Mumford & Sons Plans Bluegrass EP; Dolly Parton, Trace Adkins, and Mark Chesnutt Schedule New Albums

Brody Vercher | April 28th, 2010

  1. Paul
    April 28, 2010 at 11:18 am

    That is really exciting about Mumford & Sons. They’re one of my favorite groups, such a great sound – an all-bluegrass album sounds promising.

  2. TimeO
    April 28, 2010 at 11:41 am

    I heard the Mary Chapin Carpenter album on a web stream (cited in a post here a few days ago). I’m in agreement more with the Paste writer than the AP guy…

  3. Rick
    April 28, 2010 at 11:41 am

    Darn, Laura Bell Bundy isn’t wearing her midriff baring cowgirl outfit with the buckskin vest and chaps in her Soundcheck concert. Again I say darn…

    Based upon the recnt Sugarland interviews, I have to say Jennifer has firmly joined Kristian in the realm of the insufferable.

    Jerrod Niemann was smart to go to AirHead Country radio with a catchy little pop number (that I find quite enjoyable) to break the ice. Jerrod debuted on the Grand Ole Opry recently and sang a great new “real country” song named something like “Makng Old School New Again”. It was one of the best new songs I’ve heard on the Opry in ages and showed how much Jerrod loves traditional country music! Go Jerrod!

    Sam Bush is capable of creating some of the most mind numbing “jam sessions” I’ve ever heard! YIKES!

  4. Duane Gordon
    April 28, 2010 at 1:26 pm

    Dolly’s “Letter To Heaven: Songs of Faith & Inspiration” is a compilation, not a “new” album. It is a re-issue of her now-out-of-print 1971 gospel album “Golden Streets of Glory” with several added spiritual tracks from other albums throughout the 1970s plus one previously unreleased track that was cut from the original gospel record.

  5. Jon
    April 28, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    Rick, I’ll resist making any comment about how easily some minds might be numbed and just point out that the Sam Bush Band’s Mountain Stage set list consists of pretty concise – and excellent – songs.

  6. Rick
    April 28, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    Jon, I was referring specifically to a live set I saw Sam do at Stagecoach back in 2008. Sam’s “jam seesion” was the low point of all the music I heard that day, well except for maybe Ryan Bingham…

  7. Jon
    April 28, 2010 at 6:35 pm

    Resistance…weakening…

  8. Steve Harvey
    April 28, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    Yeah, I’m with Jon on this one.

  9. Rick
    April 28, 2010 at 7:27 pm

    C’mon Jon, let me have it! I haven’t had a good “Rick Smack” session in ages! (lol)

  10. Scooter
    April 29, 2010 at 11:05 pm

    I saw Chesnutt a few nights ago. Still a great live act. Not to crazy about any cover album- want to hear some new stuff.

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