String Cheese Incident, Joe Bussard, Emmylou Harris

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Stumbling into grace with Emmylou Harris; Great cajun from The Savoy Family Band; Rare 78 rpms from Joe Bussard; and the rock and roll heartache of Beulah. Featured Artist: The String Cheese Incident.

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String Cheese Incident, Joe Bussard, Emmylou Harris

Untying the Not

Just Passing Through

  • Artist: String Cheese Incident
  • Album: Untying the Not
  • Song: Just Passing Through

Once known as a bluegrass jam band, The String Cheese Incident try a concept album on their latest effort, with dreamy, ethereal soundscapes.

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  • "Just Passing Through"
  • Album: Untying the Not
  • Artist: String Cheese Incident
 
Stumble Into Grace

Little Bird

  • Artist: Emmylou Harris
  • Album: Stumble into Grace
  • Song: Little Bird

In a career spanning more than 30 years, Emmylou Harris continues to release beautifully inspired collections of eclectic, daring and heartfelt songs. Her latest CD, Stumbling Into Grace, is her 25th solo release.

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  • "Little Bird"
  • Album: Stumble Into Grace
  • Artist: Emmylou Harris
  • Label: Nonesuch
 
Cajun Album

Lake Arthur Stomp

  • Artist: The Savoy Family Band
  • Album: Cajun Album
  • Song: Lake Arthur Stomp

Long time veterans of the Cajun music scene, the Savoys (pronounced "sav-WA") of southern Louisiana come together on this album for a great, foot-stomping mix of new and old waltzes and two-steps.

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  • "Lake Arthur Stomp"
  • Album: Cajun Album
  • Artist: The Savoy Family Band
 
Down in the Basement

Original Stack O' Lee Blues, Hastings Street

  • Artist: Joe Bussard
  • Album: Down in the Basement
  • Song: Original Stack O' Lee Blues, Hastings Street

Joe Bussard has spent a lifetime collecting rare 78rpm recordings of early 20th century music. Over the years he's amassed a collection of more than 25,000 recordings. This release is a collection of some of his best finds.

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  • "Original Stack O' Lee Blues, Hastings Street"
  • Album: Down in the Basement
  • Artist: Joe Bussard
 
Yoko

Hovering

  • Artist: Beulah
  • Album: Yoko
  • Song: Hovering

Founding members Miles Kurosky and Bill Swan met while working together at a mail room for a San Francisco security company back in the early '90s. The two fought often, nearly coming to blows at least once. Their mutual love of music brought them together to form this progressive rock group with influences from a band they both agreed to like: the Beatles.

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  • Album: Yoko
  • Artist: Beulah
  • Label: Velocette
 

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