Down Harmony Road is a tasteful selection of harmony duets played and sung by "Ragged But Right" -Arnie Naiman and Kathy Reid-Naiman. Included are songs from the old time classic recording era learned from The Delmore Brothers, Uncle Dave Macon, Charlie Poole, Riley Puckett, The Boswell Sisters, The Hickory Nuts, Whitey & Hogan, The Carter Family, Washington Phillips and Lou Carter. In addition are two newer gems from Lori Holland, and Rick Speyer.
They are joined by the fine playing and singing of Ken Whiteley, Victor Bateman, Chris Coole, Finest Kind and James Stephens.
Instrumentation accompaniment varies to included, guitar, banjo, dulcimer, fiddle, slide guitar and mandolin and bass.
“Arnie and Kathy sound like they have been singing their whole lives...and they pretty much have. This is a wonderful and tasteful collection of songs and old time harmony duets.” David Holt
" “Down Harmony Road” is old time music at it’s finest. Kathy and Arnie make old songs new while demonstrating their love and virtuosity of playing and singing styles along with good taste and accessible arrangements. I can’t think of anyone I’d rather listen to." Cathy Fink
" .. they certainly chose some great sources to learn from. And it doesn't just have some good singing-almost every song is a gem ......
Even if you think you know all of these songs and would probably prefer the original recordings to any possible modern cover you ought to buy this CD." Pete Peterson The Old Time Herald
Arnie Naiman is known for his clawhammer banjo playing and has recorded with Canadian old time musicians Chris Coole, The Banjo Special, and Erynn Marshall and recently on Old Time Banjo Festival- Rounder Records.
As a duo they have been involved with Toronto's folk music scene for over 30 years performing in various clubs, camps and festivals.
Kathy Reid-Naiman is well known throughout North America for her many award winning Children’s Music recordings produced by Ken Whiteley.