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If You Only Knew: The Best of Larry Rice

By Mandolin Cafe
September 17, 2014 - 9:00 am

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If You Only Knew: The Best of Larry Rice

If You Only Knew: The Best of Larry Rice

Charlottesville, Va. — Rebel Records has announced a September 30, 2014 release date for If You Only Knew: The Best of Larry Rice.

Rice, the brother of Tony and Wyatt Rice, passed away May 13, 2006 after a long battle with cancer. His legacy includes several superb bluegrass recordings that featured his singer/songwriter and mandolin talent.


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September 17, 2014 11:09 AM
Props to Rebel for releasing this compilation. Larry Rice was a hardcore and talented bluegrass mandolin player and singer/songwriter. I will never forget learning his kick-off to "Banks of the Ohio", the first cut on one of his brother Tony's albums. It was like a university level course in bluegrass mandolin solo construction, using all the tools in the bag, yet was neither fast, flashy nor musically intimidating.
The cut "Never Meant To Be" is one of the rare songs penned by his brother Tony.
Skip Kelley
September 17, 2014 01:16 PM
Larry is one of the greats! His playing was always accessible and fit whatever he was playing. Love his music!
September 18, 2014 12:39 AM
Nice to hear about this.
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