• Willis Spears passes 

    Curley Seckler and Willis Spears with The Nashville Grass Willis Spears, whose singing and guitar playing were remarkably similar to Lester Flatt's, and who served as Curley Seckler's partner in The Nashville Grass, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2023, at

  • Pete Corum passes

    Photo of Pete Corum on the left courtesy of Jim Beaver. Pete Corum, perhaps best known for his time with bluegrass great Lester Flatt & the Nashville Grass during the mid-1970s, passed away on December 1, 2021. He was 73. From Burlington,

  • CMH drops a trio of bluegrass classics

    Since 1975, CMH Records has been releasing a string of strong bluegrass and roots music recordings. It's right there in their name: Country Music Heritage. In recent years the label has been focused on a very successful series of albums called Pickin' On,

  • Curly Seckler passes

    The bluegrass world has lost one of its last connections to the first generation of bluegrass artists with the passing today of Curly Seckler. He had turned 98 years old on Christmas day, and died peacefully just after noon in

  • ARSC recognizes Curly Seckler book

    The Association for Recorded Sound Collections recently announced the winners of their 2017 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. Among those winners was the much-heralded biographical work by Penny Parsons, for the book Foggy Mountain Troubadour, The Life