Tony Rice gone
« on: December 27, 2020, 08:14:36 PM »
A great influence on my appreciation of bluegrass, and what it means to be a musician. A true genius - his music will live on for eons.

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Re: Tony Rice gone
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2020, 08:17:20 PM »
RIP.  I hadn't realized he'd been forced into retirement.....or that he lived about 20 minutes from me!?!

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Re: Tony Rice gone
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2021, 01:03:58 AM »
Was out in western NC for the last couple of weeks, and had to put Tony on heavy rotation after I heard the news. Perfect soundtrack for the Blueridge Pkwy. Spent countless hours woodshedding his crosspicking style over the years, and it still blows me away. RIP.

Wonder what’ll become of Clarence White’s D-28 now. Hope it doesn’t end up in a closet.
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