Irene Kelley - "Pennsylvania Coal" album review (Philly.com)


Nashville-based Irene Kelley, who hails from Latrobe, Pa., has had her songs recorded by Alan Jackson, Loretta Lynn, and other country stars. Pennsylvania Coal (Patio ***1/2), her first album in 11 years, is a wonderful reminder of just how good she is when she’s performing her compositions herself. It’s an exquisite mix of bluegrass, country, and folk, and it showcases the grace and depth of both her singing and her writing. ~ Nick Cristiano