Ricky Skaggs Discusses Passing Of Dr. Ralph Stanley

Ricky Skaggs Discusses Passing Of Dr. Ralph Stanley (L-R) Ricky Skaggs, Ralph Stanley, Keith Whitley Bluegrass legend Dr. Ralph Stanley has unfortunately passed away last night (6/23) at the age of 89 after battling skin cancer according to a Facebook post by his grandson Nathan Stanley. As a member of the Grand Ole Opry and the …

RICKY SKAGGS PERFORMS ON NBC’S THE VOICE WITH FINALIST EMILY ANN ROBERTS

Nashville, Tenn. (December 16, 2015) – On last night’s season finale of NBC‘s The Voice, country and bluegrass legend and 14X GRAMMY winner Ricky Skaggs performed his #1 hit song, “Country Boy,” with finalist Emily Ann Roberts. Watch the full performance HERE. About Ricky Skaggs Over the course of his 40 plus year career, Ricky Skaggs …

RICKY SKAGGS SINGING DUET WITH NBC’S THE VOICE CONTESTANT, EMILY ANN ROBERTS ON TUES., DEC. 15

RICKY SKAGGS SINGING DUET WITH NBC’S THE VOICE CONTESTANT, EMILY ANN ROBERTS TODAY TUES., DEC. 15 Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs will be featured on NBC‘s The Voice vocal competition, singing with one of the show’s finalists, Emily Ann Roberts.  Skaggs’ duet with Roberts will air tonight, December 15 at 8 pm ET / 7 pm CT.   Roberts, hailing from Knoxville, Tenn., is one of Blake Shelton‘s two …

RICKY SKAGGS TAKES HOME LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION

RICKY SKAGGS TAKES HOME LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION     Last Wednesday night at the Americana Music Association’s annual Honors and Awards ceremony, legendary country and bluegrass singer Ricky Skaggs was awarded the organization’s esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist. From the stage of the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, guitar legend Ry Cooder presented Ricky Skaggs with the award. “What a thrill to receive …

CDX Trivia Question ~ Wednesday, April 16th

QUESTION: Whose ‘Hot Band’ included at various times such great musicians as Rodney Crowell, Albert Lee, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Brown and former Elvis sidemen James Burton and Glen Hardin?                                                     …