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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:


Greensky Bluegrass - IF SORROWS SWIM
2014 - 12 originals. Evocative songwriting and fluid instrumental interplay has made them a word-of-mouth underground sensation.
BBZ-CD012 .. CD .. code O


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.
BORL-CD230 .. CD .. code P


Dr. John - SKE-DAT-DE-DAT: THE SPIRIT OF SATCH
Musical living legend's salute to fellow New Orleans great, trumpeter/jazz-singer Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. With cuts featuring The Blind Boys of Alabama, Bonnie Raitt, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Terence Blanchard, Shemekia Copeland, many others. "Mack The Knife," "What A Wonderful World," "I've the World on a String," 13 in all. - on order, expected arrival date 10/10/14
CRE-CD35187 .. CD .. code O


Bays & Family, Randal - A RAKE OF TUNES
2014 - Compilation highlighting unaccompanied Irish tunes performed on fiddles, flute, and concertina. Features reels, jigs, hornpipes, plus selected live recordings from sessions and concerts. 23 cuts, such as "The Star Hornpipe / Tuamgraney Castle," "Dillon's Fancy / Dick Cosgrove's," "The Morning Star / John Dwyer's," more.
FOX-CD0260 .. CD .. code P


Various artists - LOUISIANA SWAMP BLUES
4-CD set, featuring early accordion-based recordings from 1929 to the emergence of amplified instruments through zydeco, blues, and R&B. With tracks from Guitar Junior, Leroy Washington, Boozoo Chavis, many others. Release date 09/30/2014
JSP-CD77180 .. CD .. code JSP


Plant, Robert - LULLABY AND... THE CEASELESS ROAR
2014 - As described by Plant himself, "powerful, gritty, African, trance meets Zep." With his band, The Sensational Shape Shifters: multi-instrumentalist Justin Adams, John Baggot on keyboards, piano, and Moog bass, Billy Fuller on bass, Dave Smith on drums, others. Mostly original songs: "Embrace Another Fall," "Pocketful of Golden," "House of Love," more.
NONE-CD543973 .. CD .. code R


Thile & Edgar Meyer, Chris - BASS & MANDOLIN
2014 - The duo's second release: 10 originals penned by the pair, Thile on mandolin and guitar, Meyer on bass and piano. "Tarnation," "It's Dark In here," "Big Top," more.
NONE-CD544735 .. CD .. code P


Leva, James - ALL OVER THE MAP
2014 - with Vivian Leva, Al Tharp, Danny Knicely, Nora Jane Struthers and more.
PATUX-CD253 .. CD .. code O


Gaudreau & Moondi Klein, Jimmy - IF I HAD A BOAT
2014 - The masterful duo, Gaudreau on mandolin and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Klein, collaborate once again for a powerful selection of songs and tunes. "Surrounded," "One More Night," "Treasures Untold," "Bury Me Beneath the Willow," 12 in all. Release date 09/30/2014
REBEL-CD1853 .. CD .. code P


Shadd, Allen - MILES FROM THE HARD ROAD
2014 - Two-time National Flatpicking Champ Shadd steps out with an even dozen 'grassified instrumentals, with guests Aubrey Haynie, Bryan McDowell, Randy Lucas, Rob Ickes and Wayne Taylor; and the 1995 recording of "Three Rusty Nails" with Mike Auldridge, Randy Howard, Keith Tew, Steve Pruett and Terry Campbell.
SHADD-CD014 .. CD .. code O


Various artists - LINK OF CHAIN: A SONGWRITERS TRIBUTE TO CHRIS SMITHER
All-star homage to the blues revivalist/guitarist/singer-songwrter. 15 cuts: Mary Gauthier's "I Feel the Same," Tim O'Brien's "Origin of Species," Bonnie Raitt's "Love Me Like A Man," Aoife O'Donovan with Stephanie Coleman on "Small Revelations," plus many other guests. Release date 09/30/2014
SIG-CD2068 .. CD .. code P