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Mike and The Ranger Pod Cast Shows

6-1-14 Mike and The Ranger Multiple Segments

Welcome back bluegrass lovers! This week we feature The Haunted Windchimes and a local and rising group called Calamity Cubes. We are always looking for new acts and love to hear them. Remember, if you have a band you’d like to submit just go to mikeandtheranger.com and go to resources tab and submit a band or album. Thanks for listening!

Also in this weeks show;

Balsam Range – Moon Over Memphis, Mark Newton/Steve Thomas – Painted Lady, Alison Krauss –But You Know I love You, The Missy Werner Band – If I Fall, Alison Brown – Under the Five Wire, Darrell Webb – The Ferry Man, Dolly Parton – Blue Smoke, Gibson Brothers – Buy A Ring Find A Preacher, The Hillbenders – Past the Point of Rescue, Josh Williams – Cherokee shuffle, Daily and Vincent – Back to Hancock County, Irene Kelly – Rattlesnake Rattler, Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys – Walk of Life, Jesse Baker – follow the Leader, John Bowman – God’s Not Dead, Joel Mabus – Billy in the Lowground, Johnny Staats – I Know You Rider, Dale Ann Bradley – Somewhere South of Crazy, Breakin Grass – Raining in Virginia, Driven – The Way, The Haunted Windchimes – Don’t Take My Baby Away, Darren Nicholson – Like My Dog, Steeldrivers – Wearin a Hole, Junior Sisk and Radio Ramblers – Story of the Day That I Died, Calamity Cubes – Never Had It, Stevens Family – City of Gold, Dave Adkins – Pike County Jail, The Steel Wheels – Walk Away, Davidson Brothers – Driving into the Storm, Boxcars – Don’t Fall I Love With A Girl Like That, Blue Highway – Dogtown

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Mike and The Ranger Pod Cast Shows New Albums

5-25-14 Mike and The Ranger Multiple Segments

Welcome back for another great week of bluegrass. The weather may be warming up but we are already hot into it. This show we have some off Alan Jackson’s bluegrass album and some of the fast stuff with Split Lip Rayfield. Have a great long weekend and enjoy.

This week’s show also includes.

Becky Buller – Nothin to You, Darren Nicholson – Like My Dog, Blue Moon Rising – Blood on The Ground, Red Molly –With a Memory Like Mine, Tony Rice – Old Train, Detour – 100, I Draw Slow – Mama Don’t Cry, Richard Bennett – The Ballad of Jesse James, Darrell Webb – Humingbird, Bankesters – Cup Song/when I’m gone, Justin Moses – Old Federal, DARRELL WEBB – PRETTY POLY, Kathy Matea – A Far Cry, Boxcars – Hurtin Inside, Lindsay Lou and the Flattbellys – Lemon Squeezy, Scott Vestal – Banjo Shop, Ronnie Bowman- Crazy Train, Underhill Rose – Let Her Go, Sutton Holt & Coleman – Waiting For the Times To Get Better, Rhonda Vincent/Willie Nelson – Only Me, Split Lip Rayfield – Moving to Virginia, Ashley Lewis – River’s a Rising, Davidson Brothers – Find You, Donna Uhlisse – Send Me the Pillow you Dream On, Brad Davis – Tender Years, Hayseed Dixie – Breakin the Law, Jason Davis – Liberty, Alan Jackson – Blue Ridge Mountain Song, The Mashville Brigade – The Blue Ridge Mountains, Tony Rice – Blue Ridge Cabin Home, and Noam Pikelny – Jerusalem Ridge

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New Albums

Darrell Webb, Dream Big

“Dream Big” is out. This album highlights Darrell Webb’s 20 years of being at the forefront of Bluegrass Music with an all start cast including Rhonda Vincent, members of Blue Highway, members of The Grascals, Sammy Shelor, Ronnie Bowman, Tim Stafford, Jason Burleson, Shawn Lane, Rob Ickes, Jason Moore, Aaron Ramsey, Jamie Johnson, Darrin Vincent, Jamie Dailey, Jim VanCleve, Terry Eldredge, Phil Leadbetter, Chris Wade, Jeremy Arrowood, Brandon Green, Jake Joines, and Jared Hensley.

Darrell_MB_casualHe’s been busy over his 20 years, with Grammy Award Nominations, IBMA awards, Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America honors and doing a multitude of projects with Dolly Parton, Marty Raybon, Bobby Hicks and the queen herself, Rhonda Vincent. I first met Darrell while a new member of the Lonesome River Band. He was just a teenager, but he didn’t miss a beat and had integrated himself into the classic Lonesome River Band sound at the get-go. Recommended cuts on ‘Dream Big”, include “More Life”, a touching song about growing old. “Hummingbird” also got my attention, primarily because of the killer opening and the drive. It’s all good. “Dream Big” out now and predictably on the national bluegrass charts very soon. www.mountainfever.com

 

We could not find anything approved yet for release off the new album but there’s plenty of Darrell’s work out there.

Enjoy!