Rural Rhythm Records Press Release:
October 16, 2012
Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce today’s new album release, CHRONOLOGY, VOLUME THREE by the award-winning LONESOME RIVER BAND. A commemorative 3 CD Collector’s Edition of the CHRONOLOGY VOLUMES ONE – THREE is now available exclusively at the band’s live shows and on their website at LonesomeRiverBand.com. The CHRONOLOGY VOLUMES ONE – THREE albums are now available separately worldwide at Amazon, iTunes, and more retail sites.
Lonesome River Band held a fan choice poll this year that determined which songs would appear on CHRONOLOGY, VOLUME THREE. The stand out fan favorites that appear on the album include: Long Gone, Carolyn The Teenage Queen, Am I A Fool, Whoop and Ride, Money In The Bank, Stray Dogs And Alley Cats, Who Needs You, Harvest Time, Sorry County Blues, and Sittin’ On Top Of The World arranged By Lonesome River Band.
The band’s landmark three-album finale fell during the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) World of Bluegrass convention held last month in Nashville, TN where LONESOME RIVER BAND took home the 2012 IBMA for INSTRUMENTAL RECORDED PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR AWARD for their song “Angeline The Baker” from CHRONOLOGY VOLUME ONE along with band leader, SAMMY SHELOR winning his fifth IBMA BANJO PERFORMER OF THE YEAR AWARD. SHELOR also served as an Award Presenter and performed in an all-star banjo tribute to the late Earl Scruggs.
LONESOME RIVER BAND recently debuted their new Lifetime VIP Backstage Pass available now at their live shows and also available at their website. The band is also offering a special package bundle that includes: the VIP pass, 3-CD Set of the CHRONOLOGY album series plus a 30th Anniversary T-Shirt.
LONESOME RIVER BAND is lead by Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer, SAMMY SHELOR (Banjo, Harmony Vocals) who is joined by: BRANDON RICKMAN (Guitar, Lead & Harmony Vocals); MIKE HARTGROVE (Fiddle); BARRY REED (Bass, Harmony Vocals); and RANDY JONES (Mandolin, Lead & Harmony Vocals). For more information on the Lonesome River Band including upcoming tour dates, please visit LonesomeRiverBand.com.