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Marley's Ghost

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

Marley's Ghost: You are here. Marley's Ghost
Ed Littlefield Ed Littlefield
Mike Phelan Mike Phelan
Jon Wilcox Jon Wilcox
Danny 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
Marley's Ghost


Marley's Ghost Albums

New - Ghost Town

Live at the Freight
Across the River
Four Spacious Guys
Ghost Country
Let de Groove Rise Up
Haunting Melodies

Marley's Ghost CDs
Solo Albums

Ed Littlefield, Jr.
Mike Phelan
Dan Wheetman
Jon Wilcox
Marley's Ghost solo CDs

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Ghost Town


Marley's Ghost: SpookedSpooked  is the Ghost's eighth album, produced by the legendary Van Dyke Parks, composer/arranger for hundreds of Warner Brother’s artists and producer of albums by Ry Cooder, Randy Newman, and the late Phil Ochs.
“Spooked” is a beautifully crafted album which serves as a tribute to the sounds the 20th Century cut its teeth on. Spooked” is riddled with Parks’ particular genius for tuning and arranging. His detailed attention to the expression of the instruments allows for even greater emotional resonance from the group, and his interweaving of styles by the order of song shows an incredible gift for storytelling. In a way, listening to Marley’s Ghost is akin to reading a selection of short essays from Mark Twain.” – Larry Sakin,

Click on any Spooked title for a sound bit.

Sail Away Ladies * Get Off the Track * Wicked Messenger * High Walls * Last Words * Palms of Victory * Old Time Religion * Girl with the Blue Dress On/Sally in the Garden * Cowboy Lullaby * Ballad of Johnny Hallyday * Love, Not Reason * There's Religion in Rhythm * Seaman's Hymn *

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Live at The Freight

Marley's Ghost: Live at the Freight Released in 2001, repressed in 2003

Live at The Freight
a compilation of songs that have been crowd pleasers for over 15 years. Marley's Ghost members Ed Littlefield Jr., Dan Wheetman, Mike Phelan, and Jon Wilcox do some of their best work on this album. No wonder it has become a best seller with Ghost enthusiasts. Add a live audience (and we do mean LIVE) and you have a party in a jewel box.

Battle of the Somme * Shenandoah * Stir It Up * Click for audio.Late in the Day * Click for audio.Sugar Trade * Leopard Skin Pillbox Hat * Click for audio.Old Plank Road * Going to the West * Story of Jacob * One Love * Dinah * Jordan am a Hard Road * Shackles and Chains * She'd Rather Be Homeless * And It Stoned Me * Mexico * The End is Not in Sight * One More Shot * Iko Iko * Click for audio.Fiddler's Green

buy  Live at The Freight CD $15.00

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Across the River

Marley's Ghost: Across the River Released in 1998; repressed in digipak in 2004

"When the men of Marley's Ghost are melted down, you will find their bones are made of music. When you play that music, a certain light will appear...." – Robert Fulghum

Click for audio.Tender Mercy * Johnny Too Bad * Click for audio.Someday My Day Will Come * Into the Mystic * Drop Down Mama * Sign of the Times * Going to the West * Leela Leela * Nothing But the Past * Key to the Highway * Click for audio.Science Ain't Gonna Save You * Guava Jelly * Click for audio.River Dunce

buy  Across the River CD $15.00

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Four Spacious Guys

Four Spacious Guys Released in 1996

"Marley's Ghost can turn on a dime, change their stripes and move as fast as any band in America. When we all got together to talk about what kind of record to make (because they could make many) a wonderful image became our guide: a thin mist, tall fir trees, dappled light, smoke rising from a chimney, the sound of the river in the distance and, inside, a few good friends making music. So take a batch of bluegrass and Old Time String Band music, add in some fine songwriting, some Cajun and Celtic spice and great harmony singing and you'll be well on your way to knowing what this record is all about... Four Spacious Guys playing the music they love." –
Nick Forster, Boulder, Colorado

Sailing Away to the West * Higher Ground * Click for audio.Gabrielle * Sugar Trade * Oh, Mary Don't Weep * How Will I Ever Be Simple Again * Sirey (Sierra) Peaks * Click for audio.I Can See Your Aura * Click for audio.Teach My Heart to Believe * Click for audio.Hearts Aren't Made of Stone * Turtle Dove * Fiddler's Green * Rock the Rose * Them Beautiful Bottles

buy  Four Spacious Guys CD $15.00

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Gospel: How Can I Keep from Singing

GospelReleased in 1992; remixed, remastered and repressed in 2004

"Winner of the honorable mention NAIRD Indies award for Best Gospel Album of 1992. Here is one of the most gratifying gospel collections that one would ever want to encounter. Indicative of their remarkable talent, it is a continuation of the Ghost's tradition transcending the realm of ordinary gospel outings. Guest artists Barney McClure and Michael Shrieve lend their spirits and singular talents to material ranging from the Golden Gate Quartet and Soulstirrers to the Carter Family and Ralph Stanley. Interpreted with distinct passion and zeal, this musical delicacy is a truly special collection with a welcome message of inspiration." –
Bluegrass Unlimited

Click for audio.Working on a Building * Click for audio.Sinner Man * Click for audio.I Am a Pilgrim * Click for audio.I'm on My Way (the Story of Job) * Cry from the Cross * Jesus Gave Me Water * Peace in the Valley * Amazing Grace * Sowin' on the Mountain * Pass Me Not * Little Moses * Walkin' in Jerusalem * Wings of a Dove * How Can I Keep from Singing * Rivers of Babylon

buy  Gospel: How Can I Keep from Singing CD $15.00

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Ghost Country

Ghost CountryReleased in 1991

In response to appeals from friends and fans alike, the Ghost returns to its country-western roots on their third Sage Arts recording. Drawing from vintage country, western swing, bluegrass, old-timey, gospel and rural rock as well as more modem Nashville and Bakersfield sounds, the boys mix their own originals with tributes to Hank Williams, Merle Travis, Sonny\Throckmorton and Public Domain. Featuring Tony Marcus on fiddle, Bill Shepherd on accordion, and favorites Barney McClure and Michael Buono.

Click for audio.One More Shot * Click for audio.Trouble on the Line * Window Shopping * Lonely Enough to Know * Run Mountain * Gospel Plow * The Way I Am * Click for audio.Dark as a Dungeon * Click for audio.Blues for Sportin' Life * Better Come Dancing * Molly and Tenbrooks * Two Bits * Lonely Night

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Let de Groove Rise Up

Marley's Ghost: Let de Groove RiseUpReleased in 1989; repressed in 1991; remixed, remastered and repressed in digipak in 2005

"A more relaxed country feel. Originals and covers...played with real zest and panache. Superb musicians...skilled and vibrant...sure to satisfy on a number of levels." –
Scott H. Glasscoe, Down Home Music

Click for audio.Turkey Day Rap-Sodee * (Your Love is Like the) Mountain Water * Click for audio.Mexico * Click for audio.Shine This Light * Seamus O'Brien * Streets of Babylon * Click for audio.Meet de Boys on the Battlefront * No Place Like Texas * A Pirate Looks at Forty * Sunrise Over Big Muddy

buy Let de Groove Rise Up CD $15.00

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Haunting Melodies

Haunting MelodiesReleased in 1987; repressed in 1989 & 1991; remixed, remastered and repressed in digipak in 2005

Marley's Ghost's acclaimed debut album covering an eclectic selection of material ranging from Bluegrass and Gospel to the Wild Tchoupitoulas and Delta blues. Instruments combine with vocal harmonies to create a rich sound; a folk heart lifted up by reggae's spiritual essence.

Click for audio.Lay Down Your Weary Tune * Click for audio.The End is Not in Sight * Alone Together * Click for audio.Pass Me Not * I'm a King Bee * Sitting in Limbo * One Love * Click for audio.Rachel * Who Will the Next Fool Be * And It Stoned Me * Bob Dylan's Dream * Iko Iko

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