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Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Release First Pinecastle CD

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Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road Nashville, TN (September 10, 2013) Pinecastle Records is very proud to present today’s new self-titled album release by Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road. The album features tunes by some of today’s top songwriters including: “That’s Kentucky” written by Dixie Hall and Tom T. Hall; “All We Ever Do Is Say Goodbye” written by Terry Foust and Ray Edwards; along with many tunes written and arranged by Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road band members.

“This is a wonderfully tasty romp that takes you back to when the music mattered and it had to be good music first before the machine could turn it into product. Hot stuff," said Midwest Records Reviews.

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road will perform numerous times during the upcoming International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass to be held in Raleigh later this month. On September 25, Pinecastle Records and Good Home Grown Music will host the band’s CD Release Party at Tir Na Nog located at 218 South Plum St. in Raleigh, NC from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am with special guests Dale Ann Bradley, James King and Steve Dilling & Sideline. Their complete scheduled for the week includes:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 24 - Live on WAMU – Raleigh Convention Center - 1PM
  • Tuesday, Sept. 24 - Tir Na Nog concert sponsored by Bluegrass in Cherokee and Christmas in the Smokies festivals - 10PM
  • Wed., Sept. 25 - CD Release Party, Tir Na Nog concert sponsored by Pinecastle Records and Good Home Grown Music - 9PM
  • Friday, Sept. 27 - Tir Na Nog concert sponsored by Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival - 10PM
  • Saturday, Sept. 28 - Lincoln Theater concert sponsored by Make Welcome Entertainment - 1AM
  • Sat., Sept. 28 - "How To Run a Band Like a Business" Seminar by Lorraine Jordan, NC Bluegrass Pavilion - 3PM
  • Sat., Sept. 28th - Tir Na Nog concert sponsored by MerleFest - 7PM

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road’s new album is set to continue the success from their last album that included a #1 Bluegrass Unlimited song. The band is comprised of Lorraine Jordan (mandolin and tenor vocals), Tommy Long (baritone vocals and guitar), Josh Goforth (fiddle), Ben Greene (banjo), and John Bradley (bass). They have 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, Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival and Bluegrass in Cherokee.

Tracks include:

  1. That’s Kentucky 2:52 - Dixie Hall/Tom T. Hall
  2. Living With The Shades Pulled Down 2:12 - Boudleaux Bryant/Felice Bryant/Merle R. Haggard
  3. Livin Like I’m Dying 2:18 - Lorraine Jordan/Terry Foust
  4. You Won’t Ever Forget Me 3:02 - Lois Snapp/Ernest Tubb
  5. All We Ever Do Is Say Goodbye 2:20 - Terry Foust/Ray Edwards
  6. Song of the French Broad 2:46 - Obray Ramsey – Traditional – (Chorus by Josh Goforth)
  7. I Heard You Call His Name Last Night 2:55 - Tommy Long
  8. The Bluegrass Barn 2:50 - Lorraine Jordan
  9. Hold Me One Last Time 2:24 - Terry Foust/Lorraine Jordan
  10. Suitcase of Your Heart 3:45 - Joshua Goforth
  11. I Saw The Golden Stairs 2:58 - Tommy Long/Joshua Goforth
  12. Liza Jane 1:50 - Traditional Instrumental (Arranged by Ben Greene)

For more information Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road’s new album and to see a complete list of performance dates, please visit www.CarolinaRoadBand.com

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