Happy Birthday To My Best Friend

HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN HEAVEN.  My best friend Steve Gulley would be 59 years old today. One of the finest men, and singers that I have ever known. First met him when we were both 12. I had a great career…

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2021 IBMA Award Nominations

I am very thankful and humbel to be nominated in 3 categories for The IBMA final ballot. I am so thankful and appreciative to all the fans and IBMA voting members that find me worthy of this attention. There are…

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Stuff And Things

Well the Covidi19 is still going around like crazy, and has really prevented hardly any live shows. I know we are all looking forward to 2021, but please don't let this year slip away. We still have holidays ahead, and…

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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…

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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…

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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.