iiird Tyme Out releases collection with new recordings
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
– IIIrd Tyme Out will release "Footprints: A IIIrd Tyme Out Collection" Jan. 8, 2008, the second installment in Rounder's Cream of the Crop series of anthologies. Featuring 13 tracks and 2 exclusive new recordings, the disc will be a best-of from their Rounder years and highlights the band's classic lineup of Russell Moore (guitar, lead vocal), Ray Deaton (bass, bass vocal), Wayne Benson (mandolin, vocal), Steve Dilling (banjo, vocal), and Mike Hartgrove (fiddle).
The band has won seven consecutive Vocal Group of the Year awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association. The Georgia-based band has released several albums on their own.
IIIrd Tyme Out is currently on the road featuring Moore (guitar), Edgar Loudermilk (upright bass), Benson (mandolin), Dilling (banjo), and Justen Haynes (fiddle).
The track Listing is:
1. Footprints in the Snow*
2. One Kiss Away From Loneliness*
3. Lovin' You Goin' Blind
4. John and Mary
5. Across the Miles
6. Raining in LA
7. I Pray My Way Out of Trouble
8. Milk Cow Blues
9. Letter to Home
10. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
11. Erase the Miles
12. Just Call on Him
13. New Faces in the Field
14. Only You (And You Alone)
15. Giving My Soul Back to Him
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