• Charlie Sizemore remembers Jack Cooke

    Charlie Sizemore sent along this lovely tribute to Jack Cooke, who passed away earlier this week on December 1. They became acquainted during Charlie's tenure with Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, where Jack held down the bass job

  • Jack Cooke – RIP

    We have just learned that Jack Cooke, long-time member of Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, passed away last night (12/1) after suffering a massive heart attack. He collapsed at home and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Cooke performed

  • New Pinecastle releases

    We just got word from our friends at Pinecastle Records with the street dates for two of their upcoming releases which have been discussed here of late. Jack Cooke's Sittin' On Top Of The World, and The Circuit Riders' Let The

  • Two new Pinecastle releases

    Pinecastle Records has two new CD releases that should be of interest to readers of Bluegrass Today. Jack Cooke has spent the past 37 years working as the bass player with Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys. Before that, he