Darren Nicholson - Fret a Spell
  • Rawhide
  • Kansas City Kitty
  • Ashokan Farewell
  • Flint Hill Special
  • Cherokee Lady
  • Crow on a Wire
  • Shenandoah Breakdown
  • In the Sweet By and By
  • Old Jah Clark Mon
  • Bluegrass Twist
  • Lost Indian
  • What a Friend We Have in Jesus
  • Roanoke
  • Rawhide
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:45) [8.59 MB]
  • Kansas City Kitty
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (04:08) [9.46 MB]
  • Ashokan Farewell
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (05:22) [12.28 MB]
  • Flint Hill Special
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:48) [6.41 MB]
  • Cherokee Lady
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:57) [9.06 MB]
  • Crow on a Wire
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (05:25) [12.41 MB]
  • Shenandoah Breakdown
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:29) [5.67 MB]
  • In the Sweet By and By
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:24) [7.8 MB]
  • Old Jah Clark Mon
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (04:11) [9.57 MB]
  • Bluegrass Twist
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (04:22) [9.99 MB]
  • Lost Indian
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:45) [6.28 MB]
  • What a Friend We Have in Jesus
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (07:06) [16.24 MB]
  • Roanoke
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:31) [5.78 MB]
Biography
Contact: Maggie Rainwater
HoosierDevil
hello@hoosierdevil.com
(828) 279-6045

Release date: 9/28/18

Other releases: Things Left Undone


Darren Nicholson is a Grammy-nominated musician based in Western North Carolina. As a full-time founding member of Balsam Range, Darren has won 13 International Bluegrass Music Association awards, including the coveted Entertainer of the Year trophy in 2014 and 2018, appeared countless times on WSM's Grand Ole Opry, toured with multiple legendary artists, and recorded on dozens of national number 1 hits. Darren also performs a dynamic blend of bluegrass, Americana, and country with his own group, the Darren Nicholson Band. Darren's latest release, Fret a Spell, is a high-octane, all-instrumental bluegrass record.

Track Listing:

1. Rawhide (3:45)
Songwriter: Bill Monroe
2. Kansas City Kitty (4:07)
Songwriters: Edgar Leslie, Walter Donaldson
3. Ashokan Farewell (5:21)
Songwriter: Jay Unger
4. Flint Hill Special (2:47)
Songwriter: Earl Scruggs
5. Cherokee Lady (3:57)
Songwriter: Bobby Osborne
6. Crow on a Wire (5:25)
Songwriter: Darren Nicholson
7. Shenandoah Breakdown (2:28)
Songwriter: Bill Monroe
8. In the Sweet By and By (3:24)
Songwriter: Joseph Webster
9. Old Jah Clark Mon (4:10)
(traditional, arr. Darren Nicholson)
10. Bluegrass Twist (4:21)
Songwriter: Bill Monroe
11. Lost Indian (2:44)
(traditional)
12. What a Friend We Have in Jesus (7:05)
Songwriters: Joseph Scriven, Charles Converse
13. Roanoke (2:31)
Songwriter: Bill Monroe

Band:

Darren Nicholson - mandolin
Marc Pruett - banjo
Jason Moore - bass
Hunter Berry - fiddle
Steve Lewis - guitar
Andy Hall - dobro
Charles Wood - banjo (tracks 2, 3, 5, & 12)
Taylor Nicholson - bass (track 6)

Liner Notes:

Recorded at Regal Media Group (Asheville, North Carolina)
Additional overdubs at Foothills Recording

Producer: Darren Nicholson
Executive Producers: Chris Young, Darren Nicholson
Mixed by: Eddie Swann, Darren Nicholson
Mastered by: Eddie Swann
© 2018 Bearded Baby Productions

Thanks to: Balsam Range, Mountain Home Music Company, Wayne Ebinger Photography, GHS Strings, Boyd Mountain Cabins, Eddie Swann, BlueChip Picks, TCA, Tim Surrett, Metcalfe Mandolins, Clark Mandolins, Sorensen Mandolins, Richard Foulk, Peter Wilkerson, and Chris Young.

This project is dedicated to the memory of Steve Sutton.
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  • Members:
    Darren Nicholson
  • Sounds Like:
    Traditional, instrumental bluegrass.
  • Influences:
    Osborne Brothers, George Jones, Bill Monroe, Lee Ann Womack, Carl Jackson, Van Morrison, Louvin Brothers, Merle Haggard, Flatt & Scruggs, Jimmy Martin, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Eagles, Allman Brothers, Johnny Paycheck
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    09/08/19
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