Lovin’ Pretty Women radio premiere

Lovin' Pretty Women - The Steep Canyon RangersWednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. marks the official radio premiere of the new Rebel Records CD from The Steep Canyon Rangers on XM Satellite Radio’s Bluegrass Junction. Host Kyle Cantrell will play each of the tracks from Lovin’ Pretty Women, and discuss them one at a time both with band members, and producer Ronnie Bowman.

The show will be repeated several more times over the next two weeks (all times eastern).

  • Wednesday (8/1) at 8:00 a.m.
  • Saturday (8/4) at 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday (8/8) at 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday (8/12) at noon
  • Tuesday (8/15) at 3:00 p.m.

I’ve been listening to this CD for the past two weeks, enjoying it very much. The songwriting is clever and the performances are lively with instrumental work that is solidly traditional, and vocals that reflect the non-southern background of many so younger bands in today’s market. Look for the title track to become a radio and festival favorite.

There are a few tracks accessible on the band’s MySpace page if you want an immediate taste of the new material. Lovin’ Pretty Women hits the street on August 14.

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