The Earls of Leicester- Rattle & Roar review

The Earls of Leicester Rattle & Roar Rounder Records Before most North Americans had heard of Premier League champions Leicester City, bluegrass fans well knew how to pronounce the name of the East Midlands municipality. That’s a result of Jerry Douglas’ brilliant, timely idea: celebrate the ongoing influence of Earl Scruggs (that’s the Earl) and… Continue reading The Earls of Leicester- Rattle & Roar review

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The Earls of Leicester review

The Earl of Leicester had nothing to do with bluegrass music. But, The Earls of Leicester are most certainly bluegrass through and through. The ‘Earl’ refers to Scruggs and ‘Leicester’ is pronounced Lester, as in Flatt, and this six-piece band, whose performance at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival of a couple weekends ago I am… Continue reading The Earls of Leicester review

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A Tribute to Paul Warren, Lost & Found, & North to Ontario reviews

I’ve fallen way behind in my writing, and have only just got around to submiting three reviews to Lonesome Road Review- A Tribute to Fiddlin’ Paul Warren, Lost & Found’s latest, and the fourth installment in the North to Ontario series. Please check them out as they are three very strong albums, well worth your… Continue reading A Tribute to Paul Warren, Lost & Found, & North to Ontario reviews

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