It is that time of year. As the year concludes those of us who write about music get to reflect and indulge our personal preferences by reviewing the offerings of the past year and providing our perspectives on ‘the year’s best.’ I deliberately avoid the word ‘best,’ and always refer to these as my favourites.… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2022
Tag: Del McCoury Band
Del McCoury Band- Almost Proud review
My review of The Del McCoury Band’s latest, …almost proud has been published at Country Standard Time. I hope you’ll consider heading over that direction and giving it a read.
Ancient Fervor Coulee Bluegrass CD reviews, pt 2
Continuing to mine the archives, some bluegrass Gold…In a Way.
Ancient Fervor Coulee Bluegrass CD reviews, pt 1
Going back in time to post some reviews from the early aughts, the first years of Fervor Coulee, with all of from the Waskaoo Bluegrass Music Society newsletter, That High Lonesome Sound.
Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2018
Favourite, not best. I happen to consider them the best, but you certainly may feel different. One will notice no ‘big tent’ bluegrass on this list-the furthest afield I go is with my #1 album, which is still fair solid bluegrass. These are the albums I felt delivered in 2018. 1. The Travelin’ McCourys- The… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2018
The Albums That Shaped Me, August 2018
Over at Fervor Coulee Twitter I am spending August exploring my music roots with Thirty-Two Albums That Shaped Me/Thirty-One Days Inspired by a summer of sorting (not that you would notice) and tidying (again, obvious only if you knew what it looked like before) I am going to try to explain my music journey in… Continue reading The Albums That Shaped Me, August 2018
Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots & Bluegrass Albums since 2000
I’ve been writing about music since 2000. Naturally, I’ve heard a lot of great music, have written about much of it, and have often put together a list of favourite roots and bluegrass albums of the year. And, I will do the same again this year. For perspective and to sprinkle some flavourful anticipation, here… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots & Bluegrass Albums since 2000
Bluegrass Albums of 2016
Here is my list of Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2016. Of course, your kilometreage will vary: I once received a perplexing, cranky email from the father of a fairly prominent bluegrasser whose album I didn’t include on such a list several years ago. For those such inclined, I repeat—these are my favourite bluegrass albums of the… Continue reading Bluegrass Albums of 2016
Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2016
Over at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass (and eventually I will cross-post here) I have meticulously and expertly (!) compiled my list of my favourite bluegrass album of the year 2016. Please realize, these are my favourite bluegrass albums meaning, a) your list may be different, b) I don’t pretend to know what is best, and c)… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Bluegrass Albums of 2016
J.D. Crowe & the New South & Del McCoury Band reviews
Someone has been a busy bluegrass reviewer in recent days/weeks. My review of The Del McCoury Band album Del & Woody is up at Country Standard Time. http://www.countrystandardtime.com/d/cdreview.asp?xid=6027 My review of the vinyl reissue of The New South, the album better known as Rounder 0044, is up at Lonesome Road Review. http://lonesomeroadreview.com/0044-2/ As well, my review of… Continue reading J.D. Crowe & the New South & Del McCoury Band reviews
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