Happy Birthday To My Best Friend

HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN HEAVEN.  My best friend Steve Gulley would be 59 years old today. One of the finest men, and singers that I have ever known. First met him when we were both 12. I had a great career…

2021 IBMA Award Nominations

I am very thankful and humbel to be nominated in 3 categories for The IBMA final ballot. I am so thankful and appreciative to all the fans and IBMA voting members that find me worthy of this attention. There are…

The New Masters Of Slide "Spider Sessions" is out!!

THE NEW MASTERS OF SLIDE "SPIDER SESSIONS" CD IS OUT !

After nearly a year of planning and organization, the new Masters OF Slide "Spider Sessions" is out on Mountain Home Records! 24 tracks featuring 25 of today's best…

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Stuff And Things

Well the Covidi19 is still going around like crazy, and has really prevented hardly any live shows. I know we are all looking forward to 2021, but please don't let this year slip away. We still have holidays ahead, and…

Steve Gulley Passes

I am so sorry to be so late posting this. My best friend of 45 years, Steve Gulley passed away on August 18, 2020 at 9:08 PM here in Knoxville at The University Of Tennessee due to Pancreatic Cancer.. He…

My Old Guitar Finally Made It Home

I bought an RQ Jones from Jerry Douglas back in 1982. I just got it back 38 years later. I sold it to a guy in 1986, and then that guy sold it to Jerry Douglas a few years later…

New CD is almost finished !

Phil Leadbetter And The All-Stars Of Bluegrass "Swing For The fences" CD is almost done. Mixing and mastering is done, and waiting for a release date. I will let you know that date soon.