Welcome to Red House Records, home to some of the finest acoustic performers in the world. Whether you are interested in singer/songwriters, blues, traditional folk, or instrumental music, Red House artists are players, singers and songwriters that make a difference in people's lives - important musicians with a living dream and vision from which we all can learn.

Our philosophy as a label is to provide a home and environment in which creative artists can make albums in total freedom - without interference from mogul types just looking for the next hit single. In support of these same artists, we are also working to build their audience, one community at a time all over the globe. Simply put, we make records we love, knowing that there are people out there who will feel the same way when they hear our music or see the artists in concert.

So whether you're an old friend or just meeting us for the first time, keep in touch. Join our e-mail news list, check out our web site and samplers and e-mail us with your questions and comments. We love hearing from you and are always glad to pass your comments on to the artists.

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Red House Records is the premier independent folk/roots and singer-songwriter label in the country.  With a world-renowned roster of artists and a diverse catalog of music, our songs have been featured in numerous feature & independent films, television shows, and documentaries. 

Ranging from soul-stirring harmonies, dark & moody blues-folk, rootsy road songs, breathtaking instrumentals and everything in between, Red House artists write the kind of songs that will make your ad campaign, scene, or soundtrack standout from the rest.  

Licensing from us is a fast and affordable process.  For more information please contact Beth Friend or call 651-644-4161

Travel Songs

"Travellin' Shoes" — Ruth Moody
"90 MPH" — Andra Suchy

Emotional Moments

"Sanctuary" — Red Horse
"All the While" — The Pines


"Os Cinco Companheiros" — Peter Ostroushko
"Black Cherry" — Wise-Magraw


"Night Walker" — Ray Bonneville
"Cry, Cry, Crow" — The Pines


"Love is Here to Stay" — Heather Masse
"April Fool" — Michael Johnson

Ad Spots

"Drive Drive Drive" — Dale Watson
"Action Speaks Louder Than Words" — Willie Murphy

Previously Used in Film & TV

Chuck Brodsky

"Radio", (Good Morning America, NFL Films, Radio feature film soundtrack)

Greg Brown

"Iowa Waltz", Jesus' Son (indie film)
"One Wrong Turn", I'm Not Gay (short film), In the Beginning it Looks (feature film), America Will Eat You (television), Spirit of Snow (cult film), American Drifter (documentary), A Weekend at the Greek and Live in Japan DVD (Jack Johnson documentary)
"Our Little Town", Touched by an Angel (CBS)
"Sadness", Dream with the Fishes (film)

The Chenille Sisters

"Big Hair", Oprah Winfrey Show (ABC)

Carrie Elkin

"Lift Up the Anchor", Cancerpants (documentary)

Eliza Gilkyson

"Is it Like Today", The Finder (FOX) - 2012
"Runaway Train", Unsustainable, The Great Correction Fixing the Future: NOW on PBS
"When You Walk On", Calm Before the Storm Case Stories: Masterpiece Theater episode 2 (PBS)

Spider John Koerner

"Acres of Clams", Remembering BC (DVD documentary)
"Rattlesnake", Deadwood (HBO)

Jimmy LaFave

"Not Dark Yet", Californication (Showtime)

Peter Ostroushko

"After the Buffalo Hunt", The Dust Bowl (Ken Burns PBS documentary)
"Dakota Themes", Sean Penn's Into the Wild (feature film)
"Heart of the Heartland", Lewis & Clark (Ken Burns PBS documentary)
"Mallard Island Hymn", The National Parks (Ken Burns PBS documentary)
"Sweet Betsy from Pike", Mark Twain(Ken Burns PBS documentary)

The Pines

"Careless Love", Little Johnny (film)
"Heart & Bones", Parenthood (NBC)

Bill Staines

"The Fox", Deadwood (HBO)

The Wailin' Jennys

"Begin", Army Wives (HBO television series)
"Long Time Traveller", The Originals (produced by Bonanza, a Warner Bros. Company)