Presenting the Blue Sky Boys

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All Music Guide - Eugene Chadbourne
The original Capitol Records session that this re-release was drawn from was the result of a successful attempt to lure this brother duo back into performing in the early '60s, after Bill and Earl Bolick had been retired for almost a decade. They had lost none of their stunning ability to harmonize and create an instrumental sound with the impact of a full band out of basic guitar and mandolin. In fact, the improvements in recording technology make it even easier to hear all the small details, and thus to appreciate just how good the Blue Sky Boys were. This program has a fair share of perhaps overly familiar folk chestnuts, but the brothers could make an audience ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Eugene Chadbourne
The original Capitol Records session that this re-release was drawn from was the result of a successful attempt to lure this brother duo back into performing in the early '60s, after Bill and Earl Bolick had been retired for almost a decade. They had lost none of their stunning ability to harmonize and create an instrumental sound with the impact of a full band out of basic guitar and mandolin. In fact, the improvements in recording technology make it even easier to hear all the small details, and thus to appreciate just how good the Blue Sky Boys were. This program has a fair share of perhaps overly familiar folk chestnuts, but the brothers could make an audience weep singing from a restaurant menu, so listeners shouldn't let the song list put them off. Kudos to the John Edwards Memorial Foundation, which created this reissue, and the National Endowment for the Arts, whose funding once supported a number of worthy projects such as this. It comes complete with a 31-page booklet that includes complete lyrics as well as music, and tons of information.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/11/2012
  • Label: Arhoolie Records
  • UPC: 096297906323
  • Catalog Number: 979063
  • Sales rank: 128,010

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Blue Sky Boys Primary Artist
Bill Bolick Group Member
Earl Bolick Group Member
Technical Credits
Tom Diamant Graphic Design
Ken Nelson Producer
Paul F. Wells Liner Notes
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