Billy Strings And Father Terry Barber Share ‘Me/And/Dad’

Billy Strings and Terry Barber, ‘Me/And/Dad’ – Picture: Rounder Data (Courtesy of Sacks and Co.)

Me/And/Dad, Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician Billy Strings’ first album along with his father, Terry Barber, is out now through Rounder Data.

The product of a longtime dream, the file options new variations of fourteen bluegrass and nation classics that the 2 have been enjoying collectively since Strings was a younger little one.

In celebration of the discharge, the duo additionally debuted a brand new mini-doc, which captures Strings and Barber all through the file making course of. Strings was additionally not too long ago featured on CBS Sunday Morning talking with correspondent Conor Knighton.

Produced by Strings and Gary Paczosa and recorded at Nashville’s Sound Emporium Studio, the file finds Strings and Barber enjoying with acquainted ease, naturally buying and selling off leads each vocally and on guitar. Along with Strings and Barber, the album options an all-star band together with bassist Mike Bub, mandolinist Ron McCoury, banjo participant Rob McCoury, and fiddler Michael Cleveland in addition to particular visitor appearances by Jerry Douglas, Jason Carter and Strings’ mom, Debra Barber, who sings on the ultimate monitor, “I Heard My Mom Weeping.”

Reflecting on the mission, Strings shares, “So long as I can bear in mind, I wished to make a file with my dad. I’ve been burning up and down the highways the final 12 years, and as time slips away, you begin considering, ‘I must make time.’ It’s been a bucket record factor for me, one thing I’ve been afraid I wouldn’t discover the time to do. And that scared me; not doing this file scared me.”

Recognized for his electrical reside reveals, Strings will proceed his headlining tour subsequent 12 months together with 15 newly confirmed enviornment dates. Upcoming stops embody Nashville’s Bridgestone Enviornment (two nights, each offered out), Atlantic Metropolis’s Exhausting Rock Stay at Etess Enviornment (three nights), Charlottesville’s John Paul Jones Enviornment (two nights), Atlanta’s State Farm Enviornment, and Charleston’s North Charleston Coliseum (two nights), amongst others.

Buy or stream Me/And/Dad.