• Still Hangin’ On – Jimmy Haynes Band

    Last week, we brought you news of the debut release from Ohio-based Jimmy Haynes Band, Still Hangin’ On. The album is a well-rounded collection of eleven tracks ranging from bluegrass standards to covers of more contemporary tunes from both the bluegrass

  • A Natural Thing from Audie Blaylock

    Rural Rhythm has dropped a debut single from Hard Country, this summer's scheduled release from Audie Blaylock and Redline. The songs is A Natural Thing, written by the late Harley Allen, and featuring Audie on lead vocal and guitar. He is

  • Final Farewell from Chris Jones

    Rebel Records has released a debut single from Lost Souls and Free Spirits, the upcoming compilation "plus" project from Chris Jones & The Night Drivers. The single is Final Farewell, written by Chris and his long-times bassist, Jon Weisberger. It's one

  • Harley Lee Allen remembered

    In addition to the fine memorial David Morris provided for us earlier this week, Richard Thompson has put together a career retrospective of Harley Allen. As reported earlier, singer and song writer Harley Allen died on Wednesday, March 30 at his

  • Remembering a Songwriter’s Songwriter

    You could stock a jukebox or your mp3 player with Harley Allen songs and never grow tired of listening. Harley wrote songs about the common themes in all our lives – love, longing and desire – without sounding trite or tired.

  • Harley Allen passes

    We are sorry to report that Nashville songwriter Harley Allen passed away this morning. He had been diagnosed recently with a stage 4 cancer. Harley was the son of bluegrass legend Red Allen, and performed with his siblings and his dad