• On This Day #9 – Earl Taylor

    On this day ….. On January 28, 1984, soulful bluegrass singer and mandolin player Earl Taylor died. Earl Taylor was born on June 17, 1929, in rural Rose Hill, Lee County, Virginia.  He was the leader of one of the more significant

  • James Reams reflects

    This piece, which started as a series of questions for James Reams from Richard Thompson, is in its final form a contribution from Kim Crecca. We hope to include similar artist profiles in the coming months Originally from southeastern Kentucky, James Reams

  • Free downloads from Barons Of Bluegrass

    James Reams, Walter Hensley & The Barons of Bluegrass are offering free downloads of three songs from their latest release, Wild Card, via Download.com. These are the full tracks from the CD in an unrestricted MP3 format, ready for burning to

  • James Reams – Wild Card

    Wild Card is the new album by James Reams, Walter Hensley & The Barons Of Bluegrass. The band includes longtime bluegrass sidemen Jon Glik, Mark Farrell and Carl Hayano, and includes some traditional material, a few originals, and couple of