Down the Old Plank Road: The Nashville Sessions

A host of new and established country, bluegrass and roots music artists have joined forces with the world renowned Chieftains for a series of historic Nashville sessions celebrating the ties tht bind Ireland's enduring musical heritage to the heartland of America.

Titled 'Down the Old Plank Road' and set for release on RCA Victor, September 17, the album's fourteen tracks feature performances by Vince Gilll, Martina McBride, Lyle Lovet and Patti Griffin. Legendary instrumentalist Earl Scruggs as well as the eclectic Bela Fleck are also highlighted, as are the bluegrass virtuosos Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs, Alison krauss and Jeff White. 'Down the Old Plank Road' also spotlights special guests john hiatt along with the duos Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings and Buddy and Julie Miller. The album is produced by Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney.

Track Listing
  1. Down The Old Plank Road . - John Haitt, Bela Fleck , Jeff White and Tim O' Brien
  2. Country Blues. - Buddy and Julie Miller
  3. Sally Goodin. - Earl Scruggs
  4. Dark As A Dungeon. - Vince Gill
  5. Cindy. - Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder
  6. Molly Ban. - Alison Krauss
  7. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down. - Lyle Lovett
  8. Bela's Reels. - Bela Fleck
  9. Whole Heap Of Little Horses. - Patty Griffin
  10. Rain And Snow. - Del McCoury Band
  11. I'll Be All Smiles Tonight. - Martina Mc Bride
  12. Tennessee Stud. - Jeff Whiteo
  13. Katie Dear. - Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
  14. Give The Fiddler A Dram (Finale). - Various