• On This Day #12 – Ray Park passes

    On This Day……………………… On May 15, 2002 Ray Park died. Ray Park (guitar and fiddle) is most notable for his partnership with mandolin player Vern Williams. In 1959 they formed a band called the Carroll County Country Boys; the very first bluegrass

  • Herb Pedersen on WAMU

    Herb Pedersen will be the featured interview guest with Katy Daley Wednesday morning (4/11) on WAMU's Bluegrass Country at 9:00 a.m. (EDT). The pre-recorded piece features discussion about Herb's new band, Loafer’s Glory, with whom he plays guitar, along with Bill Bryson on

  • Loafer’s Glory album on Arhoolie

    We heard the other day from Arhoolie Records, with word of a new band in California. Loafer's Glory features noted west coast pickers Herb Pedersen on guitar, Bill Bryson on bass, Tom Sauber on fiddle, and Patrick Sauber on banjo. A self-titled album