• Track Premiere: Haggard from The Grascals

    Who doesn't love Merle Haggard? And good ol' dogs...  and Harley Allen? The latest single from The Grascals gives you all of that, plus the superb singing of guitarist John Bryan, with Haggard. It's the true story of a rescue dog that

  • Still Hangin’ On – Jimmy Haynes Band

    Last week, we brought you news of the debut release from Ohio-based Jimmy Haynes Band, Still Hangin’ On. The album is a well-rounded collection of eleven tracks ranging from bluegrass standards to covers of more contemporary tunes from both the bluegrass

  • A Natural Thing from Audie Blaylock

    Rural Rhythm has dropped a debut single from Hard Country, this summer's scheduled release from Audie Blaylock and Redline. The songs is A Natural Thing, written by the late Harley Allen, and featuring Audie on lead vocal and guitar. He is

  • Final Farewell from Chris Jones

    Rebel Records has released a debut single from Lost Souls and Free Spirits, the upcoming compilation "plus" project from Chris Jones & The Night Drivers. The single is Final Farewell, written by Chris and his long-times bassist, Jon Weisberger. It's one

  • Harley Lee Allen remembered

    In addition to the fine memorial David Morris provided for us earlier this week, Richard Thompson has put together a career retrospective of Harley Allen. As reported earlier, singer and song writer Harley Allen died on Wednesday, March 30 at his

  • Remembering a Songwriter’s Songwriter

    You could stock a jukebox or your mp3 player with Harley Allen songs and never grow tired of listening. Harley wrote songs about the common themes in all our lives – love, longing and desire – without sounding trite or tired.

  • Harley Allen passes

    We are sorry to report that Nashville songwriter Harley Allen passed away this morning. He had been diagnosed recently with a stage 4 cancer. Harley was the son of bluegrass legend Red Allen, and performed with his siblings and his dad