Phil Leadbetter has been, since about 2003, one of my favourite people in bluegrass. He is just a nice guy. His new album, with the late Steve Gulley, Alan Bibey, Robert Hale, and Jason Burleson, is stout. My review at Country Standard Time: https://www.countrystandardtime.com/d/cdreview.asp?xid=7242
I’ve got three reviews from Pinecastle Records artists coming up this week. All published over at the fresh and revamped Country Standard Time. First up is an EP from Robert Hale & the 8th Wonder Band. Good, not great. But worth a listen, I think.
Last night I downloaded Robert Hale’s Pure and Simple album. Hale, a mainstay with Wildfire through all of their years, albums, and lineup shufflings, released Pure & Simple this past September and the album has sat in my ‘saved for later’ file since then. I didn’t notice the track listing beyond the Lightfoot cover “Did She Mention… Continue reading Bluegrass, Robert Hale, & “Sir Duke”