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Documentary A Kentucky Treasure: The Osborne Brothers

The Osborne BrothersBobby and Sonny Osborne — better known as The Osborne Brothers — have forged a musical legacy that has made them superstars across both the bluegrass and country genres. Their well-loved 1967 anthem "Rocky Top" brought the pair worldwide fame and cemented their place in musical history. A new documentary by independent filmmaker Russ Farmer documents the storied careers of the Osbornes, who grew up in Hyden, Ky., and went on to become the first bluegrass band to perform in the White House. A Kentucky Treasure: The Osborne Brothers premiered last Tuesday on KET. Watch your local listings for rebroadcast dates.

Lake City Faces Rocky Road to Rocky Top

Rocky Top AlbumLake City, Tennessee has a history of names which originated as Coal Creek, Tennessee. Last year, the town made a decision to change their name again to "Rocky Top, Tennessee" a ficticious town in the song "Rocky Top" and take advantage of the popularity of the song. The town was even going to create a "Rocky Top" theme park. Normally, a town name change is just a formality however, this time, there is an unusual twist.

Twenty Songs of the South by Legendary Bluegrass Music Artists

Twenty Songs of the SouthBluegrass music was born out of the hills of Appalachia so it's no surprise that artists have been paying tribute to the South since the music's inception. The album is over a full hour of some of the finest bluegrass music by award winning artists.
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