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Harvey Reid's recordings are available at concerts, by mail from our web store, phone, e-mail and a few specialty stores. A few titles are available new from Amazon.com.


Here is a list of tracks available for purchase as digital downloads from the services listed to the left...


Many (but not all) of Harvey Reid's 32 recordings are available as digital downloads on: iTunes, CD Baby, Rhapsody, eMusic, Amazon, Napster, Liquid Digital Media, PayPlay, AudioLunchbox, GroupieTunes, and Ruckus, plus many others. A number of his albums are also for sale digitally on Google Music (Android Market)

If you want one of our recordings please mail, e-mail, or call us, or use our online shopping cart

We do not share your data with anyone or sell your name and address. We keep most things in stock, and always ship promptly. Currently our only artists are Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen.

All titles are 60+ or 70+ minutes of audiophile music, with virtually no edits, overdubs or multi-tracking.

Dealer inquiries invited.

(If there are any of you still out there who sell recordings in a store...)

We offer an interesting option of custom CD's, where you can order from the out-of-print catalog, with some selected goodies including out-takes, live cuts and historic things. These are available on a pay-per-song basis, and burned onto a CD that will be mailed to you with art work and liner notes. (Details on the custom CD page.)


we have a handful left of catalog #'s 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110 and 111


Our shopping cart calculates various kinds of shipping worldwide. Orders going to Maine will be charged 5.5% sales tax.

About Harvey's 2 out-of-print LP's...

You can also find some collectibles, books, capos and whatever else we have for sale on Harvey's web store


Liberty Guitar Method


The Liberty Guitar Method


CD and Digital download
The companion CD to the book of the same name that shows how beginners can play these 14 iconic songs with only simple 2-finger chords. Harvey and Joyce Andersen sing these songs using only the 2 middle fingers of the left hand in Liberty Tuning. An amazing new idea for beginners and children.

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, Hush Little Baby, The Cuckoo, This Land Is Your Land, Amazing Grace, Folsom Prison Blues, Your Cheating Heart, Let It Be, Angel from Montgomery, Maybellene, Imagine, The Wedding Song, Someone Like You, House of the Rising Sun


Liberty Guitar ALbum


The Liberty Guitar Album


CD and Digital download

A remarkable solo guitar instrumental album, played with only the middle 2 fingers of the left hand, to illustrate the musical power of Harvey's new discovery Liberty Tuning.


Fields of Gold, The Liberty Blues, All I Have To Do Is Dream, St. James Infirmary, Old Joe Clark, Tennessee Waltz, Nocturne in Fm, Stephen Fostering, Moon Shadow, Shady Grove/Wildwood Flower, Thinking of Jimmie, Simple Gifts, Woodying, Nursery Rhyming


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The Autoharp Waltz


CD and Digital download

After 10 years, Harvey has finally made a 2nd autoharp album. Mostly solo arrangements of traditional standards plus some great new originals-- a "must-have" for Harvey's autoharp fans.

1. Sweet Hour of Prayer 2. The Autoharp Waltz 3. Slipped Through My Hand 4. Gold Watch & Chain/Gospel Ship 5. Scotland Bridge 6. Times Gone By 7. Fishing Pond Blues 8. Wayfaring Stranger 9. East Virginia 10. In Dark Winter Rejoiceth 11. Train That Carried My Girl From Town 12. Scarborough Fair 13. Filled With Love 14. Lorena 15. Bully of the Town 16. Lament for Abigail Curtis


Songs From A Long Road


Songs From A Long Road


CD and Digital download

Original songs that showcase Harvey's songwriting. He is best-known for his instrumental work, but his songs are as wide as they are deep. These songs span almost 40 years of his long career "under the radar." 7 of the 16 tracks were remixed and re-mastered from earlier albums, 5 are brand-new recordings of some of his classic songs (*), and 4 are previously unreleased tracks** including a live cut written in 1972, from a 1985 concert...

Too Old To Ride*, Cryin' Shame*, This Old Heart of Mine, It's A Banjo Playing, Losers In Love, Sing Me A Lullaby*, Time And Space**, Old Portsmouth Town, Silver Midnight Moon*, Restless Man*, The Lights Of Love, Talkin' Organic Food**, All Or Nothing, Autumn**, Dying A Little, Sweet Guitar**



Capo Voodoo: Songs CD


Capo Voodoo: Songs



CD and Digital download

Many of Harvey's best partial capo songs assembled in one place! Collected from 11 prior albums spanning 25 years, they showcase 9 different partial capo configurations. Mostly remixed and re-mastered from earlier recordings, with some new recordings & unreleased tracks.* Just guitar and voice- no distracting commercial production.

Dreamer or Believer, St. James Infirmary, From Where I Stand, How Can I Keep From Singing*, The Cuckoo, The Lakes Of Pontchartrain, I Have Finally Found A Home, Once Upon A Time, Maybe Someday*, Farther Along, A Very Old Song*, Roving Gambler, Short Life Of Trouble, Twilight, The Boatman



Capo Voodoo: Solo Guitar CD


Capo Voodoo: Solo Guitar



CD and Digital download

The best of Harvey's ground-breaking partial capo work collected in one place! 18 solo guitar instrumentals, featuring mostly 6-string fingerstyle, with some slide, 12-string and 2 flatpick pieces. Mostly remixed and re-mastered from earlier recordings, with some new & unreleased tracks*.

Suite: for the Duchess • Für Elise • Arkansas Traveler • The Albatross • Macallan’s Jig • Norway Suite 3• Wildwood Flower • The Unknown Soldier • Johnson’s Blues* • Hard Times, Come Again No More* • Slipped Through My Hand • The Lucky Penny • Red in the Sky* • Sly Damsel Serenade • Camptown Races/ Oh Susannah • Prelude: From Minstrel’s Dream



Solo Guitar Project Vol 2


The Solo Guitar Project

Volume 2



CD and Digital download

12 solo guitar instrumentals, featuring mostly 6-string fingerstyle, with some slide, 12-string and a little flatpicking. Collected, remixed and re-mastered from earlier CD's. Stellar guitar playing, stellar sound.

Star Island Jig, Magnolia Promenade, Norway Suite 1: The Waterfall, Norway Suite 1: The Fjord, Woodchopper's Hornpipe/Jimmy in the Swamp, Lost Lullaby, Five Cent Cigar, Above the Clouds, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Minstrel's Dream, Life is Like A Mountain Railroad, Minuet in G



Solo Guitar Project Vol 1


The Solo Guitar Project

Volume 1



CD and Digital download

12 solo guitar instrumentals, featuring mostly 6-string fingerstyle, with some slide & 12-string. Classical, rags, jigs, etc. Collected, remixed and re-mastered from earlier CD's.

Racing the Storm, Amazing Grace/What a Friend/Swing Low, Prelude in Dm, Canal Street Strut, Uncloudy Day, Cindy/Cripple Creek, Scotland Suite 1: Requiem, Pegasus, The French Quarter Concerto, Flüf's Vacation, Archibald MacDonald of Keppoch, Dirty Dish Rag




The Wreck of the Isidore



"A Glimpse into Maine's Hidden History"

CD inside color HARDBACK BOOK

Harvey wrote 4 songs about this local shipwreck back in 2001 and 2002 (3 appeared on CD #115). He has done a number of local memorial concerts and now this fascinating piece of local history has grown into a beautiful 102-page color hardback book, ith a 13-song CD included. All 4 Isidore songs appear (including an unreleased song), as well as 9 other nautically-themed instrumental tracks collected from his back catalog, including an unreleased new version the "Star island Jig." READ MORE ABOUT IT

Waltz of the Waves, Will You Go to the Sea, Home Again From Foreign Lands, The Wreck of the Isidore, Pieces of Eight, The Water is Wide, Unlucky Sailors, Dance the Storm Is Over, Lament for a Cabin Boy, Star Island Jig, Keeper of the Light, Sailor's Hornpipe, Sailing in the Lowlands




Blues & Branches



71 min. solo CD features slide guitar & blues

CD and Digital download

His 1st solo project since the Autoharp Album in 2003, and the first to feature his guitar since 2000. "Blues & Branches" 16 tracks showcase Reid's masterful slide guitar and bluesier side of his music, with 7 originals, 7 arrangements of traditional tunes, and 2 covers. Includes 2 autoharp songs, one on the 6-string banjo, and features Reid on 11 different guitars, including metal-body resonator, 12-string, Chrysalis, lap steel and dobro guitars. Mostly songs, with 3 instrumentals. Over 70 mins. of acoustic purity. READ MORE ABOUT IT

The Pork Chop Slap, Raleigh & Spencer, Let Your Light Shine On Me, One Kind Favor, From Where I Stand, Sly Damsel Serenade (H. Reid), Fishing Pond Blues, Fool Me Twice Blues, St. James Infirmary, Cryderville Jail, The Year Clayton Delaney Died (T. Hall), Walk Through A Graveyard, The Train That Carried My Girl From Town, Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore,Try Mine (R. Goldman), Hollywood


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The Song Train



4-CD boxed set with 80 page hardback book

CD and Digital download


A landmark recording and an incredible new resource for anyone who wants to play more music. The 4th collaboration with singer/fiddler/ guitarist Joyce Andersen. 56 two-chord folk, blues, gospel, rock, country, bluegrass and celtic songs arranged and performed for basic acoustic guitar, but sung and played with Reid & Andersen's usual passion and expertise. The 80-page color hardback book is crammed with chords, charts, tips, history, amazing photos, and all sorts of useful and helpful information. A perfect gift! Read more about it...

Roving Gambler, Handsome Molly, Clyde, John Henry, Old Blue, When Your Troubles Are Like Mine, Jambalaya, Feelin' Alright, Jack O' Diamonds Blues, Pistol Packing Mama, Waltz Across Texas, Little Maggie, Bound for the Promised Land, Ode to the E Chord, Tulsa Time, Honky Tonkin', My Horses Ain't Hungry, Memphis, Changed the Locks, Sinner Man, I Love You A Thousand Ways, Moonshiner's Blues, Tombstone Blues, Oh Death, Kentucky, Rock Island Line, You Never Can Tell, Tijuana, My Old Home on the Green Mountainside, Defying Gravity, Baby Please Don't Go, Miner's Refrain, Buffalo Skinners, Simple Gifts, Shake Your Hips, Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down, The Cuckoo, Rye Whiskey, I'll Go Stepping Too, Willie Seton, Joshua Fit The Battle, Tom Dooley, Black Jack Davy, Far End of Summer, Bright Morning Stars, Willie Moore, Well Well Well, Ramblin' Man, Pastures of Plenty, Wild Bill Jones, Single Girl, Married Girl, A-11, Old Man at the Mill, The Hills Of Roane County, Little Birdie, Where the Soul Never Dies



Christmas Morning


CD and Digital download


Finally! Another Holiday CD after 21 years. Recorded during the Holidays, (started on Christmas morning!) this one features vocal and instrumental duets with Joyce Andersen on a folk/acoustic Christmas gem. Beautiful interplay between Reid & Andersen, plus more of Reid's amazing guitar, autoharp and also mandolin and lap steel work. Another instant classic.Read More About it

I Saw Three Ships * Angels We Have Heard On High * Christ Was Born In Bethlehem * We Three Kings * Pretty Paper (W. Nelson) * Song Of The Magi (A. Mitchell) * Joy To The World * Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem * Little Town Of Bethlehem * Merry Christmas Baby (C. Brown) * How Can I Keep From Singing * The First Noel * First Christmas Away From Home (S. Rogers) * Not Grieve The Dying Light * Candlelight Carol * Adeste Fidelis * Winter Grace * Away In A Manger



One April Night





One of Harvey's amazing concerts caught on camera. Beautifully filmed with 3 cameras, a pro director and lots of great close-up footage, and 16 great songs with Harvey on 6 & 12-string and slide guitars and his inimitable autoharp. 71 minutes of concert footage. Plus bonus "hidden" music tracks-- you get Track 1 of 14 of Harvey's CD's.This is Harvey in action, doing a great show for a great audience, with some of his best-known songs plus some less-common ones. Fans have been raving about it.

Scotland Suite: Part 1, Silver Blue, Cindy/Cripple Creek, In Dark Winter Rejoiceth, Sing Me A Lullaby, Gospel Medley, Star Island Jig, I Have Finally Found a Home, California Blues, Waltz of the Waves, Flowers of Saskatchewan, Maplewood March, Highwire Hornpipe, Above the Clouds, Cryin Shame, Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning



Kindling the Fire


CD only

Reid's 2nd collaboration CD with singer/fiddler/songwriter Joyce Andersen, with an exciting mix of original, traditional and covers. Showcases their razor-sharp harmony singing and instrumental work, and takes their partnership to a new depth and energy. They share songwriting and lead vocal roles. 13 songs and 2 instrumentals, with a down-home and roots feel, with 4 originals, 5 traditionals, and 4 reworkings of songs by Willie Johnson, Lemon Jefferson, John Hurt, Lucinda Williams, Norman Blake and more. Read more about it. REVIEWS

TRACKS: Jack of Diamonds, Church Bells, Good Years, Trimmed & Burning, Can’t Let Go, Losers in Love, The Spring Hill Reel, Revelations Roll, Billy Gray, Primitives, Bound For the Promised Land, I’ll Fly Away, Louis Collins, More Precious than Gold, Ode to Bille Joe



The Autoharp Album


CD and Digital download

Except for a little rhythm guitar and some duets with the violin, it is all solo. Reid showcases his uncannily accurate technique, while bringing a significant body of new music to the repertoire of the instrument. 6 different autoharps (including an antique 1885 Zimmermann), and Bryan Bowers' personal instruments) Reid dazzles in chromatic and diatonic styles, and offers lovely re-recordings of some of his better-known autoharp songs. 9 Reid originals, 11 arrangements of traditional tunes. Read more about it.

1- Waltz Of The Waves 2- On The Sea Of Galilee 3- Ung Aslaug 4- The Lowlands Of Holland 5- The Autoharp Polka 6- Southwind/Simple Gifts 7- The Coming Of Winter 8- Flowers Of Saskatchewan 9- John Henry 10- Not Grieve The Dying Light 11- Civil War Medley .) 12- Peach Picking Time 13- Lament for a Cabin Boy 14- Down Yonder Medley 15- The Flower Of Loudoun County 16- The Harp That Once Through Tara's Halls 17- Frankie & Johnny 18- Bouree in G 19- Maplewood March 20- Gathering The Harvest 21- Let Your Light Shine On Me



Dreamer or Believer


Double-CD only

A 2-disc retrospective One song & one instrumentalfrom each of 20 years, with 20 unreleased or out-of-print cuts, plustracks taken from all previous albums. (Unreleased tracks marked with an *) Read more about it.

156 minutes of music chronicle the career of one of today's most productive and versatile acoustic musicians. Reid showcases his songwriting and peerless instrumental skills on acoustic guitar, 12-string and slide guitars, 6-string banjo, autoharp, bouzouki, mandocello and lap steel. His arrangements of traditional songs are legendary, and this CD has 14 of them, plus 23 originals, and 3 covers. There are also 9 exciting live tracks from concerts and even some long-ago club gigs.

DISC ONE- INSTRUMENTALS 1- Wildwood Flower* 2- The Mockingbird* 3- Lorena* 4- Fiddle Tune Medley* 5- The Streets of Fyvio 6- Resorting to Mystery* 7- Off to Adventure 8- The Albatross 9- Prelude to the Minstrel's Dream 10- Arkansas Traveler 11- Unknown Soldier 12- Crossing the Badlands 13- Wayfaring Stranger 14- Pieces of Eight 15- Five Cent Cigar 16- Fishers Hornpipe Medley* 17- The Lucky Penny 18- Gospel Medley* 19- Pegasus 20- Minuet in G*

DISC TWO- SONGS 1- I've Been Everywhere* 2- Matchbox Blues* 3- The Flower of Loudoun County* 4- Slipped Through My Hand (vocal version) * 5- Barbara Allen* 6- Feeling Lowdown* 7- Candlelight 8- Lonesome As Can Be* 9- Dreamer or Believer 10- Otto Wood 11- Missing A Train 12- Circles 13- Lights Of Love* 14- Sunny Banks of Sweet Deliverance* 15- Call Me the Breeze* 16- It's A Banjo Playing 17- This Old Heart of Mine 18- Sing Me A Lullaby* 19- To the Western Wind* 20- Will You Go to the Sea



The Great Sad River


CD and Digital download

...and other songs of love, water and darkness.. 60+ mins. A collaboration with singer/fiddler/songwriter Joyce Andersen. Features their brilliant harmony singing and imaginative instrumental work, with 6 new Reid originals, some traditional songs, and covers of Dylan, Pete Droge, David Francey and Jesse Winchester songs. Along with his usual impeccable guitar work, Harvey contributes 4 songs on the mando-cello, 2 with 6-string banjo, plus some powerful slide guitar, lap steel and a taste of his autoharp. A powerful musical statement.

1- moonshiner's blues 2- the great sad river 3- will you go to the sea 4- home again (from foreign lands) 5- the wreck of the isidore 6- well well well 7- the fourth of july 8- torn screen door 9- the road to hiram 10- mississippi you're on my mind 11- stand clear 12- the rose of allendale 13- farther along

Read more about "The Great Sad River".



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Guitar Voyages


CD only


A tour-de-force of solo steel-string guitar music! 66 mins of all-new compositions and arrangements, recorded in stunning 24-bit quality. Featuring 6-string, 12-string and slide guitar pieces from one of the masters of the instrument. Sets a new standard for sound quality and musicianship. A must-have for fans of Harvey's guitar work, or for guitar lovers anywhere. All cuts played solo by Harvey, with no overdubs, multi-tracking, effects, compression or annoying studio production. Just pure guitar.

Racing the Storm (H. Reid)(4:46), The Lost Lullaby (4:03) [12-string], French Quarter Concerto (8:20), Life Is Like A Mountain Railroad (Trad./arr. H. Reid)(3:10) [slide guitar], Norway Suite Part 1: The Waterfall (4:21), Part 2: Across The Fjord (3:03), Part 3: Farewell to Vikedal (3:45, Pegasus (H. Reid)(6:58) [12-string], Uncloudy Day (Trad. /Arr. H. Reid)(3:16), Scotland Suite: Part I: Requiem For The Last Minstrel (9:57, Part II: The Speyside Jig (2:08), Part III: The Hills of Torridon (3:54), Flüf's Vacation (3:01) [slide guitar], Miss the Mississippi (J. Rodgers/ Arr. Reid)(3:15), Skye Boat Song (Trad. /Arr. H. Reid)(2:01)

More about Guitar Voyages


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Fruit on the Vine


CD only

The 62 mins. of music include 13 new originals, 7 songs, 10 instrumentals; with 8 solo pieces & 6 duets and collaborations with special guests: Brian Silber (violin, viola), Rick Watson (keyboard), Lynn Rothermich (harmony vocals), David Surette (mandolin), Anne Dodson (vocal and pennywhistle), Gary Sredzienski (accordion), Matt Szostak (hurdy gurdy), T.S. Baker (harmony vocal), and Kent Allyn (bass). 3 new autoharp pieces, 2 for the octave mandolin, a new one for the 6-string banjo, plus 4 guitar solos, including one slide guitar piece & ragtime guitar composition #4.

Macallan's Jig, I Have Finally Found a Home, Times Gone By, Silver Midnight Moon, The Magnolia Promenade, Babylon Is Fallen, The Great Pyramid, Farewell to the Gold, In Dark Winter Rejoiceth, The Lucky Penny, It's A Banjo Playing, Above the Clouds, Aragon Mill, Lindsay Road, This Old Heart of Mine, Lament for Abigail Curtis, The Ash Grove



In Person

(2 CD's)


CD only

142 minutes!! 2 double- length live CD's, recorded at 15 different concerts, shows the Master Minstrel at his finest. Features 40 songs, 14 originals, 8 covers, 18 traditionals, and 65 mins. of previously unreleased music, with 12 cuts that appear nowhere else.

5 tracks that feature Harvey in group settings. A 16-page booklet has lyrics and Harvey's usual in-depth liner notes and observations on the songs and the gigs. The overall mood of this recording is one of high-energy, and included along with 18 traditional songs and 14 Reid originals are songs by the Rolling Stones, J.J. Cale, and Bill Monroe.

REVIEWS OF "In Person"

DISC 1: Off to Adventure/A Windy Grave, Police Dog Blues, How Can I Keep From Singing?, All or Nothing, Duncan & Brady, Archibald McDonald/John Barleycorn, Maggots in the Sheepshide/ Fishers Hornpipe, Gathering Flowers/Show Me the Road, Clyde, 5 Cent Cigar, Sing Me A Lullaby, Rock Bottom, Si Bheag Si Mhor/ Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine, Dreamer Or Believer, Summertime, To The Western Wind
DISC 2: Red in the Sky, Delia, Waltz of the Waves/Crown the Queen, Vigilante Man, Too Old to Ride, Gospel Medley, Oh Marie, Spider and the Fly, Jack Tarr the Sailor/ Southwind, Cryin' Shame, Cindy /Cripple Creek, My Louisiana Love, Cocaine Blues, A Very Old Song



Artistry of the 6-String Banjo


Remastered in 2009

CD and Digital download

The first album (and still the only one) devoted entirely to this un-common member of the banjo family. May well prove to be the definitive one. Features 12-string banjo on 3 of the 21 cuts. Harvey puts the instrument through its paces with classical, celtic, old-time, blues, ragtime + some surprises. Mostly solo, all-digital, 10 originals, 6 re-issues of cuts from earlier recordings*. Re-mastered and re-packaged in Nov 2008, so the music sounds better and art work is different than the old black version.

SONGS: The Entertainer, Jesse James*, The Gaoler's Jig, Six-Shooter Stomp, Minuet In G, Mock Orange, The Sailor's Hornpipe, Sitting On Top Of The World, Rickett's Hornpipe/Boys From Bluehill, Bill Bailey*, Andelusia Revisited, Suite: For The Duchess, Old Black Joe*, Good For Nothin' Blues, Chanoyu*, Cindy/Cripple Creek*, Bonaparte Crossing The Rhine, Pieces Of Eight, Canal Street Strut, The Cuckoo*, The Unknown Soldier


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CD and Digital download

All-instrumental, all-traditional; "Grand Old Songs From Long Ago." The music press loved this one. Hot picking + sweet melodies, features guitar, autoharp + banjo, 9 solo pieces, 10 duets with special guests Dan Crary, Brian Silber, Moondi Klein, David Surette. Mostly fingerstyle acoustic guitar, with some flatpicking, slide & 12-string.

TRACKS: Hard Times Come Again No More, My Grandfather's Clock, Scarborough Fair, Gathering Flowers From The Hillsides, Jesse James, The Minstrel Boy, Down By The Riverside/Old Time Religion, The Banks Of The Ohio, The Old Spinning Wheel, The Blue Bells Of Scotland, Simple Gifts, Wayfaring Stranger, Buffalo Gals, Four Marys, Listen To The Mocking Bird, Old Black Joe, Annie Laurie, Bill Bailey, Londonderry Air

For more information about CHESTNUTS + record reviews


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Remastered/Re-released in 2011

CD and Digital download

18 acoustic originals, features 12 of Harvey's songs + 7 instrumentals on 6 & 12-string + slide guitar, autoharp, mandolin & bouzouki. Folk, ragtime, baroque, Celtic, gospel, blues, ballads + funky songs. Mostly solo, with Lynn Rothermich on 5 harmony vocals. A good sampler of Harvey's art.

SONGS: Oh Marie, Missing A Train, Red In The Sky- Blood On The Water, Circles, Star Island Jig, Shake It Loose, Five Cent Cigar, Love Like Lightning, Crossing the Badlands, Like An Orphan Child, Good Old Days Blues, Golden Rule, Maplewood March, Waiting For The Day, Once Upon A Time, Planxty Denny, The Gray Man, How In This World, The Unknown Soldier


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Steel Drivin' Man


Remastered in 2009

CD and Digital download

A reverent look at the old songs. All-traditional, all-solo,-- just Harvey by himself playing traditional music. A powerful statement by one of the finest acoustic musicians of our time. 6, 12-string & slide guitars, autoharp & banjo with 14 songs and 5 instrumentals.* Perfect for kids and folk music fans.

Remastered in 2009 - sounds better than ever...

Acoustic Guitar Magazine picked Steel Drivin' Man as one of top 10 Folk albums of all time For details...

SONGS: John Henry, Arkansas Traveler*, Otto Wood, Ain't No More Cane, Great Speckled Bird/Wildwood Flower*, Railroad Bill, Blind Fiddler, Frankie & Johnnie, Jack Tarr The Sailor, The Water Is Wide*, The Fox, Duncan & Brady, Texas Rangers, Camptown Races/Oh Susannah*, Rising Sun Blues, Danville Girl, The Cuckoo, Streets of Laredo, Red River Valley*

Check out the in-depth interview with Harvey about this album from FACE Magazine


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CD only

A sampler of a variety of Harvey's work that showcases his compositions and diversity of styles. 10 instrumentals, 9 songs, 6 borrowed from other CD's, 6 re-recordings (*) of out-of-print LP releases, and 4 cuts that appear nowhere else (^).

SONGS: All or Nothing*, Prelude: From the Minstrel's Dream (^)*, Vigilante Man, Off To Adventure, Too Old to Ride, Mockingbird, Dying A Little (^), Maggots in the Sheepside/Flowers of Edinburgh, The Coming of Winter, Dreamer or Believer*, Bonnie Streets of Fyvio, Restless Man* (^), Cindy/Cripple Creek*, Waltz of the Waves, Johnny the Fisherman (^), Cryin' Shame*, Chanoyu, California Blues (^), Danny Boy.


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Solo Guitar Sketchbook


CD only

All-digital, all-solo guitar instrumental. Our best-seller, this one has won Harvey worldwide acclaim. Original, classical, traditional, standards, sea shanties, impeccably played on mostly 6-string, with some 12-string & slide guitar. No overdubs, edits or splices at all. Just great guitar playing. Made Guitar Player Magazine's Top 20 "desert island" list of acoustic guitar CD's.

TRACKS: Suite: For The Duchess, The Albatross, Cindy/ Cripple Creek, Summertime, Canal Street Strut, Prelude In Dm, Woodchopper's Reel/Jimmy In The Swamp, The Fisherman, Highwire Hornpipe, Amazing Grace/What A Friend/Swing Low, For Whom The Bell Tolls, Für Elise, Slipped Through My Hand, Still Life With Blues, Daybreak in Dublin, Moon River, Dirty Dish Rag, Elves & The Shoemaker, Sailing In The Lowlands.

Reviews of Solo Guitar Sketchbook


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Of Wind & Water (1988)

re-mastered in 2008

CD and Digital download

Harvey's first CD, and possibly the first independent folk CD ever made. A consistent favorite with fans and a beautiful artistic statement; sort of a sequel to #103, with similar neo-Celtic/nautical mood.10 instrumentals, 7 songs. 4 traditional cuts, 13 originals. Features a lot of 12-string & autoharp; with some help from Sarah Bauhan (tin whistle), Rick Watson (keyboard) Lynn Rothermich (harmony vocals) + a duet with Susie Burke (vocal+ guitar). No blues or slide guitar.

Remastered in 2009

SONGS: Off To Adventure, Silver Blue, Maggots in the Sheepshide/Flowers of Edinburgh, The Lakes of Pontchartrain, The Keeper of the Light, Pieces of Eight, Show Me the Road, Midnight on the Water, Dance: The Storm Is Over, The Boatman, Southwind, April Rain, Crown the Queen, To the Western Wind, Waltz of the Waves, Candlelight, A Windy Grave.



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The Heart of the Minstrel on Christmas Day


CD and Digital download

An extraordinarily lovely and spirited album of Christmas instrumentals on guitar & autoharp. Just the unadorned beauty of this timeless music and one of today's finest players, and one of Harvey's most popular and enduring recordings. Many of the cuts here were originally recorded in 1984 and released on a limited-edition cassette titledThe Christmas Project. The additonal cuts were added in 1987 and laterwhen the CD was released.

SONGS: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Deck the Halls, Angels We Have Heard on High, Greensleeves, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Silent Night, The Little Drummer Boy, Away in a Manger, Good King Wenceslas, Ode to Joy, Hark the Herald, O Tannenbaum, Jingle Bells, Carol of the Birds, The Heart of the Minstrel On Christmas Day, Rudolf, O Holy Night.

See some reviews of this album


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The Coming Of Winter


Out of print for years. Remastered in 2012- available again as CD and digital download

Lovely, passionate and mysterious music, recorded in the Fall in a cottage on the coast of Maine. 9 instrumentals and 4 songs set a powerful mood & reflect the power of the ocean and the impending cold weather. Designed to wear well during repeated listenings during the winter. Mostly 6-string & a lot of autoharp. Includes a remarkable 23 minute guitar piece*. Features Brian Silber (violin & viola) on 8 cuts.

AVAILABLE ON iTUNES and many other platforms

SONGS: The Last Dance of Summer, Twilight, Bonnie Street of Fyvio, The Fisher's Hornpipe, Old Portsmouth Town, The Hunter's Moon, The Road to Dundee, Guide Me, The Coming of Winter, The Minstrel's Dream*, Lord of the Dance, Archibald MacDonald of Keppoch, Gathering the Harvest


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A Very Old Song


Only available as LP & CDR

All originals. 6-string, 12-string, slide, autoharp. 4 instrumentals, 8 songs. Features Lynn Rothermich, Akira Otsuka, Al Petteway, Rick Watson, & Brian Silber (violin & viola) on 6 cuts.


TRACKS: Dreamer or Believer, I Will Learn to Love You, Raspberry Reel, Slipped Through My Hand, Suite in F Part I, Suite Part 2, Suite Part 3, All or Nothing, Cryin Shame, The Flower of Loudoun County, Johnny the Fisherman, A Very Old Song


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Nothin' but Guitar


Only available as LP & CDR

Unedited solo guitar. 6, 12-string & slide, fingerstyle & flatpick. These tracks* were re-recorded in 1989 for 105CD. 2 reissued, the rest have not appeared anywhere else.


TRACKS: The Albatross*, Le Petit Rien, Simple Gifts*, The Fisherman*, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Rocky Road, I'll Fly Away*, Minuet in G, For Whom the Bell Tolls*, Dirty Dish Rag*, Wildwood Flower, Slipped Through My Hand*, Irish Washerwoman/Home From The Sea, The Ghost of Casey Jones, Farewell to Tarwaithe


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