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John Hartford: Pilot of a Steam Powered Aereo-Plain

 Pilot of a Steam Powered Aereo-PlainFirst Ever Book About John Hartford...In 1971, John Hartford, best known for his classic song “Gentle on My Mind,” and his TV appearances alongside the Smothers Brothers and Glen Campbell, turned his back on a thriving Hollywood career and returned to his bluegrass roots to make one the finest albums of the decade. Not only was Aereo-Plain a remarkable record in its own right, filled with great songs and astounding musicianship, but it stretched the boundaries of bluegrass and opened the doors to a new genre of country and folk music, Newgrass. The new book & live concert music CD are now available through

John Hartford: Aereo-Plain/Morning Bugle—the Complete Warner Bros. Recordings

John Hartford New CD Two of the finest and most significant country /folk albums of the ‘70s, John Hartford’s Aereo-Plain and Morning Bugle are being re-issued by Real Gone Music with a new collection, Aereo-Plain/Morning Bugle—the Complete Warner Bros. Recordings.

Classic Digital Releases: Producer David Bromberg Reflects On Aereo-Plain

Aereo-Plain/ The classic early-1970s albums Aereo-Plain and Morning Bugle were recently re-released in digital form. Aereo-Plain was a groundbreaking album that connected traditional bluegrass with the music of that era. Sam Bush has said the record inspired his and other artists' work in newgrass. John was joined on the record by Vasser Clements, Norman Blake, Tut Taylor and Ricky Scruggs.

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