• J.D. Crowe pocketknife from Red Hill Cutlery

    For the bluegrass collector, specifically the J.D. Crowe aficionado, there’s a new piece that would dwarf any other memorabilia with pride. Red Hill Cutlery of Radcliff, Kentucky has partnered with IBMA Hall of Famer, J.D. Crowe to release a limited pocket

  • Go see J.D. Crowe’s Banger at IBMM

    One of the most famous instruments in the history of bluegrass music is, arguably, the “Banger,” the 1929 Gibson Mastertone played by J.D Crowe on everything from classic Jimmy Martin numbers to the seminal Rounder 0044. A quick Google search

  • Croweology – Rickey Wasson

    Has bluegrass music gotten better over its somewhat brief 70 year history? I'm not talking about how the music that is categorized as bluegrass has expanded over this time, and how people may feel about that, but about the core

  • Croweology coming May 31

    Rickey Wasson became synonymous with the sound of J.D. Crowe & The New South during the band's final years. Singing lead and playing guitar, Rickey's rich, soulful baritone covered all the hits Crowe had recorded with legends like Tony Rice, Keith

  • Rounder to reissue 0044 on vinyl

    To celebrate Record Store Day on April 16th, 2016, Rounder Records has produced a limited quantity of their classic J.D. Crowe & the New South album (ROU 0044) from 1975 on vinyl. This special reprint includes all the original tracks, plus the