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Our featured video is from our new 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  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!

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)


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 and get your copy for only $4.95 on our music page > Get RagTop Music Now!



You can get behind the scenes with RagTop by joining our mailing list and get a FREE download from our upcoming digital EP release!

RagTop on the Radio

NEW! RagTop was the musical guests on the Dr. Karpel show on BlogTalk radio in Austin, TX on Sunday February 4, 2018 -  7 PM (EST) / 6 PM (CST)

RagTop was  featured on 101.5 FM the Mountain Roanoke, VA and Fainting Goat Studio's “Artist of the Week” show Sunday May 21st  and Sunday July 2nd at 6:50 PM  - if you missed it live you can listen below!

RagTop's recently recorded arrangements of "People Get Ready" and "Spooky" are now in rotation on  Foxy's Radio 24.7 streaming radio!

January 2018! RagTop's songs "Landslide" (Stevie Nicks cover) and “Dog and Butterfly” (Heart cover) are now in rotation on streaming radio on Foxy's Radio 24.7!

RagTop's song "People Get Ready" was featured on a special holiday edition of Saturday Night Soundtrack on Thursday November 23rd 9:30 PM MST/8:30 CST and 7:30 PM EST. KVNF FM covers Western Colorado.

Listen to RagTop's Interview on Backstage Indie music blog with Jonathan Nadeau September 11, 2017


The "Buzz"

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RagTop in the studio finishing our new album!

Great afternoon in the studio at Fainting Goat in Bedford, VA - we have finished recording our new EP. We will have one more editing session to walk through everything one last time and then we will be ready for…

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"Missing you now, thinking of us then. Oh how I wish I could see you again"  - RagTop '"Missletoe and Memories" Christmas 2017