blue flute music

is pleased to announce

after the war
release date: 2/12//2009
the new cd from rod macdonald is a sixteen song collection of old and new favorites
performed with a superb band of musicians and vocalists
the enhanced cd includes bios and photos of the musicians and singers
and the full lyrics of all the songs  
read review    song samples

musicians and vocalists (click for feature on musicians):

rod macdonald, guitar, vocals, harmonica

mark dann, bass, electric 12 string guitar, acoustic guitar, octave mandolin
jp bowersock, electric and nylon string guitar, additional bass (stop the war)
gary burke, drums
pete levin, organ and piano   
george goehring, piano (half heaven half heartache, white buffalo)
jay ungar, violin (for the people, after the singing) 
pete clark, violin (i’ll walk in the highlands) 
penny nichols (stop the war, days of rain, after the singing, white buffalo, every living thing) 
ruth ungar merenda (stop the war, days of rain, white buffalo) 
bernie shanahan (ballerina) 
tracy grammer (american jerusalem) 
ellen bukstel (half heaven half heartache) 
david roth (every living thing)

all words & music by rod macdonald (blue flute music/ascap) except: after the war 1980 fred pohlman (blue flute music/ascap); american jerusalem by rod macdonald 1978 polygram international (ascap); for the people by rod macdonald 1993 shanachie musicworks (ascap); and half heaven half heartache (words & music by schroeder/goehring/gold, 1962 a schroeder international llc). click for lyrics

rod macdonald is represented by laurie mccormack, lj mccormack agency, 49 stiles court sw, cartersville, ga 30120 (770) 607-8189

this is an enhanced cd playable in a computer, with a printable lyric booklet and a special features section with musician bios and background info on the making of “after the war.”  

with thanks to nicole, ella and alena macdonald, my mom joan macdonald, laurie and jim mccormack, paul rostetter, and artie and happy traum, for your love, support and friendship

song samples
song files at
  after the war
all songs at
at present there are no song samples on this site. 

song files at brambus records
  for the people
  the coming of the snow
  wings of light

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