Tag: Tom Adams

Changes in Sweet Dixie

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Chris Stifel, guitarist with Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie, has left the band to pursue other options. His spot has been filled by Maryland musician Tom Adams. “I’d love to offer up a colorful story, but the reality is I’m just looking to do something […]

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Closing Notes from Raleigh

| October 1, 2013 | 3 Comments
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IBMA 2013 will always be remembered as the year Tony Rice spoke. But there were plenty of other noteworthy events that deserve to be featured. Here are some of them: RHONDA’S BACK. After a long hiatus, Rhonda Vincent was back at IBMA this year. The […]

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On this Day #10 – Live At The Ragged Edge

| March 12, 2013 | 3 Comments
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On March 12, 2002, Tom Adams and Michael Cleveland recorded Live At The Ragged Edge (Rounder 82161-0539-2). Tom Adams (banjo) and Michael Cleveland (fiddle) got together for an evening of live music at the Ragged Edge Coffeehouse in Gettysburg, PA, for what was never intended […]

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Gooseneck Rockers

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker was on hand when Gooseneck Rockers performed at The Holly Inn in Mount Holly Springs, PA this past weekend (1/19/13), and sent along this gallery of photos. The Rockers are a new group, featuring veteran performers Tom Adams on guitar, Marshall Wilborn on […]

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Introducing the Gooseneck Rockers

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Choosing a name for a new band is often the most trying aspect of getting one up and going. Unless you plan on using the name of the band leader (if there is one) as the moniker, getting several strong-willed musicians to agree on something […]

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Happy Halloween from Tom Adams

| October 31, 2012 | 2 Comments
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Tom Adams passed along this Halloween banjo piece to share with our readers. It’s his version of the theme from the classic television show, The Munsters, which was very nearly resurrected this year by NBC. Tom said that he recorded it for a Halloween column […]

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Wayne Taylor: It’s About Time

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
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From the moment I had the new solo project from Blue Highway bass player Wayne Taylor in my hands, I couldn’t wait to hear what it sounded like. I won’t leave you in suspense — it’s great. Appropriately titled (“long overdue” comes to mind), it’s […]

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Album of the Week #6 – Blue Highway

| December 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas. My household was filled with the giving and receiving of Stanley Brothers’ LPs, Merle Haggard DVDs, the new Crowe Brothers record, and Lonesome Dove. I had a great time spending time with loved ones and celebrating […]

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Fired Up banjo tabs available

| August 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tom Adams has published an ebook of banjo tab transcriptions from Fired Up, the latest album by Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper. The tabs are based on the playing of crackerjack picker Jessie Baker who tracked the record with Michael, but is now performing with Doyle […]

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Response from Michael Cleveland

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

We heard this morning from Kimberly Williams, publicist for Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, in response to our post last night, Former Flamekeepers move on. Michael took particular exception to the use of the word “acrimonious” in describing the recent departure of long time band members […]

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