met (Lower 40)
   

April 10th  
   
CLIFF EBERHARDT The High Above and the Down Below (Red House)
FREDDIE STEADY'S WILD COUNTRY
Lucky 7 (Steadyboy Records)
HALFWAY
Remember The River (Laughing Outlaw)
LIMBECK
Limbeck (Doghouse)
THE LINEMEN
Through Side One (self released)
SCOTT MILLER
Reconstruction (Sugar Hill)
GURF MORLIX Diamonds to Dust (Blue Corn)
NATHAN
Key Principles (Nettwerk)
ROXANNE POTVIN The Way It Feels (Ruf)
   

April 3rd  
   
JEFF FINLIN
Angels In Disguise (Rykodisc)
CHRIS KNIGHT The Trailer Tapes (Drifter's Church)
ALISON KRAUSS
A Hundred Miles Or More: A Collection (Rounder)
MOTHER HIPS Kiss The Crystal Flake (Megaforce) (Bonus DVD)
BILLY JOE SHAVER Greatest Hits (Compadre)
TODD SNIDER Peace, Love and Anarchy (Rarities, B-sides and Demo's, Vol. 1 (Oh Boy)
GINA VILLALOBOS
Miles Away (Face West Records)
   

 
March 27th
 
JACK INGRAM
This Is It (Big Machine)
DREW KENNEDY
Dollar Theatre Movie (Sustain)
PAT MACDONALD
Troubador Of Stomp (Broken Halo Records)
GRANT-LEE-PHILLIPS
Strangelet (Zoe/Rounder)
JOHN PRINE
Live On Soundstage 1980 (Shout! Factory) (DVD)
WARREN ZEVON
Envoy, Excitable Boy, Stand In The Fire (Rhino)(all 3 are remastered and have bonus tracks)
 

March 20th  
   
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL Reinventing the Wheel (Bismeaux)
BOBBY BARE A Bird Names Yesterday/Talk Me Some Sense (Omni) (reissues)
ANDREW BIRD
Armchair Apocrypha (Fat Possum)
ARTHUR DODGE
The Perfect Face (Remedy Records)
JIMMY DRIFTWOOD
Voice Of The People (Omni)
MARY KARLZEN
The Wanderlust Diaries (Dualtone)
JESSE MALIN
Glitter In The Gutter (Adeline Records)
WILLY MASON
If The Ocean Gets Rough (Astralwerks)
WILLIE NELSON, MERLE HAGGARD, RAY PRICE Last of the Breed (Lost Highway)
PORTER WAGONER
The Rubber Room (Omni)
   

March 13th  
   
ALTERNATE ROUTES
Good & Reckless & True (Vanguard)
ERIC ANDERSEN
So Much On My Mind: Anthology 1969-1980 (Raven)
THE BUCKAROOS
The Best of The Buckaroos (Sundazed)
GENE CLARK
With The Gosdin Brothers (Sundazed)
GUY CLARK
Better Days and South Coast Of Texas (DBK Works) (reissues)
GUY CLARK Americana Masters Series: The Sugar Hill Years (Sugar Hill)
JERRY DOUGLAS Masters Series: The Sugar Hill Years (Sugar Hill)
BLAZE FOLEY Wanted More Dead Then Alive (Deep South Productions) (lost recordings form 15 years ago)
PAULA FRAZER AND TARNATION
Now It's Time (Birdman)
JORMA KAUKONEN
Stars in My Crown (Red House)
LUCY KAPLANSKY Over The Hills (Red House)
JAMES McMURTRY Americana Masters Series: The Sugar Hill Years (Sugar Hill)
P. J. O'CONNELL
Careful (CLANG!)
KELLY PARDEKOOPER Brand New Bag (self released)
GRAHAM PARKER Don't Tell Columbus (Bloodshot)
PINE LEAF BOYS
Blues De Musicien (Arhoolie)
JON RAUHOUSE Steel Guitar Heart Attack (Bloodshot)
UNCLE EARL Waterloo, Tennessee (Rounder)
CHUCK E. WEISS
23rd & Stout (self released)
NEIL YOUNG Live At Massey Hall (Reprise) (solo acoustic from 1971 w/DVD)
   

March 6th  
   
MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER The Calling (Zoe/Rounder)
RY COODER My Name Is Buddy (Nonesuch)
THE GREENCARDS Viridian (Dualtone)
LAST TRAIN HOME Last Good Kiss (Red Beet)
SON VOLT
The Search (Sony/Legacy)
   

Feb. 27th  
   
DAVID BROMBERG Try Me One More Time (Appleseed)
BURRITO DELUXE Disciples Of The Truth (Luna Chica)
DASH RIP ROCK Hee Haw Hell (Alternative Tentacle)
JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE
Yuma (self released EP) (Steve's son)
DONNA HUGHES Gaining Wisdom (Rounder)
ELANA JAMES Elana James (Snarf) (fiddler from Hot Club of Cowtown)
THE NATIONAL LIGHTS The Dead Will Walk, Dear (Bloodshake)
WILLARD GRANT CONSPIRACY Let It Roll (Reincarnate Music)
WINTERPILLS The Light Devides (Signature Sounds)
   

Feb. 20th  
   
THE CIRCUIT RIDERS Let The Ride Begin (Pinecastle)
JACK COOKE Sittin' On Top of the World (Pinecastle) (bassist with Ralph Stanley, produced by Jim Lauderdale)
PETER HIMMELMAN My Green Kite (Rounder)
VIKTOR KRAUSS
II (Back Porch)
VICTOR KRUMMENACHER Cock Crows At Sunrise (MVD Visual)
LITTLE FEAT Rocky Mountain Jam (Hot Tomato Records)
CHARLIE LOUVIN Charlie Louvin (Tomkins Square)
BUCK OWENS The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (Rhino)
THE SILOS
Come On Like The Fast Lane (Bloodshot)
SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS Countrypolitan Favorites (Yep Roc)
JOHN STARLING AND CAROLINA STAR Slidin Home (Rebel)
CHIP TAYLOR This Side Of Big River (Collectors Choice)
TOMMY WOMACK There I Said It! (Cedar Creek/Thirty Tigers)
WYLIE AND THE WILD WEST Bucking Horse Moon (Dualtone)
   

Feb. 13th  
   
ELISABETH AMES & THE COUNTRYPOLITANS Anytime (Ultrapolitan)
BACKYARD TIRE FIRE
Vagabonds & Hooligans (O.L.E. Records)
ISRAEL NASH GRIPKA Prelude (Lasso Productions)
THE INFAMOUS STRINGBUSTERS Fork In The Road (Sugar Hill)
AUDREY AULD MEZERA Lost Men & Angry Girls (Reckless)
PO' GIRL
Home To You (Nettwerk)
MARTHA SCANLAN The West Was Burning (Sugar Hill) (former singer/songwriter from the Reeltime Travelers, produced by Dirk Powell)
STORYHILL Storyhill (Red House)
THE WILDERS Throw Down (Free Dirt)
LUCINDA WILLIAMS West (Lost Highway)
   

Feb. 6th  
 
JAY BOY ADAMS The Show Box (Smith Entertainment)
ASYLUM STREET SPANKERS Mommy Says No (Yellow Dog)
BACKYARD TIRE FIRE Vagabonds & Hooligans (Skybucket Records)
JOE ELY Happy Songs From Rattlesnake Gulch (Rack 'Em)
RUTHIE FOSTER Phenomenal Ruthie Foster (Blue Corn)
PATTY GRIFFIN Children Running Through (ATO)
RICKIE LEE JONES Sermon On Exposition Boulevard (New West)
ELENI MANDELL
Miracle Of Five (Zedtone)
OVER THE RHINE Discount Fireworks (Back Porch)
JESSE SYKES & THE SWEET HEREAFTER like, love, lust & the open halls of the soul (Barsuk)
 

Jan. 30th  
   
NORAH JONES Not Too Late (Blue Note)
BILL KIRCHEN Hammer of the Honky-Tonk Gods (Proper American)
PAT MACDONALD

Troubador Of Stomp (Broken Halo Records)

ROUNDERS Wish I Had You (Blind Pig)
Various Artists ENDLESS HIGHWAY the music of The Band (429) (with Rosanne Cash, Bruce Hornsby, My Morning Jacket, The Roches, Widespread Panic, Lee Ann Womack and others)
CHRIS WEBSTER Something In The Water (Dig)
   

Jan. 23rd  
   
BIRD & THE BEE
Bird & The Bee (Blue Note)
NORMAN & NANCY BLAKE W/ TUT TAYLOR Shacktown Road (Dualtone)
JANN BROWNE Buckin' Around (Plan B) (Buck Owens tribute)
CADILLAC SKY Blind Man Walking (Skaggs Family)
TONY FURTADO Thirteen (Funzalo)
JOE GOLDMARK Seducing The 60's (Lo-Ball) (pedal steel ace covers songs like "Helpless" and "Hickory Wind")
JOHN HAMMOND Push Comes To Shove (Back Porch)
JOHN MELLENCAMP Freedom's Road (Universal Republic)
eD PETTERSEN New Punk Blues of Ed Pettersen (Dig) (Split Rock)
THE RESENTMENTS On My Way To See You (Freedom) (the Austin "supergroup" with Stephen Bruton, Jon Dee Graham, Scrappy Jud Newcomb)
JOSH RITTER Live At The Record Exchange EP (v2)
PETER ROWAN & TONY RICE Quartet (Rounder)
BILLY JOE SHAVER Greatest Hits (Compadre)
TONY TRISCHKA Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular (Rounder)
 

Jan. 16th  
   
THE HOLMES BROTHERS State of Grace (Alligator)
THE HONEYDOGS Amygdala (CC ENT./Copycats)
   

Jan. 9th  
   
FATS KAPLIN
The Fatman a Cometh (self-released)
ERIN McKEOWN Sing You Sinners (Netwerk America)
SLOAN Never Hear The End of It (Yep Roc)
   

Dec. 5th  
   
THE DILLARDS

Live Almost (Collectables Records) (reissue)

HIGH ROLLING LONERS
High Rolling Loners (self-released)
WAYLON JENNINGS Last Train To Lubbock: Early Years (DBK Works)
RAMSAY MIDWOOD
Popular Delusions & The Madness of Cows (Farmwire Music)
   



(Big thanks to Miles Of Music, Ice Magazine, Billboard, and Village Records for upcoming release info)


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