Skaggs, Ricky

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1954-07-18
Americans

Biographical notes:

Country and bluegrass performer. Born July 18, 1954. Full name: Ricky Lee Skaggs. Performer, recording artist, and producer. As a teenager, worked with bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley. Veteran of Emmylou Harris's Hot Band. Hit recordings include "Heartbroke," "Highway 40 Blues," and "Uncle Pen." Career achievements include numerous Country Music Association (CMA) and Grammy awards.

From the description of Oral history interview with Ricky Skaggs [sound recording] ; 1994 January 14; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1994 Jan. 14. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841134

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Subjects:

  • Country music--History
  • Bluegrass musicians--Interviews
  • Bluegrass music--History

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)