Judy Collins & Jonas Fjeld “Winter Stories” (Wildflower Records/Cleopatra Records, 2019)

The exemplary Judy Collins has not let the grass grow under her feet – having completed an album and a tour with Stephen Stills, and then her own solo touring schedule, she has still found time to get back into the studio for a winter-themed album in collaboration with Norwegian singer Jonas Fjeld. Anticipation to hear this new release was only increased when it was casually mentioned that the pair had Chatham County Line as their backing band – it’s a natural grouping since Fjeld has previously recorded three of his own albums with the band. It sounds like it could be a dream of an album – and it is. Be warned, if you choose to read on you’ll encounter superlatives. Continue reading “Judy Collins & Jonas Fjeld “Winter Stories” (Wildflower Records/Cleopatra Records, 2019)”

Chatham County Line to release covers album – March

Hailed by Paste magazine as ”bluegrass innovators,” Raleigh, North Carolina-based quartet Chatham County Line have announced the release of their eighth studio album, ‘Sharing The Covers’, due March 8th on Yep Roc Records. The video for the first single, Wilco’s “I Got You (At the End of the Century),” premiered today which you can see below. Paying homage to Wilco on the first single, the band gives the song a bluegrass vibe complete with a splash of banjo. Continue reading “Chatham County Line to release covers album – March”