Skaggs, Ricky

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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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creatorOf Skaggs, Ricky;. Oral history interview with Ricky Skaggs [sound recording] ; 1994 January 14; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Skaggs, Ricky;. Oral history interview with Ricky Skaggs [sound recording] ; 1994 January 14; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
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associatedWith Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996. person
associatedWith Rumble, John W.; person
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Bluegrass musicians--Interviews
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