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Becky Schlegel has a son

Monday, April 20, 2009 – Bluegrass singer/songwriter Becky Schlegel and her banjo playing husband Heath Loy welcomed Harley Allen (9 lbs., 7 oz) into this world on April 15. Named for the great songwriter, the newest addition to the Loy household joins brothers Tucker and Ivan.

"We're all doing great," said Schlegel. "A healthy baby is such a blessing; we are overjoyed."

Schlegel's current CD is "For All the World To See."

CD reviews for Becky Schlegel

Dandelion CD review - Dandelion
Becky Schlegel has long been a preeminent bluegrass and roots music vocalist from the northern mid-west. Schlegel favors mid-tempo (and slower) ballads, and her songs often contain wistful reflections of broken relationships. While Schlegel tends to have little luck with love, at least in her songs, she is neither particularly negative nor angry. Mostly, Schlegel's melancholy romances are handled matter-of-frankly, with a little denial mixing in for self-preservation. In I Never Loved You »»»
For All the World to See CD review - For All the World to See
Becky Schlegel offers a rich album that's hard to absorb, kind of like eating dessert first. But once heard from start to finish, it's practically addictive. Former farm girl Schlegel hails from South Dakota and now lives in Minneapolis, proving bluegrass isn't about region. It's a sensibility and an attitude, at times wistful, other times gutsy, brought to life here with an angelic voice and plenty of verve. Schlegel's powerful backing band consists of Bo Ramsey on »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Live, Shelley proves she's the real deal – After the concert, Joan Shelley was greeted by a fan at the near sold-out club who had never seen her before. The first timer told the Louisville, Ky.-based folk-oriented singer that she wanted to see for herself if Shelley's vocals were the real deal live. The fan walked away mighty impressed -based on her comments - and it was easy to see why.... »»»
Concert Review: There's a lot to be said about The Felice Brothers – The Felice Brothers have soldiered on, occupying the fringes of the musical world with ups and downs. After not knowing whether the group would even continue following the departure of half of the band a few years ago, The Felice Brothers continued with a new rhythm section and a new album, "Undressed," that is heavily political.... »»»
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