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Eddie Adcock to Return for Neurological Update

Eddie AdcockBluegrass banjo fans will remember that in 2008, Eddie Adcock went in for his first brain surgery to correct a condition that was impacting his playing. Since that time, he has gone in for additional surgeries to maintain his deep brain stimulation surgery. A battery powered device was installed and it is possible that the battery needs attention.

Legendary Eddie Adcock Awarded 5th Steve Martin Banjo Award

Eddie AdcockLos Angeles, CA -- Banjo player extraordinaire Eddie Adcock is the 2014 recipient of the 5th annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, it was announced today in The New York Times. Adcock has been one of bluegrass music's most revolutionary performers for over fifty years. He cut his musical teeth with Bill Monroe and Mac Wiseman, and played in the groundbreaking group The Country Gentlemen, one of the most popular and progressive bluegrass bands of the late '50s and '60s.

The Gentlemen of Bluegrass with Hall of Famers

Gentlemen of Bluegrass and Hall of FamersThe Gentlemen of Bluegrass is proud and excited to announce that they will be playing several gigs this year with Bluegrass Hall of Famers, Eddie Adcock and Tom Gray. The Gentlemen of Bluegrass is a relatively new group to appear on the bluegrass scene. The Gentlemen, based within the Carolinas, are noted for their close harmonies and resonant leads in the style of Charlie Waller, John Starling, Jim Eanes, and Jim Reeves.

Twenty Songs of the South by Legendary Bluegrass Music Artists

Twenty Songs of the SouthBluegrass music was born out of the hills of Appalachia so it's no surprise that artists have been paying tribute to the South since the music's inception. The album is over a full hour of some of the finest bluegrass music by award winning artists.
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KALW Webcast Of 1960s-1970s Live of The Country Gentlemen

Country Gentlemen Live in JapanLast Saturday evening Peter Thompson and Todd A. Gracyk aired 90 minutes of bluegrass music by The Country Gentlemen, recorded live in the 1960s and 1970s on Peter's radio program "Bluegrass Signal" (KALW San Francisco 91.7 FM every Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.). The station has posted the program until March 3rd for those unable to catch the original program.

Eddie Adcock and Tom Gray Receive 2012 Washington Monument Award

Eddie & Martha Adcock with Tom GrayEddie Adcock and Tom Gray are this year's winners of the Washington Monument Award from the D.C. Bluegrass Union, honoring them for their trailblazing days with the Country Gentlemen in the 1960s and their continuing influence and excellence. "[They] have made enormous contributions to bluegrass as we know it today," said DCBU President Randy Barrett.

Eddie and Martha Adcock with Tom Gray Present 'Many A Mile'

Eddie & Martha Adcock with Tom Gray"TwoGrass" duo Eddie & Martha joins with longtime friends Tom Gray, Gene Johnson and Missy Raines to offer a peek here into some of the songs that resurrected bluegrass music in the mid-20th century. Many A Mile is composed of an award winning all-star lineup featuring Eddie Adcock (banjo & vocals), Martha Adcock (guitar & vocals), Tom Gray (bass), Gene Johnson (mandolin & vocals), Missy Raines (bass), Wes Easter (vocals) and Pete Kuykendall (vocals).

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