Lance Ledbetter

Lance Ledbetter and his wife, April, own the Grammy Award–winning label Dust-to-Digital. Their latest release, a collaboration with record collector Joe Bussard, is The Year of Jubilo: 78 RPM Recordings of Songs from the Civil War.
January 14, 2016

I don’t know if the term “Cosmic Southerner” is something I came up with or if I read it somewhere or heard someone say it, but it’s an idea I’ve carried with me for a long time. Pharoah Sanders, André 3000, and Benjamin from the band Smoke are true Cosmic Southerners. Atlanta’s Col. Bruce Hampton is another.