• Wendy Thatcher passes

    Wendy Thatcher with Eddie Adcock and IInd Generation (June 1970) - photo © Larry Marschall Jan Erin “Wendy” Thatcher, best known in bluegrass for her association with Eddie Adcock, passed away on August 28, 2017. She has been described as “a powerhouse

  • Bill Clifton health update

    On June 1, (2017), we reported that Bill Clifton had been hospitalized for abdominal surgery. His recovery and subsequent release to return home was short-lived, as by June 10 he had to return to hospital, due to problems with his heart-rate.

  • Ralph Lewis passes

    Former Blue Grass Boy, Ralph Lewis passed away on Saturday evening, August 5, 2017. He was 89 years of age, the son of a seventh son who was born son of a seventh son. Born on April 25, 1928, in Madison

  • Jim Nunally talks to Bluegrass Today

    Jim Nunally, a San Francisco Bay Area native, has enjoyed a varied musical journey, not only as a musician, but as a composer, record producer and teacher. He had been preceded in that journey by his guitar-playing grandfather, an Arkansas native,

  • Gospel Choices #6 – Wayne Rice

    Caricature of Wayne Rice by JP's Custom Caricature Here’s the fifth contribution of a periodical feature, where we ask bluegrass personalities to choose their top five Gospel songs. This week we hear from celebrated radio host Wayne Rice. Somebody Touched Me

  • Bill Monroe for Sale

    These four words, somewhat extreme in black and white, have been met with gasps of alarm and incredulity, and much sadness among Bill Monroe's many admirers. The response is understandable given the sudden attempt to dispose of his name and

  • Bill Clifton health update

    Since reporting last week that bluegrass legend Bill Clifton had been hospitalized in Bristol, TN, we have received another update from his wife, Tineke Marburg. He had been admitted for emergency surgery to cut out several feet of dead and knotted