• Renaissance – Billy Droze

    As has been noted on these pages previously, Billy Droze has all the makings of a superstar. With any number of hit singles to his credit — which he’s penned for The Grascals, Junior Sisk, Flatt Lonesome, Darryl Worley, Shenandoah,

  • Jim Brock passes

    Noted bluegrass fiddler Jim Brock passed away on October 16, 2019, at Aliceville Manor Nursing Home, Aliceville, Alabama. He was 85 years old.  James Earl ‘Jim’ Brock Sr. was born on August 5, 1934, in Lamar County, Alabama, an area with

  • Helen White passes

    Helen White, founder of Junior Appalachian Musicians, died on October 14. She was 69 years of age, and passed away at home after suffering a heart attack. Born in Washington, DC, Helen traveled widely before settling in western North Carolina after

  • Two new live videos from The Cleverlys

    The Cleverlys have made their career serving as the court jesters of bluegrass, entertaining folks with witty, grassified covers of pop hits with a humorous twist. But a big part of why the joke works is because they are all