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WATCH: Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, “We Needed This Ride”

Mar 31, 2020

WATCH: Chris Jones & The Night Drivers,

Artist: Chris Jones & The Night Drivers
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Song: “We Needed This Ride”
Label: Mountain Home Music Company

In Their Words: “The song is a very recent one of mine that tells the tale of a romantic reunion on a long-anticipated road trip. The journey is more important than the destination in this case. This is the first song we’ve recorded with new Night Drivers Grace van’t Hof and Marshall Wilborn. Grace plays banjo in the band but doubles on ukulele on some songs, which is a little unusual for a bluegrass band, but I’m loving the texture it brings to some of our material. I thought it would be cool to really announce her presence by starting the song with a baritone uke rhythm vamp, which really gives it a different sound right off the bat. Then she switches to banjo midway through the song.” — Chris Jones

Photo credit: Sandlin Gaither

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