WHAT THEY ARE SAYING ABOUT DARYL MOSLEY

“Daryl Mosley has evolved into one of the most critically-acclaimed artists in Bluegrass and American Roots genres” – The Country Note

“Gentle voiced (think Don Williams), Daryl evokes feelings we can all relate to.”    - Dave Allen, Country Music People

""Daryl Mosley's 'Small Town Dreamer' is quite simply the greatest new reason to proclaim yourself proud to be a lover of country music." - Alan Crackett, music journalist

"Concise short stories in the tradition of Flannery O’Connor and Raymond Carver. Small Town Dreamer is a master class in economical storytelling" - Robert J Cannon, Music Matters Magazine

Keenly observant songs about living and growing up in rural small-town America and keeping the old values and traditions alive in this ever-changing world. Plaintive storytelling nestled within expert musicianship and spare instrumentation which allows his spirit to shine through and illuminate the musical landscape, Daryl Mosley remains poetically committed to his vision, resulting in an album that lodges in the subconscious.” – Alan Cackett, British journalist

"Imagine Norman Rockwell providing lyrical ideas for Bill Monroe, and you may get an idea of what transpires on Daryl Mosley’s Small Town Dreamer. Mosley offers up original tunes that are richly-told short stories that examine the characters and traditions of small town life in precise, often heartbreaking detail." - Bob Cannon, The Country Note

“Mosley’s warm vocals, his knack for telling a great story, guest vocalists including Irene Kelley and Jeanette Williams, and his band’s straight-ahead, waste-no-notes tunes propel The Secret of Life, delivering comfort and down-home advice and reflections. There’s no secret at all here about Mosley’s affection for a good song well-played.”  – Henry Carrigan, No Depression Magazine

"If the songwriting Mosley were a pitcher in the major leagues, he would be the 1934 version of the St. Louis Cardinals’ Dizzy Dean. That is saying something." - Mississippi Chris Sharp, The Bluegrass Standard

“A gentle-voiced tenor and superb songwriter.” – Robert K. Oermann, MusicRow

"(Daryl Mosley songs) capture a low key peacefulness loaded with deceptive simplicity that so many modern folkies try for but can't reach... a magnificent way to present a trip through the good ole days without being mawkish or falsely sentimental. A real winner" - Chris Spector, Midwest Record Entertainment

"Daryl Mosley is easily one of the most inspired modern singer-songwriters in whatever genre you put him in and sings with a blessing that might just come from another world." -Bill Bentley, Americana Highways

“With The Secret Of Life, Mosley steps into the solo spotlight with a collection driven by sincere, compelling storytelling built on a solid bluegrass foundation. A native of Waverly, Tennessee, Mosley writes, sings and plays from a Southern small-town perspective.”  – Austin Carlyle, Music Matters Magazine

“Daryl Mosley is the kind of singer/songwriter we all aspire to be.  He can weave a song from start to finish in a way that makes you think he lived or was a witness to every story he sings about. - Jimmy Alan Stewart, award winning songwriter

“Daryl is a gifted songwriter and storyteller who paints vivid pictures of life as it could be, used to be, or might have been. The experiences of life, work, faith, and love that resonate so strongly in this community are the very foundation of his songwriting. Daryl writes about real, salt-of-the-earth people and their personal struggles and victories on life's journey.” – Stewart Fenwick, Country Music & Dance (Scotland)

“A back porch set all the way, there’s enough deceptive genre splicing here to keep you from labeling it with easy descriptors.  Killer stuff custom made of any fan of top shelf songwriting.”  - Chris Spector, Midwest Record Entertainment

"Daryl Mosley's songs are like a heartfelt conversation with a cherished friend. Each track on his new project "The Secret of Life" offers a glimpse of real life that speaks to the soul. The images in his lyrics paint the backdrop, and his voice is the brushstroke that brings the scene alive. I love singing with Daryl and am honored to be a part of this collective masterpiece!"  - Jeanette Williams, IBMA award winner

"(His songs) are not only memorable and melodic, but kindled with compassion. Mosley's humanity and humility makes these life lessons well worth learning."  - Lee Zimmerman, American Songwriter Magazine

"The theme from start to finish centers around Daryl’s one-of-a-kind storytelling and his chameleon-like ability to segue gently through multiple genres." - CashBox Magazine

“When I think of talented songwriters who always create strong emotion in their songs, Daryl Mosley is right up there with the very best of them. He is a songwriter’s “songwriter.” One of my personal very favorites. From his huge Gospel hit, “The Blind Man Saw It All” (recorded by southern Gospel fan-favorites The Booth Brothers), to the cleverly written Farm Hands hits’ “Hillbilly Graham” and “I Can’t Go Home Anymore,” he always reaches hearts with the words he pens. A master at marrying a strong melody with just the right lyric, Daryl is easily one of the finest songwriters in our business.”  - Jerry Salley, award winning songwriter

“Story-songs, morality plays, songs with a message- they're all a part of Daryl's oeuvre, rhythmically set to a bluegrass beat. Mosley shines, playing to his strengths. He's an excellent vocalist and an artful songwriter.”  -Stacy Harris, Stacy’s Music Row Report

"“Small Town Dreamer,” it’s beautifully written and sung, and a wonderful reminder of Daryl Mosley’s excellence." - Ron Wynn, Tennessee Tribune

"Daryl Mosley the songwriter is so good at creating a musical sketch of a moment full of truth that Daryl Mosley the singer can bring it to life". - Parcbench.live

"Daryl Mosley has been making great contributions to country and bluegrass music for 3+ decades as a great songwriter and musician behind so many well-known award winning songs. Also principal composer and voice leading bluegrass stalwarts, “New Tradition” and “The Farm Hands”. Glad to see Daryl stepping out front and center with his first solo project of more top notch and heartfelt originals. This record is just what bluegrass music needs right now more than ever."  - Irene Kelley, singer/songwriter

“Mosley has some serious word-weaving skills to bring out a story in song."  - Mississippi Chris Sharp, The Bluegrass Standard