Fiddle & a Song One cut makes this a must-buy: "Sally Goodin," on which Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs, both of whom spawned the genre, meet for the first… Fiddle & a Song One cut makes this a must-buy: "Sally Goodin," on which Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs, both of whom spawned the genre, meet for the first… Byron Berline Country
Music Review

Music Review: 'Fiddle and a Song' (1995)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: Byron Berline; Genre: Country

One cut makes this a must-buy: ''Sally Goodin,'' on which Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs, both of whom spawned the genre, meet for the first time since 1948. It's 4 minutes and 59 seconds of pure goose bumps. Otherwise, fiddler Berline's latest is a letdown: too many quick cameos (Vince Gill, Mason Williams) and silly novelty numbers. B-

Originally posted Sep 08, 1995 Published in issue #291 Sep 08, 1995 Order article reprints
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