Steve Madewell


Arrow Creek

A social commentary, with songs that tell stories related to observations of a specific point of time and place. One of the subtle messages in this project is that we are not just connected to, we are a part of the natural world. The spare production highlights the beauties of sound and voice. Caroline Quine and I sing together on several songs. Bill Watson plays both upright bass and bowed bass on a few tunes. Billy Lestock plays slide octave mandolin on "Climb," while Dave Pethel provided banjo for "In The Blink Of An Eye."


Rivers and Trails

A fishing/conservation theme explored with both humor and introspection flows through my first recording. I wrote the title song with intentions of selling it to the National Parks Service Rivers and Trails Assistance Planning program. On a whim, I entered it into a songwriting contest sponsored by VH1 and was selected as one of the top four folk songs of the month. What a hoot! Several of the songs on this have been favorably reviewed outside of fishing camps. Honest.