• The Lil Smokies are Going To California

    The Lil Smokies have released another single in their SnowGhost series of grassed up covers, this time taking on perhaps the most commercially successful rock band of the 20th century, Led Zeppelin. Going To California first appeared on the 1971 project,

  • Paperback Writer from Lil Smokies

    Ever since I was a teenager in the early '70s, I have been convinced that Paperback Writer from The Beatles would make an excellent bluegrass number. It had been a #1 hit for the band in 1966, and its beat

  • Rocket Man goes bluegrass, x 2

    Bluegrass covers of pop, rock, and country songs have long been a part of our music. Flatt & Scruggs were doing them in the 1960s near the end of their tenure, just as The Country Gentlemen were starting to do

  • Feathers video from Lil Smokies

    Lil Smokies at WinterWonderGrass Colorado (2/18) - photo © Alan Sheckter When you grow up in cold weather environments, you get used to being chilly. At least that what you think when you watch this new video of the Lil Smokies

  • Might As Well video from The Lil Smokies

    Montana's Lil Smokies have a new music video to share, recorded at the Boulder Theater in Colorado. Might As Well comes from their latest album, Changing Shades, and was written by vocalist and reso-guitarist Andy Dunnigan. He is joined by Scott Parker on bass,