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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:


Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Michael - ON DOWN THE LINE
2014 - The nine-time IBMA "Fiddle Player of the Year" delivers a new parcel of tunes, a characteristic mixture of robust instrumentals and tight three-part harmonies. Tracks include the solo fiddle piece "Jack O' Diamonds," a rousing bluegrass version of Julian Lennon's "Too Late For Goodbyes," a melodic version of "Just Call Me Crazy," more. Backed by Glenn Gibson on banjo, Nathan Livers on mandolin, bassist Tyler Griffith, and guitarist Josh Richards.
COMPASS-CD4634 .. CD .. code P


Naiditch, David - BLUEGRASS IN THE BACKWOODS
2014 - Third album from the virtuosic Naiditch and his lone chromatic C harmonica! with a killer list of musical pals including Rob Ickes, Stuart Duncan, Ron Block, Sierra Hull, Dennis Caplinger and many others. The Kenny Baker title track, Doug Dillard's "Jamboree," Carmen Lombardo's "Coquette," "Faded Love," an array of Baker and Bill Monroe tunes and more.
DNP-CD1326 .. CD .. code O


Various artists - IF I HAD A HAMMER: THE GREAT AMERICAN FOLK ALBUM
3-CD set features 75 of the most popular folk hits of the 1950s and 1960s. Featuring Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez, Judy Collins, The Weavers, The Kingston Trio, and many others.
DYN-CD3593 .. CD .. code ZZZ


Seeger, Pete - SING OUT AMERICA! THE BEST OF PETE SEEGER
2-CD set, 50 of the folk icon's greatest hits as a solo artist and with The Weavers: "Turn, Turn, Turn," "If I Had A Hammer," "This Land is Your Land" and many more.
DYN-CD4931 .. CD .. code Y


Burge & Blue Dawning, Rachel - RACHEL BURGE & BLUE DAWNING
2014 - Debut for this West Virginian mandolinist/vocalist! Blue Dawning is: Lance Gainer on guitars/vocals, Michele Birkby-Vance on fiddle/vocals, Radford Vance on banjo/guitars/vocals, and Rick Westerman on bass/vocals. "My Cold Heart," "Sisters of the Mountain," "Barefootin'," nine more.
MFR-CD140624 .. CD .. code J


Hiatt, John - TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
2014 - 11 tracks of recompense, relationships, and relinquishment, through his skillful, expressive lyrical style. "Wind Don't Have To Hurry," "Nobody Knew His Name," "Baby's Gonna Kick," more.
NEWWEST-CD6284 .. CD .. code V


Leath & Friends, Nate - VOLUME 2
2014 - Five years later, a second go-round of freewheeling, eclectic tuneifying with NC fiddle wiz Leath and his boundary-busting friends: mad cellist Rashad Eggleston, fiddlers Tatania Hargreaves, Duncan Wickel and Nancy Sluys, guitarists David Grier and Danny Knicely, banjo man Sammy Shelor, singers Mauren Wasmund and Michelle Belanger and more.
PATUX-CD244 .. CD .. code O


Various artists - THE PATUXENT BANJO PROJECT
2014 - 2 CDs, a five-string blowout from Maryland's top-shelf indie bluegrass label! "The Best of Washington DC, Baltimore MD, Northern VA and Southern PA," 40 tracks featuring bluegrass luminaries Tom Adams, Murphy Henry, Mark Delaney, Bill Emerson, clawhammer stylists Reed Martin, Mark Schatz, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Joe Herrmann, legends like Roni Stoneman and Eddie Adcock, young guns like Russ Carson and Casey Henry, lots more!
PATUX-CD250 .. CD .. code S


Various artists - THE PATUXENT BANJO PROJECT
2014 - 2 CDs, a five-string blowout from Maryland's top-shelf indie bluegrass label! "The Best of Washington DC, Baltimore MD, Northern VA and Southern PA," 40 tracks featuring bluegrass luminaries Tom Adams, Murphy Henry, Mark Delaney, Bill Emerson, clawhammer stylists Reed Martin, Mark Schatz, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Joe Herrmann, legends like Roni Stoneman and Eddie Adcock, young guns like Russ Carson and Casey Henry, lots more!
PATUX-CD250 .. CD .. code S


Various artists - CLASSIC BLUEGRASS POWER PICKS: 30 TRADITIONAL CLASSICS
30 cuts from the vaults of Rural Rhythm, featuring bluegrass legends Hylo Brown, Don Reno, Bill Harrell, Red Smiley, others. "When The Roses Bloom Again," "Sitting on Top of the World," "Blue Ridge Breakdown," "Darling Corey," more.
RHY-CD415 .. CD .. code F


Gulley, Steve - FAMILY, FRIENDS & FELLOWSHIP
The founding member of both Mountain Heart and Grasstowne returns to his roots with a set of classic bluegrass gospel numbers, and contemporary country arrangements. Guests include Doyle Lawson, Dale Ann Bradley, Kenny & Amanda Smith, others. Steve's backed by Adam Steffey, Tim Stafford, Ron Stewart, Jason Burleson, Mark Fain, Phil Leadbetter, and Alan Bibey. "Stormy Waters," "Walk A Mile," "Jesus Loves Me," 14 in all. - out-of-stock, more coming soon -- normally ships within 20 days
RHYC-CD2020 .. CD .. code P


Smither, Chris - STILL ON THE LEVEE: A 50-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE
Deluxe 2-CD set. The singer-songwriter's sixteenth album spotlights songs spanning his career. With guests Allen Toussaint, David Goodrich, Loudon Wainwright III, Kris Delmhorst, plus members of the band Morphine.
SIG-CD2066 .. CD .. code U


Clapton & Friends, Eric - THE BREEZE: AN APPRECIATION OF J.J. CALE
Clapton credits Cale as one of the single most influential artists in rock history, and unites with comrades such as Derek Trucks, Mark Knopfler, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, and others, to honor the late songwriter. Includes "Call Me The Breeze," "Train To Nowhere," "Lies," "Sensitive Kind," 16 cut total.
SURFDOG-CD554084 .. CD .. code M


Sparks, Tim - CHASIN' THE BOOGIE
2014 - A dozen instrumental gems from this guitaristic world citizen; some Sparks originals, some gospel chestnuts like "Wayfaring Stranger," "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" and "I'll Fly Away," melodies from the Beatles, Joni Mitchell, Roy Orbison and more.
TWR-CD014 .. CD .. code O


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DVD - B.B. KING - LIFE OF RILEY
The first documentary to focus on the blues legend. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, directed by Jon Brewer, with contributors Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Bonnie Raitt, Dr. John, others. Candid chronicle of his journey from his early years as a cotton-picker in Mississippi, to trials against racism, conquering even his toughest critics. Tracks include "Tired of Your Jive," "Sweet 16," "The Thrill Is Gone," "How Blue Can You Get," more. With bonus features from "Live At The Albert Hall," and bonus interviews with Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks, Bobby Bland, Joe Bonamassa, Susan Tedeschi, and many others. Approx. 123 min.
MVD-DVD6345 ..