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Blue Highway - 100% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1994, this contemporary bluegrass group comprises Tim Stafford (Kingsport, Tennessee, USA; guitar, vocals), Wayne Taylor (bass, vocals), Rob Ickes (b. 26 May 1967, San Mateo, California, USA; dobro), Shawn Lane (mandolin, fiddle, vocals), and Jason Burleson (b. 7 December 1967, USA; banjo, guitar, mandolin). Blue Highway proved to be very popular with audiences and Read more

Tony Rice - 93% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 June 1951, Danville, Virginia, USA. Although he is primarily known for his bluegrass recordings, over the course of four decades Rice has established himself as one of the leading acoustic guitarists in any genre of music. Raised in California, Rice was introduced to bluegrass by his father and grew up playing alongside his brothers Larry, Ron and Wyatt. In 1970, Rice relo Read more

Dan Tyminski - 85% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 2000s
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20 June 1967, Rutland, Vermont, USA. The multi-talented Tyminski is a mandolin player, guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer/engineer, and has played a leading role in the modernisation of bluegrass music. Born and raised in rural Vermont, Tyminski was exposed to bluegrass and old time country music as a youngster, and by his mid-teens was playing banjo in his older bro Read more

Sam Bush - 80% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 April 1952, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. As the founder of the New Grass Revival, this prodigiously talented fiddle and mandolin player helped modernise bluegrass music by incorporating disparate styles into a previously rigid musical structure.Bush began playing the fiddle in his early childhood, winning several awards before he had reached his t Read more

Rhonda Vincent - 76% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Bill Monroe - 73% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Smith Monroe, 13 September 1911, on a farm near Rosine, Ohio County, Kentucky, USA, d. 9 September 1996, Springfield, Tennessee, USA. The Monroes were a musical family; his father, known affectionately as Buck, was a noted step-dancer, his mother played fiddle, accordion and harmonica, and was respected locally as a singer of old-time songs. Among the siblings, elder Read more

Old & In The Way - 73% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Francisco, California, USA, Old And In The Way were active between 1973 and 1976. Founders Peter Rowan (4 July 1942, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; lead vocals/guitar), David Grisman (b. 23 March 1945, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA; mandolin/vocals), Richard Greene (b. 9 November 1945, Beverly Hills, California, USA; violin/vocals) and John Kahn (bass) were previous Read more

Ralph Stanley - 72% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ralph Edmond Stanley, 25 February 1927, Big Spraddle Creek, near Stratton, Dickenson County, Virginia, USA. Over the years, Stanley’s style of banjo playing has been copied by many young musicians and he has become respected (like Bill Monroe) as one of the most important artists in the popularization of bluegrass music.Stanley first started perf Read more

Barbara Mandrell - 65% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 December 1948, Houston, Texas, USA. Raised in Oceanside, near Los Angeles, California, Mandrell comes from a musical family: her father, Irby, sang and played guitar and her mother, Mary, played piano and taught music. At the age of 12, Mandrell demonstrated the steel guitar at a national convention and then worked in Las Vegas with Joe Maphis and Tex Ritter. By her teens Read more

Flatt & Scruggs - 65% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lester Flatt (28 June 1914, Overton County, Tennessee, USA, d. 11 May 1979, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; guitar) and Earl Scruggs (b. 6 January 1924, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA; banjo). These influential musicians began working together in December 1945 as members of Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys. In February 1948 they left to form the Foggy Mountain Boys with J Read more

Lester Flatt - 65% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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28 June 1914, Overton County, Tennessee, USA, d. 11 May 1979, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Versed in the old-time country music style prevalent in his rural environment, Flatt began playing guitar during the 30s. At the end of the decade he abandoned his job in a textile mill to pursue a career as a professional musician. Having made his debut on station WDBJ, Flatt became a p Read more

Steep Canyon Rangers - 63% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
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Patty Loveless - 61% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Patricia Lee Ramey, 4 January 1957, Pikeville, Kentucky, USA. The youngest of eight children, she began to write songs and sing in local venues with her brother Roger, after the family relocated to Louisville. When she was 14 years old they visited Nashville, where her singing and songwriting so impressed the Wilburn Brothers (although they felt she was not mature enough to Read more

The Country Gentlemen - 61% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This bluegrass group were first established in Washington, DC, USA, on 4 July 1957. Over the years, the various line-ups became popular at major folk and bluegrass festivals. When national interest waned somewhat in bluegrass music in the late 60s, the group still managed to exist and were never afraid to use material from a wide variety of writers and genres. When interest in Read more

Earl Scruggs - 60% match to Ricky Skaggs

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 January 1924, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA. Scruggs was raised in the Appalachian Mountains, and learned to play banjo from the age of five. In 1944, he joined Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys, where he perfected his three-finger banjo technique. He later left with fellow member Lester Flatt, to form the Foggy Mountain Boys in 1948. They enjoyed a long career spa Read more


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