Buckaroo Blue Grass
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Michael Martin Murphey's Buckaroo Bluegrass album is All-American Bluegrass sung and written by Today's No. 1 Selling Cowboy Music Singer( RIAA certified gold for Cowboy Songs)- straight from the back porch of his cabin in the Rockies, the Back 40 of his Rocking 3M Ranch on the Upper-Midwestern Prairie, and his adventures traveling and riding horseback over the American backcountry. Michael Martin Murphey's songs have been recorded by Bluegrass artists such as Flatt and Scruggs, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Seldom Scene, Country Gentlemen, Bluegrass Cardinals, the Nitty-Gritty Dirt Band and many others. Buckaroo Bluegrass; reprises many of his songs covered by Bluegrass bands, with a stellar cast of players and singers.
Buckaroo Bluegrass contains Michael's Bluegrass classics- such as Carolina in the Pines, Fiddlin' Man, Lost River (featuring harmony vocal by Rhonda Vincent),What Am I Doing Hanging Around. On Buckaroo Bluegrass Michael also reaches into his song bag of past albums to create Bluegrass versions of his Acoustic music classics like Boy from the Country (recorded by John Denver), Dancing in the Meadow and Healing Spring. Buckaroo Bluegrass also contains two new songs, Close to the Land (theme song for the hit PBS and RFD-TV documentary television series and America's Heartland , and the defining song of the album, Lone Cowboy, written about Michael's experiences as a fiercely independent maverick lone touring artist in some of America's most colorful places; outdoor acoustic music festivals, cowboy gatherings, historical theaters and trail rides.
Michael's Bluegrass credentials date back to when he was chosen at a young age to sing lead with Earl Scruggs Band. Since then, Michael has always written and sung a few songs with Bluegrass influence. And
he's always used Bluegrass musicians to sing and play on his many albums- Byron Berline, Ricky Skaggs, the Whites, John McEuen, Jerry Douglas, Bela Fleck, Mark O'Conner ( who played his first major Nashville session on Michael's Fiddlin' Man, and many others. For his Cowboy Songs series, he relied on Sam Bush, Pat Flynn, Mark O'Connor, John McEuen, Ricky Skaggs and the Whites- and now, for Buckaroo Bluegrass he adds Ronnie McCoury, Charlie Cushman, Rob Ickes, Andy Leftwich, and Rhonda Vincent. Michael's son, Ryan Murphey, produced the album, and added acoustic guitar and vocals- as he's done on several of his father's previous albums.
Buckaroo Bluegrass is All-American Bluegrass sung and written by Today's No. 1 Selling Cowboy Music Singer. The album contains new songs and classic Michael Martin Murphey songs performed with today s top Bluegrass artists blazing a trail and finding intertwining pathways across the vast Americana panorama of Cowboy and Bluegrass Music.
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does so easily. The music at his concerts also
sounds very good.SJ.
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I look forward to his next album.