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6-8-14 Mike and The Ranger Bluegrass & More Multiple Segments

We know you’ve been waiting all week! No need to wait any longer. It’s Bluegrass time!

This show features:

Darrell Webb Band – Hummingbird, New Town – Trouble and Pain, Special Consensus – Wild Montana Skies, After Jack – Cant Sing a  Sad Song, Danny Roberts – F-5 Rag, Detour – Too Blue to Have the Blues, James King – Jasons Farm, I Draw Slow – Low Down Girl Like Me, Harper Family – Troublesome Waters, Justin Moses – Old Federal, Snyder Family – Smoky Mountain Railway, Tim O’Brian – Tombstone Blues, Irene Kelly – A Little Bluer Than That, Steel Drivers – Hear the Willow Cry, The 23 String Band – Sleepy Eyed John, Leftover Salmon – Funky Mountain Fogdown, New Found Road – Handsome Molly, Red Molly – Do I Ever Cross Your Mind, Breakin Grass – Raining in Virginia, Bryan Sutton – That’s Where I Belong , Chubby Wise – Can’t Stop Loving You, Rhonda Vincent – Kentucky Borderline, The Steel Wheels – Kiss Me Like a  Strager, Joe Mullins – Steel Guitar rag, Sam Bush – Ridin that Midnight Train, Tony Trishka – Swag Bag Rag, The Expedition Show – Foggy Mtn Special, Tony Rice – Sittin Alone in the Moonlight, Missy Raines and the New Hip –Long Way Back Home, Hammertowne –Why Don’t You Tell Me So, Hillbenders – Clutch

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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!

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Mike and The Ranger Pod Cast Shows

5-11-14 Mike and The Ranger

Happy Mothers Day! If one thing is true as the sun rising it’s that mothers love their bluegrass. Fire up the grill, sit momma in a chair, and listen to that sweet banjo sound with Mike and The Ranger.

You’ll hear Rhonda Vincent, Detour, Dolly Parton and more in this weeks show. Be sure to check out some of our past shows here.

Also Featureing;

Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel, Bankesters – Guardian Angel, Audie Blaylock and Redline – Cry Cry Darlin, Steeldrivers – Hell on Wheels, Bryan Sutton – That’s Where I Belong, Chris Stapleton – Tennessee Whiskey, Railroad Earth – Give the Boy a Hand, Rhonda Vincent – Busy City, Mountain Heart – Just Get Up and Go, Ashley Lewis – River’s Rising, Michael Martin Murphey – Lost River, Cornmeal – River Gap, Jason Davis – Where the Wild River Roll, Jim Lauderdale – I Won’t Let it Show, Del McCourey – Blues Rolling In, Sierra Hull – Best Buy, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado – Redwood Hills, Crooked Still – The Golden Vanity, Doyle Lawson –Shady Grove, Alan Jackson – Blacktop, Dolly Parton – Banks of the Ohio, Jeff Brown – Weary Pilgrim Welcome Home, I Draw Slow – Goldmine, Steve Gulley/Tim Stafford – When Did That Turn Into My Problem, Constant Change – Mountain Man, Detour Bluegrass – Going Nowhere Fast, Byrd Street – I’m Gonna Swim, Stevens Family – Down on the Farm, and Blue Highway – Cold Frosty Morn.

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Mike and The Ranger Pod Cast Shows

4-27-14 Mike and The Ranger

This episode of Mike and The Ranger, Bluegrass and More includes new songs from Dolly Parton’s new bluegrass album. Here is a full list of this weeks artists.

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Sideline

Dolly Parton

Cornmeal

Mountain Heart

Della Mae

Grascals

Gibson brothers

Ashley Lewis

Stevens Family

Jerry Clower

Pickin on the Beatles

Nora Jane Struthers

Ricky Skaggs

Danny Roberts

Dailey and Vincent

Alison Krauss

Aaron Ramsey

Blue Mule

Bryan Sutton

Chris Jones

Tony Rice

Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys

Land of Lincoln

Detour

Phil Leadbetter

Rhonda Vincent

Greencards

Dan Tyminski

Akira Otsuka