Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage
The Grascals performed on Mountain Stage.
The Grascals performed on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage
- "Happy Go Lucky"
- "Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line"
- "Last Train to Clarksville"
- "Satan and Grandma"
- "Born to Boogie"/"Women I Never Had"/"All My Rowdy Friends" (Hank Willams Jr. Medley)
- "Sally Goodin' "
With pristine vocal harmonies and tons of energy, the bluegrass all-stars in The Grascals make their first appearance on Mountain Stage, playing songs from their latest record The Famous Lefty Flynn's. The group also puts its stylistic imprint on standard bluegrass fare ("Sally Goodin' ") and some surprising cover choices ("Last Train to Clarksville," "Only Daddy"). As of late, the band has been opening shows for Hank Williams Jr., so it took the opportunity on this night away from that tour to include a medley of some of Bocephus' best-known tunes.
The award-winning group is made up of Jamie Johnson on guitar and lead vocals, Terry Eldredge on guitar and lead vocals and Terry Smith on bass and backing vocals, plus mandolin player Danny Roberts, fiddler Jeremy Abshire and the group's newest member, Kristin Scott Benson on banjo.
This segment originally ran May 19, 2010.