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By Sandra Louise Dyas

In 1987 photographer Sandra Dyas moved to Iowa urban and commenced documenting the area’s shiny reside tune scene, with its certain mix of folks, blues, roots/Americana, and rock sounds. The sixty images in Down to the River catch her 20 years of photographing dwell tune venues and capturing pix of musicians in and round the urban, leading to a set of pictures as compassionate and sincere because the tune itself.

Dyas’s photos current either the sweaty depth of dwell performances and the extra contemplative moments of person pix. they're complemented by way of Chris Offutt’s empathetic essay, which additionally encapsulates the event of connecting with a brand new domestic via its track. A significant other CD with eighteen tracks by way of Iowa’s best singer/songwriters, together with Dave Moore, Greg Brown, Bo Ramsey, David Zollo, and Pieta Brown, upload as much as an unequalled point of view on Iowa song and musicians.

CD Tracks
1.     Iowa move slowly, Joe Price
2.     bad again Slider, Greg Brown
3.     Parnell, David Zollo
4.     #807, Pieta Brown
5.     Wheels of metal, Radoslav Lorkovic
6.     right down to the River, Dave Moore
7.     Lucy and Andy force to Arkansas, Kevin Gordon
8.     Chuck Brown, Mike and Amy Finders
9.    no one yet You, Joe Price
10.     Earleton, BeJae Fleming
11.     Ceremonial baby, excessive and Lonesome
12.     Sidetrack front room, Bo Ramsey
13.     On the sting, Pieta Brown
14.     One incorrect flip, Greg Brown
15.     Not in Iowa, Kelly Pardekooper
16.     Living in a Cornfield, Bo Ramsey
17.     ’57 Chevy, Tom Jessen’s Dimestore Outfit
18.     Roll on John, the Pines

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