We’d like to congratulate bluegrass legend Bobby Osborne, whose version of “White Line Fever” took the COLLABORATIVE RECORDING OF THE YEAR award at the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) annual awards ceremony last night. The song was produced by Compass Records co-founders Alison Brown and Garry West. Alison also appears on the track along with Tim O’Brien, Trey Hensley, Sierra Hull, Stuart Duncan and Todd Phillips on the updated version of the Merle Haggard classic.
In the instrumentalist categories, Missy Raines scored her 10th win as BASS PLAYER OF THE YEAR. Awards were voted on by the professional membership of the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA). The show was aired live on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction channel, and was available to livestream through: IBMA’s Facebook Live, YouTube, and via Swapcard, the official event platform for IBMA World of Bluegrass.
Watch Bobby Osborne’s video for “White Line Fever” HERE
Watch Missy Raine’s video for “Darlin’ Pal Of Mine” HERE
LISTEN/PURCHASE: Bobby Osborne – “WHITE LINE FEVER”
LISTEN/PURCHASE: Missy Raines – “WORLD TRAVELLER”