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  1. Hammertowne's Homage To Hillbilly HeroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | The Bluegrass Blog

    If there was an IBMA award for blue-collar bluegrass band, Hammertowne would easily win my vote. No fancy outfits, no frills, just straight ahead traditional bluegrass delivered with a high degree of consistency.


  2. How Ricky Skaggs Redefined Bluegrass and Brought It to the MainstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | RollingStone

    ... Ole Opry in 1982 – the youngest performer to receive the honor at the time. Originally recorded by Flatt & Scruggs in 1960, "Crying My Heart Out Over You" bore obvious traces of Skaggs' musical past: Skaggs, a child prodigy on the ...


  3. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #172 - 9-15-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 7 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... (Gibson Brothers ID for Music for the Mountain) THE GIBSON BROTHERS - Little Girl - In The Ground - Rounder FLATT & SCRUGGS - You Put Me On My Feet - Flatt & Scruggs, 1948-1959 - Bear Family (break) JOHNNY CAMPBELL - Gettin' There - Gettin' There - ...


  4. Cellist Ben Sollee explores the past, present, and future of bluegrass on his new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | Charleston City Paper

    Where to begin when attempting to define the music of Kentucky's Ben Sollee, a cellist, composer, and singer who's released 10 studio albums, one live album, and two EPs in less than 10 years? His just-out new record, Ben Sollee & Kentucky Native, is nominally a bluegrass release, though it's hardly Flatt & Scruggs . He's classically trained on his instrument and he's created works for the Louisville and Charlotte Ballet companies, but he's also collaborated with My Morning Jacket's Jim James on a project for Sub Pop Records.


  5. Bernie Faulkner - from Exile to Pot Belly StoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... almost all they played on WKIC out of Hazard. When you'd pull into the Grandview Drive-In Theater, you'd see Flatt & Scruggs on the concession stand roof, playing through one mic to all the speakers in the cars." He said that one day, after hearing ...


  6. Buffalo Creek Guitar set to closeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | Farmville Herald

    Buffalo Creek Guitar Co., a guitar studio at 401 E. Third St. that has cultivated a space for seasoned and budding musicians in the Heart of Virginia for many years, was set to close Thursday after 11 years of operation and service to the community. "What we've tried to do here is be a clearinghouse for musicians and encourage young musicians to play, to get started to work out the bugs," Hickman said.


  7. Glenville State accepts donation of bluegrass materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... a library of books written about the music. Many of the recordings are by the masters of the style, such as Flatt & Scruggs and Doc Watson, and all will be available for those enrolled in the program. Glenville State has offered a certificate ...


  8. Marty Stuart Talks 'Way Out West,' Advice from Johnny Cash, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Guitar World

    ... American West; so many of the things that inspired me came from there. The first two records I bought were a Flatt & Scruggs record and a Johnny Cash record. The Johnny Cash record had a song called "Don't Take Your Guns to Town," and it transported ...


  9. Saturday at Mansfield JamfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Caney Creek on stage in the evening. They are visiting from Tahiti. They explained that they listened to a Flatt & Scruggs record years ago and were bitten by the bluegrass bug. They go by the band name The Froggy Mountain Brothers. They are Laurent ...


  10. Ricky Skaggs Talks Plugging Back In, Revisiting Country Classics After Decades of BluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Billboard

    From 1981 through 1997, there was no country music entertainer more revered among their peers than Ricky Skaggs. The singer exploded onto the scene with a 1981 cover of Flatt and Scruggs' "Don't Get Above Your Raising," and for well over a decade, the Kentucky native made traditional country cool to the masses.


  11. Keepin' It Real - Marketa and WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | The Bluegrass Blog

    It's 2017, folks, and just about anything goes in bluegrass music. The bluegrass world is broader than ever, with country, old time, folk, Americana, and pop influences inspiring both newer and more established artists.


  12. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #169 - 8-25-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... 1956-1969 - Smithsonian Folkways) NEW TRADITION - Grandpa's Way - A Piece At A Time - Pinecastle (break) FLATT & SCRUGGS - The Barrow Gang Will Get You Little Man - 1964-1969 Plus - Bear Family DOUG FLOWERS (with Lisa Shaffer) - Lonely Ends Where ...


  13. Motown to Mountain Music: Check out Clover's 2017-18 Performing Arts Series Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    Series subscribers are invited to drop in to pick up their season tickets, explore the auditorium, enjoy light refreshments, and listen to music by singer, songwriter, and musician Edward Main. Some call it Jazz.


  14. Music For The Mountain Bluegrass: Music For The Mountain Bluegrass - Show #167 - 8-11-17, Segment 1Read the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... Traditional - Rounder (break) THE KEVIN PRATER BAND - Hicker Nut Ridge - All I Ever Wanted - Patuxent FLATT & SCRUGGS - Wait For The Sunshine - Flatt & Scruggs, 1964-1969 - Bear Family ROB BENZING - Lonesome Road Blues - Rob Benzing - Patuxent ...


  15. Sounds: Folky albums serve up acoustic architecture worth examiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Times-Tribune

    THE NITTY GRITTY:Don't let "banjo player" make you think this is a bluegrass collection in the tradition of Flatt & Scruggs or even Roy Clark . Savino is actually a savvy singer/songwriter combining traditional acoustic elements with loud bursts of indie pop and a hint of the electronic.


  16. The Jerry Douglas Band Premiere '2:19' with No DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It's the second single off the band's debut studio album WHAT IF that's due out Friday, August 18 via Rounder Records. The album's 11-tracks decisively merge jazz inclinations with the bluegrass, country, blues, swing, rock, and soul that DOUGLAS spent his life absorbing and performing, forging a sound that flies beyond the boundaries of anything he--or anyone else--has done before.


  17. SPILLIT0719The Tigerlilies FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... The studio tracked everything from R&B to Bluegrass, resulting in seminal recordings by Bull Moose Jackson, Flatt & Scruggs and The Delmore Brothers, among others. In 1948, music icon Hank Williams came to Cincinnati to record at Herzog for the ...


  18. New look for The Kody Norris ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... gig. He may be new to the stage, but he's followed the music since he was a young teen, discovering Flatt & Scruggs when he was 14. Growing up close to the site of the old Slagle's Pasture Bluegrass Festival near Elizabethton, TN, Tyler spent many ...


  19. Grascals tease their next album, Before BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Buller, Jon Weisberger, Kelsi Harrigill, Billy and Terry Smith, and Paul Overstreet), plus classics from Flatt & Scruggs and Harley Allen. The Grascals are Terry Smith on bass, Danny Roberts on mandolin, Kristin Scott Benson on banjo, Adam Haynes on ...


  20. Bluegrass playlist for the 4th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... yet moving, images of battle drive his point home. This version has slightly different lyrics than the Flatt & Scruggs cut from the 1950s (as well as the recent Earls of Leicester version), and less of the Gospel quartet sound. The sparse ...