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Bluegrass Large Family Band – Foggy Mtn. Rock

An evening pause: Hat tip Tom Biggar, who notes pointedly, “Must be something wrong with this – it looks like a bunch of deplorables having a good time.”

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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  • wayne

    “…a bunch of deplorables having a good time.”

    The Best Bluegrass Clog Dancing Video
    [“Music Makers of the Blueridge”]
    David Hoffman
    featuring Bascom Lamar Lunsford
    South Turkey Creek, North Carolina (1965)

  • Jeff

    Y’all c’mon down to my neck of the woods if’n ya wanna hear stuff like this regularly.
    Host of the second longest running live show on radio (next to the Grand Old Opry) , the Saturday morning “Merry-Go-Round”.

  • wayne

    Good stuff. Definitely deplorable!

  • Robert Jay. Port Washington

    That’s. Great. These young musicians are going to be a force in the Bluegrass Music scene.
    I wish them all the best.
    I hope to see them perform at the Grand Ole Opry soon.

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