“Life Goes On” by the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer® Wins the 2012 IBMA Recorded Event of the Year Award

Photo by Alane Anno
 
“Life Goes On”
by the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer® Wins the 2012 IBMA Recorded Event of the Year Award
 
 
Nashville, TN (October 3, 2012) — Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce the song, “Life Goes On” by the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer® (MACC) was awarded the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association’s RECORDED EVENT OF THE YEAR Award.  It was presented during the IBMA Awards Show held last week at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.  “I
am honored to accept the IBMA RECORDED EVENT OF THE YEAR award on
behalf of the artists, producers and songwriters of the song ‘Life Goes
On’ and for everyone involved in the entire album,” said
Darrel Adkins this week.
 
“Life Goes On” was written by Dale Pyatt and Steve Thomas and includes the incredible talents of:  Carl
Jackson, Ronnie Bowman, Larry Cordle, Jerry Salley, Rickey Wasson,
Randy Kohrs, D.A. Adkins, Garnet Bowman, Lynn Butler, Ashley Kohrs, Gary
Payne, Dale Pyatt, Clay Hess, Alan Bibey, Jay Weaver, Ron Stewart and
Jim VanCleve
– many who joined Adkins on stage to accept the honor.
 
The album, LIFE GOES ON was recorded live during the annual MACC festivals from 2006 – 2011 with the exception of the award-winning song “Life Goes On”
that was recorded at Randy Kohrs’ Slack Key Studio in Nashville, TN.
Rural Rhythm Records recently released a video of the song that can be
viewed on the Musicians Against Childhood Cancer website at
BluegrassClassic.com.
 
LIFE GOES ON picked up four other IBMA nominations this year including: “Beyond the Sunset” with
Doyle Lawson, Russell Moore, Jamie Dailey & Josh Swift receiving
two Nominations – Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year and Recorded
Event of the Year.  “Old Violin” by Larry Cordle & Michael
Cleveland also received a nomination for Recorded Event of the Year
resulting in three nominations in the same category.  “Manzanita”
by Tony Rice, Josh Williams, Aaron Ramsey, Aubrey Haynie & Rob
Ickes received a nomination for Instrumental Recorded Event of the Year.
 
Darrel and Phyllis Adkins founded
Musicians Against Childhood Cancer in honor of their daughter, Mandy who
lost her battle with cancer on November 25, 2000. Proceeds from the
annual festival and album benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
in Memphis, Tennessee. For more information on Musicians Against
Childhood Cancer, please visit their website at
BluegrassClassic.com.

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