Woodsongs 606: Jesse McReynolds� and Lucky Peterson

published 9 years ago by The Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour Vodcast

JESSE McREYNOLDS is a bluegrass master and mandolin stylist known for his musical wizardry, songwriting, singing and arranging. A member of the award-winning brother duo, Jim & Jesse until Jim's death in 2002. He is a Grand Ole Opry member for more than 45 years, performed throughout Europe and Africa, as well as in the U.S. Multiple Grammy nominee and winner, and played mandolin on the Doors' The Soft Parade album. Co-winner of the IBMA Instrumental Recording, "Mandolin Extravaganza". Nominated in 2005 for IBMA Instrumental Recording of the Year for his stellar collection of mostly original songs, "Bending the Rules." Currently celebrating his 63rd Anniversary in music! LUCKY PETERSON was discovered by blues legend Willie Dixon when he was just three years old, released his first record at five and soon after appeared on The Tonight Show. An amazing, colorful bluesmaster, recorded what Amazon.com called “his finest album," Black Midnight Sun in 2003, but personal troubles preventing a proper follow-up until now. Lucky's long awaited, brand new CD You Can Always Turn Around is an uplifting collection of songs that speak of struggles and salvation, using the gritty clarity of acoustic roots-blues

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