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Bluegrass Music Group, The Spinney Brothers, Score Big with #1 Album

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The Spinney BrothersNova Scotia, Canada -- The Spinney Brothers, "Canada's International Bluegrass Band," are celebrating the success of their latest CD, Memories, released on Mountain Fever Records earlier this year. The CD reached #1 on this month's Bluegrass Music Profiles Top 10 CDs chart and also made its debut on the Bluegrass Unlimited Top 15 Albums chart at #9. The first single, and title track from the project, has had a significant presence on multiple charts spending four months on the Bluegrass Music Profiles Top 30 Hot Singles chart while currently holding down the #2 spot and also climbing to #24 on this month's Bluegrass Unlimited Top 30 Songs chart. The Spinney Brothers have been busy traveling internationally in support of Memories and have performed over 110 shows in Canada and the U.S. this year.

SiriusXM's Bluegrass Junction will feature The Spinney Brothers when they join Kyle Cantrell for a Track By Track on Wednesday, July 18th at 11:00am EST. The Track By Track will feature an in depth interview with the duo while Cantrell plays their hit CD, Memories from start to finish in its entirety. The show will rebroadcast on Wednesday, July 18th at 9:00pm EST, Saturday, July 21st at 8:00am EST and Sunday, July 22nd at 11:00am EST. For more information on Bluegrass Junction, radio programmer Kyle Cantrell, and the Track By Track series, please visit www.SiriusXM.com/BluegrassJunction.

As if the good news surrounding The Spinney Brothers' Memories CD weren't enough, the band learned this week that they are candidates for nomination for this year's International Bluegrass Association (IBMA) Awards in the following categories:

  • Entertainer of the Year
  • Vocal Group of the Year
  • Song of the Year - "Memories" (written by Marshall Warwick)
  • Album of the Year - Memories
  • Gospel Recorded Performance - "Old Roman Soldier"
  • Emerging Artist of the Year
  • Male Vocalist - Allan Spinney

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