Bobby Osborne & the Rocky Top X-Press

Over at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass, I’ve posted a new edition of “Gold…In A Way,” an ongoing series where I re-examine albums that I believe deserve another listen. This time out, Bobby O & Try A Little Kindness, his 2006 Rounder album that relaunched his bluegrass pursuits. http://www.countrystandardtime.com/blog/FervorCouleeBluegrass/entry.asp?xid=916 will get you there. As always, thanks for visiting Fervor… Continue reading Bobby Osborne & the Rocky Top X-Press

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Doc Watson- Legacy

Over at Fervor Coulee Bluegrass, I’ve posted my 2003/2004 piece about the Doc Watson-David Holt album Legacy. I’m listening to it tonight and thinking of Doc. As I type, Doc is recollecting his early memories of his beloved Rosa Lee. It is a wonderful recording, and appropriate listening on this day. http://www.countrystandardtime.com/blog/FervorCouleeBluegrass/entry.asp?xid=889 will get you there-… Continue reading Doc Watson- Legacy

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Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice- The Heart of a Song

My review of Junior Sisk’s outstanding new album has been posted to the Lonesome Road Review site: Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice The Heart of a Song Rebel Records 4.5 stars (out of 5) By Donald Teplyske With all the recent viable and necessary discussions within the bluegrass world about big tents and “bridging the… Continue reading Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice- The Heart of a Song

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Bearfoot- American Story

Another week, another great album. Over at Country Standard Time, Jeff has posted my review of the latest from Bearfoot. After more than a decade as a functioning bluegrass outfit, a core of two remain from the band of young Alaskans who took much of the (mostly western) bluegrass world by storm. They are stronger… Continue reading Bearfoot- American Story

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Roots music column, September 23 Ray Bonneville review

In my Roots Music column published today in the Red Deer Advocate, I advance many local roots events- including appearances by Bill Bourne, Gary Fjelljaard, Katy Moffatt & Andrew Hardin, and The Spinney Brothers- and review the new album from Ray Bonneville, Bad Man’s Blood. I’ve also added a 2003 Bonneville review from the achives. Thanks to… Continue reading Roots music column, September 23 Ray Bonneville review

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Dale Ann Bradley- Somewhere South of Crazy

My review of Dale Ann’s new album has been posted to Country Standard Time. It is another incredible album; while her music has always been inspiring and wonderful to listen to, since joining Compass Records, Dale has truly hit her stride. The review can be viewed at http://www.countrystandardtime.com/d/cdreview.asp?xid=4724. Now, CST limits reviews to about 250… Continue reading Dale Ann Bradley- Somewhere South of Crazy

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