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
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 ...
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 ...