• Pete Goble remembered

    Bluegrass song-writing legend Pete Goble passed away on July 25, 2018. He was suffering from pneumonia and confined to Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Wyandotte, Michigan, when he died at aged 86. John ‘Pete’ Goble was born on April 24, 1932, and

  • Pete Goble passes

    Beloved bluegrass songwriter Pete Goble died today in Michigan. He was 86 years of age. Excluding Bill Monroe, Carter Stanley, and Flatt & Scruggs, it is unlikely that anyone has contributed as many songs to the bluegrass canon as Pete. Both

  • Back to Jubilee Road – Pete Goble

    One of bluegrass music’s most respected and prolific songwriters is Pete Goble. Along with his longtime writing partner, the late Leroy Drumm, Goble penned such modern classics as Tennessee 1949, Big Spike Hammer, and Colleen Malone. Although numerous artists have

  • Blue Yodel #18 – Pete Goble

    I hope when I’m 80 years old I can say what Pete Goble said to me on the phone the other day: “I’m writing more songs now than I ever did in my life and I think I’m writing better songs.” I

  • Leroy Drumm passes

    Bluegrass songwriter Leroy Drumm died at his home in Waynesboro, Tennessee, on  Friday, November 26. He was 74 and had experienced heart problems recently. Born on September 26, 1936, in Algonac, Michigan, he was a Navy veteran and a retired welder. However,

  • Pete Goble – health update

    Chris Cairns just sent along a note with an update on Pete Goble's health. Pete underwent back surgery last Tuesday and then suffered a blood clot in his lungs. He was put on a ventilator machine and was in critical

  • Prayer for Pete Goble

    We just heard heard from Cindy Baucom that songwriter Pete Goble underwent surgery yesterday and is experiencing difficulties breathing today. He's currently on life support and his family is asking for prayer. Doyle Lawson's wife, Suzanne, posted concerning Pete on Doyle's