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The Lazybirds have now been going for 15 years and hail from North Carolina, a State that has a long tradition of string band music and who can count on The Old Crow Medicine Show as fans among a host more bands and like-minded musicians.
In combining mountain…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 29, 2011 at 7:30 — No Comments
From North Carolina we have traditional string and Americana bands by the score. Of the later few come any finer than this unit that features band leader David Childers (guitar, vocals), Robert Childers (drums,…Continue
Canadian duo, Brandy Zdan and Dave Quanbury are joined by Stephen Hodges, Jeff Turmes, John Whynot (and he co-produced the album with the couple) and Andrew Lynch on this their third album, and though it isn’t a stop you in your tracks type of recording…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 19, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments
This is the second compilation released in aid of The Imus Ranch. Founded (1998) and is run by legendary US deejay Don and his wife, Deirdre Imus The Imus Ranch as an authentic working cattle ranch near Ribera, New Mexico with the sole purpose of providing the experience of the great American cowboy to children suffering from cancer or…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 19, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments
Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams’ music comes from deep within, and with her having experienced anything but an easy run in life she well and truly nails the emotional aspect of life’s troubles. Aided by a voice rough and jagged around the edges Lucinda seamlessly slips from brooding bluesy ballads to hard-nosed rockers without…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 16, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments
It is always great to see a new Buddy Miller record out, and though I had more than a couple misgivings about a couple of songs on The Majestic Silver Strings on first listen. But generally, Miller on electric, acoustic guitar and…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 16, 2011 at 11:00 — No Comments
Loretta Lynn was for so long at the forefront of country music and I am not only talking female country act but the genre. She beat a path that many have since followed. So influential has her work been not only have there been books but also in 1983 a movie portray her amazing life! The movie where Sissy Spacek takes the lad role…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 15, 2011 at 18:30 — No Comments
Here we are three albums into singer-songwriter Hayes Carll’s career and it is getting bigger and better as we speak. Not least so through him performing and writing such joys as ‘Another Like You’ that has his joined on vocals by the like-minded sparkling Cary Ann Hearst. A firecracker of a song. Like with the hard…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 14, 2011 at 7:30 — No Comments
John Fullbright is a new name to me, and who has seen his recording career start in quite a unique way. In that his Live At The Blue Door is not only his debut but as the title suggests a live…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 13, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments
When it comes to mountain music the first person on most people’s lips is invariably, Dr Ralph Stanley who has committed his life to keeping the age-old tradition in tack.
Despite his advancing years, Ralph not only hols the respect of those in music but…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 12, 2011 at 21:30 — No Comments
Produced by Austin-based Gurf Morlix this is fine little record, one of those that grow on you. Such is the artful style of singer-songwriter Soo’s soothing vocals and persuasive lyrics. Through Morlix assembling a set of musicians that include him self to lend support to the second generation Korean Asian American act gets to produce her strongest album to…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on March 12, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments