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Terry Eldredge

Reprinted from Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine November 1990, Volume 25, Number 5 One of the members of the Osborne Brothers Band is Terry Eldredge, who joined in February of 1988. When he first appeared you had to look more than once to find him on stage, as he was the slender, handsome young man behind the…

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L-R: Mike Andes, Gary Farris, Chris Sexton, Mitchell Davis and Tony Shorter

Virginia’s Pride — Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Band

Reprinted from Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine November 2001, Volume 36, Number 5 At any bluegrass festival or indoor shindig, you can always tell when a popular or favorite band is about to appear, by the filling of the seats and the gathering of the crowd. This past February, the seats were all filled and they were…

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The Nashville Bluegrass Band—Reaching For The Gold!

Reprinted from Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine July, 1992, Volume 27, Number 1 The Nashville Bluegrass Band is among the most exciting and highly acclaimed bands in bluegrass today. They have been the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Vocal Group Of The Year for two years straight (1990-91) and were 1991 finalists for Instrumental Group Of The Year…

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Todd Phillips — A Musician’s Musician

Reprinted from Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine October 1997, Volume 32, Number 4 “What is amazing is that Todd Phillips never ceases to amaze me! — Tom Rozum (Laurie Lewis and Grant Street) It seems, for the average audience member and for many trade magazines, that all of the attention is focused on the lead singers, or…

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Laurie Lewis—Shining Star of Bluegrass Music’s New Golden Era

Reprinted from Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine March 1997, Volume 31, Number 9 Bluegrass music is enjoying a new golden era. The artists riding the crest of today’s wave are creating and inventing their own music just as the original giants of the music did. One of the shining stars of modern bluegrass and acoustic music is…

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The Weary Hearts

Reprinted from Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine August, 1988, Volume 23, Number 2 If someone were to say “weary hearts” to you, you’d probably think that they were referring to a new romance novel or day-time soap opera. However, anyone familiar with bluegrass music knows of the song, “The Weary Heart You Stole Away,” recorded by the…

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