Stoney Creek announces A Miner’s Life album, drops new single and video for “I Wish I Had A Lifeline”MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (June 18, 2021) – “This is going to put Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band on the map,” Annette Grady said on Aug. 28, 2020, when premiering the single “A Miner’s Life” on the Bluegrass Jamboree. “The song is wonderful. I am expecting it to do really great things for Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band.”Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band has announced the June 25 release of a new studio album, A Miner’s Life. The album builds on the momentum of its title track. The latest single from the full-length album is “I Wish I Had A Lifeline,” written by Mike Henderson. The song blends a Southern Gospel feel and vocal arrangement with Stoney Creek’s traditional bluegrass sound. Stoney Creek’s rendition includes lead vocals by Brett Smeltzer. A music video for the song is now available to accompany the radio single.During the fall of 2020, Stoney Creek’s recording of “A Miner’s Life” spent five weeks at No. 1 on the Roots Music Report’s Top 50 Bluegrass chart. The song spent six weeks at No. 1 on the Bluegrass Jamboree’s Top 15 chart. “A Miner’s Life” was featured on West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s Inside Appalachia program and was among the top played songs for 2020 on numerous bluegrass radio stations. By April 2021, “A Miner’s Life” reached No. 1 on the Fan Voted Chart, a rigorous process that includes passing through ten levels of voting.