Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs

 

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Rickie Lee Skaggs[1][2] (born July 18, 1954), known professionally as Ricky Skaggs, is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo.

Skaggs was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2018[3].

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Salt of the Earth
 
Salt of the Earth is an album by Ricky Skaggs and The Whites, released through Skaggs Family Records on September 25, 2007.
Highways & Heartaches
 
Highways & Heartaches is the fifth studio album by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs.
Country Boy
 
Country Boy is the seventh studio album by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs.
Comin' Home to Stay
 
Comin' Home to Stay is the ninth studio album by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs.

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Popular Albums35

Album Appearances & References72

Popular Songs23

Song Appearances & References5

Popular Live Albums1

Collaborators & Influencers43

Other Music-Related Relationships17

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Upcoming Concerts2

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Dottie West, Ricky Skaggs Set for Country Music Hall of Fame
  –  March 27, 2018
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood revealed Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West and fiddle player Johnny Gimble as the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame on Tuesday morning. Brooks, a Hall of Fame member, and Yearwood (a onetime Hall of Fame tour guide ...
Ricky Skaggs leads Country Hall of Fame Class of 2018 inductees
  –  March 27, 2018
Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs, fiddler Johnny Gimble, and beloved singer Dottie West have been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Singer Trisha Yearwood returned to the revered Nashville museum in Tennessee, where she once worked as a tour guide ...
Ricky Skaggs leads Country Hall class of 2018
  –  March 27, 2018
Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs, fiddler Johnny Gimble, and beloved singer Dottie Wes have been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Singer Trisha Yearwood returned to the revered Nashville museum in Tennessee, where she once worked as a tour guide ...
Country Music Hall of Fame Elects Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West, Johnny Gimble
  –  March 27, 2018
Ricky Skaggs, the late Dottie West and instrumentalist Johnny Gimble have been elected the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The Country Music Association hosted Tuesday’s (March 27) announcement with Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood ...
Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West and Johnny Gimble Named as 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees
  –  March 27, 2018
Three country legends are being added to the Country Music Hall of Fame‘s famous rotunda. Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West and Johnny Gimble were announced as the 2018 inductees by Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood earlier today, March 27. Ricky Skaggs was named ...
Ricky Skaggs Leads 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees
  –  March 27, 2018
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood announced the Country Music Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 at a press conference on Tuesday morning (March 27). The country music power couple revealed the names of three new Hall of Famers in the categories of Veterans Era ...
Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West and Johnny Gimble enter Country Music Hall of Fame
  –  March 27, 2018
Tuesday morning in the rotunda of Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood announced this year’s inductees into the Hall of Fame: Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West and Johnny Gimble. Skaggs is in the modern category, West is ...
Country Music Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees
  –  March 27, 2018
This year’s Country Music Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. Dottie West in the Veterans Era Artist category, Ricky Skaggs in the Modern Era Artist Category and Johnny Gimble in the Recording/Touring Musician Category. The honorees will ...
Country Music Hall of Fame to Induct Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West, Johnny Gimble
  –  March 27, 2018
When citing the names of artists that he felt were worthy of induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame before him who weren’t yet a member, Garth Brooks would often bring up the name of Ricky Skaggs. After this morning, he can take that name off the ...
Skaggs, West, Gimble named to Country Hall of Fame
  –  March 27, 2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs and Dottie West will be joining the Country Music Hall of Fame , it was announced today. Gimble will be inducted in the "Recording and/or Touring Musician" category, which is awarded every third year ...
Presley Barker shows off guitar wizardry during Nashville performance with Skaggs Local teen on Opry
  –  March 27, 2018
Traphill guitar prodigy Presley Barker, 13, achieved one of his biggest milestones yet Friday night when he performed on the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville as a guest of bluegrass and country music superstar Ricky Skaggs. Wayne Henderson, a guitar virtuoso ...
CMA Announces Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs, & Dottie West As Country Music Hall of Fame 2018 Class
  –  March 27, 2018
The Country Music Association held a press conference this morning to announce the 2018 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame-Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs and Dottie West. Gimble will be inducted in the "Recording and/or Touring Musician" category ...
2018 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
  –  March 27, 2018
We now know who the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will be. Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West and Western swing musician Johnny Gimble will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in a special ceremony held later this year. The artists were ...
Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West, Johnny Gimble Announced As Country Music Hall Of Fame Class Of 2018
  –  March 27, 2018
The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) hosted the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME (CMHOF) Class Of 2018 announcement ceremony today (3/27). DOTTIE WEST will be inducted in the Veteran Era category, RICKY SKAGGS will enter in the Modern Era category, and JOHNNY ...
FreshGrass Confirms Trampled By Turtles, Yonder Mountain String Band
  –  March 24, 2018
Trampled by Turtles, Yonder Mountain String Band, Indigo Girls, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, and Rhiannon Giddens are among the acts that will perform at the eighth annual FreshGrass. Slated for September 14th through 16th, the festival will once again ...
Ricky Skaggs to perform country classics at 2018 CMA Music Fest
  –  March 21, 2018
Nashville - 15-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs will be performing at the 2018 Country Music Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, along with his band Kentucky Thunder. Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder will be playing concerts at Nissan Stadium stage on Sunday, June 10 ...
Born to play music: Ricky Skaggs shares his story before National Fiddler Hall of Fame gala in Tulsa
  –  March 18, 2018
Ricky Skaggs’ first love was the mandolin. As a child, he showed so much skill with the instrument that locals in the audience yelled “get little Ricky Skaggs on stage” during a Bill Monroe road show. With Monroe’s blessing, 6-year-old Ricky ...
Mavericks, Lukas Nelson, Ricky Skaggs playing Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival
  –  March 13, 2018
PITTSBURGH — Alt-country favorites the Mavericks, famed bluegrass act Ricky Skaggs and one of last year's Farm Aid standouts, Lukas Nelson, will grace the stage at this year's Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. Critically-hailed multi ...
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
  –  March 3, 2018
Acoustic Routes Concerts and The Ark are pleased to announce Docabilly! A Celebration of Life and Music of Arthel "Doc" Watson, featuring Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder with special guest Nathan Bell of Chattanooga, Tenn. Joining us as emcee is Lisa ...

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