• Ray Davis remembered 

    Renowned bluegrass DJ Ray Davis passed away during the evening of December 3, 2014.  He had been battling against leukemia for most of the past year. As we have told Ray Davis life story quite well in the past, we asked

  • Ray Davis passes

    Radio legend Ray Davis, who hosted an afternoon show for WAMU's Bluegrass Country for many years, died yesterday evening following a bout with cancer. He was 81 years old. Ray spent 65 years broadcasting in the Washington, DC area, 28 of them

  • Get Well wishes for Ray Davis

    We have learned that Ray Davis, long time afternoon host on WAMU's Bluegrass Country, is being treated for cancer. Ray retired from radio in 2013, after spending 65 years of his life broadcasting in the DC market, 28 of them

  • Ray Davis signs off

    This afternoon, September 30, will mark the final broadcast for Ray Davis, host on WAMU's Bluegrass Country, and a 65 year veteran of the radio industry in and around Washington, DC. Davis has voiced the station's 3:00-6:00 p.m. time slot for

  • Your Old Standby – Scott Brannon

    Those who have listened regularly to the Ray Davis show or are familiar with some of the Plum Pitiful recordings that have been released down through the years will be familiar with the name Scott Brannon, a regular in Davis’s

  • Ray Davis profiled in Radio World

    When WAMU's Ray Davis notched his 60th year in radio broadcasting, Richard Thompson put together a nice career retrospective for us here on Bluegrass Today. This past week, Ray was celebrated with a profile in Radio World, an influential trade journal

  • Ray Davis on All Things Considered

    The Weekend Edition of NPR News' All Things Considered, airing this evening (Saturday, May 3rd), will feature an interview with Ray Davis, who has just marked his 60th year of radio broadcasting. The program airs live from 5 to 6pm. (ET);

  • Ray Davis celebrates 60 years on radio

    Ray Davis, currently host of The Ray Davis Show on WAMU's Bluegrass Country, celebrates 60 years in broadcasting today (May 2). Davis joined WAMU in 1985 to host Saturday Bluegrass, and shared hosting duties for the weekday afternoon program, Bluegrass Country,