Based on interviews with many of the legendary players from this golden-age of bluegrass in Baltimore, Bluegrass in Baltimore: The Hard Drivin’ Sound & Its Legacy
, is the first book to take an in-depth look into how the music that was played in Baltimore came to wield influence across a broad musical landscape. Released today
, Bluegrass in Baltimore
looks in detail at the highly-influential scene in Baltimore that produced such key figures as Del McCoury, Earl Taylor, Walt Hensley, Alice Gerrard, Hazel Dickens, Russ Hooper, Mike Seeger, and Mike Munford and explores their impact and lasting legacy.