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www.cdbaby.com/artist/shoregrass

All our CDs are available here as physical or digital albums, plus all our individual singles can be downloaded here.

www.itunes.com/shoregrass

Individual tracks are available here of all our albums and singles.
ShoreGrass on Amazon MP3 Downloads Individual tracks are available here of all our albums and singles.
Order directly from us If  you can't find us at any of the other sites or prefer to buy direct, see order info at bottom of this page.
Future plans We've always got something going on, so check out what's in the works.
"Hummingbird"
(and other nearly true stories)

(2014)
"Going Home"
(2007)
"Songs of the Civil War Era"  
(2003)
"In Connecticut"  
(2001)
ShoreGrass Hummingbird CD Cover SG Going Home (cover) CW Cover ShoreGrass In CT CD Cover
Click Hummingbird album cover for detailed liner notes!

SINGLES===>

Battle of Ossippee
(2011)
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Every Day Is Christmas
(2011)
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Going Home:
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Going Home on CDBaby.com
Going Home on Amazon
ShoreGrass on iTunes

2007
ShoreGrass
is very proud of this recording of 14 originals and 2 classics. Song styles include bluegrass, old-timey, folk, swing, gospel, waltz, blues, foot-tapper, tear-jerker, etc. No two alike and some unusual ideas presented, all written and performed in a traditional style.

Musicians on this recording include:

Frank Shaw (banjo, vocals): former bass player and vocalist with Clean Living, which recorded 2 albums on the Vanguard label. Winner of the 1st place old-time banjo award at the 2001 Roxbury Contest.
Barbara Shaw (guitar, vocals): writes most of the original material performed by the band. Left corporate life behind to dabble in guitar, fiddle, bass, piano, things bluegrass.
Paul Pozzi (mandolin, vocals): incredible tenor range singer and Monroe-style mandolinist.
Jonathan Shaw (bass): multi-instrumentalist, multi-genre musician son of Frank and Barbara, taking time from his current tour with a rock band to return to his roots for this recording.
Stacy Phillips (Dobro and fiddle): talented grammy winning performer ("The Great Dobro Sessions"), author of many books and videos, instructor and internationally acclaimed artist.
Bud Morrisroe (fiddle on 1,7,8): former member of Apple Country and many other fine bands.

Bluegrass Unlimited magazine called this album "a pleasant collection of down-home music that should attract considerable attention for the band."  Sing Out! magazine called ShoreGrass "a refreshing reminder of what bluegrass music is really all about:  a talented, family-based band that seem to truly relish playing and singing together." 


Songs of the Civil War Era:
ShoreGrass Songs of the Civil War Era CD

Songs of the Civil War Era on CDBaby.com
Songs of the Civil War Era on Amazon
ShoreGrass on iTunes

Recorded live 2003 (released 2005)
We are happy to finally offer our LIVE "Songs of the Civil War Era" concert as a recording!  We hope you will enjoy our bluegrass-style interpretations of these great old songs, live and unedited as we were at the Blackstone Library one evening in March, 2003.  We covered songs popular on both sides during the "War Between the States" as well as a few songs written about the war in later years.  This recording includes familiar soldier songs from the period along with sentimental ballads, hymns and popular songs of the past and present, representing both the Union and the Confederacy.

Music has always been a chronicler as well as a blessed escape from the horrors of war.  It was, during the Civil War, and it continues to be today.  Thank you for providing us this opportunity to share our music.


In Connecticut:
ShoreGrass In Connecticut CD

In Connecticut on CDBaby.com
In Connecticut on Amazon (originals only)
ShoreGrass on iTunes

2001
ShoreGrass
released their 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!

Recording session at the American Melody Studio

And next up in the CD department:
Next CD already planned!  Stay tuned...

And we're already thinking about the next project...  

Ordering CDs directly:

You can directly order our NEW "Hummingbird," "Going Home," "In Connecticut" or "Songs of the Civil War Era" CD (please specify) by sending your name and address plus a check for $17 each (includes postage) to:

ShoreGrass
19 Beechwood Road
Branford, CT 06405

 
 

This page last updated 02/19/2014