Rhonda turns ’em loose

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has posted a new video of Rhonda Vincent & The Rage tearing through a cool medley of instrumental bluegrass favorites when they performed on the Katy Daley Show on February 2. Rhonda featured each of her top shelf pickers in turn (Brent Burke on reso, Ben Helson on guitar, Hunter Berry on fiddle and Aaron McDaris on banjo), and then closes it out herself on mandolin.


To quote the eminently quotable Katy Daley, the band was “fun, fun, fun” in the studio. There are other videos from this session on the Bluegrass Country YouTube page.

Who can list all 9 songs in that medley? Special kudos if you can also identify who is particularly identified with each tune!

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  • Danny “Hootenanny” Clark

    1: Foggy Mountain Rock – Josh Graves
    2: Black Mountain Rag – Curly Fox
    3: Leather Britches – Paul Warren
    4: Flint Hill Special – Earl Scruggs
    5: Fireball – Josh Graves
    6: Back Up and Push – Benny Martin
    7: Wildwood Flower – Carter Family
    9: Foggy Mountain Breakdown – Earl Scruggs
    9: Rawhide – Bill Monroe

    • Danny “Hootenanny” Clark

      Foggy Mtn should say #8 not #9

      • Well done – you are the coolest guy in bluegrass! =)

        We would have accepted Doc Watson as well for Black Mountain Rag.