• Bill Emerson passes

    Bluegrass Hall of Fame banjo player Bill Emerson passed away on August 21 from complications of pneumonia. He died surrounded by his family at 83 years of age. Surely one of the most consequential banjo players of the 20th century, Bill

  • Tom T. Hall passes

    Dixie and Tom T. Hall - photo  by Terry Herd Bluegrass and country music legend Tom T. Hall passed away at his home in Franklin, TN on Friday, August 20th. He was born in Olive Hill, Kentucky in 1936. Known as "The

  • Randy Carrier passes

    Clarence Randall Carrier, known to friends and family as Randy, passed away on August 12 at the age of 70. A Bristol, VA native, Randy had been involved in bluegrass music much of his life, playing mandolin in east Tennessee, and

  • Save Me drops for King James Boys

    Morning Glory Music has released a new single from The King James Boys, a familiar Gospel favorite written by David Ray Johnson called Save Me. It maintains the band's penchant for putting their bluegrass stamp on southern Gospel style harmony singing, which

  • Dennis Caplinger passes

    Dennis Caplinger - photo by Dennis Andersen Dennis Caplinger, described by close friend since high school days and former band mate John Moore as "a MONSTER banjo player," passed away on Saturday morning, August 14, 2021. He was 57 years of age. He