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Background information
BornJune 21, 1938 (age 82)
OriginScottsville, Virginia, United States
GenresBluegrass (with jazz, country, folk and rock influences)
Occupation(s)Touring and recording instrumentalist / singer, band leader, writer, arranger, record producer / engineer, inventor, ETC
InstrumentsBanjo, guitar, bass, mandolin
Years active1949–present

Eddie Adcock (born June 21, 1938 in Scottsville, Virginia)[1] is an American banjoist and guitarist.

His professional career as a 5-string banjoist began in 1953 when he joined Smokey Graves & His Blue Star Boys, who had a regular show at a radio station in Crewe, Virginia. Between 1953-57, he founded or played with different bands in Virginia and Washington DC, such as his Virginia Playboys, Smokey Graves and the Blue Star Boys, Bill Harrell, and Mac Wiseman's Country Boys. Bill Monroe offered a job to Adcock in 1958, and he played with the Blue Grass Boys until he could no longer survive on bluegrass' declining pay due to the onslaught of Elvis Presley who cornered all music markets. Adcock continued in music and also returned to working a variety of day jobs including auto mechanic, dump truck driver, and sheet metal mechanic. Then Charlie Waller and John Duffey asked Adcock to join their struggling new band, The Country Gentlemen, whereupon their vocal and instrumental synergy prompted a reinvention and elevation of their sound, soon revitalizing bluegrass music itself.[2] They are the first group to be inducted, in 1996, into the International Bluegrass Music Association's Hall of Fame as a band entity.

Adcock has performed with his wife Martha since 1973 in bands II Generation - the first definitively newgrass group - then as Eddie & Martha Adcock, country rock band Adcock, bluegrass' Talk of the Town, The Masters, the Country Gentlemen Reunion Band, and the Eddie Adcock Band, as well as with country outlaw David Allan Coe. Most recently he tours almost exclusively with wife Martha and calls Lebanon, Tennessee his home. Eddie belongs to a number of business organizations, including IBMA and the Folk Alliance. He has served on the Board of Directors of the IBMA, Tennessee Banjo Institute and others. Eddie and Martha also founded and ran Adcock Audio, a large, state-of-the-art sound company, serving bluegrass-related festivals from the early '70s until 2006, and from that time until the present have also recorded and produced themselves and others both outside and in-house at their own SunFall Studio.[citation needed]

Early years[edit]

Learning to play on numerous instruments brought into the home by an older brother, young Eddie, with his brother Frank, played and sang as a duo in local churches and on radio stations in nearby Charlottesville. Eddie sold a calf he raised to buy his first banjo as a young teenager and immediately began touring regionally with Smokey Graves. His hobbies were boxing and drag-racing cars. As a racer, Adcock racked up 34 straight wins with his car, which he named Mr. Banjo; he also set two track records at Manassas, Virginia.. He also performed various blue-collar jobs to pay the rent. All the while, he played music at night.[3]

With the Country Gentlemen[edit]

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The Country Gentlemen originated in Washington, D.C. as the result of an automobile accident involving members of singer Buzz Busby's band, which included Eddie Adcock. To fulfill upcoming dates, member Bill Emerson called other musicians to step in; and due to the injured members' long recovery times the substitute band decided to stay together, soon naming themselves the Country Gentlemen. The band’s original members were Bill Emerson on banjo and baritone vocals, Charlie Waller on guitar and lead vocals, John Duffey on mandolin and tenor vocals, and Larry Lahey on bass. Soon after Adcock's arrival the band settled into an undeniably synergistic lineup consisting of Adcock, Waller, and Duffey, with Tom Gray on bass.[citation needed] This particular lineup, with Adcock serving as sparkplug, became known as the 'classic' Country Gentlemen, the team who drove the bluegrass sound and repertoire to new levels of experimentation, expertise, and excitement. During his tenure with the Country Gentlemen, Adcock adapted thumbstyle, or 'Travis-style', guitar finger picking and pedal steel guitar playing to the banjo, which remain unique innovations on the instrument. In addition, his driving, percussive and syncopated jazz-based single-string, soulful string-bending, and lush chordal approaches were at the heart of the group's new-form bluegrass instrumental style, as developed in the interplay between Adcock's mind-blowing fireworks-like innovations, Duffey's jazzy mandolin licks, and Waller's forceful guitar rhythm. Additionally, Adcock's powerful, assertive baritone singing also set a new standard in bluegrass trio singing and became an much-emulated model. The Country Gentlemen's style and repertoire fundamentally changed bluegrass, and the group was notably the first newgrass-slanted band and arguably the forerunner of modern bluegrass as a whole.

Then Eddie met Martha[edit]

In 1970 Eddie left The Country Gentlemen and moved to California, where he formed a country-rock band called The Clinton Special. While he performed with the group he used the pseudonym Clinton Codack. Returning east and forming II Generation, he met Martha Hearon[4] in 1973; they would marry three years later and have remained partners in music and life, garnering fans and great acclaim while touring worldwide in nearly a dozen countries from Europe to Japan. The dynamic duo of Eddie and Martha Adcock has become known as “the biggest little band in Bluegrass”. Cashbox magazine and Billboard magazine have both named them “one of the Bluegrass circuit's top acts”. Eddie and Martha have recorded a number of well-received albums on several labels and concentrate on performing as a duo, as well as playing some concerts with bassist Tom Gray.[citation needed]

Eddie and Martha, AKA The Adcocks, have appeared on Austin City Limits, Song of the Mountains, Grassroots to Bluegrass, Ernest Tubb's Midnite Jamboree, TNN's 'Nashville Now' and Wildhorse Saloon, and a host of NPR specials, as well as syndicated, Internet, and local TV and radio shows worldwide. Their video Dog aired on TNN, CMT, and CNN.[citation needed]

Surgery[edit]

In October 2008, concerns about hand-tremors, which could have compromised his performing career, led to Eddie having deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A local anesthetic having been used during the surgery so that he could remain conscious, he was able to play banjo during the procedure in order to check the effectiveness of the treatment in progress.[5] This ground-breaking surgery is the first to have been performed on a musician for the purpose of restoring his professional-level playing ability; and the resulting television, newspaper, radio and internet publicity has been seen and heard globally, fascinating and amazing the entire world.

Eddie Adcock is known for composing and/or arranging these songs and instrumentals[edit]

Songs :

ANOTHER LONESOME MORNING (ANOTHER LONESOME DAY)

LET'S

LIVING WATERS

LOVE GAMES

NEW JOE CLARK

THE SENTENCE

SING BANJO SING

STATE OF MIND

TOO LONELY TO HEAR THE RAIN

UNCLE JOE

WHAT LOVE CAN'T DO

WHISPER HILL


Instrumentals :

BLUE BELL

BOY FROM ARKANSAS

CEDAR CITY BLUES

CHAMPAGNE BREAKDOWN

DEVIL'S RUN

EDDIE S BOUNCE

EL DEDO (EL DIDO)

GUITAR ECHOES (ECHOES / EDDIE S BLUES)

LAZY BOY

NIGHTWALK

RAINBOW

RENAISSANCE MAN (R MAN)

ROAD WARRIOR

SCREAM THEME

STALK OF THE CAT, PART 1 & 2

STROLLIN (STROLLING)

SUNFALL

THOMAS JEFFERSON BREAKDOWN

TO THE RESCUE

TURKEY KNOB

TWO BY FOUR


A selected partial Adcock discography[edit]

AUDIO :

VINTAGE BANJO JAM Eddie Adcock (1963), Patuxent # 300, 2017.

MANY A MILE Eddie & Martha Adcock with Tom Gray and Friends, Patuxent # 228, 2011.

TWOGRASS Eddie & Martha Adcock, Pinecastle # 1128, 2003.

SPIRITED Eddie & Martha Adcock, Pinecastle # 1078, 1998.

RENAISSANCE MAN Eddie Adcock, Pinecastle # 1058, 1996.

TALK TO YOUR HEART The Eddie Adcock Band, CMH # 6272, 1995.

DIXIE FRIED The Eddie Adcock Band, CMH # 6270, 1991.

THE ACOUSTIC COLLECTION (Double album set) Eddie Adcock & Talk Of The Town, CMH # 9039, 1988.

EDDIE ADCOCK & HIS GUITAR Eddie Adcock with Martha Adcock, CMH # 6265, 1988.

EDDIE ADCOCK & TALK OF THE TOWN Eddie Adcock & Talk Of The Town, CMH # 6263, 1987.

LOVE GAMES Eddie Adcock & Martha, CMH # 6249, 1980.

GUITAR ECHOES Eddie Adcock with Martha Adcock, CMH # 6236, 1979.

THE IInd GENERATION Eddie Adcock & Martha, CMH # 6223, 1978.

STATE OF MIND The IInd Generation, CMH # 6208, 1976.

SECOND IMPRESSION II Generation, Rebel # 1564, 1976.

WE CALL IT GRASS II Generation, Rebel # 1546, 1975.

HEAD CLEANER II Generation, Rebel # 1533, 1974.

THE IInd GENERATION IInd Generation, Rome # RLP-1117, 1972. ('The black album', cover w/ Rome insignia only). Reprinted with black and white photo cover as 'INTRODUCING THE IInd GENERATION'.

ADCOCK, GAUDREAU, WALLER & GRAY - THE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN REUNION BAND Adcock, Gaudreau, Waller & Gray, RadioTherapy # RTR-CD-001, 2008.

COUNTRY CONCERT The Country Gentlemen, Gusto # 815, 2007. [Attenuated version (8 songs) of BLUEGRASS AT CARNEGIE HALL.]

GOING BACK TO THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS The Country Gentlemen, Smithsonian Folkways # 40175, 2007. Was 'GOING BACK TO THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS : VOL. 4' Folkways # FTS-31031, recorded 1960's, released 1973.

FOLK SESSION INSIDE The Country Gentlemen, Copper Creek # CCRS-7008, 2004. Was Mercury # SR-60858 & MG-20858, 1963.

CAN'T YOU HEAR ME CALLIN': EARLY CLASSICS 1963-1969 The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # REB-CD-7508, 2003.

ON THE ROAD (AND MORE) The Country Gentlemen, Smithsonian Folkways # 40133, 2001. Now includes bonus tracks from the 1961 Carnegie Hall concert. Was 'ON THE ROAD : VOL. 3' Folkways # FA-2411, 1963.

HIGH LONESOME: COMPLETE STARDAY RECORDINGS (2-CD Set) The Country Gentlemen, Starday King # 3510-2-2, 1998. (Early singles and album material 1957-1965.)

THE EARLY REBEL RECORDINGS 1962-1971(4-CD Box set) The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # 4002, 1998.

FOLK SONGS AND BLUEGRASS: Vol. 2 The Country Gentlemen, Smithsonian Folkways # 40022, 1991. Was '(John Duffey, Charley [sic] Waller & the Country Gentlemen) SING AND PLAY FOLK SONGS AND BLUEGRASS : VOL. 2' Folkways # FA2410, 1961.

COUNTRY SONGS, OLD AND NEW Charlie Waller, John Duffey, Eddie Adcock & The Country Gentlemen, Smithsonian Folkways # 40004, 1990. Was '(Charlie Waller, John Duffey & the Country Gentlemen)

COUNTRY SONGS, OLD AND NEW : VOL. 1' Folkways # FA-2409, 1960 & 1963; also London # 99.

NASHVILLE JAIL The Classic Country Gentlemen, Copper Creek # CC-0111, 1990. (Recorded for, but unreleased by, Mercury 1964.)

CLASSIC COUNTRY GENTS REUNION Duffey, Waller, Adcock & Gray, Sugar Hill # SH-3772, 1989.

25 YEARS The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # 1102, was #2201, 1982.

YESTERDAY AND TODAY, Vol. 3 The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # SLP-1535, released 1974.

YESTERDAY AND TODAY, Vol. 2 The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # SLP-1527, released 1973.

YESTERDAY AND TODAY, Vol. 1 The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # SLP-1521, released 1973.

THE BEST OF THE EARLY COUNTRY GENTLEMEN FEATURING THE YOUNG FISHERWOMAN Rebel # SLP-1494, released 1970.

NEW LOOK, NEW SOUND The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # SLP-1490, 1970.

PLAY IT LIKE IT IS The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # SLP-1486, 1969.

THE TRAVELER The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # SLP-1481, 1968.

SING LIVE FROM THE STAGE OF THE ROANOKE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL The Country Gentlemen, Zap # 101(Rebel subsidiary label), 1967.

BRINGING MARY HOME The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # RLP-1478, 1966. (Also released as BANKS OF THE OHIO, London # 93, Date?)

HOOTENANNY: A BLUE GRASS SPECIAL ['John Duffy (sic) and'] The Country Gentlemen, Design # DLP 613. Was Pickwick International # JS6156, 1963.

BLUEGRASS AT CARNEGIE HALL ['John Duffey & Charlie Waller and'] The Country Gentlemen, Gusto # 0696-2, 2008. Was Hollywood # HCD113, 1987. Was Gusto # 102, 1983. Was Starday # SLP174, 1962.

IN CONCERT The Country Gentlemen, London # 86 (live), Date?

FOLK HITS BLUEGRASS STYLE The Country Gentlemen, London # 52, Date?

BATTLE OF BLUEGRASS The Country Gentlemen and Jim & Jesse, London # 180, Date?

THE BEST OF BLUEGRASS (Spine title: THE LONG BLACK VEIL) Country Gentlemen, Starday # N5-2172, 1985. (CAS)

LAID BACK The Masters, Pinecastle # 1065, 1997.

SATURDAY NIGHT FISH FRY The Masters, CMH # 6268, 1990.

THE MASTERS The Masters, CMH # 6266, 1989.

SENSATIONAL TWIN BANJOS Eddie Adcock and Don Reno, Rebel # 1482, 1968 & 1992.

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COUNTRY MUSIC HERITAGE: THE LEGACY OF CMH RECORDS Eddie Adcock & Talk Of The Town and Various Artists, CMH # LP-6400, 2017.

THE PATUXENT BANJO PROJECT (2-CD set) Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, Patuxent # 250, 2014.

PICKIN' LIKE A GIRL (4-CD Box set) Daughters of Bluegrass (with Martha Adcock), Blue Circle # BCR-036, 2013.

FIRST TEAR Akira Otsuka, with Eddie Adcock and Various Artists, Patuxent # 231, 2012.

TWENTY SONGS OF THE SOUTH Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, Pinecastle # PRC 4013, 2011.

LET THE LIGHT SHINE DOWN - A GOSPEL TRIBUTE TO BILL MONROE The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Rebel # 7529, 2011.

LET THE LIGHT SHINE DOWN The Country Gentlemen, Rebel # 1675, 1991.

JOHN DUFFEY: THE REBEL YEARS John Duffey with Eddie Adcock, the Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Rebel # CD-1836, 2011.

BLUEGRASS BANJO FEATURING FLATT & SCRUGGS [['John Duff[e]y (sic) &']] The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Essential Media Group, # XX?, 2011.

BLUEGRASS BOUQUET Daughters of Bluegrass (with Martha Adcock), Blue Circle # BCR-017, 2008.

ULTIMATE BANJO Eddie Adcock, The Masters, and Various Artists, Pinecastle # 4011, 2008.

BEST LOVED BLUEGRASS: 20 ALL-TIME FAVORITES The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Rebel # REB-8004,2008.

TRUE BLUEGRASS: INSTRUMENTALS Eddie Adcock and Various Artists, Rebel # CD-8003, 2007.

BLUEGRASS: AN AMERICAN TRADITION Eddie & Martha Adcock, The Masters and Various Artists, Pinecastle # PRC-4010, 2007.

B.A.B.A. SESSIONS - VOL. 1 Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, Bay Area Bluegrass Association, 2007.

THIRTY YEARS OF BLUEGRASS The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Gusto # GT-7711-2, 2006.

IN GOOD COMPANY Jimmy Gaudreau, with Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # 8983, 2006.

TO A DOVE Heather Berry, with Eddie & Martha Adcock, Blue Circle # BCR-004, 2006.

REMEMBRANCE OF YOU Francine Michaels, with Eddie & Martha Adcock, MTM # MTM-003, 2006.

ESSENTIAL BLUEGRASS - BLUEGRASS GOSPEL Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, Pinecastle # PRC-4008, 2006.

BLUEGRASS FROM HEAVEN - ESSENTIAL BLUEGRASS GOSPEL, VOL. 2 Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, McMinnvillle # 3964 (CMH sub-label), 2005.

CLASSIC BLUEGRASS, VOL. 2 The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Smithsonian Folkways # 40163, 2005.

CLASSIC SOUTHERN GOSPEL The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Smithsonian Folkways # 40137, 2005.

THE ESSENTIAL BLUEGRASS CHRISTMAS COLLECTION - CHRISTMAS TIME'S A-COMIN' The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Time-Life # 18988, 2004.

PURE PICKIN': CLASSIC BLUEGRASS INSTRUMENTALS Eddie Adcock & Don Reno and Various Artists, Time-Life/Warner # TL- 19851-2, OPCD-8522, 2004.

RANDY WALLER Randy Waller, with Eddie & Martha Adcock, Lendel # LR-5401, 2004.

SOLDIER'S JOY: A CIVIL WAR ODYSSEY INSPIRED BY COLD MOUNTAIN Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, CMH # CD-8820, 2004.

THE BEST OF KING AND STARDAY BLUEGRASS (4-CD Box Set) The Country Gentlemen, II Generation and Various Artists, King # KG-0952-4-2, 2004.

CHRISTMAS TIME'S A-COMIN' The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Time-Life #18988, 2004.

A PINECASTLE CHRISTMAS GATHERIN' Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, Pinecastle # 1133, 2003.

CHRISTMAS IN THE MOUNTAINS The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Rebel # CD-1800, 2003.

KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE: BLUEGRASS SALUTES THE CARTER FAMILY Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # CD-8435, 2003.

PRIME CUTS OF BLUEGRASS, VOL. 63 Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, KBC # KBC-CD-0063, 2003.

A COLLECTION John Duffey, with Eddie Adcock, the Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Rebel # CD-0022, 2002.

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THE PIONEERS OF BLUEGRASS The Masters and Various Artists, CMH # CH-8660, 2002.

WORLD'S GREATEST BLUEGRASS BANJOS Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # CD-8417, 2002.

THE ESSENTIAL BLUEGRASS COLLECTION Eddie Adcock & Martha and Various Artists, CMH # CD-1798, 2002.

DUELING BANJOS Eddie Adcock & Talk Of The Town, The Masters, and Various Artists, CMH # CD-1795, 2002.

RHYTHM OF THE MOUNTAINS Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, CMH # CD-1708, 2002.

BROKEN HEARTS OF BLUEGRASS Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, CMH # CD-8411, 2002.

REGGAEBILLY Peter Rowan, with Eddie Adcock, A-Train Entertainment, 2002.

CLASSIC BLUEGRASS The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Smithsonian Folkways # 40092, 2002.

IN MEMORY OF A FRIEND: A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF RANDALL HYLTON Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, Pinecastle # 1116, 2001.

AROUND THE WORLD TO POOR VALLEY (8-CD Box Set) Bill Clifton with The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Bear Family BCD # 16425 HK, 2001.

JUST BECAUSE Mac Wiseman, with Eddie Adcock, Wise # MAC-W102, 2001.

LETTER EDGED IN BLACK Mac Wiseman, with Eddie Adcock, Wise # MAC-W101, 2001.

DESTINATION APPALACHIA Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, National Geographic / Sugo Music #SRO102, 2001.

BANJO HALL OF FAME - 42 ALL-TIME BANJO CLASSICS (3-CD Set) Eddie & Martha Adcock, Talk Of The Town, The Masters and Various Artists, CMH # CD-1794, 2001.

SONGS OF THE CIVIL WAR Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, CMH # 8028, 1998; CMH # 8060, 2001.

BLUEGRASS THEN AND NOW Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, CMH # CD-1790, 2000.

FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN - 20 BLUEGRASS CLASSICS Eddie (& Martha) Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # CD-8047, 2000.

ALWAYS IN STYLE: A COLLECTION John Duffey, with Eddie Adcock, the Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Sugar Hill # SUG-CD-3926, 2000.

SNOWFLAKES AND DIAMONDS The Abeels, with Eddie Adcock, TA # 991, 1999.

20 GOLDEN COUNTRY WALTZES Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, CMH # CD-3927, 1998.

A GIFT FOR KEITH Jim & Jesse, with Eddie Adcock, OD # 498-17, 1998.

35 YEARS OF THE BEST IN BLUEGRASS 1960-1995 (4-CD Box Set) The Country Gentlemen, Eddie Adcock & Don Reno, II Generation and Various Artists, Rebel # 4000, 1997.

BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN BANJO Eddie Adcock and Various Artists, Pinecastle # 1070, 1997.

PRIME CUTS OF BLUEGRASS, VOL. 26 Jim & Jesse, with Eddie Adcock, KBC # KBC-CD-0026, 1997.

THAT'S BLUEGRASS! 20th YEAR ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION Eddie Adcock Band, Eddie & Martha Adcock, The Masters and Various Artists, CMH # D-1779, 1995.

BLUEGRASS FROM HEAVEN - THE ESSENTIAL GOSPEL COLLECTION Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, CMH # 8008, 1995.

DOGGONE COUNTRY Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, CMH # 6273, 1994.

LEGENDS OF BLUEGRASS 3 Eddie Adcock & Martha and Various Artists, CMH # CD-3903, 1994.

FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN - 16 BLUEGRASS INSTRUMENTAL HITS Eddie (& Martha) Adcock and VariousArtists, CMH # CD-4902, 1992.

BLUEGRASS BANJOS! ['John Duffy (sic) &'] The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Pickwick # P8 285, Date? (8-track tape)

THE BEST OF BLUEGRASS, VOLUME 1: STANDARDS The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, PolyGram / Mercury # 848 979-2, 1991.

GRASSROOTS TO BLUEGRASS Mac Wiseman, with Eddie & Martha Adcock, CMH # 9041, 1990.

THE ORIGINAL BLUEGRASS SPECTACULAR! Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # CD-5902, 1990; CMH # CD-5909, 1999.

THE WORLD'S GREATEST BLUEGRASS BANDS # 2 Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # CD-5901, 1989.

THE WORLD'S GREATEST BLUEGRASS BANDS IInd Generation and Various Artists, CMH # CD-5900, 1989.

DAD THE DOBRO MAN Josh Graves & Billy Troy, with Eddie Adcock, CMH # 6264, 1988.

CHRISTMAS TIME BACK HOME The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Rebel # 1600, 1988.

BLUEGRASS, THE WORLD'S GREATEST SHOW the Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Sugar Hill # 2201, 1987.

30 BLUEGRASS HITS The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists with Eddie & Martha Adcock, Deluxe # DLX-7819, 1987.

THE WORLD'S GREATEST BLUEGRASS PICKERS Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # CD-5905, 1986, 1991.

GUITARS & BANJOS - THE HEROES Eddie & Martha Adcock with guests, and Various Artists, CMH # 9040, released 1990. (Double album: 1/2 Adcocks with guests, 1/2 Various Artists.)

BLUEGRASS - THE WORLD'S GREATEST SHOW (Originally 'The Greatest Show On Earth') The 'Original' ('Classic') Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Sugar Hill # 2201, 1987. GRAMMY WINNER.

DARLIN' DARLIN' David Allan Coe, Columbia # 39617, 1985.

FOR THE RECORD: THE FIRST TEN YEARS David Allan Coe, with Eddie & Martha Adcock, Columbia # 39585, 1984.

JUST DIVORCED David Allan Coe, with Eddie & Martha Adcock, Columbia # 39269, 1984.

THE WALLS OF TIME Peter Rowan, with Eddie Adcock, Sugar Hill # 3722, 1982.

IF TEARDROPS WERE PENNIES Mac Wiseman, with Eddie Adcock, CBS/51 West # 16280, 1980.

BOOGIEWOOGIEFLATTOPGUITARPICKIN'MAN Joe Maphis and Rose Lee, with Eddie & Martha Adcock, CMH # 6239, 1979.

SUPER PICKER SPECIAL Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # 6227, 1978.

COUNTRY GOSPEL COLLECTION Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, CMH # 9013, 1978.

MAC WISEMAN SINGS GORDON LIGHTFOOT Mac Wiseman, with Eddie Adcock, CMH # CD-6296, 2002; # 6217, 1977.

BLUEGRASS MEMORIES Crossroads Quartet, with Eddie Adcock, CMH # 6211, 1976.

BANJO IN THE HILLS The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Gusto Records # GT5-104, 1976. (CAS)

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Starday-King # N5-2102, 1976. (CAS)

CONCERT FAVORITES Mac Wiseman, with Eddie Adcock, RCA, Stetson/Hat # 3100, 1973.

BLUEGRASS ON MY MIND Reno & Harrell, Starday # SLP481, 1972.

BLUEGRASS SPECTACULAR The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Starday # SLP-232, 1963.

FIVE STRING BANJO JAMBOREE SPECTACULAR The Country Gentlemen and Various Artists, Starday # SLP-136, 1961.

DVD / VIDEO :

THE BANJO OF EDDIE ADCOCK Eddie Adcock with Martha Adcock, Homespun Tapes (instructional), 1999.

BLUEGRASS GUITAR, FINGERPICKING STYLE, TAUGHT BY EDDIE ADCOCK (Was FINGERSTYLE BLUEGRASSGUITAR TAUGHT BY EDDIE ADCOCK) Eddie Adcock with Martha Adcock, Homespun Tapes (instructional), 1990.

GREAT BANJO LESSONS / BLUEGRASS STYLE Eddie Adcock with Martha Adcock, and Various Artists, Homespun Tapes (instructional), 2007.

GREAT GUITAR LESSONS / BLUES AND COUNTRY FINGERPICKING Eddie Adcock with Martha Adcock, andVarious Artists, Homespun Tapes (instructional), 1995.

GRASSROOTS TO BLUEGRASS Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, Gabriel, 1999.

THE EDDIE ADCOCK BAND AT WOODSTOCK '92 National Entertainment Network, 1992.

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THE CLASSIC COUNTRY GENTS AT WOODSTOCK '92 National Entertainment Network, 1992.

TENNESSEE BANJO INSTITUTE Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, TBI # 01, 1992.

DOG The Eddie Adcock Band, CMH, 1996.

BANJOS RINGING Eddie & Martha Adcock and Various Artists, Wells # 01, 1998.

THE BEST OF BLUEGRASS The Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, The Bluegrass Collector's Set, 2002.

THE BEST OF BLUEGRASS GOSPEL, Part 2 The Eddie Adcock Band and Various Artists, The Bluegrass Collector's Set, 2002.


References[edit]

  1. ^Profile (with date and place of birth), bioandlyrics.com; accessed October 30, 2015.
  2. ^Eddie Adcock profile, answers.com; accessed October 30, 2015.
  3. ^Eddie Adcock profile, answers.com; accessed October 30, 2015.
  4. ^Profile, CMT.com; accessed October 30, 2015.
  5. ^Profile, BBC.co.uk; accessed October 30, 2015.
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Austin’s Cornelius Jenkins, right, breaks up a pass intended for Decatur’s Ryan Watson during the Red Raiders’ 10-7 victory at Ogle Stadium on Friday night. Decatur is 9-1 and headed to the playoffs. Austin finished its season at 4-6.

Decatur-Austin game was a classic

Both sides brought a load of emotion to the football field Friday night when city rivals Decatur High and Austin faced off at Ogle Stadium.

The Red Raiders were motivated to continue what has been a magical season. Some of their players even said they were nervous to keep the momentum going and further prove they are for real this season.

Meanwhile, Austin was a confident and determined team on a mission trying to win a second straight game over the Red Raiders for the first time since 1985.

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But there was one thing the rivals had in common: Each side was playing for its seniors.

At the end of the game, 22 Decatur and 21 Austin seniors had plenty of reasons to be proud Friday night, leading the way in an exciting game that Decatur won 10-7 and 12th-year Red Raiders head coach Jere Adcock described as “two heavyweights going at it.”

It was scoreless at halftime before Decatur recorded 10 points in the third quarter, and Austin posted a touchdown in the fourth.

Fourth-year Austin head coach David Norwood said he thought Friday night’s installment of the annual city rivalry did its part to fuel the intensity of the matchup. The rival teams have now split the past two meetings, each by a three-point margin.

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Austin won 17-14 in 2006.

With the avenging win, the Red Raiders capped a region championship season with a nine-game win streak still alive.

Decatur (9-1), which has not lost to a Class 5A team all season, will host Gardendale (6-4) in the first round of the state playoffs this week.

“I’m tickled to death for this team because these seniors, at this stage of their career, have 23 wins as a senior class,” Adcock said.

“Any time you averaging over seven wins a year, that’s pretty good, and I hope they’re not done yet.”

Austin (4-6) did not qualify for the playoffs this season, and although the Black Bears’ season ended on Friday night, Norwood gave credit to his seniors for the kind of character they have instilled in the program the past four years.

Anyone inside Austin’s football program knew exactly what Norwood meant Friday night when he told his senior class: “What you’ve done is set the tone for the future of Austin High School. For that, I thank you.”

Speake goes one better: For the Speake Bobcats, last season was a dream. And after making it to the second round of the Class 1A state playoffs and hosting an opening-round contest for the first time since 1977, the Bobcats still haven’t waked up. And that’s a good thing.

Fifth-year head coach Heath Grimes said he thought the consensus was that his team was a one-year success story, but the Bobcats have surprised naysayers this season with an even better year. With Speake’s 40-14 win over Danville on Friday night, the Bobcats’ record is now 9-1, bettering last year’s regular-season record of 8-2.

Notessimoadcock Games By: Austin Adcock

Speake will host a first-round state playoff game again,
playing Donoho (7-3) on
Friday.

Elkmont is in: For the first time since 1999, Class 3A Elkmont is in the state playoffs.

The Red Devils’ 28-26 win over 2A playoff team Tanner gave Elkmont the third seed out of Region 8.

Elkmont (5-5) will play at Sardis (7-3) in the first round.

The Red Devils’ offensive production of 17.7 points a game has held up this season, scoring 21 points or more five times under first-year Elkmont head coach Don Jacobs, who
is a former Alabama quarterback and Troy offensive coordinator.

Hazlewood still undefeated: Hazlewood’s 61-8 win over Parrish on Friday put an exclamation point on the Golden Bears’ first undefeated regular season since 1996. That year, they finished the regular season 9-0 and advanced to the second round of the 2A state playoffs.

The Golden Bears gave up just 25 points in the regular season that year, while this year’s Hazlewood defense has surrendered an average of just 12 points a game, including four shutouts.

The 1A, Region 8 champion, Hazlewood (10-0), will host Appalachian (5-5) in the first round of the playoffs.

West Morgan’s Coggins cherishes win: Class 2A West Morgan’s impressive 24-6 win at 4A East Limestone on Thursday night was an especially meaningful victory for Rebels head coach Pierre Coggins, who got his coaching start on the late Phil Cavnar’s staff at East Limestone during 1990-93.

Coggins remains a close friend of the Cavnar family.

“I love this place — I really do,” Coggins told players from both teams huddled around him after Thursday night’s game. “I learned a lot about coaching here and I’m for you all to win every week, and I wish you the best of luck in the playoffs.”

The feeling is mutual, evident by an East Limestone player echoing Coggins statement with: “You, too, Coach.”

West Morgan (6-4) will travel to Woodland (7-3) in the first round of the playoffs, while East Limestone (7-3) will play at Tarrant (6-4).