|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||bluegrass country seen live hillbilly covers rock|
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This enjoyable US rockgrass band made their name in 2001, releasing an album comprised of bluegrass version of songs from the back catalogue of Australian heavy metal band AC/DC. The creation of four experienced musicians, Barley Scotch (John Wheeler; fiddle), Don Wayne Reno (banjo), Dale Reno (mandolin) and Jason D. Smith (bass), the idea for Hayseed Dixie came about when Wheeler played the other band members his bluegrass interpretation of AC/DCs Highway To Hell. The Dualtone label released the resulting A Hillbilly Tribute To AC/DC in 2001, by which time the quartet had already established themselves as a hugely entertaining draw on the international live circuit. The following years A Hillbilly Tribute To Mountain Love featured interpretations of eight rock classics, including Aerosmiths Walk This Way, Queens Fat Bottomed Girls and Ted Nugents Cat Scratch Fever, alongside...