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Henry Clay's Paradise

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Named for the towering ash trees growing there, Henry Clay’s Ashland was no ordinary home.  Because of Clay’s prominence and the fact that he cherished and spoke often of his estate in Kentucky, Ashland became nationally known and an inseparable part of Clay’s public identity.  595 more words


D-18 Dreadnought

Billy Hamilton, born in Cincinnati in 1941, is a professor of Russian and linguistics at Wake Forest University. In his spare time, he enjoys playing music, specifically the banjo. 573 more words

Billy Hamilton

Album Review - Dwight Yoakam's 'Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars...'

It’s pretty simple: If Dwight Yoakam releases new music, you should pay attention. At least that’s how I feel about the iconic Bakersfield-sound country artist. When discussing the titans and legends of country music you’ll always (rightly) hear about Dolly Parton, Hank Williams, George Jones, Willie Nelson and George Strait. 767 more words


CLAYBANK, "Playing Hard To Forget," Rural Rhythm. 12 tracks

ClayBank isn’t a person.

It’s a bluegrass band — named for Claybank Road in the Claybank community in West Jefferson, North Carolina, where the band rehearses. 187 more words

The band 2016!

So, at last we got some updated photos of all members in the band!

Tässäpä vihdoinkin, saimme päivitettyä bändin kaikkien jäsenten edustuskuvia vuoteen 2016!

Kari Hella, Tauri Oksala, Jussi Syren, JP Putkonen 2016 by… 26 more words

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Billy Hamiton

William Seldon Hamilton, better known as Billy, was born in Cincinnati in 1941. He is a professor of Russian and Linguistics at Wake Forest University. He is also a bluegrass musician, with his primary instrument being the banjo. 32 more words

Billy Hamilton

FreshGrass at MassMoCA - 9/16-18, 2016

FreshGrass  is a mostly-bluegrass music festival held during the middle weekend of September at MassMoCA, the Museum of Contemporary Art in N. Adams, MA. It’s a great excuse to spend a weekend in the northwest corner of the state, and even hit a little of southern Vermont, like this Mile-Around-Woods in North Bennington. 598 more words