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Berkalin Records released my newest CD, "These Houses" in April. The album made it onto the GRAMMY nominating ballot as a candidate for "Best Folk Album", and has been listed by several radio DJs across the U.S. and in Europe among their "Favorite Albums of 2016". I am mighty grateful for these honors!

Two of my seven albums are out of print now, but we have plenty of the other five and also my little illustrated book "Mama's Words".

CDs and books are available on my website at  Orders placed there come straight to us and we pack them up and head for the Post Office right away. There's still time to get things shipped for arrival before Christmas if you hurry! And if you are ordering more than one item, PLEASE contact me directly by email or phone BEFORE you order so I can combine your order and make you a better deal -- and save you some postage too!

So far, our touring plans for 2017 include:

Burton, TX; Ingram, TX; Ellendale, ND; Jackson, MN; Windom, MN; Pomeroy, IA; Fayetteville, AR; Steendam, Netherlands; Baarn, Netherlands; Valthermond, Netherlands; Emercomposeum, Netherlands; Garben, Germany; Schleswig, Germany; Schinkel, Germany; Wilhelmshaven, Germany; Achim, Germany; Vlierden, Netherlands; Kerrville, TX; Downer's Grove, IL; Chicago, IL; Bend, OR; Anchorage, AK; Seldovia, AK; Silver City, NM; Austin, TX; Golden City, MO; Newport News, VA; Lynchburg, VA; Irvington, VA; and lots of other places we're still finalizing.

Please keep an eye on my Tour Schedule, come to any show you can, and ask your friends and family nearby to come to a show and say howdy for you. If you know of a good listening room or House Concert near you where I should be playing, I'd be grateful if you'd let me know ... and let them know too.

We're always delighted to help first-timers host a House Concert if that idea appeals to you or someone you know. Ellen and I have hosted 47 concerts in our living room for other travelers over the years in addition to all the ones I play across the U.S. and in Europe, so by now we're pretty good coaches.

Ellen and I also do special shows of mostly "old favorites" for senior living communities who can afford to hire touring professionals for concerts. I call the shows "Songs My Daddy Loves" and we've played quite a few retirement communities where we'll certainly never be able to afford to live! Do you know of one we should be playing? Word of mouth is how we folksingers make our living, and I need your help!

C. Daniel Boling
 P.O. Box 53122
 Albuquerque, NM 87153
 505-228-2530 cell
 Represented by Charlie Stewart
 Handshake Management - Austin, TX
 512-731-3543 (Electronic Press Kit)
 Berkalin Records Recording Artist

 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival - 1st Place Songwriter
 Santa Fe Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival - 1st Place Songwriter
 Walnut Valley Acoustic Music Festival Songwriter Contest - Three-time Winner
 Official Showcase Artist: SERFA; FARM; SWRFA; FAR-West
 Quad Showcase Artist: NERFA

 2016 CD "These Houses" on first round GRAMMY ballot for "Best Folk Album"
 2016 CD "These Houses" on the "Favorites of 2016" list from Rich Warren / The Midnight Special - WFMT, Chicago, IL
 2016 CD "These Houses" on the "Favorites of 2016" list from Ron Olesko / Traditions - WFDU, Teaneck, NJ
 2016 CD "These Houses" #3 on the "Top 10 of 2016" list from John Rumsey / Four Strong Winds - KVMR, Nevada City,
 2016 CD "These Houses" #57 on German NBTMusicRadio's 230 Best Albums of 2016
 TOP TEN Albums of 2014 - DJ Bob Sherman, Host of "Woody's Children" WFUV, New York, NY
 TOP TEN Albums of 2014 - DJ John Rumsey, Host of "Four Strong Winds" KVMR, Nevada City, CA
 TOP TEN Albums of 2014 - DJ Wayne Greene, Host of "Radio Wayne" , TX
 EuroAmericana Radio Chart - January, 2014 - #7
 FolkDJ Top 500 Albums of 2010 - #130
 FolkDJ Top 600 Albums of 2014 - #119

"Think of a subtle intertwining of Steve Goodman, John Prine and Tom Paxton." - Real Roots Cafe - Dutch music magazine

"With this record (SLEEPING DOGS) we hold a treasure in our hands - the most sincerely enjoyable music today's Americana well can deliver." - Mescalina magazine - Italy

"SLEEPING DOGS - Songs about life and the way it should be cherished - FOUR STARS" - Maverick Magazine UK

"One of the most talented songwriters on the circuit!" - Donna & Kelly / Still on the Hill

"Daniel's songs are filled with sweet imagery and infallible word craft, and his live performances bring another dimension of energy and charm." - Steve Gillette    


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