• Bluegrass Banjo For Dummies by Bill Evans

    The folks at Wiley Publishing have generated one of the few print media powerhouses in this age of declining magazine and book sales. Their bright yellow Dummies books seemingly cover every imaginable topic from digital photography to writing computer code. So

  • High Lonesome Below Sea Level

    Those who follow the international press may recognize that the term Americanization is used pejoratively by some guardians of European culture. The worldwide dominance of the English language, the American dollar, and US pop culture is viewed by some as a

  • Collecting James King stories

    C.J. Lewandowski has undertaken an ambitious project. While traveling this year with James King, he will be recording interviews with James with an eye toward assembling them into a book on the bluegrass storyteller. James has agreed to this venture, and

  • The Music of The Stanley Brothers

    Though it's not actually scheduled for release until next year (which is later this week!), Gary Reid tells us that he has received an initial consignment of his new book, The Music of The Stanley Brothers, from University of Illinois

  • In It For The Long Run from Jim Rooney

    Still stuck for a bluegrass Christmas gift idea for someone who buys all the music they want for themselves? Here's something that slipped past us as it was released earlier this year when it was sent to an old address, and might

  • Skint Knee, Texas from Steve Sprugin

    Bluegrass and folk music fans know Steve Spurgin as a singer and songwriter from the west coast, famous for his work with seminal bands like Byron Berline's Sundance, and with Berline, Dan Crary and John Hickman in California with John