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The four women of Uncle Earl, a.k.a., the g'Earls, live in different states, but that hasn't stifled their musical career. Abigail Washburn plays banjo in Uncle Earl, which released "Waterloo, Tennessee," their second CD for Rounder and third overall. KC Groves plays mandolin; she lives outside of Boulder in Lyons, Col. Rayna Gellert plays fiddle and lives in Asheville, NC. Kristin Andreassen plays guitar and harmonica and lives in Watertown, Mass. All four sing lead and backup vocals. ...
"We see ourselves as five very, very lucky young women, to be able to do this for a living. If people knew how much fun we have, everyone would do it," says KC Groves, founder of the all-female - or, as they prefer to say, "all-g'Earl" - old time ensemble Uncle Earl. "Just the fact that we can make a living at this is a beautiful thing, and we feel very fortunate to be able to do that. I mean, we have moments all the time where we look at each other like, 'Oh my God, we get to do this?'" ...