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  • 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Rick Lang

    Songs by award-winning songwriter Rick Lang have been covered by some of the most renowned artists in bluegrass, southern Gospel and jazz. Rick has released six studio albums of his own to date, each featuring original Rick Lang compositions. Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout (Billy Blue Records) is his most recent, top-selling

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  • Ask Sonny Anything… 6 string banjo and more Earl

    Ask Sonny Anything is a recurring feature where our readers pose questions to the great Sonny Osborne, one half of the iconic Osborne Brothers who redefined bluegrass music in the 1960s, and noted banjo maven and collector of fine prewar instruments. Everyone is encouraged to pose queries of your own

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  • Track Premiere: Return To Windy Mountain from Sideline

    With the big World of Bluegrass convention set to kick off next week in Raleigh, Mountain Home Music has a special batch of new music to share with the bluegrass community. So for the next few days, we'll have a Track Premiere to mark the occasion. Today we with start with

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  • BanjoFest 2019 – Hall of Fame presentations

    Annually, the American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City holds a 3 day extravaganza of talent, recognition, and pure love for America’s instrument, the banjo.   Banjo Fest 2019 kicked off with its traditional BBQ, including the grand-opening of the new exhibit, Reflections of Our Past. Live music was provided by Hall of Fame

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  • David Robinson scaling back with Monroe Crossing

    David Robinson, who has spent the past several years touring with Minnesota's Monroe Crossing on banjo, has announced that he will be scaling back his commitment with the band, to allow him to pursue some other interests and opportunities. This group works a rigorous road schedule, as demanding as any in

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  • Sonotone – boutique strings for the discriminating professional

    Anyone who plays acoustic stringed instruments, and fretted instruments in particular, is familiar with the feeling that "they just don't make them like they used to." Especially those of us old enough to recall the times when prominent factory builders like Martin, Gibson, and Fender had allowed their standards to

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