My previously published reviews of Big Country Bluegrass http://www.countrystandardtime.com/d/cdreview.asp?xid=6899 … & Della Mae http://www.countrystandardtime.com/d/cdreview.asp?xid=6898 … have been slightly revised & picked up for publishing at Country Standard Time. I suspect both of these will be on my ‘year-end’ lists.
Big Country Bluegrass Mountains, Mamas and Memories Rebel Records Big Country Bluegrass is one of the finest unheralded bluegrass groups working today. You won’t find their names—collectively or individually—on the final IBMA nomination lists, and they don’t command appearances on late-night talk shows, but their presentation of roots and hollers bluegrass is as strong as… Continue reading Big Country Bluegrass- Mountains, Mamas and Memories review
Over at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass, Country Standard Time’s sister blog for Fervor Coulee, I have posted my five favourite bluegrass albums released between January and June of this year. If you are interested, follow this link to get you there. As always, I thank you for visiting Fervor Coulee. Donald @Twitter
My review of the new album from Big County Bluegrass, available from Rebel Records, has been posted to the Lonesome Road Review. Let Them Know I’m From Virginia is a most enjoyable bluegrass album. As I state in the review, nothing fancy (and as I didn’t mention in the review, nothing groundbreaking that moves the… Continue reading Big Country Bluegrass- Let Them Know I’m From Virginia review
One of the most consistently listenable bluegrass bands working the circuit, Virginia’s Big Country Bluegrass recently released their third Rebel Records album. They’ve been around for a long time, and in my opinion just keep getting better. I like what they bring. Read my review at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass. Thanks for visiting Fervor Coulee. Donald
Big Country Bluegrass The Boys in Hats & Ties Rebel Records For most of the last decade, bluegrass was dominated by a handful of familiar names: McCoury, Vincent, Skaggs, Stanley, and Lawson to name some of the most successful. A changing of the guard appears underway as time catches up to some, as the impact… Continue reading Big Country Bluegrass-The Boys in Hats & Ties