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First of the Gang - Zee Avi - self titled - born Izyan Alirahman in Miri, a Malaysian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and ukulele player. She studied fashion design in London. Looking forward to her new CD.
Grandfather - Kilkenny Krew - self titled - Well known song and group to my regular listeners.
Odecha - Yasmin Levy - Mano Suave - has just released her first songbook, go to www.yasminlevy.net for details.
Loving You - Paolo Nutini - These Streets - Young Scot pop singer was expecting to follow his father into the family fish and chip shop business. Then, music happened.
Once In A While - Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson - Rattlin' Bones - Kasey is the daughter of steel guitar player Bill Chambers.
Lament - Kotoko - Hane - born in Sapporo, Japan in 1980, became a professional singer in 1999.
Amazing Grace - Hayley Westenra - Celtic Treasure - Born in New Zealand of Dutch & Irish heritage, she now lives in London. Hayley is a UNICEF ambassador. and has joined the Irish group Celtic Women.
Isle of Innisfree - Orla Fallon - My Land - A woman that credits her late grandmother for instilling an abiding love of Irish music and traditional culture, is now carving out a very successful solo career for herself.
Blinded By Love - Lenka - Two - We are making our way through Lenka's new CD, one song at a time.
Army of Love - Kerli - single - audio from advance single and music video (below). Learn more about Kerli at kerlimusic.com or her official fan site, iamamoonchild.net.
And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda - Eric Bogle - By Request - Several of his most famous songs, including this one, tell of the futility or loss of war.
Dr Who - Telenovelastar - Love, Lust, SciFi & Monsters - Female rocker trio from New York recorded this tune about famed BBC time traveller.
Orgasmatron - Hellsongs - Lounge (EP) - Scandinavian band rearranges metal hits into lounge music format, a unique niche.
Malkauns - Amjad Ali Khan/SCO - Samaagam - Nice disc with unusual pairing of talent.
Surrender - Olof Arnalds - Made In Iceland - New compilation includes this tune from a show favorite.
The Mountains of Mourne - Jim Brannigan - The Black Velvet Band - Traditional Scottish song by native Scot, now living in British Colombia.
Dream Angus/Corrie Doon - Valerie Dunbar - Argyll - More good Scottish music.
Ghost - Natasha Borzilova - Balancing Act - Natasha's latest album still providing great listening.
My Father's Ghost - Ron Hynes - Stealing Genius - Story songs are what I think Ron excels in writing and performing.
Queen Among The Heather - Heather Heywood - Rough Guide to Scottish Folk - New CD we will be listening to more of in upcoming weeks.
My little slice of Americana this week:
Rapunzel - Emilie Autumn - Enchant - A woman indie rock performer I recently found and am very impressed with. Wait until I get to share more of her music with you.