Bluegrass in the ISC

A solid bluegrass banjo instrumental has made it to the finals of the 2011 International Songwriting Competition.

The tune is Gone Beserk, written by Lee Marcus, and recorded by Dan Menzone on his Frostbite CD with help from Adam Steffey, Wyatt Rice, Rob Ickes, Rickie Simpkins, and Ronnie Simpkins.

Here’s a clip…

Gone Beserk: []

These awards are chosen by online voting, with one vote allowed per day, per person until they are closed on March 31. Here is the link to vote, which is enabled after a quick email confirmation to prevent robot voting.

Congratulations to Lee for getting his tune into the finals. He is currently working on a solo project featuring more of his originals and some classic songs as well.

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.