New in our store -
Bob Stuart CDs
Bring Out the Banjo
Here is something you might not know about. One of our local heroes, and an old ship-and-stage-mate of mine, Bob Stuart, has lost his ability to perform these days, much to our collective sorrow.
However, he has amassed an impressive collection of his own recordings over the years, with a variety of material from traditional to contemporary and his own originals.
We are offering these CDs for sale here until he gets his own website.
I am happy to think that some of you can get to enjoy the lovely voice and the lovely man who has enriched our soundscape here for so many years.
~ Gordon Bok
Hang On Jon
Sea Songs and Chanteys
Songs For Elizabeth
Cassette Tapes: $3.00
February Tapes I; Play of the Lady Odivere;
Order any two and receive the other titles free.
Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast
CDs for $9.99:
Under the Sky; What a Singing There Will Be
Timberhead Music is a small publishing company that produces the written and recorded music of Gordon Bok. This music store lists all of Gordon's many recordings as well as his songbooks, as well as all the recordings of the trio Bok, Muir and Trickett. Please note: some CDs are now available only in digital format, and some of the older CDs are available through Folk-Legacy's website. We provide links for easy access. In addition we offer a handpicked selection of albums from some of Gordon's many folk musician friends.
Gordon's latest release
"Here's a bit of a landmark: selections from my first commercial recording in a New York Studio, and tracks from sessions at home - 50 years later. Peggy Seeger wrote "I am old, I am young, I am all that I've been," and it's true that all the songs I have sung have guided my life and are still a part of me.
So here are songs (and tunes) from that 1965 album, some recently made or learned, and some old songs recently visited. Carol says it feels like thumbing through a musical photo-album.
After all, now wouldn't have have ever gotten here if it wasn't for all that then, eh?"
To order, browse the albums below by clicking on "view albums" in each category. Click "Read more" for individual album details, song lists, and samples. We accept all major credit cards, or if you prefer, you can print out an order form and send it to us with a check. If you'd like to carry any of these albums and books in your store, please contact us for wholesale prices. Thanks for supporting independent artists!
Sea Songs and Chanteys
By Bob Stuart
“I had become interested in sea lore and songs as a young musician. As a child growing on the water, I always loved sailing and imagined what life was like for those sailors in the past. Throughout my life as musician they have remained a mainstay of my musical expression. The images of the sailors fighting the elements and each other always intrigued me, and the songs I sing express the rich tradition of the sea and struck a chord in my musical life. There is nothing like being on a schooner under full sail with the wind and salt air in your face and singing “I thought I heard the Old Man say, there is work tomorrow but no work today…” “Sea Songs and Chanteys” was recorded in the studio of Limin music in Northport, Maine.” ~ Bob Stuart More »