Artist: Steep Canyon Rangers
Hometown: Brevard and Asheville, NC
Song: "Blue Velvet Rain"
Label: Rounder Label Group
In Their Words: “’Blue Velvet Rain’ was inspired by Phil Barker and my interest in the life of Duane Allman. The lyrics are a flash of the protagonist’s life as he struggles with self-control and inner turmoil.” — Charles R. Humphrey III
Photo credit: Sandlin Gaither