The Bluegrass Standard – May 2023

by | 6 May, 2023

The Bluegrass Standard

This month’s issue is all about record labels. In the bluegrass world, there are some mighty fine ones to brag about.

Pinecastle Records, around since 1989, shares its story of longevity in investing in and not just producing its artists.

The Smithsonian with it’s Folkways label, is the USA’s most famous repository of American history. Folkways ensures the preservation and continuation of traditional roots music.The Bluegrass Standard

Mountain Home Records has evolved into one of the premier labels in bluegrass, and Billy Blue Records continues to provide opportunities and guidance for artists and songwriters.

Sound Biscuit studio, nestled among ten acres of glorious Sevierville, Tennessee land, provides comfort, inspiration, and professional record production. Read the stories of Les Butler, who has produced top names in music, and Turnberry Record Label (and The Bluegrass Standard) Founder Keith Barnacastle, whose gift of gab gets him into the room, but his passion for and knowledge of music gets things done for his Turnberry artists. Discover how analyses and crunching numbers and statistics help 615 Hideaway Records earn millions of social media views and potential new fans for its artists. Mississippi

Chris Sharp provides expert and often humorous observations in his CD reviews. With this month’s reviews, publishers feel confident you’ll add two new LPs to your listening collection: Prairie Wildfire and Your Love For Me is Gold.

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The Bluegrass Standard is a free publication.