Volume 4

What are people saying about this album? 

I am very excited to be spinning the brand new album by the Crooked Pine Band from the mountain peaks and coves of the Transylvania County area, N.C., including a generous dose of classic West Virginia tunes---from a romping Elzic's Farewell to a refreshingly warm take on Hazel's Clay County Miner. This album is a pure joy for any fan of West Virginia or good-old-Appalachian-American music. Straight from the heart...
-Sam P

I had this treat arrive through my letterbox yesterday. Fourth CD, made, as some of you know, by my good friends from North Carolina THE CROOKED PINE BAND. Is it their best album? With five hearings so far, I'm leaning towards a big YES! It has a timeless feel to it and a sense like it was made by four friends who care deeply about this music. Which of course is the case. Others here reading this will also own this disc --- what do you think ?
-Andy T

Sounds like bad ass mountain Old Time to me! Cool versions of these songs too!  -Ty G

Hey thanks for sending me the CD.  I finally got to listen to it today it sounds great! You guys recording process is getting so much better. I loved Troy’s banjo playing all over the place. The album was really nice, lots of really sweet moments too! Good for you guys.
-Laura B

Volume 4 was the perfect soundtrack for driving through the Smokies. –David H

Received your CD Friday and listened to the whole album on my drive to Rocky Mount this morning. Big smile! Well done! – Mark S

I have all the Crooked Pine CDs and this is by far the best! –Eddy B

So…Farewell Trion made me want to dance. I’m Still Here makes me smile; Red Rocking Chair is awesome, really like Diggin’ on the New Railroad. The sound quality is smashing. Overall, a fantastic CD. Congrats, what a great effort. – L.A.

You guys sound fantastic! Great energy,  great music. Now how ‘bout that! – Mo C

Love the order of the album, and the order of the tunes. The album stays interesting from the beginning to the end. It has a great old time feel with freshness to it. –Sam S

Volume 4 is in heavy rotation on my commute to and from work. Great job. – Mary C.

Hi Andy,
Many thanks for passing me a copy of Crooked Pine Band. Have been playing it all this morning while doing a bit of admin on the computer. Will you send my thanks and regards to your friend Frank and let him know how much I enjoyed this album. As you know I am not an “Americana” folk and country expert but this music appealed to me in so many ways. I enjoy music that is traditional and reflects social history and the band’s album ticks all those boxes while recognizing its influences and roots. Also, great sleeve notes. Again thanks to Frank and those guys in Crooked Pine
Cheers - Bill

Most peaceful ride to work I've ever had - partly due to the beautiful weather, but mostly due to these amazing guys on the new album I just received in the mail from Crooked Pine String Band! Thank you Frank McConnell for your kindness. This album sounds great Marion Boatwright & Craig Bannerman! For my friends who haven't had the pleasure of knowing these guys - enjoy a little something from their last record - Dawn A

Great tunes by talented folks! I’ve been listening to this a lot in the car, and particularly like the Brand New Tennessee Waltz. Highly recommended! – Jack C