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Five Songs by Cumberland River Band included on episodes of FX TV Show JUSTIFIED
The FX Network’s hit TV show, JUSTIFIED will include original songs by Kentucky bluegrass group, CUMBERLAND RIVER BAND. Since that announcement, the show has added additional songs from the band that will be featured on the following episodes:
Episode 4 “For Blood or Money” airing Wednesday, March 2, 2011 will feature an instrumental version of the band’s original song, “Justified.”
Episode 9 “Brother’s Keeper” airing Wednesday, April 6, 2011 will feature four songs: “Ridge Runner,” “Wild Berries,” “My Dad,” and “Kentucky Mountain Home.” More info
JUSTIFIED is the brainchild of Producer GRAHAM YOST who has certainly welcomed the CUMBERLAND RIVER BAND into the fold saying, "From the moment a bunch of us writers and producers heard the Cumberland River Band perform in Harlan, I thought we should somehow get them involved in the show. Their music has all the dexterity and intricacy you expect from bluegrass, but it also has an emotional drive, an urgency, that I just knew would fit well with what we're trying to do on JUSTIFIED."
"This music has a beauty and a diversity all onto itself. The Cumberland River Band works, because it becomes a character of the show, just like the actors, and the writers. When music works, you feel it, it doesn't disrupt, but creates a new magic. It is the music of the Cumberland River Band and of this culture that makes it work so well with JUSTIFIED,” said Greg Sill, Music Supervisor.
Band members, JAMES DEAN, DUSTIN MIDDLETON, JAMIE STEWART and JOSEPH JONES co-wrote “Justified”;
THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS calls JUSTIFIED “the best dramatic series on TV” with THE KANSAS CITY STAR saying “excellent…
The CUMBERLAND RIVER BAND includes the talents of JAMES DEAN, JOEY JONES, JAMIE STEWART, DUSTIN MIDDLETON, ANDY BUCKNER, and GERALD JONES. For MEDIA & RADIO inquires for The Cumberland River Band, please contact Hope River Entertainment.
For more information on FX's JUSTIFIED, please visit www.fxnetworks.com