The First Train Robbery was written by Chris Stuart, and has been recorded by Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time and released on the 2007 album Took Down and Put Up (LDR-011). Stuart has this to say about the story behind
Bluegrass Revival with Don Rigsby
It looks like we can add TV Star to the long list of Don Rigsby's accomplishments. The Kentucky native, with stints as a member of such notable acts as J.D. Crowe & The New South and Lonesome River Band, and
Cordle, Jackson and Salley to sing at GOP convention
Nashville songwriters Larry Cordle, Carl Jackson and Jerry Salley, who have occasionally performed together as The Trio, have been announced as a featured act at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL next week. They will sing at a lunch
Welcome Hudson Pickett!
Congratulations to Josh and LeAnn Pickett, who are celebrating the birth of a son. Hudson Carter Pickett was born in Mt. Airy, NC at 5:37 a.m. this morning, weighing in at 7.5 pounds, stretching to 21 inches. Josh is the guitarist with
Life Goes On video from MACC
Rural Rhythm has released a music video for the title track from Life Goes On, the second all-star recording from Musicians Against Childhood Cancer. The album captures live performances at the MACC festival between 2006 and 2011, where artists donate their
Bluegrass in the Bluebird kicks off its 2012 season
This past Tuesday, February 21, the Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN, opened its doors to four of the most talented songwriters in bluegrass music. Steve Gulley, Dale Ann Bradley, Kim Fox, and Larry Cordle were on hand for Bluegrass in
Life Goes On – Music from the MACC II
We've written many times about the magnificent work done by Darrel and Phyllis Adkins at their annual Musicians Against Childhood Cancer festival in Ohio. Top bluegrass acts make the trip each summer and perform at no charge, with proceeds from the
Don and Ralph – Doctor’s Orders
I just got a pre-release copy of Don Rigsby’s upcoming CD, a tribute to Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys called Doctor’s Orders. I asked Don how he came up with the name and he said, “The songs were hand
Albums of the Year? YOU Decide!
Well, 2011 has come to a close, and for bluegrass, it was exceptional year. We saw new releases from nearly everyone, and many were exceptional. It really is a great time to be a bluegrass fan. There are more albums coming
Larry Cordle Receiving Honors
On October 21 Larry Cordle’s alma mater, Morehead State University, will induct him into the Alumni Hall of Fame. After spending some time in the U.S. Navy, Cordle enrolled at MSU and graduated in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.