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Shady Grove Band

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About the video

The Shady Grove Band performs a driving bluegrass version of Roy Acuff's
"Streamline Cannonball" from their CD Out of the Blue, in concert at the
ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC, back in 2002 (or so). The band is: Charles Pettee,
mandolin /vocals, Jerry Brown, guitar /vocals, Adael Shinn, bass /vocals, and
John Boulding (banjo / dobro /vocals).

About the artists

The Shady Grove Band was a bluegrass quartet that played both traditional and
newgrass. They were founded in the early '80s by singer/guitarist Jerry Brown in
Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Other band members included singer/songwriter/bassist Adael Shinn, who was
born and raised in Kannapolis, North Carolina and got her start playing bass with
such artists as Earl Scruggs and John Hartford; Charles Pettee, who played
mandolin and also wrote many of the songs; and banjo picker Jason Shore.

Between 1985 and 1994, Shady Grove recorded four albums including The
Chapel Hillbilly Way.