Recorded at Crow Agency, Montana in August 1999 as a preservation tool. The MADDOG SINGERS want to ensure the traditional Crow style of singing and dancing continues. They also want to educate the listener of the origins and proper use of these Double Beat Songs. To obtain a copy of this and other Native recordings visit www.indianhouse.com
Nonesuch Records has just released the new Shawn Colvin album, All Fall Down. A collection of 11 songs, All Fall Down is Colvin's eighth studio album and the first to be produced by her longtime friend and cohort Buddy Miller (Robert Plant, Solomon Burke). Recorded in Nashville, with a group of stellar musicians, All Fall Down features performances by Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Jakob Dylan, Bill Frisell,Viktor Krauss, Brian Blade, Stuart Duncan, and Julie Miller, among others.
Wild Band of Comanches newest release recorded live at Red Mountain Powwow in Scottsdale, AZ is a compellation of thirteen tracks including the Comanche Flag Song. Coming from the the Great State of Oklahoma the group travels across Indian Country bringing their powerful singing to the people. Wild Band has twice been awarded the title of World Singing Champions of Southern Singing at the Gathering of Nations as well as many other powwows on the circuit. You can find Wild Band of Comanches and many other drum groups on at www.beartraks.net
Husband and wife, singing and playing together. Each deft instrumentalists, they’ve spent years playing in others’ bands before coming together as a unit. They’re bound by music and an uncommon depth of companionship, they’re good enough to make Steve Earle swoon, and all of that sounds quite nice.