- Story Laurie & Friends, Groovin’ in the Garden, 2011, Laurie McIntosh.
The sound ranges from ragtime, rounds, and rock ’n’ roll, to the Peggy Lee slink of “Apple Tree & the Bee” and the Cajun two-step of “L’alphabet.” Fabulously talented producer Dean Jones handles most of the instrumentation here, with guest spots from Betty Boomer, David Winograd, and various McIntosh clan members (including husband Ira on the gentle ukulele of “Grandma Said”). Those looking for a taste of Garden live have a few opportunities in upcoming weeks; Story Laurie will be appearing at Noon on October 7 as part of the Forsyth Nature Center Fall Festival in Kingston, and at 8pm on October 20 at the Woodstock Community Center. The latter, appropriately enough, is a benefit for the town’s Good Neighbor Food Pantry. Bring some sweet potatoes and shoofly pie. Storylaurie.com.