• On This Day #56 – Sawtooth Mountain Boys

    On this day .. On September 4 and 5, 1993, the Sawtooth Mountain Boys played at Wolf Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Grass Valley, California.  A traditional bluegrass band established in 1964, the Sawtooth Mountain Boys consisted of Mike Eisler (fiddle), Steve Waller (mandolin,

  • On This Day #55 – Eddie Adcock turns 80

    On this day  ..  On June 21, 1938, banjo-playing stylist Eddie Adcock was born in Scottsville, Virginia.  Edward Windsor ‘Eddie’ Adcock’s introduction to music came in the shape of an older brother, Frank, whose own interest led to him acquiring instruments, including

  • On This Day #52 – Skaggs & Whitley

    On this day … On January 8, 1971, Keith Whitley and Ricky Skaggs recorded tracks for what would be the LP Tribute to The Stanley Brothers (Jalyn JLP-129) at the Jalyn Recording Studio, 1806 Brown Street, Dayton, Ohio.   The young duo

  • On This Day #51 – Reno & Harrell 1967

    On this day … On November 2, 1967, Don Reno and Bill Harrell and The Tennessee Cut-Ups recorded two bluegrass Gospel tracks, Stepping Stone to Glory and I’m Just a Little Old Fashioned that were released as a single, King 45-6150. The

  • On This Day #49 – Charlie Moore

    On this Day … On February 5, 1959, Starday Records purchased the masters for four of Charlie Moore’s religious recordings that were later released on the EP SEP-103. The songs involved were No Grave (Is Gonna Keep This Soul of Mine); Over