MP3 Barry and Holly Tashian - Long Story Short
The Tashian''s seventh duet album is an acoustic blend of Americana, bluegrass, swing, rock, gospel and country dance originals with Mike Compton (mandolin), Mike Henderson (slide guitar), Matt Combs (fiddle), Ross Sermons (bass) and Kenny Malone.
11 MP3 Songs in this album (34:24) !
Related styles: COUNTRY: Americana, COUNTRY: Bluegrass
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Barry & Holly Tashian are duet singers, songwriters and touring musicians. They have performed and recorded together since 1972 and continue to perform together as a duo, a trio (with bass) or a foursome (with mandolin/fiddle).
The Tashians have recorded seven albums (three on Rounder Records with producer Jim Rooney) since 1989. In 1994 their album “Straw into Gold” was awarded Country Album of the Year (NAIRD). And in 1998 their album, “Harmony” was nominated for Bluegrass Album of the Year by the Nashville Music Awards. They have performed together on numerous TV shows (Grand Ol’ Opry Live) and radio shows (A Prairie Home Companion) and festivals worldwide.
As songwriters, Barry and Holly have written for Kenny Rogers, Solomon Burke, Ty England, Daniel O’Donnell, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Roland White, Kate Brislin and Jody Stecher, and many others.
Barry first won national attention with his legendary rock group, The Remains, recording an album on Epic Records at age 19 when the band appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and Hullabaloo. In 1966 The Remains toured with the Beatles, as the opening act on The Beatles'' North American tour.
From 1980-1989, Barry was a member of Emmylou Harris’ Hot Band, appearing on countless television and radio shows as vocalist and guitarist. He recorded 10 albums with Emmylou Harris during this period. Before that, he recorded with country rock innovator Gram Parsons on Gram''s debut album "GP".
Barry and Holly have recorded with Tom Paxton, Charlie Louvin, Nanci Griffith, Iris DeMent, Suzy Bogguss, and Delia Bell.