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Billy Strings Unveils New Covers Album With Father and Bluegrass Musician Terry Barber

On his thirtieth birthday, Grammy-winning musician, singer, and songwriter Billy Strings introduced the discharge of his debut album co-written and co-produced along with his father, Terry Barber. The album Me/And/Dad arrives on November 18 through Rounder Data. The album contains new renditions of fourteen bluegrass and nation songs that Strings and his father have been enjoying collectively since Strings was a toddler.

Two of the covers, launched beneath, are the bluegrass traditional “Lengthy Journey Dwelling” (with the video directed Roger Pistole and Scott Mele) and George Jones’ “Life To Go.”

After ending the album, Strings mirrored on the expertise, saying, “So long as I can bear in mind, I needed to make a file with my dad. I’ve been burning up and down the highways the final 12 years, and as time slips away, you begin pondering, ‘I have to make time.’ It’s been a bucket checklist factor for me, one thing I’ve been afraid I wouldn’t discover the time to do. And that scared me; not doing this file scared me.”

Renewal, Strings’ earlier album, obtained widespread acclaim and was one of many high 50 most performed albums on Americana radio in 2020. Within the years following his 2017 debut, the Michigan-born, Nashville-based musician has received a number of awards and accolades, together with Greatest Bluegrass Album on the 63rd GRAMMY Awards and Artist of the 12 months on the 2022 Americana Music Awards.

ME/AND/DAD Tracklist

1. Lengthy Journey Dwelling (bluegrass conventional)

2. Life To Go (written by George Jones)

3. Approach Downtown (written by Doc Watson)

4. Little Blossom (written by Hank Thompson)

5. Peartree (written by Arthel Lane “Doc” Watson, Gaither Carlton)

6. Stone Partitions and Metal Bars (written by Ray Pennington, Roy Eugene Marcum)

7. Little White Church (written by Eugene Wellman)

8. Dig A Little Deeper (In The Nicely) (written by Jody Emerson, Roger Bowling)

9. Wandering Boy (written by A.P. Carter)

10. John Deere Tractor (written by Lawrence Hammond)

11. Frosty Morn (bluegrass conventional)

12. I Haven’t Seen Mary In Years (written by Damon Black)

13. Little Cabin Dwelling On The Hill (written by Lester Flatt, Invoice Monroe)

14. Heard My Mom Weeping (written by Carl Story, Lowell Blanchard)

Billy Strings Tour Dates

October 6—Austin, TX—Stubb’s (SOLD OUT)

October 7-9—Austin, TX—Austin Metropolis Limits 2022

October 13—Austin, TX—Stubb’s (SOLD OUT)

October 14—Austin, TX—Austin Metropolis Limits 2022

October 15—Oklahoma Metropolis, OK—The Criterion (SOLD OUT)

October 29—Asheville, NC— Enviornment (SOLD OUT)

October 30—Asheville, NC— Enviornment (SOLD OUT)

October 31—Asheville, NC— Enviornment (SOLD OUT)

November 3—Kalamazoo, MI—Wings Occasion Heart

November 4—Saginaw, MI—Dow Occasion Heart

November 5—Pittsburgh, PA—Petersen Occasions Heart

November 9—Rochester, NY—Blue Cross Enviornment

November 11—Uniondale, NY—Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

November 12—Philadelphia, PA—The Met (SOLD OUT)

November 13—Philadelphia, PA—The Met (SOLD OUT)

November 16—Richmond, VA—Virginia Credit score Union LIVE! (SOLD OUT)

November 18—Washington, DC—The Anthem (SOLD OUT)

November 19—Washington, DC—The Anthem (SOLD OUT)

November 29—Oslo, Norway—Rockefeller Music Corridor

November 30—Copenhagen, Denmark—Vega

December 1—Stockholm, Sweden—Slaktkyrkan (SOLD OUT)

December 3—Berlin, Germany—Columbia Theater (SOLD OUT)

December 4—Amsterdam, Netherlands—Melkweg (SOLD OUT)

December 5—Cologne, Germany—Die Kantine

December 7—London, UK—O2 Discussion board Kentish City (SOLD OUT)

December 8—Manchester, UK—O2 Ritz Manchester

December 9—Dublin, Eire—The Academy (SOLD OUT)

December 11—Glasgow, UK—Galvanizers Yard (SOLD OUT)

December 30—New Orleans, LA—Lakefront Enviornment

December 31—New Orleans, LA—Lakefront Enviornment (SOLD OUT)

February 2—Broomfield, CO—1STBANK Heart (SOLD OUT)

February 3—Broomfield, CO—1STBANK Heart (SOLD OUT)

February 4—Broomfield, CO—1STBANK Heart (SOLD OUT)



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