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Timberhead Music is a small publishing company that primarily produces the written and recorded music of Gordon Bok. Over the years, we have also published a few works of other poets and musicians. In addition, we carry all of Gordon's earlier Folk Legacy recordings, plus a sampling of music from friends and associates including all of the Bok, Muir, and Trickett recordings.

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Gordon's lastest release

Because You Asked Because You Asked

"I keep a very large repertoire alive; Iím always learning or making songs, because they reflect my changing understanding of the world. These are some of the songs you have requested in concert or asked me to record. Here you go, then, and thanks for asking." ~ Gordon

Gordon's newest album is a collection of old and new favorite songs,just inviting you to sing along. Available now at Timberhead Music.


To order, view the albums listed below or use our Artist Search to the left to see all the albums for each individual artist, then select a purhase link. Click "Read more" for album details, song lists, and samples. If you'd like to carry any of these albums and books in your store, please contact us for wholesale prices. Thanks for supporting independent artists!

Albums | Songbooks

Timberhead Music albums


Gordon Bok

Gordon Bok In Concert  

Gordon Bok In Concert
Discover the warmth and humor of a live Gordon Bok concert and the deep connection he shares with his audiences. More »




Apples in the Basket  

Apples in the Basket
A new collection of many of your most requested favorites including Apples in the Basket and Hills of Isle Au Haut. More »



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Herrings in the Bay
This thoughtful tribute offers different perspectives on the rugged lifestyle of the independent fishing industry. More »



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Dear to Our Island  

Dear to Our Island
Traditional songs, songs from his favorite writers and a few poems set to music by himself make this album one of Gordon's best. More »



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In The Kind Land  

In The Kind Land
In The Kind Land arrived as Gordon Bok's first solo music album in a number of years. More »



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Gatherings  

Gatherings
An eclectic collection of traditional and contemporary music celebrating Maine musicians. More »




North Wind's Clearing  

North Wind's Clearing
A compilation of Gordon's songs of the Maine coast and the sea, and of those who earn their living upon it. More »




February Tapes, Vol. I  

February Tapes, Vol. I
For several years in the 80's, Gordon and friends got together to combat mid-winter doldrums by making music together and recording it for each other. More »




February Tapes, Vol. II  

February Tapes, Vol. II
For several years in the 80's, Gordon and friends got together to combat mid-winter doldrums by making music together and recording it for each other. More »




Return to the Land  

Return to the Land
A good example of the way folksongs can personalize places and times. More »




The Play of Lady Odivere  

The Play of Lady Odivere
An ancient seal legend, translated from the "Norn" dialect and set to music by Gordon Bok. More »




Ensemble  

Ensemble
"These songs have been precious to me for many years, but most needed other voices and other hands to help them sound the way I envisioned them." More »




A Rogue's Gallery of Songs for the 12 String  

A Rogue's Gallery of Songs for the 12 String
In the hands of a master, the 12-string guitar can sing in a variety of voices, many of which are demonstrated here. More »




Clear Away in the Morning  

Clear Away in the Morning
The title song comes from the days when Gordon worked on the big schooners that sailed out of his hometown. More »




Jeremy Brown and Jeannie Teal  

Jeremy Brown and Jeannie Teal
Gordon's totally delightful and "probably fictitious" wintery story about a man and his faithful boat, possessed by two irascible "Hogans" (Nova Scotia faeries). More »




Another Land Made of Water  

Another Land Made of Water
This inspired poetic narration describes a magical and mysterious encounter with a group of sea-dwelling people who are possessed of an ancient language and a glorious musical culture. More »




Bay of Fundy  

Bay of Fundy
Includes a few songs learned from family members many years ago, and "Little River," a collaboration with Maine poet Ruth Moore. More »




Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast  

Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast
Wonderful ballads of the Maine coast written by the great Maine poet and novelist, Ruth Moore, and told by Gordon in his deep, rich voice. More »




Schooners  

Schooners
"It was Lois Lyman's two fine songs about the Wiscasset schooners that nudged me into putting this album together." More »




Seal Djiril's Hymn  

Seal Djiril's Hymn
A very special album, the Seal Djiril's Hymn is sung and told with Ann Mayo Muir and followed by some of the loveliest of early Gordon Bok songs. More »




Peter Kagan and the Wind  

Peter Kagan and the Wind
This second recording with Folk Legacy contains many of Gordon's own songs of the sea and of the fishermen among whom he grew up. More »




A Tune for November  

A Tune for November
Gordon's first recording with Folk Legacy is still a favorite after all these years. Classic Gordon Bok. More »





Gordon Bok and Cindy Kallet

Neighbors  

Neighbors
Gordon Bok and Cindy Kallet, (almost) neighbors in midcoast Maine, bring you an excellent collaboration of their talents. More »



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Timberhead Music songbooks


Gordon Bok

One to Sing and One to Haul  

One to Sing and One to Haul
A lovely NEW songbook of traditional and recent compositions. More »




Time and the Flying Snow  

Time and the Flying Snow
Gordon's first songbook, published by Folk Legacy in 1977, contains 44 favorite (early) Gordon Bok songs. More »



Featured folks music album

A Paul Sullivan Collection
A Paul Sullivan Collection
By Paul Sullivan
This album is a great introduction to Paul's work. It contains selections from all of the preceeding records, and was recently rated "Best of Its Genre" by All Music Reviews, the Internet reviewing system. View details



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