• Bristol honors radio history

    Richard Thompson has a put together a fine report on the renaming ceremonies in Bristol honoring WCYB. Gary Reid of Copper Creek Records and Penny Parsons of the Penny Parsons Company also contributed to this story. The Farm and Fun Time

  • Time Life releases another bluegrass boxed set

    Our British correspondent, Richard Thompson, has an overview of a CD collection that was released back in August '07. Time Life has released a further collection of bluegrass recordings. Classic Bluegrass Collection is a compilation featuring three CDs of well-known bluegrass

  • Lou Martin – Opus 3 Now Available

    Richard Thompson, our enterprising British corespondent, has found a mandolin gem he recommends to eight stringers worldwide. Lou Martin, born 1944, mandolin disciple of both Bill Monroe and Ralph Rinzler, has published his third book devoted to the teaching and understanding

  • More Best Of Sugar Hill Years CDs out today

    Sugar Hill Records is releasing more sets in the Americana Master Series today (7/10/07), among them four bluegrass albums. These will comprise anthologies by Peter Rowan, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, the Lonesome River Band and the Nashville Bluegrass Band. This series

  • IBMA Invites Registrations

    The IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) has recently mailed its members inviting registrations for its 2007 World Of Bluegrass events that take place during the week commencing Monday, October 1st. The bulk of the events will take place at The

  • More on The Gents Live reissue

    Our intrepid British correspondent digs even deeper into the vaults for an update on the mistaken personnel credits listed on the new Gentlemen reissue. Further to our recent discussions regarding the Country Gentlemen Folkways CD, Going Back To The Blue