Nothings speaks louder about the value of the ACOUSTIC RAINBOW than the DJ’s and radio hosts who receive and use the service. Below are what real Music Directors and DJs are saying about recent volumes of the Acoustic Rainbow Sampler CD:

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW ROOTS
“The new Acoustic Rainbow roots sampler (Vol. #38) is a pleasure to hear. It covers a lot fo territory from folk to Americana, singer/sonqriter to bluegrass. Advance kudos on the new bluegrass samplers beginning in mid-Feb. Bravo Zulu to PoetMan Records.”
Joe Ross, NWBG Review, Roseburg, OR

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“This first compilation of bluegrass/old time is marvelous, although many of the artists had already sent full copies of the albums. What’s always interesting to me as a programmer is the discovery of new artists such as Trisha Gagnon. I was familiar with her work as part of a band, but didn’t know she was also doing fine solo work. Ditto for the Art Gomperz Band. I’m a generalist folk programmer and with Prime Cuts of Bluegrass having bitten the dust, this Acoustic Rainbow series (if it continues) can help fill the void. Particularly strong cuts from Steve Martin, Rhonda Vincent, The Grascals and Will White. Thanks greatly.”
Steve Winters
WSHU-FM / WSUF-FM / WSHU-AM, Fairfield, CT

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“Thank you! Been missing these since Prime Cuts of Bluegrass!”
Melanie Ann
WMOQ – Commercial County Station,Bostwick, Georgia

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Keep these samplers coming!”
Fred Buckley
Yellowstone Stone Public Radio

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW ROOTS
“Once again this compilation is amazing. How can you make a choice through all those great artists: Judy Collins, Stephen Stills, Trisha Gagnon, Heather McCready, Lisa Biales, The Coal Porters, and new artists for me, Brice Beaird, Donna Durand, Some Assembly Required…”
Peter Hills & Philippe
Radio Waves International, France

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Good one. Will play all cuts. Great CD!”
WLUR, Lexington, VA

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“Great CD. Keep me on this list.”
Richard Evans
WDVR, Sellersville, PA

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“Great compilation!!! Helps my programming – I really enjoy your selections, it’s a fine sampling of some of the great artists currently out there with new product. Thanks for the service.”
Carolo Beaugard
Lonesome Pine Radio/WFDU/WAMU, Chester, NY

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW ROOTS
“Great usual quality! Great good artists and music!”
Giovanni Pietro Scazzola
Radio Gold Popular Network, Italy

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW ROOTS
“Volume 38 is a wonderful CD! Thanks!”
Anne Van Derberg
Radio Gasterlan, Holland

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW ROOTS
“Love #38 and getting a chance to hear these. Keep ’em coming.”
Steve Ramm
In The Groove/Amazon.com,
Philadelphia, PA

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“Keep the great music coming!”
Mr. Nigthshift
NWEZ , Los Angeles, CA

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“Some excellent mid-and up-tempo tunes. Good variety of artists. Thanks! Keep ‘em coming … “
Brian Lillie
WAPJ, Litchfield, CT

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“One excellent compilation. Top stuff!”
Jim Snavely
WBTX, Broadway, VA

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“Thanks for the great new bluegrass releases. They will be used. Keep us on the list for bluegrass!”
William Earle
WELD AM/FM, Harrisonburg VA

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW
“These songs will stay in rotation. This is a great way to introduce programmer & listeners to music. Thank you for doing this & including us.”
Ken Cartwright
KCKX, Stayton, OR

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Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW ROOTS
“Nice Set – nice diverse mix on Vol 38”
Bill RadioMan Annis
KHNS, Haines, AK

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“I play bluegrass, old-time country and mountain style gospel on my three radio shows. This is a pretty good set of songs.”
Paul Morris
WXKQ, Whitesburg, KY

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Great sampler idea and info to follow-up. Thanks.”
Randy Neal
WOBO, Betavia, OH

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Some fine real bluegrass songs inside.”
JE Prato
Radio Gale’re, France

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
‘”We’ll take all the bluegrass y’all got!!!!”
Joan Peters
WKZU, Ripley, MS

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Thanks for providing this service.”
Dave Rousseau
KKUS, Tyler, TX

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Enjoyed Urban Monroes, Kathy Kallick, Trisha Gagnon and Rick Lang selections most of all.”
Carl Solander
WTIP, Grand Marais, MN

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Great Sampler. Thanks. This is a good way for us to get music. Appreciate the tracking notes on the jacket back.”
Brian McNeal
Prescription Bluegrass Syndicated Radio Program
Kingman, AZ

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Thanks so much for sharing this sampler. Most of them are terrific.”
Richard Gordon
Black Diamond Show, WNHU
New Haven, CT

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Great sampler!”
Carson Payne
WHAY, Emlyn, KY

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“I like best tracks 2, 8, 10, 13, 14.”
Indrek Vainu
BGR, Estonia

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“VG Like TR (1)(2)(5)(8)(11)Will give them 8 out of 10)(TR(3)(7)(9)(10)(14)(15)(16) 7+ out of 10)(the rest 7 out of 10).”
Richard Alen
W.C.R.F.M. United Kingdom

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“A wonderful compilation of bluegrass music with very good artists.”
Bart van der Pol
RTV Katwijk, The Netherlands

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Thanks for new sampler and Will White CD. We gonna firmly promote both CDs. Have a nice weekend.”
Jane Weber, EuroRadio

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW BLUEGRASS
“Very high quality Bluegrass Music Great Compliments.”
Erwin Schapendonk
Country Style, Netherlands

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW,
It all sounds great … I will probably play every track!

Charles Darling – Celebrating 40 Years
WYSO FM Youngstown, OH

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW,
This is an outstanding Sampler!

Timothy Bates, DJ
KAFM Grand Junction, CO

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW,
The Volume 36 is yet another GREAT production.

Ken Raisanan, Station manager
WOAS FM Ontonagon, MI

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW,
It’s another excellent selection, as always!

Billy Lee
Dublin City FM, Ireland

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW,
Another amazingly consistant release – May the
Acoustic Rainbow series go on an expand the world of
acoustic music.

Hedley Charles
COASTAL FM, Australia

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW,
Absolutely GREAT … Keep them coming!

Jeff DeFord
WorldwideBluegrass.com Radio

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW,
Very good selection, Thank you!

Dieter Lachermund
Radio NECKARBURG, Germany

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW,
Thank you very much for sending the new Acoustic
Rainbow. In my opinion, this is the only sampler in
radio-land that really matters! As always, I’ll
report in as I play the tracks.

Kind Regards,
Theo Oldenburg
Radio Winschoten – The Netherlands

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
This Volume is another stunning compilation featuring
some well known and new artists. I’ll be contacting
many of the artists directly. It’s good to have all
of this stuff to play on my radio show. Thank you so
much for what you are doing for the performers and us
DJs.

Massimo Ferro
RADIO VOICE SPAZIO
Italy

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Another very radio-friendly volume. Thanks for all
the musical goodies!

Scottie Robinson
WVMR, WVLS, WCHG
ALLEGHANY MOUNTAIN RADIO
West Virginia

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Wow. The Sampler is on the air now … it is a great
music mixture that can be repeated for hours of
programming without getting bored to the ears.

Christian Claesberg
OLD STRINGHOUSE MUSIC
RADIO TEUTOBURGER WALD
Germany

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
I enjoy the variey of music on the Acoustic Rainbow
and play most all of the tracks on my radio show
Sunday evenings on KMXT.

Ruth-Anne O’Gorman
KMXT 100.1 FM
Kodiak, Alaska

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Great selection! Good liners notes and so helpful.
Can’t get enough … Thank You!

Steve Theaker
WWUH 91.3FM
West Hartford, CT

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
The Sampler is an excellent compilation. Tracks 2,3
and 10 are real standouts. Keep up the great work.

Laurie West
3RPP 98.7FM
Victoria, Australia

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Greetings to all at the Acoustic Rainbow. It is great
mix of songs and very playable. Top notch talent and
we look forward to more volumes. You folks keep our
playlists fresh and eclectic.

Doug Gibson
CKWR 98.5FM
Watreloo, ONT Canada

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
I host a variety of programs in many genres. The
songs on the Acoustic Rainbow are grat to use …
thanks for the Acoustic Rainbow.

Annie Zee
VTR-FM
Winsor ONT Canada

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
I received the new compilation Acoustic Rainbow. The
CD is really good and it features so many great
artists and bands that I will contact directly to get
their full length album. Some were not new to me –
for example Gwen Swick and Rise. In fact I already
have played their works a lot – but most of them were
true and delightful surprises.

Massimo Ferro
RADIO VOCE SPAZIO
Alessandria, Italy

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Thank you very much for Acoustic Rainbow. Your music
is on air now. It’s a real pleasure to listen to such
a compilation CD. At present our listeners like best
the cuts #4, #9, #11 and #16

RTW (Radio Teutoburger Wald)
Christian Claesberg, Programme Director

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Thanks for the volume, it’s a great release from some
great artists. I will be playing tracks 3,4,9,11,13
and 16!

James Pearson
BBC RADIO
SHETLAND, SCOTLAND U.K

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
I love it! This is one of the better volumes we’ve
gotten. Tracks 1, 4, 5, 14, and 15 are real
favorites/fits for the station. Thanks for the music!

Amalia Anderson
Folk and Blues Music Director
KWLC Radio, Decorah, IA, USA

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Can anyone purchase your acoustic rainbow CDs? I
heard “Fever” this morning while listening to radio
station WRTC in Hartford, CT from the volume 16
compilation. Please let me know,
Roger
Plainville, CT

(Editors note: The Acoustic Rainbow is a radio only
service and not for sale. . . thanks for listening,
and we’ll put you in direct contact with the artists
record label!)

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Many many thanks for sending us Acoustic Rainbow,
another great radio sampler. I think we’ll probably
play all tracks over the coming weeks. Also, the copy
of the Rise CD you sent is handy in that we can now
circulate a copy around our various DJs so they can
take the disc home and get really familiar with the
songs.

Eddie O’Strange
Plains 96.9 FM, New Zealand

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“The Acoustic Rainbow compilations are perfect for my
programme. I am using every track and I appreciate
being able to contact artists for CD’s or
biographical material. I don’t just play tracks, but
like to talk about them as well. Keep up the good
work and rest assured that I promote the artists.”

Ellen Manning
Hawkesbury Radio
Australia

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
This sampler is a perfect ten. We’re playing EVERY
track! Keep up the excellent work and please feel
free to contact us if we can be of any assistance.
PS: Our library of Acoustic Rainbow Sampler start at
volume 4; any chance of getting 1,2 and 3 as well?
Best regards,”

Doug Gibson
CKWR 98.5 FM Waterloo, Ontario CANADA

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“One of the best samplers I’ve heard in years. I
rarely play only one CD on my show, but this
justified the entire hour. I strongly believe in
independent artists and their promotion. I plan to
follow up with many of the Acoustic Rainbow artists!”

George Maida
WCVE FM Richmond, VA

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“This sampler concept is a great idea. Thanks for
doing it. The Bob Dawson instrumental is great!”.

Jeff Emery
KZSC Felton, CA

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“We will give airplay to all of these songs. Congrats
on a wonderful CD!”

Pierre Bran-Arnauty
Le Cap De L’Aribe FRANCE

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
Thanks for sending the Acoustic Rainbow to us! This
sampler is very helpful to our programmers. Your
formatting gives exactly the kind of information we
use on the air.”

Rose Haberer, Executive Producer
WBAA W. Lafayette, IN

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“I’m playin’ the whole thing!”

Peyton Colston
WSIU FM Carbondale, IL

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“I appreciate your very radio friendly sampler. The
time notations on the CD jacket are all too rare.
Thanks for producing the Acoustic Rainbow and I’m
looking forward to future issues!”

Berke Snow
KMUD/KMUE Redway, CA

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“Wow…the Acoustic Rainbow is a great collection of
songs. Everyone is a winner! I’m playing the whole
collection”

Dan Alloway
KTEP FM El Paso, TX

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“I put the Acoustic Rainbow in rotation and it will
chart on the Americana list in Crossroads magazine.
The Rob McNurlin cut is getting heavy airplay”

David Shear
WSIA Staten Island, NYC

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“We will add the whole CD this week”

Anne Williams
WYSO FM Yellow Springs (Dayton) OH

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“Great CD. Great service!”

Jeff Mullins
WDXC FM Pound, VA

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“Thanks for the Acoustic Rainbow sampler. Nice setup
with the descriptions of each cut. Good work!”

Tina Owens
WMRA FM Harrisonburg, VA

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“All the tracks on the Acoustic Rainbow will find a
home on our station. Please help us get releases from
all of these artists!”

Troy Tyree, MD
WCUW Worcester, MA

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“We received your Acoustic Rainbow release and I’m
pleased to tell you that 3,4,5,7,8 and 9 fit our
format and will get played. Kamm & MacDonald are
standouts! My show has been on for 15 years on our
50,000 watt station”

Jim Blum
WKSU Kent State University, OH

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“This sampler is a wonderful invention. The Michael
Johnathon track is stunning…We’re playing nearly
the entire CD. Thanks!”

Juergen Kramer
Radio ZuSa Luenburg, GERMANY

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“Thank you for sending the Acoustic Rainbow. I
immediately picked out the Michael Johnathon cut and
the Finnegans great song, The Smuggler, for my radio
show “Folkladen” on Radio Neckarburg. I hope there
are many more samplers to come”

Heinrick Wesolly
Radio Folkladen Neckarburg, Germany

Dear ACOUSTIC RAINBOW:
“Thanks for the opportunity to preview the Acoustic
Rainbow!!! As you can see from the enclosed review
card, 5 of the 12 cuts fit my format and will get
played. I just bloody love The Finnegan’s and John
Wright’s lyrics and banjo work. Thanks for the sampler!”

Dr. David L. Weide
KUNV FM Las Vegas, NV