Larry Cordle -Tales From East Kentucky
  • Yardbird
  • Where The Mountain Lilies Grow
  • Bluegrass Junction
  • Lawrence County Seat
  • Old Men
  • We Blame The Devil
  • A Large Detroit American Automobile
  • Scared The Hell Out of Me
  • Back When
  • Anything Worth Doing
  • Bandit

Album Release: Tales From East Kentucky
Nashville, Tenn. (July 6, 2018) – Kentucky Music Hall of Famer, three-time Grammy Nominee and multi-IBMA award-winner LARRY CORDLE is back with another strong collection of original tunes titled TALES FROM EAST KENTUCKY. The album is now available for purchase, streaming at major retail outlets. Radio programmers can download the album at

Cordle takes listeners down a Kentucky road as he co-wrote all tracks on the album including six songs with his good buddy Larry Shell. Other co-writers include: Donna Ulisse, Trey Hensley, Connie Leigh, Jenee Fleenor, Brandon Rickman, Jim Rushing, and Donnie Clark.

Musicians include Cordle’s band members from Lonesome Standard Time: Mike Anglin, Chris Davis, Kim Gardner and Jody King along with guests Ron Block, Mike Bub, Aubrey Haynie, Jenee Fleenor, Clay Hess, Chris Latham, Clay Hess, and Rob Ickes. Guest vocalists include: Don Rigsby, Jerry Salley, Val Storey, Jenee Fleenor, Val Storey, Donna Ulisse, Angie Prim, Brandon Rickman, Josh Swift, and LST member Chris Davis.

01 – Yardbird (2:52) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell
02 – Where The Mountain Lilies Grow (3:31), Donna Ulisse, Larry Cordle
03 – Bluegrass Junction (2:15) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell, Trey Hensley
04 – Lawrence County Seat (2:51) Connie. Leigh, Larry Cordle
05 – Old Men (2:48), Larry Shell, Larry Cordle
06 – We Blame The Devil (3:58) Larry Cordle, Jenee Fleenor, Brandon Rickman
07 – A Large Detroit American Automobile (2:35) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell
08 – Scared The Hell Out Of Me (4:10) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell
09 – Back When (3:01) Larry Cordle, Larry Shell
10 – Anything Worth Doing (3:02) Jim Rushing, Larry Cordle
11 – Bandit (3:31) Larry Cordle, Donnie Clark

The album was produced: Larry Cordle for Wandachord Productions. Please visit Larry Cordle at,, and

Larry Cordle-Yardbird

Nashville, Tenn. (April 27, 2018) – Larry Cordle has announced a new radio single “Yardbird” from his upcoming album, Tales From East Kentucky, releasing in June on Mighty Cord Records. Radio programmers can download “Yardbird” at AirPlay Direct or by request.

Cord explained the quirky song saying, “I had told my best friend and most frequent co-writer Larry Shell the title of this song several years ago, but we could never seem to get a start on it. While traveling to the IBMA World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, NC, I believe in 2015, I started humming this little melody that became the chorus. Suddenly…the words, that eventually became the chorus, popped right in my head! I picked up my cell phone and quickly recorded it before I gave myself a chance to forget it. I pulled off the road and sent my little rough phone recording via text message to Shell. He sent me back a smiley face, so I knew he liked it. The very next time we got together that autumn, we finished ‘Yardbird’ while laughing our rear ends off. I hope you enjoy this little piece, which tells the story of a chicken’s demise, my grandmother Polly’s way, all the way through dinner on Sunday during my childhood.”

Cordle is still regularly appearing on the bluegrass charts with his Grammy nominated Best Roots album, Give Me Jesus. Two tracks from this highly successful gospel project have debuted this month on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Gospel Chart – “Family Bible” and “This Blood’s For You.”

Today, Dave Adkins and Larry Cordle hit the #1 spot for the third time on the Bluegrass Today 20 Songs chart with their original tune, “Blood Feud” that appears on Adkins’ current album Right Or Wrong.

Cordle is a three-time Grammy nominee, a multi IBMA award winner and one of Nashville’s most accomplished Singer-Songwriters. He has penned mega hits such as “Murder on Music Row” and “Highway 40 Blues.” His songs have been recorded by artists such as Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, Rhonda Vincent, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Trisha Yearwood, Diamond Rio, Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins and Reba who landed in the same Grammy Best Roots Gospel Album category with him this year.

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