“ROU 0044 was first released in 1975, and served as the bluegrass public’s first experience of Crowe’s new band, and for many, their first introduction to the musical genius of Tony Rice, Ricky Skaggs, and Jerry Douglas, all very young men at that time. The album also introduced – or reintroduced – bluegrass lovers to a series of songs that are now considered standards…”

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