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Rickie Simpkins

Rickie Simpkins
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Genre: Country
Biography: A fiddler since the age of six, Rickie Simpkins is a true master of his instrument with contributions to a fairly overwhelming list of albums. Growing up in Montgomery County, VA, immersed in the sounds of his family's Appalachian roots, Simpkins would learn the banjo, guitar, and fiddle as a child, ...Read full biography
Don't Fret It
Released: 2002
Label: Doobie Shea Records
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The second solo release of veteran sideman Rickie Simpkins, Don't Fret It is a showcase of his singularly impressive talents. Joined by an all-star cast of the bluegrass elite, including friends Tony Rice ...Read full review
Dancin' On The Fingerboard
Released: 1997
Label: Pinecastle
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Dancing on the Fingerboard is excellent modern bluegrass fiddling with some vocal support from Tony Rice. Seven of the 12 tracks here are instrumental. As an oft-recorded bluegrass sideman, Rickie Simpkins ...Read full review
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