The Bluegrass Situation

Roots Culture Redefined
  • LISTEN: The Gibson Brothers, 'In the Ground'

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    Artist: The Gibson BrothersHometown: Ellenburg Depot, NYSong: “In the Ground”Album: In the GroundRelease Date: February 17, 2017Label: Rounder RecordsIn Their Words: "As we travel around the country with the Gibson Brothers, I notice fewer and fewer small family farms...

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  • LISTEN: Shinyribs, 'Don’t Leave It a Lie'

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    Artist: ShinyribsHometown: Austin, TXSong: “Don’t Leave It a Lie”Album: I Got Your MedicineRelease Date: February 24, 2017In Their Words: "The only rule one ever really needs is the Golden Rule. We all lie to ourselves and each other. That's alright, as long as you...

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  • LISTEN: Southern Avenue, '80 Miles from Memphis'

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    Artist: Southern AvenueHometown: Memphis, TNSong: "80 Miles from Memphis"Album: Southern AvenueRelease Date: February 24, 2017Label: Stax Records, a division of Concord Music GroupIn Their Words: "'80 Miles From Memphis' is a song about my journey -- how I left everyone I...

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  • LISTEN: Otis Taylor, 'D to E Blues'

    Song Premiere

    Artist: Otis TaylorHometown: Boulder, COSong: “D to E Blues"Album: Fantasizing about Being BlackRelease Date: February 17, 2017Label: Trance Blues Festival RecordsIn Their Words: "The track 'D to E' is about a person who is screaming for freedom, even though he has been...

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  • LISTEN: Rayna Gellert, 'Grey Bird'

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    Artist: Rayna GellertHometown: Elkhart, INSong: "Grey Bird"Album: Workin's Too HardRelease Date: January 20, 2017Label: StorySound RecordsIn Their Words: "We thought the album was done and dusted, ready to master, and then 'Grey Bird' came flying in. Kieran and I, in the...

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