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I Dig Bluegrass is devoted to Kentucky area artists, festivals and venues that make bluegrass music great. I love traditional bluegrass music as well as some contemporary stuff. I also get into old time traditional music. The music you will find here is wide ranging but it is all live and real.

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Jewell Mountain Grass – I’ll Have A Memory (With Lyrics)

Jewell Mountain Grass, recorded in 1983 by Old Homestead Records Jewell Grass Mountain was Tim Hale, Earle Hale, Johnny Carpenter, Clarence Kelly, Frank Broyles, and Vernon Litteral From the Heartfelt Bluegrass ...

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Blue Highway – Lazarus & Machine Gun Kelly

Live at the Carter County Shriners Bluegrass Festival in 2007 Thanks to Allen "Styx" Hicks and James Stiltner for the video

Clarence Kelly & Nu Cut Road – Sweetest Love

Clarence Kelly & Nu Cut Road at the Station Inn Clarence Kelly - Guitar Don Hill - Banjo Carl Caldwell - Mandolin Josh Ulbrich - Dobro Jerry Ankney - Bass Video uploaded by Jerry Ankney

Clarence Kelly & Nu Cut Road – Willy Roy the Cripple Boy

Clarence Kelly - Guitar Gerald Evans Sr - Fiddle Carl Caldwell - Mandolin Don Hill - Banjo Jerry Ankney - Bass Video uploaded by Jerry Ankney

Matt Kinmans Kountry Kut Ups – String Band Contest Morehead Old Time 2013

Matt Kinman competing in the Old Time String Band Contest at the Morehead Old Time Music Festival in Morehead, Kentucky in 2013

Heather Summers – Singing Contest – Morehead Old Time Music Festival 2013

Heather Summers competing in the Old Time Music Singing Contest at the Morehead Old Time Music Festival in Morehead, Kentucky in 2013

Larry Cordle – Shade Tree Mechanic – Rudy Fest 2013

Larry Cordle at Rudy Fest 2013 Make plans to be at Rudy Fest Bluegrass Festival next year! http://www.RudyFest.com The Rudy Fest Bluegrass Festival is now being held atop Poppy Mountain in Morehead, Kentucky. ...

Jesse and Don – Indian Ate The Woodchuck C Version – Cowan Creek

Jesse Wells and Don Rogers at the Cowan Creek Mountain Music School 2018 Jesse called this the C Version

Evans Brothers – 99 Years Is Almost For Life – Dave Evans Memorial Festival

Dave Evans Memorial Festival, Morehead Ky Oct 7 2017 Video by Allen "Styx" Hicks

Ralph Stanley II – Bluefield – Dave Evans Memorial Festival

Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys at the Dave Evans Memorial Festival, Morehead Ky Oct 7 2017 Video by Allen "Styx" Hicks Get Some Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys Music! Ralph Stan...

IIIrd Tyme Out – You Took My Sunshine – Meadowgreen Appalachian Music Park

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out at the Meadowgreen Appalachian Music Park Clay City Ky Jan 19, 2019 Video by Allen "Styx" Hicks

IIIrd Tyme Out – The Lowlands – Meadowgreen Appalachian Music Park

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out at the Meadowgreen Appalachian Music Park Clay City Ky Jan 19, 2019 Video by Allen "Styx" Hicks

Nora Brown – Rocky Island – Cowan Creek Mountain Music School

Nora Brown at the 2018 Cowan Creek Mountain Music School



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Videos With Lyrics

I am now adding lyrics to a lot of the videos.

Appalachia Rich Land Poor People 1968

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BYpJVTdeAU The land is rich with coal, yet its residents are denied adequate food, housing, or medical care. This, the Appalachian region, was the nation's first designated poverty ...

Dr. Ralph Stanley’s Funeral

Dr. Ralph Stanley's Funeral courtesy of WYMT Television WYMT Mountain News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dXshh7yiqs

Down In The Willow Garden (With Lyrics)

Down in the Willow Garden - History & Variations Down in the Willow Garden is an old traditional Appalachian "Killin' song". Many folks know it as, Rose Connelly. Down in the Willow Garden tells the story of...

The History Of Women in Kentucky Traditional Music

The History Of Women in Kentucky Traditional Music John Harrod, an accomplished fiddler and member of Kentucky Wild Horse, talks about the history women have played in traditional music in Kentucky. In this one hou...

Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender – The Brown Girl

Lord Thomas and Fair Ellender - The Brown Girl This song has been around for hundreds of years. It was known to be in print before 1750 and probably came to us from England or Scotland. Even at that time the song cou...

Old Time Fiddle Lesson – Boatin’ Up Sandy

Boatin' Up Sandy ~ Owen "Snake" Chapman, Kentucky Fiddler FolkWorks presents an old-time fiddle lesson by David Bragger. This particular tune was taught at the Goleta Old Time Fiddlers' Convention on October 14, 20...

Matt Kinmans Kountry Kut Ups – String Band Contest Morehead Old Time 2013

Matt Kinman competing in the Old Time String Band Contest at the Morehead Old Time Music Festival in Morehead, Kentucky in 2013

Heather Summers – Singing Contest – Morehead Old Time Music Festival 2013

Heather Summers competing in the Old Time Music Singing Contest at the Morehead Old Time Music Festival in Morehead, Kentucky in 2013

IIIrd Tyme Out – You Took My Sunshine – Meadowgreen Appalachian Music Park

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out at the Meadowgreen Appalachian Music Park Clay City Ky Jan 19, 2019 Video by Allen "Styx" Hicks

Whistle & Fish – Somebody’s Gonna Pay – Stidham Old Time Music Gathering

Whistle & Fish at the Stidham Old Time Music Gathering 2018 in Tomahawk, Kentucky

David Carroll and New River Line – Crazy Horse – 2006

David Carroll and New River Line back in 2006 David Carroll, Chad Gilbert, Adam Collinsworth, Ronnie King, and Jerry Wayne Chaney Video by Brian Given