• Ricky Skaggs is telling his story

    Ricky Skaggs is on tour again this month; nothing new there. But this time around, he's on the book circuit, doing interviews and signings at major booksellers around the country for his newly-released autobiography, Kentucky Traveler - My Life In

  • Still Hangin’ On from Jimmy Haynes Band

    The Jimmy Haynes Band has released a debut recording, Still Hangin' On. The newly-formed group from Northern Ohio is based around the singing and playing of founders Jimmy and Enola Haynes. Jimmy is on mandolin and Enola bass, with assistance from

  • Two more Ralph Stanley reissues from Rebel

    We have lauded several times the efforts of Rebel and County Records in getting their deep back catalog into digital distribution. They have been recording bluegrass and old time music since the early 1960s, and have several hundred titles between

  • Bee-Liners on a Shuffler strike

    We've all heard of hunger strikes, where some lone voice refuses to eat in protest, risking their very life to draw attention to some perceived wrong. It has had its noble practitioners over the course of recorded history Well... the Dixie

  • Two more Stanley reissues from Rebel

    Rebel Records has two new entries to announce in its ongoing commitment to digitizing their complete catalog of classic bluegrass and old time music. The label intends to shoot for two new digital releases each month, a real treat for

  • Keith Whitley with Ralph Stanley

    Last night my wife and I were talking about my former life as a crew member for country singer Lorrie Morgan. I don't know how we got on the topic, but the conversation naturally turned to a discussion of Keith