The Wood Family My dad bought a guitar from a friend of his. Never ever had one in his hands before. He saved it from being repossed. He put in the closet for about a year. Dad and mom started going to church and they ask God to forgive their sins. The people at the church talked dad into learning a couple cords on that guitar. He did.
Jim Hurst’s unique picking style and mastery of bluegrass guitar wows audiences and is revered by both novice guitar players and his musical peers. His eclectic career has made him a remarkable performer, an experienced instructor and a highly sought after session musician. His affability and gregariousness make him one of the most approachable musicians of his caliber.
Carl Story (May 29, 1916 - March 31, 1995) was an influential bluegrass musician and leader of his band the "Rambling Mountaineers". He was dubbed "The Father of Bluegrass Gospel Music" by the governor of Oklahoma.