NPR logo

Blue Highway's Red-Hot Bluegrass

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5068576/5069094" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Blue Highway's Red-Hot Bluegrass

Music

Blue Highway's Red-Hot Bluegrass

Blue Highway's Red-Hot Bluegrass

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5068576/5069094" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Three for Christmas

'The Christmas Song'

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5068576/5068579" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

'The Old Rugged Cross'

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5068576/5068581" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

'Silent Night'

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5068576/5068583" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

From 'Marbletown'

'Tears Fell on Missouri'

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5068576/5068577" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Blue Highway has been around for more than a decade. But the band is particularly hot at the moment. The CD Marbletown is topping the bluegrass charts and has been nominated for a Grammy.

Members of Blue Highway in a black-and-white photo.

Members of Blue Highway have a hit CD on their hands. hide caption

toggle caption

The group performs a great deal of original material, which is not the case with all bluegrass musicians. Blue Highway's founder, guitarist Tim Stafford, and dobro player Rob Ickes tell Debbie Elliott what's behind the music.

Purchase Featured Music

Marbletown

Purchase Music

Buy Featured Music

Album
Marbletown
Artist
Blue Highway
Label
Rounder Records
Released
2005

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.