ABOUT "I'm Home"...
The new single from Carl Towns, is a heartfelt song about going home after a long while, with some regrets, but fond memories overall. This single, is the title cut of the new project by Carl, and features 12 songs. Eleven of which were written by Carl.
The project is a dream come true, as he was able to record with some of his Bluegrass Heroes. The project is recorded at Red Roof Recording, headed up by Dale Perry, and co-produced by same.
Joining Carl on the project is the aforementioned Perry, as well as Kenny and Amanda Smith (appears courtesy of Farm Boy Records) on Guitar and Vocals, respectively, and Alan Bibey (appears courtesy of Billy Blue) on mandolin. The full project is scheduled for release early next year. This single, available now to DJs all over the world, will release on November 3rd, 2023 on all digital services. And currently, folks can preorder the project on Carl's website and receive an exclusive early bird download of the MP3 single.
I'm Home...Just in time for the holidays.
About Carl Towns...
Carl Towns is a singer, songwriter and minister, who loves to share the gospel through music.
He has been singing since the age of 3, and playing mandolin since the age of 10. He is also proficient in Guitar, Bass, and Resonator Guitar.
Carl performed with his family in churches, singing the old hymns and Bluegrass Gospel songs. Later the family reformed as "The Bluegrass Harmoneers", touring for over 15 years at festivals and concerts, playing bluegrass music across the southeast and into parts of the northern region of the USA.
He formed Cherokee Wind in 1998 after a stint with Greenback Records, touring overseas as a country artist.
Afterwards; he performed in various outfits as Mandolin player or bass player and vocals.
"My voice is my real instrument." Carl has stated more than once.
Carl has won awards for his guitar playing and singing and songwriting.
Carl's songwriting spans the gamut of musical genres. From Blues, to Country to Bluegrass. He performs solo work, sharing his song variety and performs with his Bluegrass band called Upward Road.
A BAND OF BROTHERS
Upward Road is Carl's band, whose main mission is to "sing the Gospel". Through song and testimony, Upward Road can be categorized as "Positive Bluegrass". They perform songs, (some are secular) which encourage and lift up the listener. There are no murdering, or drinking songs in our repertoire. Cause, "Mama don't allow no murderin songs 'round here."
Carl is now accepting bookings for the 2024 season.