A to Z listing

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z

TERRY BAUCOM

  • From Monroe, North Carolina.
  • Started playing banjo at age ten with his father’s group The Rocky River Boys. Took up the fiddle at age 14.
  • He is known as “The Duke of Drive,” a reference to his ability to “drive” a song with his steady, hard-driving banjo style.
  • 1970, got his first professional job, playing fiddle with Charlie Moore (three years.)
  • 1976, joined Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Douglas and Wes Golding to form “Boone Creek.”
  • 1979, was a founding member of Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver.
  • 1985, formed The New Quicksilver with Randy Graham, Alan Bibey and Jimmy Haley. This group later became known as Baucom, Bibey, Graham and Haley.
  • 1991, was a founding member of IIIrd Tyme Out.
  • 1992, with Lou Reid formed “Lou Reid, Terry Baucom and Carolina.”
  • 1996, left the road to freelance and teach music in the Charlotte, NC area.
  • 1998, formed BlueRidge (a re-united New Quicksilver).
  • 2001, formed Baucom, Bibey and BlueRidge.
  • 2003, re-joined Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver.
  • 2007, left Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver to pursue “banjo-focused opportunities,” including teaching and producing instructional DVD’s.
  • 2008, worked with the Mark Newton Band and the Kenny & Amanda Smith Band.
  • 2009,worked with Dale Ann Bradley, the Mashville Brigade and Mountain Heart.
  • 2011, released first solo project “In a Groove” (Kneedeep).
  • 2013, released solo project “Never Thought of Looking Back” (John Boy and Billy).
  • 2013, won IBMA award for Recorded Event of the Year (for “What’ll I Do” featuring Sam Bush, Buddy Melton and others).
  • 2014, formed his own band The Dukes of Drive.
  • 2015, was inducted into the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame (Wilkesboro, North Carolina).
  • 2017, released song “Fourth and Goal” (John Boy and Billy) and was invited to perform during induction ceremonies for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Artist List

This is a labor of love,
but every dollar = a cup of coffee while
I work at keeping this resource up to date.
Thanks for whatever you send my way!