Label: Compass Records
At 85 years of age, Bobby Osborne of the famed Osborne Brothers is in terrific
voice in this great bluegrass release. He’s supported by an all-star cast of
Nashville bluegrass greats, too many to list.
1 – (4:00) They Call The Wind Maria* Grass’d up fast rendition of Paint Your Wagon tune.
2 – (3:26) Goodbye Wheeling* Mid-tempo Mel Tillis song about traveling on, fine.
3 – (4:30) Kentucky Morning* Slow, nostalgic ¾ time song of reflection, quite nice.
4 – (4:38) I’ve Gotta Get A Message To You* Mid-up take on Bee Gees song, nice.
5 – (3:04) Make The World Go Away* Slow rendition of Hank Cochran song, w/strings, fine.
6 – (2:34) Just In Case* Mid-tempo bluegrass love lament, solid.
7 – (2:33) Don’t Be Cruel* Punchy mid rendition of the Elvis Presley hit, fine.
8 – (2:58) Eight More Miles* Mid-up-tempo bluegrass tune about going home, lovely.
9 – (3:06) Country Boy* Pretty ballad to youth, cherished memories, slower tempo.
10 – (3:23) Pathway Of Teardrops* Slow trio vocals on this Osborne Bros. weeper, great.