Continuing to mine the archives, some bluegrass Gold…In a Way.
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.
Jason Barie Pieces Billy Blue Records We’ve had some pretty good bluegrass releases this year. Albums from Big Country Bluegrass, Dale Ann Bradley, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, The Grascals, and Larry Sparks rank with the best of their distinguished careers, while discs from Deanie Richardson, Gena Britt, Louisa Branscomb, and the Po’ Ramblin’… Continue reading Jason Barie- Pieces review
Crowe, Lawson & Williams Standing Tall and Tough Mountain Home Those surnames are enough to make one sit up and take notice. Three legends of bluegrass, each a member of the IBMA Bluegrass Hall of Fame. All three led (or lead) very successful bluegrass bands, although Williams’ gospel-based Victory Trio is the least generally known.… Continue reading Crowe, Lawson, & Williams- Standing Tall and Tough review
As this project has continued, I’m finding that I’m writing and reflecting more about the albums. Maybe not a bad thing, but it takes up more space. As a result, I’ve adjusted the postings to include four parts. I’ll get the final five up tomorrow morning. Yesterday was the busiest day ever on Fervor Coulee,… Continue reading My Favourite Albums of the Aughts- Part Three of Four