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This Saturday, July 30th, join us and dozens of other musicians at The 11th Annual Huntington (LI) Folk Festival. Scroll down for more.
1 All I Saw (3:39)
2 Shakin on Down (3:41)
3 Stopwatch (4:06)
4 Your Own Lyin' Eyes (3:27)
5 Angels on the Radio (4:35)
6 Benefit Street & Me (3:22)
7 Me (4:40)
8 The One Called Shenandoah II (4:27)
9 When I Turn to You (4:16)
10 Gardner, Illinois (3:51)
11 Let's Run Away (3:16)
12 Small Town Band (4:02)
13. Modern Man: Los Geezers del Amor (4:48)
The exciting second album by ROB CARLSON & THE BENEFIT STREET BAND (Presence PCD3304), is an all-original collection of folk, Americana, pop and rock, with a touch of humor as well. Featuring "Angels on the Radio," "All I Saw," "The One Called Shenandoah," and other in-concert favorites. Hear full songs now and buy downloads or CDs at CD Baby. Also on iTunes and YouTube (search for "Rob Carlson Benefit Street"). Also on Spotify and more.)
EXCLUSIVE BONUS SONG: the final studio recording by Rob's former group, Modern Man: "Los Geezers del Amor."
More at www.robcarlsonmusic.com
Read Rob's comments on the new album here.
Some unsolicited initial comments from fans and friends:
"Congratulations again on the CD -- great tunes, fun lyrics, I will enjoy listening again and again."
"Great album. Love it!"
"I've been listening to your music and enjoying. Especially liked 'Benefit Street & Me."
"Congratulations...so much good stuff! "
ROB CARLSON & BENEFIT STREET (What Cheer CD3345, co-produced by Presence and Inverted Turtle Records) is the first album from singer-songwriter Rob Carlson with his new band, sharing its name (and its keyboardist Paul Payton) with his long-ago group of the same name. Hear songs and buy downloads or full CDs at Bandcamp or CD Baby. More about this and other Rob Carlson and Modern Man albums at www.robcarlsonmusic.com.
In the performance photo above, L-R: Paul Payton, Rob Carlson, Sam Carlson, Vin Pasternak; Fairfield, CT
On the album cover: Vin, Sam, Rob and Paul on Benefit Street, Providence, RI
- The One Called Shenandoah
- Isaac Smiles
- Lady of Old Monterey
- Time and Time Again
- The Bells of St. Stephen's
- Seven Years
- Walk and Don't Walk
- Money Movin' Money Around
- Fly (Joachim's Song)
- Before They Know You're Gone
- Hudson Bridge
BENEFIT STREET/ THE AMERICAN DREAM (Presence PCD3301) was an original music band from New England who, as The American Dream, had a top ten single in Rhode Island in 1967 but the rest of whose music, although unreleased, received extensive airplay. Their music has never before been compiled until this unique collectors' album, which also contains previously-unheard demos and an 8-page historical booklet! Click here to begin the band's story. Hear excerpts and buy downloads or full CDs at CD Baby. The group is in the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame.
Celebrating summer at the Huntington (LI, NY) Folk Festival:
An unplugged adventure with Rob, Vin & Paul - Saturday, July 30th at the 11th Annual Huntington Folk Festival, Heckscher Park, Main St., Huntington, LI, NY, noon to 10:30 PM:
Join us for two unplugged showcases:
3:30 pm at the Folk Music Society of Huntington Stage and
5:00 at the Acoustic Music Scene stage
We'll see you there!
More performances to be announced - keep checking in!
For BOOKING, call 203-256-0580 or e-mail booking@RobCarlsonMusic.com
Looking for Paul Payton's voice-overs, including streaming demos? Go to www.paulpayton.com
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