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Great Northern Railroad

by The High 48s

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The High 48s' sixth release, is a collection of original, classic and out-of-the-way train songs. Recorded in Nashville over the winter of 2014, with the help of Grammy-winning producer Randy Kohrs (Jim Lauderdale), Great Northern Railroad features songs from the likes of Greg Brown, Robin and Linda Williams, Becky Schlegel, Darrell Scott and the 48s' own Anthony Ihrig and Eric Christopher.


released May 2, 2014

Produced by Randy Kohrs and The High 48s
Recorded and mixed by Randy Kohrs at Slack Key Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Assistant engineer: Rich Bradford
Mastered by Randy LeRoy at Airshow Mastering, Takoma Park, Maryland
Cover art and layout by Richard Borge
Band photo by Sarah Kieffer


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The High 48s Minneapolis, Minnesota

Formed in Minneapolis, MN in 2006, The High 48s were thrust onto the national scene in 2008 after winning the prestigious RockyGrass Bluegrass Band Competition in Lyons, CO. With members who honed their craft touring with acts such as Special Consensus and the James King Band, they combine a healthy respect for tradition with a desire to create original music, true to their upper-Midwestern roots. ... more

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