Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby

Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby
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  • Released: March 20, 2007
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Sony Legacy

Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - p.60
"Together, they prove bluegrass' structures were ripe for loosening up after all." -- Grade: B+
Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.45) - "[B]eautiful, vibrant and sure to please roots obsessives, casual country fans and just about anybody else. A great record."

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Personnel: Ricky Skaggs (vocals, guitar, banjo, claw hammer banjo, mandolin, fiddle, triangle); Ricky Skaggs; Bruce Hornsby (vocals, piano, organ); Gordon Kennedy (guitar); Mark Fain (bass guitar); Sonny Emory (drums); John Anderson, Paul Brewster (background vocals); Cody Kilby (guitar, banjo); Jerry Douglas (dobro); Jim Mills (banjo); Andy Leftwich (mandolin, fiddle); Stuart Duncan (fiddle).
Audio Mixer: Brent King.
Liner Note Author: Ricky Skaggs.
Recording information: Bruce Hornsby's Studio; Skaggs Place Studio, Hendersonville, TN.
Photographer: Erick Anderson .
Arranger: Ricky Skaggs.
Although Ricky Skaggs gets top billing, it's 1980s adult contemporary star Bruce Hornsby who does most of the work on their bluegrass-themed duet album, RICKY SKAGGS AND BRUCE HORNSBY. Hornsby wrote five of the album's eleven songs, including a remake of his early hit "Mandolin Rain," and his jazz-influenced piano playing is at the heart of these largely acoustic tunes. The duo shines, though, on the handful of traditional folk and bluegrass songs, such as "Hills of Mexico" and "Across the Rocky Mountain," but it's a giggly reworking of Rick James's "Super Freak" that reveals the casual looseness and good humor of the session as a whole.

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  • UPC: 886970668620
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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