Cort Armstrong CDs and Merchandise

Chicken Pickin' has arrived! It will soon be available on CD Baby and most digital music download sites. Like any other of Cort's CDs, you can contact us to get information about purchasing it directly right now.

I now have My Heart Is Fixed available at CD Baby. You can click on a link below the album description here to go there to make a purchase, or you will also be able to find it at most major digital download sites.

Cort Armstrong - Chicken Pickin'

My Heart Is Fixed cover

Fresh off the presses, Cort's new CD, Chicken Pickin', hasn't even made it into stores yet. That will change in January, 2010. This project is composed of 12 original songs, performed solo, with just a little sweet harmony vocals added by Cort's good friend and recording engineer Tyler Richart. Recorded in Dungeness Valley, WA, at Nash's Corner, over the course of 2009, the CD shows an American roots musician who has found his voice. It is powerful, and it is sweet. Check it out...


Cort Armstrong and Blue Rooster - My Heart Is Fixed

My Heart Is Fixed cover

Recorded in Asheville, NC, in 2001, this CD features some of the best young musical talent of the area backing up Cort on this "stew" of country blues and bluegrass. The band line-up includes Cort Armstrong (guitar and vocals), Daniel Coolik (mandolin), Sean Foley (piano), John Mulholland (percussion), Cailen Campbell (fiddle), Andy Pond (banjo), and Jay Saunders (upright bass).

Tracks:

  1. I Just Can't Keep Livin' This Way (C. Armstrong)
  2. Sad Lonesome Day (Traditional)
  3. Nine Pound Hammer (Traditional)
  4. Funky Butt (J. Hurt)
  5. West Coast Blues (Traditional)
  6. Stupid Blues (C. Armstrong)
  7. My Heart Is Fixed (G. Davis)
  8. Rag Mama Rag (F. Allen)
  9. Last Steam Engine Train (J. Fahey)
  10. I'm Just Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail (K. Davis/H. Taylor)
  11. Boats Up The River (J. Jackson)
  12. Piccolo Rag (F. Allen)

Total Time: 42 minutes

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Blue Rooster - Sweet Booty Biscuit

Sweet Booty Biscuit cover

Recorded in 1999, in Seattle, WA, this CD marks the beginning of Cort's recording and performing career. It contains an excellent cross-section of repertoire, from mountain fiddle, to bluegrass, to country blues. There is a lot of energy in these tracks, and even if they don't all ring with perfection, there are a few gems! The line-up of musicians includes Cort Armstrong (guitar and vocals), Sean Divine (harmonica and vocals), Adam Tanner (mandolin), Kevin Sandri (upright bass and vocals), Jeremy Rudo (guitar and vocals), and very special guest Tim Barrett (banjo and vocals).

Tracks:

  1. Working On A Building (Traditional)
  2. Rabbit In A Log (Traditional)
  3. Me and Casey Jones (C. Armstrong)
  4. Louis Collins (J. Hurt)
  5. Hellhounds On My Trail (R. Johnson)
  6. Greenback Dollar (Traditional)
  7. I Only Exist (J. Stanley/J. Morris)
  8. Wild Bill Jones (Traditional)
  9. Jerusalem Ridge (B. Monroe)
  10. Foxey Lady (J. Hendrix)
  11. In The Pines (Traditional)
  12. Little Sadie (Traditional)
  13. Highway Of Pain (G. Dauphin)
  14. Salt Creek (Traditional)

Total Time: over 65 minutes

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