Greg Cahill checks in

We just heard from Greg Cahill, Special Consensus founder and fearless leader, about how they are spending their Christmas vacation…

Greg Cahill at the 2009 Joe Val festival (Jason McKendree in background) - photo by Jack Holland“Just a note to let you know that we are in Brent Truitt’s Nashville studio this week recording 6 new songs for an 18 song Special C 2010 release on Pinecastle Records simply called 35th Anniversary. I can’t believe I will have been touring and recording with the band for 35 years in 2010!

The new recording will feature 12 songs from previous Special C releases along with the new songs – all original compositions performed by myself on banjo and veteran Special C bass player David Thomas – along with recent addition Ryan Roberts (Eastern Canada Songwriter of the Year and Best Bluegrass Album of the Year) on guitar and newest member Rick Faris (formerly of the KS-based Faris Family Band) on mandolin.

Wishing Bluegrass Today and the bluegrass community a very Happy Holiday season!”

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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.