Alternate Roots


  • From Jefferson, North Carolina.
  • Formed in 1997.
  • Members included Scott Freeman (mandolin), Willard Gayheart (guitar), Katy Taylor (lead vocals), Randy Pasley (resophonic guitar), Tony Testerman (bass).
  • Gayheart and Freeman were previously with Skeeter and the Skidmarks.
  • Freeman is a songwriter whose songs have been recorded by IIIrd Tyme Out, other bands.
  • Last performance: January 2006.