Bluegrass On The Move

Whether it’s by train or by plane, bluegrass songs love to feature a man on the move. Whether it’s going back to the old home place or on the road to nowhere, some of bluegrass’s most iconic songs talk about going from one place to another. Some excellent jams on this list include Hot Rize’s “Midnight on the Highway,” Norman Blake singing “Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains,” and Tim O’Brien covering Gordon Lightfoot’s “Early Morning Rain.” Enjoy this list of Bluegrass on the move!

David Chernack

David Chernack is a fiddler, mandolinist, and guitarist from the Hudson Valley. Trained as a classical violist, David found out about bluegrass music in high school and despite his best efforts has been unable to kick the habit in adulthood. He picked up mandolin and guitar in college in Boston, where he studied environmental science and music. While not at his day job or pickin' 'grass, David also enjoys birdwatching and wrenching on cars.

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