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Kenny Butterill Releases “Troubadour Tales” CD

Canadian Singer/Songwriter Kenny Butterill Releases “Troubadour Tales” CD
Guest
Artists Include Donovan, Cindy Cashdollar, Redd Volkaert, Ray
Bonneville, Zoe Muth, Audrey Auld, David Grier, Rob Ikes, Sarah
Elizabeth Campbell and Washboard Hank

(Santa Cruz, CA) August 14, 2014 – NoBullSongs Records announces the release of a new studio album,TROUBADOUR TALES,
by celebrated Americana and Alt-Country singer/songwriter/producer
Kenny Butterill.  The CD, a follow up to his widely successful 2004
release JUST A SONGWRITER, is a compelling collection of a dozen stories
and songs about real life, love and romance – all transcendent. 

It is available for purchase on Amazon, iTunes and CD Baby.


The album features over twenty world-renowned guests including Donovan,
Cindy Cashdollar, Redd Volkaert, Ray Bonneville, Zoe Muth, Audrey Auld,
John Lee Sanders, Linda McRae, Jim Lewin, David Grier, Rob Ikes, and
Washboard Hank.  Of note, this album marks the last recording of the
late Sarah Elizabeth Campbell who adds rich harmony to “Greatest Love Story Never Told.

Recorded in ten studios over the past year, the project includes a cameo appearance by the legendary Scottish music icon Donovan on the upcoming September single, “Gaia Blues,” adding what can only be called a perfect harmonica duet to Kenny’s vocals.  Donovan,
who also helped mix this track about Mankind’s relationship with Mother
Earth, remarked, “I really love this important ‘green’ song of Kenny’s
dealing with such an urgent matter … it was a great collaboration with
him.”

Other highlights on TROUBADOUR TALES include the blistering satirical “Good Thing That Couldn’t Happen Here” and “Flying With Buddha”
a poignant song about life and death.  “Hocus Pocus,” Butterill’s
personal tribute to JJ Cale, was recorded just three weeks before Cale’s
passing. 

“It was an honor to work with Kenny.  This is one of the best
albums I’ve ever heard.  I know Cale would have liked it too,” shared
producer David Teagarden, a long-time colleague and friend of JJ Cale
who mastered the CD in Tulsa, OK.  Butterill has been called ‘the
romantic poet of Americana music’ and is often compared to Cale, Gordon
Lightfoot and John Prine.
Butterill is touring through 2015 in North America and Europe to support the release.

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