New Tradition, The


  • From Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Formed in 1988 and won “best band” at the SPBGMA awards show. This led to a record contract with the gospel music giant, Brentwood Music, the label’s first bluegrass act.
  • 1990, released Bluegrass Gospel At Its Finest (Brentwood).
  • 1991, released Seed of Love album (Brentwood).
  • Danny Roberts (mandolin) is married to the former Andrea Campbell of Petticoat Junction.
  • 1993, released Closer Than It’s Ever Been album (Brentwood).
  • 1994 lineup: Danny Roberts (mandolin), Ray Cardwell (bass), Ken White (guitar) and Richie Dotson (banjo).
  • 1997, released A Piece at a Time album (Pinecastle).
  • 1998, released Daddy on His Knees album (Pinecastle).
  • 1998 lineup: Roberts, Aaron McDaris (banjo), Daryl Mosley (bass) and Jamie Clifton (guitar).
  • 1999, released Stand & Be Counted album (Mountain Home).
  • 1999 lineup: Roberts, McDaris, Clifton and Brandon Rickman (bass).
  • 2000, released Cradle Cross Crown album (Mountain Home).
  • 2000, broke up for good.
  • 2002, Mosely joined the Osborne Brothers.
  • 2004, Roberts joined The Grascals.
  • 2004, Mosely formed a duo with Tim Graves.
  • 2016, Cardwell formed a new band called Tennessee Moon.