Cherryholmes II: Black and White

Cherryholmes II: Black and White

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by Cherryholmes
     
 
Nashville, TN, may be crawling with swarms of singing, clogging, clawhammering family bluegrass bands, but none have the sheer streamlined acumen of Cherryholmes. Boasting two generations, this Music City by way of Arizona sextet's second album, Cherryholmes II: Black and White, has

Overview

Nashville, TN, may be crawling with swarms of singing, clogging, clawhammering family bluegrass bands, but none have the sheer streamlined acumen of Cherryholmes. Boasting two generations, this Music City by way of Arizona sextet's second album, Cherryholmes II: Black and White, has all of the technical and harmony-laden power of Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, all of the polished rock & roll-infused delivery of Diamond Rio, and a vocalist (and excellent banjo player) in daughter Cia Cherryholmes, who could give the esteemed Alison Krauss a run for her money. Another plus is the group's dedication to performing almost all original tunes, the best of which ("You Don't Know What Love Is," "Don't Give Your Heart to a Knoxville Girl," and "Turned Me Down" were penned by Cia. That's not to discredit B.J., Sandy, and Molly, all of whom display a real gift for the genre, and the playing is as electrifying as the cheesy lightning bolts that grace the cover. Cherryholmes look the part, sound the part, but best of all they feel real enough to transcend all of the industry trappings that can sometimes turn real, honest to God bluegrass acts into gift shop commodities.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/12/2007
Label:
Skaggs Family
UPC:
0669890201821
catalogNumber:
902018
Rank:
199456

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Cherryholmes   Primary Artist
Ricky Skaggs   Guitar,Vocals
Rob Ickes   Dobro
Rick Skaggs   Guitar,Vocal Harmony
Sonya Isaacs   Vocals,Vocal Harmony
Jeff Taylor   Accordion,Penny Whistle
B.J. Cherryholmes   Fiddle,Mandolin,Vocals,Vocal Harmony
Cia Leigh Cherryholmes   Banjo,Vocals,Vocal Harmony
Jere Cherryholmes   Bass
Molly Kate Cherryholmes   Fiddle,Vocal Harmony
Sandy Lee Cherryholmes   Mandolin,Mandola,Claw Hammer Banjo,Vocal Harmony
Skip Cherryholmes   Guitar,Vocals,Vocal Harmony
Cia Cherryholmes   Banjo,Vocals
Jere Cherryholmes   Bass Guitar
Molly Cherryholmes   Fiddle
Sandy Cherryholmes   Mandolin,Mandola

Technical Credits

Lester Flatt   Composer
Mark Capps   Engineer
Jerry Livingston   Composer
J. Neiburg   Composer
Marty Symes   Composer
Lee Groitzsch   Engineer,Vocal Engineer
Ben Isaacs   Producer,Engineer,Vocal Engineer,Audio Production
Sonya Isaacs   Composer
Patrice Kramer   Composer
B.J. Cherryholmes   Composer
Cia Leigh Cherryholmes   Composer
Molly Kate Cherryholmes   Composer
Sandy Lee Cherryholmes   Composer

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Cherryholmes II: Black and White 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Sandydky More than 1 year ago
The Cherryholmes family puts their heart and soul into their music. They put their own spin on bluegrass music. So many groups just keep doing the same thing, singing the same songs, the same way.