THE RENO FAMILY
“Sundown and Sorrow”
RECORD LABEL:Man-Do-Lin Productions
“Sundown and Sorrow” is a deeply emotional love song that speaks of devotion and lost love for the love of his life. The artist is left with just memories and sadness of days gone by. Cowboy Copas originally recorded this song and released it in 1946. Hank Williams also recorded this song as a demo in 1949 before his death and the song was released in 1953. The Reno name has been recognized, respected, and appreciated for all their contributions over many decades in Bluegrass and Country music. Father, Don Reno and sons Ronnie, Dale and Don Wayne have carved out a very special place, especially in the Bluegrass genre, that has garnered multiple hit records, awards, special achievements, and most of all the hearts and admiration of music lovers all over the world.
KEY SELLING POINTS
- Don Reno was an American bluegrass and country musician and banjo player; joined Bill Monroe's BlueGrass Boys in 1948, later formed a duo with Red Smiley.
- Inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame in 1992, received the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America's Bluegrass Pioneer Award in 1984.
- IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year (with Red Smiley) in 1969 and 1970, and Mandolin Player of the Year in 1990.
- Don began performing with his sons Ronnie, Don Wayne and Dale in later years.