Through the Lens Amos Perrine presents his 10 favorite roots music albums of 2022, including Tami Neilson, John Moreland, and more With photos. On a sad personal note, Roland White passed away this year. He was a bluegrass legend. Bob Black’s biography, Mandolin Man: The Bluegrass Life of Roland White, is essential reading (ND review). And the many recordings he’s made are likewise essential listening, including his wonderful 1976 solo album, I Wasn’t Born to Rock’n Roll.