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David Davis & The Warrior River Boys — ‘Didn’t He Ramble: Songs of Charlie Poole’

David Davis & The Warrior River Boys — Didn’t He Ramble: Songs of Charlie Poole There’s nothing but good news when it comes to old-time acoustic music these days. Especially with the Rounder Records release of David Davis & The Warrior River Boys’ Didn’t He Ramble: Songs of Charlie Poole. The collection of songs pays tribute to … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: Sideline — ‘Front and Center’

Sideline — Front and Center Label: Mountain Home Music Release date: April 27, 2018 When the musicians are this good, they should be put front and center. Therefore, Sideline consists of: Steve Dilling (banjo), Skip Cherryholmes (guitar), Jason Moore (bass), Bailey Coe (guitar), Troy Boone (mandolin), and Daniel Greeson (fiddle). Front and Center is the group’s first project … Continue reading

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Grammy-Winning The Earls of Leicester To Record Live Album at Country Music Hall of Fame

Recordings Will Take Place at Storied CMA Theater February 24 and 25 The Earls of Leicester, the Grammy award-winning, critically acclaimed sextet founded by 14-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas, has announced a two night run at Country Music Hall of Fame’s CMA Theater, February 24 and 25. The two night performance is special for the … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: The Grascals – ‘Before Breakfast’

The Grascals – Before Breakfast Label: Mountain Home Music Company Before Breakfast, the spirited new album from The Grascals, finds the bluegrass band at a career high point (including three Grammy nominations and two Entertainer of the Year awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association), and I certainly won’t be alone in hailing the band’s infectious energy … Continue reading

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Miss Country Music? Try Rhonda Vincent & Daryle Singletary’s AMERICAN GRANDSTAND

Rhonda Vincent & Daryle Singletary — AMERICAN GRANDSTAND It may only be July, but you might just be reading about the best country album of 2017, folks. If you grew up loving country music, and wonder where the heck it went, good news—Rhonda Vincent & Daryle Singletary have just released an album, American Grandstand, that … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: Nu-Blu — ‘Vagabonds’

Nu-Blu — Vagabonds Label: Voxhall Records The Bluegrass/Americana group Nu-Blu has released their new album, Vagabonds (their sixth studio album). It overflows with heart and harmony. The lead single, “Still Small Voice,” features Country Music Hall of Fame singer Jimmy Fortune. Like nearly every track, the single is thoughtful and inspiring, create a highly satisfying experience. … Continue reading