• John ‘Buckwheat’ Green passes

    The world lost a great singer, musician, songwriter and entertainer last week with the passing of John 'Buckwheat' Green on March 17, 2022. Like every person, Buckwheat, or Buck as he was known by some, lived a life of normal pursuits

  • Bluegrass benefit for Buck Green

    We have another grasser in need, for whom friends have organized a benefit concert to help defray medical bills, associated costs and lost income. Regular readers will recall seeing news of John "Buckwheat" Green suffering a heart attack back in November

  • Good news from Buck Green

    John "Buckwheat" Green, who as we reported on Monday suffered a heart attack over the past weekend, went in for bypass surgery yesterday afternoon. Buck is the bass player with Jim & Valerie Gabehart, based in West Virginia. He is

  • Buck Green hospitalized

    John Green, bass player with Jim & Valerie Gabehart, is hospitalized in the Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV after suffering a heart attack on Friday night. Green, who formerly played with Lonesome River Band, is known to friends

  • The Rose Garden Inn

    Growing up in Hurricane WV was a real blessing in my life. Hurricane and surrounding towns were a hotbed of bluegrass music lovers, with a wealth of fine musicians. I remember as a young man, when my dad took me

  • Bill Browning remembered

    This contribution is the first from John "Buckwheat" Green, who we hope will be a regular contributor to Bluegrass Today. It serves as a quick introduction to his musical background, followed by his remembrance of an old friend. He is