Tom Breiding

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This is a very special time for me right now as three years of work at the Appalachian Institute and with United Mine Workers of America have culminated in a very special project I call River, Rails or Road. The 18 track album is one that has evolved and has been shaped by my work and travels in my home state of West Virginia. And through it all, I had the interest of Jeff Sewald, a filmmaker who captured each chapter of this incredible journey. The accompanying film also traces my steps from my hometown of Wheeling to my Nashville songwriting days, the road that led to the priveldge I have today to speak for so many who are voiceless and to lend my talents for a cause I believe to be just. And the road goes on. And I'm ready to ride...