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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.

The Lonely Heartstring Band: From Beatles to Bluegrass

I have to say the whole "Pickin' On" series is a classic example of taking an idea and beating it to death. There is actually a disc "Pickin' on Mumford and Sons".  I'm not sure if the title was an intentional double entendre.  Those boys do get picked on!

Not the same thing at all. This is a touring band that writes brilliant arrangements, composes its own music, and remembers the tradtions and music of an older era.  

Here are the Travelin McCouries playing some jam music