Frankfort's own 'No Tools Loaned' Bluegrass Band Releases First Recording
The 'No Tools Loaned Band', a Franklin County, KY-based bluegrass band, has released their first recording, No Tools Loaned. The effort features 12 songs, three of which were written by NTL. No Tools Loaned is available on CD and cassette at personal appearances by the band or on the internet at www.cdbaby.com/notoolsloaned. The band appears frequently at popular bluegrass/folk festivals in and around Kentucky.
The 'No Tools Loaned' Band has been performing for the last three years, and is one of the area's premier bluegrass bands. Their unique mix of original songs, hot new bluegrass tunes, classic rock and folk, and western swing puts a fresh face on the traditional bluegrass sound. Tom Adler, co-host of WRVG radio, says "You've really got to hear 'No Tools Loaned' to appreciate their "third-generation" approach to bluegrass music, and this great CD will give you that opportunity. This band from Frankfort, Kentucky has made a great impact on their audiences in the two years they've been together. They manage to blend each member's deep respect and knowledge of bluegrass tradition with the whole group's up-to-date attitude and sparkling fresh sound. Jack, Paul, Wesley and Scotty are all seasoned veterans when it comes to picking and singing. Versatility, creativity, and experience are evident on every cut -- so put the CD in your player, kick back, and enjoy the unforgettable sounds of No Tools Loaned."
'No Tools Loaned' was recorded at Germfree Studio in Lawrenceburg, KY under the guiding hand of producer, recording engineer and mandolin player Paul Douglas Williams. The 'No Tools Loaned' Band consists of Scotty Campbell on banjo and vocals, Paul "D" Williams on mandolin and vocals, Wesley "The Wes Man" Atha on guitar and vocals, and Jack Burch on bass fiddle and vocals.