b. USA. While playing bass acoustic guitar with David Allen Coe’s music group in the first 80s, Hayes noticed an area musician in the Brass Tap golf club in Asheville, NEW YORK. This is guitarist and vocalist Warren Haynes and because Coe and his business lead guitarist been on the idea of parting organization, Hayes suggested Haynes for the slot machine. Almost over night Haynes was employed and thus started an extended and productive musical romantic relationship with Haynes. A couple of years later on the duo remaining Coe and created their own music group, Rich Hippies. This is in Nashville, Tennessee, and others in the music group had been Dennis Robbins (slip acoustic guitar), Tommy Irwin (metal acoustic guitar) and Tag Deaver (drums). The Full Hippies stayed around for approximately a calendar year, folding in past due 1985. Afterwards, Hayes made periodic performances in Gov’t Mule, a music group originally co-led by Haynes and Douglas Allen Woody. In the past due 80s, Hayes and Haynes produced an annual charity present, The Xmas Jam: Musician’s X-Mas Reunion, back Asheville. The to begin these shows happened on 29 Dec 1989 on the 45 Cherry membership. Eventually, the Xmas Jam advanced into two displays, one hosted by each one of the duo. That provided by Hayes, the Hometown Vacation Jam, has at Asheville’s Orange Peel off.