Cathryn Craig & Brian Willoughby
Pigg River Symphony
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A love letter and a tribute to the musical traditions of my Father's youth. Tracked live direct to mini-disc, these songs, performances and stories are a bare-boned and true document of family life in Appalachia, Franklin County, Virginia at the turn of the twentieth century. Guests on the record are Brian Willoughby, Clive Gregson, Michael Snow, Kathy Chiavola, Adie Grey, Pat McInerney, LeAnn Etheridge, Mary Dawson, Susie Monick, Arvel Bird, Austin Cunningham and the highlights are the family tales that include a real-life encounter with the great Cecil Sharp.
Reviews For "Pigg River Symphony"
"…do yourself a favor and indulge…a lovely album that is deserving of a follow-up…"
"…well thought out and charmingly executed…"
"…an all-encompassing masterpiece…a must for anyone interested in American roots music…."
"…roots music at its most personal and involving…"
'…pure and intimate…lifts her work to another level…"
"…this is a masterpiece, REAL country music…"