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Biscuit City Records

Dino Arthur

With Michael Stanwood – Jeff Gilkinson – Scott Bennett – Joe Wood – Randy Handley – Don Messina – Corky Siegal – Jim Ransom – Sumi Sawtelle – Laura Benson – Rick Kirby – Allan and Tessa Davis – Rendell and Stephanie Bowers – Buck Ford – Rick Stockton – Scott Brownlee – Katie Moffit – Geoff & Mary Flower Withers – Sidney Allison –

LP – Biscuit City 1311 – The Open Boat
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Cathy Barlon

LP – Biscuit City 1325 – “Movin’ On Down The River”

Cathy Barton

LP – Biscuit City BC 1325 – “Movin’ On Down the River” – 1979

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The City Limits Bluegrass Band

This group performed at the Oxford Hotel in downtown Denver. Group members included Mary Stribling (bass), Lynn Morris (guitar and banjo) and Pat Rossiter (guitar and dobro).
They formed in 1972. Lynn Morris attended Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Mary came to Denver from Minnesota and joined The 20 String Bluegrass Band. Pat migrated from Milwaukee and joined the other two to form the City Limits Bluegrass Band.

LP – Biscuit City 1305 – Hello City Limits – 1975
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LP – Biscuit City 1309 – City Limits Live at the Oxford Hotel – 1976
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Colorado Folk (Biscuit City Records – Various Artists)

LP – Biscuit City – Colorado Folk I
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LP – Biscuit City – Colorado Folk II

This LP includes Pete McCabe, The City Limits Bluegrass Band, Vince and Kathy and Ruthie Allen
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The Dayhills

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The Dayhills were yet another Biscuit City Records acts.

Group Members:

Tom Dahill (guitar)
Barbara Dahill (flute)
Charlie Heymann (mandocell).

They were billed as an “Irish Band”. They were joined on their first LP by accordion player Pat Flannagan.

LP – Biscuit City 1308 – “Mom’s Favorite”
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LP – Biscuit City 1318 – “The Dear Little Isle” – 1977
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The LP below was curiously also released on the “Fast Mary” label out of Chicago stating it was recorded in Chicago – where the Biscuit City LP refers to the recording being done in Boulder.

LP – Biscuit City 1321 – “Irish Folk Songs” – 1978
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LP – Fast Mary 26792 – “Irish Folk Songs” – 1978

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LP – Biscuit City BC 1319 – Cowtowns And Other Planets – 1978

Grubstake

Members:

Harry Tuft
Steve Abbott
Jack Stanesco

(Also see the Harry Tuft listing)

LP – Biscuit City 1310 – “Grubstake” – 1977

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Randy Handley

Musicians:

Randy Handley (guitar) – Gary Forrest (harmonica) – Craig Wasner (guitar) – Lon Ephram (bass) – Slums Nouveaux (drums) – Dave Taylor (pedal steel) – Pete McCabe (piano) – George Bowhey (drums) – Bette White (vocals) – Ruthie Allen (vocals) – Mary Stevens (vocals) – Pete Wasner – (piano) – Dave Toland (bass) – Bob Rangell (sax) – Mary Flower (vocals) – Jack Murphy (harp) – Gene Roof (trombone) – Uncle Bill Clark (tuba) – Washboard Frank (washboard) – T. J. Lemon Pits Wheeler (guitar) – Frankie Romeo (clarinet) – Yenny Hungman (heavy metal) – Johnny Long (slide guitar) – Dave Toland (bass) – Mark Craney (drums) – The Spudtones (vocals) – B.J. Rossi (drums) – Kenny Vaughn (guitar) – Tom Butters (guitar)

LP – Biscuit City 1306 – “Keepsake” – 1975

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LP – Mask – I Picture You 1/3000 – 1988
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Dakota Dave Hull & Sean Blackburn

LP – Biscuit City 1324 – “North By Southwest”

Daniel McCrimmon

With Richard Dean (guitar), Kathi DeFrancis (paino), Carolyn Kremmers (flute), Jim Ransom (percussion), Linda Joseph (fiddle), Don Grove (drums), N.C. Bull (bass), John Cable (vocals), T.M. Goat (mandolin), Carol Binder (vocals), Harry Huft (vocals), Charles Sawtell (guitar), Mary Flower Withers (dobro)

LP – Biscuit City 1304 – “Dreams, Lies & Whispers”

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LP – Biscuit City 1316 – “New Road” – 1977
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Tim O’Brien

LP – Biscuit City 1317 – “Guess Who’s in Town – Eclectic Fiddle” – 1977

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Pacific Rim

Members: Neal Hellman, Michael Rugg, Robert Force, Albert J’ossche, Bonnie Carol, Bonnie Carol, Michael Hubbert

LP – Biscuit City 1314 – “The Dulcimer Project”

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Jim Ransom

This is a 1977 release on the Biscuit City label out of Denver
Band Members: Jim Ransom (guitars/vocals), Carolin Kremers (violin), Charles Sawtelle (guitar), T. M. Goat (banjo), Dave Metsch (harmonica), Peter Wasner (piano), N. C. Bull (bass), Richard Dean (guitar), Dan McCrimmon (harmonica) and Harry Tuft (back up vocals)

LP – Biscuit City 1303 – “Just Come Along for the Ride”

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LP – Biscuit City 1307 – “The Escape of J. D. MacKenzie and Other Songs” – 1976

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LP – Biscuit City 1312 – Ransom Notes – 1977
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LP – Blue Star Recording Society 743223 – Dreams of the Skies – 1982
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Marie Rhines

Musicians include Dick Weissman who was with John Phillips and Scott MacKenzie in “The Journeymen”, Dan McCrimmon, Charlie Burrell and Nancy Clegg

LP – Biscuit City BC 1323 – “Tartans & Sagebrush”

Rosy’s Bar & Grill

A folk group from Kansas City recording on Denver’s Biscuit City.

Musicians:

Carol Smith – Martha Haehl – Joyce Constant

LP – Biscuit City 1326 – Rosy’s Bar & Grill – 1979
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The Sunday River Bluegrass Show featuring David Ferretta

Visit the Biscuit City Records Page

Also see the “David Ferretta” Entry

From Hanaleiep.com:  “David Ferretta was a Denver Music Icon, first working with Harry Tuft at the Denver Folklore Center and later opening his own vintage music store, Ferretta Music Service on south Broadway in Denver.  David also owned “The Global Village” a coffee house in Denver that presented live Bluegrass music.  David joined with EP Davis, Clarke Wright, Marc Conley and Bob Wire to form The Sunday River Bluegrass Show, recording an LP record album for Biscuit City Records in Denver tilted “You Can Dress Them Up, But You Can’t Take ‘Em Out”.  

 Sunday River performed at the earliest Bluegrass festivals in Colorado, and was a featured opening act for Colorado bands, Michael Martin Murphy, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Doug Kershaw, Chuck Pyle, Katy Moffit and many other Colorado artists and well as national acts like Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, Jim and Jessie, Jimmy Martin, and Ralph Stanley.  Sunday River traveled extensively and performed twice at the famed Red Rock Amphitheater for Barry Fay’s “Colorado Nights”.   David passed away in 1996.”

Group Members:

Biloxi Bob Wire (fiddler)
David Ferretta (guitar)
E.P. Davis (banjo)
Clark Wright (mandolin)
Mark Connoly (bass)

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LP – Biscuit 1315 – “You Can Dress ‘Em Up, But You Can’t Take ‘Em Out” – 1977

Dan Sadowsky & The Ophelia Swing Band with Mike Scap

LP – Biscuit City 1313 – Swing Tues Of the 30’s & 40’s – 1977
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LP – Biscuit City 1322 – Spreadin’ Rhythm Around – 1979

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Whitefield-Ward Jamboree

Biscuit City 100101 – Big Thompson Flood b/w A Night In Old Denver

One of two infamous floods to hit Colorado – the other being the Platte River Flood in 1965

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Colorado Folk – Various Artists

Includes Ruthie Allen, Pete McCabe, City Limits and Vince & Kathy

LP – Biscuit City 1302 – Colorado Folk

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LP – Biscuit City 1304 – Colorado Folk II

Includes Jim Ransom, Mary & Katy, Dan McCrimmon and Grubstake

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