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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On Down The Line – Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Few musicians garner the universal respect of Michael Cleveland. A child prodigy, Michael won the hearts of the entire bluegrass industry in 1993 as a member of the IBMA Youth All-Stars. Since that time, he has gone on to perform and record with nearly everyone in the […]

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Flatt Lonesome, Too

| July 18, 2014 | 3 Comments
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The bluegrass world was turned on its ears last January following the debut album of a bunch of young people from Florida. Flatt Lonesome won SPBGMA’s band competition in 2012,  and nabbed a nomination for IBMA’s Emerging Artist of the Year in 2013, an impressive feat […]

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America-grass! – Your Essential 4th of July Playlist

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Happy Birthday America! 238 years ago, our founding fathers declared our independence from Great Britain and gave birth to a new nation. The land of the free and the home of the brave proved that a nation for the people and by the people could […]

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Remedy – Old Crow Medicine Show

| July 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
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No Appalachian string band has ever reached the popularity of Old Crow Medicine Show (OCMS). Few artists can entertain thousands of young rockers at a Mumford & Sons concert and still preserve tradition on the Grand Ole Opry stage. Following in the footsteps of Uncle Dave Macon […]

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Trinity River Band visits Duck Commander

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Callahan, FL’s Trinity River Band has been very busy as of late, following the release of their album, Better Than Blue. They found themselves in West Monroe, LA last week, the home of the famous Robertson Family from A&E’s Duck Dynasty. Let’s just say, they had a “quack-tastic” time. […]

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Hank Williams III talks Jimmy Martin

| May 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
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The rebel grandson of the great, Hank Williams, Hank Williams III (Hank 3) is one of the most unique artists touring today. While he loves country music, he’s not afraid to push the envelope with hardcore rock music. “Country is in my blood, even though […]

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Rodgers Remembrance XIV: My Blue-Eyed Jane

| May 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
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On Monday, May 26th, it has been 81 years since the passing of Jimmie Rodgers. A titan of American music, Jimmie Rodgers is considered an influence in country, bluegrass, folk, jazz, blues, rock, pop, Americana, and more. In six short years, “The Father of Country […]

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MACC Announces Their 15th Anniversary Lineup

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) festival has been one of the brightest spots in the bluegrass music world over the past few years. All of the proceeds from this great festival benefit St Jude’s Children Research Hospital. Darrell and Phyllis Adkins have been some […]

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Rodgers Remembrance XIII: In The Jailhouse Now

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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On Monday, May 26th, it will have been 81 years since the passing of Jimmie Rodgers. A titan of American music, Jimmie Rodgers is considered an influence in country, bluegrass, folk, jazz, blues, rock, pop, Americana, and more. In six short years, “The Father of […]

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Rodgers Remembrance XII: Blue Yodel No. 3

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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On Monday, May 26th, it will have been 81 years since the passing of Jimmie Rodgers. A titan of American music, Jimmie Rodgers is considered an influence in country, bluegrass, folk, jazz, blues, rock, pop, Americana, and more. In six short years, “The Father of […]

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