Donald Teplyske | March 31, 2013
James Reams & the Barnstormers are one of my favourite bluegrass bands; I've made no secret of that over the years. I love James' voice, the way he interprets country songs and makes them bluegrass, and quite simply the way the band sounds no matter who is within it. That he has written [...]
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Donald Teplyske | March 29, 2013
This album has been drifting through the Bluegrass Bunker for the past few months. I've listened to it many times, usually late at night and I've found, despite the promise of its title, that is the time to which I believe it is most suited.
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Donald Teplyske | March 17, 2013
Not too many artists end up getting nominated for a Grammy award. I guess that is as good a place to stop as any.
What I was going to type was, Not too many artists end up getting nominated for a Grammy award in their 37th year of operation after not having any similar recognition previously. [...]
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