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Bluegrass In Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound & Its Legacy

Bluegrass in Baltimore Book Released Today

Bluegrass In Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound & Its LegacyBased 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.

Bluegrass In Baltimore to be Released May 2015

Bluegrass In Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound & Its LegacyBaltimore, MD -- Due to an influx of Appalachian migrants who came looking for work in the 1940s and 50s, Baltimore found itself the recipient of an extraordinarily talented crop of musicians and for a brief time was the center of the bluegrass world.

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