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Don Rigsby

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Eastern Kentucky indigenous Don Rigsby found out bluegrass music early in life, nurturing his interest through Ralph Stanley records and getting together with two of Stanley’s Clinch Hill Young boys, Ricky Skaggs (who is actually Don’s cousin) and Keith Whitley. Quickly enough, he would move ahead to create his own tag with his effective tenor and special mandolin playing. Don 1st began to go after a musical profession while in university. He emerged for the nationwide scene using the Bluegrass Cardinals. Subsequently he installed with J.D. Crowe and the brand new South. He in addition has completed stints with Charlie Sizemore and Vern Gosdin and finally joined up with the award-winning Lonesome River Music group. Furthermore, he stuffed in using the Seldom Picture upon the unexpected loss of life of John Duffey, and it has been associated with Longview, Rounder’s super-group made up of top-ranked traditional bluegrass performers. The past due ’90s discovered him releasing single recordings and executing some “sibling duo” albums with Dudley Connell.

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Full Name Don Rigsby
Date Of Birth February 18, 1968
Profession Musician
Music Songs Kentucky Waltz, Bluestone Mountain, Six More Miles, The Midnight Call, The Mountain Doctor, Poor Little Rich Man, I Only Exist, The Water Lily, Little Maggie, Traveling the Highway Home, Empty Old Mail Box, Walking up This Hill on Decoration Day, Blood On My Hands, Dark And Thorny, Home in the Mountains, Little White Cross Out on Highway, Sinner Man, I've Just Seen the Rock of Ages, Medicine Springs, Dying To Hold Her Again, Vision of A Golden Crown, Bad Day in Akron, Green Briar River, The Daughter of Geronimo, You May Sing Of The Beauties, Let Me Fly Low, Drifting Too Far from the Shore, Little Spirit Man, On a High, High Mountain, Tennessee Truck Driving Man, Brand New Tennessee Waltz, Don't Sell the Land
Albums New Territory, Doctor's Orders: A Tribute to Ralph Stanley, The Midnight Call, A Vision, Meet Me By Moonlight, Another Saturday Night, Empty Old Mailbox


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1 Cousin of Ricky Skaggs.


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