“Lump of Coal” / Holiday Tunes and Live Solo Tracks (2014): Ever wanted to put a lump of coal in someone’s stocking – but in a good way? Now you can. The new EP features holiday songs spanning Thanksgiving (“Black Friday’s Eve”) and Christmas (“The Krampus Comes Out Tonight,” “Go Tell It On the Mountain”) along with a few live tunes, including “Highway 17″ with new verses.
Sticking with the holiday theme, “Lump of Coal” comes in a hand-made package. $10 includes shipping.
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“Starlite Drive-In Saturday Night” (2012): Guitars, mandolins, and fiddles drive this Americana story collection that mixes nostalgia and humor, tales of moonshine, horses, and coyotes, and observations of modern life in a small American town.
“Michael Gaither does it again. Evocative lyrics, humor, heart-tugging, and stellar musicianship make Starlite Drive-In Saturday Night a tasty treat. Now I want a taco.” (Natalie Davis, Grateful Dread Radio)
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“Dogspeed” (2009): A collection of mostly-autobiographical Americana tales, ranging from rock concert memories, to the perils of modern technology, to a four-legged hero of 9-11.
“I love the way Michael crafts his lyrics and speaks about everyday stuff that you wouldn’t think to make into a song.” (Michael Sexton, CD Baby customer)
Santa Cruz Sentinel Review: Watsonville Writer Moves Along at “Dogspeed”
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“Spotted Mule and Other Tales” (2006): Bluegrass, folk, and Telecaster-driven country arrangements drive these stories about big cars, bad drivers, a final appearance from Johnny and June, unrequited love at a music festival, and (of course) mules.
“A brilliant debut CD from Michael Gaither. A fine blend of folk, bluegrass, alternative country and Americana in its purest sense.” (Jeff Scammon, Wild West Radio)
CD Review: Mule Music
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