BILLY JOE FOSTER (AND SPECIAL EDITION)
- From Duncan, Oklahoma.
- A multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who spent time as a sideman with such bands as Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys, Joe Diffie and the Ricky Skaggs Band. He also spent two years with the Country Gazette.
- 1980-1986, formed a band called Special Edition which also included Joe Diffie. Foster re-formed the band in 1996.
- 2013, died at age 51 after a bout with pneumonia.