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Sidestreet Distributing wholesale distributes independent recordings of folk, bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, blues, roots, and related genres. We are committed to providing competitive pricing, and helpful service to make purchasing the genres of music we carry as convenient and effective as possible for you.


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Featured New Releases:


Bishop, Elvin - CAN'T EVEN DO WRONG RIGHT
2014 - Rowdy, romping R&B guitar-slinger/songwriter is back with a mixed set of originals and covers such as Jimmy Reed's "Honest I Do," Fats Domino's "Bo Weevil," Lionel Hampton's "Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop." Guests Mickey Thomas on vocals, Charlie Musselwhite on harmonica, and others. Backed by multi-instrumentalist Bob Welsh, Steve Willis on piano and accordion, Ed Earley on trombone, Ruth Davies on bass, Bobby Cochran on drums.
ALLIG-CD4963 .. CD .. code Q


Winchester, Jesse - A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TROUBLE
2014 - Final studio release from the late singer-songwriter reflects on the primary purpose of life. "All That We Have Is Now," "Never Forget To Boogie," "Devil or Angel," nine more. Release date 09/16/2014
APPSEED-CD1139 .. CD .. code R


Hill, James - THE OLD SILO
2014 - Daring songwriter/ukulele player in a set of Americana, roots-rock/folk. The album also features Hill on violin and drums, with guests drummer/vocalist/producer Joel Plaskett, Anne Jannelle on harmony vocals and cello, Joel Murphy on harmonica, Bill Stevenson on piano. Includes "She still Got It," "Tie One On," "Promenade," "New Moon," "Lovebirds," 11 in all. Release date 09/16/2014
BORL-CD230 .. CD .. code P


Carter & Jonathan Trawick, Aarun - DEEP END SESSIONS - VOLUME 1
2014 - "Just north of Los Angeles, at Deep End Ranch in the middle of a lemon farm, we're gathering a collection of old-time music from some of the finest musicians today in the tradition. We are proud to share the first volume debuting national fiddle champion Aarun Carter and backup guitarist Jonathan Trawick." "Kentucky Waltz," "Dickson Street Breakdown," Texas and Ozark versions of "Walk Along John," 12 in all.
DES-CD01 .. CD .. code O


Shovels & Rope - SWIMMIN' TIME
2014 - Contemporary folk-duo, composed of husband-and-wife songwriting team Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, offer a solid set of Americana songs.
DUALTONE-CD1670 .. CD .. code K


Emmanuel, Tommy - THE GUITAR MASTERY OF TOMMY EMMANUEL
2-CD set. 28 tracks! "Somewhere Over The Rainbow," "Endless Road," "Guitar Boogie," more; two new tracks as a bonus. A great showcase of this talented artist. Release date 09/02/2014
FAVORN-CD2860 .. CD .. code ZZZ


Lonesome Ace Stringband, The - OLD TIME
2014 - A varied selection of Appalachian, old-time fiddle/banjo tunes and songs for all occasions, recorded live in two days without edits or overdubs. Lonesome Ace consists of past members of "Foggy Hogtown Boys": Chris Coole on banjo/vocals, Max Heineman on bass/vocals, John Showman on fiddle/vocals. 12 cuts including "Hold Your Lying Tongue," "Devil on a Stump," "Don't Get Trouble in Mind," more.
LAS-CD001 .. CD .. code P


McCoury, Rob - THE 5-STRING FLAME THROWER
2014 - His first solo album! Guests Bobby Osborne and Del McCoury, as well as Sonny Osborne's final studio session - he came out of retirement for Rob. Pays tribute to his banjo heroes.
MCM-CD0018 .. CD .. code Q


Bluegrass Brothers, The - GENERATIONS
2014 - Brothers Robert and Victor are joined by Victor's two sons, Steven on guitar and Donald on mandolin, along with Chris Hart on dobro. "Ball & Chain," "Too Long," "Memories of My Childhood," 12 in all.
MFR-CD140175 .. CD .. code J


Bloom, Ken - JOURNEY
2014 - Insanely eclectic, Bloomesque variety of tunes on his own bowed dulcimer! with guests Brian Slattery on violin and trombone, Susie Deane on guitar and piano, drummer Charlie Shaw and bassist Marco Brehm. Delta blues, klezmer, Broadway, a Ukrainian waltz, originals and more - 16 in all.
NEW-CD2014 .. CD .. code O


Stanley, Ralph - MY LIFE & LEGACY: THE VERY BEST OF RALPH STANLEY
18 of the most popular cuts from the old-time bluegrass mountain legend. "Oh Death," "Man of Constant Sorrow," "John Henry," "Clinch Mountain Backstep," "Train 45," many more. Release date 09/16/2014
REBEL-CD1131 .. CD .. code L


Sparks, Larry - LONESOME AND THEN SOME: A CLASSIC 50th CELEBRATION
Alison Krauss, Ralph Stanley, Bobby Osborne, others join Sparks in this gala event spotlighting his five-decade run as a bluegrass pioneer. Closing the album is an unissued live recording of Sparks performing with Bill Monroe. Release date 09/16/2014
REBEL-CD1846 .. CD .. code P


Sisk & Rambler's Choice, Junior - TROUBLE FOLLOWS ME
2014 - Vocalist/guitarist Sisk rules the trad-bluegrass world, along with Jason "Sweet Tater" Tomlin on bass/vocals, Johnathan Dillon on mandolin/vocals, Jason Davis on banjo, and Billy Hawks on fiddle. With self-penned tunes and songs from Ronnie Bowman, Milan Miller, Tom T. & Dixie Hall, "Honky-Tonked To Death" by Bill Castle. Release date 09/16/2014
REBEL-CD1857 .. CD .. code P


Roys, The - THE VIEW
2014 - Popular brother/sister bluegrass duo Lee and Elaine Roy return with 11 new self-penned tracks: "Mended Wings," "Live The Life You Love," "Black Gold," more. With band members Clint White on fiddle, Daniel Patrick on banjo, and Erik Alvar on bass. Release date 09/02/2014
RHY-CD1120 .. CD .. code P


Wood, Sarah - ONE MAY MORNING
2014 - Songs from deep in the tradition from this Kentucky singer and banjoist; with Karly Dawn Milnes, Scott Napier and fiddler/producer Jesse Wells. "Lonesome Scenes of Winter," "Bed of Primroses," "Young People Who Delight in Sin," "Old Aunt Jenny with Her Nightcap On," 17 in all.
SW-CD014 .. CD .. code O


Various artists - THE ROUGH GUIDE TO FLAMENCO GUITAR
Spotlights contemporary masters including Paco de Lucia, Tomatito, Rafael Riqueni, Pepe Habichuela, and Moraito. With bonus CD "A Traves De Ti" by Antonio Rey.
WMNW-CD1326 .. CD .. code M