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May 7, 2017:  It's been a long time coming but it's finally here.  Lily Cat's 2nd album, titled Thank You, Pretty Cow: Ancestral English Poetry and Music. I loved making this album and will likely follow up with a Volume II in the not too distant future.  In the meantime, I hope you enjoy Thank You, Pretty Cow



 Dogwood Daughter has a new Christmas album.

15 Tracks of standards and folk carols from the southern mountains.  All tracks mastered by the great Randall Merryman of Nashville. Free streaming at Bandcamp link below.  Also available on iTunes and Amazon.   


  CDs and mp3s now available at CDBaby, the original home of indie artists everywhere.  

Dogwood Daughter: Appalachian Christmas

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More Good News!

Lily Cat Music for Kids' first full full length album (15 tracks) is out!  Titled Lily Cat's Very Good Day, this album is the culmination of a year's worth of work. All newly mastered tracks by the great Randall Merryman of Nashville.

  Lily Cat's Very Good Day is  also Available on iTunes: 


And, if you, like me, are still a fan of physical CDs, they're available at CDBaby, the original home of indie artists. (I LOVE CDBaby, they're so good to me!)    


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src="" style="border: 0; width: 500px; height: 620px;">Lily Cat's Very Good Day - 15 Track Album by Lily Cat Music for Kids src="" style="border: 0; width: 350px; height: 442px;"><a href="" mce_href="">The Little Cedar Tree by Dogwood Daughter</a> Lily Cat Music for Kids is beautiful music, songs, stories and poetry, written for children, that can be enjoyed by the entire family.  Looking for music that your kids will love and YOU do too?  Look no more!  Lily Cat Music for Kids is the place.  
Lily Cat is Martha Maria who records from her little studio in the woods in East Tennessee.  A wife, mom and former teacher, Lily Cat knows music and knows what kids, teachers and parents love!  Enjoy!

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Lily Cat Music and Poetry for Kids isn't about teaching reading, writing and arithmetic.  Lily Cat is about universal and eternal values and right conduct: being kind to all living creatures, doing the right thing, sharing, and doing your best.  It's also about beauty: the beauty and expressiveness of our English language as well as the sweet pleasure of lilting melodies and consonant harmonies.  

I'm also the recording artist, singer/songwriter, poet, blogger and photographer Dogwood Daughter. Find me at 


And, if anything at Lily Cat Music for Kids or Dogwood Daughter makes your heart sing, please tell other folks about my little websites.  I'm an indie artist and have no advertising budget, only word of mouth from kind folks like you.  Thank you!