Grew up in the Appalachian mountains, his bio stresses that when he sings about the mountains and Appalchia it’s because he experienced that culture firsthand growing up. I’m very impressed by the three tracks that are available for download from his site and I am surprised I’ve never come accross AJ Roach before. His one release is called Dogwood Winter and is available through his site.
AJ’s got a great website with a great links section that I will be stealing ideas from all week long. Many of the artists he links to also appeare on Dogwood Winter; including Laurie Lewis, Nels Cline and Noe Venable.
Here’s three from Dogwood Winter: