“Welcome to New York”
RECORD LABEL:Pinecastle Records
LOCATION:Greenville, South Carolina
Paying homage to the Bill Emerson original, the Pinecastle Records stable of pickers drops this version of “Welcome to New York” in anticipation of the company’s upcoming new full-length on its popular thematic “Bluegrass” collaborations, Bluegrass 2022 (Pinecastle, 6/3). Originally recorded in ’70, the song begins in the key of D and features an unusual chord progression incorporating a G minor chord after D-C-G-D.
KEY SELLING POINTS
- Track and album features Scott Vestal, in close collaboration with The Trailblazers' Jonah Horton, and Cody Kilby (The Travelin’ McCourys), Byron House (The Sam Bush Band), Tim Crouch (Dolly Parton), and Randy Kohrs (Tom T. Hall)
- Bluegrass 2022 is a continuation of Pinecastle's popular and award-winning collaborative instrumental bluegrass series