Distribution of Bluegrass: Brooks | WPLN News

Smaller and shallower than streams, branches or trails, they are revered for their babbling and have inspired righteous tunes. With the help of Paul Williams, the Foghorn Stringband, the Greenbriar Boys and John Reischman, we will be celebrating all kinds of streams.


  • Paul Williams & the Victory Trio: “Stay By the Brook” by Old methods and new paths(Rebel)
  • The Pine Hill Ramblers: “The stream” of Further up the river(Revonah)
  • The Bondville Boys: “Down By the Jenny Brook” by River grass(self-published)
  • Si Kahn & the Looping Brothers: “Brookside Strike” by Moulin d’Aragaon – Bluegrass recordings(Strictly Country)
  • The Foghorn Stringband: “Roving Gambler / Jaybird In the Ashbrook” by Rattlensake tidal wave(Foghorn)
  • Roger & JD Williams: “Bridge over Fawn Creek” from Roger and JD Williams(Happy Appy)
  • The Greenbriar Boys: “Katy Cline” by The best of the Vanguard years(Avant-garde)
  • Bill Clifton: “Give me your love and I will give you mine” from Around the world in Poor Valley(Bear Family)
  • David Grier: “Shadowbrook” by Free wheel(Roundness)
  • Jim & Jesse: “In the middle of the green fields of Virginia” by Masters of the Old Dominion(Chateau des Pins)
  • The Kruger Brothers: “Willie Moore” from Caroline’s Album, Vol. 2(Double time)
  • John Reischman: “Brooks” from North of the border(Roundness)
  • Larry Cordle & Garth Brooks: “Against the Tide” by Duets of all stars(Powerful cord)
  • Daniel Greeson: “The Greg Brooks Breakdown” from Completed Party(Patient)
  • Reno & Smiley: “Charlie Brooks and Nellie Adair” by 1951-1959(King)
  • Colebrook Road: “To Love Again” from On time(Mountain fever)
  • The McCormick Brothers: “Cherry Brook Rag” from Bluegrass invasion(self-published)

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