Tag: Richard Bennett

Music That Makes Me Happy for 2014

| December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a Bluegrass Today reviewer – not to mention as a bluegrass fan in general – I listen to a lot of music throughout the year. Most of it’s good, some of it’s not so good, but a few albums have been great. There’s twelve […]


Flashback reunion band booking for 2015

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don Rigsby and Josh Williams aren’t the only ones with a J.D. Crowe Tribute Band taking shows for next year. The actual band from the Flashback album era, with the actual J.D. Crowe, will be doing a limited number of appearances in 2015. That would be […]


In the Wind Somewhere – Richard Bennett

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although I’ve heard quite a few great albums this year, from both new and established artists, one of the strongest and most enjoyable is the newest release from Richard Bennett, In the Wind Somewhere. On this, his second project for eastern Kentucky’s Lonesome Day Records, […]


Busy year for Lonesome Day Records

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

We reported in November 2013 about Randall Deaton and Lonesome Day Records taking on a new partner, offering the small independent label the opportunity to record and release on a more aggressive schedule. It will also allow Deaton to expand beyond bluegrass, while still increasing […]


A Richard Bennett tasting

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In advance of its May 27 release, Lonesome Day Records has offered a taste of the music from In The Wind Somewhere by Richard Bennett to our readers at Bluegrass Today. After several years off the road, working at a variety show in Pigeon Forge, TN, […]


Welcome the Dukes of Drive

| January 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Is there anyone more beloved inside bluegrass music than Terry Baucom? His banjo style is plainly definitive of the link between Earl Scruggs, through J.D. Crowe, and on to modern 1-4-5 drive. On top of that, he is among the kindest, wisest and funniest people […]


Richard Bennett and Wyatt Rice to tour

| October 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Two of today’s most noted practitioners of the Tony Rice guitar style are teaming up for selected tour dates next year and beyond. Wyatt Rice is Tony’s brother, who learned at the master’s knee and has served as his rhythm guitarist this past 30 years. […]


New album coming from Richard Bennett

| October 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

Lonesome Day Records has announced that a new recording from guitarist/vocalist Richard Bennett will be forthcoming in 2014. The label had released his Last Train From Poor Valley album during the summer of 2012, a project that had been cut several years earlier. Tracking for […]


Last Train From Poor Valley – Richard Bennett

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Straight-ahead bluegrassers may recall Richard Bennett’s Tony Rice-like work from his years spent with J.D. Crowe and the New South, where he was featured on the stellar Flashback record. Now, having recorded three solo projects with Rebel Records and performed with the likes of Mike […]


New album from Richard Bennett

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Richard Bennett left a powerful mark on bluegrass music in the 1990s as lead vocalist and guitarist with J.D. Crowe & The New South. His strong rhythm and lead guitar, distinctive vocal style and crisp songwriting were a hallmark of Crowe’s Flashback record. After leaving […]