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I’m Really Late for the Dance on This One—“Here Today”

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Jul 12, 2020 - 6:10:39 PM

Bill Rogers (Moderator)

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23785 posts since 6/25/2005

Maybe Rounder sought to match the success of The Bluegrass Album.  But this one turned out to be a one-off. No Monroe material and great singing. Obviously the instrumental chops were there, but that doesn’t seem to be the emphasis.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tjyPZflsoXc

Edited by - Bill Rogers on 07/12/2020 18:16:00

Jul 13, 2020 - 6:34:13 AM

1241 posts since 1/31/2011

That's solid. Good reference to The Bluegrass Album Band. It's good to see and hear Vince Gill.

Jul 14, 2020 - 1:29:39 PM

4165 posts since 6/15/2005
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Hey Bill, I got this album when it came out in 1983 and it quickly became (and remains) one of my favorites. The way I play "Billy in the Low Ground" was heavily influenced by Herb Pedersen's Scruggsy arrangement (in other words, I stole it).

In 1983, Vince Gill was still best known for his time with Pure Prairie League a couple of years earlier and had a few years to go before morphing into *****VINCE GILL****. He sure does a great job on this album.
 

Edited by - arnie fleischer on 07/14/2020 13:30:57

Jul 15, 2020 - 7:17:50 AM

1945 posts since 2/10/2013

I became a Vince Gill fan when I listened to the CD "Here Today". This combination of musicians only got together for this one CD. A lineup of fine musicians and singers.

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