The Bluegrass Situation: Roots Culture Redefined

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MusicJun 21, 2018

With one foot in his native Ireland and another in his adopted Nashville, Ben Glover has exhibited a restless spirit in the ten years since he released his debut album. But with his new album Shorebound, the singer-songwriter has reached a new kind of land. “I feel I know myself better and know my place…

MusicJun 21, 2018

Artist: Ric Robertson Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana Song: "The Friend" Album: The Fool, The Friend Release Date: June 29, 2018 Label: Blue Hens Music In Their Words: "Sometimes I wake up ready to seize the day. But most often, I'm just trying to keep the wheels on my life. This tune is a loving and…

MusicJun 20, 2018

Artist: High Fidelity Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee Song: "The Hills and Home" Album: Hills And Home Release Date: Aug 3, 2018 Label: Rebel Records In Their Words: "The Country Gentlemen's Starday cut of 'The Hills and Home' is one of my favorite recordings. I first heard the song maybe 15 years ago and it just blew…

MusicJun 20, 2018

Artist: Dudley Connell and John Cowan Song: "He Was a Friend of Mine Album: Epilogue: A Tribute to John Duffey Release Date: June 20, 2018 Label: Smithsonian Folkways In Their Words: "It’s hard to believe John Duffey left us more than two decades ago now and that there is a whole generation of Bluegrass fans…

MusicJun 20, 2018

Artist: Bennett Wilson Poole Hometown: Rural Oxfordshire. Well, that's where the group was dreamed up but two-thirds are from South London and one-third from Oxford proper. Latest Album: Bennett Wilson Poole Sounds Like: Hard to pin down but at a push I’d say Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young but there's something of the Tom Petty about…