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This Week – Danny, Hank, Jason, Laura, Lucinda, Marty, Scott, Shane and more
Feb19

This Week – Danny, Hank, Jason, Laura, Lucinda, Marty, Scott, Shane and more

Some Recent News and Views Marty Stuart at his photography exhibit in Bristol TN/VA – Photo: LTTL Danny Barnes, Hank Williams, Jason Isbell, Laura Cortese, Lucinda Williams, Marty Stuart, Shane Nicholson, Steve Scott and You, Me, Everybody Danny Barnes Danny Barnes (r) with Nick Forster (Hot Rize) – Photo: LTTL The quiet, but very talented and creative banjo player Danny Barnes will be issuing some new material. On March...

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This Week – New Release Stampede! 2020 Vision!
Feb08

This Week – New Release Stampede! 2020 Vision!

Many new albums announced Corb Lund – Photo: LTTL Eliza Gilkyson – Photo: LTTL New Music A-Plenty in 2020 from Chatham County Line, Corb Lund, The Danberrys, Eliza Gilkyson, Mark Erelli, Pokey LaFarge, Reckless Kelly, Teddy Thompson Chatham County Line Bluegrass/folk outfit Chatham County Line come at us with a new sound and line-up with the release of their ninth studio album Strange Fascination, out May...

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Bad For You
Feb03

Bad For You

we review The SteelDrivers The SteelDrivers – Photo: Supplied The SteelDrivers ‘Bad For You’ Released 7 February 2020 By Kimberley Wheeler The SteelDrivers have a new album.  Their previous release, The Muscle Shoals Recordings, won a GRAMMY for Best Bluegrass Album (2015) so I was taken aback when shortly after this momentous award, their singer, guitarist and joint main songwriter, Garry...

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Albums of the Month – February 2020
Jan29

Albums of the Month – February 2020

our top picks for Feb 2020 Caleb Caudle – Photo: LTTL Top New Releases – February 2020 By Rob Dickens Caleb Caudle Better Hurry Up Soundly Music 3 April 2020 Caleb Caudle really raises the ante here. A full, grounded groove permeates throughout, helped with some A-list friends such as Elizabeth Cook, Courtney Marie Andrews, Gary Louris and John Paul White. The eleven songs on Caudle’s eighth release are...

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Carrellee’s Ethereal Entrance
Jan29

Carrellee’s Ethereal Entrance

We review Carrellee’s newbie Carrellee – Photo: John Hart Carrellee ‘Once There Was’ Out 14 February 2020 By Rob Dickens Carrellee’s full-length debut Once There Was unlocks many treasures – elegant vocals and smooth acoustic guitar adorned with grace and precision by striking electric and pedal-steel guitar. There is a calm shimmer in the arrangements which fits perfectly as the artist takes us on...

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Albums of the Month – January 2020
Jan01

Albums of the Month – January 2020

our top picks for Jan 2020 The SteelDrivers – Photo: Anthony Scarlatti Top New Releases – January 2020 Marcus King El Dorado Easy Eye Sound 17 January 2020 After becoming a guitar phenomenon at 23 years of age and two official releases under the Marcus King Band moniker, King is issuing his debut solo album El Dorado, to be released January 17, 2020. While a cracking guitarist, it is his soaring, soulful vocals that...

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