Carnivals and Circuses

On August 21, 2021, we offered some songs drawing on images of carnivals and circuses, and songs by people with circuses in their background.

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Lhasa de Sela Floricanto La Llorona (Atlantic)
Vagabond Opera Avre Tu Puerta Cerrada Get On the Train (s/p)
Rising Appalachia Caminando The Sails of Self (CD Baby)
New Set
Telling the Bees A Puppeteer Came into Town Steer by the Stars (Black Thrustle)
Rory McLeod Lonely Mistakes Mouth to Mouth (Talkative Music)
Frank London Meet Me in the Old Marketplace A Night in the Old Marketplace (Piranha Musik)
New Set
Norah Jones and the Handsome Band Life Is a Carnival Live in Paris (Blue Note)
Natalie Merchant Carnival Tigerlily (Elektra)
Rory McLeod Whistling in the Dark Mouth to Mouth (Talkative Music)
New Set
Lhasa de Sela Anywhere on This Road The Living Road (Nettwerk Productions)
Vagabond Opera Penny Sing for Your Lives (s/p)
Birch Book The Carnival Is Empty Fortune and Folly (Helmet Room)
Luiz Bonfá Manhã de Carnaval Solo in Rio 1959 (Smithsonian Folkways)