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Charles Wesley Godwin – ‘How The Mighty Fall’ Review

EF Country November 4, 2021

"Stirring pedal steel draws you further into the song and the production is so beautiful, you can’t help but get caught up in it."

Charles Wesley Godwin: How The Mighty Fall

Americana Music Show, November 28, 2021

"Even when the arrangement fills with instruments and electric guitars and a pedal steel (Read Connolly) drives the song, such as “Strong”, the message gets through."

Dan Getkin and the Twelve Six Will Have You “Feeling Good About the End Times” on New Album

Sound Scene Express, October 4, 2018

"Foot-tapping beats and killer, unapologetic guitar lines share space with gorgeous pedal-steel twang and classic wavering keys ... Other standouts include"Strong Words" (which features beautiful pedal steel from Connolly, clustered vocal harmonies, and bittersweetly descending melodies.)"

Chet Vincent Takes Flight on New Solo Record, “Where the Earth Opens Wide”

Sound Scene Express, February 12, 2018

"It’s dreamy and hazy, almost ambient at times, with a recurrent effect-heavy steel line that strongly recalls a sitar and repeated acoustic guitar strums that unwind beautifully."

"Yessir! Read Connolly is a badass"

Randy BaumaNn, WDVE Morning Show

Twitter, August 4, 2017

Beagle Brothers put lots of heart into 'Hearts Go By'

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 3, 2017

"The Beagles tackle marriage, divorce, childbirth and other life-changing events with skipping honky-tonk beats, catchy hooks, twangy harmonies and the warmth of pedal steel guitar."

Molly Alphabet Shines on Classic New EP, “Traces”

Sound Scene Express, May 11, 2017

"We start off strong with the title track, “Traces.” A lilting, head-nodding beat and pleasantly drawling instrumentals (especially Connolly’s steel) comprise a backdrop for some impressive lyrics."

Meet the BEagles

Pittsburgh City Paper, June 20, 2011

"'Waimea Bay' could have come straight out of a Hawaiian-music album, thanks to Connolly's genuine pedal-steel work..."

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