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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Releasing ‘It Is What Is’ On Blue Front Records

“…ethereal, stark and emotional” Music Historian/Filmmaker Robert Gordon Done Got Tired of Tryin’ – Top Ten Blues Album, NPR, 2007 “Make No Mistake: Jimmy Duck Holmes is a major blues figure, the most important active performer in the country blues tradition.” Geoffrey Himes Blue Front Records is honored to announce its inaugural release – It … Continue reading

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Marley’s Ghost Celebrates 30th Anniversary With ‘The Woodstock Sessions,’ Due Out July 15

Marley’s Ghost is the capable inheritor of the archetypal Americana blueprint drawn up by The Band. As the L.A. Weekly aptly put it, “This West Coast group deftly dashes across decades of American music to create a sound that’s steeped in tradition but never bogged down by traditionalism.” A virtuoso aggregation composed of singer/multi-instrumentalists Dan … Continue reading

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Musician/Producer Bruce Robinson Merges Past/Present, Eyes Future With New Web Series ‘The Next Waltz’

The Last Waltz was a momentous, one-time collaboration, but that event eventually led to Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble recording sessions — and both helped inspire The Next Waltz, a new web series and multiplatform music delivery concept created by renowned Austin singer-songwriter and producer Bruce Robison. Featuring top country talents telling their stories and recording … Continue reading

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Joe Nichols’ Sizzling Summertime Anthem (“UNDONE”) Hits Radio

Chart-topping Country music staple Joe Nichols catapults onto Country radio this week, with his brand new sultry single “Undone.” Nichols’ latest offering surged as a Top 3 most added song at U.S. Country radio with 30 first-week stations, proving his flare for marrying modern and traditional Country is second to none. The steamy new song of the … Continue reading

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‘On Top Of Old Smoky’: New Old-Time Smoky Mountain Music (Featuring Dolly Parton)

Twenty-three-song compilation, released by the Great Smoky Mountains Association, features compelling performances of timeless Appalachian regional classics by leading roots musicians, including Dolly Parton, Norman Blake, Bryan Sutton, Alice Gerrard, Tony Trischka, Stephen Wade, Sheila Kay Adams, Martin Simpson, Dom Flemons, Jody Stecher, Kate Brislin, Courtney Hartman, and David Holt. In the image of the … Continue reading