Scandinavia To San Diego 8-14-10
Once In A Red Moon - Secret Garden - Once In A Red Moon - Celtic-Norwegian duo of Fionnuala Sherry & Rolf Lowland present heartfelt, passionate and uplifting ballads on this, their dazzling fourth release.
I Couldn't Love You Anymore - Rebecka Tornqvist - Tremble My Heart - Swedish vocalist released this CD in English, a breaking up song with a twist.
Gaspereaux - Fiddlers' Sons - Island Mix - A song about summer love from Prince Edward Island.
Home To The Kyles - Steam Jenny - Dumbarton's Drums - This CD was recorded on the same weekend as the 60th anniversary of the D Day landings.
Wrong Music 2 - Embryo - Fredrik Soderberg - Clarinetto con forza - Embryo refers to it being a precusor to what might posibly become a larger work.
Alone Again - Doro - Calling The Wild - "Alone again, alone again / I'm in the twilight zone again" sung with conviction by Doro Pesch, former lead singer of Warlock.
My Darling - Natasha Koroleva - Heart - her website is www.koroleva.ru
First Girl I Loved - Incredible String Band - Troubadours of British Folk - The "Increds" were originally a Scottish bluegrass band, but became the standard bearers of flower power.
Innerst i sjelen (Deepest In My Soul) - Sissel Kyrkjebo - Innerst i sjelen - One of her early releases, before she dropped her last name.
Love Is An Arrow - Aberfeldy - Young Forever - Still a mystery as to why the CD cover is "Lions Mating" by Kirsty Whiten.
The Irish Rover - Jim Brannigan - The Black Velvet Band - "It's a fairly lively album with just a couple of the slower songs towards the end. A mixture of Scottish, Irish and English with the Irish songs making up the bulk of it."
England's Green - Steve Robinson - Away For A Day
Run To The Hills - Hellsongs - Hymns In The Key of 666 - Scandinavian lounge metal, originally by Iron Maiden; CD is reviewed on the WHUS website.
Big Ships - Audrey - The Fierce And The Longing
Vincent Black Lightning - Ewan Robertson - Some Kind of Certainty - Richard Thompsons' ode to a legendary motorcycle.
Rock Island Line - The Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group - Troubadours of British Folk - We all know about the day the music died, but when this tune was played on air as a curiosity, "skiffle" was born, spawning countless skiffle groups in London alone.
Bad News - Orianthi - Believe - Australian guitarists latest CD, also reviewed on our website.
August Moon - The Durty Nellies - Island Mix - Another song from the culture of Prince Edward Island.
SOS - Gin Wigmore - Extended Play
Waiting - Claire Sproule - NIMIC - A voice so pure it belies the heartache she sings of.
Islander - Klkenny Krew - self titled - Singing the praises of home.
Completing the show today, my "Little slice of Americana" consisting of:
There - Lara Herscovitch - There - The title cut from CD by Connecticut State Troubadour, and UConn grad.
and a pair of bluegrass songs, a classic and its' sequel:
Bringing Mary Home - Country Gentlemen - The Complete Vanguard Recordings
I've Come To Take You Home - The Seldom Scene - Like we Used To Be