Outside of bluegrass music, I really enjoy rock music. Queen would have to be my favorite!
“The kids really are the future of bluegrass, so we want to start them off young with a good appreciation of the music, and as possible musicians.”
“You can’t help when you hear bluegrass to move a little bit.”
“If I’m into something, I’m not a ‘halfway’ kinda person.
“The band is kinda worried sometimes...who’s he gonna pick on now? What’s he gonna say? Who’s under the microscope today?”
The first time I played with Lester Flatt was as a fill-in for Kenny Ingram,” Williams recalled.
“The message of salvation,” Jenkins said. “Jesus loves us, and he died for all.”
A song can hurt in a good way. 'He stopped loving her today' is a prime example. 
“We play the old Osborne Brothers tunes and the like, but at the same time, we want to make our own sound.”

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