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In Connecticut - Originals Ltd

by Shoregrass

A lively mix of original songs written in the bluegrass tradition, reflecting roots with a local flavor, by an eclectic 5-piece Connecticut band. This limited release contains only Shaw originals from the full "In Connecticut" CD released in 2001.
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1. Connecticut Waltz
2:41 $0.99
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2. One More Miner
2:23 $0.99
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3. Against the Tide
4:27 $0.99
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4. Sing Away the Sorries
2:35 $0.99
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5. A Waltz for You
2:11 $0.99
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6. I Can't Go Home
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This digital release contains only the 6 original songs from the full CD entitled "In Connecticut" which is also available on CDBaby. Barbara & Frank Shaw co-wrote "A Waltz For You" and all the rest were composed by Barbara. Musicians on these tracks include:

Frank Shaw (banjo, vocals, guitar on 4, bass on 2,3,5,6)
Barbara Shaw (guitar, vocals, bass on 4)
Paul Pozzi (mandolin, vocals)
Larry Rothermel (fiddle)
Louis Audette (bass on 1)

ShoreGrass released this debut CD "In Connecticut" in late 2001. It was recorded at American Melody Studio in Guilford, CT, engineered and mixed by nationally renowned musician Phil Rosenthal. The songs reflect their strong roots in traditional acoustic music as well as their affection for New England, especially the debut of the instrumental "Connecticut Waltz," and "I Can't Go Home," which comments on changes in hometown Branford, CT. This CD was selected for review by the Philadelphia Folksong Society, which said:

"...they sound terrific. Their enthusiasm is infectious, their blend is sweet, their repertoire is varied easy listening. I gave this CD the old dishwashing test and it lasted all the way through the dinnerware, even surviving the wok, which gets done last."

A testimonial about the "Connecticut Waltz" from the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce:

"Connecticut Waltz" is a beautiful song that eases the mind of everything and brings thoughts of times past. The song is easy listening and uplifting at the same time with a refreshing melody. It seems this waltz would be a great representation for Connecticut and we thank you for taking the time and effort to put it together. This is a time when people understand how important it is to have "roots" and you are offering a song that can symbolize people's love for Connecticut!


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