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Bluegrass Rambles

Everything you need to know about bluegrass, whatever that is

Ted is an IBMA-nominated music writer who travels to bluegrass festivals with his wife and picks guitar in as many jams as he can.

Bluegrass Rambles

Everything you need to know about bluegrass, whatever that is

Ted is an IBMA-nominated music writer who travels to bluegrass festivals with his wife and picks guitar in as many jams as he can.

John Cowan: A Life in Music

John Cowan delivers some pretty amazing vocals on two tracks on John McEuen's new album, Made in Brooklyn: lead vocals on the Bernie Leadon and Gene Clark-penned "She Darked the Sun," and high harmony in "I Rose Up."

Thanks, Henry. I'll track them down tomorrow morning. 

Nice work Ted...loved the New Grass Revival...they did indeed "push the envelope"...Cowan is a very talented guy...nice feature!

  I always associated John's music with the Doobie Brothers, I liked his videos with Sam Bush. His voice was different when he was younger. He sure had a busy career. Good overview.

Jim

Thanks Ted.  John gets my vote for best vocalist in roots music.  You can add to the list of genres in last paragraph soul (Soul'd Out album), blues, and gospel. John has done them all well. I recently added John to my list of Mr. Americana nominees (Alvin, Lauderdale, Miller, Garcia, Bush).

Thanks for this! John Cowan has one of the most beautiful voices I have ever heard. What an interesting career.