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  • Video Premiere: Sally Sunday from Daniel Crabtree

    We're delighted to help with a premiere of the music video from Daniel Crabtree for his current single, Sally Sunday. It's a story song, based on true life, about an abandoned orphan girl who was delivered to a convent as a newborn, and raised into a young woman by the nuns

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  • On This Day #63 – Emma Smith, Back To The Basics

    On this day ….  On August 7, 1987 Emma Smith recorded tracks for her Back To The Basics LP (OHS 90206) at John Morris’s Old Homestead studio, Brighton, Michigan. It was her fourth album for the label.  An excellent songwriter steeped in the classic mountain style of eastern Kentucky, Smith is credited

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  • Ask Sonny Anything… a bump on the head encore

    We are running an encore edition of Sonny's column this week - a second look at his very first contribution over a year ago. Sonny wanted us to make plain that he isn't ducking his commitment to answer your questions today. He took a fall earlier in the week and hit

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  • Boyd Timothy wins Podunk’s 2020 Bluegrass Festival Songwriting Contest

    This year’s bleak bluegrass festival season left both musicians and festival lovers disappointed. While bluegrass fans held out hope that late summer and fall festivals might not have to cancel, one by one festival promoters all reached the same conclusion, large social gatherings were just too risky. Podunk Bluegrass Festival

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  • Harold Mitchell passes

    Harold Michell, bluegrass and old-time music DJ, and MC at Galax Old Fiddlers Convention for many years, passed away on August 5, 2020. Born near Fries, Virginia, and raised in nearby Stevens Creek, he was 82 years old.  The radio first provided comfort to Harold Michell when as a six-year-old, he

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  • Video Premiere: Too Wet To Plow from Carolina Blue

    One thing's for certain... no one would ever say that Carolina Blue isn't a hard-working bluegrass band. Not only do they run all over the country when touring isn't prohibited, they record when they're home, and even now when road work isn't happening, they do regular live shows on Facebook. Mandolinist Timmy

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