another « new » Roger McGuinn « old » participation on a various
it’s a triple CD from 2018 titled “Appleseed's 21st Anniversary Roots And
McGuinn plays and sings on a duet version of “John Riley” with Judy Collins.
than two decades the independent, idealistic Appleseed Recordings label has
been releasing new and archival CDs of folk/roots-oriented music by many of the
genre's greatest performers.
21st Anniversary: Roots and Branches, a deluxe three-CD, 57-track set, combines
highlights from past releases plus many more by a Who's Who of musical giants
including Pete Seeger, Billy Bragg, Steve Earle, Joan Baez, Natalie Merchant,
Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Paxton, and Roger McGuinn.
there are nine new/previously unreleased songs by high-profile friends of the
label, including Springsteen's "If I Had a Hammer", plus Tom
Morello's "This Land Is Your Land", Tom Russell, Tim Robbins and John
three hours of music are packaged in a digipack that includes a deluxe
full-color 32-page booklet with notes about each song and artist and a history
of the Appleseed label.---
Seeger: Oh Sacred World
2 Bruce Springsteen: If I Had a Hammer (Exclusive New Track)
3 Tom Morello: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (Exclusive New Track)
4 Tim Robbins: Well May the World Go (Exclusive New Track)
5 Joan Baez: I Wish the Wars Were All Over
6 Pete Seeger, Billy Bragg, Steve Earle, Ani Difranco & Anne Hills: Bring
Them Home (If You Love Your Uncle Sam)
7 Tom Russell: Across the Border (Exclusive New Track)
8 Johnny Clegg: Love in the Time of Gaza
9 John Wesley Harding and Corporal Quorum: Scared of Guns (Amended) (Exclusive
10 Sweet Honey in the Rock: Second Line Blues
11 Anne Hills: Needle of Death (Exclusive New Track)
12 Natalie Merchant & Friends: There Is No Good Reason
13 The Kennedys: Give Me Back My Country
14 Studs Terkel: Blessed Be the Nation
15 Tom Morello: This Land Is Your Land
16 Bruce Springsteen: We Shall Overcome
17 Pete Seeger: Dr. King on Violence
Winchester: Get It Right One Day (Exclusive New Track)
2 Donovan: Poorman's Sunshine
3 Dick Gaughan: Land of the North Wind
4 Tom Paxton & Anne Hills: Follow That Road
5 Al Stewart: Katherine of Oregon
6 Jonathan Edwards: Surrounded
7 Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
8 Angel Band: Jump Back in the Ditch
9 Eric Andersen: Gonna Go Crazy
10 Tom Rush: What I Know
11 Sweet Honey in the Rock: Idk, But I'm Lol!
12 Lizzie West & the White Buffalo: Portrait of An Artist As a Young Woman
13 Joel Rafael Band with Jackson Browne, Jimmy Lafave & Arlo Guthrie:
14 Tom Paxton: Looking for the Moon
15 Pete Seeger & Lorre Wyatt: Somos El Barco/We Are the Boat
16 John Stewart: There Is Love (The Wedding Song) (Exclusive New Track)
17 Jesse Winchester: Sham-A-Ling-Dong-Ding
18 Dick Gaughan: When I'm Gone
Gorka: The Water Is Wide
2 David Bromberg with Levon Helm: Bring It with You When You Come
3 Ramblin' Jack Elliott: Roving Gambler
4 Tim Eriksen: Careless Love
5 Donovan: Wild Mountain Thyme (Exclusive New Track)
6 Roger McGuinn with Judy Collins: John Riley
7 John Wesley Harding: Canadee-I-O
8 Bernice Reagon Johnson with Kim & Reggie Harris: Oh Mary, Don't You Weep
9 Pete Seeger: Going Across the Mountain
10 Frank Proffitt: Tom Dooley
11 Guardabarranco: Asturias
12 Lila Downs: El Quinto Regimiento
13 Aoife Clancy: Are You Sleepin', Maggie?
14 Alec Stone Sweet: Mrs. Poer, or, the Concerto
15 Jody Stecher & Kate Brislin: Sow 'Em on the Mountain
16 Steve Young: Little Birdie
17 Mike Seeger & Peggy Seeger: Cindy
18 Sharon Katz & the Peace Train: Sanalwami
19 Danny Glover & Rev. Robert B. Jones, SR: Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and
20 Kim & Reggie Harris: Wade in the Water
21 John Stewart & Darwin's Army: Bay of Mexico
22 Tommy Sands with Dolores Keane & Vedran Smailovic: Where Have All the
ex-drummer for Derek & The Dominos, died March 13, 2023
performed on hundreds of notable recordings in the 1960s, including Pet Sounds by The
Beach Boys (1966), Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers by Gene Clark (1967) and The
Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds (1968) to name but a few.
impressive list of his session work here:
We just learned of a « new » CD by the current lineup of The Burrito Brothers.
A gathering of Chris James, Tony Paoletta, Peter Young, Michael Curtis, Ron Guilbeau, WalterEgan, Noah Bellamy, Larry Patton, Ronnie Rael, Troy Krusz, Pamela Des Barres and Will James commemorated the 50th anniversary of the release of “The Gilded Palace Of Sin” in 1969 by performing all the songs from the LP at The Local, Nashville on November 9, 2019.
The recording of the event is available (CD or download) the Buurrito Brothers website at
I am happy to share the good news: on December 8, This Day In Music Books will publish "Music is Love", the book on Crosby, Stills & Nash edited by me which collects a hundred unpublished accounts and the largest collection of CSN visuals ever published, featuring hundreds of never- before-published images. The book also houses a large number of unpublished photographs featuring Neil Young.
The 312 color pages tell the tale of more than 50 years of CSN as artists and men, with an intro by Graham Nash.
Among the "voices" of the book: Bill Halverson (first CSN record engineer), Craig Doerge, George "Chocolate" Perry, Kenny Passarelli, Ken Weiss, Russ Kunkel, David Zimmer, Bonnie Bramlett, Rickie Lee Jones, Jeff Pevar, Roy McAlister, Paul Zollo, Mike Finnigan, Steve Silberman, Dick Boak, John Ferrentino, Glenn R Goodwin, Carolyne Mas, Pierre Robert. Plus managers, promoters, musicians, painters, luthiers, photographers, collectors from all five Continents.
Unpublished photographs (and memories) by some of the greats: Henry Diltz, Rowland Scherman, Tom Gundelfinger O'Neal, Lisa Law, Guido Harari, Luciano Viti.
The book will be available in two versions:
. standard version (hardcover)
. deluxe version* (box containing the book + additional 80-page color photo book + some collector's items - see the attached image).
* the first 200 copies are signed by Graham Nash
Another ‘Better Late Than Never” announcement: the release, in November 2021, of a double vinyl LP / single CD titled “Americana Railroad” on the Renew label (Black Friday Record Store Day 2021).
The album was produced by Carla Olson, who also appears as a lead vocalist alongside Stephen McCarthy (from The Long Ryders) and Brian Ray. She also appears on many other tracks as a harmony singer or a guitar player.
This set of 19 newly released tracks includes one by John York titled “Runaway Train”.
It also includes a version of “Train Leaves Here This Mornin’” (co-written by Gene Clark and Bernie Leadon) by Gene’s son Kay Clark.
Most online music stores also sell the LPs / CD / Downloads.
1. Here Comes That Train Again - Stephen McCarthy & Carla Olson
2. The Conductor Wore Black - Robert Rex Waller Jr.
3. Mystery Train - Rocky Burnette
4. This Train - Peter Case
5. City Of New Orleans - John Fogerty 6. Marrakesh Express - Dustbowl Revival
7. Train Leaves Here This Mornin' - Kai Clark
8. Train Kept A-Rollin' - Gary Myrick
9. Southwest Chief - Dave Alvin
10. 500 Miles - Alice Howe 11. People Get Ready - Deborah Poppink
12. Steel Pony Blues - Dom Flemons
13. Runaway Train - John York
14. Waiting For A Train - Paul Burch & Fats Kaplin
15. Freight Train – A.J. Haynes of Seratones 16. Whiskey Train - Carla Olson & Brian Ray
17. Mystery Train - James Intveld
18. Midnight Rail - Robert Rex Waller Jr
19. I Remember The Railroad - Stephen McCarthy & Carla Olson