Ricky Skaggs Returns To Roots Music
On his new album, The High Notes, musician Ricky Skaggs plays bluegrass renditions of his own country hits.
Skaggs started performing as a young child and was considered a musical prodigy. His first number-one single was "Crying My Heart Out Over You" in 1981, and he continued to have a string of hits throughout the 1980s.
Skaggs kept a low profile for much of the 1990s, but made a comeback with the album Bluegrass Rules!, which was recorded with his backup band Kentucky Thunder.
This interview was originally broadcast July 21, 2003.
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