Some 29 years ago in
Cleveland I had the joy of discovery as I introduced new music to
audiences at LaCave.
That pleasure is still fantastic -- it's an honor to help on this
Folknet project and here present 16 artists, some of whom have been
working at is just as long. The richly varied sampling includes four
mostly traditional instrumentals as will as a dozen contemporary
ballads. Three are topical songs which transcend the mere confines of
place and time.
is our second annual disc. Of course the 1996 crop is a "natural
selection" product picked from only those songs of our members who
chose to participate. Our area is fertile ground for acoustic music.
With these discs we look to get more of it to radio and folk venues in
Feels Like Home -- Victoria Parks
Come Home -- Hal Walker
Planxty George Brabazon -- Samels Family
Who Killed Tedd Browne? -- Walt Campbell
A Little More Fair, A Little More Free -- Kathy Johnson
Deer Tracks -- Kerry Kean
After The Rain -- Kirk Kasten
That Old Gospel Ship -- Jim and Dave
Breath of God -- Only Children
This Is The Earth -- Christopher
Kirby -- Keith Reichley
Song of The Frontier -- Blue Rose
Treadmarks -- Susan Weber
My Little Girl -- Part Time Pleasure
Stolen Gold -- Jeff Moyer
Fare Thee Well, Art Modell -- Roland Kausen
Pickings is produced by Mary Brown with project coordinators Jane
Kowall & Larry Bruner for Folknet.