Tag: Wayne Taylor

Wayne Taylor surgery a success

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway’s Wayne Taylor underwent successful quadruple bypass surgery this morning. As of 2:15 p.m., he is in recovery and resting. His wife, Sharon, and Tim Stafford are with him at the hospital. Doctors plan to get Wayne up and walking sometime tomorrow, and expect a […]

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Wayne Taylor’s surgery postponed

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Many folks have inquired about the status of Wayne Taylor, who had been initially scheduled for open heart surgery earlier today. We have learned that his surgery has been postponed until at least tomorrow (5/17), but not owing to any decline in his condition. The […]

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Blue Highway’s Wayne Taylor hospitalized

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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This statement was just released from Blue Highway… Blue Highway’s highly respected and much loved bass player, songwriter, and vocalist Wayne Taylor has been hospitalized on Friday, May 13, with heart surgery impending on Monday. Wayne experienced chest pain on Thursday evening, leading him to an […]

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Having a Coffee with …..  Wayne Taylor

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Blue Highway’s Wayne Taylor started playing guitar when he was 13. Due to some health problems he spent a couple years in a wheelchair. Taylor had a cousin who played and he showed him a couple chords and he took it from there. After recovering […]

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For a Season – Matt Wallace

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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One of the latest sidemen to make a solo debut is bass player Matt Wallace. A Knoxville, TN native who has done stints with Newton & Thomas, Paul Williams & the Victory Trio, David Parmley & Continental Divide, and Audie Blaylock & Redline, among others, […]

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Cardboard In Her Shoes – Dave Yates

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dave Yates’ 4-song EP, Cardboard In Her Shoes, has got East Tennessee written all over it. Of course Yates himself is on the faculty in the East Tennessee State University’s bluegrass music program, and has plied his trade as a singer, songwriter and instrumentalist in the […]

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More photos from Loudoun

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As promised, here are more of Frank Baker’s photos from last weekend’s Loudoun Bluegrass Festival. This batch captures the competition, the barn dance and the overall Loudoun vibe. This weekend, Frank will be snagging images at Gettysburg. Look for those next week. Band Contest Winners […]

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Debut single from Matt Wallace

| January 16, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Pinecastle has announced a March 11 release date for For A Season, a solo project from Knoxville bass player and vocalist, Matt Wallace. The album features Matt and a number of other very talented singers, including Paul Brewster, Jesse Gregory, Wayne Taylor and Jerry Cole. […]

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Wayne Taylor: It’s About Time

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
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From the moment I had the new solo project from Blue Highway bass player Wayne Taylor in my hands, I couldn’t wait to hear what it sounded like. I won’t leave you in suspense — it’s great. Appropriately titled (“long overdue” comes to mind), it’s […]

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It’s About Time – Wayne Taylor

| April 10, 2012 | 1 Comment
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In one of the most appropriately titled projects in recent memory, Blue Highway bass player and lead vocalist Wayne Taylor has just released his first solo project since joining the group, It’s About Time. I had a chance to speak with Wayne recently about the project and […]

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