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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:


Garcia, Tony Rice & David Grisman, Jerry - THE PIZZA TAPES: EXTRA LARGE EDITION
3-CD set. The official release of the infamous jam session at Dawg Studios with Jerry Garcia, Tony Rice, and David Grisman, in its entirety. Includes 16 previously unissued alternate takes in addition to the original master takes, with personal repartee, in the original sequence.
ACOUST-CD50017 .. CD .. code ZZZ


Dylan, Bob - BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 12: THE BEST OF THE CUTTING EDGE 1965-1966
2 CDs, 36 tracks. Number 12 in the Dylan "Bootleg" series "takes you inside the recording of 'Bringing It All Back Home,' 'Highway 61 Revisited' and 'Blonde on Blonde' with a staggering wealth of unreleased songs, outtakes, rehearsals and alternate versions." Features Mike Bloomfield, Al Kooper, most of The Band, Hargus "Pig" Robbins, John Sebastian and many others.
COLU-CD12442 .. CD .. code X


Various artists - JOY OF LIVING: A TRIBUTE TO EWAN MacCOLL
2015 - 2-CD release honoring the forefather of the British folk revival displays the expansive diversity of artists influenced by the songs he wrote. Highlights include interpretations of Ewan's songs from such artists as Steve Earle on "Dirty Old Town," Karine Polwart on "The Terror Time," The Unthanks on "Cannily, Cannily," Martin Simpson on "The Father's Song," Paul Buchanan on "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," many others. 21 tracks in all.
COMPASS-CD4657 .. CD .. code T


Various artists - LEGENDS OF OLD-TIME MUSIC: FIFTY YEARS OF COUNTY RECORDS
4 CDs packaged in an LP-sized box set; 113 old-time performances recorded for the label from the 1960s to the 1990s. Most have never before been released on CD, with 30 previously unissued cuts heard here for the first time. Culled and recorded by the late Charlie Faurot, Barry Poss, Bobby Fulcher, Rich Nevins and others. Selections from Fred Cockerham, Kyle Creed, Tommy Jarrell, E.C. Ball, many others. Includes a booklet with annotations by Faurot and Kinney Rorrer, unpublished photos and contributed essays. - out-of-stock, more coming soon -- normally ships within 20 days
COUY-CD6001 .. CD .. code ZZZ


Lavengood, Mark - NO PART OF NOTHIN'
2014 - Bluegrass-flavored program from the Flatbellys' Dobro ace, a CD titled after Bill Monroe's oft-quoted remark. With guitar wiz Billy Strings, Flatbelly bandmates Josh Rilko and Lindsay Lou, Keith Billik on banjo, bassist Ben Rolston, singers Melody Walker, John Ado Brakefield, Jen Sygit and more. Some Lavengood originals plus songs by Gillian Welch, Bill Monroe, Joe Wilson and more.
EARTHWORK-CD2703 .. CD .. code O


O'Brien, Tim - POMPADOUR
2015 - His first album in four years finds this bluegrass/folk favorite in a diverse mix of deep-roots Appalachian music, field hollers, old-school rock & roll to traditional jazz, and James Brown-influenced funk. "I'm A Mess For You," "Give Me A Little Somethin' Take Her Off My Mind," "I Gotta Move," and more.
HOWDY-CD2015 .. CD .. code M


Various artists - MISSISSIPPI BLUES: ANOTHER JOURNEY
4-CD set. Collection of some of the most popular blues from 1920-1959 that influenced the music world of the 1960s. Featuring Boyd Gilmore's 'Ramblin' On My Mind," Rose Hemphill's "Rolled And Tumbled," Tony Hollin's "Cross Cut Saw Blues," Johnny Shines' "Evil Hearted Woman Blues," much more!
JSP-CD77193 .. CD .. code JSP


Runkle & Smith Hollow, Bill - LONELY TONIGHT
2015 - Grassy outing from the longtime banjoist from Del McCoury's Dixie Pals. Some Runkle originals plus McCoury's "Cheaters in the Soup," Ralph Stanley's "Hard Times," Flatt & Scruggs' classic "Someone Took My Place with You" and more. With fiddler Patrick McAvinue, singer/guitarist Larry Conner and others.
PATUX-CD275 .. CD .. code O


Charm City Junction - CHARM CITY JUNCTION
2015 - Freewheeling hybrid of old-time, Irish and bluegrass tunifying with fiddler Patrick McAvinue of Audie Blaylock's Redline and many others, clawhammer banjoist Brad Kolodner - son of Helicon's Ken Kolodner - button accordionist Sean McComiskey - son of Irish-American accordion ace Billy McComiskey - and bassist Alex Lacquement.
PATUX-CD276 .. CD .. code O


Jones Robinette & The Drive, Tammy - TAMMY JONES ROBINETTE & THE DRIVE
2015 - Bluegrass gospel artist returns with her second release, featuring "Mama's In The Sweet Bye And Bye," "My Rock," "The Man In Those Shoes," 13 in all. Backed by Mark Fain on bass, Ron Block on banjo, Sam Bush on mandolin, Audrey Haynie on fiddle, Rob Ickes on Dobro, Dale Ann Bradley on background vocals and others.
RHY-CD1133 .. CD .. code P


Martin & Edie Brickell, Steve - SO FAMILIAR
2015 - Spirited follow-up for the acclaimed duo, back with 12 cuts inspired by their joint efforts on the musical, "Bright Star." With contributions from Mike Einziger of Incubus and Bela Fleck. "Way Back In The Day," "Heart of The Dreamer," "Another Round," nine more cuts. - on order, expected arrival date 11/18/15
ROUN-CD37395 .. CD .. code M