Category: MAY BIRTHDAYS

May 30, 1981 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Joshua Grigsby

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Joshua Grigsby (May 30, 1981), Country Line lead singer, grew up in King George, VA, which is the gateway to the Northern Neck. His bluegrass influences came at an early age, helping his father, who was a waterman by trade, on the water fishing, crabbing and oystering. His father, James ‘Bubby’ Grigsby, would

May 30, 1955 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mike Snider

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mike Snider born, May 30, 1955 is an American bluegrass banjo player and humorist, performing on Hee Haw , at Opryland USA, and still performs regularly on the Grand Ole Opry. In 1983, he won the national banjo championship in Winfield, Kansas. He is also a gifted comedian and storyteller. His entire home

May 30, 1951 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Col. Jimmy Riddle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Col. Jimmy Riddle born, May 30, 1951. Thanks you for all the memories you captured for us through the years! Danny Paisley, doing a song for Col Jimmy Riddle Thank You Danny.. Posted by Mina Anderson on Saturday, February 6, 2016

May 30 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Josh Harris

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Josh Harris born, May 30, (Banjo, Dobro, Harmony Vocals) with Trinity River Band, an Americana, Bluegrass and Acoustic Roots band from Callahan, Florida, a family band consisting of dad and mom Mike and Lisa Harris (guitar and bass) plus kids Sarah (mandolin), Brianna (fiddle) and Josh (banjo.) They began performing together as a

May 29, 1948 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Jerry McCoury

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Jerry McCoury born, May 29, 1948 of The Del McCoury Band, a Grammy award winning bluegrass band. Originally Del McCoury and the Dixie Pals with Del on guitar and Jerry on bass, the band went through a number of changes until the 1980s when the band solidified its line-up, adding McCoury’s sons, Ronnie

May 28 HAPPY BIRTHDAY John Fogerty

HAPPY BIRTHDAY John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Together with Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, and his brother Tom Fogerty, he founded the band Creedence Clearwater Revival, for which he was the lead singer, lead guitarist and principal songwriter. The group had nine top-ten singles and eight gold

May 28 HAPPY BIRTHDAY May 28, 1948 Larry Gatlin

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Larry Gatlin (Gatlin Brothers), born May 28, 1948, is an American country music singer/songwriter. As part of a team with his brothers Steve and Rudy in the late 1970s, he achieved considerable success within the country music genre.

May 28, 1927 – December 26, 1993 Remembering John Palmer

Remembering John Palmer (May 28, 1927 – December 26, 1993), played bass with Don Reno and Red Smiley and the Tennessee Cut-Ups. He worked with Don Reno in the early 1940s; they played and sang together and won prizes at fiddlers’ conventions. They also played dances together. Palmer joined Reno & Smiley and the Tennessee

May 28 HAPPY BIRTHDAY “Jerry” Douglas

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Gerald Calvin “Jerry” Douglas (born May 28, 1956 in Warren, Ohio) is an American resonator guitar and lap steel player and record producer. In addition to his fourteen solo recordings, Douglas has played on more than 1,600 albums. As a sideman, he has recorded with artists Garth Brooks, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Phish,