Song - Artist - Album
Living Room - Grouper - The Man Who Died In His Boat
Scandinavia To San Diego 8-10-10
Danny Boy - Kazuhiro Inaba - Teardrop On A Rose - A touching rendition of this traditional tune with a simple guitar backing and fiddle solo. From a Japanese bluegrass artist. Another gem found in the depths of our library.
Cliffs Of Donneen - Heirloom - Road To The Isles - An ode to the cliffs along the banks of the Shannon, County Clare.
Story Of My Life - Ron Hynes - Cryer's Paradise - Another good original tune from this Canadian troubdour.
Rescue Me - Sarah Bettens - Shine - Belgium alt-rocker fronted 90s band K's Choice. From her second solo release.
Mansion Of Gold - Gabrielle Roth - Bardo - Roth performs and records as Gabrielle Roth and the Mirrors, and has produced over 15 albums. Also the author of three books: Maps to Ecstasy: Teachings of an Urban Shaman, Sweat Your Prayers, and Connections: The 5 Threads of Intuitive Wisdom.
Dream - Hans Theessink - Bridges - Hans is from Vienna, Austria.
Raphael - Carla Bruni - Acoustic France - A nice vocal from the First Lady of France.
Young And Innocent - Lars Gulliksson Quintet - Bumps Ahead
Wild Mountain Thyme - Rise - Uncertain Wonders
There Were Roses - Paddy Reilly vocal of Tommy Sands tearjerker. The song history is under reviews on the WHUS website.
Bida Mariadu - Lura - Women Of The World Acoustic - Sung in Cape Verdean Crioulo, the title translates as "Bad Life", the lyrics relate a mother urging her son to endure through life's challenges. www.luracriola.com
Cantaloupe Island - Taeko - Voice - Funky cool jazz vocal of Herbie Hancock song. Off Taeko's new CD, reviewed on the WHUS website.
Blues So Bad - Ad Vanderveen - Late Bloomer - Blues from The Netherlands.
Too Late For Lovers - Gin Wigmore - Holy Smoke - Gin is already writing new songs for her next CD; this one is still among my curerent favorites.
Lestin Mikla - Sunna Gunnlauggs - Fagra Verold - Pianist from Iceland sings songs from her homeland.
We're A Long Time Dead - Jim Haynes - Words Of Wisdom - His 2004 CD is full of humorous songs from Australia.
Sonny's Dream - The Clydesiders - Scottish Country Roads
Illusion - Asia (Hatton) - Illusion - Another singer penning more songs, a follow up CD would be welcome.
The Water Is Wide - Annah Graefe - German artist, a wide variety of songs on her website www.a-graefe.net
Mon Aimable Brune - Gadelle - self titled - Canadian quartet CD is all traditional tunes in French.
Canal Song - Iain Archer - Guitar driven indie-pop from one of the finest contemporary songwriters from Northern Ireland.
Australia (Paint you A Picture) - Audrey Auld - Billabong Song