O Brother, Ralph Stanley, & Dolly Parton reviews

More roots review from the extensive if not valued Fervor Coulee Archive: Various Artists O Brother, Where Art Thou? Soundtrack Mercury Universal (2000) Musical luminaries diverse as John Hartford, Norman Blake, Dan Tyminski, and the Fairfield Four came together to record the music for the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, providing stellar performances of… Continue reading O Brother, Ralph Stanley, & Dolly Parton reviews

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Bryan Sutton- The More I Learn review

Published over at Lonesome Road Review is my musings on Bryan Sutton’s latest, The More I Learn. It I really good- not just noodlin’ which some my expect. I’ve been listening to a bunch of Doc Watson of late, and while I am not going to compare Sutton to Watson-although one might, if only because… Continue reading Bryan Sutton- The More I Learn review

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Sam Bush- Storyman review

Sam Bush Storyman Sugar Hill Sam Bush, it can be argued, is the most significant mandolin player of the last fifty years. From his groundbreaking work with the New Grass Revival and his expansive slate of collaborations in bluegrass, country, folk, and beyond, to his extensive catalogue of innovative solo album excellence and acceptance as… Continue reading Sam Bush- Storyman review

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The Lonesome Trio- The Lonesome Trio review

My review of the debut album from the rather high-profile The Lonesome Trio is posted at Country Standard Time. I quite like what they do although some may think the songs sound a little too similar to each other. Rather, I think they have a real nice bluegrass groove going. Another excellent recording out of… Continue reading The Lonesome Trio- The Lonesome Trio review

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Recent roots reviews

I’I haven’t posted here at Fervor Coulee for a month, which is bad. I have been writing, which may also be bad depending on your opinion. Thought I would catch up by posting some of the links I’ve neglected. Lee Ann Womack is a singer I didn’t have any familiarity with prior to reviewing her… Continue reading Recent roots reviews

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Dirk Powell- Walking Through Clay review

My review of Dirk Powell’s Sugar Hill album Walking Through Clay has been posted by Aaron over at the Lonesome Road Review.┬áThe album came out in early February, and made its way to me this month. Seldom does an album so consume my attention as this one has. In my opinion, and that’s all I’ve… Continue reading Dirk Powell- Walking Through Clay review

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Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson- Wreck & Ruin review

Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson “Wreck & Ruin” Sugar Hill Records “Wreck & Ruin” is the second collection of songs from the Australian husband and wife team of Shane Nicholson and Kasey Chambers. Chambers needs little introduction to Americana listeners. Over the past dozen years, the youthful sounding songstress, still only in her mid-thirties, has… Continue reading Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson- Wreck & Ruin review

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