This is an incomplete list of Danny’s recordings, as musician and producer. We apologize for omissions and will happily add recordings to the list as titles and label data appear through the mail slot.

2007

WAKE THE DEAD
Blue Light Cheap Hotel
WTD's third CD, produced by Danny, recorded with a crackling live feel and featuring Brian Rice as first-chair percussionist (with now emeritus member Joe Craven appearing as a guest on, among other things, rattling horse jaw). The band's first studio recording to branch out from the GD canon, including one Carnahan original and one Dylan song, as well as Paul Kotapish on jaw's harp.
Order direct: www.wakethedead.org

CAMOGIE
Celtic Americana
Danny co-produced this 4-song EP CD with his bandmates in this new bilingual Celtic-American quartet, also featuring Mary McLaughlin, Robin Flower, and Libby McLaren.
Order direct: www.camogie.us

HOLLY TANNEN
Crazy Laughter
Danny produced Holly's musical labor of love, inspired by the poetry of Arthur Rimbaud, and running the emotional gamut from the heartbreaking to the irreverent. Holly, noted folklorist and iconoclast, sang and played dulcimer, harpsichord, and piano. Danny also wrote string arrangements and sang in both English and French.
Order direct: www.hollytannen.com

2002

WAKE THE DEAD
Buckdancer's Choice
WTD's second release, recorded in 2002, produced by Danny, released nationally by Redwing Records in 2004. Brian Rice joins as band's second percussionist.
Order direct: www.wakethedead.org

2001

STEVE BAUGHMAN
The Angel’s Portion
“Danse des Deux Pommes Frites” pairs Danny’s octave mando with Steve’s finger-style guitar on a hot set of French dances.
Solid Air Records SACD2-21
Order direct: www.celticguitar.com

OAK ASH & THORN
Old Enough to Drink
Danny produced this live concert album for long-time friends OAT, a cappella trio and revelers extraordinaire.

2000

WAKE THE DEAD
Wake the Dead
The debut CD for "the world's only Celtic All-Star Grateful Dead Jam Band".
Order direct: www.wak
ethedead.org

SHIRA KAMMEN
Music of Waters
Shira, world renowned fiddler and intrepid adventurer, led Danny, percussionist Peter Maund, cellist David Morris, and the equally intrepid Saundra Wane down Cathedral Wash in the Grand Canyon to record this celebration of the river, all live and unedited. Danny plays fiddle, guitar, octave mando, and sings, with wind and wild ravens filling out the arrangements.
Bright Angel Records BAR-II-II
Order direct: sheenaqoj@earthlink.net

INGRID NOYES
Original Noyes
Danny plays fiddle and sings harmonies on this collection of 18 down-home and hopping original songs by Ingrid, banjoist, accordionist, and quirky humorist.
Ingrid Noyes RTCD1001
Order direct: ingrid @svn.net

DEEP STILL
Authentic Celtic Hymns & Songs of Praise
Danny plays fiddle and octave mando on this modern Christian project produced by Ron Davis. Featured musicians include Mark Nelson, Chris Caswell, and Kevin Carr.
Here to Him Music 645177927226
Order direct: www.HereToHim.com

1999

HOLLY TANNEN
Rime of the Ancient Matriarch
Holly combines a deep love of British Isles trad music and a rare and fearless sense for satire in this collection of her original songs. Danny is featured as lead vocalist on “Suburban Shaman,” joined by Chris Caswell and David Morris as they drive a stake through the heart of the Men’s Movement.
Order direct: www.hollytannen.com

ALFREDO SOLTERO & STEPHEN BELL
Dos Compadres y Una Copa Rota
Danny produced this nearly indescribable project—Alfredo, a 3rd generation mariachi singer, delivering gorgeous traditional Spanish vocals over Stephen’s line-by-line English translations and consummate guitar work. By turns astonishing and hilarious... unlikely ever to make it to radio and that’s a real shame.
Dos Compadres DC0001
Order direct: 1-800-496-7222

CELTIC VOYAGE
A compilation of Celtic instrumentals culled from the lovely Gourd line. Track 2 is Danny’s ”Breton Dances” from “Journeys of the Heart,” remixed with the synthesizer replaced by Danny on real fiddle, plus Barry Phillips on cello & percussion and Shelley Phillips on oboe. It rocks.
Gourd Music GM-128
Order direct: www.gourd.com.

1997

GOLDEN BOUGH
The Boatman’s Daughter
Danny produced this album by Celtic quartet GB in 1984 and it’s finally out on CD.
Golden Bough Music GB215
Order direct: goldenbough@compuserve.com

1996

THE LAMPLIGHTERS
A Song to Sing, O!
(The Lamplighters Celebrate Gilbert & Sullivan)
Danny produced this lavish collection of G&S favorites performed by San Francisco’s beloved and long-running light opera company. Over 40 singers and a 28-piece orchestra recorded live at the legendary Skywalker Ranch.
Lamplighters LAMP01
Order direct: www.lamplighters.org

1995

DANNY CARNAHAN & ROBIN PETRIE
Cut and Run
US release: Red House Records (Red House RHR CD 73)
UK release: Hokey Pokey Records (PO Box 547, London SE26 4BD)

CASWELL CARNAHAN
Borderlands & New Leaves On An Old Tree (CD rerelease)
The out-of-print 1995 Gargoyle Records CD includes all but one track from the two Caswell Carnahan LPs. Danny makes a small number of copies available as self-bootlegs.

HENRY KAISER
Eternity Blue
Henry pulled together this Jerry Garcia tribute shortly after Garcia’s death. Danny joins Henry, Dead alums Tom Constanten and Bob Bralove, Diana Mangano, Robin Petrie and more on three tracks: “High Time,” “Cold Rain and Snow,” and “Brokedown Palace.”
Shanachie Records 6016
Available through Amazon.com

HOUSE ON FIRE
An Urban Folk Collection
Red House Records collected 17 artists for this “Best of” CD, including Danny’s “Till the Stars Come Down” from Danny & Robin’s “Cut and Run.”
Red House RHR CD 58
Available from Red House or Amazon.com

RINDE ECKERT
Do the Day Over
Danny played guitar and octave mandolin behind Rinde’s take-no-prisoners vocals on four tracks, three Rinde originals and Richard Thompson’s “Waltzing’s For Dreamers.”
City of Tribes COTCD-007
Order direct: www.organic.com

1994

DAMA & D’GARY
The Long Way Home
Henry Kaiser produced this duo CD of two top Madagascar guitarists & singers in Louisiana. Danny & Robin provide vocal harmonies for Dama’s “Aza Manadino.”
Shanachie Records 64952

FALLING INTO THE OCEAN
Fast Folk Magazine’s Singer-Songwriter Anthology
Danny recorded a live version of “The Mango Song” for this 17-song collection of West Coast songwriting.
Fast Folk FFCD801
PO Box 938, Village Station, NY, NY 10014

BARRY & SHELLEY PHILLIPS
Wondrous Love
Danny plays octave mando on “The Dying Californian.”
Gourd Music GM 118
Order direct: www.gourd.com.

1993

THE WORLD IS A WONDERFUL PLACE
Hokey Pokey Compilation of Richard Thompson Covers
Eighteen Thompson songs done by all sorts of characters. Possibly the most hair-raising track is “Night Comes In” by Full Moon Fair (Danny on baritone guitar and vocal, Henry Kaiser on electric guitar, Alan Senauke on guitar and vocal, Ngoc Lam on dan tranh, and Robin Petrie on hammered dulcimer and vocal.) One critic declared, “Destined to be one of the big hits of 1968.”
Hokey Pokey HPR 2003-2
UK release: Hokey Pokey Records (PO Box 547, London SE26 4BD)

1992

BARRY PHILLIPS AND FRIENDS
The World Turned Upside Down
On this set of instrumentals from the time of the American Revolution, Danny provided fiddle.
Gourd Music GM110
Order direct: www.gourd.com

1991

HENRY KAISER
Hope You Like Our New Direction
On this, possibly the most eclectic single CD of the ‘90s, Danny joins Henry’s band Full Moon Fair in a 13-minute medley combining Skip James Delta blues, Vietnamese traditional tunes, and the trad rocker “Cold Rain and Snow.”
Reckless Records CDRECK21
Possibly still available: 1401 Haight St., San Francisco, CA 94117

1990

CHRIS PROCTOR
Steel String Stories
Danny produced this solo and almost solo guitar album.
Flying Fish Records FF-70554
Order direct: proctorgtr@aol.com

1989

DANNY CARNAHAN & ROBIN PETRIE
No Regrets
DNA Records 70101

DANNY CARNAHAN (with Robin Petrie)
Journeys of the Heart
DNA/Celtoid Records 70102
(all but last 3 tracks originally released on cassette in 1984)

1988

NEAL HELLMAN
Oktober County
Neal blends his Appallacian dulcimer with Danny’s fiddle, octave mando, and guitar (along with plenty of other musical friends) on this sweet all-instrumental album.
Gourd Music GM-101
Order direct: www.gourd.com


PEPPINO D’AGOSTINO
Sparks
Danny produced this high-energy album of acoustic guitar pyrotechnics.
Shanachie Records 96004

CHRIS PROCTOR
His Journey Home
Danny produced, provided string arrangements, and played piano on Chris’s most ensemble-oriented CD. Side musicians include Dave Balakrishnan, Mike Marshall, Irene Sazer, Mark Summer, Paul Machlis, and Pat Klobas.

1987

ROBIN PETRIE & DANNY CARNAHAN
Continental Drift
Flying Fish Records FF-442

1986

MARK NELSON
Southern Light
Danny produced Mark’s playful and dreamy dulcimer album, playing fiddle, guitar, and mando and bringing in sidemen including the incomparable Andy Narell and Dave Balakrishnan.
Flying Fish FF 70405 (reissued on CD, 1990)

1985

DANNY CARNAHAN & ROBIN PETRIE
Two For the Road
Flying Fish Records FF-364
New Zealand release: Cityfolk Records CFR-010

PAUL BOND
In Sight of the Mountain
Recording in New Zealand, singer/songwriter Bond brought Danny in on fiddle, guitar, and octave mando and Martin Carthy in on guitar, among others, to back up his excellent songs about life in New Zealand. Danny’s only studio work so far with Martin. Sadly, it’s long out of print.
Cityfolk CFR011

1982

CASWELL CARNAHAN
Borderlands
Kicking Mule Records KM-316
Re-released as “New Leaves On an Old Tree & Borderlands,” Gargoyle Recordings GAR70103 (1995)

1981

CASWELL CARNAHAN
New Leaves On an Old Tree
Kicking Mule Records KM-313
Re-released as “New Leaves On an Old Tree & Borderlands,” Gargoyle Recordings GAR70103 (1995)

1980

MICHAEL RUGG
Rugg’s Celtic Collection
Dulcimer player Rugg gathered all his Bay Area Celtic friends for this tuneful romp. Danny’s first real studio recording.
Kicking Mule Records (out of print)


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