J. D. MESSER & SANCTIFIED
- From Kermit, West Virginia.
- A gospel group featuring John D. Messer (mandolin), Kenny Stanley (guitar), Jerry Sturgell (resophonic guitar), Brent Amburgey (banjo), Kayla Amburgey (bass) and Albon Clevenger (fiddle).
- Messer and Clevenger were formerly with 5 for the Gospel, Cumberland Gap Connection.
- Clevenger previously worked with the Lost and Found, Dave Evans and River Bend.
- 2013, released first album Coal Miner’s Prayer (Kindred).