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Ricky Skaggs

American musician, producer, and composer

Ricky Skaggs

American musician, producer, and composer
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birthday
18th
July, 1954
Birth Place
Cordell, Kentucky, U.S.
Birth Sign
cancer
Biography

Rickie Lee Skaggs (born July 18, 1954), known professionally as Ricky Skaggs, is an American neotraditional 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 Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2016 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2018. On January 13, 2021, it was reported that Skaggs had been awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Donald Trump, alongside fellow country musician Toby Keith.

instruments played
banjo
fiddle
Guitar
mandolin
Vocals
Associated Acts

Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, J. D. Crowe and New South, Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band, The Whites, Kentucky Thunder, Bruce Hornsby, Hillary Scott

Birth Name

Rickie Lee Skaggs

Genres

Bluegrass,neotraditionalist country,gospel,folk

Labels

Sugar Hill, Epic, Rounder, DCC, Atlantic, Camden, Rebel, Hollywood, Legacy, Skaggs Family

Occupations

Singer-songwriter, session musician, bandleader, producer, arranger

Years Active

1961 present

Name

Ricky Skaggs

Nationality

United States of America

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