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RICKY SKAGGS


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Richard Lee "Ricky" Skaggs (born July 18, 1954) is a country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo.

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by Michael Major - November 02, 2021

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by Sarah Jae Leiber - August 23, 2021

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by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 22, 2021

Rory appeared on the TODAY show this morning to discuss life on his Columbia, Tennessee farm with 7-year-old daughter Indiana, the new record, and its themes of everyday life, heartbreak, healing, and salvation. ...
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 09, 2021

On June 1, 2020, his alma mater, Lawrence County High School in Louisa, Kentucky, bestowed upon him an honorary high school diploma for all of his work in music....
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 22, 2021

For the last three-quarters of a century, in the world of bluegrass music, one thing has always been certain; the cream rises to the top....
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by A.A. Cristi - January 07, 2021

For the last three-quarters of a century, in the world of bluegrass music, one thing has always been certain; the cream rises to the top. And it didn't take long for International Bluegrass Music Association Award-winner Justin Moses to rise to his now prestigious status as one of the finest multi-i...
Ricky Skaggs Reveals Quadruple Bypass Heart Surgery Photo Ricky Skaggs Reveals Quadruple Bypass Heart Surgery
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 04, 2021

Last week, Country Music Hall of Fame member Ricky Skaggs revealed he experienced a major health scare over the summer. In an exclusive interview with PEOPLE, Skaggs details the circumstances that led him to quadruple bypass heart surgery last June. ...
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by A.A. Cristi - December 21, 2020

Country artists are reacting to the passing of GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter K.T. Oslin. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member died today at the age of 78....
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 03, 2020

Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown's LIVE WIRE on SiriusXM's Prime Country Channel 58 will debut new episodes for November, starting Wednesday, November 4....
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 21, 2020

In preparation for the upcoming 24 hour livestream event “Pure River at the Ryman”, Harvest Sound International this morning announced the addition of multiple leading Christian artists...
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Charlie Daniels Jr., son of the late Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member Charlie Daniels, today announced a new direction for his father's legacy. ...
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by Sarah Jae Leiber - August 31, 2020

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, in partnership with YouTube and the country music community, will stage the most ambitious digital fundraiser in the museum’s history, BIG NIGHT (At the Museum)....
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Finding inspiration from The New York Times Magazine's “1619 Project,” James Weldon Johnson's “Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing” as well as the work of historian Taylor Branch, Grammy-award winning pianist, singer and songwriter Bruce Hornsby debuts “Bright Star Cast.”...
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 DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family, has just announced DelFest At Home, a streaming event celebrating musical highlights from DelFests past....
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This weekend, COUNTRY MUSIC and bluegrass icon Ricky Skaggs returns to his home away from home, the Grand Ole Opry. For the past five weeks, amidst the current COVID-19 crisis and without an audience in attendance, the Grand Ole Opry has remained on the air as it has for 4,919 consecutive Saturday n...
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by Kaitlin Milligan - November 21, 2019

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by Kaitlin Milligan - November 12, 2019

Monday night, at the 57th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, American music icon Randy Travis was presented the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award. Performing two of Travis' biggest hits were Garth Brooks, singing “Forever and Ever, Amen,” and Carrie Underwood, singing “Promises.” The duo then joined ...
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Music distribution service CDX Nashville has launched CDX TRACTION POSITIVE COUNTRY with Mark Piland serving as Chart Editor. This new format features positive message music with themes of faith, family and home. The new initiative includes music delivery to all radio stations who program this incre...
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