• James King at home recuperating

    We got some very good news today about James King, who had been hospitalized last week for treatment after a number of blood clots were found in his lungs and his legs. Julie King sent along this update just a few

  • James King hospitalized

    We are sorry to report that James King has been hospitalized near his home in Danville, VA, for treatment of blood clots which were found in his legs and lungs. His wife Julie tells us that his condition is stable, and

  • Ron Spears to James King

    Ron Spears has gone to work with James King, taking the spot recently vacated by Kevin Prater. Ron will be playing mandolin (and some guitar), and singing tenor with the band. According to James' wife, Julie, he an Kevin jointly decided

  • Eugene Crabtree passes

    Eugene Crabtree, who played banjo for many years with The James King Band, died suddenly yesterday (4/9) from a heart attack. He was 43 years old. We've not been able to find an obituary online, but understand that he died of

  • James King – Gardens in the Sky

    Rounder Records has posted information on its website about the forthcoming release of a new CD by James King. Titled Gardens in the Sky: The Bluegrass Gospel of James King (Rounder 0595), the album is scheduled for release on May

  • Longview audio clips online

    Recently we provided some information about the forthcoming Longview CD Deep In The Mountains, Rounder 0578. We can now add that there are 30 second WinMedia and RealAudio audio clips available to listen to at the Rounder website. The group is

  • Longview – Deep In The Mountains

    Rounder Records has announced the release of a new CD from the two-time IBMA Award winning combination, Longview. It is a little over ten years since the debut release by the super group bearing the name Longview and with their first