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NEWS from Globe Records record label &
Eclectic Music Catalog ...
Christmas Jug Band:
"Jugology - Greatest Near Misses (Best Of...)"
Best of previously released titles including the perennial-hit "Santa Lost A Ho," plus TWO BONUS TRACKS of unreleased material.
Celebrating 38 years of Holidays for the CJB, this release spans recordings from 1986-2009, from the albums, "Mistletoe Jam,"
"Treeside Hoot," "Rhythm On The Roof," "Uncorked," (engineered by Fred Catero) and "On The Holiday Highway".
First ever "best of" release for the band. "The kings of 100% acoustic folk-skiffle-swing holiday highjinks..."
Performed on washboard, drums, guitars, percussion, kazoos, slide whistles, jaw harp, washtub bass, jug,
accordions, autoharp, harmonica, piano, tenor sax, soprano sax, alto sax, baritone sax, clarinet, chromatic harmonica,
recorder, trumpet, and mandolin... with MANY SPECIAL GUESTS.
Now On Sale:
$12.25, $11.03 with discount!
Announcing the Addition of the
Vintage Music and Swing
PRICE CUTS ALL ACROSS THE BOARD IN OUR CATALOG...
RECENT NEW RELEASES:
Showcases the recent live club performance in Berkeley, California that provides fans with hot Zydeco music
they've come to expect from the Flames, in the tradition of the great
masters like Clifton Chenier, Buckwheat Zydeco, and Queen Ida. The Zydeco Flames' sizzling roots rhythms are
timeless and the execution is relentless, with a stunningly powerful groove and playlist that includes
originals and select covers in the
genres of Zydeco, Cajun, New Orleans R&B, Rock and Swamp-Pop.
$13.50, $12.38 with discount!
Country Joe McDonald:
"Time Flies By"
The first Country Joe album with a focus on a group sound since The Fish broke up in '71. Joe takes an all-acoustic jug band / string band approach here,
using Christmas Jug Band personnel and their pool of musical pals, plus Joe's own circle of talent: Harper Simon,
The Persuasions, Austin de Lone, Tim Eschliman, Gregory Dewey, Russ Gauthier, Ken "Snakebite" Jacobs, Suzy Thompson, Chris & Lorin Rowan and Bernie Krause.
All original material save one.
Decades in the making, Time Flies By
incorporates instrumentals, ballads, protests, waltzes and rock and roll.
$13.25, $11.93 with discount!
"Stompin' at the Bal De Maison"
Evolved from a story from Louisiana of house parties where so many folks
showed up to dance, the floor broke and they spent Sunday repairing it, this
CD is that party, coming at you with relentless grooves designed to keep you
stompin' in your own house or nearest dance hall, with new originals, classic
Cajun, hard core Zydeco, New Orleans R&B, blues
ballads and a French waltz.
$13.25, $11.93 with discount!
"The Wham Of That Steel Man!"
Joe Goldmark blends an eclectic mix of tunes and styles into a truly Americana, country rock shake. Disc one features rocking vocals by Keta Bill, a San Francisco
veteran of the Zasu Pitts Memorial Orchestra, Big Bang Beat, and many other local projects.
Disc two showcases Joe's playing and composing. On Sale:
$12.25, $11.03 with discount!
"The Cul-De-Sac Kids"
Paul Rogers, 20 year front man for the San Francisco rock accordion band, Those Darn Accordions, fires off a solo CD of kid friendly tunes...
a wonderful collection of 12 original witty, and heartfelt tunes that will delight kids and their parents alike...
Rogers' salute to the cul-de-sac where he grew up. On Sale:
$11.25, $10.12 with discount!
Christmas Jug Band: "On The Holiday Highway"
Recorded live across 7 shows at 4 locations in Northern California, between 2006 and 2008:
Nearly 73 minutes of live sheer CJB insanity...foremost purveyors of Seasonal
Skiffle-Swing and Jugabilly-Infused Revelry.
$11.75, $10.58 with discount!
Trombone virtuoso Mike Rinta made his name backing up scores of Jazz and Funk stars including Sly & the Family Stone, Herbie
Hancock, Buddy Guy, Otis Clay, Carlos Santana, legends Jerry Garcia and Bob Wier
and The New Orleans All Stars. This debut CD is a lovingly rendered medley of moody organic jazz with New
Orleans-style compositions featuring RHYTHMTOWN-JIVE sidemen, Kevin Zuffi, Jimmy Sanchez & Tim Eschliman.
Reptile Brothers: "What's The Rush?"
Three wacky guys from Ohio and their pals during Mill Valley's mid to late 1970s north of San Francisco music scene.... a band
of veterans from Country Joe & the Fish, Marty Balin,
Commander Cody, Etta James... features the only recording that features both the "'Tiles" and Eggs Over Easy
Missing Moonlighters - Live / Studio Closet Tapes"
All previously unreleased tracks from The Moonlighters,
a band led by Bill Kirchen, that "moonlighted" from Commander Cody and
the LPA... later to become his backing group... the early "Rhythm & Western"
sound of the group
as well as the later four-man, skinny-tie, rock/pop outfit...On Sale:
OTHER RECENT RELEASES: THOSE DARN ACCORDIONS'
a self-titled release by San Diego's
& THE ACCENTS and Northern California Zydeco favorties,
TRI TIP TRIO
all now available.
Our other NOTABLE RELEASES:
~ Solid Air
~ Mistletoe Jam reissue
~ Caroline Dahl
~ West Coast Mardi Gras Party
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Globe Records is an independent record label and mailorder catalog
from the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern california, offering CDs
cassettes and vinyl LPs of the unusual or hard to find featuring San Francisco Bay Area artists, and a searchable
database of over 15,000 mostly regional titles. Formed in 1985, this label features rock, rhythm & blues, jazz,
blues, zydeco, cajun, folk, country, New Orleans, Christmas and other musical styles by the likes of
Rhythmtown-Jive, Johnnie Johnson, Annie Sampson, Anthony Paule, Paul Rogers, the Baxter Brothers, Bill Kirchen, Brenda Boykin, Eric Swinderman,
the Charlatans, the Christmas Jug Band, Cole Tate Band, Commander Cody, the Country All Stars, Dan Hicks, Michael
Peloquin, Tri Tip Trio, Sandi & the Accents, the Farlow-Kirch Band, Caroline Dahl, David Landon, the Edlos, Freddie Roulette,
Gator Beat, Jeff Massanari, Jill Carole,
Jimmy Dillon, Alex Baum, Joe Goldmark, the Johnny Nocturne Band, Kathy N. Right, Michael And Pilar,
Mike Weiner Trio, Mitch Woods And His Rocket 88s, the Moonlighters, Paris Slim, Rhythm Sheiks,
S. E. Willis, Solid Air, Steve Gannon, Steve Gornall, The Reptile Brothers,
Those Darn Accordions, Tommy Castro, The Swing Session, Frank Biner, Frederick Nighthawk,
Transistor Rodeo, Vinyl, West Coast Mardi Gras Party, Poor Man's Whiskey, Grootna, Mad River and Bodacious.