• Mac Benford passes

    Mac Benford, celebrated old time banjo player, died on February 15 at age 79. He had been diagnosed with a stage 4 lung cancer three years ago. On noting his passing, his family expressed gratitude for having had this much additional

  • Highwoods String Band reissued

    Rounder Records has recently re-released a classic album from 1973, Fire On The Mountain by Highwoods String Band. This LP, and the band that recorded it, had a powerful impact on the early '70s old time scene, helping to transform