• Claire Lynch remembers John Starling

    Singer/songwriter Claire Lynch, with whom John Starling shared a musical collaboration in the country-rock band Ready Section, speaks eloquently about the considerable impact that Starling had on her career.         "These are sad days indeed for a gal

  • John Starling remembered

    John Starling, who possessed one of the most cultured voices in bluegrass music, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at his Fredericksburg, Virginia, home.  From 1971, when the Seldom Scene was formed, to 1977 when he left the band, Starling

  • Thayer Washer remembered

    Thayer Washer, best known for his time with Connie Gately and Babe Lofton and the Backwoods Boys, passed away on December 12, 2017, at the age of 88. He was a resident of Madison, Tennessee.  Thayer Maxwell Washer was born on

  • Mac Wiseman remembered by his peers

    Mac Wiseman, among the last of the original era bluegrass artists, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019.  Born Malcolm Bell Wiseman in Crimora, Virginia, on May 23, 1925, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

  • Mac Wiseman’s funeral service in Nashville

    Arrangements have been announced for a funeral service for Mac Wiseman. It will be held tomorrow, February 27, at the Spring Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery in Nashville. The family will greet visitors from noon to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home,

  • Pete Goble remembered

    Bluegrass song-writing legend Pete Goble passed away on July 25, 2018. He was suffering from pneumonia and confined to Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Wyandotte, Michigan, when he died at aged 86. John ‘Pete’ Goble was born on April 24, 1932, and

  • John Cowan remembers Dean Webb

    We received this note today from John Cowan, something he shared with his friends and fans online today, reflecting on the loss last week of Dillards founding member, Dean Webb. As a long time and final member of New Grass