Tag Archive: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Jul 23

Quick Hits 8

Picture This (11th Hour) 11th Hour’s sophomore release from Crossroads, Picture This, takes the next step in quality from their rookie recording on the label, Steppin’ Out, despite a change in two thirds of the trio’s vocal lineup.  Amber Eppinette is the group’s mainstay, and is once again featured with her pen as well as her …

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Aug 13

Quick Hits 3

It’s time for another edition of Quick Hits, where I cover CDs that have come to my attention recently, but for which I haven’t had time to write a full review. This is the 2012 bluegrass edition of Quick Hits!  Enjoy, and don’t be afraid to give your thoughts on these recordings if you have …

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Jan 17

Top 100: #21 Gospel Parade (Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver)

Release Year: 2001 Album Rank for Group: #1 of 7 Here’s a blurb: For over thirty years now, Doyle Lawson, leader of one of the most respected bands in bluegrass, has kept a toe in the waters of southern gospel.  For one recording, Quicksilver dove right on in.  The prominent piano and convention style may …

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Dec 14

Top 100: #31 There’s a Light Guiding Me (Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver)

Release Year: 1996 Album Rank for Group: #2 of 7 Here’s a blurb: There’s a Light Guiding Me is an outstanding collection of 14 songs, eight of which are a cappella, and all of which are flawlessly executed.  Doyle Lawson the music fan reaches back into his childhood and draws heavily from the singing convention …

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Oct 31

Top 100: #51 He Lives in Me (Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver)

Release Year: 2006 Album Rank for Group: #3 of 7 Here’s a blurb: He Lives in Me is vocally the best-sounding gospel album in the extensive discography of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver.  The two a cappella numbers (see “Knock my socks off”) were both written by band members.  The majority of the songs are convention-style …

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Oct 10

Top 100: #63 Help Is on the Way (Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver)

Release Year: 2008 Album Rank for Group: #4 of 7 Here’s a blurb: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver’s most recent entry on this list follows the same formula as most of his albums: hard-driving bluegrass numbers, convention-style singing, and tender country ballads.  But this album has something none of his others have had: a big southern …

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Sep 20

Top 100: #70 Thank God (Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver)

Release Year: 2003 Album Rank for Group: #5 of 7 Here’s a blurb: This is the last gospel album recorded with Quicksilver’s best lineup intact.  At this point, their blend had become flawless, and the high-flying harmonies are on full display.  Several great convention-style barn-burners set the tone, and a couple of syrupy sweet slow …

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