Roger Williams | A Resophonic Retrospective

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A Resophonic Retrospective

by Roger Williams

Bluegrass and country instrumental recording featuring resophonic guitar, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, banjo and string bass.
Genre: Country: Bluegrass
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2. Bus Bounce
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4. Route 2 to Amherst
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5. The Water Is Wide
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8. Hard Times, Over Easy
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9. No One Now
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12. Waltz Before the Snow
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14. Sledd Ride
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15. Maggie Blues
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17. No One Will Ever Know
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Double-length CD with 20 tracks reflecting the trajectory of Roger Williams' lengthy career. Roger started playing the resophonic, Dobro style guitar in 1963, when he was just a young teenager. Within the first year, he had already debuted with The Lilly Brothers & Don Stover at the Hillbilly Ranch in Boston, Mass. where they had performed for nearly two decades. Since then he has gone on to perform and/or record with many well respected Bluegrass and folk acts on the national and international circuit, including Don Stover, White Mountain Bluegrass, Hazel Dickens, Joe Val, Bill Harrell, Delia Bell & Bill Grant, Southern Rail, Ray Legere (with Wyatt Rice and Mark Schatz), Mac Wiseman, The New England Bluegrass Band, Salamander Crossing, Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters, Slavek Hanzlik, Mark Erelli, and others. Career highlights include nine overseas tours with various artists and teaching workshops for Bluegrass Week at the Augusta Heritage Center in Elkins, WV.

The accolades he has received over the years are a testament to his musicianship. The liner notes on a recent Randy Spencer project read "When I sit in the control room and hear tracks that Roger is trying out on dobro, I know I'm in the presence of greatness. Characteristic of a short list of musicians, Roger doesn't merely play along or complement a song, Roger interprets. I don't even start a CD until I call Roger".

'Resophonic Retrospective' is a compilation of two previous projects: 1984's 'Fireball' and 1992's 'Rt. 2 To Amherst'. In addition, Roger has recorded 'River Of No Return', a collaboration with long time friend and musical associate Ray Legere. Recently he has been involved in CMH label's 'Pickin' On' series, where different musical genres are interpreted in the bluegrass vein, and most recently Roger has recorded a retro-country duet album with singer/bandleader Amy Gallatin of Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters, with whom he is currently performing, and is prominently featured on AG & Stillwaters' 'Phoenix'.

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