Richard Bennett "Last Train From Poor Valley" Available on Lonesome Day Records!

Image634839219639881733This is Richard's first album with Lonesome Day Records and features songs written by Merle Haggard, Gordon Lightfoot, Hoagy Carmichael, and John Hartford.

J.D. Crowe guests with his signature banjo picking on "Wrong Road Again" and "Handsome Molly." Legendary instrumentalist Ron Stewart adds banjo and fiddle throughout this collection.

Richard Bennett comes to us from the hills of Kentucky. A strong and versatile guitarist, he performed with his own band, Richard Bennett Band late 70's thru late 80's era.

He joined as the lead singer and guitar player for J.D. Crowe and New South 1990 thru 1995 and is included on several of the recordings during this time.

1996 thru 1997 found him with Lou Reid and Carolina. In 1998, Richard branched out with the trio featuring Jimmy Guadreau and Mike Aldridge where he remained for 4 years.

One of his most prominent jobs would have been filling in for Tony Rice in The Tony Rice Unit and The Bluegrass Album Bandfrom the mid to late 90's.

“Last Train From Poor Valley” is available directly from Lonesome Day Records for just 8.99 and with 12 great songs, that’s got to be one of the best bluegrass bargains of the summer.

1. Workin' Man's Blues (3:39)
2. Last Train from Poor Valley (4:57)
3. Gentle on My Mind (3:50)
4. Roan Mountain Rag (2:32)
5. The Ballad of Jesse James (3:37)
6. Wrong Road Again (2:56)
7. I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes (2:27)
8. Georgia on My Mind (4:19)
9. Don Quixote (2:27)
10. From the Top (2:10)
11. Handsome Molly (2:40)
12. Tennessee Waltz (6:43)

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