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Will The Circle Be Unbroken VOL2 Cd

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Will The Circle Be Unbroken VOL2 Cd

It's ironic that the 30-year anniversary of this classic album coincides with the runaway success of the O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU soundtrack, one of the best-selling movie soundtracks in history. Both albums find contemporary folk-rock musicians reaching back to the sounds of bluegrass, country,...
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It&#39;s ironic that the 30-year anniversary of this classic album<br /> coincides with the runaway success of the O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU<br /> soundtrack, one of the best-selling movie soundtracks in history.<br /> Both albums find contemporary folk-rock musicians reaching back to<br /> the sounds of bluegrass, country, and folk (often lumped together<br /> under the heading old-timey music). The difference is that when<br /> the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band did it in 1972 it was a new (even risky)<br /> idea. Harry Smith&#39;s 1952 ANTHOLOGY OF FOLK MUSIC had inspired<br /> rock-generation kids like those who would form the Dirt Band to<br /> seek out traditional American music. The NGDB went a step further<br /> with this triple album by getting the old-timey artists themselves<br /> to collaborate on a tribute to the traditional American musical<br /> tapestry. Thus, we have Doc Watson singing Tennessee Stud, Roy<br /> Acuff taking on the Hank Williams spiritual I Saw the Light, and<br /> Earl Scruggs picking the Nashville Blues, with the Dirt Band and<br /> various country/bluegrass luminaries backing them up. The most<br /> amazing thing about WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN is that it all<br /> works so well and fits together so seamlessly. An undertaking like<br /> this could easily have been a train wreck; instead it&#39;s a triumph.

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Artist

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Format

CD

Label

Bgo - Beat Goes On

Release Date

20070101

Manufacturer

BGO Records

It's ironic that the 30-year anniversary of this classic album
coincides with the runaway success of the O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU
soundtrack, one of the best-selling movie soundtracks in history.
Both albums find contemporary folk-rock musicians reaching back to
the sounds of bluegrass, country, and folk (often lumped together
under the heading old-timey music). The difference is that when
the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band did it in 1972 it was a new (even risky)
idea. Harry Smith's 1952 ANTHOLOGY OF FOLK MUSIC had inspired
rock-generation kids like those who would form the Dirt Band to
seek out traditional American music. The NGDB went a step further
with this triple album by getting the old-timey artists themselves
to collaborate on a tribute to the traditional American musical
tapestry. Thus, we have Doc Watson singing Tennessee Stud, Roy
Acuff taking on the Hank Williams spiritual I Saw the Light, and
Earl Scruggs picking the Nashville Blues, with the Dirt Band and
various country/bluegrass luminaries backing them up. The most
amazing thing about WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN is that it all
works so well and fits together so seamlessly. An undertaking like
this could easily have been a train wreck; instead it's a triumph.
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It's ironic that the 30-year anniversary of this classic album
coincides with the runaway success of the O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU
soundtrack, one of the best-selling movie soundtracks in history.
Both albums find contemporary folk-rock musicians reaching back to
the sounds of bluegrass, country, and folk (often lumped together
under the heading old-timey music). The difference is that when
the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band did it in 1972 it was a new (even risky)
idea. Harry Smith's 1952 ANTHOLOGY OF FOLK MUSIC had inspired
rock-generation kids like those who would form the Dirt Band to
seek out traditional American music. The NGDB went a step further
with this triple album by getting the old-timey artists themselves
to collaborate on a tribute to the traditional American musical
tapestry. Thus, we have Doc Watson singing Tennessee Stud, Roy
Acuff taking on the Hank Williams spiritual I Saw the Light, and
Earl Scruggs picking the Nashville Blues, with the Dirt Band and
various country/bluegrass luminaries backing them up. The most
amazing thing about WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN is that it all
works so well and fits together so seamlessly. An undertaking like
this could easily have been a train wreck; instead it's a triumph.

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