Crandall Creek - Headed South
  • Drivin' Me Insane
  • This Heart of Mine
  • Headed South
  • The Bean Song

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Bell Buckle Records
Executive Producer: Valerie Smith
Produced: Jamie Peck Productions
Jamie Peck Productions
Recorded and Mixed by Jamie Peck
Jamie Peck Productions
216 Longvue Acres Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Jim McMullen | Mastering | Highland Mastering
Executive Producer | Valerie Smith
Bell Buckle Records
Bell Buckle, TN 37202

Album: Headed South (RELEASE DATE August 2020)
Lilli Gadd, Upright Bass, Harmony, and Lead Vocal | Heather Wharton, Fiddle, Harmony and Lead Vocal | Kathy Wigman Lesnock, Harmony and Lead Vocal | Jerry Andrews, Rhythm Guitar | Dustin Terpenning, banjo, mandolin | Roger Hoard, Lead Guitar
Song was written by Kathy Wigman Lesnock and Jerry Andrews

In anticipation of Crandall Creek's debut CD "Headed South," a second single has been released titled "This Heart of Mine." If you enjoyed their debut single release "Drivin' Me Insane," you will surely welcome Crandall Creek's new ballad"This Heart of Mine." The lead vocal is supplied by bassist Lillie Gadd, backed by the dynamic blend of Jerry Andrews and Kathy Wigman Lesnock along with Heather Wharton on fiddle, Dustin Terpenning on guitar and mandolin and Roger Hoard on lead guitar.

Songwriter and founder of Crandall Creek Jerry Andrews describe the song as a ballad about a young girl who falls in love only later to end the relationship with a broken heart. In the song, she suffers a painful letting go of her feelings for the person and is unable to move on. Like so many first loves who do not work out, she dreams of what could have been. The song wraps up with the main character accepting that given the same opportunity, the outcome of the relationship would have been the same. She learns there was nothing she could have done to change the outcome. The song is about acceptance and moving on when a love affair doesn't work out as one has planned.

Crandall Creek Band offers up the title cut "Drivin' Me Insane," an original song that lends itself well to the most authentic, driving sound of bluegrass. The vocal single by newcomers Lilli, Heather, and Kathy offer up dynamic harmonies and soulful vocal performances that are unique to their sound. The Crandall Creek Band's fusion of folk, bluegrass, and gospel music is not the only thing that plays a role in their sound - it's their harmonies and original songs that set them apart. Jerry Andrews, Kathy Wigman, and Lilli Gadd write most of the band's tunes, which reflects their stories of real experiences of everyday life in West Virginia.

Appalachian love, coal mining, and heartfelt spiritual songs can be heard and enjoyed as a familiar theme with Crandall Creek recordings. Their vocals are unique and so authentic that only a group who created music by writing, traveling, and performing consistently together can make a sound like theirs.

Although they are not family, they sound and perform music like the best family bands in the industry. Crandall Creek's bluegrass music is as authentic as the hills of West Virginia.
It doesn't get any better than that!
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  • Members:
    Jerry Andrews, Kathy Wigman Lesnock, Dustin Terpenning, Lilli Gadd, Heather Wharton
  • Sounds Like:
    Alison Krauss, The Isaacs, Blue Highway, Sideline, Rhonda Vincent
  • Influences:
    The Isaacs, Sideline, Rhonda Vincent, Blue Highway
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