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Connecting to the Past

It was about 15 years ago that Graham Sharp gathered a few musicians together to informally comprise the band Steep Canyon Rangers.

“We were just having fun and the one thing turned to another. 614 more words


CD Review: Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, "Rare Bird Alert"

Listening to “Rare Bird Alert” is kind of like having dinner with a favorite uncle whom you haven’t seen for ages. You laugh, joke, perhaps debate and argue a little, perhaps reminisce about those who are no longer around. 478 more words

Steve Martin on Music

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers tried to bridge the gap between seemingly insurmountable points with their tune “Atheists Don’t Have No Songs”.  




King of the Five String World

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
Steve Martin

Today while I drove around town taking care of all my chores, I was listening to my favorite music. 404 more words


Can't Stop Won't Stop

These are the tunes I have on repeat right now.

You may recognize Rhiannon Giddens from Carolina Chocolate Drops. Cannot resist that voice. She’s originally from Greensboro. 48 more words

All For Me

Move Over, J.T.: "Carolina's Calling Me"

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired from North Carolina’s political implosion? Worn out with the shame and sorrow caused by the UNC athletics cheating? 1,345 more words

Music Reviews

Wide Open Bluegrass @visitRaleigh is a world-class event for all ages

I’m bruised, scraped and tired after two 12-hour days of non-stop Bluegrass. The bruises and scrapes were my fault. I didn’t pay attention crossing a street. 750 more words