Song written by Hillary Kanter & Even Stevens, was recorded by Ricky Skaggs in November 1988, for the seal Epic, with the production of Ricky Skaggs & Steve Buckingham, was sent the February 1989. On July 8, 1989, Lovin ‘Only Me reached number # 1 on the US Hot Country Songs charts and on the Canada Country Tracks lists, on July 17 it also reached # 1. It was the eleventh number one, and last until today.
"Uncle Pen" is a song written and originally recorded by bluegrass legend Bill Monroe. Besides Monroe, the song was recorded by Porter Wagoner in 1956, Goose Creek Symphony in 1971, Michael Nesmith of "The Monkees" in 1973 on his solo album Pretty Much Your Standard Ranch Stash, and Ricky Skaggs in 1984. "Uncle Pen" was Ricky Skaggs' ninth number one single on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the country chart. Bill Monroe playe
Rickie Lee Skaggs (born July 18, 1954), known professionally as Ricky Skaggs, is an American country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin; however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster and banjo.
Skaggs was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2018.
Ancient Tones is an album by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, released through Skaggs Family Records on January 26, 1999.In 2000, the album won the group the Grammy Award for Best Blueg
Honey (Open That Door)" is a song written by Mel Tillis and recorded by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs. It was originally a non-charted single by Webb Pierce that was released in 1974. It was released in February 1984 as the second single from the album Don't Cheat in Our Hometown. "Honey (Open That Door)" was Ricky Skaggs' seventh number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of eleven weeks on the country chart.
"I Don't Care" is a 1955 song written by Webb Pierce and Cindy Walker and originally performed by Webb Pierce. "I Don't Care" spent twelve weeks at number one on the C&W Best Seller charts and spent a total of thirty-two weeks on the charts."The B-side of "I Don't Care" a song entitled, "Your Good for Nothing Heart" spent six weeks on the Juke Box and C&W Jockey charts.
In 1982 Ricky Skaggs covered "I Don't Care" where it went to number one on the country charts for one week and was his second s
"Crying My Heart Out Over You" is a song written by Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, Carl Butler, and Earl Sherry and was originally recorded by Flatt & Scruggs, which peaked at #21 on the country chart,in 1960.
In 1982, the song was recorded by Ricky Skaggs. "Crying My Heart Out Over You" was Ricky Skaggs third country hit and the first of eleven number one hits on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the country chart.
"Lovesick Blues" is a show tune written by Cliff Friend and Irving Mills. The song first appeared in the 1922 musical Oh, Ernest. It was recorded by Emmett Miller in 1928 and later by country music singer Rex Griffin. The recordings by Griffin and Miller inspired Hank Williams to perform the song during his first appearances on the Louisiana Hayride in 1948. Receiving an enthusiastic reception from the audience, Williams decided to record his own version despite initial push back from his produc
"Highway 40 Blues" is a song written by Larry Cordle, and recorded by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs. It was released in March 1983 as the third single from the album Highways & Heartaches. "Highway 40 Blues" was Ricky Skaggs' fifth number one on the country chart and his fifth consecutive number one. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the chart.