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6-15-14 Mike and The Ranger Multiple Segments

I bet you thought it would never get here. Bluegrass & More with Mike and The Ranger! This week we’ll kick it off with a little something from the  Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration. We’ll add in some Crosby, Stills, and Nash covers and more!

Our other featured bluegrass artist include:

(From Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration)- Big Moon, Yonder Mountain String Band – A Father’s Arms, Becky Buller – Southern Flavor, Chris Thile/Michael Daves – Gonna Sleep With One Eye Open, Pickin on Crosby Stills and Nash – Marakesh Express, The Roys – No More Lonely, Steve Spurgin – The Big Payoff, Bryan Sutton – Been All Around the World, Irene Kelly – Garden of Dreams, Hillbenders – Gettysburg, Davidson Brothers – Rather Be Gone, Claire Lynch – Train Long Gone, Daily & Vincent – Tomorrow I’ll Be Gone, Nathan Stanley and the Clinch Mtn Boys- Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone, Gibson Brothers – Ragged Man, Donna Hughes – The Way I Am, Steel Wheels – Breaking Like the Sun, Flatt Lonesome – You’ll Get No More of Me, The Grascals – American Pickers featuring Dierks Bentley, Tim Stafford – Worry’s Like A Rockin Chair, Alison Brown – My Poor Old Heart, Linsday Lou and the Flatbellys – Pass Me the Whiskey, Richard Bennett – Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes, Trampled By Turtles – Sorry, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys – Johnny’s Tune, Rachel Burge – My Cold Heart, The Infamous Stringdusters – Getting Down the Road, Balsam Range – Stacking Up Rocks, Ricky Skaggs – Monroe Dancin

 

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Trampled by Turtles

The name recommends something slow enough to get stomped in the face by a tortoise. I like to think they are smooth in the vocals to get to the finish line each and every time.

The fact that they can go into warp speed with songs like “You Wait so Long” will make you feel like you’ve been trampled by a truck with banjo wheels!

The creative five string wheels continue with creative covers. I don’t think I could imagine a bluegrass cover of the Pixies “Where is my Mind“, but they did. They imagined the crap out of it.

Great vocals and instrumentals that keep it close to traditional bluegrass and that’s what we like to hear!

 

Check the whole discography out on the website: http:/www./trampledbyturtles.com