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Hillbilly Hemingway
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The Day That Lester Died (feat. Claire Lynch)
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Used To Be (feat. Dale Ann Bradley)
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A Child Again (feat. Kathy Chiavola)
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Never Looking Back (feat. Lynn Morris)

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    Bluegrass guitarist and mandolin player Mark Newton came from a musical family: his father played mandolin, guitar, and fiddle and his mother was an accomplished pianist. Newton took the stage with his father at the age of 14, leading to his involvement in many groups in the '70s and early '80s, including Cabin Hill, the Knoxville Grass, and the regionally successful Heights of Grass. In the mid-'80s, he joined the pioneering contemporary bluegrass band the Virginia Squires featuring future headliners Sammy Shelor, and Rickie and Ronnie Simpkins. Their tenure on the Rebel labe... Read more

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