Discography

PRIMARY ARTIST RECORDINGSFULL DISCOGRAPHY

TWISTY GIRL

BARBARA LAMB – 2009 Lots of Coffee Records

In 2008 I started performing a solo show using a looper pedal, other crazy pedals and lots of hand percussion, some of them household items like wine glasses. I played most of the instruments on this record with some help from Scott Vestal, E. Scott Esbeck, Mike Bub, Jim Prendergast and Kirby Shelstad. This is the first time I put tabla on a record. I wrote the tune Twisty Girl for my friend Meredith Gould, a yoga instructor. That woman will twist you into a pretzel if you are willing.  CLICK HERE TO ORDER!

SWEDISH DESIGN

DAVID LAMB and BARBARA LAMB – 2007 Lots of Coffee Records

David Lamb is my father. He plays the fiddle in the Swedish style and writes lots of tunes. I talked him into recording a duet record of his favorite Swedish style compositions. There is a sprinkling of Swedish flute and bagpipe here as well.

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BOOTSY MET A BANK ROBBER

BARBARA LAMB – 2006 Lots of Coffee Records

I used a core band of players with Jeff Autry, Mike Bub, Butch Baldassari and Scott Vestal with special guests Tim O’Brien, Mollie O’Brien, John Cowan, Kathy Chiavola, April Verch, Marc Bru and Jack Irwin. It is bluegrassy with twists.

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FIDDLE PIGGY

BARBARA LAMB – 2003 Lots of Coffee Records

This is a mix of traditional American fiddle tunes and original songs and instrumentals produced by Joe Craven. Joe brought his creative playing and musical ideas to these sessions adding a bit of latin vibe here and there. The musicians on this record are Joe Craven, Jeff Autry, Charlie Cushman, Dave Roe, Rob Ickes, Tim OBrien, Jaimee Paulich and Melinda Doolittle. Fiddle Piggy is no longer available in CD format. It is still available as a download.

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BLUE ON DAKOTA

BARBARA LAMB – 2000 Lots of Coffee Records

This is my first record on my own label. E. Scott Esbeck is the producer. I wanted to do something completely different from my past recordings and Scott made that happen. I had been playing with Laura Love and was very influenced by her rocking funky style. Eight original tunes mostly co-written with Esbeck and three covers are played by Jerry Douglas, Missy Raines, Tim O’Brien, Doug Lancio, George Bradfute, Paul Griffith, Scott Esbeck, Jack Irwin, Mike McAdam, Derek Jones and Bob Dellaposta.

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TONIGHT I FEEL LIKE TEXAS

BARBARA LAMB – 1996 Sugar Hill

While planning this record I thought about all of my musical influences: bluegrass, oldtime fiddling, Texas contest fiddle tunes, western swing, cowboy and cowgirl music and jazz. I wanted to incorporate all of them into one project. The list of musicians on this recording is lng and quite glorious. Ranger Doug Green and Joey Miskulin of Riders In The Sky, Sarah Majors, Pasi Leppikangis, Scott Vestal, David Parmley, Mark W. Winchester, Larry Stevenson, Jim Prendergast, Mike Dowling, Tony Trischka, Jerry Thomasson, Laura Love, Jo Miller, Nancy Katz.

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FIDDLE FATALE

BARBARA LAMB – 1993 Sugar Hill

During my tenure with RR, I signed a solo deal with Sugar Hill. Produced by Tim O’Brien, this was recorded mostly in Nashville, TN. We recorded one day in Seattle, WA so that we could use Ranch Romance on a couple of tunes. The musicians on this record include Tim O’Brien, Scott Nygaard, Ben Holmes, Tony Trischka, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, Joe Craven, Ed Gately, Mark W. Winchester, Pete Wasner, Jo Miller, Nancy Katz, David Keenan and Nova Devonie.

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WESTERN DREAM

RANCH ROMANCE – 1989, 1992 Sugar Hill

I was a founding member of an all female western/yodeling band called Ranch Romance. We were based in Seattle, WA and formed in the 80s. This is the first of three records we recorded as a band. We released this on our own in 1989. Later it was re-released by Sugar Hill in 1992.

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BLUE BLAZES

RANCH ROMANCE – 1991 Sugar Hill

This is RR’s first Sugar Hill record after we officially signed with that label, released in 1991, produced by RR singer and guitar player Jo Miller.

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FLIP CITY

RANCH ROMANCE – 1993 Sugar Hill

The final recording by RR, released on Sugar Hill in 1993, produced by Tim O’Brien.

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TWIN SISTERS

VIVIAN WILLIAMS AND BARBARA LAMB – 1975, 1984 Voyager Recordings

My fiddle teacher Vivian Williams and I really enjoyed playing twin fiddle tunes. One fiddler plays the melody and the other fiddler plays a harmony. We recorded this record in two sessions in Vivian’s house in the mid 70s. It was first released on vinyl back in the day when that was the only option for record releases. We were backed up by Vivian’s bluegrass band Tall Timber.

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Year | Album | Artist | Credit

2014 Going Down to the River | Doug Seegers | Fiddle, Viola, Violin

2014 Passing Through | Grace Griffith | Fiddle, Violin

2011 America’s Music | Sleepy Man Banjo Boys | Producer

2009 Telluride Live | John Cowan | Vocals, Fiddle, Composer

2009 Twisty Girl | Barbara Lamb | Primary Artist

2007 Negrass | Laura Love | Producer, Vocals, Fiddle

2007 Somehow | Kathy Chiavola | Main Personnel, Fiddle

2006 Bootsy Met a Bank Robber | Barbara Lamb | Primary Artist

2006 Passing Through Tulsa | Caroline Doctorow | Fiddle, Vocal Harmony

2006 Restless Spirit | Mandolin

2006 Something in the Water | Chris Webster | Fiddle

2006 That Changes Everything | Caroline Doctorow | Fiddle, Vocal Harmony

2005 The Ultimate Pickin’ On Jam Session | Pickin’ On |Fiddle

2004 Happy As We Are | Jen Todd | Fiddle

2003 Carmel Valley Ride | Caroline Doctorow | Violin

2003 Fiddle Piggy | Barbara Lamb | Primary Artist

2003 Homestead | Michael Johnathon | Violin, Fiddle

2003 Welcome to Pagan Place | Laura Love | Fiddle

2002 Another Way to Go | Radney Foster | Fiddle

2002 Best of Christmas in the Northwest | Violin

2002 Celebration: Philadelphia Folk Festival 40th Festival | Vocals, Fiddle

2002 Southbound: The Bluegrass and Jam Band Tribute to the Allman Brothers | Fiddle

2002 The World’s Hottest Fiddlers | Primary Artist

2001 Blue on Dakota | Barbara Lamb | Primary Artist, Vocals, Fiddle, Composer

2001 Candlewyck Candlewyck | Fiddle

2001 Pickin’ on Southern Rock | Pickin’ On | Fiddle

2000 A Lovely Place | Frank DeLaMarre | Arranger, Violin, Fiddle

2000 Bluegrass Forever | Fiddle

2000 Forever Dusty | Vocals, Violin

2000 Fourteen Days | Laura Love | Guest Artist, Fiddle, Composer

2000 John Cowan | John Cowan | Guest Artist, Fiddle

2000 Orange Blossom Special: 20 Fiddle Classics | Performer, Primary Artist

2000 Pickin’ on the Allman Brothers | Pickin’ On | Fiddle

1999 Drive | Chris Webster | Violin

1999 Foothills | Jeff Autry | Fiddle

1998 Greatest Christmas Songs Ever | Fiddle

1998 Greatest Cowboy Songs Ever | Fiddle

1998 Shum Ticky | Laura Love | Fiddle, Vocals (Background), Composer

1998 Songs of Route 66: All-American Highway | Mandolin, Violin, Fiddle

1997 Come to That River | Josh Williams | Fiddle

1997 Octoroon | Laura Love | Fiddle

1997 Songs of the Sage | Ranger Doug Green | Fiddle

1996 Georgia (Original Soundtrack) | Violin

1996 Helvetica Bold | Laura Love | Fiddle

1996 Tonight I Feel Like Texas | Barbara Lamb | Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Fiddle, Composer

1995 Just Passin Through | Tammy Fassaert | Fiddle

1995 The Wheel Keeps on Rollin’ | Asleep At The Wheel | Fiddle

1994 But I’m Happy Now | Electric Bonsai Band | Fiddle

1994 Cowboys in Love | Riders in the Sky | Violin, String Arrangements

1994 If the World Were My Lover | Libby Roderick | Fiddle

1994 Return | Sophia | Photography

1994 Twin Sisters | Barbara Lamb & Vivian Williams |Primary Artist, Fiddle

1993 Fiddle Fatale | Barbara Lamb | Primary Artist, Vocals, Fiddle, Composer

1993 Flip City | Ranch Romance | Vocals, Fiddle, Background Vocals

1993 In the Moment | J.W. Everitt | Vocals, Violin

1993 Sugar Plums: Holiday Treats from Sugar Hill | Fiddle, Background Vocals)

1992 Pangaea | Laura Love | Guest Artist, Fiddle

1992 Wylie & the Wild West Show | Wylie & the Wild West | Guest Artist, Violin, Fiddle

1991 Blue Blazes | Ranch Romance | Vocals, Fiddle1990 Western Dream | Ranch Romance | Vocals, Fiddle

1987 Christmas in the Northwest, Vol. 2 | Violin

1976 From a Northern Family | Dudley Hill | Fiddle

Leavin’ Tennessee | Butch Baldassari / Van Manakas Fiddle

Rockin’ the Uke | Cathy Fink / Marcy Marxer | Fiddle, Vocal Harmony

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