Daniels Releases Gospel Bluegrass Album

Charlie Daniels released the gospel bluegrass album Songs From the Longleaf Pine on Tuesday (March 22) on Koch/Blue Hat. Familiar songs include “I’m Working on a Building,” “Keep on the Sunny Side,” “How Great Thou Art” and an instrumental version of “I’ll Fly Away.” Ricky Skaggs, Chris Thile, Rob and Ronnie McCoury, Mac Wiseman and Earl Scruggs also appear on the album. … In related news, other new releases include the soundtrack to the PBS documentary The Appalachians (Dualtone) and Dobro player Phil Leadbetter’s Slide Effects (Pinecastle).