Marcia Ball's New CD, Presumed Innocent, Sample Available
Marcia Ball's stunning new Alligator debut, PRESUMED INNOCENT, was unleashed on the world, April 24th. You can get a sample of this disc just by clicking on the link below. This flash multimedia presentation is a first for Alligator and a great introduction to the new album. See the cover art and hear a snippet of the song "Count The Days".
For more info, click on the links on either the Alligator or Rosebud Marcia Ball pages.
BeauSoleil's Spring 2001 Anniversary Tour A Major Success
BeauSoleil's Spring 2001 Anniversary tour was a major success with BeauSoleil being joined by several of their friends, Cindy Cashdollar, Carl Landry, Sonny Landreth, Darol Anger, Daniel Thonon, and Peter Ostruoshko for the celebration. The 25th Anniversary celebration continues with pedal steel player Cindy Cashdollar joining the band on many remaining concert and festival dates throughout 2001. Please see tour dates for upcoming shows. For buyers, we are always up for creating similar packages so feel free to contact us to discuss the possibilities. Thanks to all for a great tour.
The Blind Boys of Alabama Letterman Appearance May 7
The Blind Boys of Alabama featuring Clarence Fountain will appear on David Letterman on May 7 in support of their new CD, Spirit Of The Century. Appearing on the show with the band will be guests from the CD including David Lindley and Charlie Musselwhite as well as Danny Thompson and Michael Jerome (Richard Thompson's rhythm section). Watch for The Blind Boys on tour in North America and Europe.
John Hammond's Wicked Grin Scores Accolades and Radio Play
John Hammond's Wicked Grin, produced by Tom Waits and featuring Waits' songs and performances, has had a tremendous reception at press and radio. Wicked Grin was the #1 Most Added CD at AAA radio in it's first two weeks out and rose to #1 on CMJ's AAA chart. Rolling Stone gave Wicked Grin a 4 Star review while Billboard featured the CD as a Spotlight selection. John is touring North America and Europe in support of the CD.
Loudon Wainwright III song featured on son Rufus' New CD
Billboard Magazine Spotlights The Blind Boys
Billboard.com: Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel