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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.
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.
COMPASS-CD4634 .. CD .. code P


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


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


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


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.
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


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


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.
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


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


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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 ..