Lawson is "In Session" (come January)
Friday, November 14, 2014
– Mountain Home Music will release "In Session" on Jan. 20, 2015 from Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver.
"In Session" begins with "Roll Big River," a driving banjo tune, The disc also explores a grassy update of the 1950's hit song, "You, You, You" as well as a rendition of Bill Monroe's classic instrumental "Evening Prayer Blues." The album wraps with a contemporary version of Moe Bandy's "Americana."
Lawson's current lineup includes lead vocals by Dustin Pyrtle, Eli Johnston and Lawson himself. The band also includes Josh Swift on Dobro, Joe Dean on banjo and newcomer Stephen Burwell on fiddle.
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver have nearly 40 albums to their credit, are 7-time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year winners.
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