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Country musicians turning rock!

The Hillbillies, They Tried To Rock, Vol. 1 & 2 2 volumes, 1-CD Digipak (4-plated) with 72-page booklet, 31 tracks. Total playing time approx. 70 minutes ea. Try to imagine it. You’re an established country…



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The Johnson City Sessions awarded a Certificate of Merit

Bear Family’s ‘The Johnson City Sessions’ book/CD set was recently awarded a Certificate of Merit in the category “Best Historical Research in Country Music” in the Association for Recorded Sound Collections’ 2014 Awards for Excellence…


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Kieron Tyler / The arts desk on our Troubadour-series

Reissue CDs Weekly: Troubadours – Folk and the Roots of American Music Mammoth musical encyclopaedia of a strain of music integral to American culture Phil Ochs: Bob Dylan’s sparring partner and one of ‘Troubadours’ ‘Standard…


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Some mighty fine Reverend Robert Wilkins review ;-)

Title: Prodigal Son Artist: Reverend Robert Wilkins Label: Bear Family Records The prodigal son left home by himself… An unseen light source illuminates the yellowing walls and rusting porcelain. A dirty pipe runs up the wall past…