Harlan Road, the new album from Progressive Bluegrass band, NewTown, was released earlier this year on Mountain Home Music’s label. I have to be honest and admit that I was not too excited about reviewing a Bluegrass album, even if presented to me as “Progressive”. I quickly forgot that genre-placement upon hearing the first track, “All I Can Take”, wondering why country radio is not playing these songs and why have I not been well-acquainted with NewTown before reviewing this album?
NewTown hails from Lexington, KY, which makes me ashamed even more to admit that I had not heard their music considering that Lexington is a mere 80 miles East of where I live.
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