Larry Cordle Releases New AlbumTales From East Kentucky

Nashville, Tenn.  (July 6, 2018) –  Kentucky Music Hall of Famer, three-time Grammy Nominee and multi-IBMA award-winner LARRY CORDLE is back with another strong collection of original tunes titled TALES FROM EAST KENTUCKY. The album is now available for purchase at major retail outlets. Radio programmers can download the album at AirPlay.com.

Cordle takes listeners down a Kentucky road as he co-wrote all tracks on the album including six songs with his good buddy Larry Shell. Other co-writers include: Donna Ulisse, Trey Hensley, Connie Leigh, Jenee Fleenor, Brandon Rickman, Jim Rushing, and Donnie Clark.

Musicians include Cordle’s band members from Lonesome Standard Time: Mike Anglin, Chris Davis, Kim Gardner and Jody King along with guests Ron Block, Mike Bub, Aubrey Haynie, Jenee Fleenor, Clay Hess, Chris Latham, Clay Hess, and Rob Ickes.  Guest vocalists include: Don Rigsby, Jerry Salley, Val Storey, Jenee Fleenor, Val Storey, Donna Ulisse, Angie Prim, Brandon Rickman, Josh Swift, and LST member Chris Davis.

TRACK LISTING

01 – Yardbird (2:52) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell
02 – Where The Mountain Lilies Grow (3:31), Donna Ulisse, Larry Cordle
03 – Bluegrass Junction (2:15) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell, Trey Hensley
04 – Lawrence County Seat (2:51) Connie. Leigh, Larry Cordle
05 – Old Men (2:48), Larry Shell, Larry Cordle
06 – We Blame The Devil (3:58) Larry Cordle, Jenee Fleenor, Brandon Rickman
07 – A Large Detroit American Automobile (2:35) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell
08 – Scared The Hell Out Of Me (4:10) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell
09 – Back When (3:01) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell
10 – Anything Worth Doing (3:02) Jim Rushing, Larry Cordle
11 – Bandit (3:31) Larry Cordle, Donnie Clark

The album was produced:   Larry Cordle for Wandachord Productions.  Please visit Larry Cordle at LarryCordle.com, facebook.com/LarryCordleFan, and twitter.com/larry_cordle.

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Radio programmers can download TALES FROM EAST KENTUCKY at airplaydirect.com/music/talesfromeastkentucky/

New Single “Moonshiner” by Shannon & Heather Slaughter

single-moonshiner400x400Shannon and Heather Slaughter are proud to announce Sirius XM Bluegrass Junction debuted their new single, “Moonshiner,” on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. The song is now available to radio stations worldwide at AirPlayDirect.com and available for digital purchase at iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon, and more digital sites.

“Moonshiner” is the first single release from Shannon and Heather’s new album, Never Just A Song releasing February 1, 2015. The husband and wife duo will launch this exciting new project at their Album Release Concert on January 24, 2015 at the world famous Station Inn in Nashville Tenn. Shannon & Heather will be joined by their special guests Randy Kohrs, Melonie Cannon, Aubrey Haynie, Ron Inscore, Trevor Watson, Cliff Bailey, and more.

Never Just A Song includes an A-List line-up of talent with: Shannon Slaughter (Guitar and Lead & Harmony Vocals), Heather Slaughter (Lead Vocals), Ron Inscore (Mandolin), Cliff Bailey (Bass & Vocals), Trevor Watson (Banjo), Randy Kohrs (Resophonic Guitar and Vocals), Tracy Burcham (Bass), Justin Jenkins (Banjo), Melonie Cannon (Harmony Vocals), Ron Stewart (Fiddle), Tim Couch (Fiddle), and Doug Jernigan (Pedal Steel Guitar). You might even hear Shannon and Heather’s sweet baby girl Rae Carroll cooing in the background.

Shannon and Heather’s last album, One More Road, by County Clare included three chart singles. Their outstanding bluegrass version of the Top 40 hit “If I Were A Carpenter” appeared on Bluegrass Today’s Top 30 Songs of 2013 and garnered the #1 position on Sirius XM Bluegrass Junction’s Most Played Tracks in September of last year. The title track, “One More Road” and “The Lives of the Innocent” also charted appeared in Bluegrass Today’s Weekly Top 20 Song Chart.

To learn more about Shannon and Heather, please visit shannonandheatherslaughter.com  and join them on Facebook.

Tune In Nov 30, 2014 – Larry Stephenson on Sirius XM

sirius-xm-gospeltrainTune-In to Sirius XM Radio’s Bluegrass Junction’s “Gospel Train” show on Sunday, November 30 to hear Larry Stephenson and tracks from the Larry Stephenson Band’s new album, Pull Your Savior In.

Pull Your Savior In was produced by Ben Surratt and Larry Stephenson and includes the talents of Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Colby Laney, Danny Stewart with special guests Jimmy Fortune, Aubrey Haynie, David Parmley, and Dale Perry.

Pull Your Savior In was released on Whysper Dream Music and is available for digital sale at iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby. Physical copies include a special Bonus Track and can be purchased at larrystephensonband.com. Radio station stations can download the entire album at AirPlayDirect.com or request a physical copy.

The Larry Stephenson Band stage shows include the talents of Larry Stephenson, Kenny Ingram, Kevin Richardson, and Matt Wright. For a complete tour schedule and more information, please visit the band at their website or Facebook.

Sirius XM Bluegrass Junction to Re-Air Track by Track with Dave Adkins

dave-siriusxmtbt-re-airBluegrass music fans will get a special treat this week as Sirius XM radio’s Bluegrass Junction will re-air Dave Adkins’ entertaining Track by Track interview with host Kyle Cantrell. Fans can tune in Wednesday, September 10 at 11:00 AM, Thursday, September 11 at 9:00 PM, Saturday, September 13 at 8:00 AM; and Sunday, September 14 at 12:00 PM (Eastern). The program will feature songs from Dave’s album Nothing to Lose on Mountain Fever Records.

Nothing To Lose and the title track both appear on Bluegrass Junction Most Played Albums and Most Played Tracks chart for August 2014. The album was produced by Dave Adkins and Edgar Loudermilk who are on tour as ADKINS & LOUDERMILK. Their busy tour schedule includes the following performances. For a complete tour schedule, please visit AdkinsLoudermilk.com.

• Sept. 17, 2014 – Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Morehead, KY
• Sept. 18, 2014 – Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival, Kodak, TN
• Sept. 19-20, 2014 – Bluegrassin’ in the Foothills, Plymouth, CA
• Sept. 27, 2014 – Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival, Manteo, NC
• Oct. 1, 2014 – EIBMA Showcase, Marriott, Raleigh, NC
• Oct. 3, 2014 – Wide Open Bluegrass Street Festival, Raleigh, NC
• Oct 4, 2014 – Bluegrass at the Caves and Pig Road, Olive Hill, KY

For more information on Dave Adkins’ Nothing To Lose and Edgar Loudermilk’s solo album, My Big Chance Tomorrow, please visit mountainfever.com or AdkinsLoudermilk.com.

Donna Hughes heads to New York City with #1 Album

Multi-award winning songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist, Donna Hughes heads to New York City this weekend with the #1 album on SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction’s Top 40 Most Played Albums with her Rounder Records release, “Hellos, Goodbyes, and Butterflies.”  Her original song, “Nothing Easy” appears in the Top 40 Most Played Songs.

Donna will perform at The Living Room, located at 154 Ludlow St., NYC, tomorrow, Friday, September 16 at 6:00 pm.  On Saturday, Sept 17th, her band joins her for their performance at the inaugural Bluegrass in the Park studio series at Madison Square Park located Fifth & Madison Avenues.

madhatter-donmears-lyricspage.jpgThroughout the album, there are songs to dance to, songs to listen to and songs that set your toes tapping. It’s a very balanced, slickly produced effort. Not surprising as it was produced by JD Crowe,” says Country Standard Time.  “Hellos, Goodbyes, and Butterflies” includes 15 songs written by Donna including the fan favorites: “Dr. Jekyl,” and “Mid-life Crisis”; the country flavored “Last Thing I Need”; and “If I Had You” that has become a popular wedding song.

The album features: Barry Bales, Adam Steffey, Buddy Cannon, Melonie Cannon, Jenee’ Fleenor, Randy Kohrs, Rob Ickes, Donna Hughes band members, Brian Stephens, Maggie Stephens, and more on this incredible project.

For more information on Donna Hughes, please visit www.DonnaHughes.com

#1 Song for Blue Moon Rising

BLUE MOON RISING’s first single, “Time To Be Movin’ On,” is the #1 Song on the Sirius-XM Bluegrass Junction’s Top 40 Most-Played Tracks, with the album, STRANGE NEW WORLD appearing at #5 on the Sirius-XM Bluegrass Junction Top 40 Most-Played Album charts this month.  “They are an exceptionally talented bunch of guys with a vision for great bluegrass making STRANGE NEW WORLD one of the best CDs I’ve heard all year,” said Kyle Cantrell, Sirius-XM Radio who recently featured the band on his popular Track by Track radio show.

Charlie Hall, WCYO FM radio has praises for the song as well, Time To Be Movin’ On, the first release from the STRANGE NEW WORLD CD by Blue Moon Rising really sets the tone for this great project and it is at the top of my list of Top 20 New Songs for 2010.” made an impressive debut at #10 on the Bluegrass Music Profiles (BMP) Top 30 Hot Singles chart for December with the album making the chart as well. STRANGE NEW WORLD hit #1 on the Roots Music Bluegrass Report (12/7/10); debuted at #9 on the BMP Top 20 Albums (Dec); remained at #5 album on Cashbox Magazine’s Top 20 Bluegrass Albums for the second month in a row; and appeared this month on Orin Friesen’s Bluegrass Top 40 Bluegrass Albums.

“Time To Be Movin’ On”

Another track from the album, “Living Water” has also been receiving tremendous airplay from numerous radio stations including appearing on the WBTX Radio’s Top 20 Playlist this month.  “Living Water” is an original song by Blue Moon Rising member, Chris West.  It was also recorded by his good friends and label mates, Brand New Strings and appears on their “NO STRINGS ATTACHED” album also released this year. 

STRANGE NEW WORLD includes the talents of BLUE MOON RISING members: Chris West (vocals, guitar);  Brandon Bostic (mandolin, vocals); Tony Mowell (bass and vocals); Owen Piatt (banjo); with special guests, Tim Crouch (fiddle) and Randy Kohrs (Dobro).  The CD combines a very eclectic mix of new original material with West contributing 7 of the 13 tracks.  Other writers include:  Brandon Bostic, Mike Dekle, Kevin Denney, Becky Buller, Jon Weisberger/Jeremy Garrett and Clint Wilson.

The album is now available at stores including: iTunes, Amazon, Wal-Mart, and more fine outlets.  For information on the new album, tour schedule and more, please visit www.bluemoonrisingband.com.

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BOOKING CONTACTS:
Blue Moon Rising
Tony Mowell – Phone:  423-534-3044; Email: tonyrmowell@gmail.com
Chris West – Email: chris4163@bellsouth.net

RECORD LABEL:
Rural Rhythm Records
Radio Contact: Sammy Passamano, III Email

RADIO – AIRPLAY DIRECT :
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Penni McDaniel, 678.377.3298, Email

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Carrie Hassler on Sirius-XM 3/25

Carrie Hassler, Kyle Cantrell, Melonie Cannon during 08 IBMA week
Carrie Hassler, Kyle Cantrell, Melonie Cannon during 08 IBMA week

March 25 at 11:00 am ET, SIRIUS-XM’s Bluegrass Junction, Channel 14 will re-air Kyle Cantrell’s Track by Track with Carrie Hassler.  For more information, please visit:

http://www.xmradio.com/onxm/channelguide.xmc?ch=14

www.carriehasslerandhardrain.com