Johnny Staats is likely best known for being a bluegrass picking UPS truck driver. After the release of his first album, Wires and Wood, in 2000, this West Virginia mandolin player found himself featured in the New York Times, the
Johnny Staats comes roaring back
Mandolinist Johnny Staats kicked up quite a stir with the release of his first album, Wires & Wood, back in 2000. It was released on Giant Records, a Warner Brothers imprint, with a heavy push to print and broadcast media.