The Ebony Hillbillies – 5 Miles from Town (EH Music)

The latest recording by The Ebony Hillbillies, a group that self-identifies as “the premier African-American string band in America,” is defiant on multiple levels. Listeners to 5 Miles from Town may find themselves internally debating matters of authenticity (the musicians use traditional instrumentation such as shaker and washboard, but hail from New York City), as…
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