Known these days primarily for his reso-guitar work, Chad has also played as a professional on mandolin and banjo. He made waves with his slide work at an early age, being invited to play on the Grand Ole Opry with Charlie Collins and Brother Oswald when he was 12. Over his career, Darou has worked with a long list of artists in bluegrass and country music, including Del Reeves, Bill Harrell, The Gibson Brothers, Wheeler Creek, Bill Anderson, Boxcar Willie, and James King. Most recently, he drew attention touring with Dave Adkins .
The new single is a song called North End of a South Bound Train, written by Ed Williams, where Chad demonstrates his abilities on reso-guitar, mandolin, banjo, and bass, supported by Ray Legere on fiddle and David Carey on bass. Mallory Evans sings the lead, with Chad and Kristin Darou providing harmonies.
Have a listen in this lyric video.