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Sleep A Thousand Years

Twin brothers Aaron and Adam Bibelhauser are from Louisville, Kentucky, and have spent many years in the music business. Aaron sings and plays guitar, banjo, resonator and steel guitars, and piano. Adam sings and plays the bass. Aaron is also a songwriter, session musician and radio host. His songs have been recorded by artists such…

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Talk Of The Town

This is the tenth release for this North Carolina couple, who have become one of bluegrass music’s extremely popular duos. Darin Aldridge is a well-known multi-instrumentalist while Brooke Aldridge is IBMA’s four-time Female Vocalist of the Year. Their nominations and awards are many and they have performed at venues nation-wide, including many appearances on the…

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Notes of Life

Eddie Lightner is a Baltimore, Maryland, native who became enamored with the mandolin after hearing and watching players like Ronnie McCoury and Chris Thile. He became good enough to spend time playing with the Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra. He also performed around the East Coast with the FolkenPhunk band. On this project, Lightner (mandolin, vocal) is…

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Cast a Lonesome Shadow

Armed with a clear, invigorating tenor voice and a boatload of talent, Larry Stephenson shoots for the stars with Cast a Lonesome Shadow. Modeled in the form of traditional bluegrass, this record is packed with twists and turns. Stephenson isn’t afraid to incorporate  blues, folk and ragtime, thus making his own stamp on the genre…

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The Songwriter

Jerry Salley can best be described as a songwriter’s songwriter. Since 1982, Salley has written over 540 songs and has had them recorded by country artists such as Loretta Lynn, The Oak Ridge Boys, Chris Stapleton and Reba McEntire, and bluegrass artists like the Osborne Brothers, Joe Mullins, IIIrd Tyme Out, Rhonda Vincent, Seldom Scene,…

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Silver Bullet Bluegrass

Bob Seger cut a wide swath across the rock ’n’ roll landscape for decades, giving us classic hits like “Night Moves,” “Turn the Page,” “Main Street,” “Like a Rock” and “Old Time Rock ’n’ Roll,” among others. These songs have endured because they often captured the uneasy spirit of their times. This fine collection reminds…

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