Roots & Honey reached #43 on the Folk Alliance International Radio Charts for July 2020! It’s an honor (and a little surreal) to be keeping company with folks like Gillian Welch, Indigo Girls, and Yo-Yo Ma.
Six weeks after the album release, every track on Roots & Honey has gotten radio play!
As people who get excited about arbitrary numbers, we’re happy to share that Roots & Honey has now gotten airplay on 10 radio shows!
-“Music in the Air” on WWOV 101.1 in West Virginia
-“Catskill’s Café” on WIOX 91.3 in New York
-“Music You Can’t Hear on the Radio” on WPBR 103.3 in New Jersey
-“Tue Am Mix” on WFHB 91.3 in Indiana
-“Womenspace” on WFHB 91.3 in Indiana
-Power Folk (Podcast)
-Mostly Folk (Podcast)
-“The I, the IV, and the V” on WJCU 88.7 in Ohio
-“Folk Odyssey” on WIOX 91.3 in New York
-Blues and Roots Radio (Podcast)
We might be pinned down by the pandemic, but the songs can travel!
Bill Golembeski of Folking.com wrote a fantastic and insightful review of Roots & Honey–check it out at https://folking.com/old-time-pharmaceuticals-roots-honey-own-label/. Alongside poetic commentary on Roots & Honey, Bill offers encyclopedic knowledge of the folk music world, and his review just might introduce you to multiple great bands!
The debut Old-Time Pharmaceuticals album, Roots & Honey, is officially available as of June 20, 2020! You can hear all of the tracks for free on https://oldtimepharmaceuticals.com/music/ or https://soundcloud.com/patrick-desimio/sets/roots-honey, and if you’d like to get a copy, you can order a CD through https://oldtimepharmaceuticals.com/music/ or download the album through iTunes–just search for “Old-Time Pharmaceuticals” in the iTunes store.
May the tunes bring you joy, tears, and the occasional goosebump.
The debut Old-Time Pharmaceuticals album, Roots &.Honey, is coming in June 2020! In the meanwhile, you can preview the tracks on the “Music” page of this website–we believe in free samples.
Chart-topping roots musician Darryl Purpose is now back to full-time touring, and he’s performing a song co-written with Old-Time Pharmaceuticals: “‘Til We Come Home Strangers”! Check it out at https://www.facebook.com/DarrylinNed/videos/10214240369577743/UzpfSTIxOTA0MDMyOjEwMTAxNzY1NjQzMzEzNjYw/.
We’re pleased as punch that the Unitarian Universalist Association has published one of our Celtic-style harvest songs, “So We Go,” in the online hymnal Worship Web: https://www.uua.org/worship/words/music/so-we-go.
On March 30, the “Rose of Ben Nishaere” was selected for one of four awards for Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting in the folk/Americana category of the Great American Song Contest. The judges also offered some excellent critiques of “Ramblin’ after Rain,” so look for an even better version of that piece shortly.
Steve Makofka has recorded a lovely version of “Lullaby of the Sky” on his latest CD, Bring the Kids. You can give it a listen at http://smakofka.wixsite.com/stevemakofka/bring-the-kids-demo.