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Sage Arts is pleased to present CDs from the following fine recording artists:

Marley's Ghost Marley's Ghost
Ed Littlefield: You are here. Ed Littlefield
Mike Phelan Mike Phelan
Jon Wilcox Jon Wilcox
Dan Wheetman Dan Wheetman
The Boys of the Lough Boys Of The Lough
Cathall McConnell and Len Graham Cathal McConnell & Len Graham
Hank Bradley Hank Bradley
Rodney Miller Rodney Miller
Sandy Bradley and the Small Wonder String Band Sandy Bradley & the Small Wonder String Band
Erin Schrader and Edith Farrar Erin Schrader & Edith Farrar
Barney McClure Barney McClure
David West David West
Christy O'Leary Christy O'Leary
Lorin Grean Lorin Grean
Chris Newman Chris Newman
Rincon Ramblers The Rincon Ramblers
Mississippi Charles Bevel Mississippi Charles Bevel
Popcorn Behavior Popcorn Behavior
New England Tradition New England Tradition
Calum MacKinnon and Muriel Johnstone Calum MacKinnon & Muriel Johnstone
Ed Littlefield, Jr.
Going to the West
Ed Littlefield: Going to the West

Music from the 60s...the 1860s
Traditional & original music performed by Ed Littlefield, Jr.

"This recording just glistens. It radiates the true spirit of back porch American music... 'Peggy-O' is a gem... I just can't stop listening to Going to the West... is this some kind of potent sonic voodoo?" --- Micky Hart, the Grateful Dead

Ed Littlefield, Jr., is a member of Marley's Ghost and the proprietor and heart of Sage Arts. His solo CD, Going to the West showcases his musical prowess as he layers tracks with a wide range of instruments: acoustic and electric guitars, dobro, pedal steel guitar, piano, fiddle, mandolin, bass and Highland bagpipes.

Click for audio.Going to the West * Click for audio.Johnson Boys * Click for audio.You'll Find Her Name Written There *Click for audio.Been All Around This World * Click for audio.Pretty Peggy-O * Click for audio.Miss Julia's Waltz * Click for audio.Waterbound * Click for audio.Kingdom Coming * Click for audio.Standing in the Need of Prayer * Click for audio.Sail Away, Ladies * Click for audio.Green Light on the Southern * Click for audio.Over the Waterfall * Click for audio.Miss Julia's Dream

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"In making this CD, I tried in part to recreate the sound of the old time music from the mid 1800s.
Miss Julia and I like to dance to old time fiddle tunes and 'Kingdom Coming' and 'Over the Waterfall' are two tunes that one might contra dance to. After a set of square dances and contra dances the bands typically end with a waltz before they take a break.
I have very much enjoyed waltzing with Julia and I had her lovely image before me as I composed this tune. Some folks write love poems or letters or can think of clever romantic things to say; sadly I am all too often tongue-tied in these efforts, but am able to compose the occasional tune. 'Miss Julia's Waltz' is one of songs that have been inspired by Julia Derby, the other being 'Miss Julia's Dream.'" – Ed Littlefield, Jr.

"Just a quick note to let you know how much I am enjoying the CD. I listen to it all the time, and just love the cadence of your voice and the beautiful melodies. 'Peggy-O' is one of my favourite songs and I've never heard it sung more sweetly." – Wade Davis, author of Shadows in the Sun and One River.

More about Going to the West:
Ed's Extra Liner Notes and  Ed's CD Reviews

More about Ed's band, Marley's Ghost

Ed Littlefield
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