Lou Reid in the Spring BMP

Lou and Christy Reid grace the cover of the March/April 2010 issue of Bluegrass Music Profiles. The lengthy interview with Lou covers his growing up with bluegrass, his first bands, his days with Doyle Lawson and Ricky Skaggs, and his current activities with Seldom Scene, Longview and Lou Reid & Carolina.

Here’s Lou recalling a memory of John Duffey…

“When we pulled into the Festival of the Bluegrass, someone at the gate didn’t know who he was. He got out of the car, opened the trunk, got a record out and showed it to the gatekeeper  saying, ‘See, I’m that guy right there.’ “

BMP publisher Kevin Kerfoot gives a thumbnail sketch of the new issue:

“The new issue also includes a color glossy Blue Highway poster; DJ Profile of Tom Henderson; Bill McBee’s Thoughts From Masters Of Ceremony; Blue Grass Boys Memories with Bob Jones; a two-page interview with Monroe Crossing; Shop Talk with IBMA Mandolin Player of the Year Jesse Brock; Eric Gibson and Woody Platt’s Bluegrass Favorites; a feature story on The European World Of Bluegrass; and a Songwriter Profile with Grass Cats’ Russell Johnson.”

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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.