Highways & Heartaches

Highways & Heartaches

by Ricky Skaggs

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Highways & Heartaches

On 1982's Highways & Heartaches, Ricky Skaggs had developed his bluegrass roots with new traditionalist sensibilities and catchy pop tunes that fuel this album, which is one of his best. Four of these tunes -- "Heartbroke," "You've Got a Lover," "I Wouldn't Change You if I Could," and "Highway 40 Blues" -- were chart-toppers. The remainder of the decade found Skaggs often at the top of both the country single and album charts.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/24/2009
Label: Skaggs Family
UPC: 0886973971024
catalogNumber: 739710

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ricky Skaggs   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Fiddle,Mandolin,Violin,Vocals,Background Vocals,Mandocaster
Jerry Douglas   Dobro
Ray Flacke   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Lloyd Green   Pedal Steel Guitar,Steel String
Buck White   Piano
Ernie Ball   Bass
Eddie Bayers   Percussion
Bruce Bouton   Pedal Steel Guitar,Steel String
Dennis Burnside   Piano
Jesse Chambers   Bass
Béla Fleck   Banjo
George Grantham   Vocals,Background Vocals
Bob "Barbecue Bob" Hicks   Violin
Bobby Hicks   Fiddle
Jerry Kroon   Drums
Lea Jane Singers   Vocals
Mickey Merritt   Piano
Weldon Myrick   Pedal Steel Guitar,Steel String
Rod Price   Drums
Sharon White-Skaggs   Vocals,Background Vocals
Rodney Price   Drums
Joe Osborn   Bass

Technical Credits

Ricky Skaggs   Producer,Contributor
Jim Eanes   Composer
Arthur Q. Smith   Composer
Virginia Team   Art Direction

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