Description of Ricky Skaggs' Music:
Kentucky Thunder Line-up:
Andy Leftwich - fiddle
Cody Kilby - guitar
Jim Mills - banjo
Mark Fain - bass
Paul Brewster - guitar, vocals
Ed Faris - guitar, vocals
Recommended CDs by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder:
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Ricky Skaggs Biography:
He played with J.D. Crowe and the New South and Emmylou Harris' band, before moving to Nashville and signing with Epic Records. He released his debut album Waitin for the Sun to Shine in 1981 and made his Grand Ole Opry debut a year later. His first album with Kentucky Thunder was 1997's Bluegrass Rules, which earned a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album.
In the years since releasing his debut, Skaggs has earned more than two dozen awards for his work, including Grammys, CMA Awards, and IBMA Awards (eight for Instrumental Group of the Year for Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder).