The Best New Bluegrass Albums
New albums from talented upstarts—plus one grande dame—find fresh inspiration in a classic American style.
By Scott Frampton
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the September 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
For a primer on contemporary bluegrass, check out Vincent's 14th solo album, Destination Life (Rounder). The nine-time International Bluegrass Music Association Award winner began her career at age 5 (playing with her Missouri family's band, the Sally Mountain Show). Now 47, she's a master of both breakneck-speed reels and high-lonesome ballads.
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