Category: Bluegrass recording news

Rebel announces Traditional Grass retrospective

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

September 18 has been given as the release date for The Blue Are Still The Blues, a 15-song retrospective CD from Rebel Records taken from the four albums recorded for the label by The Traditional Grass in the 1990s. The highly influential group featured the father/son […]


Urban Monroes drop William’s Still Alive

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Not every bluegrass song has a deep meaning, nor a longstanding historical reference. But with William’s Still Alive, the new single from Portland’s Urban Monroes, we get both. Written by the Monroes’ Fran Kent, the song describes her discovery of a document from 1865 that marks her great-great-great-grandfather’s […]


Coming Back Home To You from LRB

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Home Music has released a compilation album for Lonesome River Band, containing 12 tracks from the band’s prior projects for the label, which are no longer available on CD. LRB’s Sammy Shelor chose the tracks for Coming Back Home To You along with the current […]


3 more Heritage Collection releases from Rural Rhythm

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In keeping with their commitment to continue re-releasing quality recordings from their deep archives of classic bluegrass, Rural Rhythm Records has announced three more digital titles in its Heritage Collection. Included are resurrected titles from the late 1960s by Jim Eanes, Hylo Brown, and Earl […]


Emily – new single from Mountain Faith

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Faith Band has a new single set to drop on Friday, the first from That Which Matters, their expected Fall release on Mountain Fever Records. It’s a song they learned from Christian pop artist Francesca Battistelli, and while it is arranged very much like the songs […]


South Carolina Broadcasters sign with John Boy & Billy

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The South Carolina Broadcasters are bringing their unique style of primitive bluegrass and old time music to the John Boy & Billy record label. The group, which interestingly is from North Carolina, consists of David Sheppard, Andy Edmonds, and Ivy Sheppard have signed with the label, […]


It’s About Tyme coming in September

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out have announced a September 4 release for their latest CD, It’s About Tyme. This will be their first album of new material since Prime Tyme in 2011. Their most recent was Timeless Hits From The Past Bluegrassed, an album of covers […]


Clay Jones – Heritage Not Hate

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Clay Jones has been both in and out of bluegrass music for most of his life. It seems like he’ll be prominent on guitar with a leading band for a while, like Mountain Heart or Lou Reid & Terry Baucom, and then he’ll drop out […]


My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nehi Records, a British label dedicated to producing audiophile quality remasters of early American folk music, has released a three-disc set titled My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean: British Songs In The USA. It contains 75 tracks captured from roughly 1920 through to 1945. Included are […]


On My Way single drops for Urban Monroes

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Portland, OR’s Urban Monroes have released a single to radio, ahead of their next full length album project. On My Way is a song from the Monroes’ guitarist and lead vocalist Fran Kent, mining the familiar vein of going home. It is offered now to […]