8 thoughts on “ Riding the rails - hilltoppers - Bluegrass for the folk (Vinyl, LP) ”

  1. There’s a full evening ahead of you when you visit Sims, meeting and socializing with nice people, listening to hours of fine bluegrass and old-time music and watching – and perhaps participating in – lively mountain dancing.
  2. Although rooted in traditional bluegrass and old time music, The Railsplitters are pushing the boundaries of those genres in every sense. With their lush harmonies, instrumental virtuosity and non-conformist songwriting, The Railsplitters deftly demonstrate what happens when musical influences ranging from samba to hip hop merge with traditional Appalachian music.
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  4. A discography of commercial sound recordings of bluegrass music, that portion of the country/folk music universe which was based largely on the string band music of Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, the Stanley Brothers, and others, originating in the mids. Included are singles, EPs, LPs, CDs, as well as information on the labels releasing these recordings.
  5. The Hilltoppers were an American popular music singing group. Career. Originally the group was a trio formed at Western Kentucky State College (now Western Kentucky University), Bowling Green, Kentucky. The original members were three students; Jimmy Sacca (born July
  6. Sep 11,  · Couples don’t get more folk-rock than The Rails. On one side of the hyphen you have Kami Thompson, whose parents are Richard and Linda, one of the most famous couples on the British folk scene in the s. On the other, you have James Walbourne, who has been guitarist to rock ‘n’ rollers from Jerry [ ].
  7. Tunes with train sounds became a challenge for old time and bluegrass fiddlers. One of the most famous of these today is the “Orange Blossom Special,” written by Ervin T. Rouse in The Bar J Wranglers performed a version of the Orange Blossom Special as an encore at the end of their concert at the Library of Congress in (the song.
  8. As 19th-century America expanded, so too did the "ribbons of iron" that crisscrossed the vast landscape and sparked the imagination of music-makers. Work songs, ballads recounting riveting exploits, and instrumental echoes of the once familiar sounds of the steam locomotive have enshrined the.

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