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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:

Jabbour, Ken Perlman & Jim Watson, Alan - YOU CAN'T BEAT THE CLASSICS
2015 - A cornucopia of old-time Appalachian tunes that have stood the test of time well, with fiddler Jabbour, longtime clawhammer banjo cohort Perlman and singer/guitarist and longtime Red Clay Rambler and Robin and Linda Williams Fine Band stalwart Watson. Plenty of tunes from WV fiddler and Jabbour's mentor Henry Reed plus others from Kyle Creed, Burl Hammons, Owen "Snake" Chapman and more. Detailed 16-page booklet included! - out-of-stock, more coming soon
AJ-CD015 .. CD .. code M

2015 - The preeminent Celtic combo explores the age-old connection between Irish and Appalachian music. Featuring Mary Chapin Carpenter on "White Birds," Tim O'Brien on "The House Carpenter - Gypsy Davy," plus the star-studded "Thomasino," spotlighting guests Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Bryan Sutton, Darol Anger, many others. 14 cuts in all.
COMPASS-CD4640 .. CD .. code P

Madeira, The - SANDSTORM
2005 - Latter-day cutting-edge instrumental quartet playing "the surf music of the millennia-old Mediterranean mysteries!" An even dozen Madeira originals plus the Atlantics' "Express to Baghdad."
DC-CD23 .. CD .. code O

Pipeline Instrumental Review's "Album of the Year" 2014! Recorded at the historic Melody Inn, Indianapolis IN. Plenty of Madeira originals plus tunes from Dick Dale, Ernesto Lecuona and more - 19 in all.
DC-CD54 .. CD .. code O

2015 - Enduring songsmith's newest is a naturally warm and witty set, his own brand of blues. 10 cuts, featuring one instrumental, "Brown County Bouce," plus "Simply Lost In The Blues," "Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet," "Kentucky Hambone Blues," more.
FOSS-CD2415 .. CD .. code Q

Whitetop Mountaineers, The - FEES RIDGE
2015 - Fourth album from the acclaimed Blue Ridge duo of Martha Spencer and Jackson Cunningham. A couple of Spencer originals plus the Carter Family's "Wayworn Traveler," Melba Montgomery's "We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds," tunes from Frank Blevins, Fiddlin' John Carson and lots more.
HCR-CD2015 .. CD .. code O

2015 - Diverse banjoist's vocal premier finds her spanning genres from blues, bluegrass to pop, and of course old-time music! With guests Lis Williamson on vocal harmony & rhythm guitar, Lon Williamson on bass & lead guitar, Tim Gardner on fiddle, and Ellen Sheppard on mandolin & rhythm guitar. 13 selections: "St. James Infirmary," "Spooky," "Cold Rain & Snow," "Blue Skies," "Cold Frosty Morning," many more.
MARY-CD2015 .. CD .. code Q

Giddens, Rhiannon - TOMORROW IS MY TURN
2015 - Solo debut for the lead singer/banjoist/violinist from the Carolina Chocolate Drops spans various genres, from jazz, blues, folk, to country, and gospel. Produced by T-Bone Burnett, the release serves as a dedication to the inspiration she'd received from these songs that "were all by women or interpreted by women." Backed by fiddle player Gabe Witcher, double-bassist Paul Kowert, percussionist Jack Ashford, drummer Jay Bellarose, guitarist Colin Linden, and many others. "Don't Let It Trouble Your Mind," "Black Is the Color," "Shake Sugaree," more.
NONE-CD541708 .. CD .. code P

2015 - "Renowned Irish and Scottish singer-songwriters provide an uplifting musical soundtrack for the cafes of Dublin, Edinburgh and beyond." Capercaillie, Cara Dillon, Dougie MacLean, Michael McGoldrick, Battlefield Band and more.
PUTU-CD350 .. CD .. code O

Parsons, Gram - THE EARLY YEARS
Vols. 1 & 2 plus a bonus disc of rare performances at a special price!
SIERRA-CD6015 .. CD .. code S