Rural Rhythm advises that Southern is a mixture of contemporary and traditional bluegrass, modern country, English folk, acoustic instrumental and gospel tunes – many of which are unrecorded originals. The songs were written by highly acclaimed songwriters such as Pete Goble, Vince Gill, Carl Jackson, Chris Hillman, Tim Stafford, Hazel Dickens, Lionel Cartwright and Marty Stuart.
The album also includes numerous highlights: special guest fiddler, Frank Solivan on the newly released single, I Don’t Care Anymore; a banjo duet with Bill Emerson and Janet Davis along with acoustic lead guitar by John Miller on Grandma’s Tattoos; special guest, world class fiddler and Emmy Lou Harris band member, Rickie Simpkins; and more. Southern will be available in physical and digital format including: iTunes, Rhapsody, Borders, Barnes & Nobel, Amazon, Ernest Tubb Record Shops, County Sales, Music Shed, Elderly Instruments and many more.
For more information on Bill Emerson and Sweet Dixie including their 2010 tour schedule and new album, please visit their official website. For more information on Rural Rhythm Records, please visit RuralRhythm.com