Jukebox The Ghost Gets Introspective With Safe Travels

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When Jukebox the Ghost finished its most recent album, Safe Travels, guitarist/vocalist Tommy Siegel experienced something he hadn’t felt with the first two albums: complete satisfaction. Well, as close to complete satisfaction as he can feel. “I think every artist who’s interested in improving, when you finish anything you’ll go ‘this sucks,’” he says. “But […]

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The Chigger Hill Boys and Terri: Indescribable

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The Chigger Hill Boys and Terri Indescribable Thoroughbred Records Rating: For more than a decade The Chigger Hill Boys and Terri have been largely overlooked by both the Gospel and bluegrass communities, maybe because the band doesn’t have a superpicker and has relied so much on original material instead of recording old favorites. In spite […]

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Ralph Stanley: A Mother’s Prayer

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Gospel tracks from a bluegrass legend.

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BEHIND THE SONG: “No Change”

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“I’ve paid a whole lot of dues,” Shirley Caesar once told me.

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