The Stanley Brothers
Clinch Mountain Bluegrass
Ralph & Carter at the 1957 Newport Folk Festival. Features Rank Strangers version used in the theme of my show
A powerful two-CD overview of Bill Monroe's 30-plus years recording for Decca/MCA
The Country Gentlemen
Live in Japan
captures a strong early '70s concert from the Country Gentlemen, spotlighting much of their best-known material, as well as their excellent harmony and instrumental skills.
The Best of the Seldom Scene
The Best of Seldom Scene, Vol. 1 contains a sampling of the progressive bluegrass band's first four albums on Rebel Records.
Dry Branch Fire Squad
Great albums from Dry Branch Fire Squad are nothing new. The band's lineup has changed slowly but fairly constantly over its 25-year history, but the commitment of its leader, mandolinist, and singer Ron Thomason to the various strains and traditions of old-time and bluegrass music has never flagged.