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RIP – Janice Paige

| February 12, 2009

I’m sorry to say that we received a call informing us that Janice Paige, Ralph’s wife passed away on Monday.  Ralph has provided sound for many of the Michigan bluegrass festivals, and is well known to Michigan bluegrassers. Janice had been ill for some time, and was a dialysis patient.  Please let those who will […]

RIP — Butch Baldassari

| January 13, 2009

I sometimes note the passing of those I know, and let the newspapers take care of the celebrities. However, the recent passing of Butch Baldassari is notable to anyone with interest in music. Mr. Baldassari was know to bluegrass fans for his work in the Weary Hearts. His founding of the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble show […]

Blue Moon

| August 5, 2008

Sorry to say, bluegrass lost a great friend Sunday with the passing of Paul “Moon” Mullins. Mr. Mullins was well known in the bluegrass community, probably best in Ohio where he was a radio personality for many years. You can see a sample of his work in this video: Mr. Mullins is the fiddler on […]

In Memory

| February 14, 2008

Frank Burns was a good old boy, one of the best of that kind.  He had his opinions, but he wouldn’t hurt a flea and he spread a lot of love.  GS3 was camping with us at Whispering Winds, known to some Michigan bluegrass fans as Wendy Smith’s place.  It was the July 4th festival, 2003.  […]