Author Archive: Daniel Mullins

Daniel is from southwestern Ohio and has been around bluegrass his entire life. He manages the Classic Country Connection, a music store in southern Ohio which specializes in bluegrass, classic country, gospel, and Americana music. He is the host of the Bending The Strings radio program, which plays a variety of bluegrass, newgrass, and Americana music. He also maintains the website for Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers.

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Shawn Camp on Guy Clark

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Recently, the American music industry was rocked by the loss of Guy Clark. The iconic singer-songwriter passed away at age 74. The author of such classic songs as Desperadoes Waiting For A Train (The Highwaymen), The Last Gunfighter Ballad (Johnny Cash), Texas Cookin’ (George Strait), New Cut […]

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Blue Highway says “Thank You!” with One-of-a-Kind Fan Experience

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway has raised the bar in bluegrass originality ever since they first burst onto the scene in the 1990’s. Well, after their upcoming fan appreciation event, they may also be known for raising the bar in delivering the band’s fans with the ultimate experience. […]

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Unofficially Announcing the 2015 Bluegrass Person of the Year!

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Since 1927, Time magazine has named bestowed the honor of Person of the Year (formerly Man of the Year) to an individual, group, or idea that “for better or for worse…has done the most to influence the events of the year”. Winners have included presidents, […]

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Cherryholmes & Friends – The Show Must Go On!

| September 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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After the unfortunate announcement yesterday that the Bluegrass Island Festival in Manteo, NC would be canceled for the rest of the weekend, the Cherryholmes had a decision to make. Many fans were anxiously awaiting one of the family’s few reunion shows since they disbanded in 2011, […]

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A Day In The Life: Flatt Lonesome’s Opry Debut

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
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It is the ultimate achievement for anyone who plays bluegrass and country music: to play the Grand Ole Opry. The Grand Ole Opry is not only “The Show That Made Country Music Famous,” but is where bluegrass a as a genre was born in the […]

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Aubrey Holt Update

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Aubrey Holt is, without a doubt, one of the greatest songwriters in the history of bluegrass music. That is an undeniable fact. Aubrey rose to prominence alongside his brothers, Tom and Jerry Holt; his uncle, Harley Gabbard; and friends, Paul “Moon” Mullins and Noah Crase […]

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Life-changing is an Understatement: Flatt Lonesome on St. Jude’s and the MACC

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Musicians Against Childhood Cancer [MACC] festival is next week in Columbus. The festival is a benefit for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and has raised over $800,000 to help fight cancer. Darrel and Phyllis Adkins began the MACC after their daughter, Mandy Adkins, passed […]

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Bean Blossom 2015 – Day 6

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Daniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The remainder of his reports will be after the fact. The sixth day of the 49th Annual Bill […]

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Bean Blossom 2015 – Day 5

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Daniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The fifth day of the 49th Annual Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival featured a great variety of bluegrass favorites new […]

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Bean Blossom 2015 – Day 4

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Daniel Mullins will be reporting from the 2015 Bean Blossom Festival all week, as Internet service in the campground allows. Check back each day for his reports and photos. The fourth day of the 49th Annual Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival could have been called the week’s […]

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