His song "Keep Me From Blowing Away" was originally recorded by the The Seldom Scene on their 1973 album Act II and was then recorded by Linda Ronstadt on her 1974 album "Heart Like a Wheel", and has since been recorded by Moe Bandy, T. Graham Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis and Willie Nelson. His song "Midnight Flyer" was recorded by the Eagles. His song "Dropkick Me, Jesus" was a number 17 country hit for Bobby Bare in 1976.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014
The events help fund the organization’s Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship.
Bluegrass and Country music legend, Lester Flatt, was honored in his hometown of Sparta, Tennessee recently when city and county officials joined forces to unveil an historical marker in his honor during Sparta's annual event, Liberty Square: A Lester Flatt Celebration.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Beyond the Recognition: The Effect of Awards on Music Careers
A Label Exec, Artist and Agent Weigh In
Nashville, TN --- Artists on the Mountain Home Music Company label garnered the greatest number of nominations of any record label in the recent 2014 IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) Awards. When the awards were handed out, Mountain Home artists walked away with six impressive honors.
Nicolayeff joins Mark O'Connor, Matthew Hartz, and Danita Rast Gardner as three-time champions. Jesse Maw of Kalispell, Montana placed second.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
“...There's not much more a bluegrass fiddle is capable of than what you will hear on this CD, and it is presented with discretion, style and precision...” -
Marty Warburton / Prescription Bluegrass