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Press Release 2016

Press Release 2016


APD Global Radio Indicator Charts ™
  • Top 50 APD Americana / AAA Albums - Last Week, (as of 2:23pm Monday, August 19th 2013)
Result Image Track Name Downloads Creds
1 Guy Clark "My Favorite Picture of You" 120 19
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Tennessee (TN)
2 Townes Van Zandt - Sunshine Boy 109 12
Location: UNKNOWN (not entered)
3 Roy Book Binder - The Good Book 80 10
Location: AMERICA NORTH: USA:Florida (FL)

ROY BOOK BINDER, has earned his stripes.... THE BOOK, travelled with The Rev. Gary Davis in the 60's, Re-discovered Pink Anderson and revived his career in the 70's and has been included in THE BLUES WHO'S WHO & THE BIG BOOK OF BLUES. 


JORMA KAUKONEN included Roy's songs on his last two RED HOUSE RECORDS.


Roy has appeared on TNN's NASHVILLE NOW (TV SHOW), 30 times with many of Country Music's bigest legends and has toured nationaly with BONNIE RAITT, JJ CALE & HOT TUNA...you name it, he's done it! 


The Book left Grenwich Village in 1976, moved into a tour bus and lived on the road for the next 15 years! Roy borrowed from his heroes to become a distinct voice in the Blues and Folk music world. "The stories are as good as the songs", said The Sydney Morning Herald in Australia. 


He has appeared at THE NATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL in Jonesborough Tn.,numerous times! .... as well as THE CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL, THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FESTIVAL and THE KING BISCUIT BLUES FESTIVAL. 


At MERLEFEST, The Book has hosted the acoustic blues stage for the past 16 years and he has been inviited more than a few times to appear at world famous, PHILADELPHIA FOLK FESTIVAL.....including the 40th anniversary and the 50th anniversary!


Roy Book Binder has been to Hell & back....(Blues Festival in Hell Norway last August)


But he is still out on the road entertaining audiences around the world, where he is well known as a SINGING-SONGWRITING-SORYTELLING-FINGERPICKIN' BLUES LEGEND.