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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 »»»
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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: No lead singer? No problem for The Earls of Leicester – The Earls of Leicester have been in a bind that could have caused other bands to cancel the show. The bluegrass band's lead singer Shawn Camp has suffered from laryngitis for 11 days. What to do? Put the vocals on the cords mainly of acoustic guitarist Jeff White and to a lesser extent Dobro player supreme Jerry Douglas.... »»»
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