Alternate Take: Country Roots Reborn - The Rock and Roll Report
The Carolina Chocolate Drops — banjo player Dom Flemons and fiddlers Rhiannon Giddens and Justin Robinson (they all sing and juggle guitar, Autoharp and percussion) — reignite a vintage outsider music: the early-20th-century jump and lamentation of black country string bands from North Carolina’s Piedmont region. The Drops’ marvelous new record has a proud and [...]