HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Ed Ferris born, August 12, 1934 bass player with the Tennessee Cut-Ups, Virginians and with many other artists.
Category: AUGUST BIRTHDAYS
Remembering Paul Craft (August 12, 1938 – October 18, 2014) was an American singer/songwriter. Craft was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame on October 5, 2014.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Dewey McPeak born, August 12, 1941 of The McPeak Brothers were a popular bluegrass trio from Wytheville, VA, comprised of banjo/guitar player Dewey, bassist/guitarist Larry and guitarist/lead vocalist Mike.
Happy Birthday August 12- Scott Brannon is the lead singer and guitar player of The Scott Brannon Band who is highly regarded for their style of traditional bluegrass music.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dennis Jones, August 12, 1956, was born in Boiling Springs NC. He served as both an on-air host and the station’s technical director for WNCW radio studio in Spindale, NC and one of the hosts of Goin’ Across The Mountain. Studio B with Dennis Jones as sound engineer at WNCW’s Studio B was a
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Steve Dilling born August 5, 1965, a founder of the group Sideline, spent 21 years playing banjo with Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, but had to give up the road life citing health issues as the reason. Steve played banjo, sang harmony and, for the last six-plus years, was IIIrd Tyme Out’s
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Steve Dilling born August 5, 1965 Steve Dilling spent 21 years playing banjo with Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, but had to give up the road life citing health issues as the reason. Steve played banjo, sang harmony and, for the last six-plus years, was IIIrd Tyme Out’s prominent emcee during the
Remembering the BIRTHDAY of Jimmy Martin (August 10, 1927 – May 14, 2005) known as the “King of Bluegrass” made frequent appearances on the Louisiana Hayride and Wheeling, West Virginia’s WWVA Jamboree (renamed Jamboree U.S.A. in the 1960s), as well as the Grand Ole Opry. Martin was famous as a dangerously unpredictable but August 10,
First Mercury recording session by the Stanley Brothers, August 9, 1953
Remembering Jerome John “Jerry” Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American musician best known for his lead guitar work, singing and songwriting with the band the Grateful Dead, which came to prominence during the counterculture era in the 1960s. Though he disavowed the role, Garcia was viewed by many as the