Wind to the West

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All Music Guide - Jack Leaver
Contemporary bluegrass at its best, this album contains masterful playing, inspired singing, and memorable songwriting. Blue Highway turn in an affecting vocal and instrumental performance on guitarist Tim Stafford's haunting "The Rounder," as well as ripping through a cover of Merle Haggard's "Huntsville" and showcasing their gospel side on a soul-stirring arrangement of the traditional "God Moves in a Windstorm." Shawn Lane's lonesome tenor is pleasing, as are the harmony blends and the lead vocals of the rest of the band. Ace Dobro player Rob Ickes -- voted 1996 Dobro Player of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Awards -- shines throughout, rounding out this ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jack Leaver
Contemporary bluegrass at its best, this album contains masterful playing, inspired singing, and memorable songwriting. Blue Highway turn in an affecting vocal and instrumental performance on guitarist Tim Stafford's haunting "The Rounder," as well as ripping through a cover of Merle Haggard's "Huntsville" and showcasing their gospel side on a soul-stirring arrangement of the traditional "God Moves in a Windstorm." Shawn Lane's lonesome tenor is pleasing, as are the harmony blends and the lead vocals of the rest of the band. Ace Dobro player Rob Ickes -- voted 1996 Dobro Player of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Awards -- shines throughout, rounding out this band's second effort and making it more than a worthwhile choice.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/16/1996
  • Label: Rebel Records
  • UPC: 032511173126
  • Catalog Number: 111731
  • Sales rank: 31,394

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Blue Highway Primary Artist
Larry Atamanuik Drums
Rob Ickes Dobro
Tim Stafford Guitar, Vocals
Wayne Taylor Bass, Vocals
Jason Burleson Banjo, Mandolin, Vocals
Shawn Lane Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals
Technical Credits
Ralph Stanley Composer
Richard Adler Engineer
John Eberle Mastering
Tim Stafford Liner Notes
Blue Highway Producer
Rebecca Pittard Artwork
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