Carson, you are Rippin’ fantastic. Being from Kentucky, I enjoyed it all the more. Will listen again and again. You’ll go far if you stay focused. Love you Carson. A great gramma.
John Mulaney is an Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian. He most recently starred in the Broadway hit, "Oh, Hello on Broadway” alongside Nick Kroll. In 2015 Mulaney released his 3rd hour stand-up…
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As the newest member of Kentucky Thunder, Jeff Picker plays the double bass. His unique blend of bluegrass, folk, western swing, and jazz influences has made him a highly in-demand sideman and an exciting creative voice on the roots music scene. As a teenager, Jeff immersed himself deeply in the jazz idiom, and at the age of 18 was awarded the title of Presidential Scholar in the Arts in Jazz by the . Department of Education. In his early 20s he fell in love with bluegrass and roots music, and has never looked back. Since then he’s had the pleasure of working professionally with a wide variety of roots artists in New York City and beyond, including several years on the road with GRAMMY-winning singer/ songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz. Jeff was raised in Portland, Ore. and Dallas, Texas and lately has been based in New York City for 11 years. He’s excited to be joining Ricky and the guys as the new bassist in Kentucky Thunder.
Make your plans now to watch this week's episode of InTouch with Dr. Charles Stanley along with Andy Stanley, featuring Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder as the musical guests. The program airs on TBN ...
F if teen-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Ricky Skaggs’ career is easily among the most significant in recent country music history. If Skaggs’ burgeoning trophy case full of awards wasn’t already enough evidence of that fact, consider that legendary guitarist Chet Atkins once credited Skaggs with “single-handedly saving country music.” His life’s path has taken him to various musical genres, from where it all began in bluegrass music, to striking out on new musical journeys, while still leaving his musical roots intact.
A recent epsode of A&E's Shipping Wars covered a tricky delivery to the Dollhouse Museum, featuring Curator Lori Kagan-Moore. See the photos . (Same episode as the infamous bee shipment.)
Skaggs scored his first Number One country single in 1981 with "Crying My Heart Out Over You." He followed it with a stream of chart-toppers, including "I Don't Care," "Don't Cheat in Our Hometown," "Honey (Open That Door)" and his anthem "Country Boy," the video for which featured Monroe in a cameo. In 2009, he joined Jack White and the Raconteurs, along with Ashley Monroe, for a bluegrass take on the band's "Old Enough."
This old song is a Bill Monroe classic, he wrote and recorded it. However, there have been many other artists that have done the song including Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, Porter Wagoner and Ray Charles to name a few. Bill's original version was done in 3/4 time, of course he was a bluegrass specialist. When Elvis recorded it, he did it in 4/4 with an up tempo, it seems most have performed it this way. Print Blue Moon of Kentucky lyrics and chords, you can do it bluegrass style or in an up tempo, your choice.