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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:


Nash, Lemon - NEW ORLEANS UKULELE MAESTRO & TENT SHOW TROUBADOUR
1959-61 Oster & Allen Recordings from this French Quarter fixture and medicine show traveller. Containing 27 cuts including "Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out," "Stagolee," "Bourbon Street Parade," "Let The Good Times Roll," much more.
ARH-CD546 .. CD .. code P


Magnolia Sisters - LOVE'S LIES
Beloved Cajun-Creole band spotlights the talents of Ann Savoy, Jane Vidrine, Anya Burgess and Lisa Trahan. Traditional and original Creole and Cajun songs: "La Bonne Vie," "En Route Chez Moi," "Hot Stuff," 12 total cuts. Release date 04/22/2014
ARH-CD549 .. CD .. code P


Collins, Judy - LIVE IN IRELAND
2014 - Filmed on September 29, 2013 at Dromoland Castle, to be featured on PBS. Includes her favorite Celtic songs and hits, like "Chelsea Morning," "Bird On A Wire," "Wild Mountain Thyme," plus a duet with Mary Black on "She Moved Through the Fair," 12 in all.
CLP-CD1755 .. CD .. code M


Currie, Justin - LOWER REACHES - DELUXE EDITION
2014 - Former Del Amitri frontman reflects on love and loss on this release, containing 12 hook-laden tracks: "Bend To My Will," "On A Roll," "Little Stars," plus bonus cuts - "Guess" and "London Is Dead" and more.
COMPASS-CD4626 .. CD .. code P


Dry Branch Fire Squad - DON'T FORGET THIS SONG
2014 - Using the decidedly different recording approach of solely one mic, no headphones or monitors, the group captures the sound of an intimate performance. Squad members include the band's founder, Ron Thomason, on mandolin/guitar/banjo/vocals, Brian Aldridge on guitar/mandolin/vocals, Tom Boyd on banjo/dobro/vocals, Dan Russell on bass/guitar/vocals. Special guest Heidi Clare on fiddle. Contains 17 cuts: "Sweet Little Sheila," "You Take a Cab," "Over the Garden Wall, many more.
DBFS-CD4427 .. CD .. code M


Hummel, Mark - THE HUSTLE IS REALLY ON
2014 - Harmonica blues-blowout king gathers modern-master guitarists, Little Charlie Baty, Anson Funderburgh and Kid Andersen, plus rhythm section of Wes Starr, R.W. Grigsby, Sid Morris on piano, and June Core on drums. "Gee I Wish," "What Is That She's Got," "Give Me Time To Explain," "Crazy Legs," 14 cuts in all.
EFI-CD3439 .. CD .. code T


Seldom Scene, The - LONG TIME... SELDOM SCENE
2014 - The spirited, well-seasoned bluegrass band for over four decades returns with their first studio album since 2007, with contemporary interpretations of their most-requested numbers. Spotlights their current lineup, as well as founding members Tom Gray and John Starling, plus guests Ritchie Simpkins on fiddle, Chris Eldridge on guitar, Emmylou Harris, and Ben Eldridge on banjo. "Wait a Minute," "With Body and Soul," "Little Georgia Rose," 13 more. Release date 04/22/2014
FOLKW-CD40199 .. CD .. code M


Volume Five - THE DAY WE LEARN TO FLY
2014 - A gathering of 12 gospel selections from the current lineup featuring Glen Harrell on fiddle and vocals, Chris Williamson on bass, Harry Clark on mandolin and vocals, Patton Wages on banjo and vocals, and Jeff Partin on guitar, Dobro, and vocals. Guest vocals from Libby Stewart. 12 cuts: "Heart of Me," "Daddy Doesn't Pray Anymore," "In the Time You Gave Me," more.
MFR-CD140318 .. CD .. code J


Detour - GOING NOWHERE FAST
2014 - Michigan-based bluegrass phenoms hit the airwaves once again with more tightly-focused harmonies, skillful instrumentals, and innovative songwriting. Detour is vocalist Missy Armstrong, fiddler Peter Knupfer, bassist Jeremy Darrow, guitarist Scott Zylstra, mandolinist/songwriter Jeff Rose, banjoist Lloyd Douglas. "Too Blue to Have the Blues," "Love Is What You Make It," "Traveling the Highway Home, 13 cut total.
MFR-CD140329 .. CD .. code J


Various artists - LOOKING INTO YOU: A TRIBUTE TO JACKSON BROWNE
2-CD set. 23 interpretations of Browne's catalog by Ben Harper, Lyle Lovett, Keb' Mo', Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Don Henley & Blind Pilot, Bruce Springsteen & Patti Scialfa, more.
MUSICR-CD018 .. CD .. code Y


Harris, Emmylou - WRECKING BALL - DELUXE EDITION
2 CD / 1 DVD set features the remastered original album, a bonus CD of previously unreleased material, and a DVD of the documentary "Building the Wrecking Ball," which includes interviews and studio footage of Harris and producer Daniel Lanois, plus special guests Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Neil Young, Steve Earle, Brian Blade, and others. - out-of-stock, more coming soon -- normally ships within 20 days
NONE-CD519480 .. CD .. code X


Kronos Quartet - A THOUSAND THOUGHTS
2014 - Honoring their 40-year anniversary with yet another genre-blending release. Featuring band members David Harrington, John Sherba on violin, Hank Duff on viola, and Sunny Yang on cello. 16 cuts: "Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground," "Sim Sholom," "Tusen Tankar," "Cry of a Lady," more.
NONE-CD536952 .. CD .. code P


Quiet American, The - SONGS FROM A ROCKING CHAIR
2014 - More righteous old-timery and original songs and tunes from Aaron and Nicole Keim, with their pals Ben Bonham n harmonica and steel guitar and bassist Ronnie Ontiveros. Includes the posthumous Woody Guthrie / Billy Bragg collaboration "Ingrid Bergman."
QAM-CD014 .. CD .. code O


Bonneville, Ray - EASY GONE
2014 - Ray's back, and he's bringing the bare-bones tones with him, with 10 cuts of swampy blues and storytelling. Backed by Gurf Morlix and Will Sexton on guitar and bass, drummer Geoff Arsenault, and singer Eliza Gilkyson. Includes "Where Has My Easy Gone," "Mile Marker 41," "Two Bends in the Road," more.
REDH-CD269 .. CD .. code R


Carter, Carlene - CARTER GIRL
2014 - Her first album in a decade returns to classic Carter Family favorites, as well as original numbers. With guests Willie Nelson on "Troublesome Waters," Vince Gill on "Lonesome Valley 2006," Kris Kristofferson on "Black Jack David," nine more.
ROUN-CD9184 .. CD ..


Mulvey, Peter - SILVER LADDER
2014 - Singer/songwriter/guitarist's latest weaves Americana, blues, jazz, folk, and rock& roll. "Sympathies," "Trempealeau," "Lies You Forgot You Told," "Back in the Wind," more.
SIG-CD2062 .. CD .. code P