“I tend to listen to a lot of singer/songwriters… people that are, you know, really writing and singing their own material.”
1. Can’t Let Go
by Lucinda Williams
from Car Wheels on a Gravel Road
And growing up?
“I had 5 or 6 albums that would just stay in a stack there. And that was Boone Creek…the [J.D. Crowe] 75 album, then I started really wearing out the Bluegrass Album Band stuff, but at the same time I was a huge Emmy Lou Harris fan…and Keith Whitley, I wanted to grow up and marry Keith Whitley.”
And the fiddlers who influenced the way you play today?
“People that I think are really serious fans will remember Scotty [Stoneman], but he doesn’t I don’t think get near the recognition he deserves these days.”
4. Oklahoma Stomp
from Live in L.A. with the Kentucky Colonels
5. Lee Highway Blues
by Stuart Duncan
“I’ve always been a huge fan of his playing and what he’s done in any setting.”
6. Heaven Sent
by The Steeldrivers