The duo is comprised of 38-year music veteran and Virginian, Big John Talley, whose performance resume includes many appearances with Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys and at The Grand Ole Opry, as well as with Jackie Phelps (Hee Haw), Tater Tate and Jodi Rainwater. Guitarist Talley is joined by the talented a Award Winning singer Starlett Boswell, a talent since childhood recognized as bassist and vocalist previously with The Boswell Family Band.
“We’re super excited about our first release,” Big John said. “We love songwriting, and this is just the perfect bluegrass song to kick off our upcoming album.”
“This is definitely a dream come true,” Starlett said. “I’m excited for the music that we’re making.”
The new single “I’ll Have You Back,” was written by Starlett Boswell and Big John Talley. The guys on the recording are their “Dream Band.” Those “Dream Band” musicians also appearing on the upcoming record include: Jonathan Dillion (mandolin), David Carroll (banjo) and Ron Stewart (fiddle).
Stewart, bluegrass multi-instrumentalist and winner of IBMA Fiddle and Banjo Player of the Year Awards, wrote of their music, “Great original material, a couple of deep catalogue classics, some newer gems, great singing, great picking, good production, it’s all there.”
For more information about Starlett and Big John visit www.starlettandbigjohn.com