• Fall 07 Bluegrass Music Profiles

    Larry Sparks is on the cover of the September/October '07 issue of Bluegrass Music Profiles. The cover feature finds Larry discussing his new CD, The Last Suit You Wear, plus his road band, his personal guitar, his sister's songwriting and

  • 2 more great bluegrass downloads from Rebel

    Rebel Records continues to make notable recordings from their back catalog available as download-only releases via iTunes. Two new titles have been added to their digital catalog this month. Blue Sparks is a 1983 release from Larry Sparks with Jim Heffernan

  • Sparks, Cowan, King Wilkie interviews online

    Here are three interviews we found this past few days in local newspapers' coverage of upcoming entertainment events. First up is King Wilkie, whose Reid Burgess was interviewed in The Dallas Morning News on July 23. He spoke with Mario Tarradell

  • Larry Sparks piece at CMT.com

    There is an online feature about the latest Larry Sparks release, The Last Suit You Wear, up at CMT.com. Written by Edward Morris, the piece provides details about the new release, interspersed with comments from Sparks, along with a brief overview

  • More reactions to the loss of Ray Goins

    Here are two more reflections on the passing of Ray Goins from his friends and contemporaries in the music business. Paul Williams had this to say about his old friend. I first met Ray Goins, when I was with The Lonesome Pine

  • McCoury Music signs with RED Distribution

    CMT.com is reporting that McCoury Music has signed an exclusion distribution deal with RED Distribution. McCoury Music was formed to release the recordings of bluegrass superstar Del McCoury when he left Rounder Records in 2003. They are also set to release

  • New Larry Sparks audio online

    McCoury Music has posted audio samples for all 12 tracks on the new Larry Sparks CD, The Last Suit You Wear - along with special, pre-release Internet pricing. The CD isn't set for an official release until May 1, but online

  • McCoury Music previews new Sparks CD

    McCoury Music has four tracks from the upcoming Larry Sparks CD, The Last Suit You Wear, available for online listening on their MySpace page. The CD is due for release shortly on the McCoury label, produced by Don Rigsby and

  • Larry Sparks benefit for Eric Taylor

    Bluegrass legend Larry Sparks will be lending his talents to the fight against cancer later this month. Arcadia, IN youngster (he's 11 years old) Eric Taylor was diagnosed with cancer when a tumor was found on his spine last year.

  • Michael Feagan joins Larry Sparks

    Michael Feagan is the newest member of Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, joining the band on fiddle. He had worked previously with Bill Monroe and David Peterson & 1946, as well as country singer and guitarist Jerry Reed. That makes