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With over 10,000 views, our featured video is our arrangement of "Spooky" from our latest digital EP project - "Retro" released April 2018!
This duo delivers!
RagTop is the Roanoke, Virginia based signature cover acoustic duo of Jim and Renee Oliphant. RagTop performs Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Blues, R&B and classic American Standards with earthy, acoustic styling focusing on the signature riffs and melodies that make your favorite songs memorable while keeping the arrangements organic, smooth and richly expressive!
RagTop has appeared several times on WSLS TV Channel 10 NBC Roanoke, VA and WSET TV Channel 13 Lynchburg, VA and has also appeared on WJHL TV channel 11 CBS Johnson City, TN and radio programs including 96.3 FM/1370 AM Austin, TX - WUVT Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA - WVRU Radford University, Radford, VA and BlogTalk Radio and performs around 200 shows a year! (Click here for list of media appearances)
New digital EP - "Retro"
We are excited to announce the release of “Retro” our 3rd album in 4 years! The songs and our arrangements on this album pay homage to our greatest influence - the acoustic music of the late 60s and 70s.
The “Retro” EP has 5 tracks (6 songs total – one track is a medley with two full songs!). “Retro” is exclusively a digital download and is available now on our website at https://www.myragtop.com/music And a shout out to our daughter Heather Oliphant for the album artwork!
You can listen to the songs from the new album, download the FREE liner notes and get your copy for only $4.95 on our music page > Get RagTop Music Now!
Word on the street
Here is what people are saying about RagTop:
(click here to read more reviews on our Press Kit page)
"RagTop is an excellent example of artists that send you back in time with their renditions of tunes we all grew up with. Always passionate with their performances and guaranteed to make you follow them."
-Art Mendoza/Accomplice Entertainment Austin, TX (partner with Grammy Award winning producer Lawrence Cohn)