Steve Gulley Passes

I am so sorry to be so late posting this. My best friend of 45 years, Steve Gulley passed away on August 18, 2020 at 9:08 PM here in Knoxville at The University Of Tennessee due to Pancreatic Cancer.. He…

My Old Guitar Finally Made It Home

I bought an RQ Jones from Jerry Douglas back in 1982. I just got it back 38 years later. I sold it to a guy in 1986, and then that guy sold it to Jerry Douglas a few years later…

New CD is almost finished !

Phil Leadbetter And The All-Stars Of Bluegrass "Swing For The fences" CD is almost done. Mixing and mastering is done, and waiting for a release date. I will let you know that date soon.

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Working On New Allstars Of Bluegrass CD !

We have been working this past week on the new Allstars Of Bluegrass CD at Eastwood Studios in Galax, VA. Very proud of the songs we have laid down this week. We also did out CD and promo photo shoot…

MORE IBMA AWARDS PHOTOS

Here is a couple more photos from the 2019 IBMA Awards Show from The Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, NC

Playing The Iconic Mike Auldridge Guitar

Certainly a bucket list item for me. I had seen and heard this iconic guitar on many records/CDs  during my life. The first time when I was only 11 years old. I finally got to play it for the first…

2019 IBMA "Resonator Guitar Player Of The Year"

Well......I am a little late announcing, but as of September 26th, I was voted IBMA "Resonator Guitar Player Of The Year". This came as a huge shock to me. I had just got the news 1 week earlier that I…

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The Allstar's Of Bluegrass In Studio

Phil Leadbetter And The Allstar's Of Bluegrass has started on their first debut CD for Pinecastle Records. Phil has recorded 7 CDs with them over the last couple of decades. Project is being recorded at Eastwood Studios in Cana, VA…