“Blue Blue Ridge Mountain Girl”
RECORD LABEL:Mountain Fever Music Group
LOCATION:Stephens City, VA
The new single—Linda Lay’s Mountain Fever sophomore release—is “Blue Blue Ridge Mountain Girl,” a snappy mid tempo grasser from John Burns and Bruce Carpenter. It tells the familiar story of a woman who pines for her Appalachian home after moving to the city to find work so she raise her child as a single mother. —more at Bluegrass Today
KEY SELLING POINTS
- Linda has been singing the grass since she was a girl, performing with her family’s group in East Tennessee.
- As a young woman she led Appalachian Trail, a strong band that toured the southeast for 20 years, winning her fans everywhere they played.
- Lay, and company (with Springfield Exit) enjoyed being featured on many favored Cracker Barrel compilation releases in the early 2000's
- Linda is supported by David on guitar, Sammy Shelor on banjo, Aaron Ramsey on mandolin, Darren Beachley on reso-guitar, and Bryan McDowell on fiddle. She also plays bass, with David and Darren singing harmony.