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Carolina Road's 'Back To My Roots' Sees Healthy Chart Action

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Back To My RootsCarolina Road issued a big "Thank You" to the bluegrass music community for the support their latest album, Back To My Roots has received and continues to receive. The single, "A Light In The Window, Again" has also been successful on this project as radio continues to spin the track. The Back to My Roots record is now #10 on the Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Top 30 Songs, Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine Top 30 Hot Singles, and has also been on the top of Roots Music, WNCW, and Power Source Music Charts.

This new project includes the talents of: Tommy Long (guitar, lead vocals); Lorraine Jordan (mandolin and vocals); Ben Greene (banjo); Josh Goforth (fiddle); and Eddie Biggerstaff (bass.) "The Lady of Tradition, Lorraine Jordan and her band Carolina Road continue to go deep into the roots of Bluegrass. With Back To My Roots they show how to bring a fresh new feel to the Traditional Bluegrass sound we all love. Carolina Road is keeping the Tradition alive and well," says Dennis Jones, WNCW Radio host.

Carolina Road would like to take time to say thank you to bluegrass music supporters for the success they have enjoyed with their latest album, Back To My Roots, and with their current single, "A Light In The Window Again." It would not have been possible without bluegrass radio stations spinning the single or the support the group has received from bluegrass print publications. So thank you to all the music directors, volunteer DJs, journalists, bloggers, festival-goers, friends, and loyal fans of Carolina Road and the bluegrass tradition - we truly appreciate your time, energy, and support in sharing our music.

Rural Rhythm released the first single, "A Light in My Window, Again" that certainly has been welcomed at bluegrass radio. "This is a is a timely song, written by songwriting legends Dixie and Tom T. Hall, and Carolina Road does it proud with a great performance. The band's new lead singer Tommy Long has a soulful, traditional style with a country touch that's a perfect fit for the song," said Chris Jones, Sirus XM Radio, Bluegrass Junction.

"Thank you for the tremendous progress "A Light In The Window Again" is currently making in the charts. We think it’s the best cut ever from Carolina Road; Very deserving of its continued success. Our thanks to all concerned," qoutes Dixie and Tom T. Hall

Back To My Roots is available wherever bluegrass music is sold for both the physical CD and Digital album. "After 20 years of being a musician, 6 years as a side person in other bands and 12 years on the road full time as band leader of Carolina Road, I am confident that I got it right this time! Carolina Road is Back to our Roots where we belong," said Lorraine Jordan.

Carolina Road’s latest single, "A Light in the Window, Again" is currently at #5 on the BMP Top Bluegrass Singles Chart and at #20 on the Bluegrass Unlimited Chart. The group is currently touring in support of their album. Several shows and festivals are booked nationwide, including Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Music Festival, which is headed by Lorraine Jordan. It will be held December 13-15 at the Ramada Inn and Smokey Mountain Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, TN. Ticket information for the festival can be found at . We hope to see you soon!

Lorraine Jordan, also known as "Lady of Tradition," is the founder, mandolin player, and face of Carolina Road. Her showmanship and chemistry with the audience makes the group one of the most popular bands among bluegrass fans today. Carolina Road also features notable pickers Tommy Long on guitar and vocals, Ben Greene on banjo, and Josh Goforth on fiddle. The band is fully dedicated to presenting that traditional sound, and their performance is energetic and hard driving, with invigorating instrumentals, like Lorraine's signature "Monroe-style mandolin" chop, and smooth blending vocals. Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road has earned a reputation as one of the hardest working bands in bluegrass, averaging 60 bluegrass festivals in the U.S. and Canada annually along with headlining the Bluegrass Cruise and hosting the Canadian Bluegrass Awards.

Carolina Road's Back To My Roots tour is now going strong with upcoming dates that include the Traditional Bluegrass Music Cruise and many more. For a complete list of 2011 and 2012 tour dates, along with more information on the band, please visit For more information on Rural Rhythm Records, please visit

Read the Review by Joe Ross, Review: Carolina Road - Back to My Roots here on Cybergrass.

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