Category: ANNIVERSARY

May 14 Sierra Hull and Justin Moses married

Sierra Hull and Justin Moses married, May 14, 2017 in a small, private ceremony at an historic home in Brentwood, TN. Justin and Sierra had known each other for many years, but only began dating more recently. They perform on the road in Sierra’s touring show, so togetherness is how they live their lives. Sierra

February 28, 1958, school Bus #27 hit the rear end of a tow truck

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.

November 1 Seldom Scene formed

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.

October 25 Mom and Pop Lewis wed

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

October 18 Bill Monroe wed Caroline Minnie Brown

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

October 12 Happy Anniversary Larry and Pam Sparks

  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