One of the fondest memories of a misspent youth was hearing John Hartford live for the first time at a county fair in southern Missouri. It was a beautiful sunny day and in that too short set I gained a new level of appreciation for bluegrass. Hartford’s incredible musicianship and wry sense of humor were being applied […]
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Geoff Union, guitarist and fearless leader of Colorado’s Ragged Union, offers this report from their current tour of Great Britain. We’ve made it to roughly the halfway point of our 2 week tour – here’s a little update on how things are going: The British […] The post Ragged Union does Old Blighty appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Colorado’s Ragged Union is in London, kicking off a two-week tour in the UK that will take them to Liverpool, Leeds, Lancaster, and Whitby. Along the way they’ll have shows for the British Bluegrass Music association in Tamworth, and perform US-style bluegrass at the Musicport Festival and the […] The post Ragged Union touring in the UK appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Is the entire catalog of late ’60s and 1970s rock music being converted to bluegrass? The Hillbenders have recut Tommy as a bluegrass opry, and Town Mountain has a Grateful Dead tribute EP coming out next month. And now there’s this video of Ragged Union […]
Dana Milbank makes a good point. Obama was a teensy bit overmuch at one point in his State of the Union address to Congress when he ragged on about his two big wins. But he wins. Like, get used to it: His cocky, colloquial cadence was a bit much, but it’s hard to deny Obama [...]
In March of 1863, a fugitive slave named Gordon found his way to the Union Army lines in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Exhausted from his efforts to escape his slaveholders and their dogs, he showed up in tattered rags. When doctors examined...Show More Summary
Yeah, when I first read this, I had to keep checking that it wasn’t written by someone from the Soviet Union’s old state-sponsored Pravda propaganda rag. But, no it’s the New York Times editorial board, writing a piece that would bring tears of joy to the eyes of Paul Joseph Goebbels. Apparently, the Obamacare-inspired unemployment […]
Drip… drip… drip. That rabble-rousing socialist rag the Financial Times investigates, and discovers “an early deal by Bain Capital marked by unlawful suppression of a pilot’s union”: The first leg of Mitt Romney’s journey to a private equity fortune ran between Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas and the Tonopah Test Range, deep in [...]
Union Rags came to New York as a Belmont Stakes hopeful. He returned home to Fair Hill, Md., as the top 3-year-old in training.
Despite the last-minute pullout of Triple Crown-hopeful I’ll Have Another, NBC’ broadcast of the Belmont Stakes, which was won by Union Rags, drew a 5.4 overnight rating/13 share for the race portion, up 13% from last year’s race on NBC and up 74% from the 2010 race on ABC. Show More Summary
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Union Rags narrowly beat Paynter at the line in a photo finish, winning Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, the third leg in the Triple Crown. While Saturday’s race was overshadowed by the absence of I’ll Have Another, the stallion who won the first two legs of the Triple Crown, Union Rags and the rest of the field [...]Show More Summary
Union Rags picked up where I'll Have Another left off — coming from behind to catch at Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in a Triple Crown race.
Another exciting finish.
The Associated Press reports: Union Rags nipped Paynter at the wire in a photo finish Saturday to win the Belmont Stakes, beating a field without Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another, who was retired with an injury the day before. The finish was another thriller in the final le …
The departure of I'll Have Another and thus the lack of a Triple Crown bid turned the Belmont Stakes today into just another horse race, but it still proved to be a dandy. Union Rags nipped Paynter at the wire in a photo finish. A crowd of 85,811 cheered...
The 138th running of the Kentucky Derby will begin at 6:24. Among the favorites in the 138th running of the Derby are Union Rags, trained by Michael Matz of Barbaro fame, at 9-2; Bodemeister, 7-1; Gemologist, 8-1; Take Charge Indy,....
Ladies and gentlemen, start your mint juleps. Here’s Smooth Bobby Farley’s Derby picks: Union Rags Alpha Take Charge Indy Take it to the bank. Do not take to any reputable bank. Will resemble actual order of finish only coincidentally.