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Mountain Heart Debuts on Opry and Billboard & Americana Charts

Blue SkiesNashville, TN -- Mountain Heart’s first new album in five years, Blue Skies, debuted at #2 on The Billboard Bluegrass Album chart and debuted at #37 on the Americana Airplay Chart. Blue Skies finds Mountain Heart completely reinventing themselves with a brand new lineup featuring frontman Josh Shilling, Molly Cherryholmes (of 5-time Grammy-nominees Cherryholmes), Jeff Partin, Aaron Ramsey, and Seth Taylor. The new album has been met with critical praise. Rolling Stone Country says it “feels like a long lost collision between the Allman Brothers and some expert bluegrass players.” Pop Matters stated, “...we are talking about great Southern music here, underpinned with virtuosic musicianship full of heart and soul” while No Depression said “...the prospects for widespread appeal are sunny indeed.”

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle Go #1 with “Aim High”

Steve Gulley & New PinnacleNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce that “Aim High”, the lead single by Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle from their upcoming album, has gone #1 this week on Bluegrass Today’s Weekly Airplay Chart. Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle is no stranger to the #1 position on Bluegrass Today’s Weekly Airplay Chart with “Leaving Crazytown” from their debut album going #1 six times, “which is a very rare occurrence and an incredible achievement for a new group”, noted Terry Herd from Bluegrass Today over a year ago.

The Spinney Brothers Take On Broadway

Living The DreamWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is very proud to announce The Spinney Brothers have made their career debut on Billboard's Top 10 Bluegrass Albums chart for the week of May 21st with their latest album, Living The Dream, which was released April 29th.

Del McCoury Bands “Del & Woody” Hits Number 1 for Second Week

Del & WoodyNashville, TN -- For the 2nd week The Del McCoury Band’s Del & Woody, a collection of lyrics left behind by Woody Guthrie and put to music by McCoury, reached #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart. As best we can tell (with help from the Woody Guthrie Center), a few songs of Woody’s have charted on radio before, but no project that included only his songs has ever risen to the top of the Billboard album chart. McCoury—who at 77 is no stranger to the top of the charts himself—says he is proud that it was his unique collaboration with the world-acclaimed folk bard of the depression that pulled Woody to the top.

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out Celebrate Half-Dozen #1's In A Row

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme OutCumming, GA -- Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, one of bluegrass music's most iconic, ground-breaking bands in recent decades, are celebrating another career milestone with the news their latest, self-produced album, It's About Tyme, will remain at #1 for an unprecedented SIXTH month in a row on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 15 Albums chart (December-May). Released September 4th on Moore's independent label, Break A String, It's About Tyme hit #1 in December 2015 and has held tight for a half-dozen months in a row! Additionally, the Moore-penned single, "I'm Leaving You And Fort Worth Too" is #1 for the second consecutive month (April & May) on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 30 Songs chart!

Woody Guthrie Reaches Top Of Sales Chart For First Time Ever

Del and WoodyNashville, TN -- Del McCoury Band’s Del & Woody, a collection of lyrics left behind by Woody Guthrie and put to music by McCoury, reached #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart. As best we can tell (with help from the Woody Guthrie Center), a few songs of Woody’s have charted on radio before, but no project that included only his songs has ever risen to the top of the Billboard album chart. McCoury—who at 77 is no stranger to the top of the charts himself—says he is proud that it was his unique collaboration with the world-acclaimed folk bard of the depression that pulled Woody to the top.

Town Mountain Offers Fans a FREE Download of “Wildbird”

Southern CrescentAsheville, NC -- Town Mountain’s Southern Crescent Debuts at #4 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart! To Celebrate, They Are Offering Fans a FREE Download of “Wildbird” which is available here and on iTunes.

"It's About Tyme" Tops National Chart for 5th Consecutive Month

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme OutCumming, GA -- Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, who will celebrate their 25th anniversary as one of bluegrass music's most iconic, ground-breaking bands, are setting records with their self-produced album, It's About Tyme. In April, the album claims the #1 spot on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 15 Albums chart again, making this their FIFTH consecutive month at top. Additionally, the band celebrates a second consecutive month at #1 on the National Survery's Top 30 Songs chart with "Brown County Red" at #1 in March and "I'm Leaving You And Fort Worth Too" reaching #1 in April.

Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive's Latest Single Cruises Up Charts

To Be a Kid AgainNashville, Tenn., (March 23, 2016)—Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive’s recently released single, “I Think I’ll Let You Drive,” has continued its climb on Singing News magazine's Bluegrass chart this month, cruising up to the #5 position (May) after entering the chart at #7 for April. Written by Steve Gulley, the latest track is one of many songs from the 12-song, self-titled album that has found its way onto a variety of charts.

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out Celebrate #1 Album & Song

It's About TymeCumming, GA -- Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out have reached a new career milestone with their latest album, It's About Tyme. Released September 4th on Break A String Records, It's About Tyme has been the fastest charting album in the band's history, making its debut on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 15 Albums at #2 in November, climbing to #1 in December, and remaining at the top of the chart for an unprecedented four consecutive months through March! Additionally, the first single, "Brown County Red" is #1 on the National Bluegrass Survey's Top 30 Songs chart. Rounding out the Top 30 Songs chart are two more tracks from the album; "I'm Leaving You And Fort Worth Too" at #3 and "Had It Not Been For The Train" coming in at #23.

Sierra Hull Tops Billboard Bluegrass Chart for 3rd Consecutive Week

Sierra Hull - Weighted MindNashville, TN -- Singer-songwriter Sierra Hull’s “stunning coming of age album” (NPR Music) has topped Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums chart for the third consecutive week. The album, which was released January 29, was produced by Grammy-winning musician and composer Béla Fleck, and features guest appearances by Fleck, Rhiannon Giddens, Alison Krauss, and Abigail Washburn.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle Songs Make Bluegrass Charts

Steve Gulley & New PinnacleNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records group Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle hit the ground running ever since their debut album released in March 2015. The group received standing ovations for both their IBMA and SPBGMA Official Showcase performances. Now almost a year after their self-titled album release Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle has charted 5 songs. Four of those songs are currently on the charts, including their first Gospel song, “You Can’t Take Jesus Away”, written by Steve Gulley debuting at #10 on the Singing News Bluegrass Chart in April.

Tammy Jones Robinette's Debuts at #7 in Singing News Bluegrass Chart

I Think I'll Let You DrivNashville, TN -- Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive's latest single release, "I Think I'll Let You Drive," will debut in Singing News magazine's Bluegrass chart at #7 (April 2016). The song, penned by the award-winning Steve Gulley, is the second single released from the 12-track, self-titled album, Tammy Jones Robinette & The Drive to enter the charts in the Top-10. "To Be A Kid Again," written by Robinette, debuted at #6 on the Bluegrass Today chart this past fall.

Surprise Radio Album Release Shoots Circa Blue to #2 on APD Chart

Circa Blue - Once Upon A TimeOrange Blossom Records is proud to announce the new Circa Blue album, Once Upon a Time is now available to radio stations via AirPlay Direct. The album went live this morning and has already jumped to #2 on the service’s Top 50 AirPlay Direct Bluegrass Folk Albums monthly chart. Stations may also request a private digital download from the label. Physical copies will be mailed to stations in the coming weeks and the label will soon announce the official retail street date.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle Songs Reach #1 With Multiple Songs

Steve Gulley & New PinnacleNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records group Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle have been very busy since the launch of their self-titled debut album almost a year ago. The Bluegrass Situation called the debut album by Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle “one of the most highly anticipated bluegrass albums for 2015” soon after the release of the first single “Leaving Crazytown” , written by Steve Gulley & Tim Stafford, was released in the Fall of 2014. “Leaving Crazytown” went on to reach #1 six times on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart, “which is very rare occurrence and incredible achievement for a new group”, noted Terry Herd from Bluegrass Today. The single also reached #3 on SiriusXM radio – Bluegrass Junction’s Most-Played Tracks Chart and Top 10 on the Bluegrass Unlimited – National Bluegrass Survey Top 30 Chart. Bob Cherry of Cybergrass reviewed the album last year giving it high marks noting, "...every song I've heard by him was a 'keeper'."

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