"Lights of Home"
Released in early 1998, this was the Gurley's first
recording as a duo. The response to this music has
been amazing. They still have people telling them
that it rarely leaves their CD changer. The songs
range from the thoughtful and poignant "Dancing
with You In My Heart" to the comical "Brother
Got The Brains", both original tunes. Interspersed
are a few instrumental pieces drawing from Celtic and
old-time traditions. Helping out are old friends Claire
Valine, Gray Granger, and Stephen Bennett. Mike Flynn
of the syndicated radio program "The Folk Sampler"
rates it highly and calls it "a nice collection
of what folk music can do so well".
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Deep Water - Sample mp3
Dancing With You In My Heart - Sample mp3
Sandy River Belle/New Camptown Races - Sample mp3
Erin's Green Shore
When My Morning Comes Around
Jesus keep Me Near the Cross
Working On A Building
Brother Got The Brains
Lights Of Home - Sample mp3
Hanged Man's Reel - Sample mp3
|| "October Winds"
Review of "October Winds" by Daily Press music critic Sam McDonald, Friday, May 24, 2002.
The most recent release (2002) takes it's name from one of the
original compositions included here. Working with
studio wiz Rob Ulsh, Bill and Pam are joined by an
amazing group of friends to produce a very nice follow-up
to "Lights of Home". Lending their talents
to this project are bassist Jimmy Masters, guitarist
Stephen Bennett, Jim Bennett on piano, Steve Smith
and Tom Espinola on mandolins, and an appearance by
Bruce Hornsby on his accordion. An awesome group of
talented players by any measure! The tunes include
several originals as well as the Gurley's unique mix
of folk, blues, and bluegrass. Pam's voice never sounded
better and Bill gets a real workout on guitar, banjo,
fiddle and mandolin.
Lord Franklin - Sample mp3
Shady Grove - Sample mp3
Shall We Gather At The River/Sweet By " By
October Winds - Sample mp3
Playing Through The Night
Face Of Appalachia
The Good Luck Road - Sample mp3
When You're Smiling
Fiddler's Heaven - Sample mp3
Fiddler's HeavenWhole tune - 2MB - Since this song was dedicated to the memory of John Hartford, the whole tune is being offered to fans in honor of the anniversary of John Hartford's death.
All of the Gurley recordings may be ordered by mail directly
from the artists.
Please send orders to: Bill and Pam Gurley
CD's are $15.00 each plus $2.00 each for shipping.
1501 Crawfords Corner Rd.
Lancaster, VA 22503
For more information:804-761-6356
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