Bobby Hicks recovering from hand injury

Bobby Hicks - photo by Dave RoyeWhenever we learn of a hand injury to a musician, it’s always a matter of concern. When it’s a legend like Bobby Hicks, who not only helped establish what excellence in bluegrass fiddle is all about over his long career, but is also approaching 75 years of age, it is of even greater immediate gravity.

Bobby fell and broke the ring finger of his left hand badly enough to require surgery earlier this month, but says that he recovering nicely at home.

“I’m doing OK I guess. I’ll just have to refrain from playing double and triple stops for

Let’s hope Bobby is back in top form soon!

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John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.