A Hillbilly Tribute to Mountain Love is the second album by American band Hayseed Dixie, released in 2002 (see 2002 in music).
*Dale Reno – mandolin
*Don Wayne Reno – banjo
*John Wheeler – bass, violin, acoustic guitar, vocals
*Producer: John Wheeler
*Engineer: John Wheeler
*Design: John Wheeler
*Photography: John Wheeler
*Promoter: Alan Rommelfanger
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Hayseed Dixie is an American band which began in the autumn of 2000 with the release of their first album, A Hillbilly Tribute to AC/DC. The band performs a mixture of cover versions of hard rock songs and original compositions in a style that is a unique fusion of bluegrass and rock music and are acknowledged as the creators of the musical genre, "Rockgrass". The band's name is a play on the name AC/DC and was originally AC/Dixie, but they were forced by lawyers from Sony Music to change it. Claiming to hail from Deer Lick Holler, Appalachia, the band has played over 1,000 live dates in 29 different countries since 2001.
While the band initially received considerable morning-show radio play and sold over 250,000 albums in the US in 2001 - 2003, and toured the US club circuit extensively during that time, Western Europe has shown them the most enduring appreciation and they have played almost every major European festival, including a Main Stage appearance in 2005 at Glastonbury. Attesting to their cross-genre appeal, they are the only band ever to headline English festival stages at both Donnignton Castle Download Festival and the Cambridge Folk Festival. In September 2005 they held their own festival Loopallu in Ullapool, Scotland, which has become an annual event. In June 2007 they appeared on the opening day of the Download Festival and played at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark and the Wickerman Festival in Scotland in July 2007.
Continuing to always push boundaries in extreme and often absurd ways, Hayseed Dixie will release an album comprised almost entirely of songs in the Norwegian language, titled "Sjt Munchs Drikkeklubb Band" on April 11, 2011. A German language record is also rumoured to be in the works.
Among others, BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine is a fan of their work and infrequently plays a tune by the band. The group recorded the "When you wanna hear great music..." jingle for his daily radio show.
Kerosene Brothers is the band's alter-ego project; they released the album Choose Your Own Title under that name in 2003 on Koch Records.
Current band members
* John Wheeler (credited as Barley Scotch) – vocals, acoustic guitar, violin, founding member
* "Reverend" Don Wayne Reno – banjo, founding member
* "Deacon" Dale Reno – mandolin, acoustic guitar, founding member
* Jake "Bakesnake" Byers – acoustic bass guitar
Former band members
*Rusty Horn (as Cooter Brown) – acoustic guitar, founding member
*Kurt Carrick (as Kletus) – acoustic bass, founding member
*Mike Daly (as Wilson Cook) – Dobro, founding member
*Jason D Smith – bass
*Jeff Williams – bass
*Chad Mize – bass
*2006: No Sleep Till Liverpool (DVD) – A 2005 concert tour to support A Hot Piece of Grass. Includes a cover of AC/DC's "Hells Bells", several music videos and a segment about the origins of the band.
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