THE BLUEGRASS BAND
- Formed originally in 1972 by former Blue Grass Boy Butch Robins (banjo). Other members: Alan O”Bryant (guitar), Blaine Sprouse (fiddle), Ed Dye (bass.)
- Group disbanded after one year, but re-formed in 1989 as a recording band with Dudley Connell, Larry Stephenson, Ronnie and Rickie Simpkins, Wayne Henderson, other musicians.
- They recorded four albums of bluegrass standards and gospel music, the first recordings on the Hay Holler label, sold primarily by mail order on television info-mercials.