HAPPY ANNIVERSARY Earl Scruggs married Louise Certain, April 18, 1948 This is a wonderful video.
Congratulations to Joe Rucker and Becky Turner on their marriage March 21, 2018! We wish them a long and happy Bluegrass life!
Remembering February 28, 1958, school Bus #27 hit the rear end of a tow truck on U.S. 23 in Knotley Hollow, near Lancer (Floyd County), Kentucky, and plunged into the Big Sandy River. 26 students plus the bus driver died. This inspired the song “No School Bus in Heaven,” recorded by the Stanley Brothers.
Seldom Scene formed, November 1, 1971 by John Duffey (mandolin), John Starling (guitar and lead vocals), Ben Eldridge (banjo), Mike Auldridge (Dobro™), Tom Gray (bass). The name “Seldom Scene” was originally chosen because the group decided to stay at home and play once a week at a local club near their homes and day jobs.
Mom and Pop Lewis wed on October 25, 1925. They were the patriarchs of the family of gospel and bluegrass musicians from Lincolnton,Georgia. They are known as the “First Family of Bluegrass Gospel.” The Lewis Family’s original home, built by Pop, is currently being restored by Jeff and Sheri Easter. Sheri is the daughter of
Bill Monroe wed Caroline Minnie Brown, October 18, 1935 in Lake County Indiana. Carolyn Monroe was Bill’s first wife and the mother of James and Melissa. They married young and were eventually divorced on August 12, 1960. Here is an interesting interview. Lots of interesting stories http://yeahpot.com/monroe/bill.html
Happy Anniversary Larry and Pam Sparks, October 12, 1980. Throughout his long career Larry has stuck with what works, and this works! Larry Sparks is a dedicated leader for bluegrass music and one of the most widely known and respected touring musicians in bluegrass and gospel music today. Larry began his career in the
“Polka on the Banjo” by Flatt & Scruggs
September is now “Worldwide Bluegrass Music Month.”
September 1, 2013 Annette Grady began streaming 24/7 the best in Bluegrass, Bluegrass Gospel & Traditional Country 24 hours a day as owner of The Bluegrass Jamboree internet station in Princeton, NC at http://thebluegrassjamboree.com/ Annette writes on September 1, 2017, “4 years ago I was about as nervous as a cat in a room full