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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:


Thompson, Richard - RICHARD THOMPSON: ACOUSTIC CLASSICS
14 newly recorded timeless songs. Acoustic versions of "I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight," "Walking On A Wire," and more, as well as "1952 Vincent Black Lightning," others. Release date 07/22/2014
BEESW-CD002 .. CD .. code O


Duhks, The - BEYOND THE BLUE
2014 - Modern folk release, featuring the return of vocalist Jessee Havey, plus the addition of new members: fiddler Rosie Newton, percussionist Kevin Garcia, guitarist/bouzouki player Colin Savoie-Levac and others. With guest Charlie Rose on lap steel.
COMPASS-CD4632 .. CD .. code P


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. Release date 07/22/2014
COMPASS-CD4634 .. CD .. code P


Clements, Vassar - MEMORIES OF MUSIC CITY USA
1995 reissue - A baker's dozen songs, all from onetime Dixie Gentlemen bandmate Jake Landers, from the stratospheric Clements, with a room full of fellow hotshots including pianist Bob Hoban, Mike Cass on steel and Dobro, Joe Turley III on sax and harmonica, bassist Buzzy Meekins and more.
FMR-CD005 .. CD .. code O


Clare & Ron Thomason, Heidi - BYGONE DAYS
2013 - Clare, former fiddler of the Reeltime Travelers, along with Dry Branch Fire Squad multi-instrumentalist Thomason, partner for this live studio recording of mostly old-time favorites, such as "Meriweather," "Sweetest Gift," "Singing As We Rise," "Coal Tattoo," 12 more.
HCL-CD002 .. CD .. code M


Various artists - SACRED HARP & SHAPE NOTE SINGING 1922-1950s
4-CD set sourced from material from B.F. White & E.J. King's book, "The Sacred Harp," first published in 1844. Release date 07/22/2014
JSP-CD77175 .. CD .. code JSP


Flemons, Dom - PROSPECT HILL
2014 - Another solo album by this member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Reinterpreting music for 21st century audiences, he mines ragtime, Piedmont blues, spirituals, southern folk, fife & drum and many more to create his rich sound. Release date 07/22/2014
MMB-CD167 .. CD .. code Q


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


Rowan, Peter - DHARMA BLUES
2014 - The bluegrass master's newest offers tales of trials, to the discovery of resolve. With guest appearances from Jack Casady, Jody Stecher, Dave Easley, Patrick Korte, Manose Singh, Bill Smith, Casey Waits, and Gillian Welch. Featuring "Raven," "Restless Grave," "Snow Country Girl, " 9 more.
OMNI-CD1625 .. CD .. code P


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


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. Release date 07/22/2014
SIG-CD2066 .. CD .. code U


O'Rourke & Zig Zeitler, Siusan - CHANCE THE ARM
2014 - Irish music from the Michigan heartland! with the 2012 and 2013 Irisha Music Award nominees for "Top Duo." A garland of Irish chestnuts, some O'Rourke originals, Guy Clark's "Immigrant Eyes," the ever-popular "Water is Wide" and more.
SSR-CD2858 .. CD .. code O