BIG NEWS: Wisconsin, 2-13-63, volume 2 was released in late 2008-early 2009. To order volume 1 or 2 and Bucky’s other recordings, go to www.cdbaby.com For more info, just check out the reviews below or roam this website!
OTHER IMPORTANT NEWS: Wisconsin, 2-13-63, volume 1 made the list for TOP TEN CDS Of The Year at WLUW Radio in Chicago. DJ Tom Jackson ranked it #6 on a list that includes Irma Thomas, Jon Langford, Anna Fermin, Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint, Chris Thomas, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Pretty good company for ol’ Bucky to be amongst! Thanks WLUW for all the support you’ve given me and other local artists over the years. This is the second time I’ve made Tom’s TOP 10 and I’m very honored. Check ’em out at 88.7 FM.
Also, the CD made the Americana Chart in June-August 2007! Wisconsin, 2-13-63, volume 1 got regular airplay at several stations in the USA and Europe and that pushed it into the Top 100 most-played Americana CDs.
Other good news? The three-CD set Folksongs of Illinois that Bucky produced for the Illinois Humanities Council received rave reviews in regional and national media and also make the FolkDJ radio charts for several weeks in 2007-08. For info: www.press.uillinois.edu The CDs were hailed as a groundbreaking project that should serve as a model for future folk-music documentary recordings.