2000 - 2009

-2000-


March 14: Ellis Paul Live released on Philo/Rounder
June 13: "The World Ain't Slowing Down" released on the "Me, Myself and Irene" soundtrack
June 21: Ellis sings National Anthem at Fenway Park
June 23: Release of the movie "Me, Myself and Irene" featuring "The World Ain't Slowing Down"
June: Featured in Smithsonian Magazine article on the Kerrville Folk Festival
June 14: Appeared in feature article in The Improper Bostonian
June 27: In a review of "Me, Myself and Irene", USA Today refers to Ellis Paul as "New England cult rocker"
October 20: Boston Citysearch awards Ellis Paul the 2000 Editor's Award for Best Local Songwriter
October 20: Urban Folk Songs and Am I Home re-released on CD

Compilations:
"Martyr's Lounge" appears on All Folked Up: A Rounder Sampler
"The World Ain't Slowing Down" and "Conversation with a Ghost" appear on Rounder New Release Sampler
"The World Ain't Slowing Down" appears on the "Me, Myself and Irene" soundtrack
"Conversation with a Ghost" appears on WDIY Studio Sessions, Vol. 1
"Conversation with a Ghost" appears on Massachusetts For Folk
"All Things Being the Same" appears on WERS' Live from Emerson College
"The World Ain't Slowing Down" appears on Progressions #52: New Music for Progressive Adult Radio
"Maria's Beautiful Mess" appears on WBJB's Live at the Night, Vol. 1

Guest Appearances:
Vance Gilbert, Live
Christopher Williams, The Silence in Between
Bernice Lewis, Religion and Release
David Wilcox, What You Whispered
Adam Dorfman, The Difference
Dave Nachmanoff, A Certain Distance
Don Conoscenti [EP]

Covered by:
Gregg Cagno, Present Moment Days ("Look At the Wind Blow")

-2001-


April 20:  11th Boston Music Award for "Outstanding Male Singer/Songwriter"
September: Appeared in feature article in Acoustic Guitar magazine
November 9:  Release of the movie Shallow Hal featuring "Sweet Mistakes"
November 6: "Sweet Mistakes" released on the "Shallow Hal" soundtrack
November 15: Sweet Mistakes released on Black Wolf
Kevin So's That Oriental Guy includes the song "Standing in the Shadow of Ellis Paul"

Compilations:
"Take Me Down" appears on New Music Made in New England
"Sweet Mistakes" appears on "Shallow Hal" soundtrack

Guest Appearances:
Lori McKenna, Pieces of Me
Don Conoscenti, Paradox of Grace
Darryl Purpose, A Crooked Line
Don Conoscenti [advance single]

-2002-


January 11-14: 1st Ellis Paul FanClub cruise to the Bahamas
January 17: Named FolkWax 2001 "Artist of the Year"
April: Featured in the book "Letters to JD Salinger" edited by Chris Kubica and Will Hochman; published by University of Wisconsin Press
April 20: 12th Boston Music Award for "Outstanding Male Singer/Songwriter Album" for Sweet Mistakes
June: "Notes From the Road" published by Black Wolf Press
November 5: "If You Break Down" featured on the TV show "Ed"
September 10: Speed of Trees released on Philo/Rounder
December: Appeared in feature article on the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Dirty Linen
December: Appeared in New Release Spotlight in Performing Songwriter

Compilations:
"Conversation with a Ghost" appears on Before Their Time: Memorial Songs and Music, Vol. 2
"Weightless" appears on Rounder's The Singer Songwriter Collection
"Sweet Mistakes" appears on Progressions #68: The Triple A Sampler
"Speed of Trees" appears on Fresh Picked: Live in Studio
"Sweet Mistakes" appears on City Folk Live V

Guest Appearances:
Justin Brooks, Take To the Wind
Alastair Moock, A Life I Never Had
Carl Cacho, Spark
Vance Gilbert, One Through Fourteen
Joel Raphael, Woodeye

Covered by:
Joel Cage, Professional Stranger ("Jumpin' A Train")

-2003-


January: Appeared in feature article in Paste Magazine
February: Spends entire month on the road as part of the Woody Guthrie "Ribbon of Highway, Endless Skyway" tribute tour
February:  3000 Miles DVD released
March:  Prominently featured in the book "Deep Community: Adventures in the Modern Folk Underground" by Scott Alarik
Sept. 9:  Side of the Road released
October: Jack Kerouac's "Doctor Sax" screenplay published [with voice of Ellis Paul as Lousy]

Compilations:
"Paperback Man" appears on Best of the Kerrville Folk Festival, Vol. 1
"(This Train is) Bound for Glory" [with the Ribbon of Highway players] appears on KGSR Broadcasts, Vol. 11.  
"Angel in Manhattan" appears on We Are All Each Others' Angels.

-2004-


May 1: Recipient of the 2nd Annual Boston College Arts Council Alumni Award
Sept. 30:  13th Boston Music Award for "Outstanding Male Singer/Songwriter"

Compilations:
"Sweet Mistakes" appears on WFDU's Odds and Ends: Ten Years of Crash on the
    Levee.

"The Only Way" (with Vance Gilbert) appears on the Kennebunk Coffeehouse Best of 5
    Live.

"Maria's Beautiful Mess" appears on WCLZ's Greetings from Area Code 207.  (The        
    song is on Disk 2 specifically titled Greetings from "Studio Z" 2003-2004.)
"Comfort You" (with Vance Gilbert) appears on Keeping Music in Mind


Guest Appearances:
Kort & Beth McCumber, Until I Return

-2005-


April 5: American Jukebox Fables released on Rounder/Philo.
April 6-19:  Appeared in feature article in The Improper Bostonian.

Compilations:
"If You Break Down" appears on Notes of Hope: A Benefit for Brian and Alex.
"Jukebox on My Grave" appears on Best of the Mansion, Vol. 1.
"Blacktop Train" appears on MVY Radio Fresh Produce 1

Guest Appearances:
Flynn, An American Wake

Covered by:
Brian Joseph, If I Never Sleep Again ("9 Months to Fix the World")

-2006-


Guest Appearances:
Antje Duvekot, Big Dream Boulevard
Woody Guthrie Coalition, Woody Sez, A Tribute to Woody Guthrie (DVD)

Covered by:
Burns Sisters, Wildflower Bouquet ("God's Promise")

-2007-


Feb. 23:  Ellis Paul Wikipedia article receives Feature Article rating
May 22:  Ellis Paul Wikipedia article appears as Today's Feature Article on the Wikipedia main page

Compilations:
"God's Promise" appears on Ribbon of Highway, Endless Skyway CD

Guest Appearances:
Flynn, The Answer's Not Enough

-2008-


Jan. 8: The Dragonfly Races released on Black Wolf
April: The Dragonfly Races awarded a Silver Medallion by the Parents' Choice Foundation
October: A Summer Night in Georgia: Live at Eddie's Attic released on Black Wolf

Compilations:
"Jukebox On My Grave" appears on WYEP's Live & Direct, Vol. 10 CD

Guest Appearances:
Robbie Schaefer, Strange and Lovely World

-2009-


Dec. 3: 14th Boston Music Award for "Folk Act of the Year"


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