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Chatham County Line plans new CD

Thursday, June 16, 2016 – Chatham County Line will release its seventh studio album, "Autumn," on Sept. 2 on Yep Roc Records.

The 11-song CD was produced by lead singer Dave Wilson in 2 sessions at Fidelitorium Recordings in Kernersville, N.C. over the falls of 2014 and 2015, with finishing touches at Overdub Lane in Durham, N.C.

The band, which formed in North Carolina in 1999, consists of Wilson (guitar/vocals/songwriter), John Teer (mandolin/fiddle), Chandler Holt (banjo), and Greg Readling (bass/pedal steel/piano).

Songs on the CD are:
1. "You Are My Light"
2. "Bon Ton Roulet"
3. "Siren Song"
4. "Rock in The River"
5. "Jackie Boy"
6. "All That's Left"
7. "Bull City Strut"
8. "Dark Rider"
9. "Moving Pictures Of My Mind"
10. "If I Had My Way"
11. "Show Me The Door"

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For a band whose live show is essential to understanding just how they create their finely crafted sound, a live album is a no-brainer. Someone in the Chatham County Line camp definitely had their thinking cap on when they decided to bundle a live album with a companion DVD of the same performances, allowing fans to not only hear, but see the band in its natural habitat on stage. Hewing to a very traditional bluegrass style with their single-microphone technique, CCL weave and bob in and out of »»»
Wildwood CD review - Wildwood
Never a pure bluegrass act, North Carolina's Chatham County Line have yet to totally forsake their roots in the music of Bill Monroe, either. The band's strength has always been that it records compelling contemporary tunes in a timeless style that appeals to listeners young and old; this latest set of songs continues that trend, echoing the folk and roots side of everyone from Bob Dylan to Uncle Tupelo. Ringing In My Ears, for example, is a clever Dylanesque run-through of lyrics »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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