On this week's Bluegrass Breakdown: It's the natural number between 12 and 14, but it's far more than that. Through the ages, it has been shunned and feared for its sinister qualities. It's a number that engenders stifling superstition — two digits that just ooze bad luck, and are a harbinger of dreadful things to come. Superstion, bad luck and dread! No wonder the number has provided fertile ground for bluegrassical exploration.
With the help of Don Rigsby, Well Strung, the Boxcars, Katie Penn and Tasty Licks, we'll be venturing into the spooky world of thirteens.