Catch of the Day – Tyminski – “Bloodline” [AUDIO]
Today we feature an artist whose “day job” see’s him backing one the greatest bluegrass artists of all time, and who has released three solo albums. He has also provided one of the singing voice for the biggest “bluegrass movie” ever.
Dan Tyminski spends a great deal of time being one of the greatest musicians you may never have heard of. Born in the “blue-grass challenged” state of Vermont, Tyminski is best recognized as the guitarist for Alison Krauss and Union Station, and has made a career of being a guitarist’s guitarist. He was honored by the Martin Guitar Company with his own personal version of the Martin D28 Dreadnaught, called the Tyminski custom edition.
Tyminski has released three solo albums, 1985’s Green Mountain Bluegrass, 2000’s Carry Me Across The Mountain and 2008’s Wheels, and prior to his time with Union Station, spent time with The Lonesome River Band. His greatest solo success though, came not under his name, but as the singing voice for Ulysses Everett Mcgill, George Clooney’s character in the movie O Brother Where Art Though? In 2000, the Single “Man of Constant Sorrow” from the movie’s soundtrack garnered Tyminski a CMA Single of the Year, IBMA Single of the Year, and a Grammy Awards for Best Country Collaboration and Album of the Year. All in all, Tyminski has won 16 Grammy Awards for his solo projects and group collaborations.
Tyminski recently his fourth solo album, set for release later this month. We have the lead single from the album, titled Southern Gothic, in our spotlight today. Brought to you by All American Car Wash of Lawton, Tyminski and “Bloodline” is today’s Catch of the Day, new music you haven’t heard, but you’ll want to hear it again.
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Today’s Key Word: “BLOOD”