Author Archive: Buck Green
Buck Green, or John "Buckwheat" Green as he is also known, has performed as a bluegrass musician most of his life. He worked with Lonesome River Band in the 1980s, and wrote one of their more popular songs of that era, The Old Man In The Shanty. Buck currently performs with Jim & Valerie Gabehart on bass.
Much has been written about Earl Scruggs over the years, and most recently since the passing of this icon in American music. With the long-awaited June 5 release of Foggy Mountain Special – A Tribute To Earl Scruggs on Rounder Records, I decided to call [...]
I first met Tim Austin in late 1978, or early ’79, while he was traveling with the Bluegrass Cardinals. Tim was a young musician getting his start selling The Cardinals’ records, tapes, and merchandise at their live performances. They had rolled into town on a [...]