Bluegrass Review Dec 30-Jan 5, 2017 (second hour) #1701

On today’s show, we focus on the bluegrass highlights of the previous year. Becky Schlegel sings for us some of the songs that were written as gifts.


Song Artist CD Label
Working Girl Blues Laurie Lewis The Hazel & Alice Sessions Spruce and Maple
High 48s Great Northern Railroad Great Northern Railroad

Great Instrumental Production I

Song Artist CD Label
Pogo Big Joe K Walsh Borderland Skinny Elephant

They Won’t Quit

Song Artist CD Label
Blue Monday Leon Morris & Frank Wakefield Patuxent
Jeff White Right Beside You Right Beside You

Playing it Straight

Song Artist CD Label
Why Did You Wander Earls of Leicester Rattle & Roar Rounder
Mark Whitt Over You Over You


Great Instrumental Production II

Amanda’s Reel Ron Cody The Cooper Sessions

Degrees of Modernism


Monroe Song Inspires a New Sing

Foxhounds Kathy Kallick Foxhounds Live Oak

New Time String Band

Dreadful Dark Maw Bought the Farm Bluegill

Musical Syntheses

Return from Helsinki Charm City Junctions Patuxent
Ease on Down Evie Ladin Band Jump the Fire Evil Diane

The Widening Shelf Space for Bluegrass

Song Artist CD Label
Compass Sierra Hull Weighted Mind Rounder
Honeycat Hornpipe Corrina Rose Logston Bluegrass Fiddler Patuxent

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